JV Basketball

    Tigers Cannot Keep Up with the Golden Eagles JV
    25-Nov-2014

    The Tigers battled but couldn't keep up in a game against Cornerstone JV last night, losing 85-63. The Tigers had opportunities in both halves, cutting into the Cornerstone lead only to be matched by the Golden Eagle runs. The Tigers were led in scoring by Kyle Wright and Montae Harris with 13, Joe Dekkenga with 12 and Caleb Yeary with 11. Full Article >

    Men's JV squad puts together pristine second half, defeats Northwood JV
    22-Nov-2014

    Northwood University’s JV squad visited the Aldrich Athletic Center Saturday afternoon, for the first of a home-and-away series this year between the Timberwolves and the Tigers. Northwood University is an NCAA DII school, so the Tigers were going to need to bring their best to come out on the winning end. Full Article >

    Weather Update: Varsity Game vs. GLCC still on, JV game @ Olivet Cancelled
    18-Nov-2014

    The home men's basketball game against Great Lakes Christian College at 7:00 pm is still on tonight. The JV men's basketball game at Olivet College will be rescheduled due to weather. Full Article >

    Tigers JV falls to Calvin College JV, 67-47
    17-Nov-2014

    The JV Tigers traveled down Burton Street on Saturday to take on the Calvin Knights and were turned away 67-47. In a complete switch of fortune the Tigers who shot very well from the field against Cornerstone, could not get many to fall against Calvin. Full Article >

    JV Squad falls to Cornerstone in Overtime thriller
    11-Nov-2014

    The Cornerstone University JV squad traveled across town to meet with the Grace Bible College JV, as the Tigers held their home opener Monday night. The Tigers were coming off of two tough losses on the road to Davenport University and Muskegon Community College to start their season. The first half saw plenty of offense from both sides, with the two teams combining for 92 points in the first 20 minutes. Sophomore Kenny Vernon and freshman Caleb Yeary combined for 30 points in the first half, contributing heavily to a 47-45 Tiger advantage at the break. Full Article >

    Tigers JV lose lead and game to Davenport
    04-Nov-2014

    In a very entertaining back and forth battle the Tigers couldn't hang onto a late 5 point lead eventually falling 64-63 in overtime. It was apparent from the start that this was the first game for both teams, as the game was a little sloppy throughout as both teams are learning to play together. Full Article >

    Gold Team Prevails in 10th Annual Blue/Gold Game
    08-Oct-2014

    Led by former Tigers Ryan Dame and Ryan Krombeen, the Gold team prevailed in the 10th annual Blue/Gold Game to kick off the 2014-15 men’s basketball season. Full Article >

    Blue/Gold Game Rosters Announced for Men's Basketball
    02-Oct-2014

    The 2014 Blue/Gold game will be played on Tuesday, October 7th, at 7:00 pm. View this article to see each roster, consisting of a mix of varsity and JV players. Full Article >

    2014 Media Day, "Set Yourself Apart"
    08-Sep-2014

    Over 100 different athletes from Grace Bible College's 7 different athletic teams gathered this past Friday evening for the 2014 Grace Athletics Media Day. The evening started off with a message from Athletic Director Gary Bailey, with the theme, "Set Yourself Apart." Subsequently, uniforms of Navy Blue and Vegas Gold flooded the Aldrich Athletic Center, as the athletes headed over for individual photos and team photos for this year's media guide, as well as the Tigers' athletic website. Full Article >

    2014 Individual Camps provide both professional basketball training and fun
    04-Aug-2014

    The 2014 Grace Basketball Individual Camp yielded fun for all, as kids from elementary to high school enjoyed professional training, games, prizes, and pizza this past Tuesday. Full Article >

    Register Now For Summer HS Team Leagues and Individual Camps
    21-May-2014

    High School team leagues and individual camps are coming back to Grace Bible College this summer! Both are available to guys and girls, with the team leagues beginning June 10th, and individual camps available July 14, 15, 28, and 29. Click the article for sign-up information and further details on the camps. Full Article >

    Grace JV finishes season with win over Olivet
    17-Feb-2014

    The Tigers ended the 2013-2014 season on a tear, as they won four of their last five games, the last one being a 92-80 victory over Olivet College. Full Article >

    Last Second Shot Propels Grace Bible over Calvin
    17-Feb-2014

    The Tigers’ leading scorer Ben Kronemeyer's drive and layup with 4 seconds left was enough for the Tigers to pull out a 73-71 victory at Calvin College. The win puts the Tigers at 4-2 after the Holiday break as they continue to finish close games. "I really think that these guys have kind of found their flow, we are playing quite well right now. The last few games we didn't have great starts but tonight I thought we did. In the first 5 minutes we were the aggressor and were able to build a lead." Full Article >

    Strong Second Half Propels Grace over Northwood University JV
    11-Feb-2014

    The Tigers used 60 second half points to overcome a 16 point first half deficit against the Timberwolves. Full Article >

    JV Game vs. Olivet Re-scheduled
    05-Feb-2014

    The JV game planned for tonight at 7:00 PM vs. Olivet at the Aldrich Athletic Center has been rescheduled to take place at 6:00 PM on Friday, February 14th. Full Article >

    Tigers comeback to defeat Cornerstone JV
    05-Feb-2014

    In what some people would call an upset, the Tigers went to Cornerstone and pulled out a 70-67 win. Full Article >

    Late Run Propels Grace Against Davenport JV
    21-Jan-2014

    Grand Rapids, MI – Grace welcomed Davenport University’s JV team to the Aldrich Athletic Center last night for what turned out to be 40 minutes of very exciting competition. The Panthers quickly jumped out to a six point lead right off the tip, and kept a slim lead until Grace was able to put together a streak at the end of the half to build up to a 47-42 lead headed into the locker room. Full Article >

    Tigers Fall to Alma College JV in OT Thriller
    17-Jan-2014

    Down four with fewer than 10 seconds to go it seemed like the Tigers were going to come up short in regulation, until sophomore Ben Kronemeyer hit a three-point shot with a hand in his face with 4 seconds remaining. The Tigers immediately fouled, but Alma guard Malcolm Thurmond calmly knocked down two free-throws to put the Scots up three. Grace inbounded the ball to sophomore Rod Altidor, who then took two dribbles and launched a runner from just inside half-court. Full Article >

    Tigers Run Out of Gas at Lake Michigan College
    05-Dec-2013

    The Tigers battled a veteran Lake Michigan College team last night very hard, but ran out of gas in the second eventually falling 80-61. The intense battle was back forth for much of the first half with a quick spurt at the end of the half put Lake Michigan up 7 at halftime. ” I really like the way we played today, but I think we hit a wall with about 10 minutes left in the second half.” This is our second game in two days against up tempo teams, plus we only have 9 guys, we just ran out of gas.” Said Coach Oldebekking. ” They were still playing hard, I just don’t think they had it in the tank.” The Tigers hit back to back threes with 12 minutes to go to cut the lead to 7, but were never able to get any closer. Full Article >

    Tigers fall to Golden Eagles
    04-Dec-2013

    The Tigers played hard, but couldn’t keep up with a very good Cornerstone JV, losing 89-61. The Golden Eagles jumped on the Tigers early and methodically built a 50-26 halftime lead. ” Cornerstone is a very good JV team, they have a lot guys who have been on that team for a few years and do a nice job.” explained a dejected coach Oldebekking after the game. ” We did some good things in this game though, we had 17 offensive rebounds and we kept our turnovers down which is nice.” ” They got out in transition in the second half and we had a hard time stopping them, but in the second half it was much better.” Full Article >