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School Spirit Contest

After a successful debut in 2013, the Southwest Michigan Spirit Tournament is back for 2014.  Last year, 32 Southwest Michigan high schools and communities were able to put their pride on display.  Thousands of photos and hundreds of videos were submitted and reached over 22,000 people who cast over 1.3 million votes for their community!

Varsity Boys Basketball headed to district finals!

Brawley sends Niles to district finals Published 7:51am Thursday, March 6, 2014 Email Print Comments KALAMAZOO — Faced with the possibility of playing his final high school basketball game, Niles senior Tate Brawley refused to let it happen. Brawley’s tip-in and two free throws during the final 24 seconds of Wednesday night’s Class A district

Varsity Boys Basketball results March 3, 2014

Brawley, Rasler lead Niles past Mustangs Published 7:38am Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Email Print Comments PORTAGE — Tate Braley and Gavin Rasler combined for 27 points as the Niles boys basketball team advanced to the Class A District semifinals Monday night. The Vikings slipped past host Portage Central 50-46 to move into Wednesday night’s game against

Niles Lady Vikes results February 26, 2014

Vikings advance to Class A district final Published 7:52am Thursday, February 27, 2014 Email Print Comments KALAMAZOO — One year removed from a season that didn’t include a single victory, the Niles girls basketball team is now one win away from a Class A district championship. The youth-laden Lady Vikings punched their ticket for Friday

Wrestling News

Thornton twins give the Vikings some personality Published 1:43pm Thursday, February 20, 2014 Email Print Comments Niles High School wrestlers Wyatt Thornton and Cody Thornton have made an impact with their performance and personalities. “They’re happy go lucky,” said Niles wrestling coach Todd Hesson about the identical twins. “Wyatt and Cody are big into the outdoors.

Lady Vikes results February 24, 2014

Tourney time: Girls basketball districts get under way Published 9:07am Monday, February 24, 2014 Email Print Comments It might be a bit of an understatement to call the Dowagiac girls basketball team an underdog in tonight’s Class B District opener at Benton Harbor. After all, the Chieftains are 3-18 on the season and their opponent,

Bowling Results February 22, 2014

Varsity girls Team 7 th place 3126 pins 148.8 ave per game 21 games total Singles qualifier girls Kelsey Medlin  14 th  1070  pins for 6 games 178.3 avg. Jorrdan welch  20 th   1036 pins for 6 games 176.6 avg. Out of 76 entries Varsity boys Team 10 th place 3365pins 160.23 avg. per

JV Wrestling Team State

Wrestlers from Niles High School won the MYWAY JV State Championship Sunday in Battle Creek. The Niles Team beat Lowell 42-7, Williamston 48-6, Forrest Hills Central 43-9, New Lothrop 35-20, Pinckney 57-3, and Grand Blanc 55-6. Cade Stephenson, Brendon Hall, Courtland Lamberton, Mitch Findeisen, Cody Thornton, Carter Rauch, Alex Bata, and Wyatt Thornton were all

Niles High School Wrestling Varsity finishes 4th place at Round 2 State

Sport Wrestling Varsity Place 4 Points 43 Game Recap Lowell defeats Niles in Round 2 of State 43-16. Box Scores Championship Games 103 lbs Name School Result Time Winner Lucas Hall Lowell 17-2 Tech Fall Defeated Andrew Flick Niles 112 lbs Name School Result Time Winner Brendon Meek Niles Defeated VOID Lowell 119 lbs Name

Niles High School Wrestling Varsity finishes 1st place at Team State Day 1

Sport Wrestling Varsity Place 1 Points 43 Game Recap Niles defeats Byron Center at Team State 43-24 Box Scores Championship Games 103 lbs Name School Result Time Winner Andrew Flick Niles 16-6 (Major) Defeated Austin Krantz Byron Center 112 lbs Name School Result Time Winner Brendon Meek Niles Fall 3:39 Defeated Taylor Rambin Byron Center