In Branch County high school sports, the winter schedule of events for county schools tips off this week with girl’s basketball. The opening games are tomorrow night with Bronson at home against Homer while Quincy hosts Hillsdale.
Coldwater starts its season, in both boy’s and girl’s basketball, a week from tomorrow night against Battle Creek Central with the girl’s hosting Central while the Cardinal’s boy’s team opens on the road. Our first basketball broadcast of the season on AM 1590 and FM 95.5 is coming up this week on Friday night with girl’s hoops and a county matchup as Union City hosts Bronson.
The MHSAA fall season concluded this past weekend with the state football finals at Ford Field in Detroit. The only Southwest Michigan school with a shot at a championship, Constantine, had their season end with a loss on Friday as the Falcons fell to Ithaca, which won its third straight Division Six championship.
Two schools from Grand Rapids finished their seasons with victories. Grand Rapids Christian won the Division Three title while Grand Rapids South Christian captured the Division Four title. The other schools crowned champions were Detroit Cass Tech in Division One, Birmingham Brother Rice in Division Two, Portland in Division Five, Ishpeming in Division Seven, and Harbor Beach in Division Eight.
Today on the Coach’s Corner, it’s Coldwater Gymnastics Coach Kim Nichols.