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Saugatuck cross teams take top honors at Portage Invitational

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor PORTAGE—It’s been said that streaks, like records, are made to be broken. You’re unlikely to get an argument from members of the Saugatuck girls’ cross country team in that regard. With three runners among the top seven finishers, the Indians claimed the top spot in the women’s Division 4 race […]

Saugatuck volleyball upends Coloma

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Make it a perfect three for three in divisional play for the Saugatuck volleyball team. The Indians upped their divisional mark to 3-0 thanks to a 25-9, 25-10, 25-14 win over Coloma and Tuesday, Oct. 2. “This was a big divisional match-up for us,” said Saugatuck coach Sherri Austin, whose […]

Win over G-A caps special evening for Saugatuck coach Bill Dunn

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent It wasn’t a family reunion. It just felt that way to Saugatuck football coach Bill Dunn. Dunn’s wife Bev stunned her husband by making sure that all of his sons attended the Indians homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 4. All four of Dunn’s siblings—William, Nick, Blake and current Saugatuck quarterback […]

Indians meet runners who inspired ‘McFarland USA’

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor SCHOOLCRAFT—Following the SAC cross country jamboree at Schoolcraft on Wednesday, Sept. 27, Saugatuck boys’ coach decided to get in a quick run with his young son. He returned to find a strange sight. “All of our kids were gathered around with my wife (Saugatuck girls’ coach Angelina Bauer) and they […]

Saugatuck volleyball beats Watervliet

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor WATERVLIET—Maddie Moore and Aerin Baker combined for 22 kills to lead the Saugatuck volleyball team to the 25-20, 25-17, 19-25, 25-8 win over Watervliet on Tuesday, Sept. 25. “This was a great win for us,” said Saugatuck coach Sherrie Austin, whose team improved to 17-6 overall and 2-0 in the […]

Soccer results

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Fennville 4 Constantine 0 Christian Mendoza-Huynh was a one-man wrecking crew in Fennville’s SAC contest with Constantine on Monday, Oct. 1. Mendoza-Huynh recorded all four goals as the Blackhawks secured the 4-0 victory. Parker Machan assisted on two of those tallies, with Ricky Ponce and Eddie Mendoza each being credited […]

Big plays carry Saugatuck football to win over Martin

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor MARTIN—Big plays have been a big part of the Saugatuck football team’s offense this season. Never was that more apparent than during the Indians’ SAC Lakeshore showdown with host Martin on Friday, Sept. 28. Seven of the eight touchdowns scored by Saugatuck went for 13 yards or more—with four of […]

Pulling double duty

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Saugatuck’s Griffin Milovanski (16) has been keeping a busy schedule this fall. In addition to playing for the boys’ soccer team, he is also the kicker for the 5-1 football team. In his most recent gridiron game—a win over Martin—, Milovanski booted a 25-yard field goal to go with a perfect effort on extra points. […]

Saugatuck boys take second at invitational, girls place third

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor KENTWOOD—To be the best, you have to beat the best. That’s what the Saugatuck cross country teams were hoping to do on Saturday, Sept. 22, as they competed in the Cougar Division of the Cougar Falcon Invitational at the Gainey Athletic Complex. Moving back to Division 4 this season after […]

Fennville overcomes shaky start to post win over Martin

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FENNVILLE—For the majority of its SAC Lakeshore opener with Fennville on Friday, Sept. 21, the Martin football team managed to contain Fennville quarterback Matthew Sanchez and the Blackhawk offense. In fact, the Clippers picked off three of Sanchez’s passes in the first half; Alex Hardy, Clayton Geerlings and Cayden Curry all had interceptions. But for […]