On this week’s episode of Spartans, Wolverines and Beards Podcast, Layne breaks down the much anticipated return of boys’ and girls’ high school hoops.
A new trend of favorable COVID-19 metrics in Michigan has led the state to allow youth contact sports to resume, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday.
In a reflection of statewide pressure to reopen winter athletic programs and other school activities, the Three Rivers Board of Education (BOE) adopted a resolution in support of lifting statewide restrictions that are currently in place. The resolution asks Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to approve restarting school winter athletic programs. BOE President Erin Nowak clarified that the resolution would not actually reopen Three Rivers Community Schools (TRCS) sports programs and other extracurricular activities, but instead would ask the state to lift restrictions.
Longtime Executive Secretary Pat Kulikowski is retiring after “nearly 34 years” of service for St. Joseph County. As a result of Kulikowski’s impending retirement, the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners approved a request for an exception to the county’s hiring freeze from County Administrator Teresa Doehring to fill the vacancy.
The fellas discuss the results of the MHSAA District 8 State Finals, and the imminent departure of Matthew Stafford and what direction the Detroit Lions should take next.
This week’s episode of Spartans, Wolverines and Beards Podcast features a very special guest, Head Coach Jerry Schultz of the Centreville Bulldogs.
Dates for reopening Three Rivers Community Schools buildings to students have changed following a Board of Education meeting Monday. Pre-K through fifth grade students will now begin attending school in person next Tuesday, January 19. Middle and high school students will return to hybrid learning as previously planned on Monday, January 25. However, they will now return to full face-to-face instruction two weeks later, on February 8. Also at Monday’s meeting, new school board members were welcomed, new officers were chosen, and Superintendent Ron Moag provided an update on current capital improvements.
WSV’s resident sports guy Layne Deuel recaps an exciting weekend of regional high school playoff football.
This week, the fellas break down the return of High School football and what it means for a couple local teams still left in the playoffs. Jordan breaks down the past two weeks of Michigan and Michigan State basketball, while Layne outlines who he’d like to see as the next General Manager and Head Coach for the Detroit Lions.
Who should stay? Who should go? Find out on this week’s episode! On top of recapping the disappointing status of Michigan sports, Jordan and Layne recap the past week of St. Joe County High School sports action.
*Mild swearing in episode* In this week’s episode, Jordan and Layne discuss notable achievements for some local High School sports teams. They also re-debut their infamous “pick ’em” segment, and discuss their predictions for Michigan and Michigan State’s win/loss records for the 2020 season. Lastly, they discuss the Lions’ 34-16 win in Jacksonville.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Michigan and Michigan State football is back! On this week’s episode, Layne and Jordan conduct a deep dive on Michigan and Michigan State’s football programs. The fellas also discuss some High School sports and preview the Detroit Lions’ Week 6 opponent. Mild swearing in episode.