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Indian baseball sweeps Holland Calvary

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor HOLLAND—Taking on Holland Calvary in two five-inning games on Monday, May 6, Saugatuck came away with a pair of wins, albeit in two very different ways. After cruising to the 11-1 win in the opening game, the Indians survived for the 1-0 victory in the nightcap. Despite the contrasting styles […]

Dunn breaks brother’s meet record in 300-meter hurdles

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor KENT CITY—The meet record that had belonged to Blake Dunn—the four-sport standout from Saugatuck who graduated in 2017—in the 300-meter hurdles at the Kent City Elite Track and Field Invitational was broken on Friday, April 26. There was a silver lining for Dunn, however. Because while the record no longer belongs […]

Soccer results

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck 3 Bangor 1 Karrisa Moerler proved to be the offensive standout for Saugatuck in its non-conference clash with Bangor on Friday, April 26. Moerler found the back of the net twice in leading the Indians to the 3-1 victory. Erin Stannis accounted for the remaining Saugatuck goal. Emma DeBoer […]

Baseball results

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck 1 Watervliet 2 Saugatuck 5 Watervliet 0 On Thursday, April 25, SAC Lakeshore-leading Saugatuck traveled to take on SAC Valley-leading Watervliet. And as one might expect with two first-place teams, the doubleheader was highly competitive with each team coming away with one win. After dropping a tough 2-1 decision […]

Smit takes top spot at golf jamboree

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Apparently golf runs in the genes for Saugatuck’s Smit family. Gabe Smit, the son of former Saugatuck boys’ golf coach Brad Smit, shot a conference-best 48 during the Gobles jamboree at Cheshire Hills Golf Course on Wednesday, April 24. Gabe Smit’s effort helped lead Saugatuck to a third-place finish in […]

Saugatuck soccer picks up first-ever win against Black River

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent Saugatuck football coach/athletic director Bill Dunn was doing some multitasking on Friday, April 19. Because while Dunn’s eyes were on the girls’ soccer team as it hosted Black River, his ears were tuned in to the radio to listen to the broadcast of the Western Michigan University baseball team, of […]

Indians earn walk-off win against Gobles

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Trailing by four runs with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and final inning, the chances of a win by the Saugatuck baseball appeared dim at best in the second game of a twinbill with Gobles on Thursday, April 18. But as is often the case, appearances were […]

Dunn’s pitching highlights pair of sweeps for Indians

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor LAWTON—Saugatuck pitcher Brad Dunn was very good against Lawton on Thursday, April 11. He was even better earlier in the week against Martin. In the first game of a doubleheader against Lawton, Dunn pitched four shutout innings as he allowed three hits with no walks and seven strikeouts in leading […]

Soccer results:

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck 1 Kelloggsville 1 When it came to shots on goal, the Saugatuck girls’ soccer team dominated Kelloggsville in this non-conference match on Friday, April 12. It was a different story when it came to goals scored. Despite out-shooting Kelloggsville by a 21-2 margin, the Indians were forced to settle […]

Going from one championship to another

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Senior Corey Gorgas knows a thing or two about being part of a championship-caliber team, helping the Saugatuck boys’ cross country squad win state titles three of the past four seasons. He’ll soon be joining another team with a championship pedigree. Gorgas has committed to run at Northern Arizona University, […]