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Suspicious person near Comstock Park High School triggers lockdown

Comstock Park Public Schools locked down its high school Thursday after the Kent County Sheriff's Office informed them of a possible threat in the area.

Kalamazoo Christian advances to state title game

The Kalamazoo Christian girls soccer team defeated North Muskegon Wednesday night in an MHSAA Division 4 state semifinal game.

New Comstock Park High School principal likes direction school is heading

Dan Holden is the new Comstock Park High school principal. He said the community and staff have been very supportive in helping him acclimate to his new ...

Michigan high school state soccer: Country Day wins 15th title  Detroit Free Press

Senior goalie Jon Dougherty made 19 saves in leading Birmingham Detroit Country Day to its state-leading 15th championship.

Michigan high school basketball: MHSAA boys regional scores  Detroit Free Press

Here are the MHSAA boys basketball regional semifinal scores.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn schools dominate many of the champs lists, as Bridge Magazine recognizes winners at schools from Grand Rapids to Detroit and the Upper ...

Top graduates 2019: When their hard work meets the future  St. Paul Pioneer Press

It takes hard work and dedication to graduate at the top of your high school class — whether you end up in the top 10 among 90 classmates or the top 35 among ...

Michigan high school boys basketball: MHSAA regional final parings  Detroit Free Press

Here is the MHSAA boys regional final schedule. All games played on Thursday: Division 1. Region 1 (Mt. Pleasant). Midland vs. Saginaw, 6. Region 2 (Howell).

Region final schedule for Metro Detroit baseball, softball, girls soccer

This is a rundown of where to catch every girls soccer, baseball and softball team in the region championships.

103-year-old leads Comstock Park's homecoming parade

Madelyn Klenk, 103, rode in a 1929 Ford convertible in the Comstock Park High school homecoming parade and called the homecoming game coin toss.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Forest Hills Northern defeats Gull Lake, 1-0 in overtime  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich -- Both Jonathan Kliewer and Kaden McCloughan were incredible in the Division-II high school boys state semifinal at Grand Rapids ...

Record-setting quarterback returns for Comstock Park

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. -- Opening night for high school football in Michigan is Thursday, August 23, which means the 13 ON YOUR SIDE sports department ...

Michigan high school football playoff scores: District championships  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football playoff scores from the district championships.

Los Angeles Rams RB John Kelly goes from Oak Park high school to Super Bowl in 4 years

On Nov. 7, 2014, John Kelly played his last game as a running back for the Oak Park High School football program. It marked the end of a great season and ...

Michigan high school football scores for Week 8  Detroit Free Press

Statewide scores from MHSAA football in Week 8. Addison 26, Vandercook Lake 7. Adrian Lenawee Christian 42, Blanchard Montabella 7. Algonac 28, Armada ...

O-K high school sports conference realigning

The divisions for the O-K Conference, the largest high school sports conference in West Michigan, will soon realign.

Michigan high school football playoffs: District final predictions  Detroit Free Press

The Son of Swami predicts the district final games around the state of Michigan.

Vote for Grand Rapids Press Player of the Week (Jan. 14-19)

Who was the Grand Rapids area's top player last week? MLive readers will decide.

Michigan high school soccer state finals recap

By Peter J. Wallner | | Posted November 04, 2018 at 08:19 AM | Updated November 04, 2018 at 12:09 PM. 0 Comments. Country Day ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: Regional final predictions  Detroit Free Press

Here we are in the regional finals of the 2018 Michigan high school football state playoffs, the last opportunity schools have to host a game.

Football coaches say new rules won’t change much

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — West Michigan high school football coaches say they support new statewide rules that limit the amount of collision contact ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: Regional finals (with times)  Detroit Free Press

Playoff pairings for the Michigan high school football region finals. Dates and times will be announced Monday.

Grand Rapids tech firm celebrates opening of new headquarters

Tech Defenders, which repairs and resells laptops, iPads and Chromebooks, spent $3 million to purchase and renovate a new building in Grand Rapids.

Head-on crash in Plainfield Twp. sends 2 to hospital  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two people were hospitalized Thursday after a head-on crash in Kent County. It happened around 8:30 p.m. near the ...

