Ultimate Sport Show

Injured Marine and veterans honored at Ultimate Sport Show

March 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Thursday evening was Veterans Night at the opening of this year’s Ultimate Sport Show at DeVos Place. The Rockford Squire was there to specifically cover a very special ceremony honoring surviving veterans who had served their country in times of war and peace since WWII. Flag-bearing military honor guards, representing each of the Armed [...]

Purple Heart recipients to be honored at Ultimate Sport Show

March 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Honor Guard to carry flag made by Rockford woman by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL An annual harbinger of spring returns to DeVos Place this Thursday through Sunday, March 17-20. The Showspan-produced Ultimate Rockford resident Sherrie Coke proudly displays her creation ”Freedom,” an American flag composed of hundreds of Michigan veterans’ thumbprints. photo submitted by [...]

Harbinger of spring visits DeVos Place

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Sixty-five years and counting, Michigan’s oldest sport show played out to record crowds this past weekend at the Showspan Inc.-produced Ultimate Sport Show at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. From new boats and accessories to fishing tackle and hunting gear, along with representatives from sporting goods suppliers, there was something of interest for [...]