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  • Spring Lake girls soccer team wins another heart-stopper, 2-1 over Byron Center, to earn a berth in Division 2 state finals
  • Muskegon Community College men’s soccer team battles back, falls to Owens CC


    October 7, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Muskegon Community College men’s soccer team battled back from a two-goal deficit only to fall 3-2 to Owens Community College on Sunday.

    Owens scored two goals in the first 15 minutes of the game and took …

  • Swimming summary: Oct. 6


    October 7, 2012

    SWIMMING

    Polar Bear Classic
    (at GR Creston)

    1, Bridgman 216; 2, Otsego 131; 3, GR West Catholic 128; 4, GR Creston 113; 5, Muskegon Catholic/North Muskegon 107; 6, Ionia 99.

     

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  • USHL standings: Through Oct. 7


    October 7, 2012

    USHL standings

    Western Conference

    TEAM             W        L          OTL     PTS     GF       GA
    Youngstown     4          0          0          8          23        13
    Muskegon        3          0          0          6          13        3
    Dubuque          3          0          0          6          9          3
    Chicago            3          1          0          6          12        10
    Cedar …

  • Muskegon Community College men’s soccer team ties Cincinnati State Tech and Community College


    October 7, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The men’s soccer team at Muskegon Community College endured a tough, physical soccer match on Saturday and  finished with a 0-0 standoff with Cincinnati State Tech and Community College.

    MCC goalkeeper Tyler Lane stopped all 10 shots …

  • Volleyball summary: Oct. 6


    October 7, 2012

    VOLLEYBALL

    Spring Lake Invitational

    Pool play
    Western Michigan Christian d. Zeeland West 25-22, 21-25, 15-12
    Grant d. Western Michigan Christian 25-18, 26-24
    Western Michigan Christian d. Ravenna 25-16, 25-20
    Spring Lake d. Muskegon Catholic 25-5, 25-12
    Spring Lake d. Zeeland …

  • Muskegon Community College women’s soccer team blanks Cincinnati State Tech


    October 7, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Second-half goals by Ashlee Taylor and Morgan Kantola lifted the Muskegon Community College Jayhawk women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Cincinnati State Tech and Community College on Saturday.

    Panozzo’s low shot bounced off the goalkeeper …

  • Ben Foster nets first USHL goal, Muskegon Lumberjacks win to improve to 3-0 [VIDEO]


    October 6, 2012

    By Ron Rop
    Local Sports Journal

    The Muskegon Lumberjacks’ mission in the early going of the USHL regular season is simple.

    Be at your best in the third period.

    On Saturday night, before a turnout of 1,657, the Lumberjacks were …

  • USHL summary: Muskegon 4, Indiana 1


    October 6, 2012

    USHL summary

    Muskegon 4, Indiana 1

    Indiana 0 – 0 – 1 – 1
    Muskegon  1 – 0 – 3 – 4

    First period: 1, Muskegon, Foster 1 (McDonald, Tiffels), 10:04. Penalties: Leibinger, M, hooking, 4:43.;

    Second period: Scoring – …

  • Muskegon Community College cross country teams post solid times at Calvin College


    October 6, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    The Muskegon Community College cross country teams continue to make solid improvements. That was evident on Friday when the Jayhawks ran at the Michigan Intercollegiate Cross Country Championships at Calvin College.

    MEN It was near perfect conditions…

  • Prep cross country rankings


    October 6, 2012

     CROSS COUNTRY RANKINGS

     GIRLS

    Division 1

    1, Grosse Point South
    2, Birmingham Seaholm
    3, Saline
    4, Northville
    5, Rockford
    6, Brighton
    7, Grandville
    8, East Lansing
    9, Canton-Salem
    10, Hudsonville

    Division 2

    1, East Grand Rapids
    2, Grand Rapids Christian…

  • Nate McLouth drives in two runs in Baltimore’s victory over Texas


    October 6, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Whitehall native Nate McLouth drove in two runs and scored another in the Baltimore Orioles’ 5-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

    McLouth scored in the first inning of the Wild Card Play-in game in …

  • Muskegon rolls past Grand Rapids Union 53-0 in OK Black


    October 6, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Muskegon kept its undefeated season intact Friday, rolling past Grand Rapids Union 53-0 in OK Black action at Hackley Stadium.

    The Big Reds improve to 7-0 on the season heading into next week’s road matchup with Kenowa …

  • Holton blanked by Big Rapids in CSAA football contest


    October 6, 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…

  • Fruitport slips past Holland Christian in nonleague soccer action


    October 6, 2012Local Sports Journal Zach Gilson and Taylor McLaughlin scored goals on Friday in a 2-1 nonleague soccer victory over Holland Christian. The Maroons scored first on a rebound goal by Tim Boetsma. Andrew Keizer drew the assist by taking the…

  • Newaygo earns playoff spot with win over White Cloud


    October 6, 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 …

  • Spring Lakes hangs on for league victory after blazing start against Ludington


    October 6, 2012By Mark Lewis Local Sports Journal SPRING LAKE – If Spring Lake’s contest Friday night versus Lakes 8 rival Ludington (2-5, 2-3) was a sandwich, it would have been the world’s best bread atop and below the world’s worst meat.…

  • Holland West Ottawa overcomes Grand Haven in OK Red matchup


    October 6, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Grand Haven saw a 7-3 second-quarter lead turn into a 17-7 halftime deficit as West Ottawa quarterback Trevor VanTubbergen tossed a pair of second-quarter touchdowns. In the end, Grand Haven dropped a 37-13 decision to the Panthers.…

  • Fremont’s defense comes through, but Packers fall to Leslie


    October 6, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Fremont’s defense returned three interceptions for touchdowns Friday, but it wasn’t enough in a 28-20 nonconference loss at Leslie.

    The Packers trailed 14-0 late in the second quarter before John Wiggers returned an interception 58 yards to …

  • Whitehall’s ground game too much for Hart to handle


    October 6, 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 …

  • Reeths-Puffer can’t overcome first half deficit in loss to Zeeland East


    October 6, 2012

    Local Sports Journal

    Reeths-Puffer fell behind early and couldn’t make up ground in a 34-6 nonconference loss to Zeeland East Friday.

    The host Rockets trailed 19-0 at halftime before getting on the scoreboard in the third.

    Running back Johndries Betts-Render …