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GVSU senior recovers from serious knee injury to get back to football and track teams

Published January 23, 2013

When any athlete suffers a season-ending injury it can be devastating. For Grand Valley State University senior Matt Armstrong it was twice as worse.Armstrong is a two-sport athlete for the Grand Valley State University football and track and field teams which made his road to recovery from a serious injury more arduous than others.



GVSU club roller hockey has eyes set on nationals

Published January 16, 2013

The Grand Valley State University mens club roller hockey team finds themselves ranked No. 1 in their region. However they are not ready to become complacent.



GVSU track, field starts season sprinting

Published January 9, 2013

The Grand Valley State University mens and womens track teams have gotten off to quick starts this season already claiming numerous team victories and individual first place finishes as the head into the indoor season.Both the mens and womens teams already kicked off their season by hosting the GVSU Early Bird Open and the GVSU Holiday Open in Kelley Family Sports Center.



Track and Field teams show early speed

Published January 6, 2013

The season may have just started but the Grand Valley State University mens and womens track and field teams are already qualifying for the NCAA Division II Championships.



Shooting team promotes unique sport

Published December 2, 2012

Though shooting might not be a sport you can wave a foam finger at the members of Grand Valley State Universitys Shooting Team are just as focused on their sport as any other team out there.



Club wrestling comes away with success at Ben McMullen Open

Published November 14, 2012

Its not always an easy task to win with an inexperienced roster but the Grand Valley State University club wrestling team lead by head coach Rick Bolhuis has worked hard and as a result have continued grinding out wins this season.Well we have a young team this year a very young team this year and so some of them are still trying to transition from high school wrestling to college wrestling Bolhuis said.



Women’s club rugby ends dominant regular season

Published October 31, 2012

Rarely do teams come out of the gates at the start of season as a polished work of art firing on all cylinders and dominating every opponent they face. The Grand Valley womens club rugby team has been every bit an exception to that rule.



Club baseball playing well during inaugural season

Published October 21, 2012

With its inaugural season in full swing the Grand Valley State University club baseball team is ready and rearing to show off their hard work and make a statement to the rest of the league.



Club hockey looks to regain scoring touch as season rolls on

Published October 10, 2012

The Grand Valley State University Division II mens club hockey team has started the season on a roll. After starting the season with four-straight wins the team tied their previous game against Siena College bringing their overall record to 4-0-1.



Women’s club rugby hopes to continue strong start in Bowling Green

Published September 26, 2012

The Grand Valley State University womens rugby club is starting off the season in rather dominating fashion. Led by head coach Bob Richthammer the Lakers are in a great position to take advantage of their talents and make some noise this upcoming season.



A new year for the GVSU women’s soccer team

Published August 26, 2012

Success is no longer just a goal or an option for the Grand Valley State University womens soccer team this upcoming season.