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  • 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.
  • Godfrey Leads Lancers Over Eagles
    WINONA LAKE – Just two games into the season, Grace College junior Logan Godfrey has already found his offensive groove.
  • MILWAUKEE, Wis. – A program-record seven three-pointers by Brooke Sugg led Grace College’s women’s basketball team to its first win of the 2017-18 season against Judson University on Friday night.
  • Grace Spikers Sweep Leafs To End Regular Season
    Grace College's volleyball team earned its second straight sweep in its last regular season game at Goshen on Wednesday night.

    The Lady Lancers (20-14, 12-6 Crossroads League) had to go above and beyond to earn the victory as two of the three games went into extra points. Grace's defense was the key to the game as they held the Maple Leafs to just a .095 percentage; this included giving up only three kills the entire second set.

    Grace's attack was running at high efficiency during the first set, finishing with a .220 percentage. The set consisted of several lead changes with three points being the highest advantage of the game. Late in the set, the Lady Lancers were trailing 22-19. Things looked bleak until Naarah Foster scored four uninterrupted points during a 5-0 Grace run.
  • Overtime Goal Sends Grace Men’s Soccer Into Semis
    Grace College’s men’s soccer team added another chapter to a storybook season with a come-from-behind win on Wednesday.

    The Lancers trailed 1-0 entering the last five minutes of regulation against Mt. Vernon Nazarene in the Crossroads League Tournament quarterfinals.

    But late heroics from Cody Boerema and Nikola Djordjevic gave Grace a thrilling 2-1 overtime win at 1st Source Bank Field, sending the Lancers to the semifinals of the CL Tournament.

    The Lancers (10-4-4) will host Goshen on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the semifinals. The winner will play in the league championship on Nov. 11 with a chance to claim an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championships.
  • SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Grace College men’s basketball team opened the 2017-18 season on the road Tuesday, suffering a 76-71 loss at Lawrence Tech University.
  • Lancers Boast Mix Of Experience, Youth
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College men’s basketball team is ready to erase the memories of last season’s 15-20 record with an exciting array of talent in 2017-18.
  • Lady Lancers Win Regular-Season Finale
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 win over Crossroads League opponent Goshen College on Saturday.
  • Grace College Volleyball Sweeps Rival Bethel
    Grace’s volleyball team completed an emphatic sweep of Bethel on Friday night at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.

    The Lady Lancers (19-14, 11-6 Crossroads League) were in control for most of the match en route to a 25-15, 25-21, 25-17 victory.

    Alexa Hill directed a dynamic attack for Grace, passing out 40 assists. The Lady Lancers had a 43-29 advantage in kills, and every Grace attacker hit at least .200 for the match.

    The Pilots (13-19, 6-10 CL) held a slight 12-9 lead in the first set before Grace pulled ahead. The Lady Lancers dominated the rest of the set, winning 16 of the last 19 rallies to score a 10-point victory. Caylie Teel and Sierra Smith each had five kills in the game.

    In the second set, Grace’s defense muted Bethel to the tune of nine kills and eight errors. Tori Bontrager had two kills and two block assists in the four-point win.
  • Grace Falls Short In Home Opener
    WINONA LAKE – A late-game charge by the Grace College women’s basketball team came up short as the Lady Lancers fell 58-53 IU South Bend on Wednesday.
  • Grace Men’s Soccer Scores Twice Late To Stun Mt. Vernon
    If you look up the word “resilient” in the dictionary, you just might see Grace’s men’s soccer team pictured.

    The Lancers were facing a 1-0 deficit with eight minutes left against Mt. Vernon Nazarene on Wednesday in a crucial late-season matchup.

    After the dust had settled on the final frantic eight minutes, the Lancers came away with a 2-1 victory at 1st Source Bank Field.

    The win means the Lancers (8-4-4, 5-2-1 Crossroads League) can secure second place in the league standings on Saturday by beating Goshen. Saturday’s match at Goshen is the regular season finale and starts at 7 p.m.
  • Grace Spikers Pick Up Late-Season Win At MVNU
    Grace’s volleyball team earned a crucial win in five sets on the road against Mt. Vernon Nazarene on Wednesday night.

    After taking a commanding 2-0 lead, the Lady Lancers dropped the third and fourth sets to keep the Lady Cougars alive. Grace (18-4, 10-6 Crossroads League) came away victorious after winning the fifth set 15-9, clinching third place in the Crossroads League standings.

    Savannah Hart led the Lady Lancers’ attack, producing 18 kills with an efficient .567 percentage; she also contributed 8 block assists. Grace’s offense was consistent with 58 kills and a .220 percentage.
  • WINONA LAKE – On Monday, Grace College will host high school administrators, principals, athletic directors and coaches from across Indiana for the first annual TELL Summit.
  • Grace Finishes Fall Golf At Whistling Straits
    Grace College’s men’s golf team wrapped up the fall campaign at the prestigious Whistling Straits Golf Club on Tuesday.

