Over Easter weekend, the softball team played a series against Indiana State. After taking the first two games, the Crusaders demonstrated strength in their gameplay, showing they’re finally bouncing back from their difficult season.
The men’s and women’s tennis teams both completed their regular season matches this past weekend, though they came off the court with different results. The men’s team triumphed over North Dakota, while the women’s team fell to Missouri State.
After a struggling five games on the road, Valparaiso was determined to snap the eight game losing streak with a couple of wins against a very vocal Illinois State team. After two difficult games ending in high scores, game three was the charm.
The Valpo softball team plays against Mississippi State, Lipscomb, Missouri State and Drake throughout their season. According to the NCAA, Mississippi State, Lipscomb, Missouri State and Drake are all ranked in the 100 best softball teams in the country. The Crusaders have faced great odds…
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes helps unite athletes from around the world who all share one fundamental goal – they each want to become a better representation of Christ through their respective sports.
Over 5,000 Crusader and Rambler fans experienced this season’s highest spirited game against Loyola. Although Valparaiso lost to Loyola 56-51, the student section was full of energy.
The women’s basketball team defeated Bradley University with a score of 76-73 on Feb. 1.
Coach Matt Lottich and his team were faced with a difficult task on Jan. 26 as they played a game without their top three scorers.
On Jan. 27 professional tennis concluded the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, The Australian Open. The Australian Open was full of historic achievements and unfortunate outcomes between Andy Murray’s recurring injury and Serena William’s failed attempt at a record title. The singles …
Super Bowl LIII promises to be a night of record-breaking football.
With a final score of 83-46, the Valparaiso University Crusaders defeated Division II opponent Trinity Christian.
In the 2017-18 season opener for the Valpo men’s basketball team, the Crusaders blew out the North Park Vikings 88-46 on Friday night.
For the first time in almost four years, the diving boards in the ARC sprung again in competition.
Valparaiso women’s soccer faced a tough defeat by Illinois State on Wednesday. After both teams coming back from losses, it was ISU that came out on top.
In a game that had two weather delays in the first half, both lasting an hour, Valpo football blew out the Marist Red Foxes 49-15. Players and spectators for both teams had to deal with the severe weather conditions as rain, strong winds and lightning surrounded the Valpo area on Saturday. B…
The men’s tennis team hosts an alumni tournament during Homecoming each year. On Saturday, Sept. 30, current Valpo tennis players were pitted against the team’s alumni in an 8-game pro-set, no advantage scoring.
Fans filled the stands at Brown Field and the 4,492 in attendance had plenty to cheer about during the football game on Saturday against the Stetson Hatters. The highlight of the game was a game-saving interception by defensive back J.J. Nunes in the Stetson endzone late in the fourth quarte…
Volleyball at Loyola: Win 3-1. Taylor Grabowski led the team in kills for Valpo with 13. Brittany Anderson and Allison Ketchum each had two aces in the match.
The calendar is turning to September, which means another college football season is near.
After nine years at Valpo, Howard Hunte resigned from his position as swimming head coach and will be taking a position as coach for a Kansas swim club position.
Senior James Stea transferred to Valpo his junior year to continue pursuing his baseball career.
The Valpo men’s tennis team won the Horizon League Tournament and has advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
Morgan Paras has come a long way. Her metamorphosis from timid underclassmen to senior leader on the women’s tennis team has been radical.
The 2017 Spring Football Game was held on Saturday at Brown Field as the offense and defense competed against each other in three competitions, and special teams segments were held between each of the three events.
It’s officially the post-Alec Peters era for Valparaiso basketball, and everyone is interested to see how the program will handle the loss of the NBA prospect.
Jake Hanson arrived at Valparaiso in the fall of 2012 and has yet to leave. After earning the starting catching job as a sophomore, a flurry of injuries caught up with Hanson and significantly altered his path.
Rebuilding a program that hasn’t seen much success might be difficult, but the Valpo women’s tennis team is slowly working toward better results.
With the end of the season approaching, the Horizon League Tournament for men’s tennis is only two weeks away, but the Crusaders are not getting too far ahead of themselves.
Opening up a season with 26 consecutive games away from Emory G. Bauer Field is not an easy task.
Regardless of how the second half of her senior year shakes out, it is safe to say that Jorgi Calombaris has already left her mark at Valparaiso University.
Most students in Valpo are from the Midwest, but there are some who are far away from home. Senior sprinter Anthony Franze comes all the way from Gunter, Texas and has adjusted to life in the Midwest.
As graduation is getting closer, seniors around campus are preparing themselves for life after college. For Jeffrey Schorsch of the men’s tennis team, life after college includes more tennis.
This is Valparaiso University, where the men’s basketball team is the one everyone focuses on and other teams don’t get talked about as much.
Twenty-five games into his senior season, first baseman Nate Palace has his fingers crossed that this isn’t the last year of his baseball career.
Men’s golf enjoyed many successes at the Hoosier Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. over the weekend.
The Valpo women’s golf team came to win last week, clinging to a second-place finish in the Fort Wayne Spring Classic.
What a season it was one year ago for the Valparaiso University softball team.
When news broke last week via Twitter that guard Lexus Williams will forego his senior season at Valparaiso and transfer for his final year of eligibility, it meant the loss of yet another key contributor to the Crusaders’ recent success.
The Valpo men’s tennis team extended their winning streak to 15 matches this past weekend on the road. The Crusaders traveled to Youngstown State then Cleveland State and took both matches 7-0 with the leadership of their seniors.
Another women’s basketball season has come to an end.
While most Valpo students were enjoying spring break, the men’s tennis team took a trip down to Florida where they went undefeated in seven matches. Coming off the sweep, the Crusaders will start Horizon League play on March 25.
Last week the Valparaiso men’s basketball season came to a close, losing in the first round of the NIT to Illinois 82-57. The Crusaders finished the season 24-9 and Horizon League Regular Season co-champions.
A season that started with lofty NCAA Tournament aspirations came to a crashing halt in Detroit for the Valparaiso men’s basketball team.
The Horizon League tournament is upon us, and for the Valparaiso women’s basketball team, this means a third meeting of the season with Youngstown State in their first round matchup.
From overlooked recruit to reigning Horizon League Player of the Year, Alec Peters has visibly come a long way, and now he’s climbing up NBA Draft boards.
Over the years, the Valparaiso men’s basketball coaching staff has featured a number of former players with illustrious professional and college careers.
What can we expect from Alec Peters?
One year removed from the trial run of a new postseason format, the Horizon League has once again upped the stakes for Motor City Madness.
For the Valparaiso women’s basketball team, the bracket is set for the opening round of the Horizon League Tournament.
Heading into the season, getting production from the freshman class was one of the keys for the Valparaiso women’s basketball team to have success.
Even though Valpo swimming did not win the Horizon League Tournament, the team finished the 2016-17 season strong and with new school records set by junior Max Penn.