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100-Year-Old, Fred Winter, Competes in Meijer State Games of Michigan Despite Age Bracket Ending at 99

By: Caitlin Keating, People Magazine; Fred Winter does 100 push-ups a day – one for each year he has been alive. But 30 years ago, the former teacher and U.S. Navy veteran (who was aboard a ship at the Battle of Okinawa during World War II) wasn't in the best shape. Whe [...]

MLive Photo Gallery: State Games of Michigan

By: Hugh Carey, MLive

Grand Haven skaters excel at State Games of Michigan

By: Grand Haven Tribune; The 2015 Meijer State Games of Michigan began with opening ceremonies Friday night at Fifth Third Ballpark in Grand Rapids. Several local figure skaters took part in the ceremony. Aubrey Cohoon and Kennedy Hosman of Spring Lake and Emma VanSlyke [...]

Wakeboard competition at Meijer State Games

By: WOOD TV; The sixth annual Meijer State Games of Michigan provided a little preview of the August X Games competition with Sunday’s wakeboard competition. Wakeboarders took to the water at Placid Wake Park in Allendale. In the women’s open division, Shannon Sahinbas, [...]

Meijer Summer State Games of Michigan underway

By: WOOD TV; An estimated 7,500 athletes from all over Michigan have made their way to West Michigan for the 6th annual Meijer State Games of Michigan. Athletes of all ages and abilities have come to compete in over 40 events at 43 venues around Grand Rapids. Fred Winte [...]

Video: Baseball debuts at Meijer State Games

By: Evan Beach, Fox 17 The Meijer State Games of Michigan are under way in West Michigan with baseball making its debut in the State Games on Thursday. The West Michigan Outlaws are one of many teams from across the state that are competing at the Art Van Sports Complex [...]

Meijer State Games officially open

By Angela Cunningham, WZZM 13; It is going to be a big weekend for sports in West Michigan. The sixth annual Meijer State Games kicked off its second and biggest weekend with an opening ceremony Friday at Fifth Third Ballpark. The Meijer State Games is a multi-sport, Ol [...]

Meijer State Summer Games opening ceremony (WOOD TV)

By: Amanda Jarrett (WOOD TV); Opening ceremonies for the 2015 Meijer State Summer Games of Michigan took place Friday night at Fifth Third Ballpark. The athletes that made the walk during the opening ceremonies got to rub elbows with Olympians like Chris Kaman of the Po [...]

Chris Kaman 'wants to be a part of something special' in final NBA years

By: Pete Wallner, MLive; At this point in Chris Kaman's NBA career, it's more about what he can accomplish as a pro than where he can go for the money. The 33-year-old Tri-Unity Christian High School and Central Michigan product already has carved out a solid pro career [...]

Grand Rapids Drive Dunk for the Meijer State Games of Michigan

By: Sarah Jabara, Grand Rapids Drive; The Grand Rapids Drive will be attending and hosting a Dunk Contest this year at the Meijer State Games of Michigan at the 5/3rd Ballpark on Fri. Jun. 26, 2015 from 4:00–7:00 PM, announced today. Click here for the full release.
 
 
 

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