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Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Boerner: she's a burner
Calvin junior Rachel Boerner never expected to lead the final stretch of the 400-meter dash at this year’s NCAA III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
May 06, 2010 | Derek Neice , Jeff Febus , Myrna Anderson
Calvin alum "starter" for 5K Spring Classic
"Our life is in God's hands. He takes care of us. (Last year) was a very miraculous event, and it shows that God is with us at all times."
April 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin hockey: taking orders
The Calvin hockey team spends one night a year taking orders and serving food at Russ’ Restaurant on 28th Street to support their program.
February 26, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Calvin Remembers Don Wilson
Long-time sociology professor Don Wilson spent his career changing the lives of all of those around him.
February 14, 2017 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin's Huizenga Center nears opening day
“I think this building will contribute more to changing the recreational culture on campus than any of the other facilities in the complex.”
July 15, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin's swim coach completes Ironman, longtime dream
Calvin's swim coach Dan Gelderloos realized a longtime dream this summer by completing an Ironman Triathlon.
August 28, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Event honors volleyball national champions
The "Knights to Remember" event on Feb. 8 celebrated the women's volleyball team's NCAA III championship this past November.
February 11, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
First woman coach: Kay Tiemersma
Kay (Hager) Tiemersma was a pioneer of women's athletics at Calvin.
March 10, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Home court at Handlon
In late April, Calvin College students and alumni played basketball against inmates at Handlon Correctional Facility. And students in the Calvin Prison Initiative cheered on their fellow Knights.
May 02, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Huizenga Tennis and Track Center becomes more energy efficient
The Calvin Energy Recovery Fund's latest project expects to save the college at least $20,000 a year.
April 17, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Is Football Feasible?
A task force examines the possibility of Knights on the gridiron.
September 06, 2011 | Mike Van Denend '78
Men's basketball coach reflects on son's recovery
“I think he really feels that now more than ever — that God has healed him," said Kevin Vande Streek. "Everything has just happened so fast in his recovery. I feel extremely blessed. I think both of us do.”
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
On the run
Taste the energy and feel the sweat generated by the 19th-annual Calvin Spring Classic 5K Walk/Run and watch as children and their families participate in a special run to honor the late chemistry professor Karen Muyskens.
May 01, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Quadruple champ in triple jump has single goal for nationals
Calvin's best-ever triple jumper talks about her goals.
May 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
The All-American Wall
Lining one wall in the basement of the Van Noord Arena are images of Calvin's All-American athletes from every era.
November 11, 2011 | Mark DeHaan
Volleyball booklet awarded "Best in the Nation"
Sports information coordinator Jeff Febus and graphic designer Steve Barkema were awarded a "Best in the Nation" citation by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the post-season volleyball booklet they produced. The booklet was recognized in the CoSIDA's Special Event Program category and was also awarded "Best Cover."
July 20, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Warners gets 300th win
"It is my hope that the impact I would have on them as people is much greater than the impact I've had on them in their victories on the court." Women's volleyball coach Amber Warners talks with the Grand Rapids Press about her milestone 300th win in just her 10th season at Calvin.
October 10, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Michael Sanderson
Senior Michael Sanderson headed out West with 32 student athletes at Calvin for the 10th-annual Gainey Leadership Retreat.
September 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski