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  • Muskegon Heights looks to remain undefeated, Coach Parker ecstatic after opening football wins
  • [VIDEO/PHOTO] Oakridge uses first quarter to sustain itself past Whitehall in WMC opener


    September 3, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Oakridge Eagle football team didn’t waste time against Whitehall in is West Michigan Conference opening win on Thursday.

    The Eages jumped out 12-0 in the first quarter and sustained its attack throughout the game.

    LSJ videographer Clinton Walker …

  • Ludington has no answers in 41-3 loss to visiting Sparta


    September 3, 2021


    by Craig Beilfuss
    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Sparta Spartans made quick work of Ludington on Thursday evening, running away with a 41-3 win over the Orioles.

    The Spartans got on the board at the 8:52 mark in the first quarter when Dylan …

  • Grant Tigers take 28-0 loss against Reed City in Week 2 football


    September 2, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Grant Tigers offense struggled in their Week 2 matchup against Reed City, falling 28-0.

    Despite the loss, the Tigers were led by Brady Jacobs with 133 yards on the ground.

    Reed City started off hot, finding the end …

  • Ravenna football runs past Shelby in WMC opener, faces Whitehall in Week 3


    September 2, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Ravenna opened up West Michigan Conference football action with a 63-6 runaway win over Shelby on Thursday.

    The Bulldogs led 49-0 by halftime and had 257 total yards.

    Ravenna executed 15 plays for a total time of possession of …

  • Bally Sports Detroit’s Football Friday hitting Hackley Stadium with former Detroit Lion All-Pro receiver Herman Moore


    September 2, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Muskegon High School’s historic Hackley Stadium will be host to one of the state’s premier high school football games on Friday night.

    The Big Reds host Detroit Cass Tech in their home opener, beginning at 7 p.m.

    But that’s …

  • Mona Shores tennis shuts down Zeeland in O-K Green win


    September 2, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com   The Mona Shores tennis team cruised to a 7-1 victory over Zeeland West in O-K Green conference action on Wednesday.   The Sailors swept the board in singles action and lost just seven games between the four matches.    At…

  • Hart volleyball falls to Whitehall in West Michigan Conference opener


    September 2, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Hart volleyball fell to Whitehall in three sets in its West Michigan Conference season opener.

    The Pirates battled Whitehall tight in the first two sets, but had few answers in the third, falling 25-21, 25-15 and 25-8.

    The Pirate’s …

  • Ludington boys soccer squad posts shutout of Whitehall, Wendt tallies hat trick


    September 2, 2021LocaSportsJournal.com  

    The Ludington Orioles boys soccer team shutout Whitehall on Tuesday with a 5-0 nonleague victory.

    Parker Wendt led the Orioles with a hat trick and an assist. Matthew Snyder and Mason Verstrat also contributed goals.Bryce Billings found an …

  • Mona Shores volleyball goes 2-1 at home quad on Wednesday night


    September 2, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Mona Shores volleyball team went 2-1 on Wednesday in its home quad.

    The Sailors started with a win over Fremont and Whitehall, but fell to Jenison.

    Against Fremont, Mona Shores won with set scores of 25-18 and 25-17.…

  • Mona Shores falls to Grand Rapids Union in O-K Green opener


    September 1, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Mona Shores Sailors dropped their first conference game of the season to Grand Rapids Union, 3-1 on Tuesday.

    Kaden Pulaski scored the lone goal for the Sailors, unassisted.

    Mona Shores slides to 2-2-1 overall and 0-1 in the OK …

  • North Muskegon defense holds down Forest Hills Northern in 5-2 boys soccer win


    September 1, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com   North Muskegon boys soccer topped Forest Hills Northern on Tuesday with a 5-2 nonleague win.

    The Norse defense led the way with outstanding play from Hunter Koekkoek, Nolan Mallory, Jack Erne and Zachary Mallon.

    Brandon Winter led on offense, …

  • Reeths-Puffer goes 2-1 at home quad, opens OK Green action next week


    September 1, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com  

    The Reeths Puffier volleyball team went 2-1 in a home quad on Tuesday bringing it to 2-3 on the season.

    The Rockets dominated Comstock Park in the opening match with set scores of 25-13 and 25-17, and then …

  • Hart boys soccer posts shutout of Muskegon Catholic on Tuesday


    September 1, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    Solid play on both sides of the field earned the Hart Pirates a 2-0 boys soccer win on Tuesday against the Muskegon Catholic.

    Gian Luca gave the Pirates an early lead not even two minutes into the game on …

  • Mason County Central cancels football matchup with Hart due to contact tracing and COVID-19


    September 1, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    Thursday evening’s Mason County Central varsity football game against Hart has been cancelled due to contact tracing and COVID-19.   Hart will now host Kent City on Thursday for a 7 p.m. kickoff.    Both Hart and Kent City are …

  • Hart and Fruitport Calvary boys soccer play to 5-5 tie on Monday


    August 31, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Hart Pirates and the Fruitport Calvary Christian Eagles battled to a 5-all standoff in a back and forth nonleague boys soccer match on Monday.

    Hart led 4-3 at halftime but Calvary managed to find a pair of responses …

  • Montague drops three matches at Allendale quad


    August 31, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Montague Wildcats volleyball team dropped three matches on Monday at a quad in Allendale.

    Montague dropped a 25-22, 25-16 decision to Zeeland East in the opener before falling to state-ranked Western Michigan Christian 25-19, 25-18 in the second …

  • Mona Shores volleyball goes back-to-back at Grand Haven Battle on the Boardwalk


    August 30, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Mona Shores Sailors volleyball team turned in a stellar performance on Saturday and won the Grand Haven Battle on the Boardwalk tournament for the second straight time.

    The Sailors defeated Grand Haven, 25-17, 13-25, 19-17 then defeated Spring …

  • MCC girls volleyball team goes 2-3 at Fremont Round Robin Tournament


    August 30, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Muskegon Catholic Central girls volleyball team finished 2-3 at the Fremont Round Robin Tournament on Saturday.

    The Crusaders defeated Sparta and Hesperia while falling to Western Michigan Christian, Plainwell and Fremont.

    Claire LaVigne had 12 aces and Elaina …

  • WMC cross country teams finish middle of pack at GR South Christian meet


    August 30, 2021LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Western Michigan Christian high school girls and boys cross country teams kicked off their seasons on Friday at the Under The Lights Invitational, hosted by Grand Rapids South Christian.

    The girls finished sixth of 11 teams. Brianna Zuidema …

  • Muskegon Community College women post shutout of Jackson in soccer over weekend


    August 30, 2021

    LocalSportsJournal.com

    The Muskegon Community College Jayhawks women’s soccer team improved their record to 3-0 on the young season with a 1-0 victory over the Jackson College Jets on Saturday.

    Sammy Hecht scored the opening goal with assistance from Payton McKellar …