Author Archives: mbyker

One Night In October

Yes, it’s  been a while.  No, I won’t make excuses.  The everyday life of an SID isn’t that exciting and you don’t want to know the mundane details of what makes these writing these posts take a lower priority, but … Continue reading

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A Little Help For Her Friends

Campus is empty. By and large, the campus was cleared out by Friday afternoon, May 10 at 5:00. Graduate day, always a great day on a college campus.  Another group of young men and women leaving after four or sometimes … Continue reading

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This and That

Waiting on results from track and field at the national meet and softball results.  Haven’t mustered the interest to do the preview on the men’s basketball game for Thursday yet.  One of those kind of days so I’ll go through … Continue reading

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Past, Present, Future

It was a mix of past, present and future this past weekend on the Dordt College campus. The past was the welcoming of two 1,000 point scorers back to the campus to be recognized. Kevin Veenstra and Greg Van Soelen … Continue reading

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Whirlwind

Less than 72 hours after touching down in the Orlando, Florida area I’m checked in and ready to head home on the next flight out. What did  I learn? Well over the past two games I posted on the Dordt … Continue reading

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Mixed Results

The Killers and Bruce Springsteen helping through the ride home tonight. Mixed resuts, mixed emotions. I’ve been doing this a while now.  I’m sure people get tired of me saying life on the road in basketball in the GPAC is … Continue reading

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Well Done

Those two words are how I’ll sum up a performance that meets or exceeds expectations.  When a team or individual performs to their potential the performance is well done. I’ve seen many teams suffer under the burden of expectations, it’s … Continue reading

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All’s Quiet

What do I do on a night with no athletic events? Supper is eaten, the dishes are done.  A couple kids are gone to a book fair and another is at open gym. And I’m sitting in a quiet house. … Continue reading

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Parents Weekend 2012

A busy weekend.  It was indeed.  Lots of activities and many visitors to campus. Recapping the weekend the athletic events started with the volleyball team dropping Buena Vista on Friday night 3-0 and after short break the gym re-filled for … Continue reading

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Into the GPAC Season And A Little Bit More

As good a time as any to get caught up on what’s happening now that we’re a month into the fall season. Men’s soccer is 1-1 in league play after a 1-0 loss last night to Northwestern.  The early returns … Continue reading

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