Articles by Andy Fortier


Warm up with winter sports

Seasons begin for basketball, hockey, swimming and diving Men’s Basketball (5-1) After opening their season with an exhibition game against the Indiana University Hoosiers, the Hope College Flying Dutchmen returned to DIII competition opening their regular season in Wisconsin with a Tip-off tournament hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Stout. In their first game of the…


Football continues hot streak

HOLLAND, Mich. — The Hope College football team defeated Kalamazoo College 31-6 on Saturday cruising to their fourth straight victory in as many weeks. The win gives Hope a 5-3 overall and 4-1 MIAA record and sole possession of second place in the MIAA standings. Kalamazoo opened the scoring with an interception returned 40 yards…


Hoops hopes ready to rise

It’s that time of year again Hope College. Basketball season. For decades, basketball has been the epicenter of the Holland and Hope College communities. Hundreds of Hope alumni and other community members have season tickets to watch the men’s and women’s teams compete. Not to mention the incredible support of the student body involved with…


Football rolls to win at Adrian

The Hope College football team improved their record to 3-3 with a 25-7 victory over Adrian College on Saturday. Once again, the Flying Dutchmen defense came to play and shut down the Bulldog offense. Hope kicker Darren Ford (’19) tied an MIAA record with four field goals made in the game. After a hard-fought first…


Hope hockey hits the ice

  Hope College hockey started their season on the right note this past weekend with two big wins over the University of Michigan. Both Hope and Michigan compete in the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference (MCHC) and Division III of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). Coach Chris Van Timmeren is entering his 17th season leading…