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Third Time’s a Charm – Lowell redirects outcome in district soccer semifinal win over Northview

The song goes “two out of three ain’t bad.” Following its 2-1 double-overtime district semifinal win over Northview Wednesday night at Forest Hills Northern High School,  however, Lowell learned that the one can be pretty darn good. Lowell and Northview have played three times this year. In their first meeting the two clubs battled through […]

Lowell spikers’ upset effort falls short in fifth set against East Grand Rapids

The Lowell volleyball team stood up Thursday night, and in doing so, stood out in a five-set defeat to the number one ranked Class B volleyball team in the state. “We did everything we could have except win,” said Lowell volleyball coach Gigi Peal. “I am so proud of our play and what the girls […]

Lowell 35, Greenville 7 – Touchdown pass before half rallies Red Arrows past Yellow Jackets

It appeared as though an emotionally charged Greenville football team, playing a varsity football game for the final time at Black Field, would do what no other football team has done this year…. hold the Red Arrows scoreless in the first half. Lowell, trying to avoid wearing a Black Field goose egg into the locker […]

Lowell’s volleyball approach lands Red Arrows in different place; Lowell outlasts GR Christian in five sets

The volleyball team that wins set one usually wins a five-set match. Lowell volleyball coach Gigi Peal adds her own take. “I also think the team that wins set four also wins the match,” she explains. So when Lowell lost sets one and four and still  won its match against Grand Rapids Christian, 23-25, 25-22, […]

Lowell 45, Northview 15 – O-line drives Lowell to O-K White win over Northview

Momentum doesn’t carry over from week to week, but good offensive line play can. That was the case Friday night as Lowell rolled to a 45-15 O-K White Conference win over Northview. “Our offensive line came together last week in the second half against East Grand Rapids,” said Lowell football coach Noel Dean. “It had […]

Northview outlasts Lowell, 2-1

Game two was much like the first. Who you kidding? That’s like saying losing a series to the Yankees in October is the same as losing one in May. The second match-up ended, like the first, at 1-1 in regulation. It was also 1-1 after one overtime, but this second overtime forged a victor. Lowell […]

Lowell win sets up league showdown with Northview

This time of year, positioning has much to do with how conference championships  play out. Lowell boys’ soccer team snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 3-0 shutout  over East Grand Rapids. The win, in combination with Northview’s 6-3 loss to Grand Rapids Christian (4-2-1), positions the Red Arrows with an opportunity to […]

Lowell 23, EGR 14 – Lowell breaks through in second half to end drought

Lowell had not won at East Grand Rapids since its 19-7 win in 2000. The Red Arrows had not lost two games in a row since 1999 when it fell to East Grand Rapids 28-27 and then lost the following week to Zeeland (now Zeeland East) 27-14. “Something had to give. We haven’t won here […]

Soccer team’s great start gives birth to rising expectation

The challenge of mid-season success beyond one’s anticipation is the void of accomplishment. That’s where the Lowell boys soccer team finds itself. Yes, the Lowell boys’ soccer team is 11-0-1, atop the O-K White, and ranked second in the state in Division 2, but what does that get it? Absolutely nothing. No conference championship, no […]

Grand Rapids Christian’s big plays and physical play beats down Lowell

The win was described as a program changer. It’s D-1 scholarship rich defensive line was a game changer. Grand Rapids Christian’s 45-21 win over Lowell Friday night at Red Arrow Stadium very well could also signal a realignment of power in the the O-K White. “The last couple of years I thought we were as […]