Grand Rapids Sports News

Grand Rapids Sports News

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  • 12 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids Union football standout Keidren Davis c...

    Grand Rapids Union tight end Keidren Davis has been dreaming about playing big-time college football ever since he started playing the game in the first grade. "I always had a dream growing up I wanted to play D1 and play in the NFL," said Davis, 6-foot-5, 230 pounds.

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  • Friday Jun 26 | via MLive.com 

    All-state pitcher Emily Kimball has message after be...

    Emily Kimball has some advice for any pitcher who is about to take the mound without a protective face mask. "I won't get back on the mound without it," said Kimball, a recent West Catholic graduate and a first-team, all-state pitcher this spring.

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  • Wednesday Jun 24 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids West Catholic linebacker Drew Hernandez...

    Those closest to Drew Hernandez admitted that they expected the West Catholic senior special mention all-state linebacker would play college football somewhere next year. Were they ever in for a surprise when the recent West Catholic graduate and two-time state champion turned down scholarship offers from Saginaw Valley State University and Davenport University to play baseball at Aquinas College.

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  • Monday Jun 22 | via MLive.com 

    Hudsonville sophomore overcomes challenges, wins MLi...

    It should come as no surprise that Hudsonville sophomore Emily Tuttle received so much support in the MLive Grand Rapids Press Female Athlete of the Year Poll. Tuttle took top honors in the online poll that closed Monday morning, June 22, after earning 4,112 of the 13,788 votes that were cast.

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  • Friday Jun 19 | via MLive.com 

    Forest Hills Central's Justin Bacon named MLive Gran...

    Justin Bacon , a senior three-year starter at goalie, helped spark the Forest Hills Central boys lacrosse team to a state semifinalist appearance this spring and an overall record of 17-3. "Justin has been a great leader for us," FHC coach Jacob Seiler said.

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  • Friday Jun 19 | via MLive.com 

    Storybook season leads to Dream Team baseball honors...

    MUSKEGON, MI There were plenty of victories, and they came in a variety of ways, for the Muskegon Catholic Central baseball team this spring. Coach Steve Schuitema said the ability to play different styles was a big reason behind the success of the Crusaders' season, capped by winning the Division 4 state title.

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  • Thursday Jun 18 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids basketball star Xavier Tillman's school...

    A standout Forest Hills Central High School basketball player's intention to transfer to a different high school hinges on an ongoing court battle between his parents. Court documents, however, indicate the switch is dependent on a Kent County Family Court ruling expected later this summer.

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  • Wednesday Jun 17 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids boys basketball: Five takeaways from Ch...

    But that didn't stop his coaches and teammates from calling him 'old school' during Wednesday night's ninth annual Champions of Character All-Star Classic at Cornerstone University. "We kept calling him old school from the bench because he plays with the patience of a 50-year old man," said NorthPointe Christian coach Jared Redell, who coached VanderSluis' D&W All-Star team with Muskegon coach Keith Guy.

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  • Monday Jun 15 | via MLive.com 

    Donavan Brazier named MLive Grand Rapids Press male ...

    If people thought Donavan Brazier was good as a junior, they were in for a surprise what he did as a senior. The standout runner from Kenowa Hills broke his own meet record in the 800 in the Division 1 state finals last month with a time of 1 minute, 48.98 seconds.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids West Catholic's Dan Rohn steps down as ...

    West Catholic High School officials announced Thursday that Dan Rohn has stepped down as the school's athletic director after accepting a position at Brook Mortgage. The position will allow him to continue as the school's varsity football coach and facilities manager.

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Grand Rapids High Schools

Adelante High School (1061 Kensington Avenue SW)
C. A. Frost Environmental Science Academy (1460 Laughlin NW)
Central High School (421 Fountain Street NE)
City Middle/High School (111 College Avenue NE)
Coit Arts Academy (617 Coit Avenue NE)