Fans can pick next Saginaw-area Spring Sports Athlete of Week (May 12-18)

The spring sports season is hitting the home stretch with tennis and track regionals sending the top athletes in the Saginaw area to the state meets. The top ...

High school baseball state rankings are ruled by the undefeated

A closer look at the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association state rankings for May 8, 2019.

Former Grand Ledge band student speaks out about former teacher's felony charge  WILX-TV

'I still can't even believe something like this is happening,' said Tyler Lorencen, former Grand Ledge High School band student. An update on the former Grand ...

She focuses on words and beyond, helping ELL students be successful  School News Network

It's 7:55 a.m. and Christy Tripp-Arkema has a lot of energy. Her cheery voice welcomes students, “Good Morning, Vietnam!” It's one of many cultural references ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: First round predictions  Detroit Free Press

Only one person we know is crazy enough to attempt to pick all 128 first-round playoff games and that is our Son of Swami. In each district, the No. 1 seed is ...

US school violence fast facts  WLOS

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

Future Michigan pitcher Colin Czajkowski is a 'bulldog' on the mound

Able to throw a 92 mph fastball, Czajkowski has an ERA of 0.30 so far in his senior season at Woodhaven.

Rockford-Sparta gymnastics finishes state runner-up

The combined team from Rockford and Sparta high schools earned a second-place finish at Friday's MHSAA team state championship competition.

HS hockey: EGR wins state quarterfinal

East Grand Rapids shut out Big Rapids in a Division 3 hockey state quarterfinal Wednesday night.

Michigan WR target Maliq Carr hopes to play college football and basketball

A four-star football talent, Carr has excelled on the hardwood as well.

Michigan high school football: Mick McCabe's Week 8 state rankings  Detroit Free Press

The Super 10, plus the top 10 in each division after Week 8 of the 2018 Michigan high school football season.

West Ottawa & Holland Christian capture swimming titles

Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOOD) – West Michigan claimed two of the three MHSAA Swimming State Championships on Saturday as West Ottawa and Holland ...

South Christian Sailors sink GR Christian

South Christian rallied for a 56-50 victory over Grand Rapids Christian Friday night in boys' high school basketball action.

National Signing Day 2019: Meet 33 newcomers to Grand Valley State

Lakers split recruits 16 each on offense and defense along with a kicker.

Leland soccer wins first state title after knocking off defending champs -

Leland defeated Ann Arbor Greenhills 1-0 at Comstock Park.

Division 2 state semifinal: Unity Christian-Ludington

Unity dismantled Ludington 69-30 Friday night in a Division 2 state semifinal at Michigan State University's Breslin Center.

Paroled after 47 years in store clerk's execution, killer says: 'One split second has done a lifetime of damage'

When he was 17, Chester Patterson killed Frederick "Rick" Tholen, a teacher moonlighting at a party store during the 1970 Christmas break. Tholen, a forgiving ...

HS hoops: Girls regional semifinals

High school girls basketball teams have moved into the regional stage of the state tournament.

HS hoops: Kok’s jumper sends South Christian to quarterfinals

Grand Rapids South Christian's Connor Kok hit a jump shot in the closing seconds to send the Sailors to a victory in the regional final.

'Tis the Season' every season for The Giving Closet

This is the season to give, but for the The Giving Closet in Comstock Park the season never ends. The Giving Closet was launched six years ago to help provide ...

HS hoops: Girls regional championships

Five area girls high school basketball teams have advanced to the MHSAA state quarterfinals after winning regional titles Wednesday.

A proud Wolf looks back on a career of service to Wyoming  School News Network

Superintendent Thomas Reeder knows how to direct students toward success: remove barriers. He has taken it upon himself to clear pathways, whether it be to ...

Dec. 4 high school basketball roundup

The Holland Civic Center, which just got a facelift, was on display Tuesday night as the Holland Christian boys basketball team played there.

This week in Michigan State recruiting: Making the cut for 4-star WR legacy and new QB offer

A roundup of Michigan State football recruiting news.

