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Donna Lucas | Obituary  Grand Haven Tribune

Donna Mae Lucas, age 86, of Spring Lake, Michigan, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019. She was born December 16, 1932, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, ...

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.

Back to school: Meet the new school principals across Greenville County  Greenville News

More than a dozen Greenville County schools welcome new principals for 2019-20 school year. Here's who they are.

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 ...

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

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

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.

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 ...

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).

Man charged in killings of Comstock Park grad, Barry County neighbor

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A man accused of killing a 21-year-old Comstock Park man and a Barry County neighbor was arraigned on multiple charges, including ...

Henry Ford Health System partnering with Downriver school district to open clinic  Southgate News Herald

A Downriver school district and hospital network are joining forces to offer additional health benefits to students.

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.

All-state baseball teams feature plenty of state-championship talent

A look at the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state teams for 2019.

Plan failed? Draw up a new one  School News Network

Two years ago, Chris Hribek will tell you, his high school career was a disaster with failing grades, attendance issues and a big attitude problem. Back in the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Photos: Kalamazoo Christian defeats North Muskegon 1-0 in Division 4 girls soccer semifinal

Kalamazoo Christian defeated North Muskegon 1-0 Wednesday night in the Division 4 girls soccer semifinal at Comstock Park High School. They will face Royal ...

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

Michigan high school football playoff scores from the district championships.

Wife of double murder suspect says husband 'snapped'

The wife of a 63-year-old Barry County murder suspect says her husband was never violent before and "something snapped in his head."

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.

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 ...

Senior quarterback leading the way at Comstock Park  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. -- Comstock Park High School averaged more than 40 point per game last season and finished 6-3 in the regular season before ...

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 ...

Cops and campers bond over cool summer experiences  School News Network

Fifth-grader Alexis Lavallee decided she may become a police officer after meeting Jesse, one of 12 horses assigned to the Kent County Sheriff's Department ...

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.

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.

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.

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Breaking down an 'overwhelming' week for Portage Northern baseball

The Huskies upset the state's No. 1 team in the playoffs, then watched Northern grads Tommy Henry and Ben Keizer lead U-M past UCLA.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

King moves on to the Division 1 region championships.

Rotary BBQ Thursday, July 11

Tomorrow (Thursday, July 11) is the second Comstock Park Rotary BBQ fundraiser of the summer. My wife is a member, so I like to give her and the Rotary a ...

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

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

Overtime goal sends Forest Hills Northern to Saturday's state finals

FHN will take on Detroit Country Day in Saturday's state finals.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Highland Park high school students learn options now that their school is closing  Michigan Radio

The emergency manager of the Highland Park schools organized a community forum which turned out to be a carnival of surrounding schools. They set up ...

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.

Hailey Hernandez, Lyle Yost Named NISCA National High School Diving Champions  SwimSwam

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced 200 divers as high school All-Americans for the 2018-2019 season.

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 ...

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.

“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 ...

Who first coined Fosbury Flop and why the Olympic champ is headed to West Michigan

High jumper Dick Fosbury of the United States is shown in October 1968, debuting his celebrated "Fosbury Flop," during the Summer Olympics in Mexico City.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 |

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

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

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.

HS hockey: Division 1 regional semifinals

The high school hockey tournament continued Thursday with regional semifinals.

Second Chances: GR Christian rapper Steven Malcolm draws on his Jamaican roots for innovative, inspirational sound  REVUE

With more than 15 million streams of his songs, it's easy to understand why Steven Malcolm feels like making music is his calling. Connecting wi...

Nation's top-rated 2020 OG Justin Rogers puts Michigan in top 5

Michigan is one step closer to earning a commitment from the top-rated offensive guard in the country as Oak Park senior Justin Rogers announced the ...

Two Michigan football recruiting targets set to decide this week

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

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 ...

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.

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.

New schools chief worked his way up to leadership  School News Network

“Dream big, work hard and make it happen”: That's the mantra of Craig Hoekstra, a familiar face in the district, who this week was selected as the new ...

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 ...

Wyoming schools holding contest to choose new mascot and colors for its new high school  The Grand Rapids Press -

The school board has retained GMB Architectural firm to determine the status of all school sites.

