Men’s Basketball Win One, then Lose in OT in FBBC Tournament

Men’s Basketball Win One, then Lose in OT in FBBC Tournament

Box Score (Faith Baptist) Box Score (Manhattan) ANKENY, IA—The Maranatha men’s basketball team competed in two very close games over the weekend, first defeating Faith Baptist Bible College 80-78 on Friday evening, but then losing to Manhattan Christian College in overtime on Saturday afternoon, 79-78. The Crusaders first tipped off against the host team at [Continue Reading...]

Women’s Basketball Fall in Season Opener

Women’s Basketball Fall in Season Opener

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI—The Maranatha women’s basketball team dropped their first home and regular season game of the 2013-14 season, losing to the Rams of North Central University 54-67. The Rams used a stifling full court press and good, low-post offense to initiate a second half outburst that would prove too much for the Crusaders [Continue Reading...]

2013-14 Wrestling Preview

2013-14 Wrestling Preview

As the 2013-14 college wrestling team approaches another season, Coach Peterson is looking forward to increased numbers and solid returning leadership. “The culture of guys who just want to get out on the mat is getting much stronger here at MBBC,” remarks Peterson. “We have a lot of unknowns entering this season (injuries, strengths of [Continue Reading...]

Men’s Basketball Drops First Two in NW Tourney

Men’s Basketball Drops First Two in NW Tourney

Box Score (Northwestern) Box Score (North Central) ST. PAUL, MN—The Crusader men’s basketball team began their 2013-14 regular season by participating in two games at the Northwestern tournament on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16. Maranatha first took the court on Friday evening, lining up against the University of Northwestern. The Eagles of Northwestern are always [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders End 2013 Season with Doubleheader Sweep

Crusaders End 2013 Season with Doubleheader Sweep

Box Score (Arlington) Box Score (West Coast) LINCOLN, IL—The women’s volleyball team would continue their NCCAA National Tournament action with another doubleheader on Friday night, facing off first against the Patriots of Arlington Baptist College (TX), followed by the Eagles of West Coast Baptist Bible College (CA). Maranatha squared off against the seventh ranked Patriots [Continue Reading...]

Volleyball Drops First Two at NCCAA Nationals

Volleyball Drops First Two at NCCAA Nationals

Box Score (LCU) Box Score (Clearwater) LINCOLN, IL—The women’s volleyball team suffered defeat to both Lincoln Christian and Clearwater Christian on Thursday evening at the 2013 NCCAA National Tournament. Both games were part of the first round pool play, which will be combined with Friday’s matches to determine the top four advancing seeds. The Crusaders [Continue Reading...]

2013-14 Men’s Basketball Preview

2013-14 Men’s Basketball Preview

Potential for excitement; this is head coach Keith Salscheider’s mindset for the Maranatha men’s basketball team of 2013-2014. “We’re off to a really good start here in the preseason,” states second year head coach Keith Salscheider. “This year’s team is very young, but we are really excited about some of the guys that have come [Continue Reading...]

Men’s Soccer Lose in Shoot-out Heartbreaker

Men’s Soccer Lose in Shoot-out Heartbreaker

Box Score DUNBAR, WI—The Maranatha men’s soccer team played perhaps their best game of the year Tuesday afternoon against the Pioneers of Northland International University, and yet came up just one goal short in overtime penalty shootouts to end their season in heartbreaking fashion. “We played incredible today,” said Coach Pill after the narrow defeat. [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Prevail Thanks to Early Barrage

Crusaders Prevail Thanks to Early Barrage

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI—The Maranatha men’s soccer team was able to survive through a sluggish performance Friday afternoon, outlasting the Cougars of Kuyper College to the tune of 4-1. “We weren’t very sharp today,” stated Coach Pill after Friday’s match. “Hopefully, we were just getting our kinks out for the rest of this tournament. But [Continue Reading...]