Michigan State has commitment from Dallas Fincher, still after more 2020 legacy prospects

East Kentwood's Dallas Fincher goes through a drill during practice on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at East Grand Rapids High School. (Patrick Nothaft |

High School Hoops: Forest Hills Northern remains unbeaten

Forest Hills Northern knocked off Holland Christian 70-58 Friday night in boys high school basketball.

Feb. 10: Jim Olson, Comstock Park High School  Fox17

Classroom of the Week, Feb. 10, 2017: Jim Olson, Comstock Park HS Retired Teacher and Wrestling coach Comstock Park HS students observing Black History ...

Fewer boys playing high school football in MI

The number of kids participating in high school sports is at an all-time high nationwide, led by more girls taking up sports.

No more jail time for student who used Facebook to threaten Comstock Park High School  The Grand Rapids Press -

Malachino was arrested, although Kent County Sheriff's Department investigators did not believe that Malachino had the capacity to carry out the threats.

3 candidates vying for 2 seats on Wyoming Public Schools Board of Education

With two current school board members choosing not to run for reelection this fall, the door is open for two new faces to join the Wyoming Public Schools Board ...

Boys basketball: South Christian hangs on to win

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids South Christian's Tyler Buwalda hit a three-pointer with under a minute to play and the Sailors hung on for ...

HS hoops: Northview wins district title on 3OT buzzer-beater

Northview battled through three overtimes and put one away at the last second Friday to earn a high school boys basketball district crown.

Girls hoops: Defense sends Hamilton to state semifinal

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — Defense has been a staple of the Hamilton girls basketball team all season. On Tuesday night, the Hawkeyes rode that defense to ...

Lowell wrestling punches ticket to states

Lowell rolled to another regional championship in MHSAA wrestling Wednesday night, defeating Byron Center.

Ex-convict, realtor gives back in mentor's memory

Now that his mentor is gone, Anthony Lambers wants to continue Richard Pullen's legacy at Wyoming Public Schools with a scholarship fund.

Mean tweets aimed at Browns kicker befall wrong Zane Gonzalez

The Michigan native and current college baseball coach took it in stride, though.

Michigan high school football playoffs: Predicting each state winner  Detroit Free Press

The Son of Swami has picked each winner for the MHSAA state football championships.

Hot start enough for Detroit King basketball to top Woodhaven, 60-49

King moves on to the Division 1 region championships.

MySchool@Kent students overcome obstacles to get to graduation  School News Network

Students choose online high school for a variety of reasons. Here, a few of this year's graduates reflect on why that type of learning, and the unique supports it ...

Holiday tournament roundup: Jergens scores 50

Holiday tournaments are underway all around West Michigan.

'White Tiger' QB Casey Therriault unretires and signs with German team

Grand Rapids native was a three-time German Bowl MVP.

HS hoops: Unity Christian rolls in state quarterfinal

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Unity Christian boys basketball coach Scott Soodsma wanted to give his senior point guard a quick break late in the third ...

Unity Christian celebrates trio of state titles

At Hudsonville Unity Christian, they're celebrating a historic achievement.

Comstock Park High School announces top graduates

Caitlyn ChuaSupplied Comstock Park High School announces the following top graduates for 2018: Caitlyn Chua Parent: Dante Chua Activities and awards: ...

HS hoops: Unity Christian holds off Benton Harbor

Unity Christian stormed out to a double-digit lead and staved off a second-half comeback to pull out a thrilling win for the regional title.

Otsego boys basketball improves to 15-0

Otsego started Monday's game on a 16-0 run and never looked back, defeating Allegan 71-36 in boys high school basketball action.

Two Michigan football recruiting targets set to decide this week

Justin Rogers and Braiden McGregor, two linemen, could pledge their commitment to the Wolverines.

Northview player emerges from tragedy to win district title

Northview junior Aidan Walker says his buzzer-beater in triple overtime Friday got some help from above.

HS hoops: Tri-Unity routs Bellevue in quarterfinal

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WOOD) — Tri-Unity Christian doubled up Bellevue 62-31 Tuesday night in a Division 4 state quarterfinal played at Charlotte High School.

Allen Park High School hosts 8th annual Military Appreciation Night  Southgate News Herald

Allen Park Public Schools are inviting community members to join them for the district's 8th annual Military Appreciation Night on Sept. 14.

