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Muskegon Mustangs beat Lakeshore third time in season, advance in playoffs

Grand Haven volleyball team continues its domination of the "Battle on the Boardwalk"

North Muskegon overcomes injury, defeats Holton 35-14

August 30, 2015

LocalSportsJournal.com

The Muskegon Mustangs squared off against the Lakeshore Cougars on Saturday for the third time this season.

This time the stakes were a little higher, because the Mustangs were playing for the Great Lakes Football League’s Western Division championship.…

August 29, 2015

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Blue Jays 15, Tigers 1 – The Toronto Blue Jays pounded the Tigers scoring 15 runs on 18 hits Saturday afternoon.

Ian Kinsler knocked in Detroit’s only run.

Detroit starting pitcher Buck Farmer pitched the loss, …

August 29, 2015

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Second half goals led the Muskegon Community College men’s soccer team to a 2-1 home win over Cuyahoga Community College at Mona Shores High School on Saturday.

Miguel Flores lifted the Jayhawks to a 2-1 lead with seven minutes …

August 29, 2015

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Muskegon Community College’s Paige Baustert and Amanda Skidmore led the women’s soccer team to a 10-1 win on the road over Ancilla College on Saturday.

Baustert tallied a hat trick in the opening half and totaled four goals in …

August 29, 2015

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The Shelby soccer team had a great day Saturday, posting a 2-0-1 record and winning the annual Big Rapids Crossroads tournament.

The Tigers pounded Walkerville 5-0 and Big Rapids Crossroads 6-0. Shelby and Lakeview played to a 0-0 tie.…

August 29, 2015

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

GRAND HAVEN- The city of Grand Haven has been hosting a unique outdoor volleyball event for the past three years.

And the hometown high school team has dominated the tournament every year.

That trend continued Friday, …

August 29, 2015

By Justin Haggerty
LocalSportsJournal.com

HOLTON – Despite having three starters out with injuries, the North Muskegon football team had more than enough talent to defeat Holton in its season opener Friday, 35-14.

That was a big relief to Norse Coach …

August 29, 2015

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Grant’s Tristan Sheteron tossed a pair of touchdown passes to lead Grant to a 22-9 win over Shelby.

Sheteron was 5-of-9 passes for 95 yards to lead the Tigers and Marco Alvarez gained 53 yards on five carries.

Branden …

August 29, 2015

LocalSportsJournal.com

Muskegon had several opportunities to steal a win on the road against a traditional state powerhouse Friday evening, but the Big Reds let one slip away.

The Big Reds drove down to the 7-yard line with just seconds remaining …

August 28, 2015

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The Hesperia football team picked up an impressive 64-0 victory over Montabella on Friday night.

The Panthers’ Kade Witte opened the contest with a TD kickoff return and Nate McKeown caught a 40-yard TD pass from QB Brendan Mcaree …

August 28, 2015

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Sparta scored the go-ahead touchdown with 13 seconds left to earn a 20-19 win over Fremont on Friday night.

The Spartans took a 7-0 lead in the opening quarter before Fremont answered with a 25-yard rushing score from Wei …

August 28, 2015

By Adam Knorr
LocalSportsJournal.com

HOLLAND – After a tough 2014, the Reeths-Puffer football team was eager to start the new season with a victory.

The Rockets just took a little time to get on track Friday night.

They fell behind …

August 28, 2015

By Steve Gunn
LocalSportsJournal.com

EGELSTON TOWNSHIP – The remaining opponents on the Oakridge football schedule have been put on notice.

They will have to find away to shut down the Brady Luttrull–James Cooper III combination if they hope to beat …

August 28, 2015

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The Western Michigan Christian boys soccer team beat host Ludington 2-1 on Friday.

Luke Snyder opened the scoring to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead. WMC tied the game at 1-1 with a goal from Dylan Mines.

Evan Fles …

August 28, 2015

LocalSportsJournal.com

Manistee dealt Ludington a season-opening 49-21 loss on Friday night.

Ludington quarterback Jared Collins was 9-of-19 passing for 101 yards and he rushed 11 times for 48 yards.

Andrew Jones led the Ludington ground game with 148 yards rushing …

August 28, 2015

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The Whitehall Vikings used a dominating effort on Friday evening to open their season with a 41-0 victory over Wyoming Kelloggsville.

Whitehall found themselves up 21-0 after the first half and carried on their strong effort through the second …

August 28, 2015

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Blue Jays 5, Tigers 3 – The Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs to beat the Tigers on Friday night.

Ian Kinsler and Anthony Gose each hit a home run for Detroit.

Detroit starting pitcher …

August 28, 2015

LocalSportsJournal.com

The Grand Haven soccer team used a strong second half to come away with a 3-1 victory over Hudsonville Unity Christian on Friday afternoon.

After a goalless first half, Mason Harloff wasted no time in finding the back of …

August 28, 2015

LocalSportsJournal.com

The Grant volleyball team took second place in the Carson City Crystal tournament on Friday.

The Tigers went 2-0-1 in pool play defeating New Lothrop and Coleman 2-0, then tying to Belding.

Grant beat Charlotte 2-0 in its semifinal …

August 28, 2015

LocalSportsJournal.com

After falling behind 21-0 in the first quarter, the Muskegon Heights football team rallied for a 32-29 victory over host Newaygo Thursday night.

The Tigers struggled early after losing senior fullback Rashon Rankin to an injury. The Lions took …