Article Category Archives: Sports

Ghafari Leaves a Lasting Impression

That is all: Mark Ghafari ''14 walks off of the court at the end of his final game as a student following a season-ending loss to Hope College.

By Daniel Herrick              The phrase “go out with a bang” is apt to describe men’s basketball senior Mark Ghafari. In his final game for the Kalamazoo College Hornets, Ghafari broke the school’s single-game scoring record by two points as he posted 46 on the road at Alma in the [...]

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Time Presents New Challenges to Intramural Sports

By Kamalaldin M. Kamalaldin Kalamazoo College’s intramural sports have been giving K students the opportunity to enjoy playing their favorite sport(s) without being selected for varsity teams, but the program faces new challenges this Winter Quarter. Out of three IM sports planned to be offered in the winter, only IM Basketball has been ongoing this quarter. [...]

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Women’s Basketball Falls to Adrian 69-66


By Spencer MacDonald              The Kalamazoo College women’s basketball team fell to Adrian College on Saturday, February 17 in a 69-66 heartbreaker. The Hornet’s senior day celebration was cut short as they squandered a 12-point lead midway through the second half and never fully recovered, earning a split in the season series with the Bulldogs. [...]

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Women’s Tennis Opens Season with Victory


By Spencer MacDonald Bringing down the Ohio Northern Polar Bears 6-3, the Kalamazoo College Women’s Tennis team starts the season off right.    The Kalamazoo College women’s tennis team kicked off their season with a 6-3 win over the Ohio Northern Polar Bears on Saturday, February 8.  The Hornets trailed two to one after the [...]

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More From the Game

Mark Ghafari

Game Photos by Robert Manor Total Points: 12 Total Rebounds: 5 Assists: 1 Total Field Goals: 5-6 Total Points: 12 Total Rebounds: 8 Assists: 0 Total Field Goals: 5-11 Mark Ghafari Total Points: 27 Total Rebounds: 6 Assists: 4 Total Field Goals: 8-21

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Injury Hits Men’s Basketball

Carter Goetz takes a shot in the January 29 game against Alma College. Robert Manor/ Index

By Daniel Herrick The men’s basketball team has passed the halfway point of the MIAA season and currently is tied for fourth place with Trine. Each team is 4-4 in the conference. The top four teams in the conference will qualify for the MIAA post-season tournament with an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament at [...]

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Both Swim Teams Prevail in Virtual Meet

Swimmers swimming. Photo by Ben Baker

By Daniel Herrick   The men and women’s swimming & diving teams both were victorious in their final MIAA dual meet of the season last Saturday against Alma. The men’s team won all 16 of the meet’s events en route to a commanding victory: 227-56 points. The women’s team was almost as dominant as the [...]

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Men’s Basketball   1/22 @Adrian: W, 66-56 M. Ghafari: 19 pts, 3 reb, 2 ast, 2/4 3PT A. Peters: 19 pts, 3 reb, 2 ast, 1 blk, 8/12 FG   1/25 @Hope: PPD 1/27 @Hope: PPD 1/29 Alma: 7:30 PM 2/1 @Albion: 7:30 PM   Women’s Basketball   1/22 Trine: W, 58-53 N. Antoine: 15 [...]

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Men’s Basketball Chases MIAA’s Top Four

By Daniel Herrick The men’s basketball team will host Alma College Wednesday night, Jan. 29, with an opportunity to improve to .500 in the MIAA on the line. Both Kalamazoo and Alma are currently 2-3 in the league. While the Hornets boast the MIAA’s two highest scorers—senior Mark Ghafari (25.0 PPG) and junior Adam Peters [...]

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Women’s Basketball Making Noise in the MIAA

By Spencer MacDonald The sound of basketballs bouncing off the hardwood of the Anderson Athletic Center gym floor and the idle chatter of the 12 players standing around the water cooler was cut short by the voice of Head Basketball Coach Katie Miller. “Alright, lets run it one more time, one more time!” said Miller [...]

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