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Men’s Basketball Takes Third at Hall of Fame Classic With OT Win Over Cornerstone

Sunday, November 30, 2008

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By Bruce VanBaren

HOLLAND- John Mantel (Chelsea HS) said Calvin needed to have a statement game against Cornerstone in Saturday’s Grand Rapids Hall of Fame Classic consolation game at Hope College.

Mantel did just that as he led the Knights with a career high 27 points as Calvin held off Cornerstone 85-82 in overtime. Mantel drained two clutch free throws with 10 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. Matt Veltema’s (Calvin Christian) eight-footer with 39 seconds left in overtime was the difference.

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Women’s Basketball Falls at Thomas More

Saturday, November 29, 2008

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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.

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Men’s Basketball Falls to Aquinas in First Round of Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame Tournament

Saturday, November 29, 2008

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(written by Bruce VanBaren)

HOLLAND- After capturing Calvin’s opening tip-off tournament convincingly last weekend, the Knights suffered a let down in the first round of the Grand Rapids Hall of Fame Classic Friday at Hope College. Calvin was unable to overcome a 17-point first half deficit and fell 78-73 to Aquinas for the Knights’ first loss of the season.

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Women’s Basketball Holds On For Win Over St. Catharine

Friday, November 28, 2008

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CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY—Calvin hung on for a 74-72 win over NAIA Division I opponent St. Catharine of Kentucky Friday afternoon on the first day of competition of the Julie Costello Classic hosted by Thomas More College.

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Women’s Basketball Improves to 4-0 With Win at Kalamazoo

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

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KALAMAZOO—Calvin improved to 4-0 on the season and senior Marcia Harris (Grand Rapids Christian High School) moved into second place on the all-time Calvin scoring list Tuesday evening as the Knights recorded an 81-64 victory at Kalamazoo College in the league opener for both teams.

Harris scored 18 points to boost her career scoring total to 1,335 points, moving past 1999 Calvin graduate Kerry Walters-Dykstra for second place on the all-time Calvin list.

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Marcia Harris Named MIAA Player of the Week in Women’s Basketball

Monday, November 24, 2008

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Calvin center Marcia Harris, a senior from Grand Rapids (GR Christian HS),  has been named the MIAA Player of the Week in women’s basketball after she scored 57 points in two games in leading the Knights to the championship of the Wisconsin Lutheran Tip-Off Tournament.

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Hockey Team Captures Cob Cup Trophy

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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SIOUX CENTER, IA – Calvin captured the Cob Cup at the Dordt College Clash in the Corn Tournament. The Knights closed out the tournament with a 3-0 record, defeating the University of Wyoming on Saturday afternoon 6-3. Calvin is now 10-4-1 overall.

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Women’s Basketball Takes Wisconsin-Lutheran Tip-Off Tourney Title

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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MILWAUKEE, WI—Calvin rolled to its third win without a loss, defeating host Wisconsin-Lutheran 79-56 in the championship game of the Wisconsin-Lutheran Tip-Off Tournament Saturday afternoon.

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Men’s Basketball Captures Calvin Tip-Off Tourney Title With Win Over Spring Arbor

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Caleb Veldhouse weaved his way through the Calvin record books in Saturday’s 71-61 win over Spring Arbor, scoring a game-high 24 points to surpass Duane Rosendahl as the Knights’ 10th all-time leading scorer with 1,343 points.

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Women’s Cross Country 2nd at National Meet - Men’s Cross Country 5th

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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The Calvin women’s cross country team took second at the NCAA III Championships earlier today, posting a team score of 237 points. Top-ranked Middlebury won the crown with 179 points.

The Calvin men’s cross country team took fifth as a team with a cumulative score of 239 points. Top-ranked Cortland State won the national title with 80 points.

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