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Mona Shores boys soccer clinches 3-1 win against Whitehall in rainy Monday night match-up [VIDEO]

MCC's Mr. Automatic: Placekicker Griffen Seymour is nearly perfect with crucial extra point attempts

Fruitport tops state ranked Grand Rapids Covenant Christian in boys soccer

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Spring Lake’s volleyball team visited Wyoming and took home a non-conference win in four sets. The Lakers dropped the opening set 23-25, but answered with three straight wins of 25-8, 25-18, 25-19.

Emma Suchecki led the Lakers …

By Dave Hart
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WHITEHALL – The Mona Shores boys soccer team scored three unanswered goals to defeat state ranked Whitehall 3-1 on a soggy Monday night in Whitehall.

The Sailors (4-2-2) entered the second half with the …

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The Muskegon Community College women’s soccer team fell 6-1 to Schoolcraft on Sunday.


Taylor Walker scored the Jayhawks’ lone goal in the second half on a direct kick from 30 yards out.

“We worked hard but could …

By Steve Gunn
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MUSKEGON – Most fans assume that kickers face the worst kind of pressure in crucial game situations.

But Muskegon Catholic placekicker Griffen Seymour feels the heat in practice, as well.

His coach, Steve Czerwon, …

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Fruitport Invitational

Forest Hills Northern d. Fruitport 25-21, 21-25, 20-18
Whitehall d. Fruitport 21-25, 25-21, 15-7
Gull Lake d. Fruitport 25-22, 18-25, 15-11

Fruitport stats
ACES: Claire McWilliams 5, Emily Pieczynski 3, Olivia Netzler 2, Sammy …

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Mona Shores and Zeeland East played to a 0-0 tie in boys soccer on Saturday. Overtime was called short after an injury caused a long delay.

Goalie Tyler Lemense posted two saves in the shutout as the …

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Muskegon Community College fell 3-0 to Ancilla College on Saturday. The Jayhawks were outshot 12-10.

Ancilla’s Dayle Robertson led scoring with a hat trick. Samuel Lopez and Jacob Berens made two saves apiece in the Chargers shutout.…

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Noah Hendrick and Bryant Rebone teamed up to lead Fruitport past state-ranked Grand Rapids Covenant Christian 3-1 in boys soccer on Saturday. Hendrick scored two second-half goals off assists from Rebone.

The first goal of the match …

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Muskegon’s No. 28 Steven Merl faces off against the Thunder’s Tarek Baker. Photo/Jason Goorman

The Muskegon Lumberjacks fell hard to the Bloomington Thunder, 5-0 in their lone home preseason game on Saturday night.

The Jacks gave up …

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A quick start by Mona Shores against Rockford on Friday night looked as though the game would be all Sailors. But the Rams defense came up and turnovers hurt as Mona Shores fell 10-7.

Mona Shores’ Darece …

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Jack Rowe’s goal midway through the third period propelled the Lumberjacks to a 1-0 preseason victory against USNTDP U-17 on Friday night in Ann Arbor.

Rowe’s goal was scored at the 9:45 mark of the third period …

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Fruitport topped Fremont 34-20 for their first victory of the season on Friday. Nathan Kriger led the Trojans with three rushing touchdowns.

Kriger lifted Fruitport to a 19-7 halftime lead on a pair of touchdown runs from …

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Oakridge quarterback Brad Luttrell produced three touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown as the Eagles routed host  Hart 54-12 Friday night.

Two of those passing touchdowns went to Nate Wahr, one for 8 yards and the other …

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Senior quarterback Ontario Porchia led the Muskegon Heights Academy Tigers into the win column Friday night, an 18-14 decision at Brethren.

The pass-oriented Tigers were forced to focus on the ground attack when bad rainy weather hit. …

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Mason County Central overcame the rain and turnovers as it slugged out a 12-6 overtime win against Shelby at home on Friday. Blake Bladzik lifted the Spartans on a 2-yard run to pull out the victory.

Offense …

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Ravenna coach David Smith will take an ugly win in nasty weather any day.

The Bulldogs showed grit and pulled out an 18-14 West Michigan Conference win on a nasty, rainy Friday night against the Montague Wildcats.…

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Kent City and Hesperia found themselves in the soggy trenches of Hesperia High School on Friday and neither team looked like they could score. Not until overtime did Kent City overcome Hesperia, 8-0.

The Eagles pulled out …

By Dave Hart
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SPRING LAKE — Sloppy weather and vastly-improved Orchard View did not affect the Spring Lake Lakers in their first game of their Lakes conference title defense.

The host Lakers (2-1, 1-0) rolled the Cardinals …

By John Jarvi
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GRAND HAVEN — The Grand Haven Buccaneers football team has found winning can be habit-forming for them.

The host Buccaneers took a low-scoring lead at halftime and came away with a 19-9 non-league football …

By Lucas Rains
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WHITEHALL — It was the battle of field position between Whitehall and North Muskegon on a cold, rainy Friday night. And host Vikings relied on a few key plays to prevail, 14-7.

The big …