Baseball secures conference and district titles

Head coach Brian Deal’s varsity baseball team was conference champion for the second year in a row, with a 10-4 record. The players were also were back-to-back district champions, beating Three Rivers in the final game. Coach Deal is equally proud of his team’s performance in the classroom. When the team members’ grade point averages were totaled, they were one of the top five academic teams in the state, earning all-state academic. Jackson Bowles was an individual all-state academic.

Caden Bowling, Cole Gebben, Drew Habel, Connor DeVries were 1st team all-conference. Carter Brown and Jackson Bowles were 2nd team all-conference. Mitchell Beyer and Logan Cohrs were all-conference honorable mention. Coach Deal was named Wolverine Conference Coach of the Year.

At the district level, Cole Gebben, Logan Cohrs, Connor DeVries and Mitchell Beyer were selected 1st team all-district. Coach Deal was selected as district coach of the year.

Drew Habel was named most valuable player by his teammates and Liam Cohrs was named most improved.

Coach Deal says, “I am really thankful that our coaching staff had an opportunity to work with such great student athletes. They gave great effort every day and that paid off. We accomplished those goals that we set out to achieve early in the season. 

I’d like to thank all the parents of our players for their support. I would also like to thank our coaches, Dave Malito, Kevin Wilson and Andy DeVries. They gave a lot of time to help these athletes improve on the field.”

Girls soccer season indicates a promising future

Vicksburg’s season ended with a dramatic 1-0 loss to Harper Creek in the district game. The team had a great year, finishing second in the conference with 6 wins and one loss.

Several players received awards in the conference and the district in the 2022-2023 season. The team selected Hannah Devries as Most Valuable Player and Emelyn Germay as Most Improved.

Ella Rohrstaff and Hannah DeVries were selected first team all-conference. Bella Hillard, Rylee Crabtree, and Eleanor Lincoln were selected to the second team. Madison Ames and Kendra Cooley made honorable mention, all-conference.

Ella Rohrstaff, Bella Hillard, Hannah DeVries, and Eleanor Lincoln were selected to the All-District Team. Coach Lahou Boulnemour says this season was “a great improvement over the last season, and despite several injuries, we managed to have a great and successful season.”