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Binding Ties

The Zeeland West JV Soccer Team has not only found the ties that bind them together as a team, a friend, and a flock of Dux, but they have strung together a few ties on the field as well.  Wednesday the Dux and the Dutch faced off on our home turf.  Zeeland West out played […]

The Dux Sneak By

” … in the jungle, the mighty jungle, the Dux [sneak by] tonight…” The Dux defeated the Hawkeyes  2-0 in a battle through the thick grass on west turf. Both teams fought hard  finishing the first half in a 0-0 tie. Four minutes into the 2nd half Taylor Ellenbaas crossed a ball into Marybeth Owocki who finished the […]

Dux face a Loss vs the Maroons

Friday night in JV soccer the Dux faced the Maroons of Holland Christian on our home turf. Although the Maroons were slowed down a bit from the ten foot grass, they were able to capitalize on the field. The Dux fought hard, but the speed of Holland Christian kept them on top of the game […]

Dux Fall to Holland Christian

Last night a team with pride, dedication and respect took the field to face their opponent.  Despite how hard they tried, never giving up, the outcome was other than what they had hoped for. This team of 17 athletes that played with the heart of the Dux, was our JV soccer team. Congratulations ladies, you […]

The Dux are Cookin’

The JV soccer team was cookin’!  The Dux fired up the grill and came out with a blazing flame scoring 3 goals in the first 14 minutes of the first half.  Five minutes into the half Makayla Byker scored off an assist from Kennedy Suarez.  Two minutes later, Lydia Bouvier played a ball into Taylor Elenbaas […]

The Dux New Groove

The JV Soccer team found their groove on the field last night against Byron Center. One minute and thirty-nine seconds into the game Makayla Byker found the back of the net, putting the Dux ahead 1-0. The intensity rose as the team communicated, connected and started moving the ball around the field, creating numerous opportunities […]

West Finds Victory Over Holland in JV Soccer

Sunny “blue bird days” can be a duck hunters curse…But it brought victory for our JV DUX!  The JV soccer team traveled to Holland last night to face the Dutch.  Holland fought physically for the ball, but Zeeland West played a smart game and began to pass around their players, drawing the defense out and playing […]

Dux Fight Hard!

Dux Fight Hard!  The Zeeland Dux traveled to Hamilton last night to face the Hamilton Hawkeyes in soccer.  The excitement started with no rain!  The sun was out and the girls fought hard!  Zeeland worked to be first to ball and made sure the Hawkeyes knew who they were facing.  The half ended in a […]

The Weather is Here and the Dux Have No Fear

Tonight Unity came out in this beautiful weather for a soccer game and our JV DUX gave them one!  The Dux played an outstanding first half stepping in front of their opponent defensively and playing through resulting in more offensive opportunities.  Unfortunately Unity came out 2nd half with a little more gusto.  3 minutes into […]

This Weather is for the DUX!

This Weather is for the DUX!  JV Soccer Dux 1-0 over the Bulldogs. When it rains it pours.  Those of you that dress in camo know that this weather is great for the ducks and it’s no exception for our JV Soccer Dux.  Last night Zeeland West faced the Byron Center Bulldogs.  As we started […]