The high school volleyball season generally comes to an end in late November, making the handful of schools preparing for a return to play next week a unique quirk of the 2020-21 sports calendar.
The debate seemed to change every hour: Which high school sports would take place this fall? Which sports are safe to play? How can contact sports be played safely?
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — One thing American Dunes Golf Club has made clear in the run to its public opening in May next year is its link to the military.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — At Tuesday’s press conference unveiling his newest golf course design, Jack Nicklaus noted his friendship with former president Gerald Ford, who grew up in the Grand Rapids area and has major ties to the area.
Plenty of local teams were in action on Thursday, with wins on the soccer field and in the pool for a handful of area programs. Results and more from Thursday’s loaded slate of competition:
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — After two close matches to start their conference season, Grand Haven soccer got the win they were looking for on Thursday night in a 3-0 home win against Caledonia. Joey Fischer scored two first-half goals before Emarrean Banks finished things off a couple minutes after h…
Western Michigan Christian boys soccer opened their Division 4 state title defense at home on Tuesday, with a 4-0 win over Manistee serving as its first game action since November.
New guidance from the governor’s office on Thursday afternoon opened up indoor gyms and pools in the middle of next week, marking positive news for a handful of fall sports.
Monday marked the start of the O-K Blue season in boys tennis, with the Spring Lake and Fruitport tennis teams in action.
The high school girls golf season has already begun, and with it comes a familiar feeling for area students who could have been concerned that the game they love could have also been postponed.
The Spring Lake girls golf team competed at The Meadows in Allendale on Friday. Junior Kelsey Megley led the way for the Lakers with a 100, followed by senior Kate Galloway with a 103. Also playing for the Lakers was senior Kassidy Vanover, sophomore Clare Stempky, and freshman Gabby Vasquez…
Generally, a multi-sport athlete has a good chance at winning Spring Lake’s Len Fase Award for the top male and female Lakers of the year. That would have been the case again this summer, as award winners Zach Keyser and Phoebe Saunders had plans for big senior seasons in their spring sport …
It was Anna Kramer’s tournament all week, and during Wednesday’s final, the former Laker proved it at the Michigan Women’s Amateur tournament in East Lansing.
A back-and-forth match in the quarterfinals was likely what Spring Lake and University of Indianapolis golfer Anna Kramer expected heading into another day of match play on Tuesday.
Spring Lake and University of Indianapolis golfer Anna Kramer got off to an early lead at the 104th Michigan Women's Amateur Championship, and now the top seed is aiming for a deep match-play run.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus revealed Sunday during the CBS telecast of the Memorial that he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus at the onset of the pandemic.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Even after a late start to official construction work this spring, there was some hope of a partial 2020 opening at the redesigned American Dunes Golf Club.
Somewhere in the shuffle of Tuesday’s major school reopening plan by state governor Gretchen Whitmer, there was an interesting suggestion.
SPRING LAKE — With conditions at Spring Lake Country Club much nicer than Tuesday’s rain, semifinal day of the Spring Lake Invitational tournament produced some weather-like play: cool and confident.
SPRING LAKE — It was a morning that felt more like March than the middle of June. Tuesday’s rain and wind was a big change from Monday’s picture-perfect weather at the 99th annual Spring Lake Invitational Tournament.
SPRING LAKE — It was just the second round Ohio native Sophia Trombetta had ever played at Spring Lake Country Club, but her 5-under par 67 during the qualifying stroke-play round Monday looked like she’d known the course for years.
While the spring sports season for Michigan’s high-school athletes was taken away by the coronavirus pandemic, there is still plenty of hope that the fall will be able to go on.
Despite pressure from some state lawmakers as well as Michigan’s golf associations, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is keeping the tee sheet empty until at least the end of the month.
DETROIT — The Rocket Mortgage Classic still has its tee time on the PGA Tour schedule, but tournament officials acknowledged Monday they are preparing for “any and all scenarios.”
With high-school sports sidelined for the near future, we decided to reach out to local student-athletes and ask them a handful of questions so readers can to get to know them.
SPRING LAKE — Spring Lake senior Phoebe Saunders has spent the first three years of her high school athletic career building an impressive resume.
GRAND HAVEN – Grand Haven’s Caydee Constant had not given much thought to qualifying for the state finals after carding a score of 91 during last Tuesday’s regional tournament in Rockford. The thought she and head coach Roger Glass shared going into the day was a score in the mid-80s would b…
While neither of their teams were able to put together the rounds needed to qualify, a pair of area golfers were able to secure a place in next week's state final golf tournaments thanks to their individual scores.
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.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — While the sun struggled to break through a melancholy June overcast, Kayla Krueger and Susie Keane were able to advance to the championship fight finals at Spring Lake Country Clubs’ annual womens invitational.
The first round of the Spring Lake Invitational Tournament’s championship flight began Tuesday with plenty of upsets and a little bit of controversy as the second-oldest women’s match-play event ushered in a new chapter at Spring Lake Country Club.