Monthly Archives: May 2009

A Work In Progress and More Numbers

Several Dordt College athletic recruits took part in the Iowa High School State Track and Field meet in Des Moines, Iowa, May 21-23. Here’s how the future Defenders fared. Jordan Huisman (Football and Track) 12th in the 2A shot put … Continue reading

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Scholar Athletes

Got around to getting the releases posted for most of the NAIA Scholar-Athletes for the spring sports at Dordt today.  I’m still waiting on the finalized baseball list.  At this point there are 15 athletes from the spring sports and … Continue reading

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All Americans………yes!

Got a couple phone calls this afternoon from the track coaches, Craig Heynen and his assistant Greg Van Dyke.  Happy would be an understatement after the men’s 4 x 800 team turned in their second top-level performance in as many … Continue reading

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Monday Morning

Getting ready for my KDCR morning sportscast and this came across my desk.  Here’s the link to a story about one of our soccer recruits… http://www.hutchnews.com/Sports/wedel2009-05-17T21-20-44

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Looking Ahead

A few notes as we head into the weekend. It’s transition time again in our office.  Projects that have been on the back burner get a little more attention.  Dave Schenk is working on bringing our career stats up to … Continue reading

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The End Of An Era

I read once where the  average person changes jobs once every eight years.  Rick Vander Berg made it possible for three other people to quit a job on the first day and still maintain that average. A Dordt College career … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

Another year in the books.  Hard to believe.  Doesn’t seem that long ago the football players and volleyball players were reporting for pre-season practices and it really doesn’t seem that long ago that we had Christmas Break. Marks the end … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 5

Just a note to let you know that no, I haven’t forgotten about the blog. Rick Vander Berg was just named the GPAC Athletic Director of the Year.  Well deserved.  More on Rick later this week. Track and field will … Continue reading

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Softball wrap and more

Softball completed the 2009 season yesterday at the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament with a win and two losses.  After dropping game one 14-0 to Morningside the women and coaches did a great job of re-grouping and winning a 6-5 … Continue reading

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