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  • Got goals? Grant does!

  • Girls XC runs away from

  • 18 Seniors Lead Calvin

  • XC Wins 5th Straight Re

Got goals? Grant does!

In sports and in life if you do not have goals chances are you will not achieve much.  Calvin Christian XC runners have been writing out their goals each fall from back when Kevin VerBeek was coaching.  At the start of each season all on the team are asked to put those goals in writing. […]

Girls XC runs away from field at Kenowa Invite

On Tuesday August 29th the Calvin girls cross country team raced in the Kenowa Invite held at Gracewil Golf Club in hopes of defending their 2016 championship.  Just prior to the gun going off at 6:00 PM a resounding and traditional Calvin girls XC cheer of  “Run for Jesus” was heard by all.  Facing a […]

18 Seniors Lead XC To Fast Start!

After a summer of running on their own and quietly training to get ready for the upcoming 2017 cross country season both teams showed they had put in the work and raced extremely well at the Kent City Invitational on Tuesday August 22nd. 18 seniors helped lead the team in a great week of training […]

Seniors Lead Track to State Finals

On a cool and rainy evening on Friday May 19th  Calvin’s track teams competed in the MHSAA Regional meet at Saugatuck High School.  Calvin will once again send a large group of athletes to MHSAA Division 3  State Finals held at Comstock Park High School.  Led by seniors Heidi Groenboom, Kelsey Heitzman, Tyler Houskamp, Colten […]

XC Girls Race to 5th Regional Title

On October 27, 2012 one of the best girls cross country teams Calvin Christian has had won a regional championship.  Led by seniors Ashley Jourdan and Raechel Broek the team raced to a team total of just 48 points by placing all 5 scoring runners in the top 15 places on a cold but sunny […]

XC Silver Champs 9 Year Streak

Cross Country races are about team and that was certainly evident for both Calvin Christian teams at the OK Silver Conference Meet.  On Wednesday the girls won their 3rd consecutive conference championship and the boys rolled to a 9th straight.  The boys have now won 28 consecutive OK Silver Jamborees and the girls 12. The […]

MS XC – As Iron Sharpens Iron

On Tuesday the words of Proverbs 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” were realized by the entire Calvin Christian Middle School cross country teams.   At the OK Silver Finals a goal of scoring a perfect 15 points by the girls team became a reality.  In cross country team scores are the […]

Lady Harriers Race to Win at Kenowa Invite

A summer of consistent training for the Calvin Christian cross country teams paid off at the first meet of the season for both teams.           On what was another warm and humid summer day in Michigan the teams competed in the Kenowa Hills Invitational at Gracewil Country Club.  After a weekend […]

Seniors Visser and Arens Lead Track to “Breslin” in Comstock

For seniors Abe Visser and Kaitlyn Arens the MHSAA State Track & Field Finals have just been a part of their Spring track season for 3 years in a row now.  The atmosphere at the relatively small Field and Track Stadium at Comstock Park High School is one all the athletes enjoy.  With upwards of […]

Visser races to US #1 at Gina Relays

On an absolutely perfect night for a distance runner Abe Visser ran what currently stands as the #1 time in the US for a high school boy.  His final time was 14:34.67 for the 5,000 meter event.  Each spring college and professional runners from around the Midwest travel to SE Michigan to the little town […]

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