    The Lancers finished in 15th place at the Whistling Straits Invitational. The course was home to the PGA Championship in 2015 and will host the 2020 Ryder Cup.

    Grace was one of two teams who lowered its team score in the tournament. After carding a collective 331 as a team on Monday, the Lancers finished with a 323 to place 15th out of 20 teams.
  • Miller Named NAIA National Defender Of The Week
    Grace College volleyball libero Sara Miller earned national recognition on Tuesday as the NAIA National Defender of the Week.

    Miller, who has been the Crossroads League Defender of the Week twice this season, leads Grace’s back row. She boasts 1,798 digs to her credit and is just shy of 600 digs (597) for the season.
  • Grace’s Miller Named Defender Of The Week
    Nienhuis Honored As Golfer Of The Week
  • Lancer Soccer Misses Chance To Upset No. 22 SAU
    Grace Sees Familiar Faces At Great Lakes Challenge; Grace Slips At Home To IWU
  • Lady Lancers Fall In Season Opener
    NOTRE DAME – The Grace College women’s basketball team suffered a 61-51 defeat on Friday in the season opener at Holy Cross.
  • Lady Lancers Ready To Show Off New Look
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s basketball team is bringing a new system to the court for the 2017-18 season.
  • Grace Spikers Upset No. 25 Marian
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s volleyball team sent a shockwave through the Crossroads League with a 3-0 upset of No. 25 Marian University on Wednesday.
  • Lady Lancers Continue Surge
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s soccer team continued its midseason surge in the Crossroads League with a 2-1 win over Huntington University on Wednesday.
  • Neahusan’s Goal Sends Lady Lancers Past St. Francis
    Lancers Jump Into First Place With Road Win; Lady Lancers Break Records At MVNU
  • Lady Lancers Split Pair Of Tourney Matches
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grace College’s volleyball team started the Cornerstone Tournament by splitting a pair of matches on Friday.
  • Grace College Roundup: Lancers Rally, Beat IWU
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s men’s soccer team treated the fans at 1st Source Bank Field to an exhilarating 3-2 victory over Indiana Wesleyan University on Wednesday.
  • Lancers Down Taylor Trojans 3-2 In Men’s Soccer Homecoming Match
    Homecoming Saturday climaxed for Grace College as the Lancers defeated Taylor 3-2.

    The Lancers went ahead 3-0 in the second half and held off a late charge from the Trojans. The win moves the Lancers (5-2-4, 2-0-1 Crossroads League) into second place in the league standings, less than a game behind Spring Arbor for the lead.

    “We had moments of good soccer today, and it’s always important to get a win in conference,” said Grace head coach Matt Hotchkin. “We had a great atmosphere to play in front of, so thanks to all the fans, alumni and friends for coming out to support us today.”

    Damon Binkley set the tone for Grace’s offense to start the match. Binkley had three shots in the first three minutes and was set free several times from long passes by Joshua Coupar.

    Grace was patient in its attack and had control of the ball for the majority of the first half. The Lancers’ speed began to gave Taylor fits, eventually leading to the first goal.
  • Lady Lancers Run Best Race Of The Year At Bethel Invitational
    Grace College’s cross country team competed at the Bethel Invitational on Friday.

    The race, held at St. Patrick’s Park, was filled with familiar opponents including six other schools from the Crossroads League. Friday evening’s meet was highlighted by warm, humid weather on a wide open course.

    The women had their best race of the year with the top-five runners only 46 seconds apart.

    Aubrey Breininger, Liz Fox and Suzanne Sickafoose all had personal records, and McCalah Mast and Karla Singer finished with season-best times.
  • Grace Outshoots But Falls To No. 17 Marian
    Grace’s women’s soccer team narrowly lost a 2-1 game to No. 17 Marian on Wednesday.

    The Lady Lancers (3-5-3, 0-2 Crossroads League) had more shots than Marian by the count of 14-11, but Grace was unable to pull off the upset of the Knights (9-2, 2-0 CL).

    All three goals were scored in an eight-minute span late in the first half. Marian struck first in the 31st minute, capitalizing off a defensive error by Grace to go ahead.

    Grace had an immediate response three minutes later. Autumn Raulerson dribbled past a defender along the right endline. She then placed a perfect pass into the center of the penalty box to Corinne Villalobos, who finished calmly for the equalizer.
  • Lancers Bounced From League Tourney
    Grace College’s men’s tennis team finished its fall season Tuesday with a 5-4 loss at Marian.

    The Lancers (4-6) were unable to beat Marian for the second time this year. Grace lost to the No. 2 seed Knights Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Crossroads League Tournament.

    Grace jumped out to an early lead after doubles as the Lancers won two of the three doubles’ points.