Season Opening Games

Record in Openers: 42-66-2

2019 Millikin, Ill. 27, Hope 21 (A)
2018 Millikin, Ill. 25, Hope 21 (H)
2017 Monmouth, Ill. 27, Hope 20 (A)
2016 Monmouth, Ill. 44, Hope 3 (H)
2015 Monmouth, Ill. 31, Hope 19 (H)
2014 Monmouth, Ill. 30, Hope 20 (A)
2013 Hope 41, North Park 21 (A)
2012 Hope 42, North Park, Ill. 24 (H)
2011 Illinois Wesleyan 35, Hope 0 (A)
2010 Illinois Wesleyan 20, Hope 16 (H)

2009 Illinois Wesleyan 28, Hope 25 (A)
2008 Illinois Wesleyan 28, Hope 25 (H)
2007 UW-River Falls 54, Hope 24 (H)
2006 Central, Iowa 24, Hope 13 (A)
2005 John Carroll 38, Hope 13 (A)
2004 Hope 21, John Carroll 20 (H)
2003 Wooster, Ohio 45, Hope 36 (A)
2002 Wooster, Ohio 14, Hope 9 (H)
2001 Valparaiso, Ind. 21, Hope 14 (A)
2000 Valparaiso, Ind. 20, Hope 7 (H)

1999 Augustana, Ill. 34, Hope 33 (2ot) (H)
1998 Augustana, Ill. 20, Hope 6 (A)
1997 Valparaiso, Ind. 35, Hope 34 (ot) (A)
1996 Valparaiso, Ind. 23, Hope 22 (H)
1995 Wheaton, Ill. 48, Hope 7 (H)
1994 Wheaton, Ill. 24, Hope 21 (A)
1993 Hope 21, DePauw, Ind. 10 (A)
1992 DePauw, Ind. 6, Hope 0 (H)
1991 Findlay, Ohio 17, Hope 14 (H)
1990 Hope 22, DePauw, Ind. 14 (H)

1989 DePauw, Ind. 20, Hope 13 (H)
1988 DePauw, Ind. 19, Hope 7 (A)
1987 Wittenberg, Ohio 31, Hope 17 (A)
1986 Wittenberg, Ohio 23, Hope 20 (H)
1985 Hope 35, Wartburg, Iowa 0 (A)
1984 Hope 41, Olivet Nazarene, Ill. 7 (A)
1983 Hope 35, Olivet Nazarene, Ill. 12 (H)
1982 Wabash, Ind. 27, Hope 7 (A)
1981 Hope 27, Valparaiso, Ind. 2 (A)
1980 Grand Valley 14, Hope 7 (H)

1979 Hope 64, Maranatha, Wis. 0 (A)
1978 Hope 28, Maranatha, Wis. 0 (H)
1977 Hope 55, DePauw, Ind. 7 (H)
1976 DePauw, Ind. 28, Hope 2 (A)
1975 Hope 41, Anderson, Ind. 0 (A)
1974 Hope 31, Anderson, Ind. 6 (H)
1973 Manchester, Ind. 7, Hope 0 (A)
1972 Hope 21, Manchester, Ind. 14 (H)
1971 Franklin, Ind. 35, Hope 25 (H)
1970 Defiance, Ohio 24, Hope 0 (H)

1969 Defiance, Ohio 40, Hope 7 (A)
1968 Franklin, Ind. 28, Hope 17 (A)
1967 Augustana, Ill. 10, Hope 0 (A)
1966 Augustana, Ill. 6, Hope 0 (H)
1965 Ohio Northern 30, Hope 0 (A)
1964 Findlay, Ohio 37, Hope 0 (H)
1963 Ashland, Ohio 24, Hope 0 (A)
1962 Hope 21, Ashland, Ohio 14 (H)
1961 Valparaiso, Ind. 14, Hope 6 (A)
1960 Hope 21, DePauw, Ind. 10 (H)

1959 Hope 20, DePauw, Ind. 7 (A)
1958 Hope 19, Eastern Michigan 7 (A)
1957 Hope 19, Eastern Michigan 6 (H)
1956 Heidelberg, Ohio 41, Hope 12 (A)
1955 Michigan Normal (EMU) 27, Hope 0 (A)
1954 Michigan Normal (EMU) 19, Hope 0 (H)
1953 Michigan Normal (EMU) 21, Hope 6 (H)
1952 Michigan Normal (EMU) 13, Hope 6 (A)
1951 Michigan Normal (EMU) 20, Hope 7 (A)
1950 Michigan Normal (EMU) 19, Hope 6 (H)

1949 Hope 34, Grand Rapids JC 0 (H)
1948 Hope 13, Michigan Normal (EMU) 0 (H)
1947 Ferris 7, Hope 6 (A)
1946 Hope 38, Ferris 6 (H)
1942 Hope 0, Grand Rapids Univ. 0 (H) (tie)
1941 Hope 10, Grand Rapids JC 0 (A)
1940 Hope 35, Ferris 0 (H)

1939 Hope 18, Ferris 6 (H)
1938 Hope 20, Ferris 0 (H)
1937 Hope 6, Olivet 0 (H)
1936 Alma 6, Hope 0 (A)
1935 Hope 7, Ferris 6 (H)
1934 Hope 6, Ferris 0 (H)
1933 Hope 26, Ferris 9 (H)
1932 Western State Teachers (WMU) 31, Hope 6 (A)
1931 Heidelberg, Ohio 14, Hope 9 (A)
1930 Bowling Green, Ohio 19, Hope 9 (A)

1929 Hillsdale 42, Hope 0 (A)
1928 Hope 0, Olivet 0 (H) (tie)
1927 Albion 31, Hope 0 (A)
1926 Hope 24, Flint JC 9 (H)
1925 Hope 12, Ferris 0 (H)
1924 Hope 6, Ferris 0 (H)
1923 Grand Rapids JC 7, Hope 0 (H)
1922 Grand Rapids JC 6, Hope 0 (A)
1921 Hillsdale 34, Hope 9 (A)
1920 Hillsdale 19, Hope 9 (A)

1919 Kalamazoo 30, Hope 0 (A)
1918 Hope 14, Kalamazoo 13 (A)
1917 Hope 7, Grand Haven High 0 (A)
1916 Holland High 7, Hope 0
1913 Hope 81, Grand Rapids Catholic Central High 0 (H)
1912 Holland High 21, Hope 2
1911 St. Alphonsus High 10, Hope 0
1910 Hope 20, St. Alphonsus High 0

1909 Hope 13, Wayland High 0
1908 Hope 5, Grand Haven High 0
1907 Hope 6, Holland High 0
1903 Hope 51, South Grand Rapids Independents 0
1902 Muskegon High 36, Hope 0 (A)

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