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West Ottawa High School Varsity Football falls to Bulldogs 14-54

Varsity Football Friday October 10th, 2014 07:00 PM Panthers Away 14 @ Bulldogs Home 54 Game Recap 1st 06:05 WO – RICH,D 11 yd pass from MCNITT,C (SMITH.J kick), 9-46 0:00 7 – 0 03:37 GV – 20 29 yd run (SINCLAIR,B rush), 5-53 2:22 7 – 8 2nd 11:21 WO – MCNITT,C 1 yd […]

WO vs East Kentwood key play

Down by a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter on a rainy, windy night, the Panthers faced second and about ten yards to go. East Kentwood, ranked #3 in the state, presented a four-man front featuring fierce defensive end Jordan Cobbs. Quarterback Caleb McNitt took the snap from his shotgun start, quickly stepped back about […]

Football superstitions

Former NFL defensive tackle John Henderson liked to be slapped before every game. In the locker room, the team trainer would wind up and hit Henderson across the face as hard as he could. Henderson felt like this helped him get pumped up, and  he required the ritual before every game. West Ottawa football players […]

The Dirty Work

Austin Boyce (Quarterback) – Austin Boyce, mostly known as Clutch Boyce to friends and teammates, is one of those players who inspires those who see him play. Boyce is the third string quarterback behind Caleb McNitt and Luke Bakker. Boyce does the dirty work in practice. Boyce takes hits, get bumps and bruises and gets […]

NFL Comparisons

Caleb McNitt: Andrew Luck The term “running quarterback” brings to mind guys like Mike Vick and Robert Griffin III, who can simply outrun defenders.  Caleb McNitt at 6’3” and 215 and Andrew Luck at 6’4” 240 do not outrun their competition.  But both of these players run the ball unlike other players their size. McNitt […]

West Ottawa High School Football Varsity beats Kenowa Hills High School 17-7

Sport Football Varsity Home Score 17 Away Score 7 Game Recap Box Scores Box Score: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT1 OT2 Kenowa Hills High School 0 7 0 0 0 0 West Ottawa High School 7 7 0 3 0 0 Q1 Scoring Events Events Q2 Scoring Events Events Q3 Scoring Events Events Q4 Scoring […]

A little mental toughness and a lot of Mason Dekker power Panthers past Grand Ledge

West Ottawa traveled more than 80 miles to Grand Ledge Friday night, then got off to a rough start. After ten minutes, WO was down 13 – 0. Lightning and soaking rain delayed and eventually postponed the game. Sr. Quarterback Caleb McNitt described Friday night as “a frustrating experience. The drive was 2 hours both […]

West Ottawa High School Football Varsity beats Grand Ledge High School 28-21

Sport Football Varsity Home Score 21 Away Score 28 Game Recap Box Scores Box Score: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT1 OT2 West Ottawa High School 0 14 7 7 0 0 Grand Ledge High School 13 0 8 0 0 0 Q1 Scoring Events Events Q2 Scoring Events Events Q3 Scoring Events Events Q4 Scoring […] NEXT: Luke Bakker

by Jared McNitt Ever heard of a 150 pound varsity linebacker? Me either. Until this past football season, when a 150 pound sophomore by the name of Luke Bakker was pulled up from the JV team to play inside linebacker on the varsity team. In all honesty, when coach Rory Zegunis made the decision to […]

Football Recap

The 2013 Panthers’ football season came to a close a few weeks ago with a disappointing end. Although a let down, the season included an abundance of exciting moments. Here’s a recap of the highs and the lows. The Highs Game saving fumble recovery: It was overtime and the Panthers were up 20 to 14 […]

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