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Nikki Thompkins named head coach of Grand Rapids Galaxy

When the Grand Rapids Galaxy open the 2018 Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) season there will be a new voice in charge of the sidelines. Nikki Thompkins, a 1990 graduate of Creston High School in Grand Rapids, will take over the reigns as head coach. When asked about the future of the Galaxy, Thompkins hopes to […]

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Galaxy game on Father’s Day cancelled

The Grand Rapids Galaxy game scheduled for Sunday, June 18, has been cancelled. While the official reason hasn’t been announced, the most likely reason is that the team and management staff from Long Island just doesn’t want to rack up a loss at the hands of Beer City’s best. The Galaxy will now return to […]

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Grand Rapids Galaxy wins home opener over Detroit Dodgers

The Grand Rapids Galaxy opened their inaugural home season on Sunday afternoon at the DeltaPlex Arena with an 80-66 win over the visiting Detroit Dodgers. April Watson led the charge for the Galaxy and Felicia Thomas hit a couple of key three-pointers in the second half as Grand Rapids took the lead and surged ahead […]

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Grand Rapids Galaxy (4-2) opens home schedule Sunday at DeltaPlex

Sunday afternoon marks the opening game in the history of women’s professional basketball here in Beer City, USA as the Grand Rapids Galaxy (4-2) play host to the Detroit Dodgers. Game time is set for 3 p.m. at the DeltaPlex Arena. Before heading off last Wednesday for a 3-game set over Memorial Day weekend, the Galaxy sent […]

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GR Galaxy defeat Toledo Threat, move to 2-1

The Grand Rapids Galaxy (2-1) kept up their winning ways this past weekend, recording the second victory of their inaugural season. The Galaxy, who have yet to play at home this season, squeaked out a 79-77 victory over the Toledo Threat. With some time to give back to the community before the team hits the court at the DeltaPlex on June […]

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Galaxy notches first win, dominates Cleveland on the road

The Grand Rapids Galaxy recorded the first win of their inaugural season on Saturday, beating the Cleveland Crush, 98-48. Coach Dan Thornton was very impressed as he watched his team get out to a 58-15 lead at the half. In the second half, the Galaxy sat back, set the cruise control and watched the clock […]

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Grand Rapids Galaxy join ranks as Beer City USA’s first women’s semi-pro hoops team

There’s a new basketball team coming to Grand Rapids! Owner/CEO William Kelly is bringing the Grand Rapids Galaxy, the first women’s semi-professional basketball team from West Michigan, right here to Beer City, USA in May. Kelly is looking to expand the area’s interest in women’s basketball past the high school and colleges games and believes […]