Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 Andrew Wodrich has been hired as the 10th women's head basketball coach in the history of Bethel College. He fills the void left by Jody Martinez.

The Mishawaka High School graduate played for the BC men’s team and has coached at the NCAA Division I and AAU levels.

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 7:12 p.m.
 Tom Visker officially began his job as Bethel College athletic director Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

Tom Visker was a professor of kinesiology and dean of humanities and education at Bethel and had been head basebal coach at Dordt College in Iowa.

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 6:19 p.m.
 Clay Yeo, a former standout at Triton High School, has transferred from NCAA Division I Valparaiso University to continue his basketball career at NAIA Bethel College. He will have three years of eligibility left with the Pilots, beginning in 2014-15.

Former Triton High School standout Clay Yeo transfers to Mishawaka school after a season at Valparaiso University.

Posted on June 30, 2014 at 4:49 p.m.
 FILE - In this July 29, 2007 file photo, Tony Gwynn holds his National Baseball Hall of Fame plaque during induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego's most beloved athletes, died of cancer Monday, June 16, 2014. He was 54.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Posted on June 24, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.

Justin Masterson played for Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn at San Diego State in 2006 and considers himself fortunate for the experience.

 Elkhart Central senior Cassie Shelton (seated, left) will attend Bethel College to play softball.
Posted on June 18, 2014 at 1:45 p.m.

Cassie Shelton missed her senior season with the Blue Blazers because of an knee injury.

 Elkhart Christian graduate Kenny Bearss (front row, middle) has signed a letter of intent with Bethel College, where he plans to play both baseball and basketball. Flanking Bearss are parents Peggy and Dan. In the second row (from left) are Bethel baseball coach Seth Zartman, ECA baseball coach Chris Lemert and Bethel basketball coach Mike Lightfoot.
Posted on June 12, 2014 at 1:21 p.m.

Lefty Kenny Bearss started for three years in both sports with the Eagles and has decided to continue with both sports for the Pilots.

 NorthWood’s Savannah Bley pulls down a rebound in front of Memorial’s Alyssa Wagner on Friday at NorthWood. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen)
Posted on June 9, 2014 at 2:08 p.m.

6-foot-1 post player Savannah Bley is a 2013 NorthWood High School graduate. Because of Crossroads League transfer rules, she will have to sit out the 2014-15 season.

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Posted on June 2, 2014 at 12:31 p.m.

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski will host the fair Friday, June 6. About 50 companies will be represented there. 

 NorthWood High School senior Alaina Donegan signs to continue her academic and tennis careers at Bethel College, surrounded by (from left) parents Pam and Marshall Donegan; (second row) NorthWood athletic director Norm Sellers and Bethel coach John Natali.
Posted on May 29, 2014 at 4:23 p.m.

Alaina Donegan, Megan Reed each sign to join the Pilots.

 NorthWood High School senior Matthew Prochno signs to continue his academic and track and field careers at Bethel College, surrounded by (from left) parents Connie and Dale Prochno; (second row) Bethel coach Tony Natali and NorthWood athletic director Norm Sellers.
Posted on May 29, 2014 at 4:23 p.m.

Matthew Prochno to join the Pilots.

 Natalie Newell, a Goshen High School graduate, was named second team All-NCCAA and second team CoSida academic all-american on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Newell is a junior at Bethel College.
Posted on May 20, 2014 at 1:45 p.m.

Bethel pitcher and Goshen grad earns CoSIDA Academic and NCCAA accolades.

 Danny Randolph kisses the trophy after he coached Lynn University to a second straight NCAA Division II women's golf national championship. Randolph is a graduate of Elkhart Memorial High School and Bethel College.
Posted on May 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Danny Randolph, a graduate of Elkhart Memorial High School and Bethel College, saw his Knights reign once again in NCAA Division II.

 Elkhart Memorial junior Gabby Warner makes a stop at shortstop. Elkhart Central played at Elkhart Memorial in a softball matchup April 18, 2014.
Posted on May 16, 2014 at 5:04 p.m.

“I knew Bethel was the one,” says Gabby Warner.