Former Unity Christian star athlete dies in snowmobile crash

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Posted at 9:03 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 00:27:11-05

ALLENDALE TWP., Mich. — Former Unity Christian Star athlete Tyler John VanKoevering, known by most as "T.J.", passed away Saturday following a snowmobile accident in Allendale Township, per the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.

He was 19 years old.

Remembering TJ VanKoevering

VanKoevering helped lead Unity Christian to a Division 2 state championship in basketball in 2019, as well as a Division 5 state championship in football in 2018.

The former Crusader earned an All-State honor for football in 2018, and was named First-Team All-State for basketball in 2019.