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Thanks for a GREAT Season EK Basketball

It’s taken us a few days to get to writing this article, as the season ended a bit too abruptly for our taste, and certainly too soon, and maybe the game played the other night was on the wrong night—like it should have been the Friday game. It been a GREAT EK  basketball season for […]

EK Boys Varsity Basketball Season Comes to a Bittersweet End as EK Falls to GR Christian in Round 2 of Districts

Drake Harris takes over, leads Grand Rapids Christian to 72-63 win over East Kentwood Dean Holzwarth | grsports@mlive.com, March 06, 2013 10:24 p.m. View full size DeLeon Brown, of Grand Rapids Christian, puts up a shot but was called for a foul against Ben Hester, of East Kentwood, during the Class A District playoff game at […]

EK WINS Round 1 of Districts tonight Defeating Ottawa Hills Bengals!! GO EK!

East Kentwood’s defense forces crucial turnovers in district quarterfinal win against Ottawa Hills Steve Kaminski | skaminsk@mlive.com, March 04, 2013 9:35 p.m. View full size East Kentwood’s Anthony Boone  (correction by EKHS — this is Jaylen Carter) soars to the basket past Miles Miller, of Ottawa Hills, during the Class A District quarterfinal. East Kentwood won […]

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East Kentwood beats Hudsonville in overtime thriller, 67-64, to capture THIRD Consecutive OK Red Conference Championship

Steve Kaminski | skaminsk@mlive.com, February 28, 2013 10:46 p.m. View full size East Kentwood’s head coach Jeff Anama hugs top scorer Arthur Pearson and tells him he loves him as they celebrate their overtime win against Hudsonville with Sherard Horne, left, Michael Spicer, Brent Kimbrel, and Anthony Boone. -(Rex Larsen | MLive.com) KENTWOOD – East Kentwood’s 67-64 […]

East Kentwood boys basketball team tops Grand Rapids South Christian 65-58 on Tuesday

Brandon Folsom | bfolsom@mlive.com, February 26, 2013 11:49 p.m. East Kentwood made its free throws and a key layup in the final minutes to top Grand Rapids South Christian. “We got off to a really good start,” East Kentwood coach Jeff Anama said. “We played with a good pace to get them on their heels.” East […]

Balanced scoring leads East Kentwood Boys Basketball Team to 55-32 Win over Grandville on Friday

Patrick Nothaft | pnothaft@mlive.com, February 22, 2013 11:48 p.m.   Nine East Kentwood players scored, led by Kaelin McKenzie and Jeff Drake-Todd, who each finished with nine points. Drake-Todd also added five rebounds, four steals and three assists. The Falcons’ bench contributed 27 points, while Grandville’s scored five. Grandville’s Collin Telman and Christian Harvey led the […]

EK Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Featured on ESPN Radio Saturday, 2/9!

Way to go EK.  We are very proud of you.  FIRST CLASS ALL THE WAY! To get to the EK portion of the interview, forward to 24:30.  Enjoy your EK Team! Featuring Seniors: Michael Spicer, Jaylen Carter, Arthur Pearson EK Boys Varsity Basketball Interview on ESPN Radio: http://www.espn961.com/cc-common/podcast/single_page.html?podcast=HighSchoolBasketballBlitz&selected_podcast=%282013%29_2-9_Meijer_BB_Blitz_1360422709_2758.mp3  

East Kentwood boys Rally to Beat Holland West Ottawa 48-46 to Remain ATOP OK Red

Steve Vedder | svedder@mlive.com, February 08, 2013 11:44 p.m.   East Kentwood got two clutch baskets in the last minute to avert a loss which would have dropped the Falcons into a tie for first place in the OK Red. Down 46-44 with a minute left, the Falcons’ Jeff Drake-Todd made a steal that led to […]

East Kentwood boys basketball team moves to 14-1 with 57-41 win over Grand Haven on Tuesday

Matt Gajtka | mgajtka@mlive.com, February 05, 2013 10:49 p.m.   Ben Hester scored 16 points and Arthur Pearson netted 10, as state-ranked East Kentwood won every quarter on its way to a 5-1 record in the OK Red Conference. East Kentwood, No. 7 in Class A according to this week’s Associated Press poll, gradually pulled away […]

Sherard Horne — Named BK Athlete of the Week!

Congratulations Sherard on being named School Athlete of the Week last week by Burger King!  EK is very very proud of you, not only for your accomplishments, but for what a great person you are!  GO Sherard!!!!  GO EK!   Voice audio of the commercial article:  BK Ath. of the Week – Sherard Horne – […]

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