SPRING LAKE TWP. — Spring Lake had been on the losing end of a pair of close games in the past two weeks, but Tuesday they were able to shake off those tough losses with a 62-57 win over West Catholic.
A longtime MHSAA seeding procedure was changed heading into 2020’s state basketball tournament. The top two seeds in each district are now guaranteed not to play each other until a potential district final.
The Grand Haven girls held a 38-37 lead over Rockford with five minutes to go in the game, but were unable to score for the rest of the game leading to a 48-38 Rockford win.
The Grand Haven boys played in their second O-K Red nail biter this week in Friday night’s road win against Rockford. The game was a back and forth affair that saw the Bucs leave with a 59-58 win that pushes their record to 10-6 on the season.
COMSTOCK PARK — If there was ever one night, one game that displayed the topsy-turvy nature of high-school basketball, Friday night was that game in the O-K Blue.
FRUITPORT — Fruitport used Thursday night’s game against Fruitport Calvary Christian to honor Trojans past and present by hosting a “Pack the Barn” event. The Barn is the name of Fruitport’s old gym where they used to play their basketball games. All Fruitport basketball alumni were invited …
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Grand Haven dominated the second and third quarter of their game against Hudsonville on Tuesday night. The Buccaneers outscored the Eagles 34-16 and held Hudsonville to four third quarter points. Grand Haven was held to only four points in the fourth quarter and Hudsonvill…
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Free throws can make or break a basketball team in close games, and that’s what happened Friday night when the Spring Lake lost a tough game to Allendale 60-57.
FRUITPORT — After five losses in a row, Fruitport’s girls finally got back into the win column on Tuesday night. The bigger surprise of the night may have come in the way they won above anything else.
FRUITPORT — They didn't need to change the basketball record board too much in the last 50 years at Fruitport. At least when it came to single-game scoring.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The trio of Jolee Houle, Molly Long and Zoe Spoelman propelled Grand Haven to a win over a Jenison team that came into Friday night at 8-4.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Against a team as good as Grand Rapids Catholic Central, Spring Lake needed to be pretty close to perfect. While the Lakers put in a performance to be proud of, the Cougars simply had too much firepower on Tuesday night.
I remember April 13, 2016 like it was yesterday. I met two of my friends at a bar where we had decided we were going to hang out and watch basketball. It just so happened that it was also the last NBA game Kobe Bryant would play.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — The Spring Lake girls trailed by two points after the first quarter of Friday night’s game. Reeths-Puffer went on to out score Spring Lake 66-45 in the final three quarters on their way to a 80-57 win.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Reeths-Puffer head coach Lance Johnson was at one point a player and assistant coach under Spring Lake head coach Bill Core. On Friday night, Johnson returned to coach against his former school and his team took home a 62-54 win over Spring Lake.
FRUITPORT — Even after two tough losses in the span of a week, Fruitport's focus has been on sticking together. Having strong leadership and a tight-knit group has helped.
FRUITPORT — When Fruitport Calvary Christian senior Kelsey Richards scored her 2,000th career point late in the third quarter of Friday's game against Wellspring Prep, there weren't any immediate celebrations.
Fruitport was locked in a back and forth battle with O-K Black rival Reeths-Puffer in the second quarter before the Rockets pulled away en route to a 76-54 win over the Trojans.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — After a three-game losing streak, it wasn’t pretty for Grand Haven in their victory over a Grandville team that is winless in conference play.
The Western Michigan Christian girls were trailing Spring Lake by 11 points late in the third quarter, but with clutch shooting and timely defense the Warriors climbed out of the hole and sent the game to overtime. The Warriors took over from there, defeating Spring Lake 62-56.
MUSKEGON — Lucas Lyyski's 20 points led the charge for Spring Lake on Saturday night as the Lakers endured a tough night at Western Michigan Christian. The smaller school kept the Lakers honest down the stretch, but ultimately Spring Lake finished the night with a 51-44 victory.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The Grand Haven girls finished off their toughest week of the season so far. It began Tuesday against No. 3-ranked Hudsonville and on Friday the Buccaneers hosted an honorable mention top-10 team in the state in Rockford. Rockford’s tough defense and balanced scoring attac…