Items Tagged with 'Art Van Sports Complex'


WMSC knocks it out of park

Organization hosted 88 separate sports competitions in West Michigan.

February 8, 2019
Last year was one for the record books for the West Michigan Sports Commission. Read More

Slow-pitch softball tournament throws $200K into economy

August 3, 2018
Softball players from Canada and the U.S. will face off this weekend at the Art Van Sports Complex. Read More

Sports complex scores $3M impact in inaugural season

October 12, 2015
The first season is complete at a baseball and softball complex in the area, and its economic impact has been recorded. Read More

Sports complex scores global softball tournament

June 9, 2015
The Grand Rapids market is set to host a world championship. Read More

New sports complex hosts MSU scrimmage

September 12, 2014
Michigan State University’s baseball team will make a visit to West Michigan on Saturday. Read More

Sports complex forecasts $20M economic impact

August 1, 2014
Six years of work is done, and now it’s time to play ball. 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

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

Nate Hurwitz Field on deck at Art Van Sports Complex

May 13, 2013
The first step in making the Nate Hurwitz baseball field a reality takes place on Wednesday, when the West Michigan Miracle League holds a groundbreaking ceremony to honor the memory of the 16-year-old who loved the game. Read More

Sports commission close to realizing major accomplishment

Groundbreaking for complex and naming-rights ceremony is this week.

October 20, 2012
Even though the West Michigan Sports Commission has hosted dozens of successful events and recorded significant growth over the last several years, the nonprofit organization is clearly taking its biggest step this week. The commission is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the construction of a 12-field baseball and softball complex targeted for youth and amateur tournaments on a Kent County-owned site at 10 Mile Road and U.S. 131 in Plainfield Township. Read More