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Meijer State Games - Winter Games begin with busy day, and the weather cooperates

By: Peter J. Wallner GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The weather cooperated with temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s as the second Meijer State Games of Michigan - Winter Games began its first day of events Saturday. A total of 19 sports, ranging from wrestling indoo [...]

92-year-old bowler from Marne not happy with her average

By: Peter J. Wallner Emma Dausman drove to the bowling alley as another couple of inches of snow fell, made it through the parking lot with temperatures near zero and shortly thereafter proclaimed disappointment at her average. "I'm at 117 and I definitely hav [...]

2nd annual Winter Meijer State Games this weekend

By: 24 Hour News 8 web staff GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — More than 2,000 athletes are expected to participate in the second annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games over the weekend. The Winter Games kick off Friday night at Cannonsburg Ski Area with op [...]

Cold weather won't freeze competitive spirit at Meijer Winter Games

By: Cory Olsen GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Frigid West Michigan temperatures won't scare away the competitors in the Meijer Winter Games this weekend. Especially if it's supposed to be warmer than it's been all week, said Eric Engelbarts, executive director of the Mei [...]

Winter Games expected to draw more than 2,000 athletes

By: Pat Evans Grand Rapids Business Journal (As seen on WZZM TV 13) Despite losing a team sport, the Meijer State Games of Michigan – Winter Games will increase participation when the Opening Ceremonies take place next Friday at Cannonsburg Ski Area. As the state’s amat [...]

Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include Winter State Games...

Meijer State Games of Michigan By Todd Chance Let the games begin. The 2015 Meijer State Games of Michigan will offer 20 sports and host more than 2,000 athletes in an Olympic-style event at venues across the region. Opening cermonies will be held at 7 p.m. Fr [...]

Registration Closing Soon For 2nd Annual Winter Games

Quad Rugby Exhibition Game taking place on February 21, 2015 The Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games is just days away from welcoming athletes from across the state. The second annual Winter Games main festival begins on Friday, February 20, 2015 with Opening Ce [...]

Winter Games Schedule of Events Released

The second annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games are quickly approaching. The Winter Games main festival is taking place Feb. 20-22, with some sports starting their competition this weekend Jan. 31-Feb. 1.The Winter Games features 19 different sports and 2, [...]

2014 Athletes and Volunteer of the Year Announced

Officials with the Meijer State Games of Michigan announced the 2014 Athletes of the Year and the 2014 Volunteer of the Year. The 2014 Athletes and Volunteer of the Year are: Youth Athlete: Jade Walleman (Chesterfield Twp.), Track & Field Female Athlete: Cory Bush (Gran [...]

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