Grand Rapids Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Grand Rapids, MI
  • 22 min ago | via MLive.com 

    Two first-time champs, three blowouts, one action-pa...

    Detroit Western International's Antwan Smith , Brailen Neely and Julius Palmer celebrate after Detroit Western defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 62-59 in the Class A boys basketball finals at the Breslin Center in East Lansing Friday, March 28, 2015. dunks against Saginaw Arthur Hill in the Class A boys basketball finals at the Breslin Center in East Lansing Saturday, March 28, 2015.

    Comment?

  • Yesterday | via MLive.com 

    Hope roundup: No. 22 women's tennis topped in nation...

    The Hope College women's tennis team lost its matchup of nationally ranked teams on Saturday, falling at No. 23 Case Western Reserve 8-1 in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Comment?

  • Yesterday | via MLive.com 

    Flint Beecher neutralizes Grand Rapids NorthPointe C...

    Flint Beecher boys basketball coach Mike Williams likes comparing tempo to throwing the first punch and winning fights, but Saturday's win took a little preparation too. Williams started off his question-and-answer session with the media after his team's 78-52 win over Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian with heavy praise for the Mustangs' senior guard Preston Huckaby.

    Comment?

  • Yesterday | via MLive.com 

    For Flint Beecher community, basketball state titles...

    Whenever the Buccaneers step onto the basketball court, a sea of fans, draped in red gear, travel to whatever building to proudly support the team. During the bridge of the national anthem, everyone knows to point the letter "B" toward the American flag in unison, which represents their togetherness.

    Comment?

  • Yesterday | via MLive.com 

    Class C finals: Loss hurts, but future bright for Gr...

    EAST LANSING NorthPointe Christian basketball coach Jared Redell called his starters off the court with 1:30 to go in Saturday's 78-52 loss to Flint Beecher in the Class C state championship game. Mustangs junior forward Tyler Baker took his time once he got to the bench, walking slowly down the line and sharing an embrace with his each of his teammates, team managers and finally one with Redell.

    Comment?

  • Saturday | via MLive.com 

    Live updates: Flint Beecher vs. Grand Rapids NorthPo...

    The Class C state finals will be decided Saturday afternoon between two teams that took different pathways to the Breslin. No. 1 ranked Beecher has been the proverbial favorite to win a state title all season long, with just one loss, by three points to Class B finalist Detroit Henry Ford, on its record and a lot of impressive performances to show otherwise.

    Comment?

  • Saturday | via MLive.com 

    Like father, like son: NorthPointe Christian's Tyler...

    GRAND RAPIDS NorthPointe Christian junior forward Tyler Baker received a little advice from his father after returning from Lansing Thursday night. NorthPointe will play Flint Beecher in Saturday's 4:30 Class C state championship game at Michigan State University's Breslin Center after the Mustangs beat Byone City in Thursday's state semifinal.

    Comment?

  • Friday Mar 27 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian enjoys underdog r...

    EAST LANSING NorthPointe Christian 's boys basketball team is the underdog heading into Saturday's Class C state championship game against No. 1 ranked Flint Beecher .

    Comment?

  • Thursday Mar 26 | via MLive.com 

    Preston Huckaby's ability to take charges key to Nor...

    EAST LANSING, MI By now most teams know NorthPointe Christian senior guard Preston Huckaby is the offensive catalyst for the Mustangs as the school's all-time leading scorer. Huckaby made one of the biggest defensive plays in the Class C state semifinals Thursday, drawing a charge with his team clinging to a 1-point lead with 21 seconds left, to preserve a thrilling 48-45 Mustangs win over a hard-charging Boyne City team and a spot in the Class C state finals Saturday.

    Comment?

  • Thursday Mar 26 | via MLive.com 

    Class C semifinal game box: Players of the game, pla...

    NorthPointe Christian trailed 17-8 after the first quarter, and Preston Huckaby had just two points. That changed in a hurry, as Huckaby scored 11 points in the second to bring the Mustangs back.

    Comment?

  • Thursday Mar 26 | via MLive.com 

    Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian 48, Boyne City 45...

    EAST LANSING, MI Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian 's boys basketball team has said all along it had goals of making it to the Breslin Center and then the state finals. Mission accomplished, as the Mustangs advanced to the final game of the Class C season with a 48-45 come-from-behind win over Boyne City Thursday at Michigan State University's Breslin Center.

    Comment?

  • Thursday Mar 26 | via MLive.com 

    Live updates: Boyne City plays Grand Rapids NorthPoi...

    EAST LANSING, MI Two unranked teams kick off the boys basketball state semifinals at the Breslin Center Thursday, and one of them will be the first to punch their ticket to the state finals Saturday. Both Boyne City and Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian are looking to make school history and build on what has already been banner season for both teams.

    Comment?

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)