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Saugatuck soccer settles for tie

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Eighty minutes of play wasn’t enough to determine a winner between Saugatuck and Hartford on Tuesday, April 10. Instead, the teams settled for a 2-2 draw as the Indians remained unbeaten at 3-0-1. Despite controlling the action much of the evening as evidenced by a 15-4 edge in shots on […]

Saugatuck baseball team earns sweeps over Lawrence, Bangor

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor The situation appeared pretty bleak for the Saugatuck baseball team during the opening game of its SAC twinbill against Lawton on Thursday, April 12. But appearances can be deceiving. Trailing 7-0 through four innings, the Indians mounted a comeback by scoring twice in the fifth inning before erupting for six […]

Saugatuck’s track teams cruise past Lawrence

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Hosting Lawrence for a SAC track meet on Wednesday, April 11, both Saugatuck track teams cruised to victory. The Saugatuck boys posted a 116-19 win, while the girls won by a 115-16 margin. Holland Black River and Libertas Christian also competed in the meet, but did not factor into the team results. Highlights on the […]

Antel’s pitching, hitting helps lift Indian softball

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck senior Melody Antel hurt Lawton with her bat and with her arm during this SAC doubleheader on Thursday, April 12. Antel was the winning pitcher in both games—including a 10-strikeout effort in the opener—and went a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with a double and a triple in the […]

Saugatuck track teams hope to continue winning ways

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor GIRLS: SAUGATUCK 2017 results: SAC champions, regional champions Coach: Angelina Bauer Returning letter winners: Hannah Howard (sprints), sr.; Thea Johnson (mid-distance, distance), jr.; Lily Francis (sprints, hurdles), jr.; Kierstyn Stoin (sprints), jr.; Megan Jenkins (mid-distance, distance), jr.; Taylor Conner (mid-distance, distance), jr.; Natalie Martinson (mid-distance, distance), jr.; Morgan Beckman (throws), […]

Track preview

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BOYS: SAUGATUCK 2017 results: SAC champions, regional champions Coach: Rick Bauer Returning letter winners: Corey Gorgas (distance), jr.; Brad Dunn (hurdles), jr.; Dylan Avalos (throws), jr.; Jeff Kolhmeyer (sprints), jr.; Jared Squire (pole vault), sr.; Donnie Drew (pole vault), soph.; Reece Schreckengust (throws), sr.; Keegan Seifert (distance), sr.; Corbin Blink (distance), sr.; Armand Carrion (distance), […]

Girls’ soccer preview:

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor SAUGATUCK For the past several years, the Michigan High School Athletic Association has made it a priority to encourage student-athletes to participate in several sports rather than specializing in one. The belief is that playing multiple sports will help produce a more well-rounded athlete and actually reduce the risk of […]

Fennville baseball can’t sustain fast start in loss to Hopkins

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor   HOPKINS—According to a popular adage, it’s not how you start, but rather how you finish that’s important. That was certainly the case for senior James Wubben during the Hopkins baseball team’s season opener against visiting Fennville on Friday, March 23. After allowing four runs on three hits and two […]