By Peter J. Wallner | MLive


GRAND RAPIDS, MI- The Meijer State Games is expanding.


The annual summer event will become a winter event, too, beginning in February, 2014, it was announced Monday during a press conference at the Meijer store on 28th street in Cascade.


By: Tara Hernandez | Fox 17


University of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke will be the featured speaker at the West Michigan Sports Commission Luncheon on May 13, 2013. Hoke, who just wrapped up his second season with the Wolverines, led Michigan to a victory in the Allstate Sugar Bowl in his first year. WMSC President Mike Guswiler feels that Hoke is the “ideal guest speaker” for the luncheon.


By: Holland Sentinel

Brady Hoke, head football coach for the University of Michigan, will be the featured speaker at the seventh annual West Michigan Sports Commission Luncheon on May 13 in Grand Rapids.


The noon luncheon will be held in the International Ballroom of the JW Marriott Hotel, 235 Louis Campau Promenade NW.

By Larry A. Hirt | Advance Newspapers


GRAND RAPIDS – The West Michigan Sports Commission is launching the "Who's Your Mascot?" Challenge, as contestants are sought to design the new mascot for public sporting events in West Michigan.


Running now through March 1, winning submittals will be used in the design of an official mascot for the organization that will attend youth and amateur sporting events in the region.