Remembering Ted Knapp: Alumnus, Football Coach

Remembering Ted Knapp: Alumnus, Football Coach

On July 6, Ted “Rock” Knapp’s long fight with cancer ended in cardiac arrest, and he entered heaven to worship His Savior, saying goodbye to this world and physical suffering forever. Ted graduated from Maranatha in 1978. Ted accepted Christ as his Savior during Vacation Bible School at Grace Baptist Church in Kankakee, Illinois, when [Continue Reading…]

MBU postseason wrap-up

MBU postseason wrap-up

See who’s in and where everyone’s going. Maranatha Baptist University is pleased to send five of its fall sports teams to the NCCAA Division II National Championships. Three of these teams will compete in Kissimmee, Florida, on November 12-15, with both Cross-Country teams competing in Houghton, New York. The Women’s Volleyball team captured the Regional Championship [Continue Reading…]

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

If a spiritual atmosphere on campus is important to you in your college choice, you are not alone. In a fall 2013 MBU parent survey, parents rated the spiritual atmosphere on campus as the top influencer in their choice of Maranatha Baptist University, assigning it 4.8 points out of 5. New students, when surveyed, also [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Pin Title Hopes on Four Seniors

Crusaders Pin Title Hopes on Four Seniors

Hallie Sheley describes the 2012-13 women’s basketball season as “a year of pictures.” Sheley and Maranatha teammates and fellow four-year starters Torey DeLozier, Kristin Morrison, and Autumn Peotter have tried to ensure that the memories of their final season will be preserved in digital images. This “Fab Four” has contributed 4,851 points, 2,388 rebounds, 1,030 [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha No. 1 Seed for NCCAA Tournament

Maranatha No. 1 Seed for NCCAA Tournament

The Maranatha women’s basketball team has earned the No. 1 seed in the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Championships, March 7-9 at Ohio Christian University in Circleville, OH. The Crusaders (21-6) will open the tournament with a quarterfinal game March 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time against North Central, MN (8-17). Four seniors, [Continue Reading…]

DeLozier Named NCCAA Player of the Year

DeLozier Named NCCAA Player of the Year

Maranatha senior outside hitter Torey DeLozier has been named National Christian College Athletic Association Player of the Year by both the NCCAA and the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The awards ceremony will take place Dec. 14 in Louisville, Ky., at a banquet that takes place in conjunction with the NCAA Division I Championships and the [Continue Reading…]