Pensacola Trumps Sabercats’ Rally

Pensacola Trumps Sabercats’ Rally

Box Score JOPLIN, Mo. – Maranatha endured a lackluster first period, taking #5 Pensacola to the wire in the latter half and nearly forcing their way into the 5th place game before falling 56-52 to the Eagles. Maranatha’s commitment to feed post players Lexi Johnson (Stephenson, Mich.) and Emily Hinsenkamp (Detroit, Mich.) nearly overcame their first-half struggles in [Continue Reading…]

AD3I Releases All-Independents Teams

AD3I Releases All-Independents Teams

WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) released the All-Independents Teams, with four selections reserved for the MBU Sabercats. Senior forward Stacie Ross headlined Maranatha’s first selection as a Second-Team recipient, ranking 6th in the Association in field goal percentage (46%). The Wyoming, Michigan native averaged 9.8 points a game, and 6.2 [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Fall To Patriots in Nationals Opener

Sabercats Fall To Patriots in Nationals Opener

Box Score JOPLIN, Mo. – Arlington Baptist dealt the Sabercats their first loss of the 2015 NCCAA National Tournament, evening the score from last year’s championship game loss, in a 93-47 win over Maranatha on Thursday afternoon in Joplin, Missouri. Maranatha claimed last season’s title in a 77-69 second-half comeback win, fueled by a monster [Continue Reading…]

Women’s Basketball Bound For NCCAA Nationals

Women’s Basketball Bound For NCCAA Nationals

View Bracket – Live Streaming (Fee) WATERTOWN, Wis. – The women’s basketball team travels to Joplin, Missouri, for the NCCAA National Tournament, on March 12-14th. The Sabercats are no strangers to a Tournament they have appeared in for nine-consecutive years, and enter as the #8-seed. Live streaming is provided at the link above, for a [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Named to NCCAA Midwest All-Region Team

Sabercats Named to NCCAA Midwest All-Region Team

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Seven men’s and women’s Sabercats basketball players were recently selected to the NCCAA Midwest All-Region Teams, after this weekend’s respective tournaments, in which the women’s team defeated Grace Bible to advance to the National Tournament, while the men’s team awaits a possible At-Large Bid to the National Tournament after falling to the [Continue Reading…]

MBU Secures Region Crown, On Wild Finish

MBU Secures Region Crown, On Wild Finish

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Maranatha proved yesterday’s game was no fluke, jumping out to a sizable lead in the first half behind another excellent offensively balanced performance, and hitting free throw shots when it counted most, to down Grace Bible, 60-55, in Saturday’s Midwest Region Championship game. The Tigers hit four three’s in the last five [Continue Reading…]

Johnson’s Double-Double Paces Sabercats In Region Win

Johnson’s Double-Double Paces Sabercats In Region Win

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The third time was the charm for the Sabercats women’s basketball team in Friday evening’s NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament, as Maranatha ousted Moody Bible Institute, 62-50, after losing both of their previous matchups against the Archers during the regular season. The win means Maranatha is one step closer to a ninth-straight [Continue Reading…]

2015 NCCAA Regional Previews

2015 NCCAA Regional Previews

  WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Sabercats men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament this weekend, in search of a region crown and a berth in the NCCAA DII National Tournament. Live streaming is available for the women’s tournament only, and can be found on the Maranatha athletics website, or by [Continue Reading…]

Red Lions Seize Win Over Scrappy Sabercats

Red Lions Seize Win Over Scrappy Sabercats

LINCOLN, Ill. – Maranatha’s scrappy play made Lincoln Christian work for their 10th straight win of the season, as the Sabercats earned a 27-26 halftime lead, before the Red Lions tussled the lead back in the second half with pivotal steals, and bukets, to defeat Maranatha 61-53 on Saturday afternoon. Maranatha carried a lead for [Continue Reading…]