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Trent Salo Making His Mark In First Year in a Calvin Uniform

Sunday, January 11, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

At 5-foot-9, Trent Salo is, more often than not, the shortest player on the court.

It’s the kind of height discrepancy that makes opponents salivate. The kind that elicits a quip or two from visiting student sections.

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Calvin Stretches Win Streak to Four With Win Over Alma

Saturday, January 10, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren

Calvin was able to knock off Alma 73-47 without leading scorer John Mantel Saturday afternoon at VanNoord Arena. After matching his career high of 27 points in Wednesday’s inaugural game, Mantel was sidelined with an ankle injury just 24 seconds into the game.

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Men’s Basketball Opens Van Noord Arena and MIAA Campaign With Win Over Trine

Thursday, January 08, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – John Mantel made sure Trine didn’t spoil Calvin’s unveiling of the new Van Noord Arena.

The junior center matched a career-high 27 points and reeled in 11 rebounds to bolster the Knights in their 77-69 win over the Thunder in the conference opener on Wednesday, capping a milestone night that included a victory for the women’s team beforehand and the presentation of the MIAA Commissioner’s Cup at halftime.

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Basketball Teams Excited To Finally Call Van Noord Arena “Home”

Thursday, January 08, 2009

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The Calvin men’s and women’s basketball teams made history Wednesday night inside the Van Noord Arena, playing their first-ever varsity games inside the facility. Both teams came out victorious against Trine University. Join Calvin sports information student assistant Bruce Van Baren for an inside look at Wednesday’s festivities with this feature story.

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Keys to Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex Given to Calvin College

Friday, January 02, 2009

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The keys to the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex were given to Calvin College Friday afternoon. Calvin president Dr. Gaylen Byker was there to accept the keys from Christman Construction Company Senior Vice President Jim Cash. Members of the media and groups of individuals from the Calvin community were in attendance for the event. In addition, the men’s and women’s basketball teams had their first practices inside the VanNoord Arena on Friday.

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Men’s Basketball Captures Championship of Defiance College Purple and Gold Classic

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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DEFIANCE, OH—Calvin captured the championship of the 34th annual Defiance College Purple and Gold Classic Tuesday night, defeating Rockford College (IL) 90-71 in the championship game.

The tournament crown is Calvin’s first in a Christmas holiday tournament since 2004 when the Knights won the Wisconsin-River Falls Radisson Inn Holiday Tournament.

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Men’s Basketball Snaps Losing Streak With Win Over Geneva

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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DEFIANCE, OH—The Calvin men’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing skid with a convincing 91-65 victory over Geneva College Monday night in a first round game of the Defiance College Purple and Gold Classic.

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Men’s Basketball Tripped Up By Trolls Saturday Night

Sunday, December 14, 2008

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PALOS HEIGHTS, IL – Trinity Christian used an 18-2 second half run to pull away for a 73-65 victory over visiting Calvin late Saturday night. The host Trolls (8-3) erased a 44-40 deficit with 13 unanswered points with Will Bruinsma canning a pair of triples in the Trinity run.

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Men’s Basketball Falls at Aquinas

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon
The Saints took advantage of hot three-point shooting in the first half and relied on its stalwart center in the second, cinching a double-digit win over the Knights at Aquinas Fieldhouse for the second straight season. 

Pedja Lazic scored 13 of his game-high 21 points after halftime, Jordan Torres broke loose against Calvin for five 3s and 18 points, and the Saints cruised to a 78-65 win. 

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Three-Pointers Too Much For Calvin Against Carthage

Saturday, December 06, 2008

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WHEATON, IL – A torrent of three-point field goals allowed Carthage to finish the CCIW/MIAA Classic with a 2-0 record as the Red Men defeated Calvin 95-82 Saturday afternoon at Wheaton’s King Arena.

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