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Varsity Volleyball falls in tough 5 set match

It was a hard fought match at Black River this evening vs Algoma.
The lady rats have committed to a new starting line up and are still working out the kinks.
With 9 players on the roster we can use the strengths of each player.
The team is looking forward to the solid offense this change will bring.

Match Drawn
Game 1:  12-25
Game 2:  25-17
Game 3:  21-25
Game 4:  25-17
Game 5:  12-15

Highlights for Black River Varsity 2016:

Lilly  Bentley: 2 Kills, 19 Digs
Ana Brickley: 1 Kills, 1 Aces, 11 Digs
Ania Dlugosz: 18 Kills, 2 Aces, 1 Blocks, 18 Digs
Caitlin Hearn: 2 Aces, 1 Blocks, 7 Digs
Sierra Hole: 4 Kills, 2 Aces, 5 Blocks, 6 Digs
Caroline McKnight: 1 Blocks, 4 Digs
Ellie Milanowski: 3 Aces, 10 Digs
Sydra Timmer: 5 Kills, 1 Aces, 11 Digs
Ellarie Zylman: 2 Kills, 1 Aces, 1 Blocks, 3 Digs


Varsity soccer likes to share

The boys varsity soccer team defeated Heritage Christian on Tuesday 8-0.  7 of the 8 goals were assisted on with the 8th goal being a penalty kick.  "It was a great display of team soccer, we were looking for the best available option and that resulted in a lot of goals," head coach Kyle Lawton said following the game.  The win improves Black river to 7-1 in the Alliance League and 7-3 overall.  Tristan Porter lead the scoring attack with 3 goals while Cedric Porter and Cam Wilson had 2 goals each.  JP Fowler contributed a goal and an assist.  Chente Bickel had 3 assists.  Kent Schwartz, Noah Bonello, and Ein Joiner also had assists.  The Rats are in action again on Thursday against Algoma Christian at 5:15


Varsity Volleyball beats Heritage

Black River wins in 3 sets vs Kalamazoo Heritage Christian.
Our serving and passing allowed the offense to do its job.  It is a joy to Dee this team play together and keep the scoring momentum and mentality on the Black River side of the net.

Match Drawn

Game 1:  25-18
Game 2:  25-13
Game 3:  25-15

Highlights for Black River Varsity 2016:

Lilly  Bentley: 13 Digs
Ana Brickley: 2 Kills, 4 Aces, 4 Digs
Ania Dlugosz: 8 Kills, 1 Blocks, 8 Digs
Caitlin Hearn: 2 Kills, 1 Aces, 3 Blocks, 2 Digs
Sierra Hole: 5 Kills, 4 Aces, 4 Blocks, 7 Digs
Caroline McKnight: 1 Kills, 1 Digs
Sydra Timmer: 2 Kills, 3 Aces, 4 Digs
Ellarie Zylman: 4 Kills, 3 Aces, 2 Digs


JV Volleyball beats Heritage 

BR jv won 2-0 over Heritage Christian

Game 1:  25-11
Game 2:  25-21

Highlights for BR jv:

Annika  Barber : 2 Kills, 2 Aces
Ella  Felty : 1 Blocks
Lucy  Groothuis: 1 Kills
Olivia  Kuhn : 1 Aces
Rebecca  Morin : 4 Kills, 2 Aces
Sage  Winia : 4 Kills, 1 Aces
Savannah Zylman : 1 Kills, 3 Aces



Come help us celebrate Black River's 2016 Homecoming and cheer on the Varsity Boys Soccer Team on Friday, September 30th. Tailgating and kid's games will begin at 5:30 PM outside Hope's Van Andel Soccer Stadium. We will be serving grilled hot dogs, chips and drinks until the game starts at 7:00 PM. This event will include performances by members of the High School Band, Choir and Color Guard. It's guaranteed to be a fun night for students of all ages and their families! We hope to see you there!


We are in need of parent volunteers to lend a hand during this event with ticket sales, merchandise sales and clean up. If you are interested in taking a shift, please add your name on Shiftboard. Thank you!