Saturday, December 04, 2010
KENOSHA, WI - A career-high 33 points by sophomore forward Tom Snikkers were not enough to lift the Calvin men’s basketball team to victory as the Knights were defeated by nationally-ranked Carthage 88-80 on the second day of competition at the MIAA/CCIW Challenge. Snikkers also grabbed 12 rebounds to go with his 33 points to post his first collegiate double-double. Senior Danny Rodts also had 17 points for the Knights while Schnyders chipped in with eight points off the bench.
Friday, December 03, 2010
KENOSHA, WI - A five-minute stretch to open the second half proved to be the undoing for the Calvin men’s basketball team Friday night at the MIAA/CCIW Challenge as the Knights suffered an 86-64 defeat to the Wheaton College Thunder. Calvin was led in defeat by senior Brad Schnyders (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) who tossed in 13 points off the bench while sophomore Tom Snikkers (Jenison/Unity Christian HS) had 11 points. Calvin returns to action on Saturday when it faces Carthage - the host of the four-team MIAA/CCIW Challenge - at 4 p.m. (EST).
Thursday, December 02, 2010
KALAMAZOO - With her husband coaching to her left and her son coaching to her right, Carol Shilts figured she was a in a win-win situation Wednesday night. “I figured no matter what the final outcome, a Shilts would win,” she said with a laugh at the conclusion of Wednesday’s meeting between the Calvin men’s junior varsity basketball team and the Kalamazoo Valley Community College squad. She was right.In a special meeting between father-and-son, Kalamazoo Valley Community College prevailed over the Calvin men’s junior varsity basketball team 68-50. The host Cougars were led by longtime coach Dick Shilts who went head-to-head for the first time against his son Ricky Shilts who is in his first year as the Calvin men’s junior varsity coach.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Calvin’s 10-year drought is over. On Saturday night, Calvin captured its first Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame Classic title since 2000, defeating East Beltline rival Cornerstone 81-76 in the championship game at the Aquinas College Sturrus Sports and Center. The tournament crown is Calvin’s third overall. The Knights (3-2) previously won in 1999 and 2000. Sophomore Tom Snikkers scored 20 points in the win and was named the recipient of the Ray McCahill Tournament Most Valuable Player Award. He was joined on the all-tournament team by senior teammate Brent Schuster who scored 14 points in the win over Cornerstone including a clutch triple down the stretch and two clinching free throws in the final seconds.
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Calvin opened play at the 15th annual Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame Classic with a 61-44 victory over host Aquinas and snapped a five-game losing streak against the Saints in the process. The Knights will face Cornerstone in Saturday’s championship game at 8 p.m. at the Aquinas College Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center. Calvin was led in scoring by senior Brad Schyders (Unity Christian HS) and sophomore Tom Snikkers (Unity christian HS) with 11 points apiece while freshman Jordan Brink (Dyer, IN/Illiana Christian HS) had 10 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals. Senior Brent Schuster (Denver, CO/Denver Christian HS) and sophomore Bryan Powell (Wyoming Park HS) added eight poitns apiece with Schuster blocking a pair of shots. Freshman Tyler Kruis (Calvin Christian HS) also hauled down a career-high eight rebounds in the win.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Calvin bounced back from a disappointing loss the night before to Grace Bible College with an 87-60 victory over Ohio Wesleyan University in the consolation game of its own Calvin Tipoff Tournament.
Calvin (1-2) shot 57.7 percent from the field in the first half en route to taking a 45-30 halftime lead. The Knights continued to roll in the second half, outscoring the Battling Bishops 42-30 to cruise to the double-digit win. Saturday’s contest was the first meeting between Calvin and Ohio Wesleyan since the 1991-92 season with Calvin know holding a 3-1 series lead.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
By Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot
In their home-opener at the Van Noord Arena, the Knights fell to the Grace Bible College Tigers 64-63 in heartbreaking fashion. Ryan Krombeenís got position in the paint, rolled a game-winning shot around the rim, and gave the Tigers a late lead with under ten seconds remaining. Calvin quickly inbounded the ball to junior Brad Schnyders, who charged down the sideline but was unable to get a shot off.
The basket came after the Knights surrendered a nine point lead with just under five minutes remaining.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Click on the headline above to find a list of links to live stats, live audio and live video coverage of a busy weekend of Calvin College sports.Live video coverage will include men’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s basketball with audio coverage also included for men’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s basketball. Live Stats scoreboards will be included for men’s and women’s basketball, women’s volleyball and men’s soccer.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
CALEDONIA - For more than 35 minutes, a youthful Calvin men’s basketball team took the nationally-ranked Davenport Panthers to the limit. The Knights were unable to close however, dropping an 88-79 decision at 11th-ranked (NAIA D2) Davenport Tuesday night in the season opener for the Calvin men’s basketball team.Calvin led 37-32 at halftime behind 51.6 percent shooting from the floor. Davenport (5-0) clawed back to take a 51-50 lead with 12:57 left in the second half. Calvin answered with an 11-3 scoring run to build a 63-56 lead capped off by a layup by freshman Mitch Vallie (Goodrich HS) with 9:01 left to play. Davenport regained the lead at 70-69 with just over five minutes remaining however and never trailed again as the host Panthers outscored Calvin 17-8 over the final 4:42 to seal the win.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
BIG RAPIDS - The Calvin men’s basketball team dropped a 91-69 decision at Ferris State Saturday night. Because of different starting dates for NCAA II and NCAA III basketball teams, the game will count as an exhibition contest for Calvin and a regular season non-conference contest for Ferris State.« First < 18 19 20 21 22 > Last »