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What's Happening: Weekend of 9/3 thru 9/6

(WZZM)- The start of the college football season may provide entertainment for some this Labor Day weekend. For others, there are lots of entertainment events taking place around West Michigan to choose from. We're highlighting some of them here.

In Muskegon, the Breakwater Festival is celebrating the last few days of summer. Pere Marquette Beach plays host to the event which includes beverage tents, live music, a motorcycle run, and a scholarship pageant.

Also in Muskegon this weekend is the Shoreline Spectacular. A parade, car show, arts and crafts fair, frisbee dog competition, pancake breakfast, and live music are just a few of the highlights of the event taking place on Western Avenue.

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Muskegon Catholic Central 19 Hopkins 18

MUSKEGON (WZZM) -- Hopkins faced an 0-2 start to the season Thursday, as the Vikings traveled to Muskegon to play the defending champion Crusaders of Muskegon Catholic Central.  It was our Viewer's Choice Game of the Week and it was a close one.

Hopkins was up 12 - 6 in the third quarter when Mitchell Pavlak took the handoff and ran 46 yards to score.  Hopkins was up 18 - 6.

The Crusaders answered with a big run by Damon Armstrong.  He took the ball 43 yards to shorten the Vikings lead to 18 - 2.

In the fourth quarter Jacob Budde went for the extra point to put MCC up 19 - 18.  Hopkins had a chance to win it on a field goal but Brandon Kipen's kick was blocked by Jason Ribecky. 

Muskegon Catholic won with a final score of 19 - 18.

13 On Your Sidelines MVP - Week 1 - Willie Snead IV

(WZZM) The winner of the 13 On Your Sidelines MVP award for week one is Muskegon Heights Quarterback Willie Snead, IV.

The senior combined for 383 total yards and 3 touchdowns in the Tigers 24-14 win over Oakridge.

Congratulations to Willie Snead IV, the 13 On Your Sidelines MVP for week one.

Chippewa Hills has little trouble in win over Holton

HOLTON (WZZM) -- Chippewa Hills made the long trip to Muskegon County worth their while, with a big win over Holton.

Warrior QB Eric Tarbell connected with Damon Shaw for one of many Chippewa Hills scores. In the end, the Warriors shut out the Red Devils, 41-0.

Thanks to our "Hot Shot", Holton student Haley Terpenning, for providing the highlights.

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North Muskegon @ Montague

MONTAGUE (WZZM) -- Western Michigan Conference play kicked off Thursday with four games, including defending league champion Montague hosting North Muskegon.

Montague holds the longest current win streak in the state.

However, it was the Norsemen who scored first when John Waller took a pitch and ran 20 yards to the endzone.  North Muskegon failed on the point after attempt.

Then in the fourth quarter, Montague's Travis Cockerill took the ball to the goal line and fumbled.  Fortunately for Montague, Brandon Moore recovered for the touchdown.

The Norsemen moved ahead on a touchdown. Then, with 30 seconds left in regulation, Montague's Cockerill found Steven Murdoch in the end zone to tie the game.

With the extra point, Montague escaped with a 14 to 13 win over North Muskegon.

Ottawa Hills @ Muskegon

MUSKEGON (WZZM) -- Facing a rare 0-2 start, the Big Reds of Muskegon hosted the always dangerous Ottawa Hills Bengals at Hackley Stadium.

On the opening kickoff, Ottawa Hills' Devon Ivey showed his moves and took the ball all the way downfield for a 6-0 lead.  Ottawa Hills missed the extrra point.

Muskegon then came back.  Kavonte Keyes ran through the line on a keeper, scoring on a 52 yard run.  The two point conversion put the Big Reds on top.

Then it was all Muskegon. The final, Muskegon 59, Ottawa Hills 6.

East Grand Rapids @ Mona Shores

MUSKEGON (WZZM) -- Having already faced one state champion last week, Mona Shores had to face another one in week two, as the Sailors hosted East Grand Rapids.

Drummond scored putting East on the board first with a 7 - 0 lead. 

Later he went untouched into the endzone helping East Grand Rapids roll over Mona Shores with a final score of 44 - 23.