1:31 PM Aug 16, 2012
Don't call it the "Big House,' just a bigger football stadium on the campus of Grand Valley State University.
11:25 AM Aug 16, 2012
After four games during his rookie season as head coach at Grand Valley State, Matt Mitchell faced a word every coach dreads: adversity.
11:21 AM Aug 16, 2012
Portage Central stormed into Spring Lake and won every flight at the Lakers' home tennis invitational on Wednesday.
9:58 AM Aug 16, 2012
More than 50 youngsters splashed, pedaled and jogged their way around the campus at Spring Lake High School on Saturday as they competed in the Spring Lake Kids' Triathlon. The event, now in its third year, drew 56 kids ranging in age from 6-15. Ten-year-old Jack Parker completed his first triathlon after having run a few 5K races previously, and said he loved it.
9:48 AM Aug 16, 2012
Major Dan Rooney is involved in some pretty spectacular golf experiences over the course of each year.
3:30 PM Aug 15, 2012
A horse purchased 9 years ago by Spring Lake's Kimberly Boyer and trained during the summer months at Fruitport's Hampton Green Farm recently competed with Team Spain in the Equestrian Team Dressage competition at the London Summer Olympics.
11:00 AM Aug 15, 2012
After a few weeks drilling their teams in preseason practices, most varsity football coaches have a pretty firm idea on where their team stands.
2:30 PM Aug 14, 2012
This fall marks the 50th year of football at Spring Lake High School, and this year's Lakers' varsity team will honor the 49 teams that came before it by wearing retro jerseys for home games this fall.
10:17 AM Aug 14, 2012
Local swimmers Kathryn Ackerman and Charlotte Lee recently competed at the 14-and-Under Michigan/USA Swimming State Long Course Meter Championships, held at Saginaw Valley State University.
4:55 PM Aug 13, 2012
Several sailors from the Spring Lake Yacht Club performed admirably at the 83rd annual Western Michigan Yachting Association's Championship Regatta, held Wednesday through Saturday at the Muskegon Yacht Club.
2:00 PM Aug 10, 2012
The Lakeshore Cougars, the semi-pro football team that plays its home games at Grand Haven's Buccaneer Stadium, will be hosting a special "Cancer Awareness' game on Saturday against the visitinig Illinois Blitzing Cowboys.
10:40 AM Aug 10, 2012
About a year ago, I cast my support for Detroit Tigers' starting pitcher Justin Verlander to win not only the American League Cy Young Award, but also Most Valuable Player.
1:30 PM Aug 9, 2012
When he first started playing as a sub in the Tuesday Church League at West Ottawa Golf Course, Eric McKay got a lot of funny looks from the other golfers.
12:26 PM Aug 9, 2012
When he was 3 years old, Kevin Losee ran a 5K.
12:24 PM Aug 9, 2012
At Grand Haven, the Buccaneers' varsity football team will look to replace nearly all their skill position players who led the team to a school-record 347 points a year ago.
12:22 PM Aug 9, 2012
High school football teams across the state of Michigan opened fall practice on Monday.
12:16 PM Aug 9, 2012
Club fitting is very important, as it allows a good swing to be rewarded with a good result.