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Marty Carter - game against Findlay on Saturday Oct. 29, 2016.

Three point stance: Battle of the Valleys preview

Grand Valley State football is ending the season on what may be its toughest two-game stretch of the regular season. The Lakers (9-0, 8-0 GLIAC) will travel to Saginaw Valley State to spar with the 5-3 Cardinals this Saturday, Nov. 5, and then will hit the road again the following week to play the 7-2 Wayne State Warriors Saturday, Nov. 12 in the regular season finale.

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Brittany Patrosso recycles in the Kirkhof Center on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

GVSU strives for zero-waste football games

Everyday, Americans throw away the equivalent of 63,000 garbage trucks of trash, according to the Recycling Coalition of Utah. Of that, half of what they throw out could have been recycled. Instead, it’s taken to landfills where it sits and takes up space.

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Devin McKissic - game against Findlay on Saturday Oct. 29, 2016.

GVSU defeats Findlay on senior night 28-17

Grand Valley State receiver Matt Williams picked a good night to have his best performance of the season. The Lakers’ leading receiver had 10 catches, 179 yards and two touchdowns in GVSU’s 28-17 win over the Findlay Oilers (4-5) on senior night at home Saturday, Oct. 29.

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Matt Williams during the game against Truman State on Saturday Oct. 15, 2016.

GVSU escapes Hillsdale 35-17

Grand Valley State’s road contest with the Hillsdale Chargers was a day of many firsts. The Lakers gave up their first and second first half touchdowns of the year to the Charger offense, after previously outscoring opponents 175-9 in the first half. It was the first time the Lakers entered the fourth quarter without the lead, as they trailed the Chargers 17-14 with just 15 minutes left.

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Alton Voss sacks the Truman State quarterback on Saturday Oct. 15, 2016.

GVSU defense smothers Truman State 41-3

At 6'4" and 300 pounds, Grand Valley State senior nose tackle Mark Rosenquist is not a defensive back by trade, but the big lineman did his best impression this past weekend. Rosenquist intercepted a tipped pass on the first defensive drive of the game and highlighted an impressive performance in the No. 2 ranked Lakers' 41-3 win over the unranked Truman state Bulldogs Saturday, Oct. 15.

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