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Colangelo gala serves up a feast of superlatives

September 21, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

“A Night to Honor a Legend,” a dinner to honor Jerry Colangelo on the eve of the opening of his new museum on campus, brought together more than 400 people to celebrate his influence on Grand Canyon University, the Valley and the sports world. “We’ve been incredibly blessed by his presence here,” GCU President Brian Mueller said.

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Slideshow: Havocs lead big soccer crowd

September 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The Grand Canyon University men’s soccer team defeated Evansville 1-0 before a crowd of 3,506 Thursday night at GCU Stadium after the women’s team played to a 1-1 tie with UC Santa Barbara. The Havocs, GCU’s nationally renowned student cheer section, were out in force and were so loud, GCU goalkeeper Jeremy Pollard said, “I would hate to be an away team playing here.”      

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Are you ready? Lopes charge into D-I eligibility

August 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University enjoyed unprecedented athletic success during its transition to NCAA Division I, and now it gets really fun. The Lopes are off probation and are fully eligible for postseason tournaments. The cover story of GCU Magazine examines how the program got here and what the mood is going forward.

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Havoc-forming: The volume keeps going up, up, up

August 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Havocs aren’t a secret anymore in college athletics. But the student cheer section is even more fired up, hard as that is to believe, about Grand Canyon University’s first year of NCAA Division postseason eligibility.

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Cheer, Dance teams and Thunder earn more hurrahs

August 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Emily Stephens, GCU’s Director of Spirit Programs, couldn’t have said it better after the Cheer and Dance teams once again dominated a competition in Santa Barbara, Calif.: “We are doing what we are doing for our love of each other, GCU and for our love of the Lord. Our focus on that love goes above and beyond and truly allows our light to shine through.”

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Majerle, GCU will feel at home in St. John’s game

July 27, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

When GCU plays St. John’s on Dec. 5 in the Valley of the Sun Shootout at Talking Stick Resort Arena, it might be a sign of things to come. As the basketball program keeps growing in stature, occasional games at the downtown Phoenix arena could be a way to attract big-name teams – and Coach Dan Majerle said at a press conference Wednesday that he certainly is open to the idea.

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GCU Summer Soccer Camps have variety of options

May 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Registration is open for the GCU Summer Soccer Camps for boys ages 6-18 and girls ages 6-15, the first of which is scheduled for June 5-9 on campus. Camps are offered to a wide range of ages, and all are at GCU campus fields. The 2017 camp season begins with the opportunity to train alongside GCU players, men’s coach Schellas Hyndman, his staff and volunteers.

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Slideshow: GCU wins men’s lacrosse national title

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau For the second time in three years, Grand Canyon University is the Division I champion of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. The Lopes defeated defending champion Chapman 12-8 Saturday at Orange, Calif., in the title game.  

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Fun fact: Boys enjoy GCU basketball camps

May 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Signups for the GCU Men’s Basketball Camps are rolling in again this year. Boys ages 6-14 get four days of instruction and fun in great facilities.

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These are golden years for GCU track and field

May 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The men’s and women’s track and field teams at Grand Canyon University have been stunningly successful during the transition to NCAA Division I. They have won six straight Western Athletic Conference championships and will compete for Nos. 7 and 8 in the WAC outdoor finals at Edinburg, Texas.

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