2015 Alumni Day Recap

2015 Alumni Day Recap

WATERTOWN, Wis. – the Alumni contests boasted varied stories on a rainy Saturday at Maranatha. The various Alumni squads brought skill and surprises, bringing a worthwhile end to the Sabercats’ preseason. RESULTS: Women’s Soccer: Sabercats 3-0 Alumnae Volleyball: Sabercats 2-1 Alumnae Men’s Soccer: Sabercats 5-4 Alumni Football: Sabercats 2-14 Alumni The Women’s Soccer scrimmage was [Continue Reading…]

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…]

Former MBU Athletic Director Passes Away

Former MBU Athletic Director Passes Away

Chattanooga, TN – Maranatha Alumnus Robert “Bob” Rapson of Dayton Mountain, TN went Home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, July 14 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In addition to being one of Maranatha’s early graduates, Rapson, 79, faithfully served at Maranatha as its first Athletic Director. During his tenure, Rapson coached Men’s Basketball, [Continue Reading…]

Sabercat Fall Schedules Released

Sabercat Fall Schedules Released

WATERTOWN, Wis — The schedules for the Sabercats’ 2015 seasons have been released, bringing a forward look for the Sabercats as the teams look to improve on their respective 2014 campaigns. Those campaigns included impressive National Championship runs (which earned MBU its second NCCAA Presidential Award); stellar NCAA DIII and NCCAA DII competition, and other memorable moments. [Continue Reading…]

“Doc. Mal” retires, celebrates with MBU family

“Doc. Mal” retires, celebrates with MBU family

In December, faculty and staff gathered together in the Cedarholm Library to celebrate the twenty-six year teaching legacy of Dr. Curtis Malmanger at Maranatha Baptist University. Since 1988, Maranatha’s math classrooms have been filled with students learning from “Doc. Mal,” as he is affectionately known. His teaching is characterized by service and excellence, with a [Continue Reading…]

MBU Football Players Receive All-NCCAA Team Honors

MBU Football Players Receive All-NCCAA Team Honors

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Four Maranatha Baptist University football players garnered All-NCCAA status, as wide receiver Jordan De Lay snagged offensive honors, while Ethan Kennon, Timothy Matzke, and Matt Wetzel represented the defense. De Lay earned Honorable Mention on Offense after leading Maranatha with 287 receiving yards on 21 receptions, for a 13.7 yard average in [Continue Reading…]

Kennon Receives USA College Football Impact Player of the Week

Kennon Receives USA College Football Impact Player of the Week

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha Baptist University football player Ethan Kennon (Raleigh, N.C.) was recently selected as Impact Player of the Week, as part of the USA College Football Players of the Week awards program. USA College Football College Players of the Week are selected by members of football writers associations, broadcast, internet and print media [Continue Reading…]