Category: Newaygo

Newaygo gets by Oakridge in overtime, 62-60

Jan 26, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com NEWAYGO--Bryce Decker had a big offensive night and Josiah Long hit the game-winning shot in overtime as the Newaygo Lions defeated Oakridge on Thursday. Decker scored 28 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and led Newaygo to a 62-60 overtime win over the ... READ MORE

Slow start costs Newaygo girls’ in loss to Reed City

Jan 25, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com REED CITY--The Newaygo girls basketball teams have dominated the Reed City Coyote teams in the past number of years. That wasn't the case on Tuesday evening as the Lions fell to Reed City, 46-29, in a Central State Activities Association contest. The Coy... READ MORE

Reed City takes care of business against Newaygo’s boys

Jan 25, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com REED CITY--The Newaygo Lions boys' basketball team traveled to Reed City on Tuesday evening and suffered a lopsided 60-33 setback. The game was played in the Central State Activities Association. Reed City got off to a good start, according to Newaygo he... READ MORE

Newaygo uses big second half to cruise past Lakeview

Jan 21, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com LAKEVIEW--It took a while for the Newaygo boys' team to kick its offense into high gear on Friday evening. Once they did, they cruised to a 64-42 Central State Activities Association victory over the Lakeview Wildcats. Newaygo managed to score 18 points ... READ MORE

Newaygo girls win in double overtime over Lakeview

Jan 21, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com LAKEVIEW--The Newaygo girls' basketball team needed overtime to take down Lakeview on Friday evening. The Lions won the Central State Activities Association game, 45-44. "The crowd definitely got their money's worth tonight," said Newaygo coach Nathan Th... READ MORE

Western Michigan Christian girls get win over Newaygo

Jan 11, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com   NEWAYGO--The Western Michigan Christian Warriors girls' basketball team picked up a road win on Tuesday evening over the Newaygo Lions, 44-31.   Newaygo led 9-6 at the end of the first quarter.   The Warriors posted a 15-5 scori... READ MORE

Bishop Lee scores 23 in Shelby win over Newaygo

Jan 09, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com   SHELBY -- After building a six-point lead at halftime, the Shelby boys basketball team held off Newaygo for a 46-40 victory Monday night at home in non-conference game.   It was the third straight win for the Tigers, which also snapped... READ MORE

Long, Nelson lead Newaygo over Ravenna

Jan 04, 2023 LocalSportsJournal   NEWAYGO -- Newaygo got off to a good start and rode it to a 66-55 victory over visiting Ravenna in boys' basketball Tuesday night.   After the Lions had jumped out to a nine-point lead, 22-13, at the end of the first quarter, Ravenna narro... READ MORE

Newaygo boys come from behind to beat Kent City

Dec 17, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com NEWAYGO -The Newaygo boys basketball team bounced back from a tough first half to take down Kent City on Friday evening. The Lions held on thanks to missed free throws by Kent City in the final seconds to win, 38-36. The Lions came out flat a... READ MORE

Kent City overpowers Newaygo early, cruises to victory

Dec 16, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com NEWAYGO--The Kent City Eagles girls' basketball team raced out to a big lead early and never looked back against Newaygo on Friday night. The Eagles led 18-5 after one quarter and cruised to a 62-11 victory over the Lions. "We just got beat by a good tea... READ MORE