Robust wrestling team dominates week one

By Dan Hardenbrook The co-op Varsity Wrestling team recently made their return to the mat, starting off a 2023-2024 season that has high hopes and more participants, meaning more full weight classes and because of it, better opportunities to compete as a team for Head...

Lady Indians roll in season opener

By Dan Hardenbrook It was a nearly perfect performance on night one of a new season for the Newberry Lady Indians Varsity Basketball team, as they took down EUP Conference opponent Pickford 46-29 last Friday. A large crowd came to see if the momentum from a historic...

Newberry’s Joe Austin retires

By Dan Hardenbrook If it’s a Friday night under the lights, Newberry’s Joe Austin has been there calling the shots. And when the 2024 season kicks off next fall, for the first time in 48 years, high school football’s one constant will no longer be coaching. Austin, a...

Engadine boys rebuilding with confidence

By Dan Hardenbrook Step on the Engadine Eagles basketball court and you’d better be ready to battle. Young, often outsized, sometimes overlooked, the Eagles plan to catch everyone’s attention not with what they do, but how they do it. “We lost a lot of experience, but...

Thanksgiving tournament setback for Emeralds hockey

By Dan Hardenbrook The Thanksgiving weekend schedule for the Emeralds Varsity hockey team took them to tournament play in Big Rapids. Unfortunately, it was a tough time to try to mount a comeback after the season-opener loss. The Emeralds were stunned in the final...

Local players given post-season awards

By Dan Hardenbrook The Newberry JV and Varsity Football seasons celebrated their 2023 season with an end of the season celebration and banquet. It was the official wrap up for the season where both JV and varsity teams had great success and several standout...