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Warrior outfielder anxious for breakout season

Warrior outfielder anxious for breakout season

REMUS — Senior Jaycob Sharp and his Chippewa Hills Warriors baseball team got out to a 2-0 start last week with a pair of 5-1 victories …

Coyote senior Jeffery Phenix signs with Delta College

Coyote senior Jeffery Phenix signs with Delta College

REED CITY — Reed City senior catcher Jeffery Phenix wanted to study criminal justice in college and play baseball at the same time. He …

Crossroads battles Brethren to 0-0 tie

Crossroads battles Brethren to 0-0 tie

BIG RAPIDS — Brethren and Crossroads Charter Academy were finally able to see outdoor girls soccer action on Thursday and battled to a …

Big Rapids tennis tops Grant 5-3

Big Rapids tennis tops Grant 5-3

BIG RAPIDS — The Big Rapids girls tennis team picked up a 5-3 win over Grant on Thursday at home. “The top of our singles and doubles …

Ferris Sports

Ferris State hoops signs three recruits during spring signing period

Ferris State hoops signs three recruits during spring signing period

BIG RAPIDS — The NCAA Division II National Champion Ferris State University men’s basketball squad recently continued to reload its …

FSU alum Justin Zimmer signed by NFL’s Atlanta Falcons

FSU alum Justin Zimmer signed by NFL’s Atlanta Falcons

Former Ferris State University standout defensive lineman Justin Zimmer (Greenville) has earned another opportunity in the National …

Annual basketball game raises funds for Special Olympics team

Annual basketball game raises funds for Special Olympics team

BIG RAPIDS — Two teams played a basketball game on Tuesday at Jim Wink Arena, but the score of the game was an afterthought. Ferris State …

Ferris basketball squads ready for Special Olympics game

Ferris basketball squads ready for Special Olympics game

BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State University is ready to host its 13th-annual Heart-to-Heart, Hand-in-Hand basketball game. The game is put …

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Martin slams helps Tigers send Orioles to 6th straight loss

Martin slams helps Tigers send Orioles to 6th straight loss

DETROIT (AP) — The rebuilt Detroit Tigers dominated the Baltimore Orioles. Leonys Martin hit his first big league grand slam, Jeimer …

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could …

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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, …