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Bleacher Report Picks West Ottawa Graduate Desmond Morgan

The Bleacher Report has gone through and picked out the biggest break out star for each BCS team for next year’s college football season. West Ottawa graduate Desmond Morgan was chosen as the University of Michigan’s potential break out star for 2012. “The 6’1”, 220-pound freshman looks like he has the potential to be the Big […]

O.K. Conference Realignment

We sat down with West Ottawa Athletic Director Pat Marsman and asked him a few questions about the recent OK Conference Realignment. Below is how the conferences will now look after the realignment, a new league is formed (Bronze) and a new school was also added (NorthPointe Christian), asterisks(*) represent teams changing leagues. OK RED East Kentwood […]

2011 O-K Red All Conference – Football

Congratulations to the following members of the varsity football team for making the 2011 OK Red All Conference team. 1st Team Brandon Allen – RB Connor Schilling – OL Alek Mares – DL Jackson Brown – LB Roman Mares – LB Ryan Verhelst – DB   Honorable Mention Danny Vorpagel Ato Condelee

West Ottawa Football Seeding

The MHSAA has a relatively difficult formula for playoff seeding. The formula is: ((Playoff Points/Games Played)+(Total Bonus Points Average))= Total Playoff Points. As you look at that formula, it’s a little confusing. However, when you break it down it really isn’t that difficult to understand, if you simply wish to look at the math for […]

WMA West Michigan Football All Star Polls

Our fellow Varsity News Network site, West Michigan All Star, has just posted their 2011 West Michigan football all star poll. Several of our very own Panther have been nominated including; Trevor Van Tubbergen at Quarterback  Brandon Allen at Running Back Ato Condelee at Wide Receiver Danny Vorpagel at Offensive/Defensive Lineman as well as Linebacker Connor Schilling at […]

West Ottawa Varsity Football Gets a Crucial 6th Win

Friday night the West Ottawa varsity football team travelled to East Kentwood to square off against another OK-Red foe. This was the coldest game of the year. Despite this, West Ottawa’s defense stepped up to the plate throughout the course of the game. The Panthers held East Kentwood to -7 yards rushing and just over […]

WMA Football All Star Nominations

Our friends at West Michigan All Star, are putting together a lineup of the elite football players in West Michigan — the 2011 West Michigan Football All Stars. Of course they have they’re own ideas of who should make the grade, but their ideas aren’t all that matter. The starting lineup of the West Michigan Football Allstars will […]

WO Athletes Log 8085 Hours of Hard Work This Summer

On a typical Monday morning in the summer, the West Ottawa North Building was quiet and nearly vacant at 7:45. In minutes, parents flooded the parking lots to drop off their kids. Students rode up on their bikes filling up the bike rack. Kids drove up in their cars and piled out by the dozen. […]

West Ottawa Improves to 4-1 as They Roll Over Grandville

Despite an interception early in the game the Panthers found themselves up 14-0 late in the first, but a break down in coverage gave Grandville some hope as they threw for a 45 yard touchdown. The Panthers knew they had allowed Grandville to gain some hope and they knew they had to squeeze the life […]

West Ottawa Falls To 3-1 After a Tough Loss To Rockford

After two missed field goals for West Ottawa, the game tied 3-3 in the second quarter when the Panthers gave up a 41 yard pass from Mark LePrairie to Brandon Lubenow. Rockford made some great halftime adjustments and attacked the Panther defense by utilizing the slant route time and time again on the opening drive which led to […]

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