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Kent City Athletic Weekly 5-27 — 6-1

On Wednesday, I did something I have never done before, I attended the Meijer West Michigan All-Star Meet at Reeths Puffer High School in Muskegon.   I also made my three kids attend as well, because like I told them as we were piling into our car, this will be the last chance you will have

Girls Track Tackled Team State Meet–6th Place Finish!

  Senior captains Zara Weber & Lauren Freeland lead the team parade. After a several year hiatus, the Kent City girls’ track team was excited to be invited to compete at the D3 Team State meet on May 25.  To emphasize the entire team, no individual awards are given, but instead everyone scores.  Fourteen girls’

Bair Wins Coaches Pick For “Male Athlete of the Meet” at the Meet of Champions in Big Rapids; Several Others Earn All-Area Honors

The Eagles shined in the Big Rapids Meet of Champions on Friday and several earn All-Area honors.  Dolan Bair stole the show by being picked the Male Athlete of the Meet by the coaches in attendance.  Dolan won four events–110HH, 300IH (42.97, PR), 4x100m with Mello, Hartley & Wright and the 4×200 with Williams, Weeks &

Two Opportunities for a Free Sports Physical this Summer!

One of the requirements to participate in athletics at Kent City Middle School and Kent City High School is a sports physical conducted on or after April 15, 2019 for the 2019-2020 seasons.   As we have done in the past, Kent City will be offering two opportunities for a free sports physical, one off campus

MSU track signee wins prestigious statewide award, then backs it up

Last night at the 41st annual Meijer West Michigan All-Star Invitational at Reeths Puffer high school, senior Lauren Freeland was presented with a plaque honoring her for being chosen as the Class C Rich Tompkins Multi-Sport Award winner.   Just minutes later, she took to the track in the 1600 meter against some state’s best and

JV Softball splits with Kelloggsville

Kent City played two entirely different games on Wednesday night. In game one our bats were hot as we jumped right on Kelloggsville in the first with 3 runs. We added another 3 in the second and then 4 in the third and finally 3 in the fourth. Makenah Ellicott led us offensively with a

Morley Stanwood and Newaygo too much for the Eagles

On Monday the Baseball Team traveled to Morley Stanwood for their last Conference games of the Season.  In Game 1 the Eagles scored 3 runs in the top of the first to take a 3-1 lead after one inning.  The scored was tied 4-4 going into the bottom of the seventh when Morley took control

Muskegon All-Star Track Meet—Weeks Two-Time Champion and Sets 200m School Record

The top six finishers earned All-Area status at the by invite only meet at Reeths Puffer HS.  Giovanni Weeks won the long jump in his life-time best of 21’11 ¾” and broke the school record in the 200m (22.12) with his 2nd place finish.  Gio also won the 100m (11.29). Dolan Bair captured 4th in the 110HH (16.55) and finished

Kent City Track Stars Shine at All-Star Meet

It didn’t take Kent City long to get on the medal stand at the Muskegon Area All-Star Meet Wednesday night.  It was finally a nice night for track & field at Reeths-Puffer High School. Taryn Preston leaped to the 4th place medal in the long jump with her 15’7.5″. Then against the defending state champion

MS Boys Track and Field are Champions of Home Invitational

Thirteen teams came out for the 6th Annual Kent City Middle School Sports Boosters Invitational on Tuesday night. The evening started with the 4x800m relay and the competition made a statement. The Hart boys team won the race by 16 seconds, but with their own 6 second gap to third, the team of Anderson, Jaramillo, Martini and