November 13, 2017

Winter high school sports schedule action begins on ice, on WKTV

The winter seasons start up this week with boys hockey dropping the puck and WKTV will be there as East Kentwood entertains East Grand Rapids. 

By:Mike Moll

November 6, 2017

November high school sports transition from fall to winter action

November will not only bring the Thanksgiving holiday, but also a closeout of the high school sports fall seasons and the beginning of winters seasons.

By:Mike Moll/WKTV volunteer sports director

November 3, 2017

Kentwood 50: City hosts first-ever Ugly Sweater 5K

Runners and spectators are encouraged to dress up for this fun 5k and show off their ugliest sweater. After the race, there will be an awards ceremony for both runners and the ugliest sweaters.

By:WKTV Staff

October 25, 2017

The Spartans are coming, the Spartans are coming … to Grand Rapids

The Michigan State Spartans men’s basketball team will play Georgia in Grand Rapids this Sunday in a special disaster-relief exhibition contest.

By:K.D. Norris

October 23, 2017

WKTV’s playoff football coverage & complete local sports schedule

This week’s featured game will be a rematch as Wyoming Godwin Heights (7-2) again travels to Wyoming Kelloggsville (9-0) for an opening-round Division 4 game.

By:Mike Moll/WKTV Volunteer Sports Director

October 19, 2017

Wyoming Wolves basketball coach Vander Klay honored for 300th win

Vander Klay was inducted into the 300+ Varsity Century Club at the BCAM Hall-of-Fame/Clinic week-end at Oakland University.

By:K.D. Norris

October 16, 2017

WKTV’s local high school football update, complete sports schedule

The high school sports fall season is wrapping up, we have the complete week’s schedule but WKTV’s featured coverage will have football as South Christian travels to East Grand Rapids.

By:Mike Moll/WKTV volunteer sports director

October 9, 2017

WKTV has your weekly local high school sports schedule

WKTV will continue its featured high school sports coverage this month as fall sports wrap up and winter sports are on the horizon.

By:Mike Moll, WKTV Volunteer

October 5, 2017

Wyoming football team learning, growing under new coach’s guidance 

With the team’s first win last week — 33-21 against conference foe Middleville Thornapple Kellogg — the coach thinks his team is close to flourishing.

By:K.D. Norris

September 28, 2017

Whitecaps announce 2018 schedule which marks its silver anniversary

Whitecaps celebrates the big 25 with its 2018 season. With the release of its schedule, residents can start planning now.

By:West Michigan Whitecaps

September 26, 2017

New WKTV sports volunteer finds ‘great experience’ behind camera

One of the newest WKTV sports coverage volunteers, occasionally working as part of the video crew for high school football games, is enjoying learning to be a cameraman.

By:WKTV Staff

September 25, 2017

WKTV has your complete local high school sports schedule

This week’s football game of the week, Friday, Sept. 29, Kelloggsville at Wyoming Godwin Heights — both 5-0 and leading the OK Silver Conference with 2-0 records.

By:Mike Moll/WKTV Volunteer Sports Director

September 20, 2017

Godwin Heights honors one of its own, Chris Pulliams, prior to home football game

Long-time Wyoming Godwin Heights teacher, administrator and coach was honored prior to home football game.

By:WKTV Staff

September 19, 2017

WKTV has two kinds of ‘football’  as part of your complete local high school sports schedule

WKTV’s broadcast crew will make two stops at East Kentwood High School over the next week, first for football, then for a boys soccer game.

By:Mike Moll/WKTV Volunteer Sports Director

September 13, 2017

Prep football wrap: 4 local teams bring 3-0 records into Week 4 of season

When was the last time East Kentwood, Kelloggsville, Godwin and South Christian all started the football season 3-0? We know!

By:Rob Gee/WKTV Citizen Journalist

September 11, 2017

WKTV has your complete local high school sports schedule

WKTV’s broadcast crew’s coverage of high school sports will continue this week with football Friday and a water polo tournament on Saturday, but there are lots other sports scheduled.

