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Former Lumberjack Cullen Hurley will play college hockey at the University of Wisconsin, beginning next season

14th Annual Rocket Invite set for area track teams Friday

Baseball roundup 4/16: Catholic tops Mona Shores; Kent City, Mason County Central and Whitehall get wins

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The Muskegon Community College softball team welcomed back decent weather Thursday with a doubleheader sweep of the Davenport University junior varsity team.

MCC won the first game 3-0. Jayhawk pitcher Megan Jean was the star, pitching a …

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Muskegon Lumberjack forward Cullen Hurley has committed to spending his collegiate career with the Wisconsin Badgers.

The Eagan, Minn. native wrapped up his United States Hockey League career  in Muskegon this season with 12 points (two goals …

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A field of up to 14 schools is expected to be entered Friday when Reeths-Puffer holds its 14th Annual Rocket Invite prep track meet.

The invitational helps kick off the big meet events on the West Michigan …

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Muskegon Community College swept its softball doubleheader against Lake Michigan College on Wednesday. The Jayhawks won 5-3 in Game 1 and 12-4 in the nightcap.

After taking a 3-2 first inning lead in the opener, MCC added …

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Mona Shores fell to Northview Wednesday in a non-league tennis matchup.

Mona Shores’ Claire DeYoung fell 6-2, 6-1 to Claire Stan at No. 1 singles. Sophie Gossett lost 6-0, 6-2 to Northview’s Bridget Silva at No. 2 …

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Oakridge couldn’t keep its early momentum going against Holland Black River and ended up on the short end of a 2-1 decision Wednesday in non-league soccer action.

Brandy Weaver scored seven minutes into the contest, giving Oakridge …

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Kylie Masko pitched five innings of shutout softball in Grand Haven’s 2-0 win over Zeeland East Wednesday in a non-league matchup.

The win was the Bucs’ first of the season.

Grand Haven jumped on the board in …

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The Mona Shores girls soccer team couldn’t overcome a rough first half Wednesday and dropped a 3-1 decision to East Kentwood in non-league action.

‘The Sailors trailed 2-0 at halftime and never recovered.

Jess Gauthier scored the …

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Muskegon Catholic Central and Mona Shores renewed their cross-town rivalry in high school baseball Wednesday, with the Crusaders grabbing an 8-3 win. 

The two teams looked like they might have a tight contest as the Sailors led …

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The second national signing period in college hockey started Wednesday and the Muskegon Lumberjacks had a player snapped up by Michigan State.

Defenseman Carson Gatt officially signed his national letter of intent to play for the Spartans …

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The Oakridge girls soccer team is taking up where they left off last season.

The reigning conference champion Oakridge Eagles showed why they are the class of the league Tuesday after dominating conference opponent Montague 7-0.

“Overall …

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The soccer season has officially started for Muskegon Catholic Central. The Crusaders girls shutout Grand Rapids Covenant Christian, 2-0 on Tuesday.

Natalie Bertolone put MCC up 1-0 in the second half after a 0-0 halftime score. Adeline …

By Mark Lewis
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Whitehall girls soccer coach Dan Nichols knows from experience how graduations can affect a coach’s scheme.

He has the unenviable task of filling two huge holes left by the graduation of defender Jonna Johnson …

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This week, the Power Hour, a local radio show hosted by John Russell and Mike Taylor, welcomes new Grant football coach Scott Keeylan.

The program runs each Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. on 98.3 FM, and covers area …

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The North Ottawa Recreational Authority is hosting signups for its spring youth sessions. 

The AIM USA tumbling and gymnastics for 4-12 year olds will take place on Mondays from April 21-June 9 at Griffin Elementary gym in …

By Steve Gunn
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HOLTON – Holton softball coach Jeremy Hartwick had enough to be excited about with the return of three standouts this season – Rachel Younts, Ashley Friend and Jacki Stone – plus three other starters …

This is absolutely ridiculous.

If you looked out your window last night, you know exactly what I mean.

It was April 14, and the Muskegon area got about three inches of new snow. That’s acceptable for March 14 –  sort …

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Grand Haven scored three runs in the the second inning and beat Mona Shores 3-1 in a nonconference baseball game on Monday.

Elliott Martin led the Bucs with three hits and Noah Wittkopp knocked in a pair …

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Alexys Riksen scored four goals to lead Western Michigan Christian to a season-opening 8-0 win over Whitehall on Monday.

WMC led 2-0 at halftime and scored six second-half goals.

“The two goals against the wind in the …

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Mona Shores beat Grand Haven 12-2 in a nonconference softball game behind a strong pitching performance by Desi Parker.

Parker tossed a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts.

The Sailors scored six runs in the second inning on a …