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Mendon, Lawton football teams keep state championship hopes alive

The Mendon Hornets have won 11 MHSAA state football championships, but have yet to win an 8-player state title.But Mendon taking a huge step towards that goal o → Read More

Gull Lake, Portage Central soccer teams advance to Regional Finals

Gull Lake, Portage Central soccer teams advance to Regional Finals | WWMT → Read More

Hackett Catholic boy's tennis team prepares for D-4 State Tournament

The Hackett Catholic boy's tennis team practiced indoors at West Hills Athletic Club on Wednesday, in preparation for this weekend's Division-4 state tournament → Read More

Gull Lake boys soccer team ranked #1 in D-2

The Gull Lake boys soccer team is currently ranked #1 in the division-2 state rankings.The 15-1 Blue Devils need a victory on Thursday night over Portage Northe → Read More

Gobles football program enjoys healthy turnout for 2022 season

Gobles High School very nearly cancelled the 2021 varsity football season because there just wasn't enough players to field an 8-player team. → Read More

Kalamazoo FC moves back into first place after midseason slump

It has been a rollercoaster ride of a season for Kalamazoo FC. → Read More

Kalamazoo woman prepares for 300 mile, Wish-A-Mile bicycle tour

A Kalamazoo woman is gearing up for this month's 35th annual Wish-A-Mile bicycle tour. → Read More

K-Christian soccer, Lakeview baseball teams suffer playoff defeats

The Kalamazoo Christian soccer team was hoping that the fourth time would be the charm today in East Lansing, but it was not to be for Jay Allen's club. The Comets, who lost three consecutive state championship games from 2017 to 2019, falling 1-0 to Royal Oak Shrine Catholic in the division-4 state championship game. The Lakeview baseball team also ousted today by Grosse Pointe North in the… → Read More

Mattawan softball team knocked off in state semifinals

The Mattawan softball team returned to the state semifinals Thursday for the first time since 2017. The Wildcats, who beat #1 ranked and defending state champion South Lyon in the quarterfinals, faced 2nd ranked Allen Park in the Division 1 semifinals. Mattawan won the pregame coin toss and chose to hit first. "The girls wanted to score first," said Alicia Smith, Mattawan head softball coach.… → Read More

Parchment, K-Christian softball teams fall in state quarterfinals

The Parchment softball team's magical postseason run coming to an end on Tuesday in Grand Rapids. The 25-13 Panthers, who beat a pair of top ten ranked teams on Saturday to claim their first ever regional title, falling 4-2 to Calvin Christian in the state quarterfinals. Kalamazoo Christian also upended on Tuesday. The Comets held without a hit in their 13-0, 5-inning loss to Ottawa Lake… → Read More

K-Christian, Gull Lake soccer teams advance to State Semifinals

The K-Christian girls soccer team scored less than two minutes into Friday night's regional final matchup, on their way to a 9-1 win over Our Lady of the Lake Catholic. Kylie Jonkman scored a pair of first half goals for the Comets, who improved to 18-5. Christian will face North Muskegon in the state semifinals on June 14th in Comstock Park. Watch the video to see highlights of the Comets… → Read More

Gobles and Decatur baseball teams advance, PC soccer beats undefeated Hudsonville

The Gobles baseball team advanced to their first Regional Final final since 2010 with a 6-3 win on Thursday over Michigan Lutheran. Senior Drew Thorpe had two hits and also pitched 3 scoreless innings for the Tigers. Decatur also moving on to Saturday's Final after beating Colon 8-1. The Raiders will face Britton Deerfield on Saturday morning at 10:00 a. m. at K-College. The Portage Central… → Read More

Mattawan baseball, Gull Lake soccer advance to Regional Finals

The Mattawan baseball team is headed to this weekend's Regional Finals. The Wildcats beating Hudsonville 5-2 on Wednesday at Portage Northern. Mattawan starter Carson Byers picked up the win after allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run in his 5. 2 innings of work. The Wildcats will face Midland on Saturday morning in Mt. Pleasant. The Gull Lake girls soccer team is also moving on after beating Mason… → Read More

WMU baseball standout named MAC Freshman of the Year

Western Michigan outfielder Dylan Nevar was named the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year on Tuesday, one of three Broncos honored by the league. Senior catcher Connor Charping earned a spot on the All-MAC First Team, while sophomore first baseman Cade Sullivan was an All-MAC Second Team and All-MAC Defensive Team selection. Nevar hit . 325 this season and led Western Michigan in home… → Read More

K-College baseball team rides hot bats to D-3 NCAA Tournament

The K-College baseball team advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 6 years and just the 2nd time in program history. The 26-11 Hornets will open the double-elimination regional against host Marietta College (38-5) on Friday, May 20 at 11 a. m. Christopher Newport University (25-12) faces Mount Aloysius College (27-13) in Friday's second game at approximately 2:30 p. m. Kalamazoo… → Read More

Plainwell soccer team wins 10th straight, extends shutout streak

The undefeated Plainwell girls soccer team knocking off Portage Northern on Friday night in Plainwell. Sophomore Kailah Newcomb scored the lone first half goal for the Trojans, who have yet to allow a goal this season. Plainwell has outscored their ten opponents 41-0. Watch the video to see first half highlights. → Read More

Richland golf standout named GAM 15-and-under Player of the Year

Richland teenager Max VanderMolen, who will turn 14 next week, announced on Thursday as the Golf Association of Michigan Junior Boys’ 15-and-under Player of the Year. VanderMolen won the 15-and-under bracket of the Michigan Junior Amateur Championship and was also the GAM Junior Stroke Play champion. VanderMolen has been turning heads for years. At age 10 he became the youngest golfer to ever… → Read More

Watervliet football prepares for showdown against undefeated Constantine

The undefeated Constantine Falcons will host Watervliet in week six of the Football Fever Game of the Week. The Panthers opened up the season with four straight wins, before then suffering their first loss of the season last week against Berrien Springs. Watervliet has already doubled its win total from all of last season. The Panthers, who have scored at least 35 points in three of their five… → Read More

Otsego holds community pep rally for season opener vs Plainwell

Otsego High School holding a community rally on Tuesday night at Bulldog stadium in celebration of Thursday's season opener against arch rival Plainwell. The two schools first squared off all the way back to 1896, making it the 6th oldest rivalry in the state according to the Michigan High School Athletic Association. → Read More

Vicksburg grad wins overall title at Kalamazoo Bodybuilding Championships

Kalamazoo native Jason Wunderlin named as both the light-heavyweight and overall champion at the July 10th Kalamazoo Bodybuilding Championships. The 37 year old has been bodybuilding for 9 years and competing for the past 7. Wunderlin is hoping to win his Pro card, which he can now do by placing in the top two at November's national qualifier in Pittsburgh. → Read More