Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sports Commission'


Michigan’s first Winter Games on tap next week

At least 2,000 athletes are expected to arrive in Grand Rapids.

January 31, 2014
A week after the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, more than 2,000 athletes will come to Grand Rapids from across Michigan for the Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games. Read More

Inside Track: Life is mostly fun and games for Engelbarts

The executive director of Meijer State Games of Michigan loves his job — unless the Olympic Games comes calling.

January 3, 2014
At 32, many professionals are thinking about their next career move. Read More

Colleges win bids for NCAA championships

December 12, 2013
Five NCAA championships are coming to two local colleges. Read More

All-time MSU QB starts for sports fundraiser

October 23, 2013
An elite athlete and scholar from West Michigan will headline the 8th annual West Michigan Sports Commission fundraiser this spring — and reservations have been opened. Read More

Winter Games descends into West Michigan

October 16, 2013
The sponsors are aboard, the sports and most of the venues are set and the chairman of one of the area’s most successful businesses sees the games as a spirited pride builder. Read More

Miracle League steps to plate at Nate Hurwitz Field

September 20, 2013
The West Michigan Miracle League will open its very first baseball season on Saturday at noon. Read More

Grand Rapids docks USRowing championships

August 20, 2013
A year from now, Grand Rapids will become home to some world-class rowing, thanks to a hard-working West Michigan Sports Commission and a dedicated group of local rowing enthusiasts. Read More

Art Van Sports Complex names ex-pro ballplayer manager

August 8, 2013
A new sports venue that is expected to bring more tourism dollars into Kent County has its leadoff hitter. Read More

Sports commission picks a sly mascot

June 26, 2013
Not only did the West Michigan Sports Commission add more sports to the fourth running of its signature event last weekend, the organization also added a sly bit of character to its increasingly popular Meijer State Games of Michigan. Read More

Meijer State Games of Michigan looks for volunteers

May 30, 2013
The West Michigan Sports Commission is looking for volunteers to help with its signature event, the Meijer State Games of Michigan, and it would like to have at least 901 individuals give their time to help make version 4.0 of the annual event another success. Read More