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BeerCityHoops Colleges

Cornerstone heads to NAIA Championship with win over Bellevue

The Cornerstone Golden Eagles used a big second half to pull away from the Bellevue Bruins in a 69-57 win in the NAIA National Semifinals. Kyle Steigenga (19 points, 11 rebounds) and Sam Vander Sluis (12 points, 13 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles to lead the Golden Eagles back to the National Championship where they will be looking for their […]

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Coach Rex Walters ejected as Drive stall in second half, lose 117-111 to Bayhawks

The Grand Rapids Drive built a 20-point advantage in the first quarter but couldn’t sustain the lead in a 117-111 loss to the Erie Bayhawks Saturday night splitting the weekend series. Former Michigan State guard Kalin Lucas scored a game-high 32 points helping snap Erie’s six-game losing streak. Grand Rapids scurried out to a 20-9 lead behind 4-of-5 […]

BeerCityHoops Colleges

Grace Tigers lose in national semifinals, will play Sunday for 3rd place

( news release) Ankeny, IA – A motivated Grace Tigers team took the floor Friday night as they faced Randall University, a team that defeated them in overtime of last year’s NCCAA DII National Championship game.  This year’s semifinal game would be nothing short of spectacular, needing overtime as well to determine the result. It […]

Kyle_Steigenga photo 3-10-17
BeerCityHoops Colleges

Cornerstone wins battle of NAIA heavyweights over St. Francis (Ind.)

The Cornerstone Golden Eagles (32-3) moved on to the NAIA D-2 Tournament quarterfinals with a 66-58 win over the St. Francis (Ind.) Cougars (23-10) on Friday in Point Lookout, MO. Kyle Steigenga led the way with 22 points and Sam Vander Sluis pulled down 17 rebounds, 2nd-most in tournament history, in the Golden Eagles victory […]

Danger Groove 3-4-17
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Windy City grooves to 40-point 3rd quarter in win over Grand Rapids Danger

In the final regular season game for the ABA’s 12th-ranked Grand Rapids Danger (13-5) , the 6th-ranked Windy City Groove (13-1) wouldn’t be stopped in a 40-point 3rd quarter and took home a 115-103 victory at Grace Bible College in Grand Rapids, MI. Listen to the BeerCityHoops play-by-play broadcast of the game here.  Nate Fuqua was the preeminent player on […]

Drive Swarm 3-3-17
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No defending Grand Rapids Drive’s fourth straight loss

Six players scored at least 13 points as the Greensboro Swarm (14-26) used a balanced attack in a 114-108 win over the Grand Rapids Drive (20-21) on Saturday night at The Fieldhouse in Greensboro, NC. The Drive have now lost four straight games and have an uphill battle to get back in playoff contention. Mike Tobey […]

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Vipers strike with 48 points in 4th quarter against Drive in road win

(Grand Rapids Drive News Release) GRAND RAPIDS – Feb 25, 2017 – The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (23-14) overcame a 14-point deficit to pour it on the fourth quarter and beat the Grand Rapids Drive (20-18) on the road on Saturday night. The final was 136-122 as the Vipers dropped 48 points in the fourth quarter […]

BeerCityHoops Gus Macker

2017 Gus Macker summer schedule is set

972 tournaments. 2.2 million players. $15M raised for local charities. That’s the impact Scott and Mitch McNeal’s little Gus Macker basketball tournament, started in 1974 in their parents’ driveway, has had on the hoops world. Since 1987, the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament has traveled around the globe, leaving their hometown of Lowell, MI. Originally a […]