GRFC Women defeat Detroit Sun FC

by (jproth1)

Submitted 06-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Football Club women’s team defeated the visiting Detroit Sun FC, 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Grandville High School. “Today they were just better than us,” DSFC coach Skip Mukhtar said, “They controlled a...

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GRFC falls to Detroit City FC at Fifth Third

by (jproth1)

Submitted 06-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids FC lost 2-0 to the Detroit City FC in a NPSL match that was played at Fifth Third Ballpark on Saturday, June 17, 2017. DCFC’s Shawn Lawson scored the game's first goal in the 62 minute and Bakie Goodman added an insurance...

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Grand Rapids Football Club wins home opener

by (jproth1)

Submitted 05-25-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids FC opened up their 2017 home schedule on Sunday May, 21 with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Torrent at Houseman Field. GRFC found themselves trailing 2-0 at the 11-minute mark of play in the first half. They went on to score three...

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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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Grand Army organizing for another season supporting soccer in Grand Rapids

by (srfox)

Submitted 03-21-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

“One City! One Club!” Drums pound, horns blare, banners wave and marchers sing-along in unison as they march. “GR – FC – Grand Rapids Football Club!” It’s not mardi gras. It’s the sound of the Grand...

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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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How to prepare your child for fall soccer

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

As summer winds down, kids take to the field or court to begin practice for the fall season. Time again to gear up for another great season of cheering your child on from the sidelines. And if your child is like many children at the Y and across the...

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Grand Rapids Football Club brings semi-pro soccer to Houseman Field

by (Ken Tamke)

Submitted 05-26-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Football Club (GRFC) kicks off play at Houseman Field in Midtown in the Great Lakes Premier League this Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. Houseman Field has seen its fair share of football since its construction in 1923, but the football...

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GRFC finding its niche in the GR community

by (rodawolm)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NEWS

On the corner of Diamond Avenue and Fountain Street in the Midtown neighborhood of Grand Rapids sits Houseman Field, a recently renovated stadium owned by the Grand Rapids Public Schools. Built in 1923, the stadium has seen its share of sporting...

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International Community Cup

by (kaparsons)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under

On June 20th and 21st, teams representing nationalities from around the world will compete for the top spot in Bethany Christian Services' fundraiser tournament. Proceeds will benefit Bethany’s Refugee Employment program, which offers...

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