Thursday evening was the first time all season that Katy Walters' varsity volleyball squad at Grand Haven has been completely healthy.
How bad has the sickness and injury bug been for Grand Haven? Volleyball is by no means a contact sport, but the Bucs have had three players suffer concussions this season.
Spring Lake's varsity boys soccer team hasn't had the best luck dealing with Mother Nature in the Division 2 district tournament.
A year ago at Grand Rapids Northview, the Lakers had to play through a driving rain storm with whipping winds in a contest against the host Wildcats that was also delayed several times by lightening.
To make matters worse, Spring Lake had its season ended on the dreary evening.
Spring Lake's varsity girls cross country team earned a share of the Lakes Eight Conference championship by placing second at Tuesday's Fremont jamboree.
The host Packers won Tuesday's event with 31 points, followed by the Lakers with 35. Ludington was a distant third with 77 points. Fruitport placed sixth with 170.
Grand Haven graduate Becca Addison was the top finisher from the University of Michigan women's cross country team, helping the 18th-ranked Wolverines finish third overall at the NCAA Pre-Nationals meet held in Terre Haute, Ind., on Sunday.
In the end, Spring Lake accomplished what it set out to do, but from the tone of head coach Jerry Rabideau's voice in the postgame huddle with his team, there's still much more on the Lakers' agenda to accomplish this season.
Spring Lake's varsity girls golf team struggled to its worst round of the year at Friday's Division 3 state meet.
The Lakers shot a 448, finishing last out of 15 teams at the event at Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing.
Elli Holman shot a 105 for Spring Lake, followed by Chezney Peel and Karissa Raschke with a 114 and Ginny Olszewski with a 115.
The state competition continues with a second round today.