Day: September 30, 2017

Tigers Overcome Slow Start to Defeat Tri-County

Team1234FINAL Tri-County06006 Grant71414742 The Tri-County Vikings and Grant Tigers faced off on Friday night in a battle of teams looking to get back on the right track. The Tigers had lost two in a row after a 3-0 start, while Tri-County has yet to find the win column in 2017. Unfortunately for the Vikings, they once again fell short of finding the win column, this time in the form of a 42-6 defeat. After a first quarter touchdown by Grant, they never relinquished the lead in this one, cruising to the 42-6 win after a strong second half in...

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Connor Davis’ Big Day Carries Pioneers Into First Place in the OK Gold

The MLive Game of the Week pitted two OK Gold foes that entered this contest unbeaten and ranked in the Remax-United Power Poll. The #3 ranked Pioneers took the crosstown trip to take on the #8 Eagles, and the two teams showed again why they are amongst the best in the area. Ultimately, the stellar play of East’s Connor Davis was too much, and they would use his three touchdowns to win 28-7. On the opening kickoff, Connor Davis broke a couple tackles before turning on the jets, as he cruised to a 92-yard kickoff return touchdown. The Pioneers...

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Rockford Stuns Grandville With a 27-0 Shutout

Photo courtesy of Miles Postema Two of the best teams in West Michigan according to the Remax-United Power Poll, #9 Grandville and #10 Rockford squared off on Friday night in a battle for supremacy in the OK-Red. In a surprising fashion to many, the Rams dominated Grandville, recording a 27-0 shutout victory. The Rams scored in each quarter of this win, as they got on the board just four minutes into this one as Connor White scrambled in for a three yard touchdown to put Rockford up seven. In the second quarter, Malik Thompson ran through the Bulldog defense...

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West Catholic’s Strong Fourth Quarter Carries Them To Victory Over Comstock Park

Photo courtesy of Gary Balcom Growing up an avid sports fan, my father always preached to me that “basketball is a game of runs”. Well on Friday night in Comstock Park, the emphasis on runs applied to the football game. West Catholic started off the game with 27 of the game’s first 33 points, taking a commanding 27-6 lead just ninety-four seconds before halftime. The Panthers then responded with a pair of touchdowns to cut the game to a single possession, 27-20. The final run in this contest was a trio of touchdowns by the Falcons, carrying them to...

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Hudsonville Snaps Three-Game Skid Against Northview

The Hudsonville Eagles and Northview Wildcats each entered their Friday night contest struggling. The Eagles had lost three in a row, while the Wildcats were still looking for their first win of the 2017 campaign. A team that had struggled with offense through the first five games, Hudsonville was averaging 10.4 points per game, they finally came out of their shell a bit, breaking the 20-point plateau for the first time all season. Hudsonville got enough production Friday night to walk away with a 28-13 victory. Northview opened the scoring in this one as Kennedy Smith and Cody Tierney...

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