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Indian track teams compete at state

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor COMSTOCK PARK—Winning state championships is no easy task. The Saugatuck boys’ track team just made it seem that way at times during the past four years. The Indians won back-to-back Division 4 state titles in 2015 and 2016 to give them three championships in four years. Saugatuck entered this season […]

Indian baseball falls in districts

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor GOBLES—A four-run fourth inning erased a 2-0 deficit for Saugatuck and helped the Indians to the 7-2 win over Fennville in a Division 3 baseball district semifinal on Saturday, June 3. Saugatuck dropped the title game 10-0 to Hopkins. The fourth-inning rally against Fennville included RBI singles from Carsie Walker […]

Fennville sweeps past Saugatuck in softball double header

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent   Saugatuck softball coach Matt Diaz almost didn’t recognize the Fennville squad that visited his team’s home field on Friday, May 26. “They’ve really gotten a lot better since we played two games with them (on May 11),” Diaz said of the Blackhawks. The comments by Diaz came after the […]

Indian track teams compete at MITCA State Meet

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor   CLARE—After winning both the boys’ and girls’ Division 4 Michigan Interscholastic Track & Field Coaches Association State Meet championships last season, Saugatuck moved up to Division 3 this season. And while the Indians were unable to match their title-winning performances, they again proved themselves to be among the top […]

Saugautuck track teams run away with regional championships

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck sophomore Cory Gorgas had a day to remember at the Division 3 boys’ track regional hosted by the Indians. Not only did Gorgas win both the 1,600 (4:23.81) and 3,200-meter (9:17.01) runs, but he also anchored the winning effort by the 3,200 relay team (8:16.38). Orlando Carrion, Zach Pettinga […]

Saugatuck baseball secures share of divisional crown

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor In order to secure a tie for the SAC Lakeshore championship, Saugatuck needed to sweep its doubleheader against Bangor on Thursday, May 19. Not only did the Indians do just that, but they did so in decisive fashion. Behind the pitcher performances of Carsie Walker and Brad Dunn, Saugatuck picked […]

Fennville baseball settles for split with Lawton

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor LAWTON—Due to reaching his pitch limit of 105, Fennville starter Alex Jimenez fell one out short of working a complete game in the opener of a twinbill against Lawton on Monday, May 22. That, however, didn’t detract from what was a strong effort. Jiminez allowed one run on five hits […]