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Comets Explode in Third Quarter in Win over Grandville

Grand Ledge used a 22-9 third quarter run to erase a six point halftime deficit en route to a 62-49 victory over Grandville in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball battle on December 4 at GLHS. After giving up 5 first half 3’s and being down 27-21 at halftime the Comets turned up the defensive pressure […]

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Balanced Effort Key in Comet Freshman Win

The Grand Ledge girls’ freshmen basketball team improved their record to 2-1 with a 30-25 win over Grandville Tuesday night.  All eight freshmen who played in the game made it into the scoring column.  The Comets were led by Megan Koren and Hannah Franco followed by Megan Irish, Kaela Sluss, Taylor Kehren, Baylee Smith, Laura […]

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Comet JV win 2nd Straight

In the second game of a Comet girls’ basketball triple-header Tuesday night the JV Girls won their second game of the year with an impressive performance over Grandville 43-37. The girls played a bigger and stronger Grandville Team.  At halftime the girls raced out to a to a 28-17 lead.  In the second half Grandville […]

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Freshman Girls’ Basketball Bounces Back to beat Howell

The Grand Ledge Freshmen girls’ basketball team bounced back from their loss on Tuesday by dominating a taller Howell team by the score of 45-22.  The Comets were led in scoring by Hannah Franco with help from Delaney Brickley, Taylor Kehren, Megan Koren, Kaela Sluss, Laura De la Garza and Berni Garibay. “The team did […]

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JV Comets roll past Highlanders for First Win

The Grand Ledge JV Girls’ Basketball Team won their first game of the year against Howell Friday night in convincing fashion, knocking off the Highlanders 43-21 at home. The girls got off to a quick 10-3 first quarter lead and pushed the advantage to 23-11 at the half.  “It was a great defensive effort all […]

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Grand Ledge Impressive in Victory over Howell

The Lady Comet Varsity Girls’ Basketball team notched their first win of the season, rolling past Howell 69-36 in their home opener November 30th at GLHS. Sophomore Cori Crocker led the attack with 16 points and 11 board while Junior Lindsey Orwat was solid with five assists and 11 points. Junior Hannah Orwat finished with […]

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Comet Freshman drop opener at Portland

The Comet girls’ freshman basketball team lost Tuesday night in their season opener on the road against a tough Portland team 40-24. Laura De la Garza, Hannah Franco, Megan Irish and Kaela Sluss all scored for the Comets.  The team hit three times from 3-point land but only managed 3 for 17 at the free […]

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Comet JV Girls’ Basketball loses at Portland

The Grand Ledge JV girls’ basketball team traveled over to Portland for their first game of the year on Tuesday, November 27. The Lady Comets started off well holding an 8-6 lead after the first quarter.  Lauren Grost was called for two quick fouls in the first half, which hampered the girls offense.  Katie Simon […]

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Comet Girls’ Basketball Opens Season with Road Loss

Grand Ledge traveled to Portland High School on Tuesday, November 27 to open the 2012-13 girls’ basketball season and the Comets came up on the short end of a 56-48 score in a non-league contest. Junior Lindsay Orwat led all scorers in the game with 27 points while sophomore Cori Crocker added 10 points. Grand […]

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Senior Connor Thompson Awarded NSCAA HS Senior Excellence Award

After struggling through an injury-plagued senior season, Connor Thompson emerged as a star player during the district tournament.  He scored a hat-trick in the most thrilling game of the season as the Comets defeated Forest Hills Central in overtime of the district quarterfinals. Connor’s senior year started brightly as he registered four goals in the […]

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