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Freshman's storybook season ends with a concussion, but his injury inspired a moment of unity on the football field

Spring Lake golf team comes from behind on Day 2 to clinch a Division 3 state championship

Mona Shores downs Fruitport in the title match to capture city volleyball tournament championship

By Steve Gunn
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MONTAGUE – Eddie Caviedes has a right to feel a little bit cheated.

His storybook first season of varsity football – the kind most freshmen only dream about – has suddenly ended following a …

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A Mason Harloff corner kick goal lifted Grand Haven 2-1 over Rockford for a Division 1 district championship on Saturday.The second half goal came from the left side and is the third time the Bucs have beaten …

 

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The Western Michigan Christian soccer team continued its airtight defensive play Saturday with a 3-0 victory over Grand Rapids Wellspring Prep in a Division 4 district championship game in Grand Rapids.

The Warriors have yet to …

By Steve Gunn
Local Sports Journal

MUSKEGON – The Muskegon Lumberjacks have finally demonstrated they can win a game when they don’t score first.

Muskegon came into Saturday’s game with an odd trend – a 4-0 record when they scored …

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The Spring Lake girls golf team did what every coach can only dream their team will do in the state finals – step up their play when it mattered most.

Trailing by six strokes to Bloomfield Hills …

By Dave Hart
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MUSKEGON – All teams in every sport have the ability to work hard.

But the ability to execute in pressure situations separates the good teams from the pack.

The Mona Shores volleyball team executed …

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The Muskegon Lumberjacks are home this Saturday night to take on the Chicago Steel.

Currently tied in the top spot of the East Conference with Cedar Rapids, the Lumberjacks have won four of their last five games.…

By Hunter Hendley
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MUSKEGON – Orchard View’s hopes for a football playoff berth are still alive and breathing.

Bobby Clanton rushed for 180 yards, including three touchdowns, helping the Cardinals defeat Muskegon Heights Friday 32-6 in front …

By Mike Mattson
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Beating state power Detroit Country Day is an impressive feat for Lamar Jordan and the Muskegon Catholic Central Crusaders.

But shutting out the YellowJackets 30-0, well that’s a bit more meaningful.

“They were tough …

By Dave Hart
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FRUITPORT – The Fruitport Trojans fought hard the past few weeks to keep their playoff hopes alive, collecting impressive wins over Orchard View and Spring Lake.

But the Trojans’ chances for a third straight …

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The Spring Lake Lakers kept their playoff hopes alive Friday night by defeating unbeaten Climax-Scotts 28-0.

Spring Lake is 5-3 overall and can clinch a playoff spot with a win next week against Shelby.

Noah Kovakoski opened …

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Riley Fairfield had a big night in leading North Muskegon to a 34-7 West Michigan Conference victory against Shelby on Friday night.

North Muskegon jumped out to an early 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter on …

By Justin Haggerty
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RAVENNA – Friday’s Ravenna-Whitehall game was expected to be an exciting contest between two West Michigan Conference powers.

But like so many other big games in the area this season, it turned out one-sided.…

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Fremont relied on seven rushing touchdowns and earned its third win of the season with a 48-12 rout of Hesperia Friday night.

Walker Christoffersen had a monster game on the ground for the Packers, running for 218 …

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Grand Haven lost its fifth straight game Friday night as Grandville posted a 53-18 victory.

The loss drops the Bucs to 3-5 overall and 0-3 in OK Red Conference play.

The Bulldogs opened the scoring on a …

By Lucas Rains
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MUSKEGON – The main concern for the Muskegon Big Reds Friday may have been looking past Reeths-Puffer in anticipation of next week’s league championship showdown with Mona Shores.

But the Big Reds were definitely …

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Montague quarterback Jacob Buchberger had a career game Friday, rushing for 346 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 39-12 victory over Hart in a West Michigan Conference football tilt.

The Wildcats trailed 12-7 …

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Senior running back DeOntay Moffett rushed for 130 yards on 11 carries, and eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the season, as Mona Shores cruised past Grand Rapids Union 46-12 Friday in O-K Black Conference football action.

Mona …

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Christian Dault scored on a penalty kick early in the first half, giving Grand Haven a hard fought 1-0 victory over Mona Shores Thursday in a Division 1 soccer district semifinal matchup.

The game was a showdown …

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The Spring Lake soccer team won its fourth consecutive Division 2 district championship Thursday with a 2-0 victory over Reeths-Puffer.

The Lakers, who are ranked third in the state and won the Lakes 8 Conference title this …