Category: Football

Holton blanked by Big Rapids in CSAA football contest

Oct 06, 2012 Local Sports Journal The Big Rapids Cardinals climbed to 6-1 on the season following Friday night's 43-0 thrashing of Holton in Central States Activities Association football action. The host Red Devils fell to 1-6 overall. Holton travels next week to Morley Stanwood.... READ MORE

Newaygo earns playoff spot with win over White Cloud

Oct 06, 2012 Local Sports Journal Newaygo clinched its first playoff appearance since 2007 Friday, earning a 41-6 Central States Athletic Association win over White Cloud. The host Lions built a 35-0 lead by halftime en route to improving to 6-1 on the season. Max Harrington rushed ... READ MORE

Whitehall’s ground game too much for Hart to handle

Oct 06, 2012 Local Sports Journal Whitehall rushed for a season high 431 yards and rolled past Hart in a 48-24 West Michigan Conference win on Friday. After a scoreless first quarter, the host Vikings scored four second-quarter TDs for a 28-0 halftime lead. Joe Sika led Whitehall wit... READ MORE

Dakota Gordon, Fruitport roll past Orchard View

Oct 06, 2012 Local Sports Journal Fruitport’s Dakota Gordon scored three times as the Trojans earned a 32-8 Lakes 8 Conference victory on the road at Orchard View on Friday. The victory moves the Trojans to 7-0 on the season, with a week 8 matchup at Muskegon Catholic Central next Fri... READ MORE

Grant pulls away from Tri-County with big second quarter

Oct 06, 2012 Local Sports Journal Grant scored three times in the second quarter to break a 7-all tie in a 28-13 Lakes 8 Conference win over Tri-County on Friday. The host Tigers’ Garrett Bomay scored on a 33-yard run for the game’s opening touchdown, but Tri-County returned the ens... READ MORE

Muskegon Catholic guns down Muskegon Heights Academy 68-7

Oct 06, 2012 Local Sports Journal The Muskegon Catholic Central Crusaders made quick work of Muskegon Heights Academy in a nonleague football game on Friday night. The host Crusaders (5-2) scored 40 first-half points and rolled up a 68-7 victory over the Tigers. Alex Lewandoski rushe... READ MORE

Football summaries: Oct. 5

Oct 05, 2012 North Muskegon 29, Ravenna 8 North Muskegon   15   7   0   7   -   29 Ravenna                   0   8    0   0   -     8  NM – Logan Waller 56 run (Nick Duplissis pass from Adrian Anderson) NM – Mitch Edick 41 run (Anders... READ MORE

Muskegon facing Grand Rapids Union in Black Out For Cancer

Oct 03, 2012 Local Sports Journal Unbeaten Muskegon will host Grand Rapids Union Friday night in a Black Out For Cancer game. The Big Reds will be wearing black jerseys for the contest, which is being staged to help fight cancers in men. The jerseys will be auctioned off after the game.... READ MORE