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Athletic Garage Sale

December 22 from 9-12 at the East High School main gym, we will be holding a garage sale full of old uniforms and equipment at greatly reduced prices.  Great for spirit days, Coop clothing, or last minute Christmas ideas.  Stop by anytime during the posted hours and see what we have to offer.  Monies made […]

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Hockey News

The Zeeland/Jenison Hockey Team added a win and a tough loss to their record this weekend. A physical GR Christian team racked up a 7-2 victory over our team Friday night.  Goaltender Nolan Slager had 29 saves. On Saturday at Georgetown Ice Arena, sophomore goalie Mike Bustin had 23 saves in a 9-1 victory over […]

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From the Athletic Director

Two weeks to go before Christmas break!  Hope everyone is getting ready in their own way for the season. As we look ahead to this week, we have another full schedule and some great things happening. Bowling competes @ Hudsonville today and then again at home vs. Byron Center on Wednesday at Zeeland Lanes. Competitive […]

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Hockey team celebrates 4-1 win over Grand Rapids Northview/Sparta/Comstock Park Friday night

The Jenison/Zeeland Hockey team posted a 4-1 conference victory over Northview Friday night in front of a packed student night crowd at Georgetown Ice Arena. Zeeland goalie Nolan Slager had 24 saves.  Carter Hall had an assist in the 3rd period while Alec VandenBosch offered strong play. The team faces GR Christian at 6pm at […]

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Striders Scholarship Award

For the first time, Striders will be presenting a $500 scholarship to two local senior athetes, one boy and one girl, through their Striders Scholarship Essay Competition.  This Striders Scholarship’s only requirement for entry is that it is for a current senior who has participated in cross country and/or track & field.  Essays must be […]

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Mark Winia 3 on 3 Soccer Tournament

Mark Winia coached girls varsity soccer at East for several years before he passed away expectantly last year.  Mark loved soccer, loved his family, and loved coaching and he has been greatly missed by many of us.  To help keep his memory alive, some of his former players have organized a 3 0n 3 tournament […]

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From the Athletic Director’s Desk…

Well we’re under way!  This week really kicks off our winter sports season and we have a full line-up to keep us busy.  This past weekend, our girls basketball team opened up with a tough Hudsonville team and despite some solid play, came up a bit short.  They look to rebound this Friday as they […]

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Leah Ritsema signs with Purdue!

Today Leah Ritsema made it official by signing her National Letter of Intent to swim at Purdue University next year.  Congratulations to Leah on this great opportunity.  During the signing, she thanked everyone who helped her and made this opportunity possible.  Best wishes to Leah as she finishes her senior year and as she takes […]

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Basketball help!!

We are looking for help for all 3 levels of boys basketball with doing the score book when the teams are on the road.  You get front row seats and the benefits are amazing!  We have some of the road games covered so this would only be a handful of games.  If interested, please see […]

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From the Athletic Director’s Desk

Congratulations on a fine season to our water polo boys!  They finished 7th at the state tournament this past weekend at EGR.  Honestly, every game was close and the two games they lost were only by one goal each.  Such a fine line between 1st and 7th.  Anyway, great effort and very proud of the […]

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