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Cleveland State defeats Western Michigan 71-49

Nov. 26, 2022 15:48 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Drew Lowder's 15 points helped Cleveland State defeat Western Michigan 71-49 on Saturday. Lowder shot 6 for 9, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Vikings (4-3). Tristan Enaruna scored 14 points and added five rebounds. Tujautae Williams shot 4 of...

Western Michigan turns big plays into 20-14 win over Toledo

Nov. 25, 2022 16:12 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Sean Tyler scored on a 63-yard run, Keni-H Lovely returned an interception for a touchdown, and Western Michigan surprised Toledo 20-14 on Friday to wrap up the regular season. The Broncos (5-7, 4-4 Mid-American Conference) managed only 188 yards and eight...

Western Michigan earns 1st win, beats Goshen College, 99-62

Nov. 10, 2022 22:17 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Titus Wright’s 13 points helped Western Michigan defeat Goshen 99-62 on Thursday night. Wright also added five rebounds for the Broncos (1-1). Tafari Simms was 6 of 10 shooting (1 for 4 from distance) to add 13 points. Markeese Hastings finished 5 of 9...

Credle, Lynch help N. Illinois rally, beat W. Michigan 24-21

Nov. 09, 2022 23:11 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jaiden Credle ran 36 times for 136 yards and touchdown, Justin Lynch scored on a 9-yard run in the closing seconds and Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 24-21 Wednesday night. Lynch finished with 83 yards rushing on six carries for Northern Illinois...

Ohio's 5 interceptions throttle Western Michigan, 33-14

Oct. 15, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Sieh Bangura ran for two touchdowns, Nathanial Vakos kicked four field goals and Ohio cruised past Western Michigan, 33-14 in Mid-American Conference action Saturday. Ohio's defense dominated Western Michigan after intermission, stopping the Broncos on downs...

Man pleads guilty to arson at Planned Parenthood clinic

Oct. 13, 2022 21:20 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man who made a video describing abortion as genocide has pleaded guilty to arson for a fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in southwestern Michigan, a prosecutor said. Joshua Brereton, 25, of Paw Paw faces a Feb. 6, 2023, sentencing after entering the...

Eastern Michigan rolls past Western Michigan 45-23

Oct. 08, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Taylor Powell threw for three touchdowns, Samson Evans ran for three and Jose Ramirez set an Eastern Michigan record for sacks as the Eagles rolled to a 45-23 win over Western Michigan on Saturday. The win for the Eagles (4-2, 1-1 Mid-American Conference)...

Western Michigan takes care of New Hampshire early 44-7

Oct. 01, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jack Salopek threw for three touchdowns and Western Michigan pulled away early in a 44-7 victory over New Hampshire on Saturday night. Western Michigan (2-3) scored on four of its first five possessions in taking a 28-7 halftime lead. Two...

Abanikanda pushes No. 23 Pitt past Western Michigan 34-13

Sep. 18, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Pitt junior running back Israel Abanikanda carried the ball 31 times for 131 yards and a touchdown to lead the No. 23 Panthers to a 34-13 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday. Pitt (2-1) was without its top two quarterbacks for the nonconference...

Michigan veteran gets 5 years for fraud over faked injuries

Sep. 17, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan veteran has been sentenced to five years in prison after investigators who followed him discovered he had faked injuries that allowed him to claim more than $260,000 in federal benefits. Joseph Gray, 53, of Lawton repeatedly claimed he had lost...