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  • 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.