KINGSVILLE, Tx. - Offensive lineman Desi Mayner (Gaines, Mich./Linden HS) and Matt Black (Toronto, Ont./Northern SS) have been selected to represent Saginaw Valley State University in the 2009 Valero Cactus Bowl, which will be played on January 9 at Texas A&M-Kingsville.
PETERSBURG, VA. - Two seniors from Saginaw Valleys football team represented the Cardinals in the eighth annual East Coast Bowl in Petersburg, Va. Offensive center, Desi Mayner (Gaines, Mich. / Linden HS) and defensive back, Matt Black (Toronto, Ont. / Northern SS) both played for the South team, helping to defeat the North, 27-0; the first shutout in the history of the East Coast Bowl.
BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University had 12 members of its football team selected to All-GLIAC teams for their play on the field during the 2008 season. The Cardinals finished the season 7-3 overall and 7-3 in the GLIAC and in a tie for third place in the conference.
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. The SVSU football team closed out the 2008 home football season in fashion with a 40-23 win over GLIAC foe Michigan Tech. The Cardinals put up 434 yards of total offense on the day, including 224 yards on the ground.
ALBEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. On a day when a couple of Saginaw Valley State University football players were reading to Albee Township Elementary School students today (Oct. 17), the football players became heroes as they helped remove children from a burning bus.
Due to this Saturdays unusual start time (4 p.m.) and a Saginaw Spirit game that same evening, the SVSU football broadcast will be carried on WSGW-AM 790 on Saturday, Oct. 4. All subsequent games will air on WTKQ-FM 100.5.
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. Saginaw Valley State University invites all area children to attend their upcoming football game at noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, against the Tiffin University Dragons. Children have the opportunity to experience a college football game as the Cardinals hosts NCAA Footballs eleventh annual Take A Kid to the Game (TAKG) program presented by Coca-Cola and sponsored by other Corporate Champions, AT&T and Pontiac. Kids, ages fourteen and younger, will receive a free ticket with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket, to watch the Cardinals at Wickes Field. In conjunction with Take a Kid to the Game Day, SVSU will host a free basketball Community Youth Day event in which children in grades K-8 will have a chance to learn skills from basketball coaches Frankie Smith and Shannon Baugh, and athletes from their respective teams at 10:30 a.m. in ONeill Arena.
MIDLAND, Mich. Saginaw Valley State University got back to it winning ways against GLIAC rival Northwood on Saturday (Sept. 20) in a 46-45 Axe Bowl thriller. SVSU reclaims the Axe after two season of being turned away by the Timberwolves.
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. Saginaw Valley State Universitys 2008 football season got off to a great start as the Cardinals pulled out a 23-17 win over GLIAC foe Wayne State on Saturday (Sept. 6). The victory marked the first win for SVSU in the Jim Collins era and the 17th straight win over the Warriors.
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The SVSU football coaching staff will take advantage of a first week bye to visit a local Dunhams in Bay City to help build excitement for the start of 2008 season that kicks off for the Cardinals on Sept. 6 against Wayne State.
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - A new coach, staff, and defense will not be the only new additions walking the sidelines for the Cardinals this fall. SVSU unveiled their new Nike uniforms that they will wear during the 2008 season. The new look will hit the field for action on September 6 when the Cardinals host Wayne State in the season opener at noon in Wickes Stadium.
BAY CITY, Mich. -- Defending league champion Grand Valley State University was picked to win the 2008 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) football title by the head football coaches of the league in preseason balloting.