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Eagles Fall to the Vikings Twice in Softball

Kent City’s varsity softball team took two losses on Wednesday at Tri-County.  The Eagles lost a tight first game 5-4 where every hit or error had an impact.  The details mattered!  They only scraped together 5 hits (all singles) and struck out 9 times.  Janelle Krueger had two hits, with Alyssa Larson, Nicole McCullough, and

Consistency and focus are keys to varsity golf teams 2nd place finish in CSAA

The varsity golf team narrowly missed having the first first-team all-conference golfer from Kent City in the CSAA Bronze since joining the conference.  Yet the team was able to put the finishing touches on another 2nd place finish in the conference at Cedar Chase Golf Course on Tuesday.  Despite having no individual finish in the

Eagles Win In Thrilling Pickle Fashion

The JV softball team flew into Montague on Monday night to play two against the Wildcats. Game two started off rough for the Lady Eagles. Montague scored 3 runs in the first on hot hitting by the top of their lineup. Kent City battled back with 1 in the bottom of the second and 1

Varsity Softball Sweeps Morley, Clinches 2nd in Conference

Monday night, the varsity softball team swept Morley Stanwood in a road double header, 14-5 and 22-1.  These wins locked in the team’s second place finish in the CSAA Silver division behind Holton.  Game 1 saw the Eagles off to a slow start, going down 5-0 after two innings.  Both the offense and defense got

Zara Weber signs letter of intent to play basketball for Olivet College

On her final day at Kent City High School, senior Zara Weber made her college plans official, signing her letter of intent to attend Olivet College in the fall and play basketball for the Comets.  A three sport athlete for Kent City, Weber was a part of seven CSAA championships, two district championships, and one

Eagles fall to Lakeview; Look to Rebound on Monday

The Baseball team went on the road to Lakeview Friday for a Conference Doubleheader against the Wildcats.  In Game 1 the Eagles could not get anything going offensively as they would fall 4-0 to Lakeview.  Casey Carew would start on the mound going 5-2/3 innings allowing just 1 earned run.  The Eagles would only manage

Eagle of the Week — Dylan Denhof

If you think about it, hunting and golf have a quite a bit in common.  For instance, to be effective at either, you must have patience, a laser focus, and accuracy.  Both sports require a love for the outdoors, and in many cases, a killer instinct is a necessity for success.   It is no wonder

Kent City Athletic Weekly 5-20 — 5-25

We’re not done yet!  At this time of year, I am often asked about my plans for the summer, but to be quite honest with you, I have not put much thought into it.   Spring sports do not really allow for that kind of long term planning.  Instead, you have to take it day by

Kent City Track & Field Alumni Compete at Collegiate Level

Kent City graduated 4 cross country/track and field athletes in 2018 that went on to successfully complete their first year of collegiate athletics. Teanna McCuaig is attending Wayne State University, Allisondra McCulloch along with Hunter Nelson are Panthers at Davenport University, and Fraser Wilson is at Michigan State University. Recently, my wife and I were

Lauren Freeland wins the Rich Tompkins Multi-Sports Award for Class C

Lauren Freeland is an awards machine.  The senior picked up some more state-wide recognition as the recipient of the Rich Tompkins Multi-Sports for class C as chosen by the Michigan High School Coaches Association (MHSCA).  Each high school in Michigan can nominate one senior male and one senior female student athlete from their school who