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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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Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament

by (grrtl)

Submitted 07-08-2016 under

Play in the 4th annual Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life. This fun, competitive event will take place at Belknap Park on Saturday, August 6 (men's & women's doubles) and Sunday, August 7 (...

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Sports in the Park: Soccer

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Have you ever wanted to learn to play a sport but didn’t know where to start? Join us for fun and active sports clinics at some of our beautiful city parks. Kids of all ages are welcome to come and learn how to play a favorite or new sport....

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Sports in the Park: Tennis

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Have you ever wanted to learn to play a sport but didn’t know where to start? Join us for fun and active sports clinics at some of our beautiful city parks. Kids of all ages are welcome to come and learn how to play a favorite or new sport....

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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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Long time Westsider works to build community as Union High School's new football coach

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-11-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Rick Angstman, recently hired as the new Head Varsity Football Coach for Union High School for Grand Rapids Public Schools, says his job as the football coach is not just passing along a love of football to the teens at Union- but is also a channel...

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Disc golf popularity continues to grow in Grand Rapids community

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Casual Riverside Park-goers walking through the park a few weekends back might have encountered dozens of Frisbees- or "discs," as they're called in the sport of disc golf- flying through the air. Competitive disc golfers at the...

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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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Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament

by (grrtl)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under

Join the fun at the 3rd annual Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life on Saturday, August 8, and Sunday, August 9, 2015.   This event is open to players of all ages and skill levels.  Participants...

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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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