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  • Spartans Henderson, Kibler Earn HCAC Honors
    Two Manchester University football student-athletes picked up Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors.
  • Spartan Football Crushes Rival Anderson
    3 Spartan CC Runners Earn All-Region Honors
  • The Manchester University men's soccer team had three student-athletes honored by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Wednesday as the league announced its annual award winners.
  • Manchester Men's Basketball Clipped By Visiting Yeomen
    Visiting Oberlin College escaped with a hard-fought victory on Tuesday night as the Yeomen outlasted the Spartans 72-69 in Stauffer-Wolfe Arena.
  • Manchester Football Blanks Defiance
    Moore Tabble HCAC Defensive Player Of The Week; Planck Named All-Conference
  • Manchester University hosted Adrian College in NCAA Division III women’s basketball action at Stauffer-Wolfe Arena on Friday. The visiting Bulldogs capitalized on a 13-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to capture a 75-59 victory.
  • partan Men's Soccer Eliminated At Hanover
    Fourth-seeded Manchester University gave the top-seeded Panthers of Hanover College a battle, but ultimately fell just short, dropping a 2-0 decision in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Semifinals on Wednesday November 6.

  • Manchester Men's Soccer Travels To Hanover for HCAC Semis

    Previews of men's and women's basketball

  • Spartan Mens, Women’s Cross Country Teams Win HCAC Titles
    The Manchester University men's and women’s cross country teams captured the 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country titles on Sunday at the LaVern Gibson National Course.
  • Manchester Men’s Soccer Downs Bluffton In Home Finale
    Lady Spartans Drop Double OT Heartbreaker

  • Manchester Football Falls on the Road
    VB Program Honors Seniors In Finale; Men’s Soccer Topped By Rose-Hulman
  • Spartans’ Henderson Tabbed HCAC Offensive Player Of The Week
    For the second time this season, senior running back Donavan Henderson, Jr. was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Offen-sive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
  • History Made As Spartans Stun Grizzlies
    History was made on Saturday afternoon as the Manchester University football team pulled off one of its biggest upsets in recent years.

    The Spartans outscored Franklin 20-7 in the fourth quarter to cement their first win over Franklin in over two decades. Manchester's 30-21 triumph over Franklin College was MU's first win in the head-to-head series since 1997.
  • Lady Spartan Soccer Educating The Future With A Book Drive
    The Manchester University women's soccer team is giving back to the North Manchester community, one book at a time.

    Spartan senior and team captain Katie Green spearheaded a book drive last month to benefit not only the North Manchester Public Library, but to also show young kids the importance of reading.
  • Great Weekend Propels Manchester Women's Golf To Best HCAC Finish In Years
    Manchester Topped By HCAC-Leading Mt. St. Joseph; Men's Soccer Stopped At Transylvania

  • Spartans Name Conley Head Men’s Hoops Coach
    Following a national search, Manchester University has found its next head men's basketball coach.

    Athletic Director Rick Espeset has announced that Nate Conley has been selected as the program's next head coach. Conley is set to begin his coaching duties today.
  • Spartan Men's Soccer Thrashes Anderson
    Slow Start Costs Spartan Volleyball
  • Spartan Soccer Topples Hanover
    Volleyball Splits A Pair Of Matches
  • Spartans Football Drops HCAC Opener
    Visiting Scots Edge Spartans; No. 7 Calvin Too Strong for Spartans
  • Spartan Volleyball Battles Franklin And Capital
    The Manchester University volleyball team traveled to Franklin College on Friday for a pair of matches. Manchester took on Franklin to begin its HCAC slate. The Spartans followed their match against the Grizzlies with a non-conference bout against Capital University.
  • Manchester Men's Soccer Rallies Past Trine
    The Manchester University men's soccer team overcame an early deficit by scoring three straight goals and held on late to topple Trine University 3-2 Wednesday.
  • Spartan, Former Squire Eichenauer Honored By HCAC
    Manchester University junior and Manchester High School graduate Karly Eichenauer has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
  • Henderson Advances In Record Books, Leads Spartans To Easy Win
    Donavan Henderson, Jr. continues to rewrite the Manchester University record books.

