Quick hits: GVSU hockey's 'Pack the George' vs. MSU, new basketball transfer, new Athletics hire

Before every season, there are certain games that are circled on their calendars. Most of the time, it’s against their rivals. Whether it’s Yankees/Red Sox, Lakers/Celtics, Wolverines/Buckeyes or Red Wings/Avalanche, the intensity is always heightened.  For the Grand Valley State men’s Division II club hockey team, their rival has always been Michigan State’s hockey team. Luckily for fans, that matchup will be held Friday, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m. at the Georgetown Ice Center.

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GVSU men's DIII club hockey hosts fundraising game to fight brain cancer

Hockey recaps for normal games usually start with the score of the game along with who scored the goals. But this was no normal hockey game for the Grand Valley State men's Division III club team, as this was a game to raise money for brain cancer awareness in support of forward Alex Siroky’s mom. She passed away of brain cancer last year. All the proceeds from the Lakers' winning game were donated to the American Brain Tumor Association.

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