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Big Wins For Boys Basketball & Hockey

Congratulations to our boys basketball and hockey teams on impressive wins this past weekend. The basketball team defeated OK Red leader Rockford 48-43 in front of a packed gymnasium at Rockford. Austin Getz led the Panthers with 11 points, Marquise Hatter scored 10, and Ato Condelee added eight points. Our hockey team also had an impressive

Danny Vorpagel

Congratulations to Danny Vorpagel on being named Honorable Mention Academic All-State in football. Great job Danny!

Athlete of the Week, 1/23/12 Kristina Pietrangelo

Kristina is currently a senior who has been on the Varsity team since she was a sophomore.  She is a co-captain of the Varsity team and helps to coach girls on the freshman team as well.  Kristina is a creative choreographer and an amazing dancer.  When Kristina dances, she shines.

Athlete of the Week, 1/16/12, Allyson Whalen

Allyson is currently a senior and co-captain of the Varsity team.  This is Ally’s second year on Varsity.  Ally is a great dancer with wonderful leadership skills.  In addition to dancing on the Varsity team, Ally currently coaches and choreographs for the West Ottawa Elementary Dance team.  Under Ally’s leadership the Elementary team has placed

Panther Swimmers Thrive at East Grand Rapids Invitational

On January 14,  the boys took second overall at the East Grand Rapids Invitational.  This finish was especially rewarding because the boys placed well ahead of a strong Holland High team that narrowly beat the Panthers earlier this year in a dual meet. Freshman Tabahn Afrik set the pace with 2nd place finishes in both

Boys Swimmers Experiment with New Events in Loss to Rockford

The Rockford Rams bested the Panthers by a score of 206 to 109 on a night when Coach Bowyer gave many of the swimmers some exposure to events they traditionally don’t swim.  Even though the boys spread their talents to different areas, there were some very strong performances.  Caleb Irvin took 3rd in the 500,

West Ottawa Shuts Out Grand Rapids Ice Hawks 8-0

The West Ottawa Panthers varsity hockey team defeated the Grand Rapids Public Schools Icehawks 8-0 in the first game of the inaugural Tier 3 Showcase at Grand Rapids Edge Ice Arena on Saturday. Six different players scored goals in the mercy rule shortened game.  Danny Matrosic (2), Alex Zimmerman, Cam Fisher (2), Reece Lindemann, Trevor

Boys Basketball Preview: West Ottawa Takes On Grandville

Both Grandville and West Ottawa are coming off a tough first 4 conference games. Both teams are 0-4 in OK-Red play and tied at the bottom of the conference. Despite the records of these two teams, Friday night’s game should be highly competitive and the Executive Sports Writers took a closer look at the match

Boys Basketball: West Ottawa Battles, But Loses By Three

The Panthers came into Tuesday night’s game looking to pick up a W in a non-conference game against Byron Center. West Ottawa jumped out to an early 6 point lead, 8-2. But a 3 by Jordan Bylsma brought Byron Center back to within 3. Trevor VanTubbergen led the Panthers in the first quarter with 4

Boys Basketball: Panthers Battle Bucs for .500 In Conference Clash

Finally, West Michigan has experienced a good amount of snow and as a result of this, Grand Haven has a snow day on the day of the big game against West Ottawa. This boys varsity basketball game is in conference, and both teams are just below .500. They’ll both be keen to get a win,