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Kent City Athletics PLT4M Workouts — 3-29 — 4-4

As we navigate these uncharted waters, we want to ensure our students, student-athletes, and community have the resources they need to remain healthy and safe.   One important component to this recipe is remaining active while we are practicing social distancing.   Many have done just that over the first two weeks, but we wanted to make

Wrestling Team Earns Academic All-State for 5th Consecutive Year; #3 in Division 4.

  Even though the wrestling season has ended, the team received news last week that it had earned academic all-state honors for the 5th consecutive season.  According to Michigan Grappler, the team’s 3.48 GPA of its top 14 varsity wrestlers earned 3rd place in Division 4.  It finished behind Clinton at 3.60 and Leslie at

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Taryn Preston

Today we are going to check-in with sophomore Taryn Preston.  Preston just finished her first full season on the varsity girls basketball team, starting for the Eagles and helping the team win their 6th consecutive league title and 3rd consecutive District championship.   In the fall Preston plays volleyball, then in the spring, Preston is very

Eagle of the Week — Alexis Hartzell

In a little over two weeks, our nation has come to standstill as we work to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.   For many, that means social distancing and remaining at home in an effort to stop the spread of this highly contagious virus.  For others like Alexis Hartzell, the fight against COVID-19 has meant

Max Hudson nominated for Unsung Hero; Eagles make top 10 unforgettable games in Muskegon

Last week, the Muskegon Chronicle/MLive ran a fan poll asking readers to vote for the unsung heroes in the Muskegon area during the 2019-2020 boys varsity basketball season.   Senior Max Hudson made the list.  Although voting has already closed (I missed this one when it was initially posted) those who watched the Eagles throughout the

MHSAA answers key questions on fate of high school sports and coronavirus

Petersburg Summerfield catcher Brock Olmstead (9) is celebrated by teammates during the Division 4 state final last season. (Mike Mulholland | MLive.com)Mike Mulholland | MLive.com  By Lee Thompson | lthomps2@mlive.com LANSING, MI – So many pressing questions, so few definitive answers. With the high school sports season in an indefinite holding pattern – throwing both winter and

Kent City Girls Basketball featured on MLive both in Muskegon and state-wide

The Muskegon Chronicle and MLive have taken a page out of our playbook, looking back at the past season to create a top ten list of the best girls varsity basketball games from the 2019-2020 season.   Kent City had three games make the two lists.   The Eagles were certainly an exciting team to watch, finishing