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Kiteboarding at Pere Marquette Beach: it's cold and cool at the same time [VIDEO]

MCC baseball splits doubleheader with Davenport JV

Lumberjacks home this weekend for the first time in a month, with a great chance to clinch a playoff berth

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Now that winter looks to be lightening its grip on Lake Michigan, area kiteboarders are finding open water to catch air on.

That was the case on Tuesday, March 24 when Marc Hoeksema, Stephen “Boots” Lee and Dan Bouchard …

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The American Youth Basketball Tour is gearing up for its summer sessions in west Michigan.

The local AYBT events in Muskegon and Ludington are giving $25 discounts to teams who sign up by March 31st.

The Muskegon 5-on-5 series …

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Muskegon Community College split its baseball doubleheader with Davenport JV on Thursday.

The Jayhawks came out on top 5-0 in Game 1, but dropped the nightcap 5-3 in eight innings.

Kyle Vedrode tossed a three-hit shutout in the opener …

By Steve Gunn
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MUSKEGON – A little over a year ago, the Muskegon Lumberjacks took the ice for the final game of the regular season in front of a big home crowd.

They were playing the Green Bay Gamblers …

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The Muskegon Community College baseball team improved to 8-6 on the season with an 11-0 victory Monday over the Aquinas College JV team.

Starting pitcher Kyle Lawson tossed seven strong innings, giving up three hits while striking out six. …

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Photos and video from Muskegon’s quarterfinal loss to Lansing Everett at Lansing Eastern High School.

Check out video of Muskegon’s Deyonta Davis throwing down an alley-oop dunk off a Michael Littlejohn Jr. pass. Also see Joeviair Kennedy go coast …

By Nate Thompson
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ZEELAND — Shelby’s calling card during its inspired run through the Class C tournament has been its suffocating defense.

In Tuesday’s Class C state quarterfinals at Zeeland East High School, the Tigers ran into an opponent …

By Lucas Rains
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 LANSING – In the days leading up to Tuesday’s Class A basketball quarterfinals, all the talk was about the matchup between the two dominant big men – Muskegon’s Deyonta Davis and Lansing Everett’s Trevor Manuel.

And …

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The Fruitport Calvary Christian girls soccer team posted a 7-0 shutout against Mason County Eastern on Tuesday night.

The Eagles scored six of their seven goals in the first half.

Madison Heiss and Riley Payton each scored two goals …

By Steve Gunn
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ROCKFORD – For the first few minutes of Tuesday’s Class B state quarterfinals, it seemed like Spring Lake’s magical tournament run might have a chance to continue.

Then reality set in, due to Godwin Heights’ overwhelming …

By Steve Gunn
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SHELBY – The players on the Shelby boys basketball team weren’t even close to being born when Rick Zoulek started coaching the varsity 30 years ago.

But their performance this season has been a great anniversary …

By Dave Hart
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SPRING LAKE – The Spring Lake Lakers have been specializing in revenge during their Class B tournament run.

They avenged two regular season losses in district tournament play, against Whitehall and Coopersville.

Now they’re out to …

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Katie Hendrickson hit a pair of home runs Saturday to lead the Muskegon Community College softball team to a 10-1 victory over Lake Michigan College.

Hendrickson, Meghan Birr and Morgan Giddings combined for six hits and nine RBI for …

By Jason Goorman
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MUSKEGON – The 2015 Class A state basketball tournament is shaping up in a familiar way for the Muskegon Big Reds.

They won their two district games and the regional opener handily, then once again struggled …

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For the second year in a row, Mr. Basketball in the state of Michigan is from Muskegon High School.

Deyonta Davis, a 6-foot-10 post player for the Big Reds, is the 35th winner of the Hal Schram Mr. Basektball …

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The Muskegon Community College baseball team improved its record to 7-6 on the season Saturday by sweeping a doubleheader from the St. Joseph College junior varsity, 12-4 and 7-5.

In the opener, relief pitcher Jordan Wahr collected the victory …

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The West Michigan Lake Hawks ended their season Saturday with a 118-106 loss to the Chicago Steam in an ABA playoff game in Illinois.

The Lake Hawks, who entered the contest with an 11-game win streak, finished the season …

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Are the Muskegon Lumberjacks heating up at just the right time?

On Friday the Jacks tied their game in Green Bay with one second left, then won in overtime.

On Saturday they kept the momentum going.

Ryan Siroky’s game …

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The Snurfboarder Classic hit the slopes of Mulligan’s Hollow Ski Bowl in Grand Haven this past Sunday, March 15. Snurfer enthusiasts converged on the event to celebrate the sport that was invented on the dunes of Lake Michigan.

The …

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What looked like a sure loss turned into a dramatic victory for the Muskegon Lumberjacks on Friday.

The Jacks trailed host Green Bay 2-1 in the final seconds of regulation when Matheson Iacopelli scored with 1.3 seconds left to …