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  • 3 hrs ago | via Grand Haven Tribune 

    Prep Roundup: Western Michigan Christian ties Hollan...

    "This was a great tuneup for the district," said WMC coach David Hulings. "We played very well, but looked quite tired."

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  • 9 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids Team of the Week: Middleville girls soc...

    MIDDLEVILLE Middleville's girls soccer players Holly Hal l and Makayla King don't remember the last time the Trojans won a conference championship, and there's a good reason for that. Middleville was voted the MLive Grand Rapids Press Team of the Week, and the 16,346 votes the Trojans totaled was the most any team in the area received this season.

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  • 10 hrs ago | via MLive.com 

    Fruitport Calvary Christian's Taylor Richards honore...

    Taylor Richards got five years because of Calvary Christian's low enrollment per MHSAA rules, and was able to compete on the varsity as an eighth-grade student-athlete. The three-sport athlete, who really excelled at basketball, recognized the extra time was a blessing, and approached her fifth season a little differently.

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  • Wednesday | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids Northview's 6-foot-4 Emma VanZanten ver...

    GRAND RAPIDS Northview junior post player Emma VanZanten received a scholarship offer from Western Michigan University a year ago, and the offers kept right on coming in the months that followed. In all, VanZanten said she received offers from eight or nine Division 1 schools, including Youngstown State, University of Detroit Mercy and Fairview University.

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  • Wednesday | via MLive.com 

    Calvin track and field athletes prepare for NCAA III...

    Canton, NY- The national qualifiers on the Calvin Track and Field team spent the day before the national meet at St. Lawrence University preparing for its events. Six Knights will be competing in the events on Thursday.

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  • Wednesday | via MLive.com 

    East Grand Rapids baseball team climbs to the top of...

    The East Grand Rapids baseball team held on to the No. 1 spot in Wednesday's final Division 2 state poll from the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association.

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  • Tuesday May 19 | via MLive.com 

    Lowell baseball's resilience has shined behind impec...

    For the second consecutive year the Lowell baseball team finished on top of the OK White conference. But this year was different thanks to the "best pitching staff ever," according to coach Juston Miller.

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  • Tuesday May 19 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids Christian throwers look to cap breakthr...

    Grand Rapids Christian boys track coach Kris Koster learned early in the season not to take bets from the Eagles' shot put and discus coach Tim Stapert. Heading into Christian 's first OK White meet against Jenison on April 16, Stapert dared Koster to buy him a steak dinner if the Eagles throwers tallied more points than the Wildcats.

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  • Monday May 18 | via MLive.com 

    Three-game win streak puts Reeths-Puffer girls socce...

    After back-to-back OK Black conference losses to Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills on May 5 and Zeeland East on May 7, the Reeths-Puffer girls soccer team has regained some ground with a three-game win streak. The Rockets opened their win streak with impressive offensive performances against North Muskegon on May 8 and Grand Rapids Union on May 12. Reeths-Puffer then added a narrow 1-0 win over cross-town rival Mona Shores on May 14. "We played well from start to finish," Tjapkes said.

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  • Monday May 18 | via MLive.com 

    Zeeland East baseball team rebounds from OK Black ti...

    For the Zeeland East baseball team , there was no denying the frustration of giving up an early lead at Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills in the first game of a "must sweep" three-game series, and then losing the series and any chance at an OK Black title. But bouncing back to win three straight non-conference games, and raising its season record to 15-12, showed the Chix are refocused on finishing strong and maybe even doing something the team has never done: winning a district tournament title.

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  • Saturday May 16 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids South Christian edges East Grand Rapids...

    The Sailors' 4x400 relay team won the meet's final event to fend off East Grand Rapids, which needed to finish second in that event but took third. "It was a close meet and we have the ultimate respect for South Christian," EGR coach Nick Hopkins said.

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  • Friday May 15 | via MLive.com 

    East Kentwood boys track team dominates Division 1 r...

    The East Kentwood boys track team won eight events and added runner-up finishes in three others to record 161 points and take top team honors at the Division 1 regionals on Friday at Grand Haven High School. Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills finished second with 82 points, while Holland West Ottawa added 78 points.

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Grand Rapids High Schools

Adelante High School (1061 Kensington Avenue SW)
C. A. Frost Environmental Science Academy (1460 Laughlin NW)
Central High School (421 Fountain Street NE)
City Middle/High School (111 College Avenue NE)
Coit Arts Academy (617 Coit Avenue NE)