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2019 NCCAA DI Basketball Championships

Monday, March 11

2019 NCCAA DI Basketball Championships Men's & Women's National Tournament March 13-16 - Grace College, Winona Lake, IN  Greetings from the Grace College Athletic Department!  The national tournament games begin on Wednesday, March 13th with 8 games on the schedule for the first & second [...]
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Lancers claim NCCAA region crown

Friday, March 8

Grace’s men’s basketball team won the NCCAA Midwest Region championship on Thursday thanks to a 96-87 victory over Cincinnati Christian. The Lancers will await their seeding and opponent for the 2019 NCCAA National Championships. The tournament field will be announced on Saturday night, and information will be posted at 
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Kessler to retire as coach of Grace Basketball

Monday, February 18

After 42 years and over 1,300 games, Jim Kessler is ready to step down. Kessler announced his plans to retire as the head coach of Grace’s men’s basketball team during a press conference on Monday morning. The legendary coach is currently No. 1 in NAIA Division II among active coaches [...]
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Kammerer to be inducted into NCCAA Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 15

Grace basketball legend Chet Kammerer will be the newest member of the NCCAA Hall of Fame this summer. Kammerer was announced as part of a four-person class of inductees for 2019 by the NCCAA, joining Keith Connor (Southern Wesleyan), Judy Fox (Houghton) and Brian Patton (Greenville). Kammerer attended Grace in the [...]
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Grace to host Destiny Rescue Night on Wednesday

Monday, January 14

Grace's women's basketball team will hold a Black Out in support of non-profit organization Destiny Rescue on Wednesday. The Lady Lancers are asking all fans to participate in the Black Out by wearing black for the Jan. 16 evening game against Indiana Wesleyan at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. The Black [...]
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Grace unveils 2018 inductees for the Lancer Hall of Fame

Tuesday, October 9

The Grace College Athletic Department will induct four members into the Lancer Hall of Fame on Saturday morning: Val Weinstein (Lundgren), Phil Dick, David James and Kris Calizo (Doron). The 2018 induction class is Grace’s 11th class. The group will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame Breakfast on [...]
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Grace enjoys record year in the classroom

Friday, July 27

For the second straight year, every varsity team at Grace College received the Scholar-Team distinction from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). To receive Scholar-Team status, a team must post a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Overall, Grace’s student-athletes posted an average GPA of 3.43, a department record. [...]
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Lancer Basketball Camp remains rooted after 50 years

Friday, June 29

The first thing you notice in the gym are the sounds. Balls bouncing. Sneakers squeaking. Boys laughing. Buzzers sounding. The game of basketball has evolved much over the past 50 years. Styles and strategies adapt to the times. But the one constant with basketball will always be the sounds. At Grace College, [...]
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Grace tabs Davis as next women’s basketball head coach

Wednesday, June 20

Grace College is pleased to announce Dan Davis as the next head coach for the Lady Lancers' women’s basketball program. Davis is fresh off a successful 10-year stint at Auburn University-Montgomery. As the head women’s basketball coach at AUM, he led the Warhawks to a pair of appearances at the [...]
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March Madness Descends Upon Winona Lake

Tuesday, March 6

March Madness is fast approaching Kosciusko County. Grace College is set to host the 2018 NCCAA Div. I Men’s and Women’s Basketball National Championships this month. The unique national event, held March 14-17 at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, features 16 premier men’s and women’s college basketball teams in the [...]
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