This is part of a series titled, Hope Speaks for Social Justice, written by former Hope student-athletes of color. Their words seek to educate and activate the Hope community in the nation’s quest to end racial injustice. **** I want to start by briefly sharing my experience as a former student-athlete and current part-time staff […]
This is the first in a series titled, Hope Speaks for Social Justice, written by former Hope student-athletes of color. Their words seek to educate and activate the Hope community in the nation’s quest to end racial injustice. — Lately, if you’ve watched the news, read articles, seen social media, or even experienced social unrest, […]
Dear Hope College Student-Athlete, Just like many of you, I have watched with sadness and anger the events of the last couple of weeks in the United States. As a white man in a position of power, I fully realize that I have been privileged beyond that of so many. I also realize that with […]
Looking for a needed diversion, Hope Athletics style? Check out this new Word Search created by Courtney Kust, assistant women’s basketball coach. Be sure to share the fun with your friends on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, tag @HopeAthletics and use #KeepingHope! Can you find them all?
Looking for fun activities to do with your family? Need a stress reliever and something to do during a study break? Look no further! Hope Athletics has created a series of Coloring Challenges to stay STRONG and show your TRUE Hope spirit! Download and print Dutch the Mascot, color him and re-share on your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages! Make sure to tag @HopeAthletics and use #KeepingHope!
Competitive divers are notorious for launching their bodies into the air with reckless abandon, trusting that hours of practice and muscle memory will result in flawless timing, placement, and form, and ease them into the pool with the slightest hint of a splash. For Hope College sophomore Kamaron Wilcox of Grand Rapids (Forest Hills Central), […]
For Hope College senior swimmer Paula Nolte of Elmhurst, Illinois (York Community HS), time spent in deep thought has never been an issue: in fact, she thrives on it.
Most athletes train to compete against other athletes. For Hope College senior Daniel Clyde of Ann Arbor, Michigan (Huron HS), who has had collapsed lungs and a subsequent surgery, a concussion, a dislocated elbow and fractured bone, diagnosis of vasovagal syncope and narcolepsy, as well as ongoing back pains, his fiercest opponent has been his […]
Masterminds Beyond the Net Seniors Amanda Bandrowski (right) and Claire Hallock (left) have been a formidable force for the Hope women’s tennis team since they set foot in the Etheridge Tennis Complex as freshmen. Each plays at one of the top-two singles spots and together they play No. 1 doubles. Their Hope résumés speak volumes […]
“When one wins, we all win,” Athletic Director Tim Schoonveld ’96 likes to say about Hope’s overall team culture. Since that’s the case, there were a whole lot of collective Hope victories this past fall. Two Hope College teams won Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association titles, while no team finished below third place in the league […]