The HLGU men’s basketball team faced Webber International for their first home game of the year. It was a tight game jockeying for position and finished with the Trojans losing by one point 60-61. Several games the Trojans have lost have been close — really close — with losses by 1 point, 2 points, and 5 points.
The HLGU women’s basketball team record early in the season is 2-3 with wins against Central Christian and Lincoln Christian. The Lady Trojans faced off against the Central Christian College Saints last week. They were able to score early and often and ended with a final score of 74-45.
Both men’s and women’s teams have 6 games this semester and a full schedule through February leading into postseason. Men’s basketball team has 7 games over Christmas break. Lady Trojans has five games over Christmas break.
Several runners on the men’s and women’s Cross Country teams qualified to participate in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) National Championship. Male runners were Heiko Theile, Cyle Butenhoff, Nathan Rose and David Bellew. The women’s team had seven runners make the time requirement and were able to score as a team, finishing sixth overall.
To close out the Cross Country season, Shelby Kallem, will be racing at the NAIA National Championship.