Women’s Basketball Go 1-1 at FBBC Tournament

Women’s Basketball Go 1-1 at FBBC Tournament

Box Score (Manhattan) Box Score (Faith Baptist) ANKENY, IA—The Maranatha women’s basketball team competed in two games at the FBBC Tournament over the weekend, first losing to Manhattan Christian College 54-63 on Friday, and then defeating Faith Baptist Bible College 57-41 on Saturday. The Crusaders began the action by lining up against the Crusaders of [Continue Reading...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

DeLozier Earns Prestigious NCCAA Award

DeLozier Earns Prestigious NCCAA Award

WATERTOWN, Wis. – The NCCAAII recently honored Maranatha Student-Athlete, Torey DeLozier, as the Game Plan 4 Life Student-Athlete Character Award winner, given to one female and one male individual. DeLozier, a three-sport athlete in volleyball, basketball and softball was recognized on a combination of career achievements, and awards but focusing primarily on a display of [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha to Withdraw from Northern Athletics Conference

Maranatha to Withdraw from Northern Athletics Conference

Maranatha has formally announced that it will withdraw from the Northern Athletics Conference at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year. The NAC Council of Chief Executive Officers accepted the request earlier this week. The decision to withdraw from the NAC came as a result of the CCEO (Presidents of the Conference Executive Committee, excluding [Continue Reading...]

Heidi Fletcher: God Provides

Heidi Fletcher: God Provides

The locker room scene was odd, especially following a victory. Players hugged, cried, and said goodbye to Heidi Fletcher. The sophomore guard from Riverdale, MI, had packed her belongings for the Dec. 17 trip to Grand Rapids, MI, where Maranatha’s women’s basketball team was to play Grace Bible College. When the bus drove away from [Continue Reading...]