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Stephanie Funkhouser joined Fox 17 in October of 2016 and can be seen anchoring sports on the weekends and reporting during the week.

A Chicago native, Stephanie grew up an avid sports fan, playing soccer, basketball, and sofball. Staying in the Midwest to attend the University of Michigan, she found her passion for sports broadcasting, majoring in Sport Management and minoring in Spanish.

Her first job was working as a co-host and producer for the State Champs High School Sports Show, Sundays at 9am on Fox Sports Detroit. Stephanie has also done sideline reporting for USSSA baseball on MLB.com, filled-in as the in-stadium host for the Detroit Red Wings, been a fill-in anchor for the Detroit Sports News on CBS62, a freelance sideline reporter for the Big Ten Network, and a sideline reporter for Oakland University basketball on ESPN3.

When she isn’t talking or watching sports, Stephanie can be found following her love for food and fitness!


Recent Articles
  • Bingham nets 27 points in GR Catholic win

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Catholic beat Grand Rapids Christian 73-49 on Tuesday. Marcus Bingham Jr. had an impressive 27 points in the win.

  • Hudsonville girls win 45-38

    HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — The Hudsonville girls basketball team hung on to beat Jenison 45-38 at home on Tuesday.

  • Wyoming Girls Win in OT

    WYOMING, Mich. — The Northview girls basketball team went on the road to Wyoming on Tuesday evening. The game would go to overtime with Wyoming coming out on top 50-48.

  • Grandville Boys Win 47-44

    GRANDVILLE, Mich. — The Grandville boys basketball team held on to beat Ottawa Hills 47-44 on Tuesday.

  • Davenport Men Win 110-80

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Davenport men’s basketball team continued their winning ways on Tuesday when they hosted Great Lakes Christian for an non-conference matchup. Delano Smith and John McCloud Jr. led the Panthers with 17 points each in their 110-80 win.

  • Davenport Men Start Off Hot In The GLIAC

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Davenport men’s basketball team is 8-3 on the year so far and 3-1 in the GLIAC. While the team is in a new conference this year and has a number of new players, they are pushing to win the conference in their first season. “That’s been our goal from the beginning. We wanted to win the GLIAC and if we keep playing the way we are, who knows,” freshman Zach Nieuwkoop said. Zach and his […]

  • 1-on-1 with La’Darius Jefferson

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — Muskegon senior quarterback La’Darius Jefferson officially committed to Michigan State this weekend. On Sunday, he sat down with FOX 17’s Stephanie Funkhouser in East Lansing to chat about the decision and his goals as a player at MSU.

  • Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Morris and Trammell were chosen Sunday by a 16-man panel that considered candidates from the sport’s modern era. Morris posted 254 wins. The right-hander’s most famous victory was a 10-inning shutout, winning 1-0 for Minnesota over Atlanta in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. Trammell was a six-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glover at shortstop. […]

  • Kalamazoo Central Wins 73-62

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Central boys basketball team beat Loy Norrix 73-62 in their annual meeting at Western Michigan University on Saturday.