Noted evangelical scholar Hunter Baker named NGU provost

Noted evangelical scholar Hunter Baker has been named provost and dean of the university faculty at North Greenville University, NGU President Gene C. Fant Jr. announced to the university’s board of trustees on Oct. 19, during its fall meeting. Baker was introduced at the board’s plenary session on the Tigerville campus, and also met with […]

NGU football field sporting new look for 2023 season

The off-season brought some major changes to Melvin & Dollie Younts Stadium at North Greenville University’s Tigerville campus. NGU recently contracted GEOSurfaces to replace the football turf, which had been in place since the fall semester of 2014. “It’s state-of-the-art turf and one of the best products out there,” said NGU Athletic Director Jan McDonald. […]

Signed beam installed at NGU’s Donnan Administration Building

An 18-foot steel beam that was prayed over and signed by North Greenville University administrators, faculty, staff, students, and board members on March 2 now serves as a structural piece for the new entrance at the university’s Donnan Administration Building on the Tigerville campus. Upgrades to the building’s exterior were the highlight of the Donnan/COBE […]

NGU’s national championship baseball team recognized at state capitol

North Greenville University’s 2022 NCAA Division II National Championship baseball team was recognized on the floor of the South Carolina House of Representatives in Columbia on April 27. District 17 Representative Mike Burns welcomed the team to the historic State Capitol, recalling a run that ended in the program’s first national title. “(NGU’s) baseball team […]

Division II Southeast Regionals in review: ‘Crusaders never out of it’

“This is a new team, and we’re going to write a new story,” said Coach Landon Powell, head coach of North Greenville University’s baseball team. The Crusaders have built a reputation for being winners during their 2022 NCAA DII National Championship run. But that was last year’s team, and there are players in the dugout […]

Richey returning to Tigerville to deliver commencement address  

North Greenville University graduate Bob Richey, whose Furman Paladins claimed the national spotlight by advancing to the second round of the 2023 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Tournament, will deliver the address at NGU’s spring commencement exercises on May 5 at Younts Stadium in Tigerville. “Having one of our own alumni who has demonstrated how […]

Finn to be re-nominated for SBC recording secretary

North Greenville University provost and current SBC Recording Secretary Nathan Finn will be re-nominated for the position by Florida pastor Dean Inserra at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in New Orleans, La., on June 13-14. “Nathan Finn is not only committed to being a Southern Baptist, he is also excited to be one,” Inserra […]

North Greenville University mourns death of baseball player

A North Greenville University baseball player’s death in his off-campus apartment came about from natural causes, according to the initial indications of an ongoing investigation. Davis Heller, a 6’8” first baseman, died Oct. 5. “Our baseball program is heartbroken over the loss of an amazing human being and brother in Christ,” NGU coach Landon Powell […]

NGU wins Division II Baseball World Series

June was a historic month for the North Greenville University baseball team. The Crusaders made their first appearance in the NCAA Division II College World Series and won the national championship, defeating Port Loma Nazarene 5-3, the defending champions from San Diego, Calif. Michael Faile of Boiling Springs went 5-for-15, knocking in five runs during […]