Monthly Archives: May 2008

Parkersburg…..

It seems everyone you talk to in the past few days either knows someone or knows someone who knows someone who is affected directly by the tornado that hit Parkersburg over the weekend. It seems it’s part of our affection … Continue reading

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Capping a season

Dordt’s track and field season officially came to a close this past weekend with a trip to the NAIA nationals near St. Louis, Missouri. Women’s 4x 800 team made a statement in the prelims by going low with a run … Continue reading

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Going Low at the National Meet

The 4 x 800 meter relay team went low last night at the NAIA national championship meet in the prelims. Broke the old school record by ten seconds. All four runners–Joy Horstman, Sierra Zomer, Tami Wieringa and Jen Kempers had … Continue reading

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Recruits

Whenever we sign an athletic recruit I try to send a release to their “local” newspaper. Sometimes these papers follow up and use the information, sometimes they don’t. Here’s a story from a baseball recruit Dordt signed last week from … Continue reading

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Grade School Track Meet Day

It’s in the the rearview mirror. The Dordt Grade School Track and Field meet that is. A longstanding tradition at Dordt, the meet was held on Wednesday, May 14, and with the lousy spring we’ve had in terms of the … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

Another school year has come to a close. My seventh year of watching another group of students leave after spending time, some of them four years, some of them less. I usually spend the day trying to get some work … Continue reading

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Kempers

As the year winds down it seems I’m left with some housekeeping chores in the office. I had someone ask me the other day to comment on Jen Kempers’ accomplishments. I’m not sure where to begin. Do I start with … Continue reading

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Kempers Featured in Sioux City Journal

Picked up the Sioux City Journal today and was pleased to see Dordt’s Jen Kempers featured in an article by Steve Allspach. With the Journal based in a city with two colleges and with several other schools (Wayne State, USD, … Continue reading

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