10:52 AM Mar 21, 2012
Spring Lake girls cross country coach Aaron Andres wanted to create a fun way to introduce students to the sport of running, so he came up with the idea for the Laker Loop Challenge.
10:50 AM Mar 21, 2012
Grand Haven junior Willie Bennick was one of four West Michigan players who played for the Michigan 1995 Boys ODP soccer team that recently won the Boys ‘95 ODP National Championship in Dallas.
7:18 AM Mar 21, 2012
Armin Berg didn't do a very good job of blending in.
11:49 PM Mar 19, 2012
A season's worth of promise built up by the Grand Haven varsity girls basketball team seemed to be on the verge of a very deflating ending late in the third quarter of the Class A state championship game on Saturday at Michigan State University's Breslin Center.
10:52 AM Mar 19, 2012
I'll admit it. When Caitlin Moore two free throws splashed through the net to give Grosse Pointe South a 44-26 lead, I thought it was all over.
11:03 AM Mar 19, 2012
I've had what most would consider a brief career as a sports writer, with just about 10 years in the profession.
11:00 AM Mar 19, 2012
While the rest of the Buccaneers were celebrating Saturday's Class A state championship on the gleaming floor of the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Shar'Rae Davis made a bee-line for the stands.
11:12 PM Mar 17, 2012
Grand Haven's varsity girls basketball team won its first-ever state championship on Saturday in the most thrilling game in the history of the program. The Buccaneers (27-1) battled back from 18 points down and scored the go-ahead basket with just six seconds remaining when senior point guard Shar'Rae Davis went coast-to-coast a layup and a 54-53 lead. Grosse Pointe South had one last chance to win the game, but the Bucs' Abby Cole got a hand on Cierra Rice's final effort and the Buccaneers stormed the floor in celebration.
10:59 AM Mar 19, 2012
In a moment that was strictly designed for joy and celebration, Grand Haven's varsity girls basketball team was dealt a swift blow of shock, disbelief and sadness inside their victorious locker room at Michigan State University's Breslin Center in East Lansing on Friday.
12:42 AM Mar 17, 2012
Grand Haven felt like it hand some unfinished business at hand after its last game at the Breslin Center - a one-point loss in last year's state semifinals.