The Eagle Sports Desk
Come cheer on our teams!. . .
Sports Schedule Winter 2018
All Home games are in BOLD and played at:
- The Point (Varsity) 2595 10th St N, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
- or HCA (MS) – 6312 Quail Run Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Boys Varsity Basketball Thursday, December 13 6:00 Home vs. Michigan Lutheran
MS “B” Team Thursday, December 13 4:00 Home vs. Gagie
MS “A” Team Monday, December 17 5:00 Away @ Gagie – 615 Fairview
MS “B” Team Monday, December 17 4:00 Away @ Gagie – 615 Fairview
Boys Varsity Basketball Tuesday, January 8 6:00 Home vs. Zion Christian
Boys Varsity Basketball Friday, January 11 6:00 Home vs. West Michigan Aviation Academy
Boys Varsity Basketball Tuesday, January 15 7:00 Away @ Calhoun Christian – 20 Woodrow Ave. South, Battle Creek
Boys Varsity Basketball Friday, January 18 7:00 Away @ Holland Calvary Christian – 6047 147th Ave., Holland
Boys Varsity Basketball Tuesday, January 22 6:00 Home vs. Holland Black River
Boys Varsity Basketball Friday, January 25 6:30 Away @ Pansophia Academy – 52 Abbott Ave., Coldwater
Boys Varsity Basketball Tuesday, January 29 6:00 Away @ Factoryville – 33650 Factoryville Rd., Athens
Boys Varsity Basketball Friday, February 1 6:00 Home vs. Grand River Prep
Boys Varsity Basketball Tuesday, February 5 6:00 Home vs. Marshall Academy
Boys Varsity Basketball Friday, February 8 6:00 Home vs. Potter’s House (JV team)
Boys Varsity Basketball Tuesday, February 12 6:00 Home vs. Wellspring Prep
Boys Varsity Basketball Friday, February 15 7:30 Home vs. Factoryville – HOMECOMING NIGHT
Boys Varsity Basketball Thursday, February 21 TBD Away @ Battle Creek Academy Tournament – 480 Parkway Drive
Boys Varsity Basketball Saturday, February 23 TBD Away @ Battle Creek Academy Tournament – 480 Parkway Drive
Boys Varsity Basketball Monday, February 25 Districts Begin
Well, a hard fought game by our Eagles, but unfortunately in the end fell in OT 45-40. After taking a 11-6 first quarter lead, the Eagles fell behind 20-26 at the half. Heritage faced an uphill battle while getting Ethan Shamus back, we lost Colin Burlison to injury early in the 1st quarter. Hopefully nothing serious but please keep him in your prayers. The Eagles fought hard the whole way coming back from an 8pt. deficit with about 3 min. remaining. Down by 3 with 27 sec. to go Mark Gorton stepped up hitting a BIG 3pt. shot to help put the game into overtime….ClutchJ HCA was able to pull out the win in the end.
The Coaches were happy with the effort the guys made & understand the improvements that are needed. Mostly though we were proud the guys gave themselves an OPPORTUNITY…as in life sometimes it works out & other times we learn from it. The Eagles have a day to rest the bodies then get ready to go again Thursday night as Michigan Lutheran comes to town.
- Caleb Grubbs: (2pts, 4rb., 1 asst., 2 stl., 1 blk) First year player this guy is a worker and competitor! Great job Caleb!
- Ethan Shamus: (12rb., 8pt., 4blk) Welcome back Ethan….Looking forward to great things!
- Levi Roman: (15pts., 7rb., 3 asst., 2 stl.)
- Mark Gorton: (7pt., 5 asst.,5 stl.) Check out HCA Home Page…..Good action shotJ
Varsity Game vs. Calvary
What a great night for basketball, but unfortunately our Eagles fell short losing to Calvary of Fruitport 29-49 on Friday, December 7. This game was a tale of two halfs…..Your Eagles came out with a TREMENDOUS first half leading 24-16 at the half! Then the 2nd half hit & unfortunately we were not able to get much going. As we told the guys we should focus on that first half, as that is a glimpse of WHAT WE CAN BE! The team fell to 2-1 for the season & look for a quick rebound Tuesday night, Dec. 11th at Battle Creek Academy!
Many thanks to the Gorton’s for opening up their cabin for the team to enjoy some pizza together!
- Hayden VanRavensway: (4pts & 10 Rb)
- Colin Burlison: (8pts, 3 stl, 2 rb, 3 Asst.)
MS Boys Basketball “A” Team Wins!
The MS Boys Basketball “A” Team won against Battle Creek Academy 39-22 on Tuesday, December 4th. Key top scoring players were Layton Dennis with 15 points and Jacob Wessing with 8 points.
Alliance League Awards
Colton Strahan received All-Conference Honorable Mention in Soccer for the 2018-2019 school year. In 2018-2019 Girls Volleyball, Kaylee McBain was awarded 1st Team All-Conference and Payton Luke was awarded 2nd Team All-Conference. Congratulations to each of you for a job well done!