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Season ends for Fennville soccer with loss in district final

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent Several members of the Fennville boys’ soccer team left the field with tears in their eyes after dropping a Division 3 district championship game to Holland Christian by a 2-0 score on Thursday, Oct. 17. But that defeat did nothing to diminish the pride felt by Fennville coach Kyle Nevenzel […]

Saugatuck volleyball wins divisional title

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor In a battle of teams that were unbeaten in the SAC Lakeshore, Saugatuck prevailed by a 20-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-19 score to claim the divisional title at 5-0. “It was an exciting match with many lead changes,” Saugatuck coach Sherri Austin said. Zoe Myers had a solid overall showing for […]

Saugatuck cross country teams continue league dominance

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor GOBLES—The Saugatuck girls’ cross country team entered the SAC Final Meet at Gobles on Thursday, Oct. 10, as the winners of 12 straight league championships. Extending that streak would be no easy task. During the SAC jamboree on Sept. 25, the Indians finished runner-up behind Kalamazoo Christian, marking the first […]

Indians pick up shutout victory over Galesburg-Augusta

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor The Drews drew plenty of attention from the defense during Saugatuck’s road football game against Galesburg-Augusta on Friday, Oct. 11. Donnie and Ben Drew each scored a pair of touchdowns and combined for 138 rushing yards on 21 carries in helping lift the Indians to the 38-0 victory. The rushing […]

Fennville football falls to Lawton

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent FENNVILLE—Who can blame first-year Fennville football coach Shad Fish for doing a little daydreaming? Heading into the Blackhawks’ clash with Lawton on Friday, Oct. 11, Fish knew his squad still had an outside shot at making the playoffs if they could win their final three games, starting with the Blue […]

Saugatuck volleyball competes in Coloma

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor The Saugatuck volleyball team ran into some tough competition at the Coloma Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Indians finished the day 1-3-2, picking up their win by a 25-15, 25-23 score over Lawton. The splits came against Lakeshore (25-22, 16-25) and Coloma (22-25, 26-24). Aerin Baker led Saugatuck in […]

Indians come up short against Buchanan

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor   BUCHANAN—A fourth-quarter comeback effort fell short for the Saugatuck football team in its game with Buchanan on Friday, Oct. 4. After being held to three points through the first three quarters, the Indians scored a pair of touchdowns and a 2-point conversion in the final stanza. But that wasn’t […]

Saugatuck beats Black River in straight sets

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent   HOLLAND—The Saugatuck volleyball team needed to play a strong match to upend Holland Black River on Wednesday, Oct. 2. And that’s just what the Indians did. “They have really improved,” Saugatuck coach Sherri Austin said of the River Rats after her teamed picked up the 25-18, 25-10, 25-16 win. […]

Saugatuck volleyball goes unbeaten at Watervliet Quad

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor WATERVLIET—The bad news for Saugatuck was that it won only one of its three matches at the Watervliet Quad on Monday, Sept. 30. The good news was the Indians didn’t lose any of them. Saugatuck came away with a 1-0-2 record for the evening, earning splits against Lake Michigan Catholic […]

Trio of Indians rush for 100 yards in victory over Gobles

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor GOBLES—Saugatuck ran all over Gobles in a SAC Lakeshore football battle on Saturday, Sept. 28. Three Indians ran for more than 100 yards as Saugatuck racked up 381 rushing yards en route to the 31-3 victory over the host Tigers. “The kids gave a great effort,” Saugatuck coach Bill Dunn […]