Category: Hesperia

North Muskegon girls post lopsided victory over Hesperia

Jan 27, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com NORTH MUSKEGON -- Host North Muskegon had a balanced attack on Friday night and defeated the Hesperia Panthers 44-14 in a West Michigan Conference matchup. The Norse led 8-4 after one quarter and increased that to 18-4 at the half. Grace Philpot led Nort... READ MORE

Hart wrestlers fall to Whitehall, but get win over Hesperia

Jan 26, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com WHITEHALL - The Hart wrestling team went 1-1 in a tri-meet against Hesperia and Whitehall on Wednesday evening. The Pirates opened with a battle of the unbeatens as they took on No. 4 ranked Whitehall. The Pirates fell, 47-18. In the second dual of the ... READ MORE

Fox, Mosley lead Hesperia over Mason County Eastern

Jan 24, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA -- Ian Fox and Maddox Mosley combined for 38 points for Hesperia's boys basketball team Monday night in a 66-59 non-conference victory over visiting Mason County Eastern.   Fox poured in 20 points and Mosley finished with 18 for th... READ MORE

Mason County Central cruises past Hesperia

Jan 20, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com   SCOTTVILLE -- Will Chye had a big night for the Mason County Central boys basketball team with 19 points as the Spartans rolled up a 71-29 victory over visiting Hesperia Friday night in the West Michigan Conference Rivers Division.   M... READ MORE

Pentwater gets by Hesperia in Wednesday hoops action

Jan 18, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com   HESPERIA -- Pentwater's girls basketball team traveled to Hesperia for a non-conference game Wednesday night and came away with a 37-30 victory.   Starting out strong, the Falcons grabbed an early 8-2 lead. But the Panthers fought back... READ MORE

Mason County Central cruises past Hesperia

Jan 13, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com SCOTTVILLE -- Mason County Central won its second straight girls basketball game Friday night with a 56-17 victory over visiting Hesperia in the West Michigan Conference Rivers Division. All doubt about the outcome was removed when the Spartans shutou... READ MORE

Lee, Dickman lead Shelby past Hesperia

Jan 07, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA -- After starting the season with five straight losses, the Shelby boys' basketball team has now won two in a row. On Friday, the Tigers rolled past Hesperia 64-30 in the West Michigan Conference Rivers Division. It was the Tigers first win in t... READ MORE

Ravenna guns down Hesperia in girls basketball

Jan 05, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com RAVENNA -- The host Ravenna Bulldogs blew open the game in the third quarter and defeated the Hesperia Panthers 49-15 on Thursday night. Ravenna led 14-7 at the half, then came out in the third quarter and outscored the Panthers 24-0 to take a commanding ... READ MORE

Mosely scores 20 as Hesperia gets by Walkerville, 49-47

Jan 05, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA -The Hesperia boys basketball team held off Walkerville in a close game on Wednesday evening. The Panthers escaped with the victory, 49-47. With one of the best offensive starts of the season, the Panthers built a 23-15 lead after the ... READ MORE

Shelby girls rout Hesperia in league basketball contest

Dec 16, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com   SHELBY -- Host Shelby girls basketball team won its second straight game with a 55-25 West Michigan Conference Rivers Division victory over Hesperia Friday night.   After gaining a slight 13-9 edge at the end of the first quarter, the Ti... READ MORE

North Muskegon dominates Hesperia for conference victory

Dec 15, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA--North Muskegon allowed only eight first half points in a 60-14 win over Hesperia on Thursday evening. “We got out to a good start and were able to extend it each quarter," North Muskegon coach Chuck Rypstra said. "Hesperia battled and did some... READ MORE

Holton takes down Hesperia in first ‘Battle of M-120’

Dec 13, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA--The Holton Red Devils girls' basketball team captured the first-ever "Battle of M-120" with a 58-12 victory over the Hesperia Panthers. "It was nice to a start this tradition off with a win and we needed one," Holton coach Robert Jordan said. "C... READ MORE

White Cloud scores from long range in win over Hesperia

Dec 12, 2022 By Craig Beilfuss LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA--The White Cloud Indians boys' basketball team wasted little time of cruising past the Hesperia Panthers on Monday evening The Indians 10 shots from beyond the 3-point arc on their way to a 67-23 win over the host Panthers. Wh... READ MORE

North Muskegon girls get win over Hesperia

Dec 08, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com HESPERIA - The North Muskegon girls basketball team cruised by Hesperia in a WMC-Rivers matchup on Thursday evening. The Norse used a balanced team effort to top the Panthers, 41-20. “This game was an offensive and defensive confidence bui... READ MORE