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Sports Illustrated Features Wes Leonard
Last week, Wes Leonard was inducted into the Fennville Hall of Fame.
This week, Wes Leonard is featured in Sports Illustrated.
Leonard died on March 3, 2011, after hitting a game-winning shot for Fennville's high school basketball team.
Wes Leonard, Fennville Make Time’s Top 10 List
It's the time of year when TIME Magazine puts out their "Top 10 Everything of 2011" lists, and a local story has landed in the number 10 spot for "Top 10 Sports Moments".
The story of Wes Leonard, and the Fennville boys' basketball team, garnered national…
Fennville High School Basketball Team Attending The ESPYs
Through tragedy and an undying fire within, the varsity boys basketball team from Fennville earned a national following back in March when they won their district title just days after they lost their star player, Wes Leonard, to a heart attack.
Thursday night, the Blackhawks will step onto the na…
Fennville Boys Basketball Nominated For ESPY
Fennville boys basketball teams road to the state finals is one of three sporting events nominated for ESPN's ESPY award for Best Moment of 2011.  Roy Halladay's playoff no-hitter and Trevor Bayne's Daytona 500 win are the other two events nominated.
Company Makes $5,000 Donation to the Wes Leonard Heart Fund
The family of former Fennville basketball star Wes Leonard received a special gift today from a company hoping to celebrate his life.
Leonard died in March after suffering cardiac arrest on the basketball court. Though he was a star on the basketball court and football field for Fennville High Scho…
Tragedy At The Annual Fifth-Third Riverbank Run
I'm constantly in awe of all of you Channel 957ers who are in good enough shape to do what you do on a basketball court, out in a baseball field or running in the annual Fifth-Third Riverbank Run!
Sadly, tragedy overshadowed this year's race after former GVSU linebacker and father of t…
ESPN Debuts Story On Fennville’s Wes Leonard
ESPN's "Outside The Lines" has debuted a 16-minute story on Wes Leonard.
Leonard was a 16-year-old basketball star at Fennville High School.  He died on March 23rd after scoring the winning basket to clinch an undefeated regular season for Fennville...
Wes Leonard’s Parents Interviewed On ESPN
It's been an emotional couple of weeks for the parents of Fennville basketball player Wes Leonard. We collapsed after hitting the winning shot to give them an undefeated season.
The team soldiered on after the death of their teammate and friend, and played their hearts out for Wes to win the Dis…
Fennville Heads To Regionals Tonight!
For me, and hopefully for you, it has been really neat to see the Fennville community, as well as surrounding communities come together and lift up the Leonard family after Wes unexpectedly died after throwing the winning shot to advance his team to the play-offs on March 3rd.
It's far reaching how m…
Fennville Advances To District Final! [Video]
If you don't know this about me by now ... you will soon find out that I am sports challenged!  But, I can appreciate everyone else's talent and success.
Following the Fennville basketball team and Wes Leonard's family since he fatally collapsed of a heart attack last week has been bitterSweet with a…

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