Hope Basketball Fan

Cleo Rutgerts Venhuizen has been a Hope College basketball season ticket holder for 70 years. 

Cleo Rutgerts Venhuizen sat in the stands at DeVos Fieldhouse recently, ready to watch the Hope College basketball team play. 

Venhuizen, 98, has been watching the Flying Dutchmen since before the team's current home was built — before any of the parents of today's were born.

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