Sports

West Michigan Mayhem players don't let the rain ruin their first practice for their big game against Chicago on April 2nd.
Rebecca Thiele

You’ve probably heard about Kalamazoo’s roller derby team, but you might not know about Southwest Michigan’s other full-contact women’s sport. The West Michigan Mayhem women’s football team has been around for 15 years - and it's doing pretty well. The team won all but two games last season.


Courtesy of the Gianunzio Family

If not for a change in the draft age for World War II Tony Gianunzio might have been on the pitcher’s mound at Wrigley Field 73 years earlier. 


"The Western Michigan women's basketball team got a much needed conference road win over Bowling Green 65-49 Wednesday night at the Stroh Center behind freshman Breanna Mobley's first career double-double." (Kalamazoo Gazette/WMU Athletics)

"CINCINNATI, OH— Led by Zach Budish's two goal, four point night, the Cincinnati Cyclones dashed past the Kalamazoo Wings, 4-1, at U.S Bank Arena on Wednesday night." (Kalamazoo Gazette/K-Wings)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — Western Michigan men's basketball team has had trouble scoring at times this season. The Broncos' struggles reached another level Tuesday night against Miami (Ohio) as WMU dropped its third straight game, 45-44." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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