Entries for 'Spring Lake'

2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records

2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records
Sunday, March 31, 2019
What a sports year. There certainly have been some amazing athletic feats over the 2018-19 high school season in Michigan, and it’s just two-thirds of the way complete.
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Performance: Spring Lake's Cam Peel

Performance: Spring Lake's Cam Peel
Friday, March 15, 2019
Record-setting Spring Lake sprinter Cam Peel capped his high school career Saturday with two individual titles and as part of two relay championships at the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals, earning the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the Week.&rdquo...
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Peel, VanMeter Put On Show at Last Meet

Peel, VanMeter Put On Show at Last Meet
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Going into the 2019 Division 3 Boys Swimming & Diving Finals at Oakland University, both Spring Lake senior Cam Peel and Holland Christian senior Riley VanMeter had other numbers driving their respective quests to be No. 1.  For Peel, it was a third-place fini...
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Preview: Team Titles Too Close to Call

Preview: Team Titles Too Close to Call
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 ...
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Unbeaten Spring Lake Eyes Perfect Finish

Unbeaten Spring Lake Eyes Perfect Finish
Friday, June 8, 2018
It didn’t matter if it was driving rain, scorching heat, prom day, snowflakes, seven-game weeks, high winds, AP testing time or even a high-stakes showdown with archrival Grand Haven in the annual “Battle of the Bridge” at the end of May. This Spring ...
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Hope Rained Eternal During 1978 Finals

Hope Rained Eternal During 1978 Finals
Thursday, May 31, 2018
“If the weatherman is in a co-operative mood, Michigan’s high school athletes, both boys and girls, will wind up another competitive school year Saturday,” wrote Detroit’s premier high school sports scribe, Hal Schram, 40 years ago just prior to ...
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Holland Christian Shows D3 Dominance

Holland Christian Shows D3 Dominance
Saturday, March 10, 2018
After finishing second in the state twice during his coaching career, Holland Christian’s Todd Smeenge had the unmistakable look of a champion following Saturday’s Lower Peninsula Division 3 swimming & diving championships at Saginaw Valley State Univers...
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Tri-Captains Pace Striving Spring Lake

Tri-Captains Pace Striving Spring Lake
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Things are looking up for the Spring Lake boys basketball team. The Lakers have raised the bar in recent years, making their mark on the statewide level with two appearances in the MHSAA Class B Quarterfinals over the last three seasons.
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Hockey Showdowns Highlight Dot-TV

Hockey Showdowns Highlight Dot-TV
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Two showdowns of top-five teams in Division 1 ice hockey highlight this week’s schedule of events on MHSAA.tv being produced by participants in the School Broadcast Program.
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Spring Lake Can't Be Caught in 3-Peat

Spring Lake Can't Be Caught in 3-Peat
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Only one team could beat Spring Lake at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 girls golf tournament Saturday at Bedford Valley Golf Course. That team was Spring Lake.
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Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors

Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Michigan will say good-bye to an accomplished senior class during this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals. Competing for the last time are a pair of standouts who have combined for three individual championships, more who have finished in the hunt ...
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Spring Lake Takes Lead in Pool, Community

Spring Lake Takes Lead in Pool, Community
Friday, February 12, 2016
The Spring Lake boys swimming and diving team has taken a turn toward the elite over the last two seasons, rising from average to one of the best on the west side of Michigan and in its division statewide. And Lakers over the last two seasons have matched their athleti...
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Spring Lake Dominates in D3 Repeat

Spring Lake Dominates in D3 Repeat
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Spring Lake may have fallen short of one of its goals this weekend, but it hardly mattered much after the defending MHSAA champion put the finishing touches on a command performance at Forest Akers West golf course.  The Lakers fashioned rounds of 325 and 336...
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Preview: Seeking to Join Champions Club

Preview: Seeking to Join Champions Club
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A year after winning their first MHSAA girls golf championships, Spring Lake and Kalamazoo Hackett are expected to repeat as low scorers at their respective Finals this weekend. But if the coaches polls are correct, Midland Dow will be the next to join the first-time t...
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Sault's LaCross Ties National HBP Record

Sault's LaCross Ties National HBP Record
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Nick LaCross got on base more than half the times he appeared at the plate for Sault Ste. Marie this spring, with an on-base percentage of .531. He had 29 hits – and also was hit 29 times by pitches, setting an MHSAA record and tying the national record set i...
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Highlight Reel: Girls Soccer Reg. Semis

Highlight Reel: Girls Soccer Reg. Semis
Friday, June 5, 2015
Jackson Lumen Christi, Flint Powers Catholic, DeWitt and Spring Lake were among those that advanced to Girls Soccer Regional Finals with wins Wednesday. Click below for highlights from their victories taken from broadcasts on MHSAA.tv.
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Spring Lake Rallies, Claims 1st Finals Win

Spring Lake Rallies, Claims 1st Finals Win
Saturday, October 18, 2014
You could say that Spring Lake golf coach George Bitner was due. Bitner, who started coaching boys golf at Spring Lake in 1968 and founded the school’s girls golf program in 1980, reached the pinnacle Saturday when his girls team rallied for the school’s f...
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Preview: Next Wave of Champions

Preview: Next Wave of Champions
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
First-time champions are expected to dominate this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals. East Kentwood, South Lyon, Spring Lake and Kalamazoo Hackett are ranked first in Divisions 1-4, respectively, by the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Asso...
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Chip Hills Caps Perfect Season Perfectly

Chip Hills Caps Perfect Season Perfectly
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Remus Chippewa Hills coach Sally Schafer wasn’t optimistic about her team’s chances halfway through the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on Saturday at Houseman Field. “Things weren’t going the way I thought they had to go the first half ...
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East Lansing Breaks Free for 4th Title

East Lansing Breaks Free for 4th Title
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Ben Swanson-Ralph was just looking to making something happen, to break the ice. The senior forward did more than that – scoring what proved to be the game-winning goal late in the first half in East Lansing's 2-0 victory over Spring Lake on Saturday at Crestwoo...
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