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Zeeland West earns second straight regional title with 30-27 win over Lowell

In the traditional style I formation or wishbone offenses, three yards usually resulted in a cloud of dust. In Zeeland, John Shillito’s wing-T, three yards oftentimes results in two points. The Dux converted on three of four two-point conversions in their Division 3 regional final against Lowell and that proved to be the difference in […]

Lowell rolls GR Christian 49-31 in district championship; next up undefeated Zeeland West

A second inauspicious start in as many weeks concluded with another happy ending Friday night at Lowell as the Red Arrows earned a Division 3 District Championship with a 49-31 win over Grand Rapids Christian. Lowell football coach Noel Dean described the 2014 post season opponents as a gauntlet of championship programs. “Last week it […]

Steed’s dramatic winning touchdown reception lifts Lowell to 28-27 pre-district win over East Grand Rapids

Lowell’s last pass completion of its pre district game against East Grand Rapids was also its first of the night to junior Gabe Steed. The Red Arrows’ leading receiver entered the game averaging 23.6 yards per catch. Steed did all of that and much more on a game-winning 73-yard pass- and-catch from Ryan Stevens with […]

Lowell rebounds from loss with 41-21 win over FH Central

  After being uncharacteristically swallowed up at Caledonia a week ago, Lowell was charged with refocusing for nearby OK White rival Forest Hills Central. A Ranger football team which defeated Caledonia 31-19 in week three. “I was a little concerned with what the mind set of our young football team would be after that loss […]

Lowell secures playoff berth with 20-12 win over GR Christian

Qualifying for the MHSAA football playoffs doesn’t get old. Lowell, with its 20-12 win over Division 3 power and OK White Conference foe Grand Rapids Christian, secured its spot in the post season for a 16th straight season. “Some schools may take it for granted, but making the playoffs is  still special,” said Lowell football […]

Lowell ‘nicks’ GR Christian in double overtime thriller, 35-34

Red Arrow senior wideout Benjamin Bigham caught eight passes (132 yards) and scored a touchdown in Lowell’s electrifying 35-34 double overtime win against Grand Rapids Christian Friday night at Lowell Memorial Field on Bob Perry Field. And yet, around Saturday morning’s coffee table his name is being remembered for his tipped pass (not any catch) […]

Lowell charges past FHC 48-7

Not sure of his club’s physche following a big win over Muskegon the previous week, Lowell football coach Noel Dean tested it early Friday night at Forest Hills Central. He liked the response. Lowell, in its first possession of the game was at risk of going three plays and a punt, instead Dean chose to […]

Determined offensive play, defensive swagger pace Lowell to win over No.1 Muskegon, 31-20

Dylan Brower brought the swagger and Lowell, ranked third,  was as good as it was determined in posting an impressive 31-20 win over Muskegon, the number one ranked football team in Division 2. “Muskegon is one of the biggest games on our schedule. They are a  really good football team . This one meant a […]

Late field goal advances Muskegon past Lowell in district final, 15-13

A mention of Muskegon football conjures of thoughts of athleticism, speed and physical toughness. In Friday night’s Division 2 district final 15-13 win over Lowell, the Big Reds added mental toughness. After missing an extra point and having a second one blocked, Adrian Briseno tried with all of his might to wipe away those memories […]

Lansing Everett remains undefeated with 54-7 blowout over Quakers

Having put in the time and work, Lansing Everett’s football battle tested football team will enter week six undefeated as it travels to East Lansing for a huge Capital Area Activities Conference Blue Division test. The Vikings easily subdued city rival Lansing Eastern Friday night 54-7. “The boys are now ready to perform when called […]