A handful of lacrosse players gathered on a campus athletic field because it was the only place where they knew they could hang out and shoot on a net.
Five years later, the Grand Valley State indoor box lacrosse club has developed into something those founders never could have imagined, doing so now in the honor of their lost teammate, brother and friend Alexander Aninos.
Last October, Aninos, founding member and respected team leader, was killed in a car accident.
On July 10, Grand Valley State University’s Board of Trustees voted to move forward with the next phase of the recreation center expansion. Construction to expand the Fieldhouse Arena is set to begin in Sept. 2015, and will add an additional 47,000 square feet to the current rec center.