Articles by Mitch Blankespoor

Mitch Blankespoor

Mitch Blankespoor is a Chimes staff writer for the 2012-13 school year.

Senior Joe Broekhuizen to embark on professional soccer career

Ever since he was a child, Joe Broekhuizen has dreamed of being a professional soccer player.  After four years at Sout...

Irwin made a game-changing three point shot.
Women’s basketball makes improbable comeback at Julie Cosello Memorial Classic

The Calvin College women’s basketball team traveled to Crestview Hills, Ky., over Thanksgiving break for the annual Ju...

Men’s basketball wins two at Grand Rapids Hall of Fame Classic

The Calvin men’s basketball team faced NAIA foes Cornerstone University and Aquinas College over Thanksgiving break in...

Photo by Chantelle Yazzie.
Calvin boasts historic fall sports season

This fall sports season, which ends this weekend, has been a memorable one for Calvin. The Knights captured six of seven...

Last year's women's basketball team won the MIAA tourney. Photo courtesy
High expectations for women’s basketball in 2012-13

The Calvin College women’s basketball team’s season is just over two weeks away, and the 2012-13 team is already hit...

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NHL lockout has negative effect on all parties

The dreaded day was Sept. 16. The entire hockey world woke up to the news it hoped would never come.  The National Hock...

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Game Day staff improves fan experience for students

More than 2,700 fans packed Calvin’s Van Noord Arena on Sept. 21 for a volleyball match-up with rival Hope College. 1,...

The Knights fell to Wheaton 3-1 at Joe Bean Field. Photo by Jeff Febus
Knights soccer falls in Souders’ return to Wheaton

After four years at Wheaton College, three of them as the goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team, Ryan Souders made a re...