Baldwin cancels softball season
BALDWIN — Baldwin athletic director Shawn Williams said the school has canceled its last two softball games for lack of participation.
The baseball season has been canceled for the same reason.
“No coaches have been interviewed for 2018-19 positions,” he said.
The Athletic council will be interviewing in mid-June. The end of the year sports awards will be June 7 at 6 p.m.
On the 2018 football schedule, Williams said Baldwin will play Camden-Fairbanks Academy at Okemos on Aug 25 at 2 p.m. On week 4, Baldwin is at defending state champs Central Lake. Baldwin is at Crossroads and Brethren and plays Bear Lake.
“Also, Mesick and Marion are now officially in our conference in all sports,” Williams said.
Returners are Ryan Kolenbrander, Dexter and Derrick Hossler, Darrion Hayter, Brad Taylor, Ian Lemuiex, HB Nichols, Davion Clark-Coats, Dyan Hibma, Dreck Mock, Leonard McNeely, Jesse Pacino, Jalik Hawkins, Davon Williams, Jacob Emmertt, Mason Pieske Darrin Thomas, Demarko Williams, Issah Defrece, and Lavonte Palmer.
The varsity volleyball schedule includes Pentwater Falcon invite and Crossroads Cougar Invite. New to the schedule are Orchard View and Traverse City Christian.
Returners are Jazzlyn Johnson, Jenna Johnson, Mariah Sowel, Areyanna Boatwright, Monique Rowland, Kendra Washington, Jennicka Cook, Dayana Defrece, Alissa Banard and Carrie Kent. Others are Morgan Titus, Kendre Speer, Ciera Piekse, Savanna Bloom, Angelica Vanderguild and Hailey Debrunye.
In cross country are Ryan Kolendbrander, Logan Thesis, Derrick Hossler, Lenny McNeely, HB Nichols, Dylan Hibma and Monique Rowland.
Williams said he is “super excited,” with this year’s junior high football team.
“In three years we have won two conference titles and won 14 out of 17 games,” he said. Players are Carmelo Lindsey, Karlito McKinney, Aveon Hobbs, HB and Max Nichols and Aiden Olsen.
“We will have 12 second-year players ready to get on the field and a bunch of first-year players ready to get on the field,” Williams said.
Junior high volleyball players are Azariah Boatwright, Sarah Debrunye, Naomi Marsh-Robinson, Daisy and Krista Simmons, Isabella King, Mackenzie Sessions, Kelsey Hayter, Bre-Indel Watkins, Arnesaha Jones, Raylynn Adams and Errion Jennings.
Junior high cross country runners are Evan Wogotze, Dylan Rowell, Avery Shooks, Naomi Marsh-Robinson, Brittney Farr-Radar, Sarah Debrunye, Brooklyn Wheetley and J’hyra Shannon,
New for fall 2018 will be elementary volleyball with a four-week season.
“It will be run as a club sport at the elementary level,” Williams said.