Contact Us
Sports

Sports - Page 12

James Swoboda
James Swoboda
[

East Kentwood Basketball’s Brent Kimbrel Named High School Athlete of the Week

Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
[

Coolest Hockey Pregame Ever [Video]

We are lucky to have a high quality hockey team and organization in town like the Grand Rapids Griffins.

Even though it's minor league sports in the American Hockey League, I can tell you firsthand it is run like a major-league team --, inside and and out.

Read More

hqdefault1
[

Cardboard Bobsleds Raced Down and Even Flew Over Cannonsburg! [Video]

It was a fun day out at Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area in Belmont on Saturday with Cannonsburg, Labatt and our affiliated station 97.9 WGRD for the fifth annual Cardboard Bobsled Derby!

So many fantastic racers came out and tried to keep their bobsleds together as they raced down the hill.

Some didn't quite make it all the way down, some did get slowly down and some, well, hit record speeds!

Read More

Mason Vranish/ThinkStock
Mason Vranish/ThinkStock
[

Net a Hoops Trip Through 98.7 WFGR’s Pro Basketball Flyaway Contest

While New York hosts a professional basketball all-star weekend this month, you can rev up for your own all-star pro hoops excursion -- or at least enter for a chance at one.

Win a trip to the pro hoops game of your choice through Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's Pro Basketball Flyaway Contest.

You've got until March 4 to enter, with multiple ways and opportunities to do so!

Read More

Jenn Bellgraph Photography
Jenn Bellgraph Photography
[

Grandville Hockey’s Mitchell Parsons Named High School Athlete of the Week

Mitchell Parsons, who captains eighth-ranked Grandville High School's hockey team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Read More

Van Andel Institute
Van Andel Institute
[

Grand Rapids Griffins’ Purple Community Game Benefits Van Andel Institute [Sponsored]

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting their fourth annual Purple Community Game to benefit Van Andel Institute on Friday evening.

Read More

Jerry Tarkanian
Getty Images
[

Iconic UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian Dies, Re-Live His Greatness

Legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian died Wednesday. He was 84.

Read More

Category: News, Sports
Jack Puccio/ThinkStock
Jack Puccio/ThinkStock
[

Check Out West Michigan Whitecaps’ New Food Choices

Every year about this time, the West Michigan Whitecaps get ready to unveil the new food choices for the upcoming season. This year is no exception!

Read More

NFL via Getty Images
NFL via Getty Images
[

Central Michigan Names Detroit Assistant John Bonamego as New Head Football Coach [Video]

Left in the lurch by the late departure of former coach Dan Enos for Arkansas, Central Michigan University officially announced its new head coach yesterday.

Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego may lack collegiate head coaching experience, but he seems to more than making up for it in enthusiasm.

Read More

Dean Smith
Getty Images
[

Six Coaching Greats With Ties to Late Dean Smith

Former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith passed away Saturday at the age of 83. Smith leaves behind more than just 879 wins (fourth most in Division 1 history), and the honor of coaching Michael Jordan, though.

Read More

Category: Photos, Sports
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Griffins
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Griffins
[

Grand Rapids Griffins Host Great Skate Winterfest This Weekend at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Rapids Griffins will be taking to the ice in Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids and skating for 24 straight hours this weekend to raise money for underprivileged children in the area.

The 13th annual Great Skate Winterfest begins at noon Saturday and runs until 10 p.m. Sunday.

Read More

Ford Agency/Jacques Pougnet
Ford Agency/Jacques Pougnet
[

GVSU Football Recruit Opts Out of His Scholarship to Become Model [Video]

Wednesday was national signing day, when highly sought after high school football players sign their official letter-of-intent to play at the collegiate level.

While there are often surprises like players changing schools at the last minute, one Grand Valley State University recruit was unique in his reasons for foregoing a college scholarship.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for WFGR VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive WFGR VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.