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Athletic Development Off To A Great Start!

Athletic Development got off to a great start on Monday and Tuesday. There were over 220 boys and over 100 girls working out. Athletes entering grades 10-12 workout every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00-10:00. Athletes entering grades 7-9 workout every Tuesday and Friday from 8:00-9:30. Athletes should make sure they eat breakfast before attending the

Three West Ottawa Panthers Recieve Rugby Scholarships to Davenport University

Alec Mares, Roman Mares and Connor Schilling will be taking their rugby talents to the two time defending collegiate national champion Davenport Panthers.  The three outstanding athletes signed papers for scholarships and will attend Davenport this fall .  Each look to make big impacts on a very team.  Kruger Van Bilgen, head coach was in

Panthers in College: Shelby Lacy

Over the course of the summer wopanthers.com will be interviewing several West Ottawa Alumni who have continued playing a sport at the College level. Look for more of these articles soon, to find them click here. By: Caroline Fender The transition from high school to college athletics, especially a Division 1 school like Michigan State

Q&A With WO Golfers

The West Ottawa Boys Varsity Golf Team didn’t have quite the year that they had hoped, but going through a down year always leads to a chance for redemption the following season. For this year’s golfers there are still important aspects about the season that should be remembered and built upon for next season. Wopanthers.com

West Ottawa Varsity Baseball Season Recap

West Ottawa’s Varsity Baseball team competes in one of the toughest conferences in Michigan as they have to compete against two teams who are almost always in the top 10 in the state- Rockford and Hudsonville. Despite this, the Panthers have seen their fair share of success over the last decade. The Panthers pulled out

Athletic Booster Golf Outing

The West Ottawa Athletic Booster golf outing will take place on June 22nd @ West Ottawa Golf Club. This is a big fundraiser for our student-athletes. The registration form is attached. Please forward this to anyone you know who might be interested in golfing. I hope to see you on the 22nd. Thanks a lot.Golf

Ato Condelee All-State Track

Congratulations to Ato Condelee on earning All-State at the Division 1 state track meet. Ato finished 6th in the long jump by jumping 21’8″. He also placed 5th in the high jump by clearing 6’3″. Great job Ato!

Girls Tennis State Finals Preview

By: Katie Schultz Throughout this season, girls varsity tennis has had many victories despite some minor setbacks. They made it through the OK Red taking second place, and they took first place at Regionals. Now the girls are moving on to State and continuing to make their coach, their parents, and themselves proud of their

Girls Soccer District Preview

By: Paige Gammon Johnson Wednesday, May 30, 2012, the Girls Varsity Soccer team here at West Ottawa will be going to Grandville to play in the semifinals of the district tournament. Placing 4th this season in their conference, the girls are pumped up for Wednesday’s occasion. However, they are a bit unsure of what might

West Ottawa Rugby Takes Division 1 State Championship

 The Panther rugby team won the top division rugby state championship in dramatic and dominating fashion with a 53-13 victory over Rockford.  Rockford tried to send a message early with a deliberate late hit on Fly half Nic Farrell, but all it did was focus the team on putting a statement on the scoreboard.  Jackson