    Henderson, Jr. rushed for 139 yards and set a career-high and new school record with 5 rushing touchdowns as Manchester defeated Defiance College on the road 52-21 Thursday.
  • Lady Spartans Tennis Topped By Defiance In HCAC?Play
    St. Mary’s (Ind.) Narrowly Edges Manchester In OT
  • Spartan Volleyball Wins Second Straight Match
    Manchester University rallied against host St. Mary's (Ind.) College for a thrilling five-set victory Wednesday.
  • Manchester’s Cook Named HCAC Women’s Golfer Of The Week
    Miller Tabbed as HCAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week;
  • Manchester Men’s Soccer Wins OT Thriller Against Olivet
    Cook’s Record Weekend Leads Historic Women’s Golf Performance; Wappes Leads Strong Day For Manchester Cross Country Saturday; Volleyball Splits Matches At North Park; Men’s Tennis Splits With Olivet And Alma; Women’s Tennis Drops Two Road Matches;

    Men’s Soccer Slowed by Spalding On Saturday
  • Spartan Rally Falls Short In Hard-Fought Battle With Trine
    The Manchester University football team dropped a hard-fought battle with visiting Trine University 38-21 on Thursday night at Burt Field.  The contest was the season opener for both teams.

    Trine controlled the game in the opening half and led 24-0 at the intermission.
  • Manchester University Sports Recaps For Sept. 4
    Men’s Soccer Topped By Kalamazoo; Women’s Soccer Falls To Ohio Wesleyan; VB Drops Home Opener To Kalamazoo
  • Spartans Open 2019 Football Season Thursday
    The Manchester University football team will open the 2019 season on Thursday against Trine University.  Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Burt Memorial Stadium.
  • Manchester University Announces HOF Class For 2019
    The Manchester University M Association will add four new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 12.
  • Spartans Represented At Campbell Summit
    A pair of former Manchester University football players had the opportunity to attend the Third Annual William V. Campbell Trophy Summit earlier this month.
  • Spartan Football Picked 5th In HCAC Preseason Poll
    The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its 2019 Preseason Poll on Tuesday morning. The Spartans were selected to finish fifth in the league.
  • Good Resigns As Spartans Men's Hoops Coach
    MU Women’s Golf Picked 6th In HCAC Preseason Poll
  • Spartan Men’s Soccer Gets Special Signee
    The Manchester University men's soccer team held a special signing day on Sunday afternoon to announce the addition of its newest team member.
  • Lady Spartan Volleyball Gearing Up For Season
    The Manchester University volleyball team is gearing up for the 2019 season.  The Spartans will being competition next weekend at the Adrian College Invite.
  • Lady Spartan Soccer Opens Sept. 4
    The Manchester University women's soccer team will begin the 2019 season Sept. 4 at home against the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops.
  • Manchester Men's Soccer Picked 4th In HCAC Poll
    The Manchester University men's soccer team was picked to finish fourth this season, as announced in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Poll released on Monday morning.
  • Valley's Hoovers To Run For Manchester University
    Tippecanoe Valley High School senior Haley Hoover will continue her academic and running careers at Manchester University, where she will compete for head coach Brian Cashdollar. Hoover is a four-year participant for the Lady Vikings in both cross country and track and field.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – Three goal scorers propelled the Manchester University men’s soccer team to  a 3-1 win over Anderson Wednesday in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference home match. 
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – Mark Adkins, Manchester University sports information director, is returning to his roots in the upper Midwest.

    He has accepted the SID job at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, and will leave Manchester in early October. His replacement has not yet been named.
  • Mark Adkins, Manchester University sports information director, has been tapped to chair the College Sports Information Directors of America U Committee.
  • Spartans Have Eight Players To Watch In Preseason Poll; Manchester University To Hold Baseball Camp; South Bend Cubs Edged By Loons
  • Manchester University Coaches Share Work Camp Experiences
    A trip to New York City in mid-July was beyond any “dad moment” for Manchester University head baseball coach Rick Espeset and Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar.
  • Jarrett Recounts Path To Coaching
    Amid the din of discussions and stories being recounted at the 2018 Manchester University Kickoff Classic golf outing Saturday, one reflection may well have stood out more than any other.
  • Second Annual Don Dicken Appreciation Golf Tournament; Manchester University Football To Host Golf Outing; Fall Sports Practice Times For Valley; WCHS Adult Tiger Booster Club Ads; Warsaw Football Practice Info.
  • Jones, Whitaker Enjoying 'Life At Sea'
    Delanie Jones and Brandy Whitaker are thousands of miles apart geographically.

