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  • Grace To Play Sports This Fall
    On Tuesday night, the NAIA Council of Presidents announced the rescheduling of all fall 2020 championships to spring 2021.

    As part of the NAIA’s decision, each conference retains the autonomy to decide when to play regular season competition. The Crossroads League’s Council of Presidents has made the decision to carry on with a fall season of competition after detailed discussion and planning.
  • Heartland Moves Football, Volleyball, Soccer To Spring; GLVC To Start Some Winter Sports Early, Moves FB, VB, Soccer;
  • Grace Tennis Players Win Academic Accolades
    A trio of Grace College tennis players added awards for their work in the classroom.

    Emily Mast and Carrie Copeland of Grace’s women’s tennis team as well as Pavle Popovic from the men’s side were named NCCAA Scholar-Athletes.

    The NCCAA recognizes juniors and seniors with a GPA of at least 3.40.
  • Anderson Tabbed As CoSIDA Academic All-America
    Pl;us news from around the Crossroads League - by Seth Mikel
  • Grace College’s
Neuhart Honored As Crossroads League SID Of The Year
    The Crossroads League announced on Monday that Josh Neuhart of Grace College had been named its 2019-2020 Sports Information Director of the Year.

    The award is the second for Neuhart, who recently completed his 10th year as the SID for the Lancers. He also won in 2015-16.
  • Grace Esports Announces New Facility, MSI Sponsorship
    Grace College’s brand-new esports team is excited to announce two major enhancements to the program.

    The team has entered into a sponsorship with MSI, who is a leading developer of computer hardware for the esports industry. Grace’s student-athletes will wear custom MSI jerseys and play on powerful MSI gaming computers.
  • Grace Golfers Earn Academic Accolades
    Seven members of Grace College’s women’s and men’s golf teams were given academic honors.
  • Hill Recognized As NCCAA’s Game Plan 4 Life Winner
    Grace College volleyball star Alexa Hill added one more honor to her illustrious career on Thursday.

    Hill was named the winner of the 2020 NCCAA Game Plan 4 LIFE Award. T
  • Grace College’s Haney, Anderson Earn Academic Honors
    Two members of Grace’s baseball team were recognized for their excellence in the classroom.

    David Anderson and Houston Haney were both honored as NCCAA Scholar-Athletes. To achieve that status, student-athletes must reach upperclassman status and have a GPA of at least 3.40.
  • Crossroads League Claims 11 CoSIDA Honors for Baseball and Softball
    The Crossroads League placed 11 student-athletes on the 2020 CoSIDA NAIA Baseball and Softball Academic All-District Teams recently. Taylor led the way with six combined honors, with Mount Vernon Nazarene collecting three awards and Grace and Indiana Wesleyan each claiming one.
  • Lancer Marathon Ends, More Than $12K Raised For Virus Relief
    With several laps around 1st Source Bank Field, and a celebratory backflip to boot, sophomore Cole Voss concluded the last shift for the Grace College men’s soccer program at noon Wednesday, ending the team’s weeklong quest to raise money for COVID-19 relief.
  • Grace Men’s Soccer Teams Up For COVID-19 Relief
    The Grace College men’s soccer team is planning a run to fight COVID-19. A very long run.

    The Lancers are organizing a 48-hour run this week in an effort to raise funds for pandemic relief.
  • An Open Letter To Lancer Supporters From The Athletic Director
    Dear Lancer Nation,

    We began this journey two weeks ago, battling the COVID-19 outbreak through uncharted territory. You have faithfully responded with resiliency and tremendous character in the midst of these extreme changes, which is to be applauded.
  • Grace Men’s Hoops Pair Honored As All-Americans
    wo members of the Grace College men’s basketball team were lauded as All-Americans to end the 2019-20 season.

    Haden Deaton picked up two All-American nods, including NCCAA First Team All-American and honorable mention for NAIA All-American.
  • Monday was supposed to be the first official day of IHSAA baseball practice.

    Instead, high schools were closed and practices postponed for weeks because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

    On local college diamonds, NAIA member Grace College had its season canceled and NCAA Division III Manchester University because of COVID-19 concerns is awaiting its next move.
  • Crossroads League Has 9 Men, 8 Women NAIA All-Americans
    The Crossroads League had nine men and eight women named to their respective NAIA basketball All-American teams Thursday, as announced by the NAIA office.

    Indiana Wesleyan’s Kyle Mangas, a Warsaw Comm-unity High School alum, headlined that group, being named the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, as well as a First-Team All-American selection.

    Spring Arbor’s Paul Marandet, another former Warsaw Tiger, joined Mangas in receiving NAIA First-Team All-American recognition.
  • Lady Lancers Stull, Drake Dubbed NCCAA All-Americans
    Kyannah Stull and Vironnica Drake capped off the 2019-20 season as All-Americans.

