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  • UPLAND – The Grace College men’s basketball team finally got the proverbial monkey off its back.
  • MARION – A slow start by Grace College’s women’s basketball team resulted in an 80-65 loss in Crossroads League play Wednesday at No. 13 Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • MARION – For the second straight game, Grace College’s men’s basketball team put together a strong defensive effort against a ranked NAIA team.

    But for the second straight game, the Lancers lost in overtime.
  • Former Warsaw Star Lifts Cougars Over Lancers
    WINONA LAKE – Paul Marandet didn't want to lose Saturday afternoon's Crossroads League game at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.
  • Lady Lancers Beat League Rival
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s women’s basketball team had one of its best defensive displays of the season in a 63-47 win over Crossroads League opponent Spring Arbor University Saturday.
  • Grace College's Harris To Play In Jayhawk League
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College baseball outfielder Xavier Harris has committed to play baseball this summer in the prestigious Jayhawk League.
  • INDIANAPOLIS – Grace College’s women’s basketball team was on the verge of its biggest win of the season Wednesday at No. 5 Marian University.

    But the Lady Lancers let a late lead slip away to the two-time defending NAIA national champions and lost 69-60.
  • GOSHEN – The Grace College women’s basketball team continued its strong play of late with an 81-69 road win at Goshen College on Saturday.

    The Lady Lancers (9-9, 3-3 Crossroads League) were led by the dynamic scoring of guards Vironnica Drake, Micaela Box and Brooke Sugg. The trio combined to score 51 points against the Maple Leafs (1-17, 0-6 CL).
  • GOSHEN – Grace College’s men’s basketball team nearly came back from a 14-point deficit before falling 86-80 at Crossroads League opponent Goshen College on Saturday.
  • WINONA LAKE – A hard-fought Crossroads League contest went against Grace’s women’s basketball team in a 60-55 loss to No. 20 St. Francis.

    The Lady Lancers (8-9, 2-3 CL) struggled to shoot 33 percent on Wednesday but still led by seven in the third quarter.
  • WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s men’s basketball team could not find a solution to No. 2 St. Francis on Wednesday in a 94-71 loss.

    The Lancers (7-10, 0-5 Crossroads League) were efficient on offense, but the Cougars (15-2, 5-0 CL) were even better. USF shot 57 percent from the floor for the game, including a sizzling 64 percent in the first half.
  • CHICAGO – A midseason surge continued for the Grace College women’s basketball team with a 61-54 win over Roosevelt University on Friday.
  • CHICAGO – The Grace College women’s basketball team enjoyed its start to the Roosevelt Tournament with an 80-45 drubbing of Robert Morris on Thursday.
  • WINONA LAKE – Four Indiana high school powerhouses will converge at Grace College on Dec. 30 for the first annual boys basketball Champions of Character Classic.
  • LAKE WALES, Fla. – The Grace College men’s basketball team could not find the answer to Warner University’s offense on Tuesday, losing 99-79 in their second game in Florida in as many days.
  • BABSON PARK, Fla. – The Grace College men’s basketball team kicked off its trip to the Sunshine State with a 92-90 win at Webber International.

    The Lancers (7-8) shot 50 percent from the floor and snapped a three-game losing streak on Monday.
  • GARY – Exactly one month after suffering a narrow loss to IU Northwest, Grace College’s women’s basketball team got the last laugh on Monday.

    The Lady Lancers (6-7) downed the RedHawks 69-56 thanks to a stifling defensive performance. Grace, which won its third straight game, held the RedHawks (7-8) to 32 percent shooting in the 13-point win.
  • Lancers Fall To No. 6  Indiana Tech
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s men’s basketball team could not keep pace with No. 6 Indiana Tech on Thursday, losing 92-63.
  • Lady Lancers Pick Up All-American Honors
    Three members of Grace’s women’s soccer team were honored as NCCAA All-Americans.

    Abby Schue concluded her remarkable career as a First Team All-American from the NCCAA and the United Soccer Coaches, and Hannah Tkacz and Allison Vroon both received NCCAA Second Team All-American status.
  • Sports Briefs
    Grace Men’s Soccer Ends The Year In NAIA Poll; Triton’s Brown Finalist For National Coaching Honor; Valley To Recognize 40th Anniversary of ‘77 State Runner-Up Football Team
  • Defense Paves Way For Lady Lancers
    WINONA LAKE – Defense paved the way for Grace College’s women’s basketball team in a 67-61 win over Crossroads League rival Huntington University on Wednesday.
  • 1st Source Bank Partners With Crossroads League At Grace
    This week, 1st Source Bank partnered with the Crossroads League at a pair of Grace College basketball games. 1st Source Bank presented “Crossroads League Night” on Tuesday and Wednesday for the men’s and women’s games between Grace and Huntington University at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center
  • Shooting Woes Doom Lancers
    WINONA LAKE - Like the temperatures outside the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center Tuesday evening, the Grace College Lancers’ offense went cold.
  • MISHAWAKA – A dominant fourth quarter lifted the Grace College women’s basketball team to a 67-53 rivalry win at Bethel on Saturday.

