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Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Recap, April 13th

Submitted 04-18-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

GRRD All Stars defeat Flint Roller Derby and GRRD Attack battled it out against Ypsilanti

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Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Preview, Saturday, April 13th

Submitted 04-11-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Raggidy All Stars vs. Flint Roller Derby and Grand Raggidy Attack vs. Ypsilanti Vigilantes

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Grand Raggidy Roller Derby season kicks off with double header against Guelph's Royal City Roller Derby this Saturday, March 23

Submitted 03-21-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Learn more about this season's home opener from Sugarpants, GRRD All Star team captain

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents Sports Photography Exhibition 'Who Shot Sports'

Submitted 10-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Fall 2018 exhibition features over 200 images spanning 175 years of sports.

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Photo Gallery: Sumo comes to Grand Rapids for Asian-Pacific Festival Week

Submitted 06-14-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The Sake, Sushi and Sumo event took place at the J.W. Marriott on Friday, June 8, 2018.

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Hockey is a community

Submitted 04-04-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

A popular sport in Michigan, hockey is a sport enjoyed by many. A series of local adult league tournaments help make hockey more than a game.

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Spoke Folks hosts first Beer City Bike Fest

Submitted 08-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

All of this grease and sweat calls an end-of-summer celebration: Beer City Bike Fest, a free bike carnival and music festival will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at The Spoke Folks from 12 p.m.-10 p.m.

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

Submitted 06-27-2017 under OPINION

Community reviewer for the UICA, Patrick Feutz, discusses a sports biopic that charts the days leading up to the titular real-life boxer’s infamous 1962 World Featherweight Title bout with reigning champ Davey Moore.

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Mike Hessman song chronicles his storied 20-year career

Submitted 04-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

New West Michigan Whitecaps coach set the all-time minor league record for home runs. A recently released tune by Howie Newman explores his baseball exploits.

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Fast track to success: the Sekayi Bracey Story

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

When East Kentwood native Sekayi Bracey was just 8 years old, her elementary gym teacher encouraged her to pursue running. The Youth Grant Committee at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded a grant to the track program in 2006 and Sekayi was featured in our annual report for 2005-2006.

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