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Western Michigan wins 7th straight over Miami (OH), 38-16

Oct. 12, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jon Wassink threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes to Keith Mixon Jr. and LeVante Bellamy ran for two fourth-quarter scores as Western Michigan beat Miami of Ohio for the seventh straight time, 38-16 in a Mid-America Conference battle Saturday afternoon. The Broncos now...

Wassink, Bellamy lead W Michigan past C Michigan 31-15

Sep. 28, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jon Wassink threw for a touchdown and ran for another, LeVante Bellamy ran for 105 yards and a touchdown and Western Michigan defeated rival Central Michigan 31-15 on Saturday. Patrick Lupro stopped CMU's game-opening drive with an interception at midfield. Bellamy cashed in four...

Western Michigan runs for record 7 TDs in win over Ga. State

Sep. 14, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — LeVante Bellamy rushed for 192 yards and three scores as Western Michigan totaled a school-record seven rushing touchdowns to throttle Georgia State 57-10 on Saturday night. Bellamy had 11 carries for 179 yards and 3 TDs at the half. Sean Tyler finished with 138 rushing yards and...

Wassink throws for 5 TDS, W. Mich. rolls over Monmouth 48-13

Aug. 31, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jon Wassink matched his career high by throwing five touchdown passes as Western Michigan dominated Monmouth 48-13 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night. Wassink, who threw for 368 yards with no interceptions, was 11-of-15 for 226 yards and three scores in the first...

Michigan priest accused of binding teen with plastic, tape

Aug. 22, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — A priest wrapped a teen boy in plastic and tape and left him in a janitor's room for more than an hour at a Michigan church, prosecutors alleged Thursday as they filed a charge of false imprisonment. The alleged incident occurred in 2013. But the attorney general's office, citing...