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Hrusovsky, Watson, Kyllonen and Coffey all-conference; Lowell 4th in league meet

Lowell boys track team’s performance at the conference meet didn’t bring a conference championship, but for a struggling program it did offer some hope for what the future may hold. The Red Arrows placed fourth with 79 points behind East Grand Rapids, 95; Greenville, 130; and O-K White champion Grand Rapids Christian 213.5. “The boys […]

Lowell girls 4th in conference meet

Track’s regular season in the O-K White came to a close in Greenville as East Grand Rapids’ girls scored a conference championship. The Pioneers finished with 187.50 points, distancing themselves from the field. Greenville was second with 157 followed by Grand Rapids Christian, 154; Lowell, 61; Northview, 50.5; and Creston, 41. Red Arrow freshman Rachel […]

Greenville too strong for Lowell boys

Losing 99-38 is never easy and made more difficult when it’s to a conference rival just 23 miles to one’s north. However, Lowell boys track team’s loss to Greenville was tempered as the Red Arrows notched a handful of personal best performances. Sophomore, Bryce Hrusovsky continued his rise to prominence in the hurdles as he […]

Red Arrow girls best Wildcats

Lowell improved its O-K White conference girls track record to 2-1 with a 78-49 win over Northview. The Red Arrows won 11 of the 16 events, but led by only four (45-41) after 11 events. “This was the worst weather of the year. We canceled pole vault because it wasn’t safe to jump,” said Lowell […]

Lowell boys fall short at Northview

Despite a splendid performance from Matt Kyllonen, Lowell boys track team fell short in its meet against Northview, losing 74-54. “We had a number of small victories and on paper I felt we should have won the meet,” said Lowell boys track coach Sarah Ellis. Kyllonen had a grand day as he claimed firsts in […]

G.R Christian sprints past Lowell

  Grand Rapids Christian swept four events en route to a 90-47 girls track team win over Lowell. The Eagles were dominant in the long jump, high jump, 100 hurdles and the 100 dash. The Red Arrows recorded four firsts in the 200 and 400 runs, the 1600-meter relay and in the shot put. Kendall […]

Depth distances Eagles from Arrows

The long and short of it is Grand Rapids Christian boys track team had too much depth in the sprints and distance events for a building Lowell club. “Grand Rapids Christian is a very strong team. It’s going to take a few years to beat a team like the Eagles. With hard work a little […]

Creston edges Lowell

One meet does not make a season, but Lowell boys track team’s 70-67 loss to Creston may have measured the club’s competitiveness going forward. “I’m still kicking myself over the results of the Creston meet. It is so hard to lose such a close meet, three points! But over all I was so pleased with […]

Lowell girls win opener against Creston

Not only was it a good start to the season, but a great start to the conference. Lowell girls’ track team  dominated Creston in a season-opening 91-15 win over the Polar Bears. “The girls started out the season very well,” said Lowell track coach Robin Briggs. “We defiantly found some areas to work on, but […]

Lowell girls aim to build on last year’s finish

If it’s all about the journey, the Red Arrow girls track program’s annual hunt for an O-K White title has logged it many miles of satisfaction and enjoyment. Lowell finished in the middle of the pack a year ago and hopes its finish is at least that good in 2011. To that end, seniors Kali […]