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Graber scores his first goal as a Lumberjack in the second OT, giving Muskegon a thrilling 2-1 playoff victory

Oakridge baseball team sweeps to the title of the Kent City/Ravenna Neighborhood Tournament

WMC baseball team cruises past Shelby and Muskegon to win the Extra Innings tournament at Marsh Field

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Will Graber was acquired in a trade early in the season to help the Muskegon Lumberjacks win a championship.

He struggled offensively since putting on a Jacks jersey, going without a goal in 38 games.

But Graber more than …

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United States Hockey League 2015 Clark Cup playoffs

Eastern Conference

#1 Youngstown Phantoms vs. #4 Muskegon Lumberjacks
(Muskegon leads series 2-1)
Game 1: Muskegon 5, Youngstown 4 (OT).
Game 2 : Youngstown 4, Muskegon 2
Game 3: Muskegon 2 …

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The Oakridge baseball team picked up wins over Kent City (13-3), Cedar Springs (7-5) and Ravenna (13-4) to capture the title of the Kent City/Ravenna Neighborhood Baseball Tournament on Saturday.

Wyatt Hilton pitched the win in Game 1, Nate …

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Montague’s Cameron Brayman fought off a full count with the bases loaded and drew a walk, giving the Montague baseball team an exciting 7-6 win over Charlevoix Saturday in the second game of a non-league doubleheader.

The Wildcats put …

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The Western Michigan Christian baseball team posted a pair of wins Saturday and won the championship in the Extra Innings baseball tournament at Marsh Field.

The Warriors topped Shelby 11-1 in Game 1 and cruised past Muskegon 12-2 in …

By Dave Hart
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White Sox 12, Tigers 3 – The Tigers’ winning streak ended on Saturday aat three games, with the White Sox teeing off on Detroit starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez.

J.D. Martinez hit his team leading fifth home …

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Rachel Younts pitched a perfect game Friday in the nightcap of Holton’s doubleheader sweep of Lakeview in CSAA softball action.

Younts struck out 10 in the 10-0 win. Ashley Friend led the offense with three hits while Kaylee Slowik …

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The Muskegon Catholic baseball team kept rolling Friday with 7-5 and 10-2 victories over Orchard View in Lakes 8 Conference action.

In Game 1, the visiting Crusaders trailed in the seventh inning, then scored three runs to steal the …

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Muskegon Community College split its softball doubleheader with Ancilla College on Friday.

The Jayhawks dropped the opener 5-0 but turned around with an 8-0 shutout win in the nightcap.

Pitcher Katie Hendrickson scattered two hits in the Game 2 …

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Jensyn Stanberry scored two goals to lead Fruitport to a 3-1 win over Hudsonville Friday in non-league soccer.

Lauren Maus added a single tally for the Trojans while Monica Holden stopped six shots in goal.

Fruitport improved to 4-0-2 …

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The Ravenna girls soccer team defeated Wyoming Lee 3-1 on Friday night.

Sydney Hanson and Audrey Hanson each scored goals to give the Bulldogs a 2-1 lead at halftime.

Marissa Drummond added a goal in the second half to …

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The Fruitport softball team’s bats were booming in a Lakes 8 doubleheader sweep of Ludington Friday.

Fruitport scored six runs in the first inning of the opener, all with two outs, en route to an 11-1 victory.

The Trojans …

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Hesperia pitchers Mera Schmidt and Sam Burdick both turned in strong pitching performances Friday, leading the Panthers to a pair of non-league softball victories over Montague.

In Game 1, Schmidt struck out three in seven innings as the Panthers …

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Pitcher Logan Vallie struck out five and earned the complete-game victory as the Mona Shores baseball team downed Grand Rapids West Catholic 6-1 Friday in non-league action.

The Sailors improved to 5-3 on the season.

Elijah Wilson, Tyler Trovinger, …

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Abram Erickson pitched six scoreless innings in the first game, only allowing two hits, to help Montague to a 12-0 victory over Hesperia Friday in the first game of a non-league doubleheader.

Jacob Buchberger had the big bat for …

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The Muskegon Lumberjacks figured they would have a dog fight with Youngstown in the first round of the playoffs, and that seems to be the case.

After beating the Phantoms in overtime in Game 1 on Wednesday, the Jacks …

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The Muskegon Community College softball team stands in second place after Friday’s second round of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Western Conference Tournament at Bedford Valley Golf Club.

The Jayhawks have shot team scores of 294 and 305 …

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The Grand Haven softball team remained undefeated Friday following a 7-1 victory over Zeeland East in a non-league contest.

The Bucs are now 5-0 on the season.

Grand Haven scored in all six of its turns at bat. Sophomore …

By Dave Hart
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Tigers 2, White Sox 1 – The last two times the Tigers started 9-1 were 1968 and 1984, and you know what happened those years.

Jose Iglesias knocked in the game-winning run with a RBI single …

By Steve Gunn
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MUSKEGON – Freshman shortstop Morgan Giddings has been a sparkplug for the Muskegon Community College softball team all season, and her exploits are gaining national attention.

Giddings, a 2014 graduate of Oakridge High School, has been …