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Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Casen Armstrong

Today we are going to check-in with junior Casen Armstrong.  Armstrong is a four sport athlete at Kent City Community Schools.   In the fall he stars on the football team and even ran some cross country races.  On the football field he is the jack of all-trades, playing running back, quarterback, linebacker, defensive back, etc.,

Great Kent City Games: Coach Ingles chooses the 2020 District semi-finals

It was not an easy decision for fifth year coach David Ingles, but his failing memory in his “old age” led him to pick the most recent game that is certainly deserving of special recognition.   Others were considered: Luke Schueneman making the shot at the buzzer to beat Lakeview and help us win the title

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Shawn Anderson

Today we are going to check-in with senior Shawn Anderson.  Shawn is just coming off a great basketball season that saw Kent City’s season “suspended” after beating our western neighbors in the District semi-finals.   He was a major part of the well-balanced attack for the Eagles both offensively in the paint and from behind the

Great Kent City Performances — Lauren Freeland reminisces about the 2019 State Finals

The end of the spring sports season is a whirlwind to say the least.  It seems that following Memorial Day, everyone’s focus is turned to Michigan’s summer and accomplishments by those in spring sports do not receive the fan-fare that they deserve.   The 2019 MHSAA Track and Field State Finals at Jenison High School is

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Emmalyn Geers

Today we are going to check-in with sophomore Emmalyn Geers who played a key role for our varsity girls basketball team throughout the 2019-2020 season.   Her first season on the varsity team, Geers quickly made an impact for Kent City especially with her work on the boards.   Geers was second on the team in rebounds,

NFHS Voice: Madness to Maddening

The following article, written by Karissa Niehoff the Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations  (NFHS), detailing the impact the coronavirus has had on high school athletics across the nation.   A good read to remind us the importance of interscholastic athletics on the students, parents, and communities throughout the United States.

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Lexie Bowers

As the world works to stop the spread corona virus, our nation’s sports scene has come to a halt — and rightfully so.  Although we are unable to practice or plays games as we do our part to mitigate the damage from this virus, Kent City student-athletes have taken their training home with them, demonstrating

Eagles of the Week: Beth Ohman and the Kent City Food Service Department

Beth Ohman has been working for Kent City Community Schools for 21 years now, although she kind of flies under the radar.  Kent City’s food service director since 2011, Ohman and her staff have been hard at work, even with school not in session, to provide nutritious and tasty meals to students at Kent City

Kent City’s Great Games: Coach Bill Crane chooses the 2017 Gridiron Classic

After setting a school record for wins in 2016 and winning the program’s first home playoff game against Montague, it seemed fitting that the Eagles would open the 2017 season on a stage like Lubber’s Stadium on the campus of Grand Valley State University against their neighbors to the west. To add to the significance,

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Max Hudson

As the world works to stop the spread corona virus, our nation’s sports scene has come to a halt — and rightfully so.  Although we are unable to practice or plays games as we do our part to mitigate the damage from this virus, Kent City student-athletes have taken their training home with them, demonstrating