SMAC showdown

St. Joseph’s Luke Hedstrom catches a pass during a Sept. 28 game against Kalamazoo Loy Norrix.

St. Joseph is gearing up for an undefeated foe.

The Bears (4-0 SMAC West, 6-0) – ranked No. 7 in the latest Division 3 AP football poll – will face Battle Creek Lakeview (3-0 SMAC East, 6-0) in a game featuring two of the top teams in the SMAC.