Qualifying for the state finals is nothing new for the Otsego girls’ cross country team, having done so seven of the past 10 years.
If the Saugatuck boys’ cross country team was going to repeat as Division 4 state champs, then it would have to do it without its top runner, senior Jacob Pettinga.
The kids who went trick or treating for Halloween had to work extra hard on Friday, Oct. 31, due to the cold and wet weather conditions.
The Plainwell offense hadn’t scored less than 15 points in the opening half and had failed to score at least 28 points only once this season.
Murphy’s Law says, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.”
Another year, another top-10 finish for Saugatuck at the Division 4 girls’ cross country state finals.
That’s all that stood in the way of Jacob Starr and All-State accolades during his sophomore campaign last year.
After missing All-State honors by less than six seconds as a freshman in 2011, Hopkins’ Rachael Weber accomplished the feat as both a sophomore and junior.
The third game of Allegan’s Class B district volleyball opener against Paw Paw on Monday, Nov. 3, appeared to be going the Tigers’ way.
Appearances, however, can be deceiving.
The stakes were clear. And they couldn’t have been any higher for members of the Fennville football team.