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Fennville tops Indians in Never Forgotten Game

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor FENNVILLE—Throughout most of the SAC Lakeshore boys’ basketball contest between host Fennville and archrival Saugatuck on Friday, Jan. 24, the student sections from each school went back and forth at each other with various chants. Chants such as “You can’t do that!” after a foul was called on the opposing […]

Saugatuck girls take Never Forgotten Game over Blackhawks

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  By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor FENNVILLE—On a day that was all about remembering the legacy of one of the best boys’ basketball players ever to play for Fennville, senior Coryne Howard further cemented her case as one of the best girls’ basketball players in Fennville history. Howard reached the 1,000-point mark in career scoring […]

Saugatuck boys split first two games of the season

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BY JASON WESSELDYK SPORTS EDITOR GOBLES—Thanks to a 64- 27 win over Zion Christian on Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Saugatuck boys’ basketball team opened its season on a high note. The Indians hoped to keep that momentum going when they traveled to Gobles for a SAC Lakeshore match-up on Friday, Dec. 13. The Tigers had […]

Rally falls short for Saugatuck girls

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BY JASONWESSELDYK SPORTS EDITOR GOBLES—A fourth-quarter rally fell short for Saugatuck in its SAC Lakeshore contest with Gobles on Friday, Dec. 13. Down by as many as 14 points in the third quarter, the Indians fought back to pull to within five points of the Tigers at 28-23 early in the fourth frame. But Saugatuck […]

Wrestling preview:

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor FENNVILLE Being an exchange student provides the opportunity to learn about a different culture and experience new things. Sophomore Adrian Gomez has fully embraced that opportunity. An exchange student from Spain, Gomez has joined the Fennville wrestling team despite having no prior experience in the sport. And Blackhawks coach Steve […]

Saugatuck girls’ basketball dominates in win over Lawton

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor LAWTON—A total-team effort led Saugatuck to its first victory of the season. All eight players who suited up for the Indians found their way into the scoring column as Saugatuck posted the 60-24 win over host Lawton on Friday, Dec. 6. “Our effort, energy and attitude were all at their […]

Peterson leads Blackhawks past Indians in season finale

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent Fennville quarterback Ben Peterson is only a freshman. But you wouldn’t know that by watching him play. Just ask Saugatuck coach Bill Dunn. “He’s a good one and he’s only going to get better and better,” Dunn said after Ben Peterson led the Blackhawks to a 24-21 victory in the […]

Saugatuck boys win regional title, girls place runner-up

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CENTREVILLE—Entering this season, Saugatuck boys’ cross country coach Rick Bauer believed his team had what it took to contend for a Division 3 state championship after winning the Division 4 title last season. On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Indians took another step toward that goal. Competing in the Division 3 regional at Centreville High School, […]

Saugatuck boys win Allegan County Meet, girls take second

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor MARTIN—The Saugatuck cross country teams made quite an impression at the annual Allegan County Meet at the US-131 Motorsports Park on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Saugatuck boys won their race with 28 points, while the Saugatuck girls put together a runner-up showing of 51 points. Plainwell won the girls race […]

Indians come up short in upset bid against unbeaten Lawton

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck’s football game against division-leading Lawton couldn’t have started much better for the Indians. And it couldn’t have ended much more painfully. After building a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter, Saugatuck went scoreless the rest of way and dropped the 20-14 decision to the Blue Devils. The loss […]