Student who planned murder and rape at Comstock Park High School pleads guilty to terror threat  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The teen who documented his plans to murder and rape fellow students at Comstock Park High School on Facebook and through text ...

Bellevue basketball: Keeping score from above

Like it is for most players, basketball is an outlet for the Costello twins.

Unity Christian hands Holland Christian first loss

Unity Christian topped Holland Christian 63-42 Tuesday night at Unity Christian High School.

Unity Christian claims Division 2 state title

Unity Christian defeated River Rouge 58-55 in the Division 2 state championship game on Saturday in East Lansing.

Comstock Park High School students going 'old school' with cell phones

Walk in to any Comstock Park High School classroom or the cafeteria during any lunch period and something appears to be different.

South Christian opens new gym with double-header sweep

Grand Rapids South Christian opened its new gym with pair of wins against Unity Christian Friday night.

SLP High School enters one-act play in state competition  ECM Publishers

Nineteen Spring Lake Park High School students took on a unique challenge this year by entering a production of “Four Baboons Adoring the Sun” by John ...

“I realize what a privilege it is”  School News Network

Rockstar Teachers Series: There's just something about certain teachers that draws students to them in droves and keeps them checking in years, even decades ...

FH United swimmer has Olympic dreams

A dive into the water has become nearly as routine as getting out of bed in the morning for Henry Schutte.

Mattawan boys rally for big OT victory

Mattawan hit a three-pointer near the end of regulation to help force overtime before defeating Kalamazoo Central.

See complete brackets for 2018 boys state soccer tournament

Flint Powers Catholic's Bryan Lendzion (11) controls the ball during Ludington's game against Flint Powers Catholic in the Division 3 state soccer championship ...

Catholic Central rallies, beats GR Christian

The Grand Rapids Catholic Central boys basketball team rallied Tuesday night to beat Grand Rapids Christian.

Hundreds of Michigan schools don't have a gym teacher. Does yours?  Bridge Michigan

Funding cuts have left 500 schools without physical education. Use this database to see if your school has a gym teacher.

For multiple-time state champ, it's a close race between running and hunting

Hart senior Adelyn Ackley is a natural in both environments.

Wyoming schools ready to celebrate end of restructuring, rebranding process  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Wyoming Public Schools is ready to celebrate completing a restructuring and rebranding process this month that puts the district in a ...

Meet the 2018 Detroit Free Press high school football Dream Team  Detroit Free Press

The 2018 Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team, selected by Free Press special writer Mick McCabe. Capsules compiled by Free Press special writer Keith ...

Defending Division 2 champ Warren De La Salle headed back to Ford Field

De La Salle beat Birmingham Groves 28-0 in one of Saturday's semifinal games.

HS hoops: Late free throws lift East Kentwood to regional title

East Kentwood's Christopher Brown hit two free throws with .7 seconds left to upset Hudsonville in a regional final.

Highlights: Boys basketball playoffs tip off

The MHSAA boys basketball tournament tipped off on Monday night with district matchups.

Basketball roundup: FHN clinches O-K White share

Forest Hills Northern defeated Forest Hills Central Tuesday to clinch a share of the O-K White and improve to 19-0.

Pewamo-Westphalia wins Division 3 title

Pewamo-Westphalia beat Iron Mountain 53-52 in the Division 3 state championship on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.

Former Wyoming Park student is sentenced to prison for drunken crash that killed classmates  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Former Wyoming Park High School student Takunda Mavima is headed to prison, less than a month after pleading guilty to a drunken ...

Grand Rapids rapper Steven Malcolm emerging as national Christian hip hop star

Steven Malcolm didn't set out to be a Christian rapper, let alone a rising national star in the genre.Indeed, the Grand Rapids hip hop artist and Wyoming Park ...

Hudsonville boys, Rockford girls run to conference titles

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Hudsonville placed five runners in the top 10 to take the OK-Red Conference championship in boys cross country action ...

Grand Rapids high school football teams discuss helmets, walk-up songs, slogans in Media Day 2

Get to know some of the Grand Rapids area high school football teams as training camp nears.

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