The Hope Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast

The Hope Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast


Latest Episodes

Elly Douglass ’04 Jordan: Hope Athletics Podcast
June 23, 2022

Elly Douglass ‘04 Jordan was not born yet when Title IX came into law on June 23, 1972, but is grateful every day the legislation did. A fulfilling journey from childhood to adulthood would not hav

Arinn King and Jack Radzville: Hope Athletics Podcast
June 10, 2022

Arinn King and Jack Radzville displayed similar excellence on the field and in the classroom during their Hope College careers. The 2022 Be Strong. Be True. Female and Male Athletes of the Year sat

Title IX at 50: Volleyball’s Grace Pettinger
March 09, 2022

Editor’s Note: On June 23, 1972, a federal civil rights law was passed that prohibited sex-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives federal funding. Title IX also gave girls a

Clayton Dykhouse, Evan Thomas: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 26, 2022

Clayton Dykhouse and Evan Thomas quickly became friends when they became teammates on the Hope College men's basketball team as freshmen. From left, Hope College men's basketball juniors Clayton Dy

Men’s Soccer Coach John Conlon: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 21, 2022

John Conlon '97 pours himself into coaching soccer and his student-athletes much like he did when he played the game himself at Hope College. In many ways, the Flying Dutchmen's new soccer coach is

Matt Margaron, Shomari Tate: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 10, 2022

Sport helped Matt Margaron ’03 and Shomari Tate grow their Christian faith as youth. After finding a higher calling, both now are ministering as chaplains to the Hope College community, including our

Baseball Coach Stu Fritz: Hope Athletics Podcast
March 11, 2021

Baseball has been a central part of Stu Fritz’s life as long as he can remember. From family vacations to St. Louis Cardinals games growing up in Iowa to 28 seasons as Hope College’s baseball coach

Softball Coach Mary VandeHoef: Hope Athletics Podcast
March 05, 2021

Head coach Mary VandeHoef is eager to lead her Hope College softball team on the field again. After 364 days since their last games, she is poised to get the chance to compete with the Flying Dutch

Men’s Lacrosse Coach Michael Schanhals: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 27, 2021

All these years later, Michael Schanhals '91, Hope College's men's lacrosse coach, still shakes his head about how his coaching career began. He recalls visiting a friend in his old dorm room at Ho

Women’s Lacrosse Coach Keagan Pontious: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 18, 2021

For years, Keagan Pontious picked up a lacrosse stick and instinctively knew exactly what to do — at an elite level, too. Now, as coach of the Hope College women’s lacrosse team, the former NCAA Di