Local soccer player trains in neighborhood park, Kent Trails for chance at pros

by (ebouwens)

Submitted 04-05-2016 under VOICES

It’s an overcast February day at Clemente Park. The late winter thaw has melted the snow revealing the dull, listless grass. A young man in sweats pulls up in a faded black Nissan Sentra and begins to pull some gear out of the back seat....

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New soccer league encourages neighbors to have fun, build community

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under NEWS

Grand Rapids has a new local community soccer league: the GR Champions League. It was started "to celebrate and connect the unique citizens and neighborhoods of Grand Rapids through the power of the beautiful game." Teams from different...

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