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Meijer State Games

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The 11U division had a unique run in the Meijer State games over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. Sterling Heights National appeared to be in an excellent position to win the tournament after a 2-0 start. The team posted 15-0 win over West Michigan Outlaws and 4-2 win over another opponent later in the tournament. “We had good defense,” a team [...]

ArtVan Sports Complex

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The 15U division produced some unique results at the Meijer State games for baseball teams over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. On Saturday, the Northern Indiana Whitecaps had a 16-4 win over the Eastside Eagles, who also lost 10-0 to the Starz. The Grand Rapids Flames defeated the Starz 3-l. The Whitecaps had a 12-1 win Friday over the Grand Rapids [...]

Celebrating fifty years of golf at L.E. Kaufman

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Celebrating fifty years of golf at L.E. Kaufma“No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways.   A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind.” ~ Tom Watson If you live in West Michigan, chances are you are just a few minutes from a golf course. But few have been able to survive the [...]

Compuware and Lakeshore Storm named champions in Rockford Blue Chip Classic

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Compuware and Lakeshore Storm were the champions in the 14U and 16U divisions over the weekend of the Rockford Blue Chip Classic at Art Van Sports Complex. Compuware was 2-2 after pool play of the 14U division. Sabercats were first at 4-0. On Sunday in championship round play, Compuware blanked the Sabercats 8-0 and advanced to the semifinals where it [...]

How you finish is greater than how you start

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The Sparks fast-pitch softball team from Racine, Wis., showed that it’s usually more important on how you finish a tournament than how you start it. The Sparks were 2-2 in pool play but went on in bracket action to take first place in the 18U portion of the Rockford Rumble Blue Chip Classic over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. Batbusters had a [...]
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