• Volleyball summary: Oct. 15

    Posted on 10/16/2012


    Montague d. Hesperia 25-22, 25-20
    Manistee d. Hesperia 25-23, 25-22

    Hesperia stats

    SERVICE POINTS-ACES: Deborah Santiago 13-8, Ashlee Henderson 11-4, Mikaila Workman 7-6. SETS-ASSISTS: Santiago 35-13, Workman...

  • Hesperia falls to Chippewa Hills, drops to 3-5 on the season

    Posted on 10/13/2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Hesperia’s chance to finish at .500 in the Central State Activities Conference fell by the wayside in a 36-17 loss to Chippewa Hills...

  • Volleyball summaries: Oct. 3

    Posted on 10/3/2012

    White Cloud d. Holton 25-14, 25-22, 25-22

    Holton stats
    SERVICE POINTS-ACES: Rachel Younts 10-1, Morgan Sundberg 5-1, Megan Latsch 4-1. SETS-ASSISTS: Latsch 65-16. ATTACKS-KILLS: Younts...

  • Volleyball summaries: Oct. 1

    Posted on 10/1/2012


    Spring Lake d. Muskegon 25-6, 25-10, 25-14

    Spring Lake stats

    ACES: Emily Blahnik 5, Brooke TenBrink 4. KILLS: Kelsee Zuidema 12, Lydia Suchecki 11. BLOCKS: Courtney Kyser...

  • Lakeview overcomes Hesperia with solid second half

    Posted on 09/28/2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Lakeview scored all 20 of its points in the second half on Friday night and defeated Hesperia 20-13.

    Hesperia owned a 7-0 lead at...

  • Volleyball summaries: Sept. 26

    Posted on 09/26/2012


    Central Montcalm d. Holton 25-12, 16-25, 25-21, 25-22

    Holton stats

    SERVICE POINTS-ACES: Rachel Younts 10-1, Morgan Sundberg 10-1, Cassidy VanBlargan 6-3.  SETS-ASSISTS:  Megan Latsch 102-38. ATTACKS-KILLS:  Rachel...

  • Volleyball summary: Sept. 22

    Posted on 09/22/2012


    Oakridge Invitational

    Pool play

    Kent City d. Oakridge 25-11 25-15
    Kent City d. Godwin Heights 25-18 25-21
    Kent City d. Orchard View 25-20 25-21
    Kent City d....

  • Newaygo defense pitches shutout in 15-0 football victory over Hesperia

    Posted on 09/21/2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Newaygo Lions’ defense kept the Hesperia Panthers off the board on  Friday in a 15-0 victory.

    In the second quarter, the Lions would...

  • Volleyball summaries Sept. 20

    Posted on 09/20/2012


    Wyoming d. Kent City 25-21, 25-20
    Sparta d. Kent City 26-24, 25-19

    Kent City stats
    SERVICE POINTS-ACES: Hannah Miller 9-1, Janae...

  • Volleyball summaries: Sept. 15

    Posted on 09/15/2012

    Caledonia Elite Tournament

    WM Christian d. Caledonia 25-17, 15-25, 15-12
    WM Christian d. Holland West Ottawa 27-25, 7-25, 16-14
    GR Christian d. WM Christian 25-16,...

  • Prep football round up: second half pushes Hesperia over Holton

    Posted on 09/14/2012

    HESPERIA 26, HOLTON 8 – Host Hesperia overcame an 8-7 halftime deficit to pick up the victory. The Panthers took a 7-0 lead in the...

  • High school football summaries: Sept. 14

    Posted on 09/14/2012


    Muskegon 36, Lowell 21
    Lowell 0 – 14- 7- 0 – 21
    Muskegon 7 – 13- 13 – 3 – 36

    M –...

  • Volleyball summaries: Sept. 12

    Posted on 09/12/2012


    Morley Stanwood d. Hesperia 25-15, 25-27, 25-11, 25-7.

    Hesperia stats
    SERVICE POINTS-ACES: Deborah Santiago 7-3, Mikaila Workman 6-2, Rachel Farber 4-4. ATTACKS-KILLS: Ashlee Henderson 14-5, Darbi...

  • Prep football roundup: Turnovers doom Holton in lopsided loss to Reed City

    Posted on 09/7/2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Holton’s five turnovers were turned into five scores as Reed City routed the Red Devils 60-21 on  Friday night.

    Reed City led 28-0 after...

  • Volleyball summaries: Sept. 5

    Posted on 09/5/2012



    Mona Shores d. Spring Lake 25-18, 25-13
    Fruitport d. Spring Lake 25-22, 25-22, 15-4
    Grand Haven d. Spring Lake 25-14, 25-10

  • Lack of height not a big concern for scrappy Hesperia volleyball team

    Posted on 09/3/2012


    Coach: Joan David

    There isn’t a lot of height on the Panther roster. However, the team is scrappy and will have to be tough defense.


  • North Muskegon girls cruise to cross country invitational title at Benzie Central

    Posted on 08/27/2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The North Muskegon girls cross country team opened what it hopes will be a big season on Saturday by winning the White division...

  • Football roundup: Shelby Tigers’ big second half propels them to victory over host Grant; Ludington falls, Hesperia wins

    Posted on 08/24/2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Shelby Tigers didn’t let a halftime deficit keep them from capturing a Week 1 victory. 
The Tigers scored 27 second-half point to...

  • Local Sports Journal announces it will publish high school football preview section

    Posted on 07/30/2012

    Are you ready for some high school football?

    Counting the days until your favorite high school football team takes the field?

    Wondering how your team will stack...

  • Newaygo stung in Division 3 baseball quarterfinals

    Posted on 06/12/2012

    By Mike Mattson

    Newaygo’s baseball run toward a Division 3 state title came to a shocking end Tuesday against Mancelona.

    The Ironmen rallied from a 1-0...