Oceana County’s high school football teams hit the field this week as MHSAA fall sports teams were permitted to begin practice Monday.
New Hesperia football coach Tyler Fehler played quarterback at Fruitport prior to a collegiate career that took him to Concordia University Ann Arbor, so he’s aware enough of the Panthers to know that they don’t have a strong football tradition — yet. He hopes to change that.
While it’s only in the exploratory stages, Walkerville High School has taken a step toward having its own football team this month, making a call for students to sign up and express interest.
Friday night marked the end of football season in Oceana County, but each team went out, in its own way, on a high note.
Oceana County’s football season will end this week without a playoff bid for any team, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to play for — particularly in Hart.
Friday's scheduled Shelby @ Oakridge football game has been canceled due to the Tigers' shorthanded roster, athletic director Chuck Persenaire said Wednesday morning.
While Hart continues to show signs of growth and optimism for the future, things have been rough for Shelby and Hesperia as we head into week seven of the football season. But none of the squads are giving up as they head into more challenging games this Friday.
County football teams delivered a mixed bag last week — one game was a disappointing yet encouraging loss, one game fell short of what the team had hoped, and a third game was wiped out by COVID-19 protocols.