    The Lady Lancers (4-7, 1-2 Crossroads League) muted Bethel to the tune of six fourth-quarter points. Grace, meanwhile, ripped off 19 points in the frame keyed by its pesky defense.
  • KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Grace College’s volleyball team wrapped up its 2017 season on a high note on Friday.
  • WINONA LAKE – The Grace College men's basketball team picked up a non-league win at home against Great Lakes Christian Thursday night.
  • Grace College Spikers Split Tourney Matches
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Grace College volleyball team kicked off the NCCAA National Championships with a win and a loss on Thursday.
  • Former Lancer Hurler Signs Contract With Team In Germany
    Former Grace College baseball standout Logan Grigsby has signed an offer to continue his playing career professionally overseas in Germany.

    Grigsby will be joining the pitching staff for the reigning Baseball-Bundesliga champion Heidenheim Heideköpfe. The Baseball-Bundesliga is the highest level of professional baseball in Germany. Heidenheim is a three-time Baseball-Bundesliga champion, finishing with a 22-6 record in 2017.  

    “I’m extremely excited to have the chance to continue my baseball career in Germany,” Grigsby said. “A lot of time and work have been put in to get where I’m at right now, so it feels good to see it paying off.”
  • Lancers Await Fate After Tourney Win
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Needing a win to potentially keep its season alive, the Grace College men’s soccer team delivered with a 3-1 victory against Bluefield on Tuesday.
  • Grace Basketball Wrap – Nov. 28

    Lancers Can’t Keep Pace, Fall To Mount Vernon Nazarene

    Lady Lancers Suffer 4th-Quarter Collapse

  • Grace’s men’s basketball team will host a game this week to benefit Fellowship Missions.

    Thursday’s home game against Great Lakes Christian will raise funds for Fellowship Missions. Fans who bring two canned goods will gain free admission to Thursday night’s game. Proceeds from the remainder of the gate will be donated to Fellowship Missions.
  • Grace Lancers Fall To No. 1 Seed SCU
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The NCCAA National Championships started with a loss for Grace College’s men’s soccer team on Monday.
  • Mangas Leads Wildcats To Win Over Lancers
    WINONA LAKE – He wore the visiting team’s uniform this time, but hometown hoops star Kyle Mangas was his usual self Tuesday night.
  • Lady Lancers' Rally Falls Short
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s basketball team came up agonizingly close to a memorable comeback against Indiana Wesleyan University Tuesday night.
  • WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s men’s basketball team slipped 79-76 on Saturday to Clarke University in the finale of the Terry Polston Hoops for Hope Classic.
  • WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s basketball team led nearly the entire second half against No. 18 IU Northwest on Saturday.
  • No. 5 Baker Ekes Out Win Over Grace At NAIA Nationals
    Men’s Soccer Going To NCCAA Nationals; Volleyball Earns Bid To NCCAA Nationals
  • Godfrey, Bowen Lead Lancers To Win
    WINONA LAKE – Logan Godfrey and Erik Bowen helped the Grace College Lancers paint a winning picture Friday night.
  • Grace College Women Clip Eagles In OT
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s basketball team kicked off the Carol Forbes Classic with a thrilling 77-74 win in overtime against Cincinnati Christian University on Friday.
  • Grace Basketball To Host Cancer Care Benefit Tourney
    The annual Hoops for Hope Tournament will be played this weekend at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.

    This year's tournament, hosted by Grace College's men's and women's basketball teams, features eight games over the weekend. Games will run from 2-10 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday.

    Admission to watch the games is $7 per day, and all proceeds will go to Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund (KCCCF). The tournament is sponsored by Wyndham Garden of Warsaw and the Warsaw Morning Optimist Club. All cancer survivors are welcome to attend the tournament free of charge.

    "Our goal each year is to raise around $2,000. We want to raise money but also to raise awareness in the community," said Grace's men's coach Jim Kessler. "We chose to channel our money to KCCCF rather than the Jimmy V Foundation like most other schools do because all of the money stays local to benefit the area. It's been a neat thing for us to be involved with as a team."
  • Lady Lancer Spikers Rake In Crossroads League Awards
    Grace To Face No. 5 Baker In NAIA Opening Round; Binkley, Hamlin Sweep Crossroads League Awards
  • Lancers Win Crossroads League Title
    SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – History was made Saturday night for Grace College’s men’s soccer team. Nikola Djordjevic’s goal in the 98th minute won the Crossroads League Tournament championship for the Lancers, who rallied to beat Spring Arbor University 4-3 in overtime.
  • Lancer Women’s Basketball Wins By One In Overtime
    Grace Sizzles In 2nd Half At Madonna; Lancers End Season At NCCAA Nationals
  • ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – The Grace College men’s basketball team was on the verge of an upset at No. 21 Rochester College on Friday.
  • Grace Slips In Overtime At NCCAA Regionals
    An overtime goal handed Grace’s women’s soccer team an early exit in the NCCAA Regional Tournament.

