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  • [VIDEO] Highlights from Beast of the Beach wrestling event in Grand Haven
  • Jacob Carlson scores seven goals in Mona Shores’ soccer shutout over Muskegon

    October 3, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Jacob Carlson set a school record with seven goals on  Tuesday night in Mona Shores’ 7-0 boys soccer victory over the Muskegon Big...


    October 2, 2012


    East Grand Rapids n/a, Mona Shores 64

    200 Medley Relay: 1, East Grand Rapids (Lela Underwood-Marie Lachance-Maria Angell-Lydia Luke) 2:01.16; 2, Mona Shores...

  • Rockets pull out 1-0 soccer victory over league foe Kenowa Hills

    October 2, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Reeths-Puffer Rocket boys soccer team’s offense picked up an early goal Tuesday night and the Rocket defense held on for a shutout...

  • Western Michigan Christian loses conference showdown, top defender

    October 2, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Western Michigan Christian dropped a 2-1 decision to Covenant Christian on Tuesday night at Warrior Field.

    The loss was painful enough since the Chargers...


    October 2, 2012


    River Valley Conference
    Western Michigan Christian d. Hudsonville Freedom Christian 25-10, 25- 16, 25-18.
    Western Michigan Christian stats
    KILLS – Rachel Bruinsma 12, Vanessa Eekhoff...


    October 2, 2012


    Grand Haven 8, Zeeland West 0

    SINGLES – 1,  Cory Searly, GH,  d. Drew Johnson 6-0, 6-0. 2, Finn Heins, GH, d. Adam Busa 6-1, 6-0. 3, Varun...

  • Archery season now open throughout the state

    October 2, 2012

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources

    The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the archery deer season opened statewide on Monday, Oct. 1. The season...

  • Reeths-Puffer slips past Fruitport in boys soccer action

    October 1, 2012Local Sports Journal The Reeths-Puffer Rockets surrendered the game’s first goal then came back with two second-half goals and defeated Fruitport 2-1 on Monday. Ryan Craker, with...

  • Tennis summary: Oct. 1

    October 1, 2012


    Grand Haven 8, East Kentwood 0

    SINGLES: 1, Korey Searle, GH, d. Tien-Anh Tran 6-0, 6-2. 2, Finn Heins, GH, d.  Alex Birkman, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1....

  • Volleyball summaries: Oct. 1

    October 1, 2012


    Spring Lake d. Muskegon 25-6, 25-10, 25-14

    Spring Lake stats

    ACES: Emily Blahnik 5, Brooke TenBrink 4. KILLS: Kelsee Zuidema 12, Lydia Suchecki 11. BLOCKS: Courtney Kyser...

  • Muskegon Community College women’s soccer team wins again

    October 1, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Muskegon Community College women’s soccer team scored three goals in the opening half en route to a 3-1 victory over Delta Community...

  • Muskegon Lumberjack draft pick joining Team USA on short-term basis

    October 1, 2012Local Sports Journal Connor Hurley, a Muskegon Lumberjacks’ draft pick, has joined the U.S. National Team Development Program, according to Mnhockeyhub.com. Hurley was the third choice overall...

  • Muskegon Lumberjacks hosting Faceoff Rally to kick off Reading Caravan program

    October 1, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Muskegon Lumberjacks’ Faceoff Rally is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at L.C. Walker Arena.

    It’s the start of the Jacks Reading Caravan program.


  • Boys soccer rankings: Week of Oct. 1

    October 1, 2012

    (Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association)

    Division 1

    1, East Kentwood

    2, Rockford

    3, Brighton

    4, Rochester Stoney Creek

    5, Salem

    6, Canton

    7, Okemos

    8, Portage Northern

    9, Utica Eisenhower


  • Division 4 boys soccer district pairings at Western Michigan Christian

    October 1, 2012

    Here are the results of the Division 4 boys district soccer draw that was conducted Monday morning at Western Michigan Christian High School.

    Tuesday, Oct. 16

  • Muskegon Lumberjack defenseman commits to St. Cloud State

    October 1, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Muskegon Lumberjack defenseman Ben Storm has committed to play collegiate hockey for the St. Cloud State Huskies starting with the 2013-14 season.

    Storm, a...

  • Perfect week pulls Ron Rop to within a game of Mike Mattson for prep picks lead

    October 1, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Ron Rop picked all 15 games correctly last weekend in the Local Sports Journal’s prep picks contest.

    That effort pulled him to within one...

  • KoGL 2012 does not disappoint as wind picks up on last day of event [VIDEO]

    October 1, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    A special thank you goes to a number of great people the Local Sports Journal met during King of the Great Lakes 2012.


  • Muskegon Community College women’s soccer team blanks Kellogg CC

    September 30, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Muskegon Community College women’s soccer team netted three second-half goals in a 3-0 victory over Kellogg Community College on Sunday.

    All three goals...

  • USHL standings: Through Sept. 30

    September 30, 2012

    USHL standings

    Western Conference

    TEAM             W        L          OTL     PTS     GF       GA
    Chicago            2          0          0          4          7          4
    Youngstown     2          0          0          4          9          6
    Cedar Rapids  ...