Peter Tungsten, Sports Editor

Spartan Fans Sue GRR Airport for Decor-Discrimination

In a class-action civil suit filed yesterday afternoon in Kent County’s 17th Circuit Court, a local group of twenty-three MSU Spartan fans, calling themselves Green-Blooded Americans For Fairness, claim the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) is guilty of decor-discrimination for its use of a maize & blue color scheme. Papers, legal briefs and several…

BLOW HARD 2014: Pro-Am Leaf-Blowing Tournament Opens in Grand Haven

Round One of this year’s BLOW HARD Tournament kicks off in Grand Haven tomorrow morning, with excited spectators expected to crowd all sixteen Ottawa County neighborhoods playing host to one of the Tournament’s designated Leaf-Blowing Courses. The five-day competition, now in its ninth year, features 72 teams competing for a $150,000 Grand Prize, and will conclude…

Chinook Pier Mini Golf is TOP-3 FINALIST For Putt-Putt Course of the Year

Following more than a decade of diligent efforts to create a uniquely challenging and thrill-packed putt-putt golf experience, Grand Haven’s renowned waterfront course has been named a Top-3 Finalist for Midwest Putt-Putt Course of the Year, the annual award to be presented in July by Putt-Putt Monthly Digest. “It’s some long-overdue recognition for us”, says…

Synchronized Pier-Jumpers Lobby For ‘Olympic-Sport’ Status

The Lakeshore Society For Pier-Jumping announced today that it would begin the formal application process with the International Olympic Committee, for having synchronized pier jumping recognized as an Olympic Sport.  LSFPJ spokesperson Anita Brookenheimer says the organization still has much work to do in convincing Olympic Officials, as well as the public at large, that…