Should it take place as scheduled, the 2020 football season will mark a new era in the way the MHSAA determines its state champions. The state will be switching from a system that automatically qualifies any team with six wins to a system where the playoff field is determined by the Michigan…
PENTWATER — Pentwater grad and Davenport University freshman Austin Hofmann didn’t play football, at least in games, in the 2019 season. That was by design, he said, but he’s hoping that’ll be the last year for a while that doesn’t see him in competitive action.
Hesperia put three players onto the all-Central State Activities Association Silver football team this year, with another earning honorable mention.
SHELBY — Hesperia closed out the season the way every team wants Friday night against county foe Shelby, scoring the final 38 points of the game to defeat the Tigers 44-7.
HART — After two years, Shelby is back on the winning side.
Week eight has arrived, and with it the hardest-hitting and most emotional game of the year in Oceana County — the Hart/Shelby game.
Another week passed without Oceana football teams being able to come up with a win last Friday, and with some imposing matchups coming, week seven isn’t looking promising either. However, the pageantry of homecoming is on its way to Shelby and Hesperia, so perhaps those teams can bring a lit…
Week five was another rough one for Oceana teams, as all three took losses. Hesperia’s might have been the most painful, not because of the score but because of the toll it took.
Neither Hart nor Shelby had a fun time on the football field Friday, and all they can do is keep working as the season moves past the halfway point this week. Hesperia, meanwhile, hopes the week off White Cloud’s forfeit afforded it pays off this week with a trip to Lakeview for a key confer…
Hart had reason for optimism heading into a clash with Mason County Central Friday, as the Pirates had won the previous season’s matchup. However, this time it went sideways.