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Saugatuck earns playoff berth with win over Lawton

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent Win and you’re in. That’s the situation Saugatuck football coach Bill Dunn and his team were facing heading into his SAC Lakeshore game with Lawton on Friday, Oct. 13. The Indians did win, posting a 42-6 victory, so they are now in the playoffs, having improved to 6-2 to earn […]

Blackhawks roll past Gobles to notch fourth straight win

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor GOBLES—One was fun. Two had the players feeling renewed. Three made the fans “yippee.” But the members of the Fennville football team still wanted more. So they ran their winning streak to four. The Blackhawks, who opened the season with four straight losses, evened their record at 4-4 thanks to […]

Saugatuck cross teams win league titles

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor HICKORY CORNERS—Dominant. That single word pretty much sums up the performance of the Saugatuck cross country teams at the SAC Championship on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Running at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, the Saugatuck boys cruised to the championship with a 28-point showing. The Saugatuck girls were even […]

Indian volleyball competes at Coloma Invite

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor COLOMA—A 25-7, 25-13 loss to Edwardsburg in the semifinals ended the Saugatuck volleyball team’s day at the Coloma Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Indians had gone 2-2 in pool play, alternating between losses and wins. Saugatuck started with a loss to Buchanan (25-17, 25-22) before beating Lawton (26-24, 25-15), […]

Soccer teams enter post season

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The regular season is now but a memory as high school soccer teams throughout the state began postseason play this week. Fennville started its Division 3 district run with a 1-0 victory over Comstock in a game that was decided by a shootout. The Blackhawks had a 4-3 edge in the penalty kicks and Andy […]

Saugatuck’s cross country teams place runner-up

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor PORTAGE—The annual Portage Invitational has gained a reputation for featuring a veritable who’s who when it comes to high school cross country. This year’s race was no different. The boys’ and girls’ Division 3 races each included 10 state-ranked teams, with the boys’ race boasting a total of 42 teams […]

Dunn’s five TD’s lead Indians to victory over Galesburg

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor   GALESBURG—With Halloween coming up later this month, many people will be heading to haunted houses or watching horror movies in search of a good scare. For members of the Galesburg-Augusta football team, the scariest sight might be Saugatuck junior Brad Dunn. Dunn tormented the Rams to the tune of […]

Blackhawks get past Indians in soccer

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Jan Serrato did his part to make sure Fennville would prevail in its boys’ soccer showdown with archrival Saugatuck on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Serrato scored a pair of goals to lead the Blackhawks to the 3-0 victory. Omar Diaz accounted for the other Fennville goal, while Christian Mendoza-Huynh contributed an […]

Fennville football posts dramatic win over Lawton

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor FENNVILLE—With the Fennville football team playing the last two games of the season on the road, the Friday, Oct. 5, contest with Lawton marked the final time the seniors on the roster would play on their home field. It’s a game they won’t soon forget. Trailing 28-18 midway through the […]

Saugatuck volleyball suffers loss to Coloma

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor COLOMA—The Coloma volleyball team proved to be too much for Saugatuck when the teams met on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The Indians suffered a slow start and never fully recovered in being tagged with the 25-9, 25-21, 25-22 loss. Natalie Beckman and Maddie Moore each had five kills for Saugatuck, while […]