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Grand Valley State Sports Report

Sep 19, 2016

Jayma martin and Gabby Guibord have made huge contributions to Grand Valley State University's women's soccer dynasty. The seniors are part of a talented class that is going for its fourth straight NCAA Division II title.  

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The Michigan High School Athletic Association says its unique sideline concussion testing program for athletes in football and other sports is having a positive impact but long-term funding is an issue as it heads into its second and final year.

Executive Director Jack Roberts says member schools in its pilot program removed players for possible concussions at a higher rate than schools that were not.

His group on Monday released results of its first head-injury survey of more than 750 high schools from 2015-2016 sports.

Pickleball Tournament

Jul 13, 2016
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A local Pickleball tournament will be held at Mulligan's Hollow in Grand Haven. We find out about the sport from  Kevin Curley and Jessie Riley.  

Summer Training Tips

Jul 13, 2016
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation

We talk about summer training tips for fall sport high school athletes.  Student athlete Teddy Russo and The Center for Physical Rehabilitation's Wendi Corelli join us.

The new home of the Detroit Red Wings will be Little Caesars Arena.

The name was announced Thursday by Little Caesars and Olympia Entertainment.

They say a 20-year naming rights agreement averages more than $6.25 million per year.

Mike Ilitch and his family own the Red Wings and the pizza chain as well as the Detroit Tigers.

With the deal, Little Caesars Arena branding will be on the roof of the 20,000-seat arena, on the exterior, at entrances and at center ice.

Grand Valley State University held a special ceremony in its fieldhouse  honoring retiring Athletic Director, Tim Selgo.  It named the GVSU trophy hall the "Tim W. Selgo Showcase of Champions. " 

In a press conference held on campus Thursday, April 7th, Grand Valley State University Vice President for Finance and Administration, Jim Bachmeier, announced the hiring of Keri Becker as the GVSU Director of Athletics.

Keri Becker will replace the retiring Tim Selgo.  She is the sixth Athletic Director in GVSU history and the first Women to hold the position.   

Grand Valley State Sports Report

Mar 21, 2016

NFL team scouts visited Allendale for Pro Day on Tuesday. Those scouts got an up close look at Kirk Spencer, Jim Walsh, Branden Revenburg and Ben Hutchins. The second half of the Pro day session belonged to Matt Judon who is projected to be the highest NFL pick in Grand Valley State History.    

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The West Michigan Sports Association has announced the 2017 State Games of America sports line up and venues as the games will be held in Grand Rapids.  President Eric Englebarts joins us with the details. 

The Grand Valley State University Women's Basketball team has made an improbable run in the NCAA Midwest tournament overcoming injuries to upset two teams ranked ahead of them. They  play for the regional championship and the right to move on Monday, March 14th against the Drury Panthers. Game time is 7 PM. The game is streaming on the internet.  You can watch by going to gvsulakers.com.  Tom Cleary features a GVSU team learning how to overcome adversity under first year head coach Mike Williams. 

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