More than 7500 athletes from all across West Michigan are coming to compete in the 7th Annual Meijer State Games of Michigan this weekend. The Meijer State Games of Michigan is a multi-sport, Olympic-style event that welcomes athletes regardless of age or ability. The Games embody the values of participation, sportsmanship and healthy living among residents of the state of Michigan. The main weekend is from June 23-26, with the opening ceremonies happening on June 24. Opening ceremonies will be at Fifth Third Ballpark from 2-9 p.m.
The main weekend of the Meijer State Games of Michigan has arrived with 37 of the 42 sports offered taking place in and around Grand Rapids. Here is what you need to know: Want to go? First, there is the opening ceremonies Friday at Fifth Third Ballpark. That runs 7:30-9 p.m. and includes a performance by "America's Got Talent" 2012 winner the Olate Dogs and the lighting of the caldron. If you can't be there, there will be a live stream. If you're an athlete, it's free to get in. Spectators cost $6. Parking, after 3:30 p.m., is $6.
TRAVERSE CITY — An off-shaded rainbow streaked across the Centre ICE rink Tuesday as Team North boys hockey practiced for the upcoming Meijer State Games of Michigan. Red. Orange. Turquoise. Black. Blue. Gray. White. Gold. Yet, for as numerous the shades of jerseys and varying hometowns dotting the wide-ranging roster, the players and coaches gathered for one reason. North is looking to represent its region and provide it with its best finish at the summer games, which begin Thursday in Grand Rapids.
Kihm joins Midland Women’s Hockey The Midland University women’s hockey program has announced the newest addition to its 2016-17 recruiting class, Kate Kihm. The Kalamazoo, Michigan native has signed on to join the Lady Warriors next fall. Kihm has been selected to compete in the Meijer State Games of Michigan for the 19U West team later this month where she was named to the All-Tournament Team in 2015. View Full Post - 0 Views - 0 Comments - 0 Attachments