Entries for 'Zeeland West'
Saturday, June 1, 2019
From great-grandparents and former coaches to a mother and a son, athletes at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals became champions in honor of their loved ones on Saturday.
Take senior Emari O’Brien of Harper Woods Chandler Park, who became the 100-meter Divi...Continue Reading
Friday, May 31, 2019
Pick a division – any of seven Saturday – and you’re bound to find a senior standout finishing his career at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Finals.
Michigan high schools regularly graduate star-loaded classes in this sport – but with reigning ...Continue Reading
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
It’s hard to believe a game with the magnitude of Zeeland West at Muskegon Mona Shores could be anti-climactic.
But that was certainly the case on a special night Thursday at Sailor Stadium in Muskegon, where the real story unfolded before the opening kickoff.Continue Reading
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Quite possibly the most diminutive athlete at the Lower Peninsula Division 2 Track & Field Finals on Saturday, sophomore Kayla Windemuller of Holland Christian twice fell to the track at Zeeland Stadium and twice got back on her feet, kept her composure and finished...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
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Champions were crowned Friday (Nov. 27) in four divisions of the 2015 MHSAA 11-Player Football Playoffs – presented by the Michigan Army National Guard – at Ford Field in Detroit.
Click for highlight clips from every game plus links to watch them in fu...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 28, 2015
The Zeeland West offensive machine was in good hands the last three seasons with Casey Brinks directing the attack.
The Dux’ senior quarterback brought two teams to Ford Field during his varsity career, and ended it Friday night helping hoist a second MHSAA cha...Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
You’ll recognize many of the teams playing for MHSAA 11-player football championships this weekend at Ford Field.
Of 16 finalists, 11 are previous champions. Seven of the 11 have won at least three titles.Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Muskegon football team defeated Zeeland West 20-0 in a Division 3 Semifinal on Saturday, while Orchard Lake St. Mary's downed New Boston 51-3. Click below for highlights.
Monday, June 9, 2014
Phil Hoover is looking forward to returning to Zeeland’s renovated stadium for the 2015 track and field season. But his Zeeland West boys team – which shares the stadium each spring with neighboring Zeeland East and one of the district’s middle schools...Continue Reading
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Almost all track athletes enjoy running on their home track, in front of cheering fans and on a familiar surface.
Zeeland West did not host a meet this spring. The Dux, however, made Houseman Field their home at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals on SaturdayContinue Reading
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Danny Bauder would rather trade touches for trophies.
In most other offenses, a player of Bauder's ability would be a featured running back. What team wouldn't want to keep feeding the rock to a kid who ran for 1,796 yards and 28 touchdowns this season?Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
If you're looking for a few good stories to finish off this high school football season, make sure you're glued to this weekend's MHSAA 11-Player Finals at Ford Field.
Read on for previews of all eight games including the best wins this season and players to watch from...Continue Reading
Friday, May 10, 2013
Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central's Meika Ashby is finishing up an incredible high school career and a senior season that's already included breaking an MHSAA record for most straight-set shutout wins.
That and an impressive winning streak that ended in the final m...Continue Reading
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Morgan Bullock appreciates the opportunity she’d had to follow her older sister Jordan through the ranks of elite swimming.
She watched the last four years as Jordan piled up five individual school records and a number of all-state finishes, and took note how ha...Continue Reading
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Game over. But what a way to finish.
How should we end a four-month MHSAA football season? With 26 hours worth of Finals over the course of two days, viewable from the comfy confines of Detroit's Ford Field.
Following are my final takes from our Finals weekend.Continue Reading
Friday, November 25, 2011
Subtract an injured star linebacker, and what did Zeeland West get?
An inspired performance from his teammates -- and this fall’s MHSAA Division 4 football championship.Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Ford Field, here we come.
The 37th MHSAA Football Finals need little more introduction than that. Over nearly four months, more than 600 teams were boiled down to 256, with that field then cut in half every week for a month as a fortunate few continued on in hopes o...Continue Reading
Friday, November 4, 2011
Nervousness is part of Spencer Nousain's pre-race preparation.
“I’m scared I’m going to lose,” he said earlier this week, just days before his final high school cross country race -- Saturday's MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 Final at Michigan Interna...Continue Reading