Michigan


MeijerSportsComplex

New Sports Complex Debuts in West Michigan; Meijer is the Title Sponsor

May 11, 2021

Meijer is the new naming rights partner of the WMSC’s flagship baseball/softball complex in Rockford – the Meijer Sports Complex. more >>


Lansing

Greater Lansing to Host 2021 NCAA DIII Women’s Golf National Championship

May 10, 2021

The event brings 25 schools with 131 athletes from across the country, to battle it out, May 11-14 at East Lansing’s Forest Akers West. more >>


USA_MastersGames

USA Masters Games Coming Up in June

May 10, 2021

The 2020 USA Masters Games now held June 24 – 27, 2021, for all athletes in the United States as well as internationally. more >>


MissGeico

Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Team Announces 2021 Schedule

April 30, 2021

The Miss GEICO Team is expected to make numerous appearances on the winner's podium during the 2021 season. more >>


WestMichigan

West Michigan Ready to Host Pinnacle of Collegiate Bowling Season

April 29, 2021

The pinnacle events of the United States Bowling Congress Collegiate season will be heading to Wyoming, Michigan, soon. more >>



Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


WestMi

West Michigan Sports Commission Hosted Most Sporting Events and Athletes/Visitors plus Booked Most Hotel Nights in Single Year

May 18, 2020

The West Michigan Sports Commission hosted 99 events in 2019, attracting the most athletes and visitors in one year at 230,382. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


LPGAMeijer

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Touted as Best Tournament for Families and Foodies

March 16, 2020

The 2019 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was recognized as the Most Family Friendly and Best “Foodie” Experience on Tour. more >>


WestMichigan

West Michigan Sports Commission Greets 2020 with Healthy Growth

January 15, 2020

The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) kicked off 2020 with a number of changes signaling healthy growth. more >>


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Articles

HSSports Article | March 26, 2021
High School Sports Learning the Hard Way that Student Athletes Won't Wait

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

State high school associations are learning a hard lesson. If they don’t allow kids to play their sports, athletes will move over to travel...   More>>


Cicadas Article | March 26, 2021
A Plague of Locusts? Venues, Events Brace for Cicada Swarms

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone is thinking about athletes returning to the field and fans coming back to the stands. Know who else is coming back, though? The 17-year...   More>>


Cycling Article | March 15, 2021
Wheels Are Turning on Local, Regional and Federal Bicycling Trails

By: Michael Popke

Bicycling is flourishing in the age of social distancing, and renewed interest in the sport also has increased awareness that more (and safer)...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Article | September 14, 2020
From Coast to Coast, #LetThemPlay is Gaining Traction – and Volume

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Right now, there’s no telling whether the #LetThemPlay campaign will be enough to convince the powers-that-be to allow youth sports to resume....   More>>


HSFB Article | September 12, 2020
Gains Made by High School Football, Volleyball Could Lead the Comeback of Youth Sports

By: Michael Popke

While this is typically when the National Federation of State High School Associations releases its annual sports participation survey, listing all...   More>>


Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


MiddleAgeDudes Article | July 28, 2020
Amateur Baseball Draws Fans to Minor League Stadiums

By: Michael Popke

Ready for some great news? Baseball is back and in many cases, is allowing players to bring back their glory days on the diamond. But lest you think...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | June 5, 2020
Inside Events: Meijer State Games of Michigan’s Virtual Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Throughout the month, the Meijer State Game of Michigan is hosting its first Virtual Games with running, cycling, BMX, fishing, golfing, rowing,...   More>>


blank Article | May 21, 2020
Catering to Senior Athletes

By: Mike Guswiler

As destinations attract sports tournaments to their cities and regions, it’s a natural inclination to pursue the prestigious, high-profile events....   More>>


Destination Spotlights

AnnArbor Case study | March 19, 2017
A Big 10 College City with a Small-Town Vibe   

By: Michael Popke

When people think of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Michigan Stadium, “The Big House” on the University of... More>>



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