2:00 PM Apr 7, 2012
My two boys, ages 8 and 5, had no idea what they were in for when I told them I was taking them carp spearing earlier this week.
10:24 AM Apr 6, 2012
The weather this spring has been fantastic in West Michigan the last several weeks, luring untold numbers of fishermen out onto the water.
10:22 AM Apr 6, 2012
Fruitport has had only two varsity football coaches during the past 40-plus seasons and both will likely be in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in the not-to-distance future.
8:40 PM Apr 5, 2012
Justin Verlander was brilliant on the mound and Prince Fielder drove in a key run with his bat. Still, after a rare slip by Jose Valverde, the Detroit Tigers were all tied with Boston in the bottom of the ninth.
3:30 PM Apr 5, 2012
If Spring Lake's Adam Hohmeyer hadn't already established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the sport of snowboarding, he's done so in the past two days. The 16-year-old placed second in both the slopestyle and halfpipe events in his Junior Men (16-17) age group at the United States of America Snowboard Association national event, held in Copper Mountain, Colo., on Monday and Tuesday.
10:26 AM Apr 5, 2012
Mike Page loves racing his 1972 Chevrolet Blazer at the West Michigan Sand Dragway in Silver Lake.
10:41 AM Apr 4, 2012
If the Dayton (Ohio) Dutch Lions need someone to lead them through the tough times that come with making the jump from the ranks of the Premier Development League (PDL) soccer to United Soccer League PRO, Western Michigan Christian graduate Joel DeLass might be the man for the job.
10:36 AM Apr 4, 2012
Extra Innings, the indoor baseball and softball training facility, located at 6850 Norton Pines Drive in Spring Lake, is offering local sports enthusiasts a chance to try their hand at creating a commercial video for the company with the launch of a video competition.
10:25 AM Apr 3, 2012
Like most kids, Sophia Veneklasen is enjoying her Spring Break this week. Unlike many of her classmates, however, Veneklasen is looking forward to getting back to school next Monday.
10:21 AM Apr 3, 2012
Former Spring Lake standout Blake Rottschafer placed sixth overall in the 1,500-meter run for the Hope College men's track and field team during the Grand Rapids Open at Houseman Field on Saturday.

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