Month: August 2017

Rockford Opens Season With Win At Michigan Stadium

Photo Courtesy of Miles Postema   Check out photos from the game: https://www.flickr.com/photos/96875625@N08/sets/72157685631212463/page1 The high school football season began for most teams on Thursday night. For Rockford and Saline, they began their play a few hours early, as the two teams kicked off the 2017 campaign with a 4:00 kickoff at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. These two teams both had successful seasons a year ago, and they were actually scheduled to play, but some health issues resulted in a forfeit by the Rams. Both schools have boasted strong defenses over the years, and if Thursday was any indication,...

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2017 Week 1 Coverage Preview

The 2017 season is finally here! After a long offseason, the Michigan Sports Radio team will be back in action this week as the high school football season is back. There will be six broadcast teams out in the area this week, as well as other staff members providing coverage at three other games. The nine games are briefly previewed below. THURSDAY’S GAMES Rockford (0-0) vs Saline (0-0) 4:00 PM The Rams, led by quarterback Jason Whittaker, will kick off their season in the Big House in Ann Arbor against the Hornets of Saline. This will be a big...

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2017 OK Red Football Preview

PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH 1-Rockford 2-Grandville 3-Hudsonville 4-Caledonia 5-East Kentwood 6-Grand Haven 7-West Ottawa   TOP FIVE NON-CONFERENCE MATCHUPS 1- Week 2 Rockford vs Lowell 2- Week 1 Rockford vs Saline (Big House) 3- Week 2 East Kentwood @ Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 4- Week 2 Grandville vs Warren De La Salle 5- Week 1 Caledonia vs Howell   FIVE MATCHUPS THAT WILL DECIDE THE OK RED 1-Week 6 Rockford @ Grandville 2-Week 9 Rockford vs Hudsonville 3-Week 4 Hudsonville @ Grandville 4-Week 5 Grandville @ East Kentwood 5-Week 8 East Kentwood @ Rockford   TEAM PREVIEWS   Caledonia...

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2017 OK Green Football Preview

PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH 1-Unity Christian 2-Zeeland West 3-Byron Center 4-Zeeland East 5-Holland Christian 6-Holland 7-Hamilton   TOP FIVE NON-CONFERENCE MATCHUPS 1-Week 3 Zeeland West v West Catholic 2-Week 2 Zeeland West v Mona Shores 3-Week 1 Zeeland East @ Saginaw Swan Valley 4-Week 4 Byron Center v Muskegon 5-Week 1 Holland Christian @ South Christian   FIVE MATCHUPS THAT WILL DECIDE THE OK GREEN 1-Week 4 Unity Christian @ Zeeland West 2-Week 5 Byron Center @ Zeeland West 3-Week 9 Byron Center @ Unity Christian 4-Week 9 Zeeland West @ Zeeland East 5-Week 7 Unity Christian @ Zeeland...

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2017 OK Black Football Preview

PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH 1-Muskegon 2-Mona Shores 3-Jenison 4-Reeths-Puffer 5-Fruitport 6-Kenowa Hills 7-Grand Rapids Union   TOP FIVE NON-CONFERENCE MATCHUPS 1-Week 1 Mona Shores v Canton (Big House) 2-Week 1 Muskegon vs Ann Arbor Pioneer 3-Week 2 Mona Shores @ Zeeland West 4-Week 3 Mona Shores vs Rockford 5-Week 4 Muskegon @ Byron Center   FIVE GAMES THAT WILL DECIDE THE OK BLACK 1-Week 8 Muskegon @ Mona Shores 2-Week 9 Muskegon @ Jenison 3-Week 5 Jenison @ Mona Shores 4-Week 5 Muskegon @ Reeths-Puffer 5-Week 6 Mona Shores @ Kenowa Hills   TEAM PREVIEWS   Fruitport (3-6 in...

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