Articles Posted in the " Sports " Category

  • GRCC women’s basketball team preparing for 2014-15 season

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff With the 2014-15 season quickly approaching, the Grand Rapids Community College women’s basketball team is preparing for what should be an exciting year in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. “Our conference is so competitive,” third-year coach Tracy Little said. “I love that and hate that at the same […]


  • GRCC volleyball team sweeps Ancilla College

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff On a night honoring its sophomores, the No.11 ranked Grand Rapids Community College Volleyball team clinched its sixth conference title, along with a berth in this year’s regional tournament after beating Ancilla College 3-0 (25-9,25-15,25-16) on Tuesday. Starting six sophomores, GRCC began the match with confidence and energy that continued to only grow stronger […]


  • GRCC tops Jackson in five-set match

    By Max De Leeuw – Collegiate Staff The Grand Rapids Community College Volleyball team fought its way to win the fifth set 15-13, sealing 3-2 victory over Jackson College Thursday night. “It really just came down to the ball dropping on each side because both sides were fighting and both sides were playing well,” Jackson […]


  • GRCC tops field at two-day Taylor Invite

    By Max De Leeuw - Collegiate Staff Despite some weather complications, the Grand Rapids Community College golf team took first at the two-day Taylor University Invitational Monday and Tuesday, beating out the rest of the five-team field. The golfers were scheduled to play 36 holes on Monday and 18 on Tuesday, but after making it through the […]


  • GRCC tops Muskegon Community College in three-straight sets

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff Muskegon, Mi- The No. 6 ranked Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team beat conference rival Muskegon Community College 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-22) on Tuesday. Dictating the tempo and controlling the first contact of the ball, GRCC played a fast and physical game. “I give our serve receive and serving a […]


  • GRCC volleyball team sweeps Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff The No. 6 ranked Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team beat Kalamazoo Valley Community College 3-0 (25-23,25-16,25-17) on Thursday at the Ford Fieldhouse. Struggling from the start and trailing in all three sets, GRCC found themselves playing tight and not being able to get into an offensive flow. “We showed a resiliency even when we weren’t playing […]


  • Raiders finish second at Muskegon Invitational

    By Max De Leeuw – Collegiate Staff The Grand Rapids Community College golf team came in second place at the Muskegon Invite Friday. Mott Community College won the invitational, shooting 280 compared to GRCC’s 298 “We found out that we need to get better,” Head Coach Bruce VandenBeldt said. Sophomore Drew Pennington led the Raiders, […]


  • GRCC takes 3 of 4 at annual Raider Challenge

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff The No. 2 ranked Grand Rapids Community College Volleyball team hosted 18 teams from around the Midwest for the Raider Challenge at the Ford Fieldhouse this weekend. GRCC finished the tournament 3-1, beating Lakeland Community College 3-1, Alpena Community College 3-0 and Schoolcraft Community College 3-0. The Raiders fell […]


  • GRCC volleyball team sweeps Lansing Community College 3-0

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff Lansing, MI- The No. 2 ranked Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team beat host Lansing Community College in three straight set’s (25-18, 25-20, 25-17) on Tuesday night. Sticking to their gameplan, GRCC was able to overcome an early barrage of perfect serving by LCC. “We started out with some tough swings and good […]


  • No. 2 GRCC volleyball team tops host Lake Michigan College

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff The No. 2 ranked Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team defeated LMC 3-0 (25-8, 25-6, 25-15)  in Benton Harbor on Thursday.  The win pushes GRCC’s win streak to seven matches and a 13-2 record overall. LMC took a 7-6 lead in the third set, its only lead of the […]