Sports

8:36 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

MHSAA Officials Say Team Wrestling and Volleyball Championships to Stay in Battle Creek

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Concerns were raised after baseball and softball championships were moved to East Lansing
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is holding the state individual wrestling championships in the Detroit area this weekend. There was a time, that event was here in Battle Creek. In a few months, the MHSAA will be holding the state baseball and softball championships in East Lansing, moving those events from Battle Creek for the first time this spring.
12:17 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Major Renovations Planned for Battle Creek's C.O. Brown Stadium and Bailey Park

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The city of Battle Creek has agreed to spend approximately $2-million on improvements to the complex
For nearly a quarter century, C.O. Brown Stadium has provided baseball players and fans with a place to indulge in America's pastime. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer, those fans and players will get to experience the ballpark like never before, thanks to some capital improvements planned for the stadium and the Bailey Park Sports Complex.
12:11 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Cold and Snow Can't Keep Runners Away from Portage Winter Blast

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Race organizers credit Portage with clearing snow off the race course
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - It was a chilly 10 degrees outside Sunday when runners took off at 8 a.m. for the second annual Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon and 5K, but that didn't discourage participants from helping to shatter last year's registration numbers.
6:35 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Western Michigan's Women's Basketball Beats Eastern Michigan 81-72

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The Broncos have won three straight
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - It might be the same old song, but it's one which coach Shane Clipfell and his Western Michigan women's basketball team love to here. ''We haven't changed the tune with the team in that all we talk about is tournament time, how much better can we get and we're making progress,'' he said Wednesday night.
6:31 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Western Michigan Men's Basketball Beats Ball State in Overtime 88-81

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The Broncos will be no lower than the third seed for Mid-American Conference Tournament
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MUNCIE, Ind. - Connar Tava tied the game with a free throw with eight seconds left in regulation, and the Western Michigan men's basketball team out-scored Ball State 13-6 in overtime as the Broncos came back for an 88-81 win over the Cardinals.

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