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Movie Review: "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki" at UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 06-27-2017 under OPINION

Want to see boxing fans’ jaws hit the mat? Show them Juho Kuosmanen’s The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki, a sports biopic that charts the days leading up to the titular real-life boxer’s infamous 1962 World Featherweight...

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AUDIO - A glimpse into a boxing gym

by (Matt A)

Submitted 08-05-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is a brief audio piece narrating typical activities in a boxing gym. It was taped at the Michigan Golden Gloves Association gym on Leonard by 131.

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In studio - Matthew Altena, amateur boxing reporter

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

This week on Catalyst Radio, Matthew Altena is joining us in the studio. Matt covers the amateur boxing beat in Grand Rapids with regular blow-by-blow descriptions and profiles from the boxing community. To read Matt's stories, check out his...

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Fifty-year-old westsider awarded for performance in boxing ring

by (Matt A)

Submitted 05-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Pat Schmidt, a local westsider in his 50s, proves that you can still be a star in the ring even after hanging up the boxing gloves. Out of 42 referees that participated in the 2010 National Golden Gloves Tournament in Little Rock, Arkansas, Pat...

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KNOCK OUT: Grand Rapids boxers dominate West Michigan finals

by (Matt A)

Submitted 04-05-2010 under NEWS

When it comes to amateur boxing in West Michigan, Grand Rapids is the place to be. The 2010 Michigan Golden Gloves tournament continued Saturday night, and five boxers from the local Michigan Golden Gloves Association (MGGA) gym won West...

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MGGA Boxers Advance to Semi-Finals

by (Matt A)

Submitted 03-26-2010 under NEWS

The Golden Gloves Tournament on Wednesday was an action-packed evening. There were 17 bouts of amateur boxing featuring contestants from all over West Michigan. All three boxers from the Michigan Golden Gloves Association (MGGA) gym won their...

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