UNDATED (WHTC) - The regular season in high school football along the Lakeshore ended on Friday night: Zeeland West punched its ticket to the state tournament by winning at Holland, 46-3; Holland Christian edged Byron Center, 14-11; West Ottawa won at Grandville, 37-7; Zeeland East outlasted Muskegon in a battle of unbeatens, 40-39; Hamilton’s playoff hopes were dashed at Unity Christian, 28-27; Saugatuck topped Gobles, 33-27; and Bloomingdale beat Fennville, 36-26. State tournament pairings will be announced on Sunday evening, with both Zeeland schools and West Ottawa assured of spots, and we’ll announce here which games will be carried on what stations on Monday.
Hope College is at Kalamazoo in the football battle for the Wooden Shoes on Saturday. Coverage on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live/ is at 1:40 PM.
Grand Valley State welcomes Northwood to Luebbers Stadium in Allendale for homecoming on Saturday night.
State major college football action on Saturday finds Michigan State at Michigan, Western Michigan at Kent State; Central Michigan hosting Ball State; and Eastern Michigan entertaining Army.
In Hope College athletics on Friday, the volleyball Dutch won at Alma in straight sets. Today, the volleyball Dutch host Calvin; the soccer Dutchmen travel to Calvin; and the soccer Dutch are home to Adrian.
Marcus Foligno’s power play goal with 7:04 left proved to be the decisive tally, as Rochester held off the visiting Griffins on Friday night, 4-3. Grand Rapids continues to search for that elusive first win of the season on Sunday when it plays the Marlies in Toronto.
NBA exhibition play on Friday night saw Chicago beat visiting Minnesota, 92-81. On Saturday evening, the Pistons welcome Charlotte to the Palace.