Inaugural West Michigan VaperFest Vapes Up Saturday [Sponsored]
The inaugural West Michigan VaperFest is Saturday, highlighting and selling vaping and vaping products.
New England Bludgeons Indianapolis 45-7, Advances to Super Bowl
Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and LeGarrette Blount ran for three more TDs Sunday in leading the host New England Patriots into the Super Bowl with a 45-7 AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
Celebrate Your New Year’s Eve Safely Using Grand Rapids Cab, Limousine Services
If you are anything like us, then you like to throw down on New Year's Eve and have some fun. Well, it's always good to go in prepared folks. To help out, we have compiled a list of cab companies and limousine services in greater Grand Rapids.
Kenowa Hills High School Boys’ Soccer’s Peter Brown Named Athlete of the Week
Kenowa Hills High School boys' soccer player Peter Brown is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week. Second-year Knights Coach Frank Andrade almost sounds like he doesn't have enough superlatives to describe Brown. "He excels," Andrade said of Kenowa Hills' leading scorer. "He's a great player and he's become a great leader."
Grand Rapids Christian High School Boys’ Soccer’s Jacob Witte Named Athlete of the Week
Grand Rapids Christian High School boys' soccer player Jacob Witte is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week. The senior forward's leadership as captain and contributor is one of the primary reasons why Grand Rapids Christian is 14-1-1 and is ranked No. 3 in Division 2 by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches' Association. "I could tell on my first day that he'd stand
Ottawa Hills High School Volleyball’s Ladaysia Alexander Named Athlete of the Week
Ottawa Hills High School volleyball player Ladaysia Alexander is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. Consider Alexander's selection for the honor one as much for her perseverance in addition to her being a stellar student-athlete. "Ladaysia Alexander has had to overcome more obstacles in 17 years than most individuals would in their entire life," Ottawa Hills Coach Sara She
Rockford High School Boys’ Water Polo’s David Newberger Named Athlete of the Week
Rockford High School boys' water polo player David Newberger is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. Newberger excels athletically and academically, standing out on a team currently ranked No. 1 by the Michigan Water Polo Association with a 17-1 record after a 15-7 win Wednesday night over East Kentwood. "David Newberger epitomizes the (term) student-athlete," Rockford Coach
Jenison High School Boys’ Soccer’s Luke VanderVeen Named Athlete of the Week
Jenison High School boys' soccer player Luke VanderVeen is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. VanderVeen's last-minute goal in Jenison's 1-0 win over Zeeland East last week is indicative of the type of competitor he is, Wildcats Coach Brian Selk said.
Michigan’s Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III Leaving for NBA
University of Michigan men's basketball players Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas are forgoing their last two years of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft. Michigan Coach John Beilein announced their decisions in a news conference Tuesday. Both are sophomores, with Robinson from St. John, Ind., and Stauskas from Mississauga, Ontario.
Grand Rapids Nets NBA D-League Franchise for 2014-15 Season
The NBA Development League today announced that SSJ Group, LLC, led by Steve Jbara, has purchased the Springfield Armor and is relocating the Massachusetts club to Grand Rapids for the 2014-15 season with a direct affiliation with the NBA's Detroit Pistons. The announcement was made this afternoon at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.
Super Bowl Commercials: From ‘Draft Day’ Trailer, ‘We Can Always Talk Football’ [Video]
The 'Draft Day' Super Bowl trailer is just right for Sunday's big game, with footage from the sports film featuring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner talkin' all things football!
Super Bowl Commercials: Terry Crews and The Muppets Carpool [Video]
The latest of weird, but funny, Super Bowl 2014 commercials features one of 'The Expendables' sharing a ride with Jim Henson's anthropomorphic, puppetized band.