It's been nearly a year since Spring Lake's memorable district tournament win over Orchard View when Cardinals' star Megan VanderWal hit what appeared to be the game-winning home run but was called out for not touching first base.
VanderWal wasn't about to make the same mistake twice.
The Cardinals' outstanding pitcher led her team to a pair of wins over the visiting Lakers on Tuesday.
In the opener, she hit a walk-off two-run homer. She emphatically stomped on each bag on the way around the base paths, just to be safe.
State Rep. Roy Schmidt of Grand Rapids has switched parties to run as a Republican after originally filing to run for re-election as a Democrat.
His move angered Democrats because Schmidt waited until just before Tuesday's 4 p.m. filing deadline to announce his switch.
A Holland woman walking along a road in Muskegon County's Blue Lake Township on Sunday night was hit by a car and killed.
Two of her three kids were airlifted to the hospital after also being hit by the car.
The fifth-grade students in Kirby Chittenden's class at Lake Hills Elementary School will present six campus performances of their class play beginning this morning.
The 25 students will also present a public performance of "Time Journey 3: Once Upon a Time' at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Approximately 40 boys and girls ages 9 to 14 year old from Grand Haven, Spring Lake, West Olive, Muskegon, Fruitport and Nunica will compete at Lakeshore Middle in the Grand Haven running of the Hershey's Track & Field Games on Thursday.
Voters in Grand Haven Township will be deciding on a fire equipment millage this summer.
The Township Board on Monday unanimously approved language for a one-year, 0.59-mill property tax to pay for fire apparatus - a 0.03-mill dip from the original one-year option of 0.62 mill. It will be on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Western Michigan Christian's varsity girls soccer team wrapped up a perfect run through the River Valley Conference with Monday's impressive 5-2 win at Tri-Unity Christian.
"We didn't have that as a goal and we didn't expect it, but hard work pays off,' said WMC coach David Hulings. "It was a great game. This was a total team effort. Lindsey (Johnson) played so well in the net. She recovered after giving up a fluke goal and she stood tall for her team.'