We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

This week marks the beginning of the winter sports season. We will head to Fruitport and Western Michigan Christian later this week to cover the first week of girls basketball practices.

  • 0

NORTON SHORES — Denny McLain sat in a corner of a VFW hall and scanned the crowd. He was charging $25 per autograph at last Saturday’s West Michigan Sports Cards and Collectibles Show, one of five athletes available for signing.

  • Updated
  • 0

The Grand Haven volleyball team has put together a very strong season to this point and a large part of that is due to the strong leadership of their four seniors.

  • Updated
  • 0

HOLLAND — After taking the third set of their regional semifinal against Hudsonville, Grand Haven had momentum and two sets to defeat the Eagles. In a flash, Hudsonville changed up their attack, and hit the Buccaneers hard early in the fourth set by winning 10 of the first 11 points. 

  • 0

The O-K Red named its postseason tennis award winners, and there were a handful of Grand Haven players among the honorees. Senior Noah Bachmann finished as one of the most decorated tennis players in Grand Haven history, with no other player being named to the all-state team more than once. …

  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — Tonight, the Grand Haven football team will play in their first district final football game since the 2009 team took on Rockford. The 2009 team was the first Grand Haven team to make the playoffs since 1999, so these two teams are similar in the way they ended long playoff dro…

  • Updated
  • 0

The Oktoberfest Marathon will have a new name beginning in 2020. The marathon will now be known as the Armed Services Marathon.

  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — Tonight, the Grand Haven football team will play in their first district final football game since the 2009 team took on Rockford. The 2009 team was the first Grand Haven team to make the playoffs since 1999, so these two teams are similar in the way they ended long playoff dro…

  • Updated
  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — Grand Haven volleyball had a goal that stretched beyond winning games or trophies. It was simply to be playing their best volleyball at the tail end of their season.

  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — It had been a decade since Grand Haven’s last playoff victory in football, back when the Bucs’ current players were still in elementary school.

  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — Grand Haven volleyball’s district semifinal went exactly according to plan on Wednesday. The Buccaneers took care of business early against an outnumbered and outmatched Muskegon team, and won a convincing three-set match 25-6, 25-9, 25-9.

  • 1

GRAND HAVEN – Grand Haven native Eric Scott is on his way to Finland. As a member of Team USA, Scott will compete in the World Powerlifting Congress world championships this week.

  • 0

Tuesday will mark the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. What better way to mark the occasion than a prediction of what we're likely to see between games of Tuesday's Champions Classic on ESPN?

  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — Nothing is a guarantee come playoff time. Grand Haven made sure there would be no upset on the cards in their district first-round match against Muskegon Mona Shores on Monday, defeating the Sailors in three sets 25-19, 25-14, 25-20.

  • 0

SPRING LAKE — Since 1975, Spring Lake township supervisor John Nash has built quite an impressive athletic resume. In that time Nash has run 18 marathons and in 1997 at the age of 53 Nash began his Ironman career. On Oct. 13, Nash added to his resume at a half-Ironman race in Wilmington, N.C…

  • 0

GRAND HAVEN — On Saturday, the top-ranked football team in the state will play its pre-district playoff game at Grand Haven. Division 3’s Muskegon will host the Upper Peninsula’s Marquette at 1 p.m., and the reason for the change in venue is simple: Gene Rothi Field’s playing surface is turf.

  • 0

GRANDVILLE -- A big night from the Grand Haven defense and a huge rushing game from Connor Worthington led the Bucs to their first playoff win since 2009. Grand Haven defeated Grandville in the pre-district game 28-7 Friday night.

  • 0

BYRON CENTER — Any underdog needs the small details to go their way, be it bounces or turnovers. Spring Lake didn’t get any of that on Friday night, and Byron Center proved their undefeated record didn’t come cheaply in a 49-14 rout of the Lakers.

  • 0

Last Saturday, both the boys and girls cross country teams from Spring Lake finished in second place at regionals. The second place finishes earned both Lakers teams a trip to the state finals. 

  • 0

With tonight’s 3-0 win over East Kentwood, Grand Haven’s volleyball team clinched a conference championship. The Bucs won their match 25-18, 25-21, 25-22. The win moved Grand Haven to 11-1 in conference play and 46-7 on the season.

  • 0

KENTWOOD — Western Michigan Christian were dominant in their 2-0 state semifinal victory over Dansville on Wednesday, and with better luck they might have won by four or five goals instead. Instead, there was rain and cold weather throughout – the Warriors didn't seem to mind.

  • 1

Grand Haven's Connor Worthington is headed to Michigan Tech, a perfect fit for his outdoorsy lifestyle.

  • 1

GRAND HAVEN – For the first time since 2011 the Grand Haven Buccaneers football team will be playing postseason football. Grand Haven will take on a familiar foe in the Grandville Bulldogs.

  • 0

SPRING LAKE – It was the last time at Grabinski Field for Spring Lake’s seniors on Friday night. After setting out to change the culture surrounding their program following two difficult years, the Lakers’ 35-7 win over Holland Christian was a marker of their success.

  • 0

GRAND RAPIDS - The Grand Haven Buccaneers football team won their fourth straight game after beating Grand Rapids Union 37-6 Friday night. With the win, the Bucs finish out the regular season at 5-4 and give themselves a shot at making the playoffs. 

  • 0

ROCKFORD - The Grand Haven volleyball team needed five sets in each of their wins Thursday night. The Bucs first took on Grandville and ended the night with a match against West Ottawa. 

  • 0

MUSKEGON – The last four years weren’t kind to Western Michigan Christian when it came to shootouts. That changed Thursday night, as four confident penalties were helped by two big saves from Jamison Goorman as the Warriors advanced to the Division 4 state semifinals. WMC is slated to play e…

featured
  • 0

SPRING LAKE – For the better part of the last decade, Spring Lake’s girls swim team and its football team have matched up in the high school pool for a night of fun and fundraising. This year, the night took on a new meaning.

  • 1

ROCKFORD — An early barrage of goals dug Grand Haven into a hole they couldn't get out of in Wednesday’s regional semifinal loss. The Bucs fell to Okemos 7-4.

  • 0

MUSKEGON – Western Michigan Christian made a statement in their regional semifinal on Tuesday night. In a region that features four of Division 4’s top six teams, the Warriors protected home field with a 3-0 win over North Muskegon. 

  • 0

SPRING LAKE – The Spring Lake swimming and diving team hosted Forest Hills Central at home Tuesday night and fell short 102-79. This meet was the last home meet of the season for the Lakers and the second to last meet in the regular season.