• Volleyball summaries: Sept. 26


    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...

  • Holton can’t get offense on track, falls to Central Montcalm

    Local Sports Journal

    The Holton Red Devils let a 7-0 lead slip away as they remained winless on the season. Holton dropped a 31-7 decision to...

  • Volleyball summary Sept. 19

    Holton d. Hesperia 25-15, 25-19, 25-5

    Holton stats
    SERVICE POINTS-ACES: Morgan Sundberg 12-2, Rachel Younts 9-1, Megan Latsch 9-1. SETS-ASSISTS: Latsch 76-31. ATTACKS-KILLS: Younts...

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

    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


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

    M –...

  • Volleyball summaries: Sept. 12


    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...

  • LSJ preview: Despite small squad, expectations are high for Holton Red Devils

    Last month, the Local Sports Journal published a 24-page high school football preview section. Here is the preview story on the Holton Red Devils. If...

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

    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



    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

  • Volleyball results: Aug. 30


    Holton d. Newaygo 25-22, 23-25, 25-19, 25-11

    Holton statistics

    SERVICE POINTS/ACES: Morgan Sundberg 16-5, Rachel Younts 11-1; Jacki Stone 7-4. SETS/ASSISTS: Megan Latsch 93-28. ATTACKS/KILLS: Younts...

  • High school volleyball: Aug. 28



    Pool play
    Mason County Central d. Holton 25-19, 25-19.
    Holton d. Manistee 26-24, 25-17
    Shelby d. Holton 25-17, 25-19

  • Western Michigan Christian volleyball team captures Holton Invitational

    Local Sports Journal

    HOLTON – Western Michigan Christian defeated Montague in a two-game championship set and won the Holton Invitational volleyball tournament title on Saturday.

    The Warriors...

  • Newaygo wears down Holton in debut of head coach Andy Busch

    By Mark Lewis
    Local Sports Journal

    HOLTON – Taking over the Newaygo Lions’ football team just a week ago, head coach Andy Busch wasn’t sure what...

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

    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...

  • Josh Wieten, Patrick Giddings named first-team All-Staters in baseball

    By Ron Rop

    Eight local high school baseball players were lauded for their efforts during the recently completed season.

    Orchard View infielder Josh Wieten and Oakridge...

  • Newaygo stung in Division 3 baseball quarterfinals

    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...

  • Local Sports Journal welcomes Muskegon area sports fans

    Area sports fans,

    We know how much you love Muskegon area sports. And we loved bringing you the game stories, features, sports news, opinion columns and...