As the elder statesman among Laker coaches, Baltes will enter his 25th season as the head coach of the men's and women's cross country and track and field programs.
Goalkeeper Kendall Robertson: "There's always going to be a target on our backs. We love it."
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It's not uncommon to see a pair of brothers suit up on the same collegiate team, but to have three on one team is truly rare.
After three decades, varsity wrestling will return to Grand Valley, and it's thanks to one of its greatest wrestlers that the program is seeing a resurgence.
Boand is credited with establishing nearly every women's athletic program at GVSU.
It's a veritable United Nations as members of the Laker golf team call five different countries home.
The fact Gary Chopp survived a skydiving accident while he attended Grand Valley in the 1970s is remarkable.
GVSU's athletic fields were silenced last fall by the COVID-19 pandemic but student athletes, Laker coaches and staff members raised a collective voice against racial injustice.
Darline Radamaker once played for the Haitian National Team in an under-20 tournament against a U.S. team that included 2015 World Cup champions.
When spring sports were canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the empty courts, stadiums and fields created a feeling of emptiness for Laker coaches and student athletes.
Callistus Eziukwu has traveled to 13 different countries for his job. While the sights, people, food and languages vary greatly, he knows he will find one constant: basketball.
Brandon Barkley, former Laker basketball standout, is the player relations manager for the Dallas Mavericks.
Enhancements to the Jamie Hosford Football Center will help recruit prospective student athletes while providing current student athletes access to an updated training room.
Led by the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Grand Valley athletes have raised $10,000 or more in each of the past three years for Make-A-Wish® Michigan.
Barb Hansen and Kim Hansen were among the 100 former WBL players who were recognized in June at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony in Knoxville, Tennessee.
For someone who got a relatively late start in wrestling, senior Harun Bogdanic took to it quickly and excelled.
In addition to winning trophies on the field and court, Laker student athletes are stellar performers in the classroom.