Grand Rapids Sports News

Grand Rapids Sports News

Follow coverage of your favorite teams in Grand Rapids, MI. Discuss news about high school, college, and pro sports teams and that of their rivals here.

  • 5 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    Thursday football roundup: Saginaw Heritage downs Ar...

    After months of anticipation and preparation, the 2015 high school football season is finally upon us. Which teams made a statement in day one of action? Continue to follow MLive as we're here for the major moments and thrilling momentum shifts this season has to offer.

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  • 8 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    East Grand Rapids beats Catholic Central 28-14 in ga...

    EAST GRAND RAPIDS, MI East Grand Rapids football coach Peter Stuursma stopped short of calling Thursday's season opener against Catholic Central a must-win game, but it was clearly one the Pioneers had to have. The Pioneers defeated the Cougars 28-14 in the MLive Grand Rapids Press Game of the Week, which was huge because of EGR's schedule.

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  • 10 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    Live blog: Catholic Central at East Grand Rapids

    The Pioneers pounded away, just like in the third quarter, to get the go-ahead score on a 4-yard run by Bryce Henkey with 3:21 left to win the series for the third consecutive time. After the score, the Pioneers' Harry Boeschenstein picked off a Joe Ens pass on the first ensuing play, and Henkey added another score in the final minute to seal it.

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  • 15 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    Football conference previews: Olivet, Stockbridge re...

    The Eagles return the potent running back combination of Chase Martin and Wyatt Smith and should be the frontrunner to repeat as GLAC champions. tied for second in the conference last season at 3-2 and returns plenty of talent in a high-powered offense that averaged 46.1 points per game.

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  • Wednesday | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids Catholic Central senior Alec Ruthven su...

    In his first season of high school soccer, senior Alec Ruthven needed little time to assume a leadership role on a young Grand Rapids Catholic Central team. The three-year football player decided to try out for the Cougars soccer team in his final year of high school, and now the striker must overcome his first major setback in the sport, as he suffered what coach Brian Hughes called a likely collarbone fracture during Wednesday's 5-3 win over Wyoming.

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  • Wednesday | via MLive.com 

    East Grand Rapids boys cross country team picks up w...

    When they are as good as the ones offered at East Grand Rapids , Nick Hopkins doesn't mind at all. The Pioneers opened the season as the third-ranked team in the state in the preseason top-five poll for Division 2. On Monday they backed up that lofty ranking with a win in the Black Division race at the Kenowa Hills Invitational.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via WXMI-TV Grand Rapids 

    FOX 17 Blitz Preview Week 1

    High School football is back and so is the Blitz. This week, we will have extended coverage of high school football during sports on Thursday, and then the first Blitz of the year airing Friday night at 10:30 p.m. Follow us on Twitter during game nights for the latest in scores: twitter.com/FOX17Blitz .

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via MLive.com 

    Football conference previews: Jackson looks to move ...

    The Comets have reached the playoffs six of the last seven seasons. nearly became the first Lansing Public Schools team to win a state championship as it fell short 28-27 to Grand Rapids South Christian for its lone loss of the season.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via MLive.com 

    Voters creating lopsided favorites in Grand Rapids B...

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI There are some crazy favorites emerging thanks to your high school football picks so far for the first Beat the Elite contest of the season, including our MLive Grand Rapids Game of the Week. East Grand Rapids, which will host Catholic Central at 7 p.m. Thursday to kick off our GOW, is favored by 71 percent of the nearly 200 contestants as of Tuesday morning.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via MLive.com 

    Week 1: Crosstown Throwdown, GRidiron Classic highli...

    Here's how you can watch six games this week when the 2015 season opens across the Grand Rapids area. Pick a game Thursday night when the season kicks off, then head to Houseman Field Friday for a doubleheader, then catch a tripleheader at Grand Valley State University Saturday.

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  • Nov 28, 2014 | via MLive.com 

    Jackson Lumen Christi football faces two-time defend...

    The Titans scored on their first five offensive possessions and took a knee to end the first half en route to a 47-0 blowout against Buchanan. Lumen Christi's first opponent this year presents a much bigger challenge as the Titans will visit two-time defending Division 5 state champion Grand Rapids West Catholic .

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  • Aug 28, 2014 | via MLive.com 

    Five things to know when East Grand Rapids hosts Cat...

    Thursday's season opener featuring Catholic Central at East Grand Rapids has earned MLive Grand Rapids Press Game of the Week honors for the second time in four years. But unlike the 2012 game when the Cougars won, 33-14, this one is shaping up to be a thriller.

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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)