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ESR for 10/27

Did You Know? We are trying to build the history of the Eagle Award – the top athletic award given to one male and one female each year.  We need information from the years prior to 1999.  If you know of an Eagle Award winner please email the year and the name to, or

Varsity Football District game will be at Hastings

The Grand Rapids Christian Eagles (6-3) will face the Saxons of Hastings (7-2)  at Hastings in the pre-district game for the first round of the MHSAA tournament.  The game will be played Friday, October 29 at 7pm.  Tickets will be $5 and available at the gate, no passes.  The other side of the district pits

Eagle Football in the playoffs with win over Creston 49-14

The varsity football team posted their win over the winless Polar Bears of Creston 49-14 last night at the newly renovated and beautiful Houseman Field.  The contest was never in question and many reserves got an opportunity to play the bulk of the second half. This win gives the Eagles a 6-3 record and earns

Girl’s Swimming- tough loss to West Ottawa

To get better you have to swim against tough competition and Coach Becky Bagnall’s team is definitely lining up against some of the best when you face OK Red member West Ottawa on Tuesday night.  Our Lady Eagles lost 115-68 but turned in several excellent performances.  If you were not aware, our home pool is

Varsity Volleyball goes 3-0 vs. Yellowjackets

In a 3-0 straight-game sweep (25-14, 25-10, 25-14) of the Yellowjackets, the Lady Eagles volleyball team continued to show why they are one of the top teams in the area.  In the friendly confines of the Quest Center we saw 32 assists from Taylor Gates, 16 kills from Katie VanderWeide and 3 aces from Marian

Girls Cross Country earns Conference Title

The GR Christian Eagles Girls Cross Country team captured the OK White 2010 Conference Championship last night at Manhattan Park in EGR.Placing 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 8th the Eagle harriers ran as a team and finished the OK White season unbeaten. The Conference Championship sets the girls up nicely for their trip to Allendale

Boys Cross Country earns Conference Title

Congratulations to the GR Christian Eagles Boys Cross Country team on their 2010 OK White Conference Championship.  Placing 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, nearly a sweep of the top five- the Eagle harriers dominated the field of runners in beautiful conditions at Manhattan Park in EGR. The Eagles will travel to Allendale HS, host

Loss in Double OT to Wyoming Park Boys Soccer

On a cold, windy night at Eagle Stadium, the visiting Vikings of Wyoming Park did the OK Green proud by upsetting the favored Eagles in 1st round District action.  The Eagles needed a late goal in the second half to send the game into overtime and saw numerous opportunities slip just wide or high of

Eagles upset by Vikings in District Soccer action

Our Eagles had a victory taken away at Eagles Stadium yesterday by a tough Wyoming Park Vikings team.  With tremendous action on both sides of the field, the Eagles led, 1-0, then 2-1, but then fell behind 3-2, only to have Pruis tie the game 3-3 with 8 minutes left.  In MHSAA tournament play, OT

ESR for 10/19

Did You Know? December 17th, 2010 is the VanAndel Institute Purple Game fundraiser for cancer research here at the Quest Center.  Your GR Christian Eagles varsity boys and girls basketball teams will play neighborhood rival East GR to raise money and awareness for cancer research.  Contact Jason Heerema, District Director of Athletics at 616-574-5820 for