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Malewitz, a three-sport athlete at East Grand Rapids, credits older silblings for setting goals, creating a competitive environment

 | Steve Vedder

      East Grand Rapids - Mike Malewitz recently entered grade school when he remembers playing football against his two older brothers on the family's front yard.   As often happens with brothers, the game turned a bit rough. And is also the case wh...  

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Multi-Sport

MHSAA rules transfer students ineligible one full year in their sport of choice

 | State Champs! Network

        The Michigan High School Athletic Association just got tougher on transfers in any given sport.   The Representative Council voted to revise transfer regulations effective for the 2019-20 school year. The new transfer rule will make t...  

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Softball

GR Catholic Central sophomore to compete on the Mexican Junior National Softball team

 | Steve Vedder

  Grand Rapids - Demi Lopez has always been proud of her heritage. Now it's led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.   The Grand Rapids Catholic Central sophomore, whose parents and grandparents were born in Mexico, elected on a lark to fly to California in February...  

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Track and Field

Courage, commitment carry U-D's Sean English to the finish line of his final high school race

 | State Champs! Network

Click above to watch the feature on Sean   By Matt Mowery Detroit - To say that Wednesday’s emotional run was the race of Sean English’s life would diminish the interminable marathon his life’s already been put through. It wasn’t even ...  

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Lacrosse

Cranbrook's Isabelle Scane - May's Serra Chevrolet Athlete of the Month

 | Jonathon Kidd

Click above to watch the video  Serra Chevrolet is proud to recognize the hard working people in the communities they serve with the Serra Chevrolet Community Awards! May's Athlete of the month goes to Isabelle Scane from Cranbrook. Isabelle is a top Lacrosse Player w...  

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Soccer

Girls Soccer Preseason Top Players: WL Northern's Wolfe and Marian's Eichenlaub among state's best

 | Dan Stickradt

  This is a transition year of high school girls soccer in this state.   The first year of the U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy for girls soccer has lured approximately 200 players away from high school soccer in Michigan and some 6,400 nationally.    ...  

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Basketball

Southfield Christian's Josh Baker - April's Serra Chevrolet Teacher of the Month

 | Alysia Babcock

Serra Chevrolet is proud to recognize the hard working people in the communities they serve with the Serra Chevrolet Community Awards! April's Teacher of the month goes to Josh Baker from Southfield Christian. Josh is the Middle School Dean of Students, he teaches bible at the High Sc...  

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Softball

Hudsonville pitcher rebounds after Tommy John surgery, has sites on a bright future

 | Steve Vedder

    Hudsonville - Something didn't feel right when Aleigha Talsma tried to throw.   After an outstanding freshman season, the Hudsonville pitcher began experiencing pain in her elbow, a puzzling numbness in her pinky finger, a drop in velocity and a signific...  

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Multi-Sport

MHSAA Executive Director Jack Roberts to retire in August

 | Jonathon Kidd

    East Lansing - Jack Roberts, who has served as Executive Director of the Michigan High School Athletic Association since the fall of 1986, will retire in August.   Roberts will conclude his tenure as the second-longest serving full-time Executive Di...  

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Wrestling

Serra Chevrolet's Athlete of the Month - Rory Cox of Detroit Catholic Central

 | Jonathon Kidd

Serra Chevrolet's Athlete of the Month goes to Rory Cox of Detroit Catholic Central.  Rory is an All- State wrestler ranked #9 nationally, and helped lead his Shamrocks to back-to-back Division 1 State Titles. After graduation Rory will attend the United States Naval Academy ...  

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