• 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...

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

    Posted on 09/9/2012

    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

    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

  • Volleyball results: Aug. 30

    Posted on 08/30/2012


    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

    Posted on 08/28/2012



    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

    Posted on 08/25/2012

    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

    Posted on 08/24/2012

    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

    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...

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

    Posted on 06/19/2012

    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

    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...

  • Local Sports Journal welcomes Muskegon area sports fans

    Posted on 06/9/2012

    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...