The Eagle Sports Desk
Come cheer on our teams!. . .
Sports Schedule Fall 2018
All Home games are in BOLD and played at HCA – 6312 Quail Run Dr., Kalamazoo
Var Boys Soccer Monday, Oct. 8 5:00 H Potter’s House @ Home
Cross Country Monday, October 8 4:30 A @ KAMSL – Gull Lake
Var Boys Soccer Tuesday, Oct. 9 5:00 A @ Factoryville – 33650 Factoryville Rd., Athens
MS Girls Volleyball Tuesday, Oct.9 4:00 H vs. Paramount @ Home
Varsity Girls Volleyball Tuesday, Oct. 9 6:00 H Potter’s House @ Home
JV Girls Volleyball Tuesday, Oct. 9 5:00 H Potter’s House @ Home
Varsity Girls Volleyball Thursday, Oct. 11 6:00 H Factoryville @ Home
MS Boys Soccer Thursday, Oct. 11 5:00 A Battle Creek Academy – 480 Parkway Dr, Battle Creek
Cross Country Saturday, October 13 A @ Sturgis
Varsity Girls Volleyball Tuesday, Oct. 16 6:00 A Wellspring Prep – 1031 Page St NE, Grand Rapids
Cross Country Tuesday, October 16 4:30 A @ Alliance League Invitational – Calvary School of Holland
Varsity Girls Volleyball Thursday, Oct. 18 6:30 H Barry County Christain @ Home
Varsity Girls Volleyball Thursday, Oct. 26 6:30 A @ Barry County Christian – 2999 McKeown Rd, Hastings,
Varsity Girls Volleyball Monday, Oct 29 – Districts Begin
Basketball Sign up
It’s time for high school Basketball sign ups!!
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Practice on the Farm & Can Drive
What an amazing weekend the team had! The practice on the farm was a huge success and a wonderful time of fellowship and team building. Thank you so much to the de Jong’s for hosting!!! Saturday the team had a can drive. We had a great turn out to help!!! Thank you Lord for giving us a break in the weather that morning. They collected cans for 2 hours and ended up earning $400 …..great job everyone!! The following is our remaining schedule:
- October 13th @ Sturgis
- October 16th @ Calvary of Holland
- October 20th @ Gobles
Cross Country – Otesgo Invitational
Austin McCormick (20th @ 14:41) and Luke deJong (12th @ 14:26, PR) received their first medals in the 3rd-5th cross country race Saturday, September 29th at the Otesgo Meet. Luke placed 12th and Austin 20th. The HCA girls team placed 4th out of 14 schools in their division. Emma Gaylor placed 8th and Maddie deJong 17th in their division.
This week we had numerous PR’s!!
Lily Dykgraaf’s PR (25:37) in the JV race.
In the pups race (3rd – 5th grade) Elliana Fenstermaker achieved a PR (19:30).
- Emma Gaylor 14:01.7 PR
- Maggie deJong 14:27.8 PR
- Maddie Houtman 15:35.7
- Laura Houtman 15:43.2 PR
- Ezekiel Fenstermaker 16:36.0 PR
- Molly Kramer 17:19.1 PR
- Kayla Bartell 19:13.6 PR
- Anja Yoshikawa 20:45.7
- Alexis DeVisser 20:50.1 PR
Cross Country – Bangor Invitational
The Cross Country team had a meet in Bangor on Saturday, September 22nd. The HCA Girl’s Teams placed 11 out of 20. The Boy’s Team placed 13 out of 20 teams.
Top runners for HCA Girls Team are as follows: Seventh grader, Emma Gaylor placed 43rd with a time of 14:11. Maggie deJong, 8th grader, placed 57th with a time of 14:38. Another seventh grader, Maddie Houtman ran it in 15:08 and placed 69th.
The top runners for the Boys’ Team were: Placing 91st, 93rd & 95th were 6th graders Austin McCormick, (14:30), Jase Luke, (14:35) and Luke deJong (14:40).
All team members ran their personal best time except for one girl, who ran at a slower pace to encourage her teammate. Her teammate ran her personal best because of the selfless act of this girl who cheered her on through the pain. Great job, runners!