Whitehall’s tennis team’s top individuals didn’t get to finish the season the way they wanted, but they still scored some major hardware, being named all-state performers.
Several local runners were honored this fall with all-conference first team honors, taking advantage of successful seasons.
We haven’t heard yet what the status of high school sports will be after the three-week pause mandated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) expires at the end of Tuesday, Dec. 8.
In August, when the MHSAA postponed football season to the spring over COVID-19 concerns, Montague coach Pat Collins was thrown for a loop.
The MHSAA announced regional football game times on its website Monday, assuming that sports activity will be allowed to resume on Dec. 9 as currently scheduled.
Eight months ago, winter sports seasons were the first derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic when basketball seasons were halted. (No White Lake teams were affected because their seasons had been ended by the time the MHSAA stopped the postseason tournaments on March 12.)
Eight area volleyball players earned all-conference first team honors in their leagues this year, with five more gathering honorable mention.
Finishing in the top two spots in the West Michigan Conference proved fruitful for Montague and Whitehall football players this season, as a slew of them received all-WMC first team honors.
The MHSAA announced a revised schedule Wednesday afternoon under the working assumption that high schools will be able to resume sports activity Dec. 9.
MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl elaborated Monday on the organization’s decision, announced Sunday night, to pause all high school sports action for the next three weeks. The decision coincided with new restrictions put in place by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHH…