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The new and very improved Grand Haven softball team is ready to test itself in Saturday's district tournament

2015 Girls district soccer tournament pairings, results

Muskegon Clippers set to kick off their second season with a Friday night game at Marsh Field


The following are matchups, sites and times for Saturday’s Division 1, 2, 3 and 4 district softball tournaments involving area high school teams.

The champion of each tournament advances to next weekend’s regional tournaments in their respective classes.

The …

By Nate Thompson

GRAND HAVEN — Nobody is taking the Grand Haven softball team for granted any more.

A good example of how the Buccaneers go about their business these days came on May 20 in the second game …


Madisyn Brockelbank scored with 7:20 left in regulation to lead the Ludington girls’ soccer team over Whitehall 1-0 on Thursday night in Division 3 district semifinals.

Jacquelyn Lynch was credited with the assist on the Oriole goal while goalkeeper …


Division 1 Grand Haven

Jenison 2, Mona Shores 1
Holland West Ottawa 2, Grand Haven 1
Grandville 11, Grand Rapids Union 0

Division 2 Fruitport

Spring Lake 1, Reeths-Puffer 0
Fruitport 3, Coopersville …


The Muskegon Catholic girls soccer team posted a 4-0 win over Montague in the Division 4 district semifinals on Thursday.

The Crusaders outshot Montague 28-3 and used a balanced scoring effort in the win.

Molly Conroy gave MCC a …


The Western Michigan Christian girls’ soccer team defeated Kent City Algoma Christian 6-0 on Thursday in Division 4 distict semifinals.

Kaylee Collins and Cassie Kingma each scored two goals for the Warriors while Alexys Riksen and Jessica Kinnucan each …


The Spring Lake girls soccer team advanced to the Division 2 district finals on Thursday night by defeating Fruitport 2-1.

All three goals were scored in the second half.

Spring Lake’s Nora Adkins opened the scoring at the 30 …


Brandy Weaver broke a scoreless tie with a goal early in the overtime period, giving the Oakridge girls soccer team an exciting 1-0 victory over Grant Thursday in a Division 3 district semifinal contest.

Weaver actually had a penalty …

By Steve Gunn

MUSKEGON – It seems like it would take a lot more than one workout to prepare a baseball team for a 34-game season.

But it worked out well for the Muskegon Clippers last year, and they’re …


Dan Bylsma will be the next head coach of the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres.

Bylsma, from Grand Haven and a graduate of Western Michigan Christian High School, is returning to the NHL after taking a year off from …


The Grand Haven softball team wrapped up its regular season Wednesday with a with a doubleheader sweep of O-K Red Conference rival West Ottawa, 5-1 and 11-0.

The Bucs’ sweep secures a second-place league finish behind champion Hudsonville.

In …


The Whitehall and Montague baseball teams finished their regular seasons with doubleheader sweeps, and ended up as co-champions of the West Michigan Conference.

The Vikings and Wildcats each finished with 12-2 conference records. Oakridge finished one game behind.

Whitehall …


Ravenna pitcher Madi Broton struck out 13 batters and scored the winning run, leading the Ravenna softball team to a 3-2 victory over Oakridge Wednesday in a Division 3 pre-district game.

Broton pitched a four-hit complete game for Ravenna. …


The Mona Shores baseball team defeated a scrappy Grand Rapids Union squad 2-1 Wednesday in a Division 1 pre-district contest.

Noah Dykstra pitched a complete game gem for the Sailors, allowing six hits and striking out eight. He also …

By Dave Hart

Tigers 3, Athletics 2 – The Tigers won their second straight game on Wednesday afternoon in Oakland.

Detroit’s Yoenis Cespedes led the Tigers past his former club by hitting a three-run home run in the fifth …


The Oakridge girls soccer team used a strong second half to defeat Lakeview 3-0 on Tuesday in Division 3 district tournament action.

The game was scoreless at halftime, then Lanessa Meyers, Helena Kaim and Nicole Karel each scored second …

By Dave Hart

Tigers 1, Athletics 0 – The Tigers snapped their three game losing streak, holding onto a one-run lead throughout Tuesday night’s game in Oakland.

Detroit’s Rajai Davis knocked in the only run in the first inning.…


A late first half goal and strong defense helped the Spring Lake girls soccer team down Reeths-Puffer 1-0 Tuesday in Division 2 district soccer action.

Nora Adkins scored the lone goal for the Lakers (15-1-2) with eight minutes left …


Grand Haven couldn’t defend its home turf in the opening round of the Division 1 district tournament on Tuesday, as rival West Ottawa came away with a 2-1 victory over the Bucs.

It was the third time this season …


The Muskegon Catholic girls soccer team earned a spot in the Division 4 district semifinals with a hard fought 3-2 victory over North Muskegon on Tuesday.

The Norse jumped out to an early lead with a goal by Summer …