GRCC In the News, 5-8-13

Code Blue security systems opens new Holland headquarters and plant

May 7, 2013; MLive

HOLLAND — Chief Operating Officer David Cook is preparing Code Blue Corp. for a second big sales expansion of the company’s emergency communications and security products with new staff and a new 36,000-square-foot plant at 259 Hedcor St.

… Locally, Code Blue products are used at Spectrum Health, Blodgett and Holland Hospital, Grand Rapids Community College, Hope College and Michigan State University. Nationally they can be found at Cleveland Clinic, Phoenix Airport, Texas A & M and Mass Bay subway system in Boston.

At least nine players will be in on a tryout basis

May 7, 2013; cincinnati.com

Besides the draft picks and undrafted free agents, the Bengals will have a number of players working out on a tryout basis when rookie minicamp starts on Friday. Nine of those players set to participate have local or regional ties.

The two that stand out are CB Cameron Cheatham, who played at UC, and WR/TE Nick Truesdell, who went to Anderson High School and later played at Grand Rapids Community College.

Military Athlete Golfs For Local Cause

May 7, 2013; masslive.com (Massachusetts)

AGAWAM — During charity golf tournaments, it’s a good bet that a former athlete or two will be among the participants. These players haven’t heard the roar of the crowd during their play on the field.

However, one local charity tournament held at Crestview Country Club on Thursday, benefitting the Children’s Study Home of Springfield, there was a current athlete in the midst of the players on the pristine semi-private course. His name is probably not one you’ll find in the box scores, or on an Upper Deck trading card, but one who embodies the ethos of sacrifice, teamwork, and humility.

Who is this player? His name is Saul Bosquez, and he’s the third baseman for the Wounded Warrior Softball team. The team has become something of a national fan favorite.

… Before joining the military, Bosquez played baseball at the collegiate level in his home state of Michigan. He was a catcher and third basemen at Grand Rapids Community College and at Eastern Michigan before deployment.

Muskegon Community College update: Jayhawk golfers lead conference tourney

May 7, 2013; MLive

MUSKEGON, MI — The Muskegon Community College golf team couldn’t have asked for a much better start after the first day of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association championship Monday.

The Jayhawks were the first-day leader with a team score of 590 after the first 36 holes at Elks Golf Course in Port Huron. MCC has a 15-shot lead on Grand Rapids Community College, which has 605. Mott Community College is third at 612.

Owens Softball in Regional Tournament

May 7, 2013; 13abc.com

The Owens Community College women’s softball team will look to advance to the national championship tournament for the second time in three years as the Express compete in the NJCAA Region XII (District G) Women’s Softball Championship later this week. The tournament will occur in Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday-Friday, May 8-10.

… Teams participating in the tournament include Owens Community College, Ancilla College, Grand Rapids Community College, Muskegon Community College (32-22), Lansing Community College (29-17) and Kalamazoo Valley Community College (31-14).

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