Senior Day Tribute: Women’s Basketball

On Saturday, February 27, the Hope College women’s basketball team will pay tribute to its nine graduating seniors. Since fans are not allowed at the event to recognize these student-athletes’ careers, head coach Brian Morehouse honors these seniors in his own words below. — Courteney Barnes — Hometown: Mokena, Illinois (Lincoln Way-Central HS); Majors: Special […]

Senior Day Tributes: Men’s Basketball

On Saturday, February 20, the Hope College men’s basketball team will pay tribute to its graduating seniors. Since fans are not allowed at the event to recognize these student-athletes’ careers, head coach Greg Mitchell honors these seniors in his own words below. Danny Beckman — Hometown: Shelby, Michigan (Shelby HS); Majors — Business and Religion […]

Senior Day Tributes: Men’s and Women’s Swim/Dive

At their last home meet on Saturday, February 13, the Hope College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will pay tribute to their graduating seniors. Since parents and fans are not allowed at the event to recognize the swimmers’ careers, head coach Jake Taber honors these seniors in his own words below. *** Zack […]

Tim Koberna Works a New Health-Care Sideline in the Time of COVID-19

In any typical year, head athletic trainer Timothy Koberna is most recognizable as the guy on the sidelines of numerous Hope sporting events always ready to administer health care to hundreds of Hope College student-athletes. But, 2020 was no typical year. As intercollegiate athletics events were stymied and altered at Hope for the last eight […]

Ana Tucker: “She’s a Kind of Renaissance Woman”

COVID-19 has unfortunately, and obviously, sidetracked many plans for college student-athletes across the country this year. But sophomore cross country and track student-athlete Ana Tucker has kept her focus forward, making a run at new opportunities and in new directions. From summer research to freelance art work, from kinesiology classes to running practices, Tucker manages […]

Momentum

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. **** In physics, it is the motion of a moving body quantified by its mass and velocity. In […]

Silence is Compliance

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, […]