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College installs new artificial turf on soccer field

July 24, 2017
A college has installed a new synthetic turf on the field in its 1,400-seat soccer stadium. Read More

New sport on target to zip through Van Andel Arena

Drone racing’s Great Lakes Cup will showcase racers at speeds up to 80 mph as organizers look to build fan base.

July 21, 2017
This fall, drone pilots from across the country will have clearance to buzz Van Andel Arena. Read More

Pistons appoint head coach of Drive

July 19, 2017
The Detroit Pistons have named a team scout as the new head coach of the Grand Rapids Drive. Read More

Hunting company acquires ex-adversary

July 11, 2017
A lakeshore manufacturer of scent-controlling products for hunters has acquired a Minnesota-based hunting company and former courtroom foe. Read More

Griffins enjoy fruits of their championship labor

Calder Cup title gives franchise and city of Grand Rapids economic benefits.

June 30, 2017
As the afterglow of a second Calder Cup championship still lingers over the Grand Rapids Griffins, the residual benefits may last for years to come. Read More

Athletic conference approves sanctions against college

June 26, 2017
| By AP
An athletic conference has announced sanctions against the athletic programs of a college in the region. Read More

19-year-old wins Meijer LPGA Classic

June 19, 2017
| By AP
Brooke Henderson made it a special Father's Day. Read More

Griffins celebrating Calder Cup championship

June 15, 2017
The Grand Rapids Griffins are champions of the American Hockey League. Read More

Nonprofit buys golf course

June 12, 2017
A nonprofit’s signature event will have a new home in 2020. Read More

Pro soccer impressed by Grand Rapids market

USL officials term on-site visit an ‘awesome’ experience.

June 9, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids “checked all the boxes” as a possible market for a team in the United Soccer League’s new Division III league, according to an official who recently visited the city. Read More