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Michigan girl overcomes diabetes, stereotypes to earn national wrestling honor  MLive.com

Sparta native Rayana Sahagun earned All-American honors with her 2nd-place finish at the 2019 Junior Women's Nationals.



Sparta High School presents 'The Westing Game'  WZZM13.com

SPARTA, Mich — Do you love a classic 'whodunit?' Sparta High School Theatrics is presenting a murder mystery on stage this April. Based on the novel by Ellen ...



Making memories at ‘Best Prom Ever’ 2019  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

SPARTA, Mich. -- Over 1000 people came out to this year's 'Best Prom Ever' held at Sparta High School. The dance is held annually with the goal of giving all ...



Adults with disabilities invited to ‘Best Prom Ever’  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

SPARTA, Mich. — Students and volunteers at Sparta High School are very busy this semester preparing for the Best Prom Ever. "This dance is called the Best ...



Sparta High School top scholars  MLive.com

Denae MitchellSupplied Sparta High School announces the following top scholars for 2018: Denae Mitchell Parents: Troy and Judy Mitchell Activities and ...



West Michigan’s Best Prom Ever!  WOODTV.com

Best Prom Ever is an event for adults and High School aged teens with disabilities.



Sparta set to unveil Spartan Stadium  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

SPARTA, Mich -- When the 2018 high school football season starts Thursday night, Sparta High School will have a brand new stadium to call home. "I expect ...



Sparta High School sets 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony  MLive.com

A group of former athletes and coaches from Sparta High School will be inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 3, ...



'Best Ever Prom' leaves lasting memories for teens, adults of all abilities  School News Network

Sparta High School students in Renee Wyman's special education program work year-round on every aspect of Best Prom Ever, a dinner dance event for teens ...



Dec. 8, 2017: Jim Walsh, Sparta High School  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

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Special Olympics recognizes Sparta High School for starting 'inclusive' sports teams  MLive.com

Sparta High School students gathered the Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving in the school's gym to watch a basketball game between two teams from ...



Newsweek Names Sparta High School Among Best in Nation  Patch.com

Hopatcong-Sparta, NJ - Annual rankings show local high school among elite in United States.



More guests and volunteers wanted for ‘Best Prom Ever’  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

SPARTA, Mich. -- The Best Prom Ever is a night that gives those with special needs the chance to enjoy a high school tradition, and with the event just days ...



U.S. News & World Report ranks several area high schools among the best in state, nation  MLive.com

Courtesy art U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" ranking of the top high schools in Michigan is out for 2017 and several area schools made the ...



Students flock to teaching cadet program, but remain unsure about education careers  School News Network

Courtney Mulder spends an hour four days a week in special education teacher Lynelle Geers' classroom at Appleview Elementary, where she works with ...



Oh those 'summer nights': Press' Prom of the Week winner Sparta High School brings sunshine to annual affair  MLive.com

Prom season is underway in West Michigan throughout the month, and MLive and The Grand Rapids Press will cover as many as possible to highlight the ...



Girls wrestling poised for explosive growth with Kent County Wrestling Championships providing a preview of new girls state tourney  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS - History was made at this year's Kent County Wrestling Championships. For the first time in the history of the premier high school wresting ...



Your guide to what's happening in Grand Rapids area this Memorial Day weekend  MLive.com

This is an MLive file photo. A child walks among flags set at grave locations at a Memorial Day *service* at St. Patrick's Cemetery on Monday, May 28, 2018.



Sparta senior paralyzed in crash beats the odds, walks at graduation  Fox17

SPARTA, Mich. -- There was a special moment at Sparta High School's graduation Thursday night, as one teen overcame the odds to get her diploma. Natalie ...



Construction continues on Sparta's athletic complex  WZZM

Students head back to class at Sparta Area Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 5. And while they're hitting the books, construction crews will continue working on ...



Sparta student dies from crash injuries, 4 teens remain hospitalized  MLive.com

Alyssa Eggerding, 16, a junior at Sparta High School, died Monday, April 10, from injuries sustained in a Sunday car crash in Alpine Township. Four other teens ...



Historical Commission hosting 'Thank You, Veterans' event  MLive.com

Sparta area veterans will be honored with a special day on Saturday, Nov. 11, as the Sparta Township Historical Commission hosts its first "Thank You, ...



After a dozen years, 'The Best Prom Ever' continues to grow  MLive.com

Dominic Constant and Allison Cowell said they had a great time at this year's prom. The couple has attended the "Best Prom Ever" for several years. Jeffrey ...



Davis & Malewitz go from spring rivals to summer friends with Muskegon Clippers  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

MUSKEGON, Mich -- Sparta high school graduate Bryce Davis and East Grand Rapids' Mike Malewtiz were two outstanding high school athletes. Now, the two ...



Newton Business Keep the Luck Going on St. Patrick's Day  TAPinto.net

NEWTON, NJ—Multiple businesses on and surrounding Spring Street are keeping the luck going before, during, and even after the Annual St. Patrick's Day ...



