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GRAND HAVEN — The Grand Haven football team is turning back the clock and returning to their traditional look. The program recently received a generous donation that allowed the program to buy new helmets. With this new opportunity, head coach Joe Nelson took advantage of the chance to go ba…

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Jack Nicklaus sat atop a sand dune Tuesday afternoon – what used to be the 13th tee box at the former Grand Haven Golf Club – and sketched out his vision for a postage-stamp green on the hole. 

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Before it’s barely time to start buying notebooks and binders, high school sports across the state officially started on Monday. For student-athletes, many have spent their summer honing their skills with teammates. For coaches, with first games on the horizon, it can be tricky trying to bui…

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Local high schoolers Jack Hardebeck and Andrew Wagenmaker, members of the Grand Haven Bassmasters club recently punched their ticket to next year’s national championship tournament.

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SPRING LAKE – Dearborn native Elayna Bowser was a runaway champion at the 103rd Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday, winning her semifinal and final matches with plenty of breathing room. 

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SPRING LAKE – Spring Lake natives Anna Kramer and Kayla Krueger each found themselves in battles during Thursday’s round of 16 matchups at the Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship. Kramer faced off against Heather Fortushniak from Brighton. Meanwhile, Krueger was tasked with taking on Hasle…

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SPRING LAKE – Day three of the Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship featured plenty of convincing wins, but one back-and-forth match went right to the wire. After two days of stroke play, the tournament moved to a match-play format for the final 36 players.

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SPRING LAKE – Two familiar faces find themselves back home competing for a chance to win the Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship. The 103rd MWAC is in full swing at Spring Lake Country Club as the women finished up day two on Tuesday.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 1 male athlete of the year is Spring Lake swimming standout Cam Peel for breaking a historic barrier amid a dominant championships season in the pool for…

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes and teams of the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 1 female athlete is Grand Haven’s Kathryn Ackerman after yet another dominant run through the high school season and a pair of 2020 Olympic Trial cuts with Michiga…

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 2 male athlete of the year is Fruitport’s Ethan Flores thanks to an inspired season with the Trojan football team and a state championship on the track.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 2 female athlete is Grand Haven’s Alli Keyser thanks to All-State performances on the basketball court and soccer pitch as a senior, leaving lasting marks on both programs.

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World-class trash talk and gravity-defying dingers lit up the Mulligan’s Hollow softball field Friday as the Coast Guard Festival Softball Tournament reached its dramatic finale.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five male and female athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 season. Our No. 2 team of the year is the Spring Lake girls soccer team thanks to a run to the regional finals and undefeated blitzing of the O-K Blue Conference.

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SPRING LAKE — With all the tourist trappings, dignitary parades and beach-going civilians, it is easy to lose focus of the center of the annual Coast Guard Festival — the mens and women of the Coast Guard.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams for the 2018-19 season. Our No. 3 female athlete of the year is Western Michigan Christian freshman Abby VanderKooi for lighting the running world on fire with her distance prowess.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 3 boys athlete of the year is Ben Hylen of the Spring Lake cross country and track and field teams for leading the cross team to a third-place finish at the state finals and placing in two events at the track state finals.

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Fearless, determined, driven for success. Grand Haven cheer — better than the rest.

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The Little League World Series is scheduled to kick off in South Williamsport on August 15 and one local team is knocking on the door of the sport’s premier championship. Beach Little League clinched a berth to the state tournament championship game today with an extra-inning walk-off two-run home run in Tuesday’s semifinal.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five male and female athletes, as well as teams for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 3 team is the Spring Lake boys cross country team thanks to its third-place finish at the Division 2 state finals.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 4 female athlete is Grand Haven’s Gabby Hentemann, who captured a state title in the highly competitive 800-meter run and a top-eight finish at the Division 1 cross country meet.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 4 male athlete of the year is Andrew Hylen after finishing as an All-State honoree on both the cross country course and track, while picking up a third sport in his senior year.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams from the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 4 team of the year is the Spring Lake boys swim and dive team after their fourth-place finish at the Division 3 state finals.

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DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Stroman breezed through seven scoreless innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays batted around in both the fourth and the sixth on their way to a 12-1 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

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The Grand Haven Tribune is counting down our top five female and male athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 5 male athlete of the year is Charlie Parker after a pair of All-Conference and an All-State nod as a Spring Lake senior.

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The Tribune is counting down the top 5 male and female athletes, as well as teams, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Our No. 5 female athlete of the year is Spring Lake’s Jenna Core.