Sunday, January 11, 2009
The Van Noord Arena hosted its first men’s and women’s varsity basketball games on January 7 against Trine University. Earlier in the day before the games, local Grand Rapids all-sports radio station WBBL 1340 AM was there as WBBL sports director Bret Bakita hosted his morning “On the Bench” program live from the Van Noord Arena. During the program, Bakita interviewed Calvin men’s basketball coach Kevin Vande Streek, Calvin women’s basketball coach John Ross, Calvin men’s athletics director Dr. Jim Timmer Jr. and Mike Zwier and Sarah Partridge of the Calvin men’s and women’s basketball team respectively.
Continue on to listen to the archived interviews, courtesy of WBBL.
Thursday, January 08, 2009
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.
Thursday, January 08, 2009
By Chaz Amidon
GRAND RAPIDS – Nomads for nearly the first two months of the regular season, the Knights returned to a brand new Van Noord Arena for their first home game since last March. And they just didn’t want it to end.
Calvin outlasted Trine in a double-overtime thriller on Wednesday, rallying from late deficits in each of the extra frames in order to snap a three-game conference losing skid against the visiting Thunder, 71-65.
Saturday, January 03, 2009
ALMA—The Calvin women’s basketball team dipped to 6-5 overall and to 1-3 in the MIAA with a 58-54 overtime loss at Alma on Saturday’s - Calvin’s first defeat against the Scots since the 2003 season.
Friday, January 02, 2009
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.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
DAYTONA BEACH, FL—A 13-1 deficit was too much for Calvin to overcome as the Knights played catch-up basketball throughout a 67-53 defeat to fifth-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater Tuesday afternoon in the Land of Magic Classic.
Monday, December 29, 2008
DAYTONA BEACH, FL—The Calvin women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 71-35 victory over Clark College of Massachusetts Monday morning in the Land Of Magic Classic. Calvin (6-3) vaulted out to a 37-10 halftime lead and never looked back as the Knights shot 50 percent (15-of-30) from the floor in the opening 20 minutes
Saturday, December 13, 2008
ALBION—A late second half comeback effort was not enough to keep the Calvin women’s basketball team from dropping a 77-75 decision at Albion Saturday afternoon in an MIAA contest
Saturday, December 06, 2008
NOTRE DAME, IN – Calvin suffered its first-ever defeat to Saint Mary’s as the Knights dropped a 79-74 road decision Saturday afternoon.
Saturday, November 29, 2008
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY—Calvin suffered its first defeat of the year, falling 73-60 to seventh-ranked Thomas More College Saturday afternoon in the second round of the Julie Costello Memorial Classic.« First < 25 26 27 28 >