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Muskegon Mustangs advance past first round of Great Lakes Football League playoffs [VIDEO]

Hrynewich falls in quarterfinals of the 98th Michigan Women's Amateur Championship

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Whitehall native and current outfielder of the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth, is reported to be out for the season. McLouth looks to have his right labrum repaired under the knife after initial treatment showed his injury was …

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USA Today High School Sports has opened up a vote over the next seven days for the best boys sports program in the country. Muskegon High School is listed as one of five possible schools to be …

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Home field advantage paid off for the Muskegon Mustangs in their first game of the Great Lakes Football League playoffs on Saturday. The Mustangs rolled past the South Haven Havoc, 55-18.

Muskegon didn’t let a slow start …

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John Potter saw some significant playing time in his first preseason game with the Miami Dolphins on Saturday. The Grand Haven High School grad lifted Miami to a 20-14 win over Tampa Bay with two deep field …

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John Potter’s career in the NFL will continue in 2014 as the Miami Dolphins picked up the Grand Haven native. The Dolphins signed Potter on Friday and he will be with the team for a preseason matchup …

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Hailey Hrynewich advanced past the Sweet 16 but was unable to reach the semifinals in the 98th Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship on Thursday.

In the Sweet 16, Hrynewich topped Lake Orion’s Kelly Hartican in 19 holes. The …

From DNR reports

DNR fishing guide, July 24

Muskegon area

Muskegon: Catch rates were slow. Anglers are catching steelhead but fewer chinook salmon in waters up to 170 feet deep. Steelhead were found in the top 30 feet and were …

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ANN ARBOR – Hailey Hrynewich faced off against fellow Muskegon golfer Aya Johnson and reached the Sweet 16 in the 98th Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship on Wednesday. The Mona Shores grad and current Ohio University golfer topped …

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ATLANTA, Ga. — The Muskegon area did not get a player landing a spot in the match play portion of the 114th United States Golf Association Men’s Amateur tournament Tuesday.

Reed Hrynewich, of Norton Shores, finished in …

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ANN ARBOR — Four West Michigan players will be in the 82-player field Monday when the 98th running of the Michigan Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament starts.

Aya Johnson, of North Muskegon; Hailey Hrynewich and Morgan Smith, both …

By John Jarvi
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For Eric Nadel, there is one difference in his 2014 baseball season. The former Muskegon Mohawk radio announcer continues as the lead radio announcer for the Rangers in the American League, but the difference …

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85th Western Michigan Yachting Association Championship Regatta
(July 30-Aug. 2 results)

WMYA Championship Regattta Course
(Place, Yacht Name, Yacht Type, Owner/Skipper, City, State, Country, Results, Total Points)

 

E Scow (One Design – 14 Boats)

1. Bandit, …

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Photographer and friend of the Local Sports Journal, Marc Hoeksema, made it to the 85th annual Western Michigan Yachting Association Championship Regatta last weekend, July 30-August 2nd.

Commodore Carl Reid (Grand Rapids Yacht Club) escorted Hoeksema around …

From DNR reports

DNR fishing guide, July 24

Muskegon area

Muskegon: Anglers here were fishing the same depths as Grand Haven. Salmon were 40 to 85 feet down and steelhead were hitting in the top 30 feet of waters 80 …

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Mona Shores standout quarterback Tyree Jackson will play his college football at the University of Buffalo, a Mid-American Conference foe of Central Michigan, Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan.

Mona Shores junior Tyree Jackson drops back to throw …

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A group of sixth-graders from Ludington won the American Youth Basketball Tour national championship at a tournament played in Fort Wayne, Indiana July 30th.

The team, coached by former Ludington High School basketball coach Don Barbo, defeated …

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Whitehall native Nate McLouth has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals after undergoing an MRI to determine the cause of a right shoulder problem.

The shoulder issue had been kept out of …

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Just as former Muskegon High School standout Ronald Johnson saw a new opportunity open up in the NFL, the door closed just as quickly.

Johnson, who won a pair state football championships (2004, 2006) with Muskegon and …

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The Muskegon Motorcycle Club and the American Motorcyclist Association hosted their biennial hillclimb event at Mt. Garfield this past weekend.

Two area riders participated in the top echelon of the event in the Unlimited Class. Grand Haven’s …

By Steve Gunn
Local Sports Journal

MUSKEGON – Hockey games at L.C. Walker Arena were a highlight of Dan DeVowe’s childhood.

He vividly remembers the old days, attending games with his family and friends and cheering for the local teams …