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Pioneers to face GR Christian this Friday

East Grand Rapids, MI - After defeating Byron Center last week, the EGR Pioneers have advanced to face the Grand Rapids Christian Eagles at home this Friday evening for the district title. A win would mark their 30th winning game in a row.

Visit http://eastgrsports.com for additional information.

Greenville runs over Creston

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- The Greenville Yellow Jackets were looking to clinch a playoff spot as they faced the Creston Polar Bears at Houseman Field Friday.

The Jackets dominated the game pretty much from the start. 

One of the highlights: last week's Meijer Scholar Athlete Sean O'Brien got a 35 yard touchdown.

Greenville won 41-8.

Meijer Basketball Classic: Detroit Pistons vs. Dallas Mavericks

The Detroit Pistons have announced that individual tickets for their preseason game at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, The Meijer Basketball Classic, are on sale!

Tickets, priced as low as $15, are available by visiting the box office at Van Andel Arena, any Ticketmaster outlet, ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.  For groups of 10 or more, call (616) 742-6185, e-mail groupsales@smggr.com or order online at vanandelarena.com/groupsales.

The Meijer Basketball Classic, featuring the Detroit Pistons and Dallas Mavericks will be played on Wednesday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m.  Newcomers Greg Monroe and Tracy McGrady join Ben Gordon, Tayshaun Prince, Ben Wallace and the rest of the core veterans to battle Mavericks stars Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd.

The preseason game marks the eighth consecutive time the Pistons have played in Grand Rapids since the 2001 preseason when the club hosted the Washington Wi

Aquinas College Saints' Basketball Classic

Aquinas College is starting a wonderful tradition this year by hosting its inaugural basketball tournament. This exciting event will be in celebration of our grand opening of our new Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center. Aquinas Health and Wellness committee will be teaming up with Red Hacker to make this a very memorable experience for friends, family, alumni, and participants. The Saints’ Basketball Classic will be open to the public and will start at ages 10 years old and up. We encourage teams of all ages to see our beautiful campus and enjoy the many activites of our Homecoming Weekend! Proceeds will benefit the new Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center. Please visit our website for further details and a printable version of the entry form. http://www.aquinas.edu/alumni/bball.html Mail-in Deadline: September 11 Registration Deadline: September 20 Proudly Produced by: Red Hacker Basketball http://www.redhackerusa.com/