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Girls Varsity Tennis a.k.a. the new Division 2 state champions

Grace Brooks, Focus Editor

June 6, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Briefs

Girls Varsity tennis ends the season victoriously by bringing home the Div. 2 state title on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The team had many triumphs including Sloane Teske's '19 big win for the No.1 singles title. Also, Hannah Stuursma...

Girls’ and Boys’ Track shatter school records at 2017 state meet

Halsey Smith and Ella Gourley

June 6, 2017

Filed under Sports Briefs

Cade Vruggink ‘17 excelled at this year's state meet this past Saturday, June 3rd by breaking the school's mile record that was set in 1981. Vruggink ran the mile in 4 minutes and 17 seconds which got him a fifth place finish. ...

A look inside Sloane Teske’s practice regiment

May 22, 2017

Filed under Full Sports Stories

Sloane Teske ‘19 never gives up. She showed this last year when she was determined in her team tennis match to win even though she thought her team would lose. The midwest was up against an east coast team, and her opponent ha...

Girls Tennis hopes this weekend solidifies their seeds at states

Maura Burns, News Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Girls Varsity Tennis team are looking at another great season. After already having many big wins against rival Forest Hill Northern, the team is looking forward to another successful showing at the state tournament. ...

Boys Lacrosse looks to continue success

Marisa Mooney

April 28, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Briefs

As the school year is winding down, boys lacrosse is just kicking into gear. The team of 28 boys, coached by head coach Rick DeBlasio is off to good start with an almost perfect record. According to Eric Solberg ‘18, “It’s b...

Girl’s soccer play for autism awareness

Anna Dayton, Focus Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Autism Support of Kent County is an organization that supports the universal awareness, support, and treatment for people suffering from autism. The East Grand Rapids Varsity soccer team has supported this foundation in the years p...

Maddie McCahill leads White Team to victory in Track team’s Hammer Games

Niki Ezeh, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

Maddie McCahill ‘17 was stacked with events. From 1600s, to 800s, to 400s, she knew that she was gonna have a hard meet. Lap by lap, the adrenaline took away a little bit of the pain that comes with running these events. F...

Girls Varsity Tennis wins Forest Hills Northern Invite

Sophie Ackermann, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Girls Varsity Tennis team had an outstanding weekend at the Forest Hills Northern Invite. The team finished the tournament beating Forest Hills Northern, Portage Northern, as well as Okemos. One singles, two singles, four ...

Girls water polo makes a splash with strongest season in recent years

Ashley Ward, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

This year, the EGRHS girls water polo team is off to a great start, exceeding their success from last year. The Girls have a record of 10-2, having won more games already than they did last year during preseason and postseaso...

Expectations High For Girls Water Polo Team

Hub Hejna, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

The East Grand Rapids Girls Varsity water polo team looks to make their presence known this spring as the season progresses. For the first time in four years, the girls are ranked and have a good shot at finding success during...

Pole vaulters flying through the season

Katherine Lykins, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

Passing by the track, you may find yourself staring in amazement as people fly through the air on what looks like a giant stick. What this actually is, is the sport of pole vaulting. Included as a field activity in track and f...