Posted on 05 December 2013.
Todd, Hughes and White are named Cedar Springs Athletic Boosters Student Athletes of the Month for November
Senior Brittany Todd was named the November 2013 Student Athlete of the Month for Volleyball. Brittany is a four year varsity player and middle hitter for the Red Hawks. Brittany is a 3 sport athlete also participating in Basketball and Softball at CSHS, and was named All Conference honorable mention for Softball in 2013. Brittany has earned 10 varsity letters thus far in her high school career. Brittany excels in the classroom with a 3.6 GPA and has been on the honor roll every trimester in high school. She is a member of Red Hawk kids club, ALC and has volunteered many hours with Hawks hoops and in youth camps.
Coach Mike Lozier says; “Brittany has been a tremendous athlete for the varsity volleyball program since I arrived last year. When I first started I asked her to take on a new position that she had never played before and without hesitation she agreed. This year yet again I have asked her to change positions and she did without question. She is a lead by example player, and the type of competitor that you know no matter what she is giving 100%. It has been really fun to watch her grow as a player, and I know with her personality and drive she will see great success in the future, both on and off the court. I can say without hesitation that Brittany has been one of my favorite players to coach. She shows up and works hard each and every day, and a respect.
Senior Alex Hughes was named the November 2013 Student Athlete of the month for Tennis. Alex just completed his first varsity season playing Tennis for the Red hawks. Besides sports Alex is actively involved in Advanced Drama, Newspaper, and Advanced TV Pro and, he also has many different roles in the student body. Alex also is a public address announcer for Red Hawk sporting events. Alex has a 3.6 GPA, and is on the honor roll every trimester. He also volunteers at Gods Kitchen.
Coach Unsworth states; “This was his first year on the team and he played Two Doubles. I am nominating him because he had tremendous team spirit and was ALWAYS encouraging the other players and complimenting them. He was this way with our opponents as well! Other coaches often came to me to compliment him on his sportsmanship. He was the most positive person on the team.”
Alex is the son of Sue and Mark Hughes.
Junior Conner White has been named the November 2013 Student Athlete of the Month for Golf. Conner has just finished a very successful season she averaged 47.5 for 9, 96.5 for 18. She shot an 88 at Regional (6th overall) and finished 12th place at State. At the state finals Conner played in spite of being sick with tonsillitis. She has received recognition as all conference honorable mention and being named OK Bronze All Conference in 2013. Conner also plays soccer, and volunteers her time in coaching AYSO this past summer. Conner has a 3.3 GPA.
Coach London say that, “Conner does not hit the ball long, but she is very accurate with her short game. She has the knack to shake off a bad shot and focus on the next one.”
Conner is the daughter of Tammy and Tom White.
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Posted on 07 November 2013.
Link, Sargent and Kolasa are named Cedar Springs Athletic Boosters Student Athletes of the Month for October
Senior Cam Link was named the October 2013 Student Athlete of the Month for Football. Cam is a 2 year varsity player for the Red Hawks playing running back and defensive back. Cam is having a great senior season for the leading the team in rushing with 412 yards on 51 carries including 6 touchdowns. Cam has a 2.5 GPA, and he is involved Red Hawks Kids club.
Cam’s favorite class is Hitler Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. When asked what he likes about football Cam states that he loves that his team is so passionate and committed to playing together and improving with every game.
Cam is the son of Tami and Mike Link.
Senior Brianna Kolasa was named the October 2013 Student Athlete of the month for the Equestrian Team. Brianna is passionate about horses, so much that she says “Horses are my Life”. Brianna spends time volunteering at the Hidden Horse Haven and her favorite class is the Dave Ramsey class. She also commented that a couple things she loved about her Equestrian Team experience this year was that the team was so diverse in trying new events. Brianna excels in the classrom with a 3.55 GPA.
Coach Emily Ream says that,” Bri has a wonderful work ethic, and she is always willing to try new events and step up to fill spots where she is needed. She always has a smile on her face and is quick with and uplifting and encouraging word. She may not have known many of the other members of the team when she started, but definitely made a point to make friends and support her fellow teammates at every turn. She has been a great role model to our younger riders. WE are very blessed to have Brianna on our team and will miss her as she graduates.”
Brianna is the daughter of LeeAnn and Todd Kolasa.
Junior Austin Sargent has been named the October 2013 Student Athlete of the Month for Boys Cross Country. Austin is a leader for the team this season, and is having an excellent season currently ranked as the #1 runner in the state of Michigan for Division 2. Austin also excels in the classroom with a 3.53 GPA.
Austin has blossomed into one of the elite runners in the area and many good things are ahead for him. Austin participates in Red Hawks kids club and enjoys his conditioning and weight training class the most so far this year. Austin loves how the Cross Country Team works together to push each other to get better every day!
Coach Craig Potter says, “Austin is a very hard worker with great leadership skills for the underclassmen on the team.”
Austin is the son of Misti and Shane Sargent.
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Posted on 12 April 2012.
Community Night is a place to try out something new and meet the people who live, work and play in our community. Post photo by J. Reed.
April 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could go to ONE spot and shop for a place to get your hair done, check out a church you’ve been thinking about attending, buy some jewelry, win a door prize, find a new insurance agent, check out educational opportunities, meet others in the community and more? You can! Just come to the 26th annual Cedar Springs Community Night, on Thursday, April 19, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Cedar Springs High School. Admission is free.
The event, put on annually by the Community Action Network, has become a tradition for many businesses, organizations, churches, and school groups to show the community what they have to offer. And each year, hundreds of visitors visit the 120 booths set up throughout the school.
Cedar Springs Athletic Boosters will have food available at a concession stand for purchase, and they will be offering hot dogs, pizza, popcorn and beverages. (There will be no free supper this year to keep costs down.)
If you are a business or part of an organization that would like to get a booth, please call 696-7320.
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