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The Central Trend

Jake Heilman
Jake Heilman is now in his second year on the staff, and is taking over as the Sports Editor in Chief. He is currently looking to pursue both writing and baseball at Western Michigan University or Grand Valley State University. Jake loves to write about all sports, but football and basketball have a special spot in his writing, having played both in the past. This year, Jake has goals to bring the Central Trend to new highs in terms of overall readership, new viewers, and individual sports views.

Favorite part of FHC: The overall school pride and togetherness we bring especially when adversity is thrown in our direction.

Where you can find Jake the usual night: Training for baseball, at the football game, or hanging out with friends.

An interesting fact about Jake: Not only is he passionate about the creative journalism side, he is also great with numbers and black and white concepts.

Jake Heilman, Sports Editor in Chief

May 21, 2018
Varsity softball picks up a win on senior night (Story)
May 15, 2018
Varsity softball drops a tough pair of conference games to Lowell (Story)
May 11, 2018
Varsity softball splits in a non-conference doubleheader with Mona Shores (Story)
May 10, 2018
Varsity softball completes the sweep of Ottawa Hills after enormous victory 47-0 (Story)
May 09, 2018
FHC welcomes five new faces to the Hall of Fame in 2018 (Story)
May 08, 2018
Varsity softball picks up two more conference wins against Ottawa Hills (Story)
May 07, 2018
Varsity softball rolls through FHE twice Friday night (Story)
May 03, 2018
Girls varsity softball completes the season sweep of Cedar Springs 9-3 (Story)
May 01, 2018
Varsity softball blasts Cedar Springs for a pair of conference wins (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Varsity softball goes 2-3 on the weekend at Unity Christian and at Holland (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Varsity softball wins after offensive explosion and lights-out pitching performance (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Varsity softball drops third game to Northview 9-7 (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Varsity softball drops a tough pair of conference outings to Northview (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Spring Signing Day Q&As (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Varsity softball picks up two OK white wins in grand fashion on opening day (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Varsity softball adds youth and looks to take OK white conference (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
After 24 years on the sideline, boys varsity basketball coach Ken George resigns as head coach (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Boys varsity basketball suffers heartbreaking loss to EGR 65-57 in district opener (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Boys varsity basketball sends off seniors in style after beating Ottawa Hills 83-71 (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Boys varsity basketball win streak hits 17 after beating Grand Haven 60-54 (Story)
Feb 24, 2018
Boys varsity basketball picks up sixteenth straight win and beats FHN 70-49 (Story)
Feb 17, 2018
Boys varsity basketball clinches OK white after big win over Lowell 66-44 (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Boys varsity smashes Cedar Springs 76-39 and picks up 9th conference win (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Boys varsity basketball keeps hot streak alive and beats Greenville 70-39 (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
Winter Signing Day Q&As (Story)
Feb 03, 2018
Boys varsity basketball’s hot streak continues as they beat EGR 54-45 (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Boys varsity basketball midseason OK White conference update (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Boys varsity basketball beats Wyoming 70-55 and picks up their tenth straight win (Story)
Jan 27, 2018
Boys varsity basketball beats rival FHN 60-46 (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Ty George and Ryan Dunn break three records as varsity basketball wins 78-61 over Ottawa Hills (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Boys varsity basketball downs Lowell on “i understand” night 70-44 (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
Boys varsity basketball improves to 3-0 in conference with third consecutive 20 point win (Story)
Jan 16, 2018
Boys varsity basketball preview: Cedar Springs Red Hawks (Story)
Jan 13, 2018
Boys varsity basketball picks up another conference win over Greenville 83-52 (Story)
Jan 12, 2018
Boys varsity basketball preview: Greenville Yellow Jackets (Story)
Jan 10, 2018
Boys varsity basketball throttles Northview 75-40 for first conference win (Story)
Dec 30, 2017
Boys varsity basketball picks up enormous OT win over Godwin Heights 72-68 (Story)
Dec 27, 2017
Boys varsity basketball picks up huge win over Spring Lake 87-63 (Story)
Dec 21, 2017
FHC bowling suffers losses to the Northview Wildcats (Story)
Dec 16, 2017
Boys varsity basketball picks up their first win of the season over Forest Hills Eastern 49-38 (Story)
Dec 16, 2017
FHC’s class of 2018 – the best athletic class in history (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
Boys varsity basketball preview: Forest Hills Eastern Hawks (Story)
Dec 13, 2017
Both FHC bowling teams fall to Caledonia (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Boys basketball OK white early season update (Story)
Dec 10, 2017
Boys varsity basketball loses in crushing fashion to Traverse City Central 66-65 (Story)
Dec 09, 2017
Boys varsity basketball suffers a tough opening loss to East Kentwood 68-66 (Story)
Dec 08, 2017
Boys varsity basketball previews: East Kentwood and Traverse City Central (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Boys varsity basketball looks to ‘Make History’ and win another conference championship (Story)
Nov 19, 2017
A look back on varsity football’s incredible 2017 season (Story)
Nov 18, 2017
Varsity football falls in state Semifinals 20-0 (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Predictions and bold statements for semifinal football game against Livonia Franklin (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Varsity Football All-Conference Q&As (Story)
Nov 11, 2017
Varsity football clinches Regional Title after beating Traverse City Central 28-10 (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Division two Regional Final football predictions (Story)
Nov 04, 2017
