MVP – Matt Shultz & Sean Schmeiser
Points Leader – Brandon Rozema
Defensive Players – Ryan Fischer & Isaac Lippert
Most Improved – Riley Conley & Alex Kellogg
Coaches Award – Michael Breazeale
Rookies of Year – Mitchell Parsons, Noah Weigle, Brandon Rozema, Evan Sitar, Corbin Emery, Thomas Breazeale
Congratulations Boys! GO BULLDOGS!!!!!!!!!!
The Grandville Bulldogs are happy to announce our recipients of ALL-CONFERENCE & ALL-STATE AWARDS.
ALL CONFERENCE: 1st Team – Matt Shultz, Isaac Lippert, Ryan Fischer, Sean Schmeiser
ALL CONFERENCE: Honorable Mention – Brandon Rozema, Mitchell Parsons
ALL STATE: Honorable Mention – Sean Schmeiser
Congratulations Boys! GO DAWGS!!!!!!!
Any returning varsity hockey player or individual intending on trying out for Varsity team next fall is eligible to play in Spring League. Games start on April 13th and are played on Tuesday & Thursday (7pm) and Saturdays 8:15 – 12:15pm start times. Cost will be $120.00 per player. Please contact Mike Conley via phone or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to play.
Bulldogs move on to Regional Championship game after beating Jenison in double OT 2-1. Jenison had scored @ end of Pd. 2 to take a 1-0 lead going into 3rd Pd. But Bulldogs Max Houtman scores 9 seconds into 3rd Pd. to tie game @ 1-1. Game would stay tied through first OT 1-1. But with 1:10 left in 2nd OT it would be Mitchell Parsons from Noah Weigle to light the lamp and send the Bulldog faithful into a frenzy with the victory. Sean Schmeiser shut the door on numerous Jenison scoring opportunities for the huge victory. Sean stopped 30 of 31 shots in the win. Stay focused boys, need to win tight games like this! GO DAWGS!!!!
Regional Championship Game is Saturday (3/2) 6:30pm @ Georgetown Ice. Let’s have the Bulldog Nation show up in force!
Grandville beats W. Ottawa in first round of Pre-Regional 10-0. Scoring for the Bulldogs was Matt Shultz with 4 goals. Brandon Rozema had 2 goals & 2 assists for 4 points. Ryan Fischer had 1 goal & 4 assists for 5 points. Max Houtman had 1 goal & 4 assists for 5 points. Mitchell Parsons 1 goal and Noah Weigle 1 goal.Great game for all Bulldogs as they swarmed the W.Ottawa goaltender with 29 shots in 2 periods. Sean Schmeiser was perfect in stopping all 12 Panther shots.
Next Game vs Jenison – Wednesday (2/27) 6pm @ Geoergetown. We need to get all students out to game as Jenison will bring a large student section. Talk to your friends & lets get Bulldog Nation out in force!
Bulldogs face gritty Portage Northern team on Senior Day. Grandville lights the lamp first with a goal by Isaac Lippert (T. Breazeale, Rozema) PP. But Portage Northern would tie game with 3 minutes left in 1st period 1-1. Huskies would stay around & kill off Grandville powerplays in 2nd period and also take a 2-1 lead to end Pd. 2. DAWGS would score two powerplay goals in 3rd period by Evan Sitar (Lippert, Schmeiser) & Ryan Fischer (Sitar, Cassell) to take a 3-2 lead. But with 2:17 left in game Grandville would take a penalty and the Huskies would swarm the Grandville net trying for the tying goal. With 35 seconds left in game Portage Northern would score on the powerplay to notch game at 3-3 and take the game to OT. From the drop of the puck in OT the Bulldogs swarmed the Portage Northern zone and at 2:46 of OT, Isaac Lippert would blast a shot from the point which would be tipped in for the game winner by Brandon Rozema. DAWGS WIN 4-3! Sean Schmeiser would stop 24 of 27 shots and the DAWGS would throw 35 shots at Portage Northern. Great effort by all and especially great senior leadership from Efe Furkan Atli, Michael Breazeale, Brendan Cassell, Riley Conley, Lincoln Kadzban, Alex Kellogg, Sean Schmeiser & Matt Shultz (see pic below). Great game to take DAWGS record to 16-7-2.
Come out and and support our 2012/2013 Bulldog Varsity Hockey “Senior Class” this Saturday (2/23) vs Portage Northern. The boys will be sporting a 15-7-2 record going into their last home game and season finale. The festivities will start at 3pm prior to game.
These 8 seniors – Efe Furkan Atli, Michael Breazeale, Brendan Cassell, Riley Conley, Lincoln Kadzban, Alex Kellogg, Sean Schmeiser & Matt Shultz have worn the Grandville maroon with pride. They have each left an important imprint on their legacy within the Grandville Varsity Hockey Family. “THANK YOU BOYS” for all the time, sweat, effort, and smiles you have devoted during your careers for the DAWGS! BlESS YOU BOYS on the upcoming adventures you will encounter in your life travels. Always remember that you are a Bulldog forever and will be welcomed home always! GO DAWGS!!!!!!!!
Grandville traveled up 131 to Big Rapids to take on the Cardinals Wednesday night. The DAWGS would score first on a goal by Matt Shultz unassisted @ 16:18, but one minute later Big Rapids would tie the score 1-1. A minute and a half later it would be the Cardinals taking the lead 2-1. Both teams would then trade rushes until the 5:14 mark of game when Evan Sitar (Lippert, Shultz) would tie the game at 2-2 and then head into the lockeroom. 2nd Period would see both team languish in each others offensive zone and then head to lockers still nothed at 2 goals apiece. The 3rd Period would see the whole Bulldog squad come out with more fire than they had showed in the first two periods. With the extra intensity, you would see the DAWGS light the lamp for three goals by Brandon Rozema (Lippert, T. Breazeale), Noah Weigle (Sitar) & Ryan Fischer (Cassell, T. Breazeale). The extra fire in the bellies of the Bulldogs would propel them to a solid 3rd Period victory of 5-3.
Grandville defeats Davison 3-1 in first game of Showcase in Chelsea Michigan. Davison would get on the board first at the close of Pd. 1 with 1:37 remaining to go into intermission with a 1-0 lead. Second Period would see both teams trade rushes until with 41 seconds remaining in Period the DAWGS would light the lamp as Brandon Rozema (Weigle, Parsons) would knot up game at 1- 1 . Third Period would be all Bulldogs as Grandville would put up 2 powerplay goals by Zak Segard (Fischer) & Mitchell Parsons (Weigle) to defeat Davison 3-1.
Ann Arbor Pioneer defeats Bulldogs 4-3 in second game of Michigan Public Schools Hockey Showcase. Your Bulldogs got off to a fast start with two goals in first period by Mitchell Parsons (Rozema, Lippert) and Ryan Fischer (Houtman, Shultz) to end first period up 2-0. But 2nd Period would see Pioneer score a couple goals and your Bulldogs light the lamp on a Powerplay by Matt Shultz (Lippert, Segard) to end second period 3-2. But two powerplay goals by Ann Arbor Pioneer in third Period would seal the hard fought game as Ann Arbor would defeat the Bulldogs 4-3.
Great weekend of hockey! Next game Feb. 16 (Saturday) vs W. Ottawa, Noon start time @ Lakeshore Ice Arena Muskegon.
2013 – ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM
Carson Eby – Bay City Central
Matthew Hayward – Bay City Central
Max Houtman – Grandville
Tommy Rietema – GR Christian
Sean Schmeiser – Grandville
Matt Shultz – Grandville
Congratulations to the 2013 Bulldog Classic ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM!!!!!!!!!!!