Knockout movie to watch this weekend
The weekend is the perfect time to hit the theater and enjoy a movie. There is nothing better than popcorn and a refreshing beverage while you watch a feature on the big screen. Greg Russell joined host Tati Amare on “Live in the D” for Reel Talk to share his opinions on two things you can watch this weekend.
Is the new Pixar movie about Buzz Lightyear is living up to all the buzz
Looking for something fun to watch this weekend? How about new projects from Chris Evans, Melissa McCarthy, Bryan Cranston, and Annette Bening? Greg Russell, the man with all the information and interviews, joined Jason Carr on Live in the D to discuss the new movies and series.
Well-traveled educator returns to old West Michigan stomping grounds in AD role
Beebe has been hired as athletic director at Whitehall District Schools. She is a high school English teacher and girls tennis coach at Coopersville. Brian Beebe was hired as new athletic director at Whitehall District Schools on Monday, July 19, 2021. “He obviously has the experience being an AD already, so he’s going to know all the programming stuff – I’m not worried about that. He’ll be working especially close with superintendent Jerry McDowell, high school principal Brett Westerlund and middle school principal C.J.mlive.com
Son of missing Portage couple arraigned on multiple charges
KALAMAZOO, MI — The son of missing Portage couple Gary and Laura Johnson was arraigned Wednesday afternoon on multiple felony charges. Gary and Laura Johnson were determined to be missing from that home, in the 2300 block of Romence Road, on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Johnson couple was said to own two vehicles, only one of which was located at their residence, Armold said. “I have reviewed, somewhere in the range of about a half dozen search warrants that deal with the ongoing issue.” Santoni said, referencing the disappearance of Johnson’s parents. Also on MLive:Portage couple missing in what police describe as suspicious situationMichigan Democratic Party calls on Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey to resignWhitmer budget to include K-12 increase of up to $164 per pupil, more funding for higher educationmlive.com
‘The Bell’ tolls mega matchup between neighboring rivals Montague and Whitehall
MONTAGUE – It’s been a while since a Montague-Whitehall football game has meant this much. The victory bell for the Montague and Whitehall football rivalry sits on the Montague team bench during a game at Montague on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Montague beat Whitehall that night, 48-7. Montague has won five-straight games against Whitehall, including 29-8 in 2019, against Whitehall and 12 of the last 13. Both squads have been absolutely dominant this season: Whitehall has outscored opponents by a combined an eye-popping 189-3 margin, while Montague’s scoring differential is a gaudy 208-12 margin.mlive.com
West Michigan crew responds to officiating shortage, makes call to work doubleheader
WHITEHALL – The 4 o’clock kickoff Friday at Whitehall for the West Michigan Conference varsity football game with North Muskegon suited retiree Denny Danicek just fine. They were working the 7 p.m. Hart-Oakridge varsity football game and had a 27-minute drive to make. An officiating shortage has caused some varsity football games to be played on Thursday or Saturday rather than the traditional Friday night. (Scott DeCamp | MLive.com)It was a busy weekend for the crew, which also was scheduled to work the McBain at Leroy Pine River varsity football game at 1 p.m. Saturday, including Danicek. I love seeing the athletes grow up,” said Danicek, whose son Nate is offensive coordinator for Oakridge’s varsity football team.mlive.com
Michigan high school football fans go to unusual heights to watch game
Those tree-climbers happened to be 2020 Ravenna High School alumni and former Bulldogs football players Hunter Funk and Trevor Sterken, who were desperate to see the game. Joel Bissell | MLive.comIt’s a different game now with high school sports being played amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ravenna's Trevor Sterken poses for a portrait during last year's MLive Muskegon Chronicle high school football media in Muskegon, Michigan on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Joel Bissell | MLive.comAdditionally, Jawor pointed out that high school football players have already lost at least a couple weeks of their season and he does not want them to lose any more. It’s just like a helpless feeling, I guess.”More high school football coverage:Muskegon-area football roundup: 184-0 final tally in West Michigan Conference openersReigning state champ Mona Shores shows separation vs. Reeths-Puffer; Muskegon tilt nextDivision I prospect Myles Walton leads Muskegon to season-opening rout of HollandMuskegon Catholic Central remembers Ben Jones with ’62′ decalsTop 50 Michigan high school football teams: How they fared in 2020 openers25 players to watch in Muskegon-area football for 2020 seasonThe first Michigan high school football player of the year watch list for 2020mlive.com