Tag: sports

Students play football in WMU's Waldo Stadium

August 9, 2021

Coaches say this year’s football season is already a night and day difference from a year ago.

a high school baseball player wearing a mask

April 12, 2021

The governor requested a two week pause on athletics. Kalamazoo and Portage schools said “no.”

masked players shoot hoops

March 22, 2021

State health officials want young athletes to be tested weekly for COVID amid a rise in outbreaks at school sporting events.

masked players shoot hoops

February 5, 2021

Conceding to pressure from politicians and parents, state health officials announced high school sports can restart next week.

two K-Wings hockey players

December 8, 2020

The Kalamazoo hockey team announced it would opt out of competition this year due to COVID concerns.

baseball players stand six feet apart on a baseball field for the national anthem

October 28, 2020

Not everyone who wants to can attend in-person due to COVID restrictions, Kalamazoo’s Homer Stryker Field will play host to a remote watch party.

a referee holds a sideline marker while watching a high school football game

October 1, 2020

Beginning October 9, high school football games can have up to 1,000 attendees.

A screenshot of the Twitter header for Portage Central Athletics

September 21, 2020

A member of the coaching staff tested positive for COVID-19 prompting the cancellation of the school’s game against East Lansing.

a row of outdoor seats behind a sign that reads "western michigan university"

September 11, 2020

Nine athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 spurring the decision to halt athletics.

a group of high schoolers play football

September 10, 2020

The new rule applies to football, soccer, and volleyball – any sport where athletes can’t maintain a six-foot distance from other players.