GRCC Men's Basketball Looks to Bounce Back After 3-3 Start

by (Justin Mills)

Submitted 11-15-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Community College men's basketball team, led by second-year head coach Joe Fox, is back on the courts this season with a 3-3 start.  With challenging games ahead in the coming weeks, the team aims to capitalize on the...

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Annual Grand Rapids Griffins Red Kettle Game December 2nd

by (The Salvation A...)

Submitted 11-29-2022 under NONPROFITS

  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (November 23, 2022) – The Salvation Army’s annual “Red Kettle Game” with the Grand Rapids Griffins is Friday December 2nd at Van Andel Arena. Grand Valley Area Commander Major Tim Meyer will drop...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-10-2020 under NEWS

Community leaders urge residents to complete census before Sept. 30 deadline, announce canvassing A coalition of community leaders are reminding Grand Rapidians to complete the 2020 census before its Sept. 30 deadline, with a new door-to-door push...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Recap, April 13th

by (Stuart Orr-Reek)

Submitted 04-18-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Peach Clobber stepped up to the plate this game. The jammer led the All Stars in scoring with sixty-seven points as the Grand Raggidy All Stars defeated Flint Roller Derby 211-109 on Saturday, April 13th. “There were several jams where I felt...

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Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Preview, Saturday, April 13th

by (Stuart Orr-Reek)

Submitted 04-11-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Raggidy Roller Derby will be hitting the track Saturday, April 13th, hosting Flint Roller Derby and the Ypsilanti Vigilantes in a doubleheader held at MSA Woodland. The All Stars face off against Flint and the Attack take on Ypsilanti. The All...

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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

by (Stuart Orr-Reek)

Submitted 03-21-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

The 2019 Grand Raggidy Roller Derby opener kicks off this Saturday, March 23, as they enter their fifteenth season hosting Royal City Roller Derby of Guelph, Ontario. Held at Griff’s Georgetown, the doubleheader features your Grand Raggidy All...

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Hockey is a community

by (DanRaicevich)

Submitted 04-04-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

It started with one tournament of four teams. At the Silver Puck Challenge this June, there will be north of 40 teams playing. What Brent Belanger found out over the years of running hockey tournaments in Grand Rapids is that hockey is much more...

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

by (KCAD)

Submitted 06-27-2017 under OPINION

Want to see boxing fans’ jaws hit the mat? Show them Juho Kuosmanen’s The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki, a sports biopic that charts the days leading up to the titular real-life boxer’s infamous 1962 World Featherweight...

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GRFC Women defeat Detroit Sun FC

by (jproth1)

Submitted 06-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Football Club women’s team defeated the visiting Detroit Sun FC, 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Grandville High School. “Today they were just better than us,” DSFC coach Skip Mukhtar said, “They controlled a...

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