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In six years, Parker’s Purpose has come a long way.

The charity, which is named in honor of Parker Inks, a 14-year-old Fremont resident, was founded six years ago when Inks, who suffers from muscular dystrophy, became quite ill and had a lengthy stay in the hospital that left his family with a great financial burden. The first event, which featured Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger as the speaker in 2008, helped to raise money for the family, who decided to return a portion to pay forward the generosity that was shown to them, thus helping to spur the cause.

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When you think of Northwood, you probably think about baseball and football, which have been the school's two premier sports for years.

While longtime coach Ken James consistently churns out perennial conference champion football teams year-in and year-out, historically it is the baseball program that often reigns supreme at Northwood.

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Vintage baseball pits Walbridge against the railroad
The Ken Russell/Glen Hecox Memorial Vintage Baseball Game will be Aug. 16 at Loop Park in Walbridge as part of the Walbridge Fest.

The game pits the Walbridge team in a rematch against a team representing CSX. Admission is free and there will be baseball contests for ages 5-12. There will be kids’ activities, prizes, and food.

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