Kent, Ottawa high school SAT scores from lowest to highest  MLive.com

The Michigan Department of Education recently released the results for the 2017 SAT exam, which is taken by 11th graders.



Best Prom Ever gives people with disabilities a chance to celebrate  WZZM13.com

Best Prom Ever is a free night of fun and festivities for people with disabilities.



‘She had a beautiful soul’ — Family mourns Sparta teen killed in crash  Fox17

SPARTA, Mich. -- A family and West Michigan community are mourning the loss of a Sparta High School student killed Wednesday in a crash. The death of ...



More than 1,000 people attend the Best Prom Ever  WZZM13.com

SPARTA, Mich. - On Saturday night, Best Prom Ever was held in Sparta for teens and adults with disabilities. The event was created as a way to make sure that ...



Running: Laura DeLea keeps on getting better  Daily Record

Laura DeLea of Sparta finished the season in second place in the highly competitive W50 division of the New Balance Grand Prix in 2018.



Sparta hires Mark Chapman to coach football team  MLive.com

Veteran Comstock Park football coach Mark Chapman has accepted the head coaching position at Sparta. Sparta principal Matt Spencer said the hire will ...



Lest we forget  cedarspringspost

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor those that gave their lives while defending our country. It's also a day to remember all those that have served and ...



Sparta Cyclones win 3rd Championship  TAPinto.net

On Father's Day, the Sparta Cyclones 13U Travel Baseball team won the USABL Continental Northwest Division Championship. The team went on the road and ...



Early Morning Rush: Sunday April 21, 2019  WZZM13.com

DEADLY EASTER SUNDAY BOMBINGS | Six bombings at three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka Sunday have killed at least 132 and injured hundreds ...



Michigan teen gets 3-15 years for 110 mph crash that killed friend  Detroit Free Press

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Comstock Park teen whose car slammed into a tree at 110 mph last April, killing one passenger and critically injuring three others, ...



Teens with disabilities cut loose at "Best Prom Ever"  Michigan Radio

Ten years ago, two women from west Michigan started something called the "Best Prom Ever." They were Sparta High School special education teacher Renne.



Village Council appoints new member to fill vacancy  MLive.com

The Sparta Village Council has appointed Ryan Hayes to fill the seat on the Village Council vacated by Jayne Paasch in November.



Year-round tax planning includes reviewing eligibility for credits and deductions  TAPinto.net

Tax credits and deductions can mean more money in a taxpayer's pocket. Most people only think about this when they file their tax return. However, thinking ...



Sparta Community Theatre presents: Shrek the Musical  WZZM

The Sparta Community Theatre is presenting Shrek The Musical starting Wednesday, February 21.



Record-breaking year for ‘Best Prom Ever’  Fox17

SPARTA, Mich. — Sparta High School hosted their 'Best Prom Ever' on Saturday night, a free event for students with disabilities who may not be able to attend ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Hopes Francesca Buchanan poised for historical finish  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — In the final week of the regular season, Hope College senior Francesca Buchanan has a chance to do something only three other players have ...



Students take action, lend voices to honor Florida school victims and plead for violence to end  School News Network

While many students across the nation honored victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Florida by walking out of their schools, some Kent County students ...



Judge stands by life sentence for 'savage butchering' of teen in 1996  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Federico Luis Cruz was 16 years old when he said he murdered a fellow teen, cut his head off, and attempted to rip his heart out as a ...



ELECTION PREVIEW: Questionnaires for city, village and school board races  Greenville Daily News

Questionnaires for city, village and school board contested races: 1. Name, age and city/village/township of residence? 2. Current employment (or former ...



West Michigan racing community reflects on Jason Johnson's passing - mlive.com  MLive.com

Jason Johnson's advice proved beneficial to a West Michigan race team.



Lawn mower racing family from Sparta featured in new documentary  MLive.com

Jayson Mikula and his family are featured in an independent film that will be aired 8 p.m. Friday at Sparta High School.



Tech Center's 3D Autism Project a national finalist in Samsung 'Solve for Tomorrow' contest  School News Network

Students in 3D Animation are working on a huge project to help those with autism become more successful in social situations. These efforts are drawing ...



Teen enters pleas in April crash that killed 1, injured 3 passengers  WZZM13.com

A Comstock Park teen is facing a minimum of nearly 2½ years in prison after pleading no contest to four felony charges stemming from a deadly crash in April ...



Kent County Land Bank plans to rescue Bedford Falls subdivision in Sparta  MLive.com

SPARTA, MI – Thanks to an intervention by the Kent County Land Bank Authority, there may be a wonderful life ahead for Bedford Falls, a "neo-traditional" ...



Asleep at the desk: How school begins for many Michigan teens  Bridge Michigan

It may be the the simplest way to improve academic achievement. But starting school later in the morning is a surprisingly tough sell.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Campfire Stories: a “look before you leap” tale from Fenton camp  Michigan Radio

For many kids, summer camp is a rite of passage. It's the first time away from family for an extended period of time. There are new activities to explore.