    Drake, the all-time scoring leader for Grace’s women’s basketball team, was named NCCAA First Team All-American and honorable mention for NAIA All-American. Stull was named NCCAA Third Team All-American.
  • Grace’s Drake Nabs Fourth NCCAA Player Of The Week
    Crossroads League Announces Athletes of the Week; NAIA Cancels All Spring Seasons
  • After Schools Close, IHSAA Opts To Postpone
Boys Hoops Regionals
    After many school corporations in Indiana, including most in the Times-Union coverage area, the IHSAA and its commissioner, Bobby Cox, announced the boys basketball regionals scheduled for today have been postponed.
  • Grace’s Basketball Seasons Cut Short
    Grace College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams had a heartbreaking end to the 2019-20 season.

    Both teams were on the verge of playing in national tournaments before the seasons were prematurely ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • NCCAA Tourney At Grace College Cancelled
    Among Kosciusko County’s larger-scale athletic events, the National Christian College Athletic Association men’s and women’s Division I basketball tournaments, was cancelled due to concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus. Grace College’s athletic department, the tournament host, made the announcement in a press release Thursday afternoon.
  • Grace Women’s Golf Rises In NAIA Poll
    Grace College’s women’s golf team is climbing in the polls as they prepare to get the spring season underway.

    The Lady Lancers rose one spot, landing at No. 22 in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll.
  • Explorer Vans Send Lancers To Tourney In Style
    Grace’s men’s basketball team departed for Sioux Falls, S.D., this week for the 2020 NAIA Championships in vehicles provided by Explorer Vans of Warsaw to give the Lancers comfortable transportation for the trip.
  • Grace Adds Bowling And Selects New Coach
    Beatty recognized as NCCAA National Athlete of Week
  • Lancers Earn Two More All-Americans At NAIA
    Grace Softball?Upsets Webber
  • Lady Lancers Stull, Drake Honored On All-Crossroads League Team
    Two members of Grace College’s women’s basketball team landed on the postseason All-Crossroads League Team.

    Vironnica Drake was named to the five-player First Team All-League, and Kyannah Stull was a Third Team honoree.

    Drake became Grace’s all-time leading scorer this season. She currently has 1,958 career points is on the brink of becoming the first player to score 2,000 points.
  • Grace dispatches Georgetown
    Grace’s men’s tennis team improved to 2-1 during its Kentucky trip after a 4-2 win over Georgetown on Thursday.

    The Lancers (16-5) rallied from an early deficit after dropping the doubles’ point.

    Max Rozas and Fabricio Galvan were victorious at No. 2 doubles (6-4), but the Tigers won the other two courts to take the doubles’ point.

  • Lancers Win All-Crossroads League, Coach Of Year Honors
    Grace College’s men’s basketball team picked up an arsenal of awards from the Crossroads League.

    The Lancers had four players on the All-Crossroads League Team, and Scott Moore was named the league’s Coach of the Year in just his first season as head coach.
  • NAIA Bound! Lancers Secure Spot At Nationals
    For the 10th time in program history, Grace College’s men’s basketball team is headed to the NAIA National Champion-ships.

    The Lancers earned an at-large invitation to the tournament, held in Sioux Falls, S.D. The 32-team field is broken into four 8-team brackets.

    Grace landed the No. 4 seed in its bracket and will play No. 5 seed West Virginia Tech. The game will take place on March 12, at 1:45 p.m. (Central time) at the Sanford Pentagon.
  • Notre Dame Great Barlow To Speak At NCCAA Banquet
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College announced Wednesday Ken Barlow will serve as the banquet speaker for the 2020 NCCAA National Championships.

    Barlow, a legendary basketball player at Notre Dame, will be the keynote speaker at the banquet on March 17. The banquet, held at Warsaw Community Church, starts at 6:30 p.m.

    Limited tickets for the public are available for $20 or $150 for a table of eight people. Contact Grace's athletic office at (574) 372-5100 ext. 6266 to reserve your ticket.
  • Lancer Baseball Wins Second Straight In Sunshine State
    Lady Lancers split with William Woods; Grace tracksters primed for NAIA Nationals; Grace erupts for 18 runs
  • Haney Named League’s Pitcher Of The Week
    Plus other Grace, Crossroads League athletic news.
  • Lancer Hoops Holds At No. 13 In NAIA Rankings
    Women’s Basketball earning votes in NAIA Top 25; Crossroads League in the NAIA Polls
  • Miracle Shot Sinks Lancers At The Buzzer
    Grace College’s men’s basketball team thought Wednesday’s game was headed to overtime after a dramatic halfcourt shot from Charlie Warner.

    But Taylor had other thoughts. With the score tied at 85 apiece, Taylor’s Mason Degenkolb drilled a fullcourt heave near Grace’s bench, just beating the buzzer to give Taylor a dramatic 88-85 victory.
  • No. 17 Wildcats Bounce Grace From League Tourney
    Grace College’s women’s basketball team suffered a 78-58 defeat to No. 17 Indiana Wesleyan on Tuesday. The Lady Lancers fell in the quarterfinals of the Crossroads League Tournament, ending their hopes of an NAIA tournament berth.
  • Lancer Men End Regular Season With Victory
    Lady Lancers stumble in second half; Eight events win national titles at NCCAAs
  • Grace Men's Tennis Defeats Judson
    Grace College’s men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to four on Friday.