Second half dominance continues as varsity football beats Mona Shores 28-21 (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Region three and four district final football predictions (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Region one and two district final football predictions (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Recap of Region One’s football action Friday night (Story)
Oct 28, 2017
Varsity football dominates in round one playoff game against Mattawan (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
5 keys to playoff week one against Mattawan (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Division Two football predictions: Region Three and Region Four (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
Division Two football predictions: Region One and Region Two (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
An in-depth look at Region One in the division two football playoffs (Story)
Oct 21, 2017
FHC clinches home-field advantage in playoffs; beats Wayland 35-0 (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Varsity soccer beats Wyoming 6-0 and secures spot in District final (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
Varsity football captures OK white title after beating Cedar Springs 35-20 (Story)
Oct 07, 2017
FHC takes down Lowell on homecoming and senior night 35-6 (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
OK white varsity football week six wrap up (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Varsity football clinches a playoff berth after beating FHN 31-14 (Story)
Sep 23, 2017
Varsity football stomps Northview in huge offensive effort 51-16 (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
5 keys to week five against Northview (Story)
Sep 16, 2017
FHC improves to 4-0 after throttling Greenville 49-7 (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
OK white football week three in review (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
5 keys to week four at Greenville (Story)
Sep 09, 2017
Rangers blast Ottawa Hills 58-14 to improve to 3-0 on the season (Story)
Sep 06, 2017
OK white football week two in review (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
5 keys to week three against Ottawa Hills (Story)
Sep 04, 2017
Inside the Ranger locker room: the tenacity of the offensive line (Story)
Sep 01, 2017
Varsity football completes incredible fourth quarter drive to beat West Ottawa 30-27 (Story)
Aug 29, 2017
OK White football week one in review (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
5 keys and key players to Thursday night’s varsity football game at West Ottawa (Story)
Aug 25, 2017
Inside the Ranger locker room: player reaction to week 1 (Story)
Aug 24, 2017
FHC dominates in week one, stomping Jension 41-0 (Story)
May 05, 2017
Player Profile: Madi Noom (Story)
May 02, 2017
Player Profile: Abbie Butts (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
FHC varsity track: The tale of two teams (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
Q&A with national speed skating finalist Cece Long (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
A look back at the special run made by FHC basketball (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Boys varsity basketball defeats Rockford in a big district win 47-46 (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Juniors Isaac Torrey and Keegan Moore complete wrestling season at the Palace (Story)
Feb 28, 2017
Sydney Reynolds, and the rest of the girls ski team, take home gold (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
Senior night provides an unbelievable win and a chance for a conference title (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
Special Olympics basketball provides an outstanding experience and brings Ranger victories (Story)
Feb 19, 2017
Boys swim and dive take the regular season title away from rival EGR (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
Boys varsity basketball celebrate Ken George’s accomplishment with a 79-41 win (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
Boys varsity basketball dominates against conference rival Northview (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Claire Baguley’s huge night lifts the girls basketball team to a huge win (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Boys varsity basketball team defeats rivals FHN on Gold Night (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
Girls varsity basketball loses in heartbreaking fashion to Wyoming 46-44 (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Varsity boys basketball falls to Lowell 68-63 (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Public schools vs. private schools: Should they compete with one another? (Story)
Jan 21, 2017
Player Profile: Claire Baguley (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Boys varsity basketball takes win against rival EGR 62-48 (Story)
Jan 08, 2017
Varsity Wrestling Takes Down Northview in 72-6 Victory (Story)
Dec 20, 2016
Detroit Lions: Playoff Bound? (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Girls JV Basketball Falls to Grand Haven 36-21 (Story)
Dec 08, 2016
Lions Doubters: Stay Strong, The Fall is Near (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Ski Preview: Back On Top Soon (Story)
Nov 29, 2016
Ladies Swim and Dive Season Wrap-Up (Story)
Nov 16, 2016
The Detroit Lions – Surviving Through Week 10 (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Division Two High School Football Update (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Division Two Football Playoffs (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
Player Profile: Nate Doolittle (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
Division Two High School Football Preview (Story)
Oct 16, 2016
Bryce Clay: A Lifelong Dream in the Making (Story)
Oct 14, 2016
JV Soccer’s Offense Dominates in Big Win Over Cedar Springs (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
FHC JV Soccer Ties FHN 0-0 (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
OK White Football Rundown (Story)
Sep 23, 2016
Freshmen Volleyball Rallies for Sweep Against Greenville (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
Key FHC Goalkeeping Leads the JV Soccer Rangers to a 1-0 Win (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
Ranger JV Football Rushing Attack leads to big win over Ottawa Hills (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
JV Volleyball Takes Two Out of Three in Promising EK Invite (Story)
Aug 23, 2016
Swim and Dive team dominates Hudsonville meet (Story)
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Jake Heilman