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Should Whether a High School is Public or Private be Considered When Creating Sports Divisions? [Poll]

The recently announced realignment of the divisions in the O-K Conference did not come without some controversy.

Not all schools were happy with the results, but it was more surprising to hear that "alignment was affected by public schools not wanting to play parochial schools".

Should whether a high school is public or private be considered when creating sports divisions?

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Photo by Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
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Griffins Take Game One Against the IceHogs, 5-3

Teemu Pulkkinen scored the seventh playoff hat trick in Griffins' history on Wednesday night and became the team's all-time leading postseason goal scorer, as Grand Rapids took Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals with a 5-3 win over the Rockford IceHogs at Van Andel Arena.

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Rockford Changes its Name – For Two Weeks

In the spirit of winning another Calder Cup...hint, hint, hint, the city of Rockford has announced it is only prudent that they now be called "Griffinville." Sounds crazy, huh? 

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Harlem Globetrotters Hoop It Up With Pope Francis in Awesome Video

How cool is Pope Francis? Cool enough to ball with the Harlem Globetrotters.

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Deflated Balls Back in the News – NFL Finds Patriots Employees Likely Tampered with Game Balls

An NFL investigation released today claims that New England Patriots employees most likely deflated the footballs used in the AFC Championship.

Another blow for Patriot fans is that the report also states that Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" that it had happened.

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This Grandmother Really Knows how to Celebrate her Birthday [Video]

Celebrating Birthdays is always fun. After all, you get to be the center of attention for a day, adored, loved, celebrated and honored with presents and cake!

Okay, maybe I overstated that a bit, but it still is nice when your special day is made special. For this 91-year old grandmother, her birthday was extra special.

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Did Jamie Foxx Butcher the National Anthem at the Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight? [Video]

The "fight of the century," or so it was called by some, is over. The Mayweather/Paaquiao fight was Saturday night, and Floyd Mayweather won by unanimous decision in 12 rounds.

Did you see it? By all reports is was very under whelming. Many were disappointed at the lack of actual fighting. However, that wasn't the only topic of conversation.

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West Catholic Athletic Director/Football Head Coach Dan Rohn Shares Concerns About O-K Conference Realignment

Last week, the O-K Conference voted to expand by bringing Fruitport and Spring Lake into the conference.

A realignment of the divisions was also approved.

West Catholic Athletic Director/Football Head Coach Dan Rohn shared with us some of his concerns about the realignment and his thoughts on the renewed annual football rivalry between West Catholic and Catholic Central.

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OK Conference Realigns, Adds Teams for 2016-17 Season

WZZM reports that OK Conference officials voted on Wednesday to eliminate the OK Bronze division.

Other divisions will be realigned and two schools will join the OK Conference. Fruitport will be added to the OK Black and Spring Lake will be added to the OK Blue.

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Paddle Relay Around Lower Michigan Will Cover 1,100 Miles Over Three Months

Hundreds of kayakers, standup paddle boarders and surfskiers will take part in the inaugural Paddle Relay Around Lower Michigan.

The event is a relay-style water tour of Michigan's coastline.

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Tampa Bay Lightning Shut Out Detroit Red Wings 2-0, Win Game 7 and Series

It's often said that there is nothing more exciting in sports than a Game 7 and the final game of the series between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night, April 29th, did not disappoint.

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Detroit Red Wings’ Marek Zidlicky Out for Game 7 Due to Head Injury

The Red Wings will take the ice against the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 7 Wednesday night without two of their best and most experienced defensemen.

Marek Zidlicky experienced concussion-like symptoms following Game 6, and it's now been officially announced that he'll be on the sidelines for Game 7 along with the suspended Niklas Kronwall

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