By:Mike Moll, Volunteer Sports Director

September 7, 2017

Godwin Heights, off to fast start, opens conference action with home game, tailgate event

The football team has jumped off to a 2-0 start, but both games were on the road. This week, the Wolverines will treat their home fans to a little offensive prowess and a special “Community Tailgate” event.

By:K.D. Norris

September 5, 2017

Fall prep sports seasons in full stride — and WKTV has added sports

WKTV will not only continue featuring a football Game of the Week, but this month will be branching out to some new high school sports — including youth equestrian.

By:Mike Moll/WKTV Sports Volunteer

August 30, 2017

Wyoming Lee beefs up, leaves losing streaks behind in Coach DeGennaro’s 2nd season

The revitalized Rebels will now look to go for two in a row this week as WKTV video crew will be at Lee for a home game against White Cloud.

By:K.D. Norris

August 30, 2017

Wyoming Lee’s season-opening win highlight’s prep opening week of local games

Wyoming Lee started its 2017 football campaign with a win by defeating New Buffalo, 26-8, on Thursday, Aug. 24.

By:Rob Gee/WKTV Community Journalist

August 28, 2017

WKTV has your list of high school live action available this week

WKTV’s broadcast crew’s coverage of high school sports will continue this week with football taking center stage again (but there are soccer and other sports for local fans).

By:Mike Moll, WKTV Community Journalist

August 24, 2017

Ready for high school sports? WKTV and its volunteers hit the road starting this week

Starting this week, when Holland visits Wyoming High School for a football open season clash with the Wolves, WKTV will travel around the area for  football and other fall sports coverage.

By:K.D. Norris

August 23, 2017

WKTV sports, news community volunteer crews looking for few good men (and women)

WKTV will be heading out on the road this fall for high school sports coverage, and for all events volunteer crews are being welcomed and trained.

By:WKTV Staff

August 21, 2017

WKTV has your list of high school live action available Aug. 21-28

WKTV’s coverage of high school sports begins this week with the Holland at Wyoming football game on Thursday, but most local high school teams are in action.

By:Mike Moll

August 16, 2017

WKTV has your list of high school live action available this week

WKTV’s broadcast crew’s coverage of high school sports will begin in a couple weeks, but local high school sports has already begun.

By:Mike Moll

August 15, 2017

New Wyoming Wolves coach talks football, student mentorship on WKTV’s ‘In Focus’ 

“Coach Sig” talks about his on-the-field work with the Wolves but also the “opportunity” of his off-the-field work for all the students at the school.

By:WKTV Staff

July 26, 2017

WKTV will show highlights of 2017 Lubbers Cup Regatta

Cable rebroadcasts of the annual event will be Saturday, July 29, and Wednesday, Aug. 2.

By:WKTV Staff

July 21, 2017

WKTV to show Southern Senior Little League team’s state title marathon

The Southern Senior League team plays at the Central Regional tournament starting this weekend, and on Sunday WKTV will show you how they got there.

By:K.D. Norris

July 17, 2017

Southern Senior Little League rolls into tonight’s state finals, and WKTV will be there

Southern defeated District 4 Commerce 27-3 in five innings to advances to the Michigan state Senior Little League tournament finals today.

By:K.D. Norris

July 15, 2017

Southern Senior Little League silences St. Clair; heads to Sunday showdown with Commerce

Southern stays undefeated as it will play District 4 Commerce on Sunday at 4 p.m.

By:K.D. Norris

July 13, 2017

Southern Senior Little League to defend state title in weekend tournament

The state Senior Little League tournament will be hosted by District 9 Southern Little League this weekend — and WKTV will be broadcasting it.

By:K.D. Norris

July 3, 2017

First-ever Runway 5K at Gerald R. Ford International Airport coming this fall

Lace and gear up your sneaks and get ready for the first ever Runway 5K, starting this fall at the Gerald R.Ford International Airport (GFIA)

By:Montae Harris, WKTV Staff

June 27, 2017

July 4 and always, DNR stresses safe boating with Operation Dry Water

As the July Fourth holiday approaches, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers will focus on keeping boaters safe.

