HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - Hope is among the hunters and not the hunted in the MIAA football race this fall.
League coaches tabbed the Flying Dutchmen to finish third in the conference during today's pre-season polling, with defending champion Albion named as the team to beat. Hope Coach Dean Kreps didn't mind not being the title favorite, considering the graduation losses of league offensive MVP Shawn Jackson, starting quarterback Michael Atwell and leading tackler Tim Klaus. Sandwiched inbetween the Britons and the Dutchmen was Adrian, with Olivet, Trine, Kalamazoo and Alma rounding out the circuit.
Hope opens its season at Monmouth of Illinois on September 6, with all of the action on our FM station 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live.