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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

Squires down NPC 7-1 in Girls Tennis

With all of Calvin Christian’s players returning from last season’s squad, NPC knew they would be a strong team for Tuesday’s match at home.  Calvin is likely a favorite to qualify for the state finals from our division’s regional next month. NPC’s only win came at first singles, as freshman Samantha Stephens improved her record

Middle School Tennis wins a close one with South Christian

What a beautiful day the Lord gave us to play tennis today on Tuesday! The match started out with prayer by Christopher Murphy.  What a splendid job he did! (“Thank You,”  Christopher!) What a nail bitter this match was…After the first 3 matches done, NPC found themselves down 0-3.  We played well on those courts, but

Baseball wins at “home” on the road vs Covenant

NorthPointe Christian got their third conference win on Friday knocking off rival Covenant Christian, 3-0.  The game was moved to Covenant because of poor field conditions due to the rain. Sophomore Nate Silvey took a no-hitter into the 7th inning but was broken up by sharp single by CC lead-off hitter Rau.  Nate got the complete