March 27, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College will be joining up with the NCAA to celebrate Division III Week from April 9-15. DC will use the week to recognize the many academic achievements, athletic accomplishments and committed involvement in leadership, community and campus activities of its student-athletes.
March 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - A time lapse video of the complete construction of DC's brand new George M. Smart Athletic Center is now available. The building of The George can now be viewed in a 75-second video clip containing photos from an online web cam that tracked the progress throughout the duration of the project.
February 24, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – DC celebrated the official opening of the George M. Smart Athletic Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday. The field house, known as The George, will serve as the recreational hub of the DC campus, while offering an indoor training facility for the Jackets’ 22 varsity athletic programs.
January 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The floor inside the 84,000-square foot George M. Smart Athletic Center is installed and the lines were finished Thursday. The Smart Fitness Center will be moved in and open inside the facility as the Buchman Fitness Center on February 13, with the entire facility projected to be open by late February.
January 26, 2012
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Sports Information Department, in partnership with Streamline Technologies, officially launched a redesigned online home for the Yellow Jackets on Thursday, with the aim of further increasing DC’s ability to showcase the student-athletes of its 22 varsity athletic programs.
November 28, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College athletics department has announced that it has hired Jason Allen as the head coach of the new women’s lacrosse program. The team will begin in 2012-2013, with a full varsity schedule planned for 2013-2014.
November 23, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio - As the anticipation of the 84,000-square foot George M. Smart Athletic Center builds, the final touches are being added to the outside, with work rapidly moving forward on the inside. Keep up with the progress at the official home of the Yellow Jackets.
September 16, 2011
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College took another step towards realizing a long-awaited dream of an on-campus field house on Friday, as it highlighted the 2011 Homecoming by dedicating the 85,250-square foot facility. As part of the festivities, the building was officially named the George M. Smart Athletic Center.