Entries for 'Holland West Ottawa'
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Holland West Ottawa long has had one of the most renowned high school boys swimming & diving programs in Michigan. But MHSAA Finals team championships had been elusive – the Panthers fell just shy again with a second-place finish in Lower Peninsula Division 1 ...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 12 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.
Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ce...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Zofia Dudek wasn’t on anyone’s radar as a potential MHSAA champion cross country runner during her freshman year.
She not only wasn’t running in Michigan, she wasn’t running in the United States.Continue Reading
Sunday, March 31, 2019
They’re going to be talking about the final second of this swimming & diving season for a long time at Holland West Ottawa.
By sixth hundredths of that second, the Panthers edged Detroit Catholic Central to finish first in the 400-yard freestyle relay at the ...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 9, 2019
In a matter of minutes, Holland West Ottawa senior Khadin Soto’s disappointment of placing second in the breaststroke was replaced by the euphoria of clinching his school’s first MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 swimming & diving championship.
Swimming ...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 7, 2019
The races for team championships at this weekend’s Lower Peninsula Boys Swimming & Diving Finals could, as a group, finish as the closest in recent memory.
Both Division 1 and Division 3 have a pair of teams tied for the top spot in the rankings heading into ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The West Ottawa girls swimming & diving team always is prepared when postseason time comes around.
The rigors of competing in a competitive Ottawa-Kent Conference Red have their benefits.Continue Reading
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Nearly 43 percent of athletes at MHSAA member high schools participated in more than one sport during the 2017-18 school year, according to the first-ever Multi-Sport Participation Survey conducted this spring and inspired by the work of the MHSAA’s Task Force on ...Continue Reading
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
MHSAA Student Advisory Council members were asked their opinions on several of the current issues facing the MHSAA Junior High/Middle School Committee and MHSAA Task Force on Multi-Sport Participation.Continue Reading
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Foster Loyer hasn’t enrolled yet at Michigan State University, but it’s safe to say he’s already plenty comfortable on his future school’s basketball court.
A day after torching the Breslin Center nets for 42 points in a Semifinal, Loyer poured ...Continue Reading
Friday, March 23, 2018
Holland West Ottawa may be a group of really talented athletes who are just as good – and in some cases better – playing other sports.
But Saturday, they could prove to be the best Class A basketball team in Michigan as well.Continue Reading
Thursday, March 22, 2018
This weekend’s Class A bracket could be full of surprises. We’ve already had a few.
Not shocking to anyone: Reigning champion Clarkston is back and the team to beat. But the three that will try include two traveling to the Semifinals for the firs...Continue Reading
Saturday, March 10, 2018
The groundwork was laid Friday. But the celebration was years in the making.
At the conclusion of the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Boys Swimming & Diving Finals at Eastern Michigan University, Ann Arbor Skyline coach Mo-Jo Isaac performed a near-perfect back fl...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 8, 2018
A handful or reigning champions have dominated Lower Peninsula boys swimming & diving these last few seasons – but that could end this weekend.
Two of three are not considered the favorites entering this weekend’s Finals, and it’s not hard to see ...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The MHSAA has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.
Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ceremony during the Class C Boys Baske...Continue Reading
Friday, January 19, 2018
Holland West Ottawa's Derek Maas won the 100-yard backstroke, took second in the 200 individual medley and swam on winning 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays Saturday as his team – then ranked No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – defeated No. 1 Ann Arbor S...Continue Reading
Monday, May 2, 2016
Eight student-athletes who will be juniors at their schools during the 2016-17 academic year have been selected to serve two-year terms on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Student Advisory Council. Continue Reading
Saturday, March 12, 2016
On paper, it appeared the Birmingham Brother Rice boys swimming and diving team had an easy road to winning the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Swimming and Diving Finals at the Holland Aquatic Center.
But winning the title, Brother’s Rice’s third consecut...Continue Reading
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Birmingham Brother Rice, Birmingham Seaholm and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood all are seeking their third straight Lower Peninsula boys swimming and diving championships this weekend.
But only two are favored to add another title – and both favorites are f...Continue Reading
Sunday, March 15, 2015
It certainly was not by design, but it seemed like the Birmingham Brother Rice swimmers did not want to take the top step on the winning podium without a teammate by their side.
Brother Rice led from start to finish Saturday in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Swim...Continue Reading