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Softball splits with FH Northern

The good news:  The Lady Mustangs continue to have the ability to score runs. The bad news:  Sometimes, it’s just not enough. The Lady Mustangs split a double header with FHN this past weekend.  They dropped the first game 14-5 and then came back in game 2 with an exciting 16-15 finish. Grand Rapids Forest

Strong Field at Mustang Invitational

Outside of the state finals to be held in Jenison the first weekend of June, the NorthPointe Christian Invitational featured one of the strongest Division 4 fields of the 2012 season. The currently #1 ranked team from Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart finished in second place to last years State Champion NorthPointe Christian

Mustangs win big vs. Grand River Prep

They were hearty souls that came out to support their teams for Saturday’s match vs. Grand River Prep which was played in dry but very chilly conditions at Mustang Field.  Northpointe Christian’s ladies came in riding a two match win streak and looked to keep it running by building on a good run of form. 

Young Guns Come Through in Double Header

In a non-conference double-header, NorthPointe’s head coach, Rob Goebel decided to give his two freshmen their starting pitching debuts.  Both freshmen pitchers got their first wins, each pitching 1-hitters. In game 1, Beau Redfield pitched 3 1/3 innings racking up 7 Ks and giving up only one hit in his first varsity start for the

Double dual. Double Whammy for NPC Tennis

NorthPointe Christian and Forest Hills Northern host a double dual event every Fall and Spring that includes Spring Lake and Grand Rapids Christian. NPC hosted the team from Spring Lake first, with their only win coming at first singles.  In the second match of the day, NPC was down to Grand Rapids Christian 6-0 before

Baseball wins big at Freedom Christian

The Mustangs only scored in two innings but in those two innings they scored big. NPC scored 8 runs in the first and 13 in the 6th pounding 16 hits in the process.  Nine Mustang batters had hits in the game. Spence Goebel, Beau Redfield and Nate Silvey having three hits each and Ben Hill,

Baseball, Breakfast and the Homeless

By Coach Phil Niekerk Seven a.m. is a tough time for most high school students to be anywhere on a Saturday morning. But one by one, fourteen varsity baseball players I coach at NorthPointe Christian High School wandered into a downtown church at this early hour. They came to serve at a community breakfast for

Tennis wins big vs. Coopersville

The rain stayed away just long enough for all eight matches of today’s contest between NorthPointe Christian and Coopersville to be completed.  The match had been delayed by rain last week, so both teams were anxious to get it completed and agreed to an earlier start time to beat the rain.  NPC’s 2nd doubles team

Soccer wins again in River Valley vs. MCC

Northpointe Christian girls varsity soccer traveled to Muskegon for a conference match against MCC, and when the final whistle blew it was Northpointe bringing home a hard-fought win with a score line of 2-1. After a slow start, the ladies quickly found their form.  Strong pressure resulted in a corner kick which was well served

Baseball rolls to 4-0 in River Valley play with win vs. Tri-unity

NorthPointe Christian scored two unearned runs in the 1st and survived to get their 5th straight win beating Tri-Unity 2-1.  Spence Goebel earned his 5th win of the season, out dualing Tri-Unity’s Eric Zudweg.   Goebel fanned 13 batters while only giving up 2 hits and 4 walks.   Zudweg pitched a complete game for Tri-Unity, striking