    Professionally, though, they couldn’t be closer.
  • Burkhart Aces No. 2 At Rozella Ford; WCHS Adult Tiger Booster Club Ads; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
  • Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
    NORTH MANCHESTER – To celebrate the rich tradition of Manchester University football, head coach Nate Jensen and his staff announced the third year of the Kickoff Classic Golf Outing.
  • Dunes Volleyball Camp Registration; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
  • Lakeview/Edgewood Golf Scramble; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
  • Boones Continue Servant-Heart Mentality
    NORTH MANCHESTER – If you ever met Doug Boone, you were a friend for life.
  • WCHS Adult Tiger Booster Club Ads; Akron Fourth Of July 3-On-3 Tournament; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
  • Scott Bibler Sweet Sassy Golf Classic; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing; Akron Fourth Of July 3-On-3 Tournament
  • Akron’s Firecracker 5K Registration Open; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
  • Fernung Takes Art Love To Street
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Artistry isn’t hard to imagine on a football field.
  • Trio Shares Memories Of Manchester College
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Memories weren’t in short supply at Manchester University from June 5-7.
  • Hargrave Selected To Indiana All-Star Team; Manchester Football To Host Golf Outing
  • Manchester’s Nyland Appreciates Every Opportunity
    Strength is something Brady Nyland thinks about every day.
    Whether it’s due to his work in the Brown Fitness Center weight room as a board member of the weightlifting club or as a member of the Manchester University football team, the rising senior offensive lineman from Avon, Ind., isn’t far away from developing the outer or inner persona. 
  • Friends Of Manchester Golf Outing Boasts Benefits
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Two men, two different life resumes, one common thread.
  • Madison Haines Signs Letter Of Intent With Manchester
    Warsaw Community High School track and field senior Madison Haines has announced her intention to attend Manchester University this fall and compete with the Spartan track and field program. 
  • Heim, Young Pick Up All-League Accolades; Manchester University Roundup
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – A gentle nudge.
  • Warsaw’s Stookey Signs Letter Of Intent With Manchester
    Warsaw Tiger multi-sport athlete Dane Stookey announced his intention to continue his studies and athletic participation next fall at Manchester University where he will compete for the Spartans’ track and field team.
  • Manchester University To Host Youth Triathlon On May 12
    NORTH MANCHESTER – The Manchester University Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, along with the College of Business, invites local children to participate in the Manchester University Youth Triathlon.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – The phrase “paying it forward” isn’t too far off the minds of Manchester University junior Connor Eichenauer and freshman Karly Eichenauer.
  • Step By Step: Wappes Makes Most Of Chances
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Hannah Wappes is Manchester University’s first indoor sub 5:00-miler, a member of the cross country program’s all-time top 10 fastest clockings in the 6K, and an individual ranked among the Black and Gold’s best ten outdoors in the 400, 800 and 1500 meters.

    To think … all of this quite possibly could not have happened.
  • Wilson Connects On, Off The Mat
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Connections are and have been a big part of Chase Wilson’s life.
  • Spartans’ Beard Named Finalist For NFF Award
    Manchester University senior football student-athlete Eric Beard is one of 181 individuals named semifinalists for the National Football Foundation’s William V. Campbell Trophy presented by Fidelity Investments in an announcement made Wednesday.
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 7
    Lady Tigers Fall To Concord In NLC Girls Soccer, Lady Squires Play to Draw; Squires Drop close Match; Panthers Outlast Warriors
  • ANGOLA – A 23-point deficit against in-state NCAA Division III rival Trine University was anything but that Thursday for the Manchester University Spartans.
  • Spartan Athletics Holds Soccer Camp
    Manchester University’s athletic department is holding its annual soccer camp this week.
  • Tilghman Leading Spartans By Example
    Coaches around the globe like the term “leading by example.”

    Shaun Tilghman is no different.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – There are usually two sides to every story.
  • Nash Covers All The Bases In Volunteering
    A college lecture changed Ashlea Nash’s career path.
  • Spartans Football Adds Cole As Assistant Coach
    Manchester University head football coach Nate Jensen announced Monday that Scotty Cole has joined the Spartans’ staff as an assistant.

