September 20, 2015

Neither team could find the back of the net in Hart and Newaygo’s 0-0 tie in non-league  boys soccer on Friday.

The Pirates outshot Newaygo 17-7.

Damian Gonzalez posted seven saves in goal for Hart.…

Categories: Hart, Newaygo, radio, Soccer

August 31, 2015

The Newaygo soccer team defeated Reed City 5-1 on Monday afternoon in a Central States Activities Association league game.

Bodi Pratt and Sean Karrip each scored two goals for the Lions, while James Warren also found the back of …

Categories: Area News, Newaygo, radio, Soccer

August 26, 2015

By Jason Goorman

Two weekends, four nights of prep football.

What a great early season treat for area high school football fans.

I’m not sure why – I thought I heard someone say it’s because Labor Day is late …

August 22, 2015

Wow, what a great party!

Local Sports Journal, along with our terrific partners from WLCS 98.3 FM, Tatra Hall and Sport Clips, hosted the first annual LSJ high school football preview section release party on Friday night.

We were …

August 6, 2015

It’s the time of year when area sports fans start wondering when they can get their copy of the annual Local Sports Journal high school football preview section.

This year they can get their copy at a football party!…

May 30, 2015

Nicole Karel’s goal nine minutes into overtime led the Oakridge girls soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Newaygo Saturday in the Division 3 district finals at Belding High School.

Oakridge won its third district championship in the past …

May 28, 2015

Division 1 Grand Haven

Jenison 2, Mona Shores 1
Holland West Ottawa 2, Grand Haven 1
Grandville 11, Grand Rapids Union 0

Division 2 Fruitport

Spring Lake 1, Reeths-Puffer 0
Fruitport 3, Coopersville …

April 25, 2015

The Ludington girls soccer team remained perfect on the season with a pair of wins Saturday in the Oriole Invitational.

Ludington beat Shelby 6-0 and Newaygo 1-0. The Orioles are now 9-0.

Senior standout Jacquelyn Lynch led the way …

March 27, 2015

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 …

March 17, 2015

The Spring Lake boys basketball team held on to defeat Newaygo 67-62 Monday in a Class B regional first round contest at Hamilton High School.

The Lakers led 17-7 after the first quarter and 30-25 at halftime. 

Kyle Zietlow …

March 13, 2015

The Newaygo boys basketball team defeated Grant 61-43 on Friday night in a Class B district final game at Fremont High School.

The Lions led 27-20 at halftime and 37-29 after the third quarter before closing the game out …

February 10, 2015

Local Sports Journal

North Muskegon had a strong first half on the offensive end and cruised to a 58-42 victory over Fruitport.

North Muskegon, which led 29-18 at halftime, also was hot from the outside with eight 3-pointers.

Ben Gautraud …

February 10, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The Holton girls basketball team let a big lead get away Tuesday, but pulled itself together when it mattered the most and captured a 60-53 victory over Orchard View.

The Red Devils led by 22 points midway …

February 3, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The Muskegon Heights Tigers used balanced scoring to produce a 72-64 victory over Ludington on Tuesday night.

Antonio Jones led Muskegon Heights with 17 points. Anthony Jones and DeMonte Jones added 11 points each.

Cameron Bandstra led …

January 27, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The league-leading Reeths-Puffer girls maintained their grip on first place in the O-K Black with a 45-38 victory over Zeeland East in girls basketball action on Tuesday night.

Reeths-Puffer led by six points at the half and …

January 20, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The Mona Shores girls basketball team held on to defeat Rockford 49-44 behind a strong third quarter in which the Sailors had a 13-4 run.

The Sailors are now 8-1 on the season and will return to …

January 20, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The Reeths-Puffer Rockets churned out 52 points in the first half and cruised to the 80-48 victory over Fruitport.

In all, the Rockets made 10 shots from beyond the 3-point line.

Jordan Cooley led Reeths-Puffer (5-3) with …

January 7, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The Mona Shores girls basketball tgeam appears more than ready to open O-K Black Conference play on Friday.

The Sailors improved to 5-1 on the season with a convincing 62-44 non-league victory over Jenison on Tuesday. They …

January 7, 2015

Local Sports Journal

The Newaygo Lions didn’t let a 19-point Hesperia halftime lead stop them from rallying to gain an 85-79 win in boys basketball on Tuesday.

The Lions trailed 50-31 at halftime but used a second half full-court press …

December 18, 2014

Local Sports Journal

The Hesperia wrestling team took advantage of Holton forfeits in six different weight classes Wednesday to gain a 42-25 Central States Activities Association dual match victory.

Hesperia had one match winner – Gerrit Yates in the 130-pound …