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Dux place 5 wrestlers at Comstock Tourney

Zeeland West placed 5 wrestlers in the rugged 23 team Comstock tourney on Thursday.  Erik Boeve and Connor Heckel were both 3 and 1 on the day and placed 3rd and 5th respectively.  Tahji Voravong and Ian Heckel were both 2 and 1 on the day placing 4th and 6th.  Tate DeJonge was 2 and […]

Zeeland West High School Boys Varsity Wrestling finishes 7th place

Friday, December 23, 2016 10:00 AM Place 7 Points 91 Meet Recap Zeeland West placed 7th of 14 teams at he Hart Tourney. Connor Heckel captured the Dux lone championship at 125 pounds. Tahji Voravong and Erik Boeve were 2nd at 103 and 189, while Tate DeJonge was 3rd at 145. Also scoring wins for […]

Zeeland West High School Boys Varsity Wrestling finishes 3rd place

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 6:00 PM Place 3 Points 42 Meet Recap The Zeeland West wrestling team dropped a hard fought dual to Hamilton 42 to 27 before defeating East Grand Rapids 42 to 29. Double Match Winners were Tahji Voravong, Luke Miller, Connor Heckel, Erik Boeve, Isaiah De La Cruz, Nate Barndt. Single match […]

Werley’s Words: 12/19/16…

What Dedication!!! Without question the most frequent contributor to, Leslie Brookhouse, is so dedicated that while she is overseas awaiting the arrival of her daughter’s (& son-in-law’s) baby she is keeping all of you updated on all things ZW Sports and continues to post articles on the website.  Please know – this is not […]

Zeeland West High School Boys Varsity Wrestling finishes 4th place

Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:30 AM Place 4 Points 2 Meet Recap Zeeland west placed 4th at its own invitational. The Dux topped Muskegon and Wayland before falling to team Champion Hart and 3rd place West Ottawa. The Dux Had 4 individual pool Champions. Ian Heckel, Connor Heckel, and Garrison Dershem were all 4 and […]

Zeeland West Varsity Wrestling starts off with 2 wins

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 5:00 PM Place 1 Points 52 Meet Recap Zeeland West Wrestling opened the season with 2 wins over opponents Grand Rapids Christian 52-24 and Ottawa Hills 60-17. Double winners were Tahji Voravong, Andrew Aarent, Luke Miller, Ian Heckel, Connor Heckel, Garrison Dershem, Robert Reyes,Tate DeJonge, and Erik Boeve. Single match winners […]

Wrestling begins November 14th

Any Student who missed last week’s wrestling meeting and wants to wrestle should stop in to room E111 to see Coach Heckel.  A reminder to all team members, you need to turn  your ZAC card in to Coach Heckel ASAP to prove your physical and impact test is up to date.

West Wrestling open room dates

Zeeland West  will host open wrestling on the following Tuesday nights this summer from 6- 7:30 pm in the high school wrestling room on Tuesdays June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26.  Middle and high school ages welcome.

Zach VanValkenburg places 3rd in state

Zach Van Valkenburg ended his career in style as he placed third in the MHSAA state wrestling tournament.  VanValkenburg was 4 and 1 on the weekend with his only loss coming to the state champion.  This season VanValkenburg also established Zeeland West’s new career win record, season win record, and pin record.  Teammate Riley Brinks […]

Werley’s Words: 3/7/16

DOUBLE CONGRATULATIONS TO ZACH VANVALKENBURG: Zach has had some hallmark achievements recently.  A month or so ago, Zach signed a letter of intent to play football at Hillsdale College, then – this past weekend he participated in the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Tournament where he earned 3rd place in the 215 lb. weight division.  Congratulation to […]

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