Articles by Sarah Neumar


HOPEYs athletic awards ceremony

  It truly was a successful year for Hope College Athletics, shown by the outstanding performances from individual student athletes and teams. Through not only their athletic performance, but their academic endeavors, courage and devotion to teammates, Hope athletes stand out as strong characters. The HOPEYs have a nostalgic atmosphere to them, bittersweet to those…


Men’s Tennis Update

Men’s Tennis   Hope College men’s tennis team swept Albion College this past Saturday, April 14. Michael Kiley (‘19) and Timothy Roe (‘19) led the Flying Dutchmen with their undefeated status throughout each game. The team’s record is now 3-2 in the MIAA and 6-10 overall.   Kiley responded to a few questions following this…


The snow keeps softball guessing

  The Flying Dutch swept two games against Olivet College this past Wednesday, upping their overall record to 18-3 and their MIAA record 4-0. After a snowy start to the week, the team was finally able to play. The standout player of the game, now named player of the week, was catcher Hayley Reitsma (‘18)….


Women’s basketball wraps up the season

  Hope’s women took on Christopher Newport University Friday evening, facing one of the top ranked defensive teams in Division III. Point guard Lauren Newman (‘21) played an impressive game, coming back stronger in the second half to fight against CNU’s tactical defense. Despite getting knocked down several times throughout the game, Newman could not…


The beginnings of March Madness

The peak of the Division I basketball season has begun and the conference tournaments are underway. This past weekend, many Hope College students may have celebrated as the University of Michigan Wolverines won the Big Ten Championship tournament, giving them an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. Michigan defeated the Purdue University Boilermakers on Sunday…