By:Michigan Department of Natural Resources

June 26, 2017

Golf outing scheduled for annual Korhorn scholarship fundraiser

Registration is still available for the four-person scramble at Cedar Chase Golf Course.

By:WKTV Staff

June 20, 2017

Wyoming High names Hope College’s Sigler as new football coach

Wyoming high’s new head football coach is Irvin Sigler III, a Michigan Man who comes from Hope College but has had success at the local high school level.

By:K.D. Norris

June 13, 2017

NFL player Veldheer hosts local football camp for a cause

NFL player Jared Veldheer will return to the area to host the Metro Health – University of Michigan Health’s Jared Veldheer Football Camp.

By:Jennifer Hoff, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health

June 1, 2017

WKTV has your list of high school live action available this week

The month of June may not have many scheduled high school sports events but each will be MHSAA State tournament events.

By:Mike Moll, WKTV Community Writer

May 15, 2017

WKTV’s high school coverage takes week off, but live action available

There are plenty of local high school sports events to check out this week, including the beginnings of state playoffs for tennis and track.

By:Mike Moll

May 12, 2017

Law enforcement charity hockey game to benefit 9-1-1 dispatcher

The Old Time Hockey Game to benefit a 9-1-1 dispatcher battling cancer will be Saturday, May 20, at Byron Center’s Southside Ice Arena.

By:K.D. Norris

May 11, 2017

WKTV cameras to be at Pinery Park Little League celebration

Celebration of players, parents and volunteers will be broadcast on WKTV’s Channel 25 later in the day.

By:K.D. Norris

May 8, 2017

WKTV’s featured high school coverage hits local baseball diamonds

There are plenty of local high school sports events to check out this week, and the weather is supposed to take a turn for the better.

By:Mike Mull, WKTV Community Writer

May 3, 2017

Update: Change of venue/times for Christy Paganelli memorial ballgames

This Friday, an annual baseball and softball game between Wyoming and Grandville high schools will honor the person and the spirit.

By:K.D. Norris

May 2, 2017

Baseball dominates schedule for WKTV’s featured high school coverage

Summer break is coming: Get out and watch one of the high school contests while you still can this month

By:Mike Moll

May 1, 2017

Local Friesian horse farm hosts open house featuring unique breed

The public will be able to see these magnificent Friesian horses unclose and personal at The Friesian Connection’s Annual Open House and Ice Cream Social on Saturday.

By:Bill Rinderknecht, WKTV Community Writer

April 27, 2017

For semi-serious beer-fueled runners, a new pub run/crawl series

Following up on last year’s HopCat Full Circle 5K, several West Michigan breweries will host Beer Flight Running Series.

By:K.D. Norris

April 24, 2017

Fast Track to Success: the Sekayi Bracey Story

Kentwood native Sekayi Bracey was just 8-years-old, her elementary gym teacher encouraged her to pursue running. She is now a freshman at Purdue with a full-ride scholarship.

By:Jacquelyn Zeman, Grand Rapids Community Foundation

April 24, 2017

Water polo scheduled for WKTV’s featured high school coverage

The WKTV truck and the crews will continue to bring various events to the airwaves this spring and this week we will be at East Kentwood covering girls water polo — twice!

By:Mike Moll

April 20, 2017

Wyoming boxing club has four Golden Glovers sparring for a state title

Four boxers from Wyoming’s Wyoming Pride Boxing Club will be fighting for Michigan State Golden Gloves titles this weekend, and WKTV will be there.

By:K.D. Norris

April 17, 2017

Baseball, softball scheduled for WKTV’s featured high school coverage

The week, WKTV will be at South Christian for a baseball game and at Godwin Heights for a softball, and next week’s schedule includes water polo!

By:Mike Moll

April 12, 2017

Go Saints: WKTV to air Ellington Academy basketball special 

WKTV will air the Ellington Academy Saints Basketball Special on April 17 and April 21 on WKTV Comcast Channel 25 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99.

By:WKTV Sports Contributor

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