Athletics

Men's track and field team wins first national title

Members of the Laker men's track and field team won their first outdoor national championship May 29 on their home track.

Jun 1, 2021


Mantella says GVSU is positioned well for the future; update given on plan for racial equity and inclusion

Grand Valley is stronger and positioned well for the future after facing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Philomena V. Mantella said during an April 30 virtual Board of Trustees meeting.

Apr 30, 2021


Laker Athletics inks new deal with Cumulus Media

Grand Valley's Athletics Department has partnered with Cumulus Media to broadcast football, men's and women's basketball games, weekly shows and special events.

Apr 26, 2021


Diver earns two individual national championships

The women's swimming and diving team earned fifth place and the men's team took eighth at the national championships.

Mar 21, 2021


Women's track and field team wins third national championship

Even in a pandemic, Laker student athletes find a way to win national championships.

Mar 17, 2021


Student athlete is third generation in her family to attend GVSU

It was always up to Paige Johnston to decide where to go to college. Never mind that her mother and father are Laker alumni.

Feb 16, 2021


A season of adapting

The Laker women's basketball team topped Ashland University, 70-67, January 17 before a silent crowd of cardboard cutouts, teammates and officials.

Feb 4, 2021


Laker athletics dedicates wall in Fieldhouse to early pioneer in women's sports

Long before 1972 federal regulations opened up opportunities for girls and women to compete in sports, there was Joan Boand.

Oct 19, 2020


Volunteer physicians monitor Laker team practices under Ottawa County order

Laker student athletes are able to continue practicing under the "Staying in Place" order, thanks to a volunteer corps of area physicians.

Sep 21, 2020


Laker football coach: postponing fall sports 'right call to make'

Over the past six weeks, head Laker football coach Matt Mitchell said he went through a gamut of emotions when thinking ahead to the 2020 season.

Aug 12, 2020