Category: Basketball

For Zoulek, the lofty win total just keeps on climbing

Jan 29, 2023 By Greg Gielczyk  LocalSportsJournal.com   SHELBY--Rick Zoulek did more than just win his 500th game as the Shelby boys basketball coach. He reached a milestone that might never be touched.  At least, not in our lifetime.   In coaching both the boys and girls teams togeth... READ MORE

Lady Jayhawks clobber North Central Michigan College

Jan 28, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com PETOSKEY--The Muskegon Community College Lady Jayhawks came out fast on Saturday and made quick work of North Central Michigan College. The Lady Jayhawks led 41-16 at the half and cruised to a 77-33 victory in the Michigan Community College Athletic Assoc... READ MORE

Berndt, Berkley lead Grand Haven past Holland West Ottawa

Jan 28, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com GRAND HAVEN--The Grand Haven Buccaneers held on for a 49-44 win over Holland West Ottawa on Friday evening in a OK Conference-Red matchup contest played at Grand Haven. Emersen Berndt led Grand Haven with 18 points while Heiid Berkey tossed in 16 points. ... READ MORE

Ludington hangs on at home to beat Oakridge

Jan 28, 2023 By Greg Gielczyk LocalSportsJournal.com LUDINGTON -- Ludington's girls basketball team came up with a thrilling 42-40 victory over visiting Oakridge in a West Michigan Conference Lakes Division game Friday night. It was a back-and-forth game in the first quarter, which set the... READ MORE

Walker, Hekkema lead Reeths-Puffer to win over Holland

Jan 28, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com HOLLAND--The Reeths-Puffer Rockets girls basketball team made the trip down south to Holland on Friday and came back home a 65-41 OK-Green victory over the Dutch. With the win, the Rockets remain in second place in the league standings one game behind the... READ MORE

Davis scores 19 to lead Lady Big Reds over Mona Shores

Jan 28, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com MUSKEGON--The Muskegon Lady Big Reds remained undefeated in OK-Green action with a 38-27 victory over the Mona Shores Sailors on Friday. The game was played at Redmond-Potter Gymnasium. With the win, Muskegon sits alone at the top of the league with a 7-... READ MORE

Kent City wins CSAA matchup over White Cloud

Jan 28, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com KENT CITY--The Kent City Eagles pulled out a 46-35 win over the White Cloud Indians on Friday evening in a Central State Activities Association matchup. "Our defense was solid tonight," said Kent City coach David Ingles. "They can really shoot the ball. W... READ MORE

Edmondson scores 16 as Manistee cruises past Orchard View

Jan 28, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com MUSKEGON -- The Manistee girls basketball team jumped on Orchard View early and had no trouble rolling to a lopsided 57-30 victory Friday in the West Michigan Conference Lakes Division. "We shot the ball well in the first half and that really helps our de... READ MORE

Reeths-Puffer runs over Holland in boys basketball action

Jan 27, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com HOLLAND -- The Reeths-Puffer Rockets shot out of the gate right from the opening tip on Friday night and posted a 64-34 victory over the host Holland Dutch. The Rockets led 22-5 after one quarter and 32-17 at the half. Reeths-Puffer had a 32-17 scoring ad... READ MORE

Pentwater falls to league-leading Baldwin

Jan 27, 2023 LocalSportsJournal.com PENTWATER -- Pentwater's boys basketball team took on West Michigan D League leader Baldwin for Homecoming on Friday night and fell short, 82-62. "It was a defensive puzzle to match the excellent offense of the Panthers," said Pentwater coach Ashley Luber... READ MORE