East of Grand Rapids, local race gets early momentum
Nov. 21, 2019; FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Since U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, I-Grand Rapids, broke from the Republican party on the Fourth of July, national pundits and even President Donald Trump have given their predictions for the future of Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District.
… (Brandon) Sinclair has a lengthier resume than most 20-somethings. This recent graduate of Grand Rapids Community College and Ferris State University studied business administration. He also served as an executive at the Michigan Department of the Attorney General, working on human trafficking issues. Sinclair also worked for the Kent GOP, volunteered for the GRCC Foundation Board, and earned his Eagle Scout certification.
Northeast swept by Grand Rapids at National Tournament
Nov. 21, 2019; KTIC
CHARLESTON, W.V. – Critical errors proved to be costly for the Northeast Community College volleyball team on Thursday.
Grand Rapids Community College ultimately capitalized on the miscues by the Hawks (21-17) to take the opening round match in three sets (25-23, 25-18 and 25-23) in the NJCAA DII Volleyball National Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.V.
Q&A: Yoshi Saka and Matt Swiontek
Nov. 1, 2019; Grand Rapids Magazine
During last winter’s polar vortex, a group of dedicated fitness enthusiasts headed outdoors at 6:01 a.m. for an invigorating workout. They are part of the November Project, a workout community that has chapters across the country.
… Today, the group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 6:01 a.m. — no matter the weather — at the corner of Lyon Street and Bostwick Avenue by the Grand Rapids Community College Ford Fieldhouse. Typically, 30-40 people show up for the just over 30-minute workouts, which are a mix of running and bodyweight exercises arranged in a circuit “so no one gets left behind.”
How Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens are getting an unusual boost from a Michigan high school
Nov. 21, 2019; MLive
MUSKEGON, MI – Lamar Jackson won the Heisman Trophy at Louisville and he’s emerged as a frontrunner to capture the NFL MVP award as a revolutionary quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens.
… “Against Rockford in 2007, when they beat (Muskegon) in the game that was televised nationally, I was really frustrated by the fact that they attacked us so much and a lot of times when you’re in a spread set, you’re reducing the box a little bit and so I was trying to kind of think of a way to not make the box so cluttered,” recalled (Tony) Annese, the current Ferris State head coach, who built the No. 2 nationally ranked Bulldogs into a powerhouse after a successful stint at Grand Rapids Community College following his Muskegon High coaching tenure.