    Cole, a former two-time all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association defensive back and Alma College team Most Valuable Player in 2011, will guide the Black and Gold’s defensive backfield.
  • Maringer Focused On New Athletic Avenue
     Sliding into third base, smashing a double into the gap, leaping for a ground ball … that was what Danny Maringer looked at in regards to sports for a good share of his life.
  • Former Spartan Teaching Art Of The Steal
    Matt Talarico is a creative thinker.
  • Lady Squires’ Sewell Signs With Manchester University
    Manchester High School senior Bailey Sewell signed a letter of intent Wednesday to continue her academic and track and field careers at Manchester University this fall.
  • Manchester, Mastadons To Host Five NCAA Championships In Fort Wayne
    In announcements made by the NCAA Tuesday, the Fort Wayne Mastodons and Manchester University Spartans were selected to host a total of five separate NCAA basketball championships events, starting in 2019, all taking place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
    Visit Fort Wayne and the Memorial Coliseum partnered with both local institutions to submit a total of 25 bids during the summer of 2016, for events taking place from 2019 to 2022. The NCAA announced championship event hosts for all sports in all three divisions for all four years.
    "Fort Wayne has a proud tradition of basketball and hosting visitors, and these events will be excellent opportunities to expand our sports tourism resume," adds Dan O'Connell, President of Visit Fort Wayne.
  • Squire Wrestler Wilson Signs With Spartans
    Manchester High School senior Braxtin Wilson will continue his academic and wrestling careers at Manchester University next fall.
  • Manchester U’s Harris Wins 10,000-Meter Race At Hanover Invitational
    A recap of Manchester University athletic competitions for the weekend ending Sunday.
  • Lady Spartan SB Rained Out
    NORTH MANCHESTER – The softball game between Manchester University and visiting Alma College was rained out. A makeup date is to be announced.
    The Lady Spartans are scheduled to return to action Saturday when they host Mount St. Joseph
  • Lady Spartan Softball Falls
    Junior outfielder Mikayla Deisler rapped three hits in four at-bats, leading Manchester University’s offense Thursday.  Deisler delivered one of the squad’s five hits in a five-inning, game one 10-0 loss to visiting Taylor University.
    Continuing an afternoon and early evening when her batting average soared 100 points the junior came back in the nightcap to go two-for-two with a run scored as part of a close-knit 6-3 loss.
  • Five Spartans Recognized By HCAC
    A combined six men’s and women’s basketball team members were recognized from Manchester University on the 2017 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference awards, released this week.
    Coach Josh Dzurick’s women’s program, which concluded the 2016-17 season at 9-16 overall and 8-10 in the league, had senior guard Jenifer Lee and sophomore guard Faith-Alexis Graham placed on the honorable mention list and freshman guard Brianna Henson named to the Sportsmanship team.
  • Manchester University's Espeset Values Balance
    Manchester University has enjoyed plenty of on-field success in the two decades since Rick Espeset arrived on campus.
  • Finding A Home: Kling, Family Develop Roots At MU
    The motto “early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” is a portrait of Kevin Kling’s life.
    Among the early-morning custodial crew at Manchester University where his work deals with upkeep of the Physical Education and Recreation Center among other areas, he can be seen wandering through the dark hallways and along the sidewalks of campus diligently preparing the campus for a new day. While his job is usually done at 3 p.m., Kling’s daily duties don’t stop there.
  • Four Lady Spartans Earn HCAC Recognition
    A quartet represented Manchester University women’s soccer on the 2016 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference teams released Tuesday.
    Coach Christine Johnson’s team placed junior midfielder Courtney Hersick on the first team. Sophomore midfielder/forward Maranda Birmingham was named to the second team; junior defender Jaclyn Scialdone  took a spot on the honorable mention list; and junior midfielder Jenny Pudlo was the Spartans’ Sportsmanship team honoree.
  • A straight-set 25-12, 25-11, 25-19 win over Wright St.-Lake went in Manchester University’s annals Wednesday.
    At night’s end, the final outcome wasn’t the headline. Recognizing a pair of student-athletes who have helped lead Manchester University to its first set of back-to-back Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament berths since 2006-07 and 2007-08 was. Outside hitter Courtney Chowning blasted 11 kills and turned in a pair of solo blocks, and setter Heather Racine registered 34 assists and served up four aces in their final appearance on Stan Weller Court honoring Coaches Hoffman and Wolfe at Stauffer-Wolfe Arena.
  • Upperclass Duo Represents Lady Spartans Tennis
    A seventh successive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament appearance and 6-7 overall and 5-3 conference record were rewarded for Manchester University with the release of the all-HCAC women’s tennis honor teams this week.
  • Spartans Remain In National XC Poll
    Manchester University spent a second consecutive week on the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Division III Great Lakes regional poll released Tuesday.