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West Michigan coach feels void but stays inspired after brother’s death

Scott DeCamp, sports writer for the Muskegon Chronicle/MLive published the following article about Kent City varsity girls basketball coach Scott Carlson and the impact his brother Todd Carlson has played in his life, on the girls basketball program here at Kent City.   To read the article, use the following link: West Michigan coach feels void

Varsity girls beat Grant, 71-25, as Jenna Harrison hits eight three-pointers

The Kent City Eagles raced out to a 26-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back as they cruised to a 71-25 home victory over their local rivals from Grant. Three players scored in double figures for Kent City, with Jenna Harrison leading the way with 30 points that included eight three-pointers. Kenzie

Boys JV Defeats White Cloud, Falls in Nail Biter to Grant

The team has really picked up their level level of play this past week and it has shown. Winning their first game of the season against White Cloud this past Thursday, 54-37, the Eagles have gained some confidence. Leading the way was freshman Hayden Carlson with 13 points. He was joined by 7 other teammates in

JV Girls Basketball Team Beats Grant 54 to 25

The JV Girls continued their undefeated record last night going up against the Grant Tigers. Kent City increased the tempo of the game right away with their full court press. The Eagles were able to force multiple turnovers not only in the back-court but also in the front-court due to their intensity. However Grant did

Varsity Wrestling Opens Season; Goes 4-3 and Places 4th at KC Kickoff

The wrestling team opened the 2018-19 season this past week with two home competitions.  On Wednesday, it hosted its traditional home quad to get the season rolling.  Fremont, Big Rapids, and Zeeland East made the trip to Kent City to open their seasons as well.  In the opening dual, the Eagles downed the Cardinals of

Middle School Wrestling Finishes Season with Impressive Performance at Lakeview

      The middle school wrestling team ventured to Lakeview this past Saturday to compete in its final competition of the year that featured all of the schools in both the CSAA Silver and Gold.  The team came away with a solid performance, and several wrestlers took home medals from the tourney.  Here is

Four Kent City runners pull off the “double” at Michigan International Speedway and Ford Field

In automobile racing, four drivers have attempted the Memorial Day Double.  Drivers start their day in Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indianapolis 500 and then, upon completion (only one has completed the entire 500 miles), boards a helicopter, then a plane, then a helicopter and hops in a NASCAR at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the

Lauren Freeland signs letter of intent to run for Michigan State University

On November 19th, 2018, the school was buzzing with excitement for the upcoming long weekend for Thanksgiving. But, that wasn’t the only reason we were excited. This was also the day that Lauren Freeland signed a letter of intent to attend Michigan State University as well as continue running competitively for the Spartans. She has

Kent City Athletic Weekly 12-10 — 12-15

On behalf of Kent City Athletics, we would like to wish the Kent City Wrestling Program a happy 30th birthday!  With the start of the 2018-2019 season this past week, Kent City’s wrestling program reached 30 years after it was started in 1988 by then coach Steve Thaler.  Since that time, there have only been