Sports & Recreation

Feature Story USMC Sgt. Travis Snyder has walked 2,240 miles and raised more than $15,000 for Mission 22, a nonprofit supporting veterans with mental health challenges.
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Feature Story Cecil McCarty began by holding workout sessions at a park before opening BFFS. (Paul ApPaul)

Pandemic inspires woman to open hip-hop fitness center


Feature Story Loren Joostberns received a standing ovation as he learned a basketball court would be named in his honor. 

School sports venues used to honor historic contributions


Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso became active when she learned she was a match to donate her kidney. Now she's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to show what people with only one kidney can do.

Holland native and kidney donor to climb Mount Kilimanjaro


Feature Story A collaborative project would bring a nature play park to Holland's Window on the Waterfront park with the help of crowdfunding and a state grant.
Feature Story The Muskegon Junior Sailing Program is introducing kids 6 to 18 to the excitement of sailing.
Feature Story This prepandemic photo shows yoga instructor Julia Fisher leading a yoga class. She’s helping people find connection through yoga at several lakeshore studios.

Yoga practitioner helps create community along the Lakeshore


Feature Story Jon Ornée hugs his dad after setting a new world record for a 100-mile bike ride while drafting.

Father and son team up to create new cycling world record


Feature Story The 'Epic Swim' team practices a night swim on Lake Michigan. Pictured from left to right are Nick Hobson, Todd Suttor, Matt Smith, Jon Ornée and Jeremy Sall. (Missing from the photo is team member Dave Ornée.)

6 friends prepare for 60-mile ‘Epic Swim' across Lake Michigan


Feature Story The 612-acre Upper Macatawa Natural Area is located in Zeeland Township.