Articles Posted in the " Sports " Category

  • Gallery: Fans pack Rosa Parks Circle to watch World Cup final

    Photos by John Rothwell – Photo Editor Approximately 2,500 fans packed Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids last night to watch the Team USA defeat Japan in a 5-2 game. The US led 4-0 after scoring four unanswered goals in the first 16 minutes of play, including three from captain Carli Lloyd. Lloyd’s hat trick was […]

  • GRCC Athletic Director Charlie Wells to retire after 38 years

    By Corey Tucker – A&E Editor After 38 years of employment with the Grand Rapids Community College Athletic Department, Athletic Director, Charlie Wells, will retire. Throughout his career at GRCC, Wells made his way through numerous roles on the way to the top athletic position at the college. Wells has held positions including intramural director, […]

  • Blatter calls it quits amid corruption allegations, fans rejoice

    By Zach Watkins – Sports Editor Oh how the mighty have fallen. Just four days after being re-elected as Federation Internationale de Football Association president, and even fewer days after declaring to the world, “I am the president of everybody, I am the president of the whole FIFA,”  Sepp Blatter resigned from being the president […]

  • No Suh, no problem

    By Max De Leuuw – Collegiate Staff The Detroit Lions will be playing the 2015 season without the defensive presence of one of the NFL’s best defensive tackles, Ndamukong Suh, who recently signed with the Miami Dolphins. After the Lions finished the 2014 season with a defense that ranked second in the league, many fans […]

  • Haiden Majewski: from the gridiron to the diamond and back again?

    By Zachary Watkins – Sports Editor When Haiden Majewski was playing Allendale Rocket Football League as an 8-year-old, he knew he wanted to play football. The now 19-year-old freshman lived and breathed football. Majewski was a three-sport star in high school, born into a family of athletes. His father played football, mother ran track and […]

  • Raiders avoid snow with Florida trip: GRCC Softball heads south, now 1-11

    By Max De Leeuw – Collegiate Staff The Grand Rapids Community College softball team started off the season with a trip south that resulted in one win and seven losses. “They did what I expected,” Head Coach Jenni Bourbina said. “We trained hard to have a good strong defense and that’s what they showed. “I […]

  • Raiders looking to develop youth on baseball team

      By Zachary Watkins – Sports Editor The Grand Rapids Community College baseball team tallied a win over Tallahassee Community College to return from its southern road trip with a record of 1-11. The Raiders then split a doubleheader with Davenport’s JV team, before falling in their next five contests. GRCC has a young squad, […]

  • GRCC 84, KVCC 83: Burhannon sinks game-winner with 2.6 seconds left

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff In the first round of postseason play, the Grand Rapids Community College men’s basketball team defeated Kalamazoo Valley Community College 84-83 Monday night at the Ford Fieldhouse. The win for GRCC was its second in eight days versus the cougars. In an exciting game that had both teams changing […]