YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Kelsey Stewart has a knack for walk-off hits in Japan.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — There was plenty to cheer about on Saturday morning as the Tri-Cities Kids’ League finished its season with all-star games.
Three local softball teams finished with identical conference records in 2021, as Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Fruitport were all 7-14.
HOLLAND — Early in Saturday’s regional softball semifinal, it was tough to tell which of Grand Haven and Grandville’s rosters didn’t contain a senior.
Last Saturday was the busiest day on the high school calendar, but the fun hasn’t exactly stopped there. A handful of spring high school sports are wrapping up their state tournaments over the next two weeks, and there are a number of local teams ready to end their seasons on a high note.
MUSKEGON — Six strong innings from Fruitport junior Cody Matuz helped push the Trojans past rivals Spring Lake on Tuesday as the Trojans won a district first-round game at Orchard View.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — After scoring just one run in the opening game of Tuesday’s doubleheader with East Kentwood, Grand Haven needed to adjust its approach at the plate.
SPRING LAKE – If it wasn’t already challenging enough to endure a season without game action last year, Spring Lake softball now has had to brace an entirely different behemoth.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. – Goose eggs were posted on each of Grand Haven’s softball and baseball scoreboards in the opening games of their doubleheaders on Tuesday against Hudsonville.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — With Grand Haven’s softball team scheduled to take on Reeths-Puffer in pre-district play early next month, the Buccaneers got their first look at the Rockets on Monday.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Between injuries, COVID-19 quarantines and late arrivals from winter sports, John Hall figures he had about three days of practice for his Grand Haven softball team heading into last week.
Local schools had little trouble making the grade even in an unusual year of online learning. Earlier this week, Michigan’s basketball coaches’ association released lists for all-academic teams, with a number of nearby schools and individuals earning top marks.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — March was a time of hope for high school programs across the country, and Grand Haven softball had major expectations.
Somewhere in the shuffle of Tuesday’s major school reopening plan by state governor Gretchen Whitmer, there was an interesting suggestion.
Spring Lake softball coach Bill Core announced on Sunday that he'd be stepping down after discussions with returning players and athletic director Cavin Mohrhardt over the weekend.
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.
Spring Lake softball won’t rest on its laurels after a third straight trip to the state quarterfinals this spring, as they gear up to host a three-day youth development camp this week at Spring Lake Middle School.
Spring Lake softball earned its third straight trip to the Division 2 quarterfinals Saturday by claiming the regional title with two emphatic victories.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — The Spring Lake softball team had plenty to celebrate Tuesday night as its senior class took on their final home games of the season in a conference doubleheader.
The Spring Lake softball team must have had an issue with the Fruitport high school field Monday because it consistently knocked the ball out of the park.