February brings beginning of high school winter championships

The East Kentwood High School’s boys basketball team will be one of the featured team in WKTV’s February coverage plans. (WKTV)

By Mike Moll

WKTV Sports


Some of the regular seasons of the winter schedules conclude in February leading to their respective championships late in the month as well as into March.


Girls Basketball tips off their District play Feb. 27 and into the first several days of March leading to the State Championships at The Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State on Saturday, March 18.


Boys and Girls bowling are rolling into their Regionals Feb. 24-25, with State Championships March 3-4 at various sites. Girls cheer has Districts Feb. 17-18 followed by Regionals the following weekend, on Feb. 25, and then the championships March 3-4 at The DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids.


Boys ice hockey drops the puck on Regional play between Feb. 27 and March 4. Wrestling will hold both individual and team Districts Feb. 8-11, Regionals on the Feb. 15 and 18, with team finals on Feb. 24 and 25 at Central Michigan University and individual finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills March 2-4.


WKTV will continue to bring two nights of area games each week, with the following schedule, as well as bringing March Madness basketball matchups as games are announced and teams remain in the tournament.


Wednesday, Feb. 8 —Hockey, Reeths-Puffer @ East Kentwood

Friday, Feb. 10 — Hockey, Mona Shores @ East Kentwood

Tuesday, Feb. 14 — Boys basketball, Kelloggsville @ Wyoming Lee

Friday, Feb. 17 — Hockey, Grandville @ East Kentwood

Tuesday, Feb. 21 — Girls basketball, Hudsonville @ East Kentwood

Saturday, Feb. 25 — Hockey, FH Central @ East Kentwood

Tuesday, Feb. 28 — Boys basketball, Grand Rapids Christian @ Godwin Heights


Each Tuesday game will be broadcast that night on Live Wire Comcast Channel 24 at 10:30 p.m. throughout the Grand Rapids Metro Area and repeat on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. on  WKTV Comcast Channel 25 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99 in Wyoming & Kentwood. Every Friday game will be aired that night on Live Wire 24 at 10:30 p.m. and repeat Saturday at 11 a.m. on WKTV 25 and AT&T U-verse 99.


For a complete schedule of all local high school sports action in February, see now.wktv.org/sports/