3:30 PM Aug 1, 2012
At 33 years of age, Spring Lake's Ronda Passon got a new lease on life thanks to organ donation.
11:19 AM Jul 31, 2012
As a native of Grand Haven, John Potter loves coming home for the annual Coast Guard Festival.
11:30 AM Jul 30, 2012
Matt Smith and Dennis Grantz were just two of more than 1,400 competitors who came out to participate in the Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run Saturday morning, but they were two runners that stood out from the crowd.
10:36 PM Jul 29, 2012
There are always stories of motivation at events such as the Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run, whether it be competitors running in their 70s or 80s, those running for the first time, or the select few who have overcome big odds to complete the true test of endurance and dedication.
9:25 PM Jul 29, 2012
Former Spring Lake High School standout Blake Rottschafer, who now stars for the Hope College mens' cross country team, was the top overall finisher in the 5K race at Saturday's Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run.
6:37 AM Jul 28, 2012
TORONTO (AP) - Detroit manager Jim Leyland said the offense didn't do enough. Starter Rick Porcello felt his pitching wasn't up to par. Either way, the Tigers came up short against a team on the fringes of the playoff race, and no one was happy about it.
9:14 PM Jul 27, 2012
Hot weather is altering fish behavior so anglers will also have to change tactics if they want to be successful. Walleye, trout and salmon were found in deeper water in the Great Lakes. Those fishing the inland lakes will want to find the thermocline and fish the deeper cooler waters at dawn and dusk. Those fishing the rivers may have better success after cooler weather returns because game fish are sluggish in this heat.
10:36 PM Jul 26, 2012
Asdrubal Cabrera singled home the go-ahead run in a four-run seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander 5-3 on Thursday night.
10:27 PM Jul 26, 2012
Sailing has predominately been a male-dominated sport, especially in the Tri-Cities where the Wednesday night racing series through the Grand River Sailing Club is nearly a men-only gathering.
10:21 PM Jul 26, 2012
Recent Grand Haven High School graduate Nate Rose scored for the second time in as many days as the Grand Rapids Crew Jr.'s soccer club won again at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships on Thursday.
2:30 PM Jul 26, 2012
Driving is more that just for show. The driver is one of the most important clubs in your bag, as a golfer typically starts 14 of 18 holes with this club on a typical 18 hole golf course. A longtime Michigan Section PGA golf professional always use to say that hitting your drive out of bounds or into the woods is like starting each frame of bowling with a gutter ball or a split. You're always playing catch-up. It is so much easier playing golf from the fairway than behind a tree, or having to take penalty strokes.
2:30 PM Jul 26, 2012
Jack Robinson doesn't let a little something like age get in the way of his favorite pastime.
10:19 AM Jul 26, 2012
Grand Haven's Nate Rose scored the game-winning goal for the Grand Rapids Crew Juniors U18 soccer team at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships.
10:18 AM Jul 26, 2012
One of the more heavily-attended summer athletic events in Grand Haven is the Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run.
11:13 AM Jul 25, 2012
The Grand Rapids Crew Juniors U18 boys soccer team earned a repeat trip to the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships in Rock Hill, S.C., after winning its fourth consecutive Region II Midwest Regional championship last week in Saginaw.
11:09 AM Jul 25, 2012
Lessons instilled in children at a young age often last a lifetime, and the Spring Lake Kids Triathlon is a great opportunity to teach youngsters the virtues of hard work and a sense of accomplishment.
11:13 AM Jul 24, 2012
A pair of athletic events drew thousands of sports fans to opposite corners of Grand Haven on Saturday.