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Forest Hills Central, Grandville, Holland and West Ottawa Student-Athletes Win Scholarships

The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program.

Recipients include students from Grandville, Holland, West Ottawa and Forest Hills Central high schools.

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Grandville Hockey’s Mitchell Parsons Named High School Athlete of the Week

Mitchell Parsons, who captains eighth-ranked Grandville High School's hockey team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Purple Community Game Benefits Van Andel Institute [Sponsored]

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting their fourth annual Purple Community Game to benefit Van Andel Institute on Friday evening.

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Iconic UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian Dies

Legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian died Wednesday. He was 84.

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Should U.S. Little League Champion Have Been Stripped of Title? [Poll]

The Little League International Committee says that the Jackie Robinson West Little League and Illinois District 4 knowingly violated Little League rules by placing players on their team who did not qualify to play because they lived outside the team’s boundaries.

The team has been stripped of its tournament wins, including the Great Lakes Regional and United States championships.

Should the team have been allowed to keep it's championships?

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Central Michigan Names Detroit Assistant John Bonamego as New Head Football Coach [Video]

Left in the lurch by the late departure of former coach Dan Enos for Arkansas, Central Michigan University officially announced its new head coach yesterday.

Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego may lack collegiate head coaching experience, but he seems to more than making up for it in enthusiasm.

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6 Coaching Greats With Ties to Late Dean Smith

Former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith passed away Saturday at the age of 83. Smith leaves behind more than just 879 wins (fourth most in Division 1 history), and the honor of coaching Michael Jordan, though.

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Grand Rapids Griffins Host Great Skate Winterfest This Weekend at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Rapids Griffins will be taking to the ice in Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids and skating for 24 straight hours this weekend to raise money for underprivileged children in the area.

The 13th annual Great Skate Winterfest begins at noon Saturday and runs until 10 p.m. Sunday.

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GVSU Football Recruit Opts Out of His Scholarship to Become Model [Video]

Wednesday was national signing day, when highly sought after high school football players sign their official letter-of-intent to play at the collegiate level.

While there are often surprises like players changing schools at the last minute, one Grand Valley State University recruit was unique in his reasons for foregoing a college scholarship.

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Net a Hoops Trip Through 100.5 The River’s Pro Basketball Flyaway Contest

While New York hosts a professional basketball all-star weekend later this month, you can rev up for your own all-star pro hoops excursion -- or at least enter for a chance at one.

Win a trip to the pro hoops game of your choice through Greatest Hits

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Tom Brady Gets Another Trophy as Super Bowl MVP, But Malcolm Butler Might Get His Truck [Audio]

New England quarterback Tom Brady, the Super Bowl XLIX MVP, says he was overwhelmed with gratitude for the effort by Patriots rookie Malcolm Butler in the final moments of the game.

Brady got a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck as MVP, and says he wants to give it to Butler instead.

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Dick Nelson, Voice of GVSU Football for 37 Years, Dies

Dick Nelson was the voice of Grand Valley State University football for 37 years before retiring prior to the 2014 season due to his health.

Nelson died Sunday morning.

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