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Tait Morrissey honored as MHSAA Scholar Athlete

Tait Morrissey honored as MHSAA Scholar Athlete

EAST LANSING – Being able to balance sports, academics and extracurricular activities is no small feat if you are Tait Morrissey. The Big …

Baldwin basketball players earn all-conference awards

Baldwin basketball players earn all-conference awards

BALDWIN — Four players from Baldwin’s West Michigan D League and Class D district championship boys basketball team have received …

Pine River boys reflect on championship season

Pine River boys reflect on championship season

LEROY — Three Pine River boys basketball players, who played a key role in a Class C boys district championship season, have earned …

Local athletes earn BCAM all-state honors

Local athletes earn BCAM all-state honors

BIG RAPIDS — The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its all-state teams this week, and the recipients included …

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Ferris basketball squads teaming up for Special Olympics game

Ferris basketball squads teaming up for Special Olympics game

BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State University is gearing up to host its 12th-annual Heart-to-Heart, Hand-in-Hand basketball game. The game is put …

Ferris State softball splits GLIAC doubleheader with Ohio Dominican

Ferris State softball splits GLIAC doubleheader with Ohio Dominican

COLUMBUS, Ohio —  For the second consecutive day, the Ferris State University softball team registered a Great Lakes Intercollegiate …

Ferris men’s tennis ranked in top 15

Ferris men’s tennis ranked in top 15

By Ferris State Athletics BIG RAPIDS — After an impressive start to the 2016-17 campaign, the Ferris State University men’s tennis team …

Ferris State saddened by loss of longtime supporters  Ott Gingrich & Tom Cook

Ferris State saddened by loss of longtime supporters Ott Gingrich & Tom Cook

By Ferris State Athletics BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State University and FSU Athletics was saddened by the loss this past week of two longtime …

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Ken Griffey Jr. could have gone to Michigan for football

ANN ARBOR — Ken Griffey Jr. is months away from going into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Having gone straight from Cincinnati Moeller High …

Grand Rapids Griffins clinch postseason berth

By Grand Rapids Griffins MILWAUKEE – The Grand Rapids Griffins punched their ticket to the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs with a 3-2 victory …

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JEFF SEIDEL: Tigers’ plan may include trading J.D., Verlander

Come here, buddy. Have I got a deal for you? My name is Al. Al Avila. I’m the general manager of the Detroit Tigers, and I’ll be your …

JEFF SEIDEL: Stafford marches Lions back, defense seals it

Once again, it was on Matthew Stafford. Once again, Stafford came through in the clutch, leading the Detroit Lions to a 31-28 victory. Yes, …