GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Midway through their conference schedule, now is the time where Grand Haven’s girls swim and dive team is training the hardest.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Sure, they train there on a daily basis, but Grand Haven swimming definitely wanted to return home for competition after five meets.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — One minute of missed concentration doomed Grand Haven soccer on Thursday night, as they dropped a 2-1 home game to Rockford.
One of the most unique situations of last year’s high school sports schedule came in girls swim and dive, which had the end of its season delayed by just over two months by rising COVID-19 cases at the end of 2020.
The final awards and honors of the 2020-21 school year are slowly trickling in, and one of the top high-school water polo awards in the country was given to one of Grand Haven’s own.
When Kathryn Ackerman took her mark at the U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska, last week, the young Grand Haven woman hadn’t quite appreciated the position she was in.
Before both teams took home top-10 finishes at last month’s state finals, a pair of solid swims at the conference swim meets for Grand Haven and Spring Lake yielded a number of all-conference honors.
Both local swim programs had solid showings at Saturday's state swim finals, with Grand Haven taking a 10th place finish at the Division 1 finals on Hudsonville.
Tasked with a difficult trip to West Ottawa, Grand Haven’s boys swim and dive team were on the wrong end of a 185-124 scoreline on Thursday night in Holland. On West Ottawa’s senior night, the added energy led the Panthers to a number of strong swims that the Bucs just couldn’t keep up with.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — With all the controversy swirling around high school sports back in January, it’s easy to forget that boys swimming and diving, even as a non-contact sport, had about half its season chopped off the schedule.
Hello from Lake Orion, where Spring Lake is competing in the Division 3 state swim finals. I'll have updates throughout the day with the Lakers' results in their final action in fall sports.
HUDSONVILLE — After nearly 60 days without a competitive dive, Buccaneer junior Clare Duplissis finally was able to showcase her talents at the Division 1 state finals on Friday.
After Wednesday's update from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the official start date for a handful of winter sports was pushed back yet again by two weeks.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The handful of swimmers preparing for this weekend’s state swim and dive finals have spent almost as much time out of the water as they have in it.
The state high school athletic association is piloting rapid-result COVID-19 tests for the remaining fall sports, including Spring Lake and Grand Haven swimmers and divers who are set to compete in the state finals Jan. 15-16.
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?
The MHSAA announced plans for an updated winter schedule on Wednesday, with the vast majority of winter sports currently kept off the field by state health orders.
With just a week to go until the Division 1 state meet, there was cause for optimism around the Grand Haven pool. The Buccaneers had just earned a surprise second-place finish in the O-K Red conference meet and, if things broke their way, a repeat of their seventh-place finish at the state m…
The 17-time Big Ten Champion University of Michigan women’s swim team accepts nothing less than premier success and Kathryn Ackerman is well accustomed to such and is settling nicely in her first year as a Wolverine.
The last fall sport for area teams is scheduled to finish just before Christmas, with girls swim and dive finally getting an end to their season on Dec. 22 and 23.
After a strong sophomore year, Grand Haven’s Isaac Postema earned plenty of postseason awards during a season that would normally have ended with a trip to the individual state finals.