It’s the tale of two pullers. One is an experienced champion with a decorated resume in arm wrestling, while the other is an up-and-coming newcomer with rising potential.
When Rod Sellers tore his bicep in an arm wrestling tournament, he figured he would retire after years of success. But all it took was his son’s newly found interest in the sport and his inspiration was reignited.
The 52-year-old Dicastal employee has been competing in arm wrestling tournaments since 1982. Currently, he is the belt holder for Michigan Arms’ 198-pound, right-handed class. He also qualified for a worlds tournament — the top level of arm wrestling. But had it not been for his son getting into the sport after watching some of his father’s arm wrestling friends compete on AMC’s “Game of Arms” reality show three years ago, none of Rod’s recent accomplishments would have ever happened.
The annual “SnoMotion” event at Nelson’s Speed Shop just north of Greenville will have a new event this time around.
The 31st annual showcase will feature snowmobiles racing on grass this year, noted Nelson’s general manager Danielle Maneke.
Bragging rights for the winner of the Greenville-Belding football game just got a little more interesting. This year’s winning team will have the opportunity to hoist a new rivalry trophy.
The 2016 high school football season is set to begin this week, and what better way to get it started then a longtime rivalry game between Greenville and Belding.
The two teams, which have been playing each other for more than a century, will face off Thursday at Greenville’s Legacy Field, with a kick off time of 7 p.m.
Improvement sometimes doesn’t equal a win in the game of soccer, but Greenville coach Jeremy Neve saw more good things from his team, despite falling to Sparta 1-0 at a home game Monday.
he course was paved, the scenery was great, and the runners were ready. The humidity, however, was the struggle. The 39th annual Danish Festival Road Race on Saturday started at 8.m. with temperatures already in the high 70s. The humidity level hovered in the mid-80s.
Here it’s my first week as Daily News sports editor, and I’m already playing from behind.
Having accepted the new position on Monday, transitioning from features editor and filling the vacancy left by my dear friend and longtime and much-respected Sports Editor Bruce Bentley, I’ve had to “hit the line hard” and catch up with teams, local athletic directors and coaches as high school fall sports season is already upon us.
With 39 of 39 precincts reporting, voters have elected Jim Lower of Cedar Lake as the representative of the Republican party to run for the 70th District House in November.
The Buffalo Bills have gained a whole new fan base in West Michigan. While Justin Zimmer, a 2011 Greenville High School graduate, did not hear his name called during the three days of the NFL draft, he was quickly signed to a free agent contract following the draft by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. A dominating defensive tackle from Ferris State University, Zimmer realized his childhood dream of playing in the NFL with the signing.