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The Fearsome Five

GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Five members of the GVSU D-line flex for a photo at GVSU's Media Day.

The Fearsome Five


By JAY BUSHEN Published 08/21/14 11:52am

Whether it's making plays in the backfield or interrupting teammates during interviews, this fun-loving bunch of big fellas has a knack for being disruptive – and the Grand Valley State University football team wouldn’t have it any other way.


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GVSU adds transfer, yet to name starter in net

GVSU adds transfer, yet to name starter in net

In 2013, the Grand Valley State University women’s soccer team breezed through its competition en route to an NCAA Division II National Championship.The 24-0-1 season was remarkable in many ways for the Lakers, not the least of which took place on the goal line, where keeper Abbey Miller raked in a number of GVSU and NCAA records.

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Former GVSU standout returns as assistant

Former GVSU standout returns as assistant

A familiar face is returning to the Grand Valley State University women's soccer team this season. Before joining first-year head coach Jeff Hosler’s staff as an assistant coach in late July, Kristen Walker (formerly Kristen Eible) was an assistant at an up-and-coming Davenport University soccer program in 2012 and 2013.

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Scanlon enters '14 on brink of win No. 500

Scanlon enters '14 on brink of win No. 500

For the past 19 years, the Grand Valley State University volleyball team hasn’t seen many changes. GVSU hasn't made any drastic personnel moves, tried different philosophies or brought in a greater influence. 

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GVSU teams, supporters interact at Fan Fest

GVSU teams, supporters interact at Fan Fest

Events giving fans access to players are what make community outreach so powerful for an institution. Fan Fest, which took place inside Lubbers Stadium on Thursday night, delivers on that premise.

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Quick Hits: Polk named CC coach at Elon

Quick Hits: Polk named CC coach at Elon

After coaching for three seasons under Grand Valley State University's Jerry Baltes, cross country mainstay Nick Polk was announced as the head coach at Elon University in North Carolina.

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GVSU preps for '14 amid grand expectations

GVSU preps for '14 amid grand expectations

Grand Valley State University football coach Matt Mitchell took to the Twittersphere on Wednesday after his team was picked as the preseason No. 2 team in the nation by USA Today and The Sporting News.

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