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New York Islanders Fan Gives Way Too Much Info During Intermission Interview [Video]

This woman is pure class.

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Jenn Bellgraph Photography
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Grandville Hockey’s Mitchell Parsons Named High School Athlete of the Week

Mitchell Parsons, who captains eighth-ranked Grandville High School's hockey team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Woman Competing In Skeleton Hits Broom In Middle of the Track [Video]

A competition for the Skeleton World Cup went down this weekend in Austria.

If you're not familiar, it's like the luge, but you go head first.

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Man Skiing Down Street Gets Pulled Over During TV Broadcast [Video]

WYXZ-TV was covering Sunday's snowstorm that dumped 18 inches on Detroit and southeastern Michigan with one of its reporters out showing how bad the roads were.

Right when the mayor of Eric Zane's hometown of Warren was talking about how dangerous it was, a minivan passed by pulling a guy on skis behind it.

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Ice Climbers Scale Frozen Niagara Falls [Video]

Over the last 114 years, 14 people have attempted to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, with only nine surviving.

Last week, two Canadians made history by being the first to climb up Niagara Falls.

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Porno Audio Plays In Background of Hockey TV Broadcast [Video]

Last Thursday night, the Nashville Predators played the St. Louis Blues.

During the television broadcast of the NHL matchup on Fox Sports Tennessee, some people heard something other than the traditional sounds of hockey play-by-play. It was something much, much different.

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Big Dog Doesn’t Know How Ice Works, Learns Quickly [Video]

What’s better than watching dog videos on the Internet?

Watching them in slow motion!

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic — Day 2 Photos and Video

The second day of the GRD Pond Hockey Classic started off a bit warmer than Day 1, and much warmer than last year!

This was both good news and bad news for the event.

Good news: A lot of people came out and took advantage of the great weather to hang out and party with GRD for the day of hockey.

Bad news because, well, that much warmth isn't really the best thing for ice.

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic Put Off Ice for Rest of Weekend Because of Conditions

The WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015 is done for the weekend and its remaining games will be rescheduled because of tenuous ice conditions at Richmond Park.

As of 9 p.m. EST Saturday, it was determined by tournament officials the ice at the Grand Rapids park was no longer in playable condition and Sunday's schedule has been canceled, said Angela Paasche, the tourney's director and Townsquare Media Grand Rapids live events manager.

Forty-five teams had played games Friday and Saturday in the WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, presented by Labatt Blue and Dematic. Most of Saturday's games had been completed.

Plans are to announce rescheduling of the remainder of the tournament early next week, Paasche said.

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015 Rocks Richmond Park January 23-25 in Grand Rapids [Video]

97.9 GRD Rocks will host the fourth annual WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, presented by Labatt Blue and Dematic.

More than 40 teams will play on the frozen surface at Richmond Park in Grand Rapids starting Friday night (Jan. 23) and running through Sunday, Jan. 25. Division finals will be the afternoon of Jan. 25.

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Throwback Thursday: National Anthem Singer-Skater Wipes Out On Ice Before Hockey Game [Video]

Ah, throwback Thursday. Let's travel back in time to this past fall... when a guy fell.

While ice skating and singing the national anthem.

A lesson to us all, really, about why you don't try to do both of those things at once.

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Courtesy Cheryl Kukla
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Grandville Bowling’s Josh Kukla Named High School Athlete of the Week

Josh Kukla, who leads Grandville High School boys' bowling squad and is the defending MHSAA Division I singles champion, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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