Sports in brief: Zach Redmond; rugby; Gaylord St. Mary baseball  Traverse City Record Eagle

Redmond honored as AHL's top defenseman; Blues, Alliance host rugby doubleheader; Gaylord St. Mary to play at Comerica Park; Finnegan Invitational set for ...



Highs in the Mid-Sixties: Revue Spotlights West Michigan '60s Garage Bands and Fenton Records 45s  REVUE

When The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, teens across the country raced to local music shops, picked out guitars and hastily learned ...



Pregnant mother, unborn child killed in M-37 crash; friends share memories, admiration  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Young mother, who was also 22 weeks pregnant, overcame odds after dropping out of high school by continuing education and pursuing college degree.



2017 Top Grads: Kent County-area public schools  MLive.com

MLive Media Group and The Grand Rapids recognizes the top scholars in Kent County area for 2017 announced by public schools in the area, including Barry ...



Grand Rapids 2017 high school football previews, schedules, more  MLive.com

The 2017 high school football season will kick off Aug. 24-26 for teams across Grand Rapids. Here's a rundown of area teams.



Comstock Park teen to stand trial for April crash that killed 1, injured 3  WZZM13.com

A Comstock Park teen has been ordered to stand trial for a deadly crash in April that killed a passenger and critically injured three others when his car slammed ...



Homebuilder promotes new way to build barrier-free houses on concrete slabs  MLive.com

SPARTA, MI - Homebuilder John Bitely says his company has come up with a new way to build a barrier-free house on a concrete slab that's less expensive ...



Soccer's version of 'The Blind Side'? Honduran orphan 'lifted up' by West Michigan family  MLive.com

SPARTA, MI – One of the first things Franklin Rodriguez did after settling in with his foster parents was ask if they could gather around the television and watch ...



Summerfield takes over Linden's wrestling program | Sports coverage for Fenton, Linden, Holly and Lake Fenton Schools  Fenton Tri County Times

When Kyle Summerfield was wrestling in high school, he had a successful career. The Hartland wrestler held a 181-40 career record and was a two-time ...



Free Books for Students 'Means the World to Them'  School News Network

When she and her classmates recently gave more than 2,700 books to Gerald R. Ford Academic Center, Chianne TerHaar was happy to know she'd donated ...



Baseball, softball hitting instructor Bob Simonson moves into larger training facility  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

The former Sparta standout offers tips to improve your swing.



School, Community Ties Lead to Sprucing  School News Network

Southeast Kelloggsville fourth-graders are planting roots in the community –- roots that will grow into big blue spruce trees. IIvet Sosa-Aragon, Daniel Juarez and ...



Son stabbed mother, himself in suspected murder-suicide, police believe  MLive.com

COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, MI - Police believe that a man fatally stabbed his mother before turning the knife on himself in a suspected murder-suicide.



Sports talk radio's Bill Simonson takes 'The Huge Show' national  MLive.com

Popular Michigan fixture now hosts "The Saturday Night Huge Show" on Saturdays on CBS Sports Radio.



Grand Haven Beach Vault: Niles native, 79, still gets a kick out of pole vaulting  Muskegon Chronicle

Competitors young and old competed at the Grand Haven Beach Vault on Saturday at Grand Haven State Park.



Kent City wrestling coach pleads not guilty to driving while intoxicated  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Chad Kik KENT CITY -- A 35-year-old teacher and Kent City wrestling coach has been charged with misdemeanor drunken driving and is scheduled to have a ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Summer camp encourages inclusion with films made by autistic youth  Michigan Radio

This summer marks the 10 th anniversary of a very special summer camp program at Oakland University in Rochester. It's the annual film camp for young.



Group to push medical marijuana for autism, Parkinson's after state's rejection  Michigan Radio

Patients with autism and Parkinson's disease could use medical marijuana under a new effort to overhaul the system in Michigan. The Michigan Responsibility.



Ginger Zee, TV hosts featured in new 'The Outer Vibe' music video  MLive.com

WOOD-TV8 hosts Jordan Carson and Rachael Ruiz also featured in music video.



Tom Noreen  cedarspringspost

Two people are running for two City Council seats in the City of Cedar Springs: incumbent Rose Powell, and Jerry Gross, who was recently appointed to fill the ...



tree lighting  cedarspringspost

Posted on 29 November 2018. Tags: Cedar Springs Chamber of Commerce, Christmas tree lighting, Jingle Bell Fun Run/Walk, tree lighting ...



solon center wesleyan church  cedarspringspost

Fear is something that we all experience and struggle with at times. For some it may be fear of the unknown. For others, it may be fear of not having enough.



Several candidates running for judge  cedarspringspost

63rd District Court Judge Steven Servaas is retiring after 41 years on the bench. He was elected in 1972, and at age 27, was the youngest judge elected in Kent ...



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