10:36 AM Jul 9, 2012
When Mike Wong was struck by a car during a training run several years ago, he didn't know if he'd ever be able to run competitively again.
10:16 AM Jul 9, 2012
An unforgettable semifinal win paved the way for a very forgettable finals loss for Grand Haven's Stevo VanderWerp and his beach volleyball doubles partner, Evan Engle at Saturday's Midwest Beach Volleyball Tour's Wilson Open at Grand Haven's State Park.
11:20 PM Jul 7, 2012
An unforgettable semifinal win paved the way for a very forgettable finals loss for Grand Haven's Stevo VanderWerp and his beach volleyball doubles partner, Evan Engle.
11:50 PM Jul 6, 2012
Several of the top junior golfers from across the Midwest converged on Grand Haven Golf Club for the Mid-American Junior Golf Tour's first-ever Junior Patriot Cup Classic. The event featured 27 boys and 15 girls, most of whom hailed from Illinois. The winning girl was Kelli Ono of Highland Park, Ill. She shot a sparkling 74 on Thursday, then struggled to an 84 on Friday. Her total of 158 was two strokes better than Kennedy Bodfield of St. Catharines, Ontario.
11:41 PM Jul 6, 2012
The Folds of Honor Foundation continues to grow in leaps and bounds, donating 2,600 scholarships to the families of U.S. military personnel who have been injured or killed in the line of duty.
11:39 PM Jul 6, 2012
The 2011 Ed Suchecki Memorial Buc Open will be held on Friday, July 13, at Grand Haven Golf Club.
2:30 PM Jul 6, 2012
The extended hot weather is pushing fish into deeper waters in both the inland lakes and the Great Lakes. Many of the rivers and streams are running low and clear with the lack of rain. Anglers should be able to wade in some areas that are usually not accessible this time of year.
10:54 AM Jul 6, 2012
Several area recreational athletic programs have found ways to deal with the recent oppressive heat wave that has settled over West Michigan.
10:44 AM Jul 6, 2012
The Midwest Beach Volleyball Tour will make two stops at Grand Haven State Park this year, including Saturday's MBVT Grand Haven Wilson Open. The event begins at 9 a.m., with finals taking place around 4 p.m. The action continues on Sunday with coed play. "This is usually one of our best tournaments because of the big vacation weekend,' said tour organizer Scott VanderWerp. "We usually get in excess of 100 teams in all of the divisions.'
10:15 AM Jul 5, 2012
With six years under its belt and a seventh expecting another strong turnout of athletes, the Grand Haven Triathlon has become one of the more anticipated events of the summer.
10:11 AM Jul 5, 2012
Grand Haven Golf Club is hosting the Junior Patriot Cup Classic today and Friday.
11:03 AM Jul 3, 2012
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking residents to use caution with fires this summer, especially during the approaching July 4 holiday, as some regions of the state face dangerously dry conditions.
10:20 AM Jul 3, 2012
It may be a 3 and a half hour drive from Grand Haven to Laura Karsten's home away from home in Wheaton, Ill., but the trip has been worth every second the past five years.
10:35 AM Jul 2, 2012
The weather was great and the beach was packed on Saturday and Sunday as thousands gathered for the sixth-annual Soccer in the Sand tournament at the Grand Haven State Park beach.
10:30 AM Jul 2, 2012
A year ago, 2011 Grand Haven graduate Joe Duff settled for a runner-up finish to future Grand Valley State teammate Jeffrey Nordquist at the Grand Haven Patriot's Day Run.
6:39 PM Jun 29, 2012
The 2011-12 school year was one of the most memorable in recent history. A pair of team state championships. Three soccer teams playing for a state title in the same day. A swimmer winning a pair of individual state titles. A thrilling end on the biggest stage.
10:36 AM Jun 29, 2012
The Detroit Pistons selected Connecticut big man Andre Drummond with the ninth pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.