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  • MCC Jayhawks volleyball takes down No. 2 Owens CC over weekend
  • Whitehall uses two early goals to hold on in win over Fremont


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Whitehall used two early goals to top host Fremont 3-2 in a non-league boys soccer matchup on Monday.

    Corbin Vanderstelt and Jack Houtteman gave the Vikings a 2-0 lead five minutes into the game. Kyren Bluhm assisted on both …

  • Fruitport boys soccer tops Allendale in O-K Blue action


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Fruitport Trojans beat Allendale 4-1 on Monday, keeping their boys soccer season record unblemished at 8-0-1.

    Four players contributed goals in the O-K Blue victory for Fruitport.

    The Trojan’s Sean Gieske found the back of the net off …

  • Hart boys soccer team passes last season’s win total, tops Ravenna 5-2


    September 21, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Hart boys soccer team surpassed last season’s win total on Tuesday with a 5-2 victory over Ravenna.

    The Pirates are now 5-5-2 this season and 1-3 in the West Michigan Conference.

    Starting the Pirates off 15 minutes into …

  • Ludington soccer handed first loss of season in 1-0 loss to Big Rapids on Saturday


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Ludington Orioles’ incredible nine-game winning streak to start the boys soccer season came to an end with a tough 1-0 loss to Big Rapids on Saturday.

    The Orioles offense did all it could, out shooting Big Rapids 15-4.…

  • MCC Jayhawks volleyball takes down No. 2 Owens CC over weekend


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Muskegon Community College volleyball team traveled to Perryburg, Ohio on Saturday to take down No. 2 ranked Owes Community College.

    The Jayhawks topped the Big E’s in three games, 25-18, 25-19 and 25-15.

    MCC took on Owens in …

  • North Muskegon tennis goes 1-2 at Northpointe quad


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The North Muskegon boys tennis team took on Lansing Catholic, Grand Rapids Catholic and Grand Rapids Northpointe Christian in a quad on Saturday, ending the day 1-2.

    The Norsemen started strong defeating Lansing Catholic in the opening match 5-3. …

  • Hesperia goes 2-1 in volleyball quad


    September 21, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Hesperia Panthers volleyball team went 2-1 in a quad against Onekema, Mason County Central and Muskegon Catholic last Thursday, September 16.

    The Panthers’ day started with a win against Onekema with set scores of 25-18 and 25-19. Rolling …

  • Kent City volleyball reaches semifinals at Montabella invite


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Kent City Eagles volleyball team made it to the semifinals of the Montabella Invitational on Saturday.

    The Eagles fell to Meridian 2-0 with scores of 14-25 and 22-25.

    Kent City opened up pool play by demolishing Carson City …

  • Reeths-Puffer volleyball finishes second at West Ollawa invite


    September 21, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com The Reeths-Puffer volleyball team had a great bounce back on Saturday after a tough week of action, finishing second the West Ottawa invite.

    In opening pool play, the Rockets fell in a tight match to East Grand Rapids with …

  • Fremont cross country sends four runners to MSU invite on Saturday


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Fremont Packers took four athletes who made the 500 club to the Michigan State Spartans Invitational.

    The top four were Taava Johnson, Gavin Schuler, Brennan Schuler and Johnny Christensen.

    Johnson had a good first mile and last 1000. …

  • Mona Shores soccer pulls out exciting 3-2 win over Grand Haven in last minute remaining


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Mona Shores soccer pulled out an exciting 3-2 win on the road at Grand Haven on Saturday.

    An Easton Lopez goal with just a minute remaining lifted the Sailors. Dan Vanderploeg assisted on the play.

    Alex Eckerman tallied a …

  • Fruitport boys soccer team downs North Muskegon with second half goals


    September 21, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Fruitport Trojans used a pair of late goals to secure a 3-1 win over North Muskegon on Saturday.

    Bode Anspach gave Fruitport a 2-1 lead late in the game and Ryan Laus followed up with another goal minutes …

  • Fremont boys and Ludington girls, win Ludington cross country Invitational


    September 20, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Fremont’s Conor Somers and Taylor Mater showed how good the Packers’ cross country program is at Saturday’s Ludington Invitational at West Shore Community College.

    Both Somers and Mater took first place in the boys and girls big school divisions. …

  • Mason County Eastern takes second place at Evart Invitational


    September 20, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal

    The Mason County Eastern boy’s cross country team placed second in the Evart Invitational on Saturday.

    The Cardinals totaled 50 points in the small-school division, trailing champion North Trails’ 40 points.

    MCE junior Nate Wing placed second overall in …

  • Kent City cross country’s Lila Volkers and Samuel Martini take top spots to lead LSJ runners at Sparta invite


    September 20, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal

    Kent City’s Lila Volkers and Samuel Martini took top medalist honors at the Sparta cross country invitational over the weekend.

    Volkers, a freshman, took first place in the girls Silver division with a time of 19:29.94. The sophomore Martini …

  • Western Michigan Christian boys soccer tops Whitehall with 3-0 shutout


    September 20, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Western Michigan Christian boys soccer earned their third-straight shutout victory, with a 3-0 win over Whitehall on Saturday.

    The Warriors shutout Muskegon Catholic and Orchard View in their previous two matches.

    Dominating on shots toward the net, the Warriors …

  • Greater Muskegon Co-op girls swim team battles against Hastings


    September 20, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Greater Muskegon Co-op girls swim team swam hard but battled just short to TK-Hastings 107-79 on Thursday.

    The Turtles swam to 30 personal record swims despite the loss.

    Caroline Carlson went all out and did everything she could …

  • High school football headline summaries from LocalSportsJournal.com


    September 18, 2021



    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Friday night football in west Michigan is in full swing.

    Area teams are fighting their way through the 2021 season with playoff dreams in mind. 

    Here are your football lines from LocalSportsJournal.com for easy click-through links.

    Muskegon Heights Tigers …

  • Muskegon Heights football now 4-0, tops Manistee in 34-28 win


    September 18, 2021



    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Muskegon Heights Tigers met the Manistee Chippewas in a Friday night Lakes 8 Conference matchup and walked away with an exciting 34-28 win.

    Quarterback Ja’Kari Edwards was effective in the run for Muskegon Heights, rushing for 81 yards …

  • [VIDEO] Mona Shores offense scores on all eight possessions in pounding of Zeeland West


    September 18, 2021



    LocalSportsJournal.com

    When the Mona Shores offense is firing on all cylinders, it might not matter who the team is playing.

    The Sailors assembled a near perfect attack in their 47-12 dismantling of a strong Zeeland West team on Friday.

    Mona …