As 2021 begins, the athletic teams at Saugatuck Public Schools will go without a mascot. With the help of the public and a small group of students in a selection committee, the new mascot should be announced by the end of February.
Several Michigan high school teams in Football, Volleyball and Girls Swimming and Diving were back to work on preparing for the remainder of their playoff seasons Monday. After practices Tuesday, another pause came to sports.
Just over 24 hours after Governor Gretchen Whitmer updated Michigan residents on a possible return to some normalcy with gyms and pools reopening, big news came for the high school sports ranks involving their fall programs.
Five of the seven Kalamazoo area schools will vie for spots in the Michigan High School Athletic Association's State Semifinals in football. The other two play for spots in the State Finals next weekend.