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Pain or Perfection: Goalie Cam Miller compares his two sports

by Jared McNitt Earlier this spring, Jr. Cam Miller stood in goal at lacrosse practice, alert and ready to go. Jr. Joseph Franken, during an intrasquad scrimmage, got a pass from a teammate and had an open shot at goal. He wound up and ripped off a shot at an insane speed. Miller, determined to […]

West Ottawa’s Roughest Sport

By: Jared McNitt and Devyn Rumbaugh Contact. Physicality. Aggressiveness. It’s all part of the game. It’s also part of the reason we love to play. However, there is an overhanging question that presides over the sports world. Which sport is the roughest? Members of the lacrosse, football, rugby, wrestling, water polo and tennis teams gave […]

JV LAX Recap: Best Moments of the Season

By: Sutton Smith Through the awful weather and the depressing losses, the JV lacrosse team had an amazing season overall with priceless memories that the players will remember forever. Lacrosse is played with intensity, and most of the time the team took the game seriously. As the season came to an end, the win/loss ratio […]

Who is the Bravest Athlete at West Ottawa?

Toughness can be applied to a lot of things, and high school sports happen to be one of those things. Narrowing it down to the five positions in high school sports that take the most guts and bravery was no easy task. There were a few positions that could be debatable, but in the end […]

West Ottawa Boy’s Lacrosse Mid-Season Checkup

  West Ottawa’s Lacrosse team plays in undoubtedly the toughest lacrosse conference in West Michigan. Their conference features several of the best teams in the state including, Rockford(10-1), East Grand Rapids(7-4), and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central(8-1). The Panthers started out the season with a tough one goal victory against Grand Rapids Catholic Central. Unfortunately […]

WO Lacrosse Double Victory

West Ottawa came through against local rivals including Grand Haven and Holland Christian. The Panthers showed their skills and brought everything they had to the table in these games. Hard work was shown by every player in the games, but one stands out. Sr. John Den Uyl brought the team strength and leadership in every moment on and off […]

West Ottawa Loses to Forest Hills Central

West Ottawa came out with a big bang in the first quarter Tuesday night. Jr. Adam Olson got the team riled up with a goal right off the start. With the night getting cooler as the wind chill was 34 degrees, players were running their hearts out to keep warm and compete with an extremely tough competitor […]

Boys Varsity Lacrosse Drops to 1-1

From the beginning, West Ottawa was off to a poor start. The midfielders weren’t talking, but instead just running straight to the goal after possession. Central was playing an average man on man defense with long pole midfielder on Jr. Mathew Franken at all times. Central read every dodge from a mile away causing West […]

Spring Sports Team Preview: Boys Lacrosse

Last Season Results: (8-7); Lost in Regional Semifinal Strengths: Defense: Strength and experience will make the Panther backline a formidable force Fundamentals: Specifically winning ground ball situations are an obvious strength Team chemistry: The team often times hangs out together off the field and a lot of the guys play club ball together “All the […]

Upcoming Dates/Information

Official practices begin soon! On March 12, JV and Varsity Boys Lacrosse practice will begin for the Spring 2012 season. We coaches are very much looking forward to being able to work with our athletes once again in large groups. Practice Schedule, for Week One: Weather permitting, we will be outside on our practice field […]