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Keeping the ball rolling: GVSU soccer stays undefeated

The Grand Valley State women’s soccer team stuck to their winning ways this week, as they picked up two wins to improve to 3-0-0 on the year.  GVSU came out hot against Missouri-St. Louis, scoring five goals in the first half before blowing the Tritons out 7-0 last Sunday, Sept. 2. They rode that momentum into this weekend, grabbing another home win against Ohio Valley, 1-0 on Sept. 7.

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Calm and collected: junior Katie Chipman returns to green after successful summer

Junior Katie Chipman is returning to Grand Valley State women’s golf team this year as an on-the-rise athlete in Division II. As a sophomore, Chipman was named GLIAC Golfer of the Year, as well as earning a spot on the All-GLIAC First Team. She is currently among the top five golfers on the GVSU team, and is set to compete in the first tournament of the season starting Monday, Sept. 10.

Chawntez Moss extends to score his first touchdown as a Laker in the third quarter against UIndy on Aug. 31. GVL / Sheila Babbitt

One and oh: GVSU football rolls over Indianapolis to open season

The No. 10 ranked Grand Valley State football team opened their season on a dominant note, defeating No. 13 Indianapolis 30-7 at Lubbers Stadium.  “Good team win. Obviously that’s a good football team we played,” said head coach Matt Mitchell. “Great job by our guys, our coaches, offense and defense coming together and playing even when we were down. We never questioned anything, we just kept playing.”

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Go green at GV’s Zero Waste Football Games

Beginning at 7 p.m. at Lubbers Stadium during the first home football game of the year, GVSU’s Office of Sustainability will be hosting the fifth annual Zero Waste Football Games. This program aims to decrease the amount of waste that enters landfills during football games by educating fans on the correct bin to dispose of their garbage. Volunteers will be near waste stations throughout the stadium to assist visitors in placing their refuse in either the recycle, compost or landfill bins. 

Bart Williams prepares to throw the ball on Saturday September 9, 2017.  GVL / Emily Frye

Grand Valley's Gunslinger

Every good football team needs a good quarterback: a confident leader who is calm under pressure and can make big plays in crunch time. Luckily for the Grand Valley State football team, they have that leader in Bart Williams. The senior has been at the helm for GVSU for a while, starting 39 games for the Lakers. In those games, he has completed 642 of 1,090 passes for 9,854 yards and 105 touchdowns, ranking him first amongst active returning Division II quarterbacks in those respective categories.