Week 4 of the high school football season is here and this is a big night in the White Lake area.
The “Battle for the Bell” is here!
Whitehall hosts neighbor Montague in their long-standing rivalry, marked tonight by the 116th meeting. It’s the North Grove Brewers West Michigan Conference Game of the Week, meaning CatchMark SportsNet will provide a free livestream of the contest as part of our comprehensive coverage.
The livestream is embedded here:
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. with the pregame show at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss our halftime interview with Stephanie Ware, who works in marketing and communications for the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the “Battle for the Bell.”
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Montague (2-1, 1-0 WMC Lakes Division) leads the all-time series with Whitehall (3-0, 0-0 WMC Lakes) by a count of 64-49-2. Whitehall wrestled the bell back from Montague last season with a 34-14 home victory.
Whitehall is ranked No. 2 in The Associated Press’ Division 4 poll.
Here are the WMC Football Profiles for Montague and Whitehall:
In addition to the livestream of the big game, make sure you’re following CatchMark SportsNet on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok for updates and content before, during and after the games. In another big game, Oakridge hosts Ludington as both teams carry unbeaten records into the contest.
Below, see links to related content we’ve published throughout the week.
Here’s the complete schedule of games tonight (Sept. 16, 2022) involving West Michigan Conference football teams. All games kick off at 7 p.m.:
WMC Lakes Division
Montague at Whitehall
Ludington at Oakridge
Orchard View at Manistee
WMC Rivers Division
North Muskegon at Hesperia
Shelby at Ravenna
Mason County Central at Holton
Fremont at Grant
Hart at Muskegon Heights Academy
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Nick Thaler picks up victory in first game as Montague's boys basketball coach.
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David Shillinger pours in 40 points as Ludington rallies past Grant and pulls away.