Kent City Varsity Softball

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Kent City’s Great Games — 2011 drought ending softball District Championship

Kent City’s softball program has been very strong over the years dating back to 1989 and 1990 when the Eagles advanced to the semi-finals (1989) and then the state championship game (1990).   The post-season success continued for over a decade, but following a run to the Regional championship in 2002 (4-0 loss to Montabella), the

MHSAA Cancels Remainder of the 2019-20 Winter & Spring Seasons

With the order from Governor Whitmer to close schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, we knew it was inevitable that our sports seasons would be cancelled as well.   On Friday, the MHSAA announced the cancellation of the suspended winter tournaments as well as this spring’s sport seasons.   We are sad that we

Varsity Softball Season Preview — Eagles are looking to take the next step in 2020

Editor’s Note: The following season preview was completed prior to the executive order by Governor Whitmer closing schools for the remainder of the year. The Varsity Softball comes into 2020 looking to build off of a very successful season last year and compete for the CSAA Silver Championship once again. With just a few significant

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Nicole McCullough

Today we are going to check-in with senior Nicole McCullough.  McCullough is a two sport athlete for the Eagles, playing volleyball in the fall and softball in the spring.   Last year, McCullough and company advanced to the District finals before falling to Morley Stanwood.   A year ago, McCullough helped the softball team win a District

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

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

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Kenzie 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

Kent City Athletic Weekly 3-9 — 3-14

The adrenaline is still high from Friday — two days later. Case and point — Friday when the trophy ceremony was done in Lansing at Royal Scot Bowling Center, I texted Bill Crane to let him know I was on my way to Kent City at 6:59 p.m. I rolled into the Kent City Parking

Eagle of the Week — Kenzie Bowers

If you were playing fantasy basketball with the varsity girls’ teams in west Michigan, junior Kenzie Bowers would be one of the first players on everyone’s draft boards.  Statistically speaking, Bowers leads the Eagles in nearly every  category, demonstrating why  Division I Illinois State (among others) aggressively recruited the talented guard  to come to Normal,