    The Lancers (13-4) defeated Judson 6-1 to continue a perfect spring season.
  • Lancers Ranked No. 13 In NAIA
    Lady Lancers receiving NAIA votes
  • Cold Spells Undo Lady Lancers In League Road Loss
    Grace College’s women’s basketball team was unable to produce a fluid offensive game, resulting in a 79-69 defeat at No. 17 Indiana Wesleyan on Wednesday.

    The Lady Lancers were ice cold to start three of the four quarters, and the Wildcats (22-7, 13-4 Crossroads League) grabbed the lead and hung on late.
  • Grace fades in second half to No. 3 IWU
    Grace’s men’s basketball team could not pick up a second straight upset, falling 110-96 at No. 3 Indiana Wesleyan on Tuesday.

    Just one game remains in the regular season. The No. 23 Lancers will end the season on Saturday at home in the regular season finale.
  • Lancers post 11 NAIA qualifiers at league championships
    Grace’s track and field team tackled the 2020 Crossroads League Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend, taking place Friday and Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan.
  • Grace muscles past No. 15 USF
    Grace College’s men’s basketball team notched a statement win over No. 15 St. Francis on Saturday.

    The Lancers’ 82-68 victory caps off a season sweep of the Cougars (19-9, 8-8 Crossroads League). Grace also successfully defended its spot in the conference standings, remaining alone in third place.

  • Drake breaks career scoring record for Grace
    Grace women’s basketball team fell to No. 10 St. Francis 62-56 on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Lancers (18-10, 9-7 Crossroads League) had a 32-26 lead at the half, but after the intermission were unable to hold the No. 10 Cougars at bay.

    The highlight of the afternoon happened just minutes into the second quarter. Vironnica Drake scored to pass Juaneice Jackson (1,893 points) to become the all-time leading scorer in Grace women’s basketball history. The senior scored 15 points, giving her a career total of 1,898 points.
  • Lancers Complete Day One Of Crossroads Championships
    Grace’s track and field team started the 2020 Crossroads League Indoor Track and Field Championship on Friday at Indiana Wesleyan.

    On Friday’s opening day of competition, Grace set multiple school records and had one All-League event.
  • Grace Picks Up Road Win At SAU
    Grace’s women’s basketball team picked up a critical late-season win on the road, beating Spring Arbor 71-65 on Wednesday.

    Kyannah Stull led all players with 24 points, and Vironnica Drake stuffed the stat sheet with 23 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists.

    With 18 wins this season, the Lady Lancers (18-9, 9-6 Crossroads League) already have the fourth-most wins for a season in program history. Grace is well within reach of the all-time record of 20 victories.
  • Buzzer Beater Sinks 
No. 23 Grace
    A last-second shot by Spring Arbor sunk Grace’s men’s basketball team by a score of 82-81 on Tuesday.

    The Lancers (17-10, 9-6 Crossroads League) and Cougars put on an efficient offensive performance. Each side shot over 50 percent from the floor and 43 percent on 3-pointers, and the teams had single-digit turnovers apiece.
  • 2020 Preview: Grace Softball ‘Trusting The Process’
    Grace College’s softball team is days away from kicking off the 2020 campaign.

    The Lady Lancers, led by second-year head coach Sarah Harman, are aiming to turn the corner this spring.

    Grace struggled to finish close games last year, losing 16 contests by one or two runs. Harman maintained that a change in mentality could make a big difference on the diamond in 2020.
  • NAIA Honors Drake As Player Of Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A day after being honored as the Player of the Week for the NCCAA and Crossroads League, Vironnica Drake added one more award on Tuesday.
  • Drake Named NCCAA, CL Player Of Week
    Johnson earns first award; Crossroads League Athletes of the Week
  • Grace Men’s Basketball Upsets No. 9 Bethel In CL?Action
    Drake breaks record, Stull scores 1,000th in win
  • Grace Moves To No. 23 In NAIA
    Grace’s men’s basketball team landed at No. 23 in the latest edition of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll Thursday.
  • 2020 Preview: Excitement Builds For Grace Baseball
    Grace College’s baseball team shocked the Crossroads League last season.

    The Lancers, under interim coach Ryan Roth, shook up the postseason CL Tournament with a memorable run. Grace upset three straight teams to advance to the championship game, and the team was one game away from reaching NAIA Nationals for the first time in team history.

    Now Roth, serving as the head coach after the interim tag was removed, is excited to see where the Lancers can grow in 2020.
  • Grace Men’s Hoops Gets Close Crossroads League Victory
    Grace’s men’s basketball team held on late to beat Taylor 72-68 on Wednesday.

    The Lancers moved into sole possession of third place in the Crossroads League standings with the victory. Grace (16-9, 8-5 CL) will end the season with five straight ranked opponents, beginning with No. 9 Bethel on Saturday at home at 3 p.m.
  • Lady Lancers Upset No. 5 Taylor In Overtime
    Grace College’s women’s basketball team pulled off its biggest win of the season on Wednesday, upsetting No. 5 Taylor in overti