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  • Muskegon Heights looks to remain undefeated, Coach Parker ecstatic after opening football wins
  • Spring Lake boys soccer posts third-straight shutout, tops Unity Christian on Monday


    September 14, 2021

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    The Spring Lake Lakers hosted Hudsonville Unity Christian in a crucial O-K Blue conference matchup on Monday.

    A second-half rally lifted Spring Lake to a 3-0 victory after playing to a 0-0 tie at halftime. 

    Keegan Fritsche, Conrad Bush…

  • Mona Shores boys tennis shuts out Reeths-Puffer with 8-0 win


    September 14, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com  

    The Mona Shores boys tennis team extinguished the Reeths-Puffer Rockets, not giving up a single match in an 8-0 win.

    Drew Hackney and Kayden Hellmann took the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in the singles.

    In the …

  • Fruitport boys tennis team struggles at Hamilton


    September 14, 2021

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    The Fruitport Trojan’s tennis team struggled on the court falling to Hamilton in a shut-out on Monday.

    Hamilton won each match and was led at No. 1 singles by Mason Blauwkamp who won 6-2, 6-1.

    Singles
    No. 1: Mason …

  • Lady Turtles swim team takes second place at Spring Lake innovational


    September 14, 2021

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    The Lady Turtles swim team competed in the 2021 High School Girls Spring Lake Invite winning five out of twelve events and finishing second overall.

    The team swam to 29 personal record swims and dives.

    The 200 Free Relay …

  • Kent City volleyball wins Zion Christian Invitational, goes perfect on the day


    September 14, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Kent City volleyball participated and dominated the Zion Christian Invitational on Saturday winning it all by the end of the day.

    Rolling into the finals and having not lost a game, the Eagles topped the host Zion Christian in …

  • Mona Shores tennis rolls past Zeeland East on Friday


    September 14, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Mona Shores boys tennis team trampled Zeeland East 7-1 on Friday.

    Taking the top two spots in singles for the Sailors were Drew Hackney and Kayden Hellmann.

    Mona Shores found themselves wins in all four spots in the …

  • Whitehall volleyball reaches finals at Fruitport Invitational


    September 14, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Whitehall Vikings battled their way to the finals of the Fruitport Invitational on Saturday before falling to Traverse City West, 15-25 and 14-25.

    Whitehall defeated North Muskegon (25-10 25-17) and Mona Shores (25-30, 31-29) in pool play.

    In …

  • Mona Shores volleyball drops three close matches at Saturday’s Fruitport invitational


    September 14, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Mona Shores volleyball went 1-3 at the Fruitport invite on Saturday despite competing close in each match.

    The Sailors started strong with a win against Grant (25-11,25-16), but fell to Fruitport (20-25, 25-23,15-10), Whitehall (25-20, 29-31) and North Muskegon …

  • Mona Shores cross country teams compete at West Ottawa invite on Saturday


    September 14, 2021

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    The Mona Shores Sailor’s cross country team participated in the Bredeweg Invitational hosted by West Ottawa at Macatawa Bay Middle School on Saturday.

    The Sailors girls team finished No. 12 out of 19 participating teams with a score of …

  • North Muskegon volleyball finishes runner up at Fruitport volleyball invite


    September 14, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com  

    The North Muskegon volleyball team went 2-2 at the Fruitport Invitational on Saturday, making it all the way to the silver bracket finals.

    The Norse defeated Mona Shores in the semifinals in three games (18-25, 25-22, 15-11), but …

  • WMC girls cross country team wins Fremont Hill and Bale Invitational, boys finish third


    September 13, 2021LocalSportsournal.com

    The Western Michigan Christian cross country teams competed in the Fremont Hill and Bale Invitational..

    The Warrior girls took first place in the White Division against Manton, Potter’s House and North Pointe Christian.

    Senior Abby VanderKooi finished first with …

  • Fruitport digs too deep of hole in 29-22 loss at Coopersville


    September 11, 2021


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    The Fruitport Trojans dug themselves into just too deep of a hole in their 29-22 loss to host Coopersville in Friday night’s O-K Blue opener for both teams.

    Falling behind 14-0 in the opening moments of the first quarter, …

  • North Muskegon football breaks into win column, rolls over Shelby


    September 11, 2021



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    North Muskegon throttled Shelby in a battle of winless teams on Friday night in a West Michigan Conference matchup.

    The Norsemen’s dominant 34-point first quarter fueled a 67-0 victory over the Tigers.

    North Muskegon totaled 350 rushing yards and …

  • Ludington’s fast start stalls out in their football matchup with Manistee.


    September 11, 2021



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    The Ludington Orioles jumped out to a 12-7 first quarter lead but could not maintain that success as they fell to Manistee, 41-12.

    Ludington turned the ball over twice and struggled to convert on third downs during the contest.…

  • Kent City offense totals 436 yards in rout of Lakeview


    September 11, 2021



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    The Kent City Eagles got back on the Friday night winning track with a 48-6 rout of Lakeview.

    The Eagles offense was clicking as evidenced by their 436 yards of total offense.

    Junior quarterback Kyler Larson passed for 170 …

  • Holton drops narrow league contest to Morley-Stanwood


    September 11, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Holton Red Devils dropped a tight 30-28 CSAA football game to the Morley-Stanwood Mohawks on Friday night.

    Holton quarterback Austin Fowler completed 12-of-20 passes for 157 yards and one touchdown. He also rushed for one touchdown.

    Rice Robins …

  • Grand Haven slips by Jenison in OK Red opener


    September 11, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Grand Haven Buccaneer football team opened the OK Red conference slate on Friday night with a narrow 28-26 victory over the visiting Jenison Wildcats.

    The host Bucs rolled up 319 yards in total offense, including 284 on the …

  • White Cloud sneaks past Hesperia 30-27 in overtime battle


    September 11, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    They needed overtime to decide a winner in Friday night’s football game between the Hesperia Panthers and the White Cloud Indians.

    When the dust cleared, the Indians walked off the field with a 30-27 victory over the winless Panthers.…

  • Reeths-Puffer wins second straight, tops Wyoming with balanced attack


    September 11, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    A big first half was what the Reeths-Puffer Rockets were hoping for in their O-K Green match up with Wyoming.

    Reeths-Puffer scored 26 points in the opening two quarters, leading the Rockets to a convincing, 48-12 victory.

    Tayte Vanderleest …

  • Third quarter tidal wave propels Mona Shores past Grand Rapids Union


    September 11, 2021



    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Mona Shores Sailors used an insane third-quarter flurry of scores to put Grand Rapids Union down to rest on Friday night.

    The Sailors rallied five times into the end zone, all in the third quarter, earning a 50-26 …