Posted on 23 January 2014.
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TOPS weight loss support group
Jan. 28: Take off pounds sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss support group for men and women, meets every Tuesday at the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Your first visit is free so come check out what TOPS can do to help you reach your weigh loss goals! Weigh-ins 8:15-9am, meeting starts at 9:15am. In case of inclement weather, meetings are cancelled if Tri-County or Cedar Springs schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #4
Winter Family Fun Day at HCNC
Feb. 1: Be a proud Michigander get out and enjoy winter. Here is your chance to come out and play in the snow with us. Children’s games, free snowshoe walk with your family, snowman or snow animal building contest, hula hoop contest, bubble blowing (if temp is below 32), make a snow glove, use our water filled bottles of color to create snow art in our open prairie. Then warm up with a bowl of chili or some s’mores around the campfire at Camp Lily’s location. Saturday, February 1 from12 noon to 3 pm. Donation of $6/person or $15 family. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. 616-675-3158. #4
Springs Soccer Registration
Feb. 4&6: Springs 2014 Soccer Registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is Tuesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 6 at Burger King Restaurant, 4065 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs from 6 – 8 pm. Fee for the Spring Session is $60 per child with a $5 discount per child for families registering 3 or more players. Players must be at least 4 years of age by March 24, 2014. First time players – please bring Birth Certificate for age verification. Please complete online application at www.eayso.org – print two copies and take advantage of our Express Lane! These will be the final registration dates for the Spring Season. Please tell you friends and neighbors. If you have questions please contact us through the link on our website: www.ayso902.org. #4-6p
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Posted on 07 November 2013.
Tri County U12 Girls take first place at the Allegan AYSO Halloween Classic Invitational
Tri County U14 Girls take second place at the Allegan AYSO Halloween Classic Invitational
The Allegan AYSO Halloween Classic Invitational was held last weekend. Forty-one AYSO teams competed in tournament play. Only the top four teams of each division went on to compete in championship play on Sunday. Tri County (region 1298) brought four AYSO teams.
The U12 Tri County Girls competed in a bracket of 10 total teams and only the top 4 of that bracket of 10 went on. They ended Saturday in first place and then played two games on Saturday and came out in first place in the championship.
The U12 Boys competed in a bracket of eight teams, where the top two from each bracket of 4 went on to play on Sunday. They placed fourth in their division.
The U14 girls competed in a bracket of five teams. They were in first place at the end of Saturday and placed second in the championships games on Sunday.
The U10 boys team also competed, but did not place on Saturday.
All four teams represented Tri County Soccer well. The sportsmanship and endurance they showed was phenomenal. Many thanks to the kids for their hard work and dedication. Also a big thank you to the coaches, families and friends for all the hard work they did. If anyone is interested in signing up for Tri County AYSO REGION 1298 soccer, they can go to the web page for information. It is tricountyayso.com.
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Posted on 28 June 2012.
Three Tri County AYSO teams placed in this year’s AYSO Section 8 Tournament held on June 22-24, 2012, at the Creal Soccer Complex & Heritage Park in Coldwater, Michigan.
Three Tri County teams all finished in third place: The U10 girls team, the U12 girls team, and the U14 boys team (which had both boys and girls on the team). Some 70-plus teams were scheduled for the tournament.
Congratulations to you all!
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Posted on 30 September 2011.
Luke Dault (17) chases down the ball. Also pictured: #18 Kyle Szirovecz and #13 Robert Klein.
On the crisp night of Tuesday, September 20, Red Hawk stadium was buzzing with the sound of excited AYSO/CASSA players and their parents as they came to cheer on the Cedar Springs boys varsity soccer team, who was playing against the Sparta Spartans. The Spartans took an early 1-0 lead, but the Red Hawks quickly tied it up when Robert Klein connected with a cross from Kyle Szirovecz, heading the ball in over the keeper’s gloves (30:35). Mitch Hanmer’s well placed throw in to Klein, resulted in the second goal, as Klein kicked the ball over to Szirovecz, who blasted the ball into the back of the net (16:03). The Red Hawks finalized their 3-1 win, when forward Kyle Szirovecz accepted the ball up the field from defender Dontae Ensley, allowing Szirovecz to maneuver through several defenders and shot the ball into the lower corner of the net (34:08).
Following the game, Coach Avink and the team wanted to thank everyone that came out and supported us during our AYSO/CASSA night. “It was a huge success. The guys had some great wins this week and we are excited to continue to move forward in the up coming games!” he said.
Trevor Rose (12) attacks the ball. Also pictured: #20 Jon Shaw and #13 Robert Klein.
On Thursday, September 22, the Red Hawks traveled north to challenge the Big Rapids Cardinals. The Red Hawks took an early command of the game when Robert Klein connected with a pass from Kyle Szirovecz and sent the ball in to the back of the net (16:32). Red Hawk fans cheered when Szirovecz broke away from the Cardinal defense and drilled the ball past the keeper, increasing Cedar’s lead 2-1 (6:40). Szirovecz scored again 11 seconds into the second half, from a perfect cross sent to the net by Klein (39:49). Minutes later, Szirovecz scored a hat trick when he knocked in his third goal of the evening to bring the Red Hawks to a comfortable lead of 4-0 (29:42). With 37 seconds left on the clock, defender Dontae Ensley, tiptoed his way up field during a Cedar Springs corner kick, he got his foot on the ball and drilled it past the keeper giving the Red Hawks a 5-0 shut out victory over the Cardinals.
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