Highland Park schools set to exit emergency management  Michigan Radio

The only Michigan school district left under emergency management will transition back to local control. A multi-million dollar deficit prompted a state.

Photos: Winter storm hits West Michigan

Between all of the troubles caused by the plummeting temperatures and blowing snow, the polar vortex led to some picturesque photos.

FH Northern beats FH Central to stay undefeated

Forest Hills Northern knocked off Forest Hills Central in boys basketball Tuesday night, 73-65.

Three Comstock Park students expelled for fight uploaded to YouTube

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP -- Three Comstock Park High School students involved in a hallway fight viewed thousands of times on YouTube were expelled ...

Last Wyoming Park senior class shares thoughts on graduation after heartbreaking loss of classmate

The class is Wyoming Parks 75th to graduate, and will be the school's last.

What it takes to be a National Merit semifinalist and what's next

About 16000 students nationwide have been named National Merit semifinalists, including 54 from Kent and Ottawa counties.

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 ...

These are the best 50 public high schools for athletics in Michigan, report says

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.

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

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) – Anthony Lambers dropped out of high school, then spent years in prison. Through it all, there was one man who stuck with him.

Brace yourself: Cold temperatures, snow this weekend

The leaves may still be on the trees but more snow is ramping up for the week ahead.

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 ...

MLive's favorite photos from the MHSAA Division 3 track and field state championships

Mike Clark. Scenes from the MHSAA Division 3 track and field state championships at Comstock Park High School in Comstock Park on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Top statewide girls track and field marks after regionals

Lansing Catholic's Olivia Theis wins the girls 3200m at the MHSAA Division 3 track and field state championships at Comstock Park High School in Comstock ...

Snow Cover and Ice Extent

The Great Lakes has a 56.4% ice cover. The ice cover on Lake Michigan is at 31.2%. This was the Muskegon Channel Monday PM. The strong west wind ...

Jim McElwain signs 17 at Central Michigan, pulls in former SEC QB  Detroit Free Press

New Central Michigan football coch Jim McElwain inked part of his first class on Wednesday.

Looking back, ahead at Michigan's high school boys soccer scene

The Michigan High School Athletic Association's 2016 boys soccer season was an unforgettable one, and this is shaping up to be memorable, too.

Allen Park family loses most of its possessions in fire; two cats die  Southgate News Herald

Two people made it safely out of their house after it caught on fire, but their cats weren't so fortunate. Family members also lost most of their possessions. The fire ...

Hazel Park High School's miracle revival -- and what may kill it

Hazel Park High's academic turnaround plan transformed it from one of the state's worst high schools to one of the best in just two years. Will district finances halt ...

Looking back at Michigan's memorable girls track and field dynasties

Oak Park High School track team champions at the MHSAA Track and Field Championship at Rockford High School in Rockford, Mich., Saturday, May 30, 2015.

What will determine how cold this winter will be?

Winters in West Michigan can be wildly different from year to year.

No. 1 North Muskegon beats Houghton Lake for regional title, but Norse want it all

MUSKEGON – On the surface, North Muskegon's top-ranked girls soccer team is quite impressive. After the Norse posted their fifth shutout in as many ...

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.

Comstock Park teen to stand trial for April crash that killed 1, injured 3

A Comstock Park teen has been ordered to stand trial for a deadly crash in April that killed a passenger and critically injured three others when his car slammed ...

Grand Rapids 2017 high school football previews, schedules, more

The 2017 high school football season will kick off Aug. 24-26 for teams across Grand Rapids. Here's a rundown of area teams.

'Speak out,' Erin Brockovich tells residents affected by toxic dumping

"Ask questions. Demand answers. That's where the change will really begin," Environmental and Consumer Activist Erin Brockovich said to residents affected by ...

Seven Comstock Park students charged with illegal entry into teacher’s home  Fox17

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. --Seven Comstock Park students are expected to plead guilty to one count each of illegal entry after charged with entering the home of ...

Leland spoils Kalamazoo Hackett comeback try in D4 boys soccer semifinals

HOLLAND, MI - Kalamazoo Hackett shut out its opponents in five playoff games leading up to Wednesday's Division 4 state semifinal showdown with Leland.

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