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WXSP to Air Grand Valley State Football

August 18, 2023

Grand Valley State athletics has announced that three of its 2023 football games will be live on WXSP-TV.  WXSP-TV will serve as the exclusive live in-market television partner for the Lakers.

The slate of games on WXSP-TV will begin with the home opener set for Saturday, September. 9 versus Colorado State-Pueblo. Kickoff at Lubbers Stadium is set for 7 p.m. In addition, WXSP-TV will air the Saturday, October 7 contest versus Kentucky State (7 p.m.) and the Saturday, October 14 Anchor-Bone Classic versus Ferris State (3 p.m.).

"We are excited to once again partner with WXSP to bring three GVSU football games to West Michigan on WXSP-TV," said Deputy Director of Athletics Doug Lipinski. "We feel it is important that we continue to bring Grand Valley State athletics to West Michigan on a local television channel and we want to be the brand in Grand Rapids."

Bryan Fongers will handle the play-by-play duties for Laker football on television and video streaming on FloSports for the 2023 campaign, while Bob Mitchell will continue with color commentary. Tom Cleary stepped down after the 2022 season after handling the GVSU broadcasting duties for over 20 years.

Every game, home and away, will also air on radio on WLAV-FM in West Michigan, with coverage beginning 90 minutes before kickoff. For full coverage of GVSU Football, including broadcast info, news, features, highlights, press conferences and more, follow @GVSUFootball on social media and at

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