    The Lady Lancers lost 2-1 in overtime at Concordia in the semifinals of the regional tournament. Concordia advances to play at Indiana Wesleyan in the regional title game; the winner of that game receives an automatic bid to the NCCAA National Championships.

    Friday’s game in the regional tournament was scoreless through the first 53 minutes of action. Neither team found the back of the net in the first half despite 18 combined shots.
  • Schuh Steps Down As Grace Tennis Coach
    WINONA LAKE – Larry Schuh has decided to step down from his post as Grace College’s men’s tennis coach after a decade-long stretch of excellence.
  • Grace Spikers Tripped Up At IWU
    A hard-fought semifinal match in the Crossroads League Tournament semifinals went against Grace College’s volleyball team.

    The Lady Lancers lost in three sets at Indiana Wesleyan as the Wildcats’ offense was not able to be stopped.

    Grace will switch its focus to qualifying for the NCCAA National Championships.
  • Grace Holds Sportsmanship Summit For Northern Lakes Conference
    Grace College and Director of Athletics Chad Briscoe welcomed student-athletes from the high schools of the Northern Lakes Conference for a Sportsmanship Summit on Tuesday. Student-athletes from the NLC schools attended the summit, which was designed to educate student-athletes about sportsmanship and character training in athletics.
  • Lancers Too Much For Trailblazers
    WINONA LAKE – The upperclassmen did their thing. So did the highly-touted younger players.
  • Grace College’s Boerema Named NCCAA, League Player Of Week
    Hill, Zuidema Honored With Player Of Week Awards

  • Last-Minute Wondergoal Sends Grace To Title Game
    The “Cardiac Kids” struck again on Saturday for Grace College’s men’s soccer team.

    Marcelo Talamas sent the Lancers to the Crossroads League Tournament finals with a bicycle kick goal in the 89th minute, electrifying the 1st Source Bank Field crowd.

    The Lancers struck twice in the second half to beat Goshen 2-1 in the tournament semifinals, continuing what has become a magical season for Grace.

    Grace will travel to No. 21 Spring Arbor on Nov. 11 for the championship game. With a win at Spring Arbor, Grace would earn its second trip in program history to the NAIA National Championships.
  • Lancers Run In Conference Race
    Grace’s cross country team enjoyed the pinnacle of its season with the 2017 Crossroads League Championships on Saturday.

    The men’s team placed sixth out of 10 teams, and the women were ninth.

    Sam Hall led Grace’s team. He finished in 21st place in a time of 27:24. Elijah Brooks had a personal-best time of 27:37, and Ben Rankin was 15 seconds behind him.

    Drew Jones’s 28:12 was fourth for Grace, Brendan Hamilton finished in 28:34, and John Marhefka (29:01) and Matt Halbakken (29:03) were in a tight pack. Tim Drew was the final runner for Grace.
  • High-Octane Lancers Race Past Governors State
    Grace College’s men’s basketball team wrapped up a perfect weekend with a 92-83 victory over Governors State on Saturday.

    Matt Jennings enjoyed a breakout game with 23 points to lead all players, and Erik Bowen, who was named the Tournament MVP, scored 20 points with four rebounds.

    The first half was an offensive barrage with the teams combining for 101 points. GSU jumped ahead early 10-3 thanks to two early 3-pointers.

    Grace battled back to tie the game at 14-14, and the score remained close for the rest of the half.

    Late in the half, Grace fell behind 45-40 before rallying with a late charge. Jennings scored in the paint, then forced a turnover to free up Haden Deaton for an emphatic fastbreak dunk.
  • Grace Chops Down Foresters In League Tournament
    Grace College’s volleyball team bested Huntington for the third time this season with a 3-1 victory in the Crossroads League Tournament quarterfinals.

    The Lady Lancers (21-14) showcased an impressive offensive barrage, led by 56 assists in four sets by Alexa Hill. Grace hit at a .296 percentage as a team, owning a 61-44 advantage in kills overall on Saturday.

    Sierra Smith enjoyed a career-high evening, tying a personal record with 21 kills on a sizzling .500 percentage. Kelsee Zuidema racked up 15 kills at a .355 rate.