For the first time since 2003, ESPN will make its way to Mid-American Conference country for their Saturday college football pregame show, College Gameday, as they come to Kalamazoo to broadcast at Western Michigan University.
Grand Valley State and Ferris State are the top two seeds in Super Region 4 of the NCAA Division II Championship Playoffs, and if both teams past early round tests, they will play each other again in the Regional Championship Game.
The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but that never stops the West Michigan Whitecaps, because construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning.
Western Michigan's Broncos stayed undefeated, rallying to take out Kent State 37-21 for a school record tenth victory. Meanwhile, their energetic coach, P.J. Fleck is attracting national attention as the school tries to figure out how to keep him around.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles play in the Mid-American Conference, which sold their soul to the devil (ESPN) and forces its teams to play Tuesday night games. That means the Eagles will play in Muncie, Ind. on Election Night. So why not turn it into a civics lesson and wear helmets encouraging everyone…
Complete with a 'W' flag and new lyrics to reflect the Cubs' victory, this performance by the Chicago 'Hamilton' cast is bound to give goosebumps to fans of baseball (and of 'Hamilton'). As long as they're not Indians fans.