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Jackets Ahead of Schedule

Coach Pat Estepp said he believes his men’s basketball team is further ahead in preseason than usual. He said there are two factors that contributed to the team’s preparation. The first was a successful team trip to Italy and the other was team bonding over the summer. “Being over there (in Italy) and playing four games, getting to see everybody, and getting the team bonded a little early was huge for us,” Estepp said. “I think it really helped kickstart our preseason. We are ...

Jackets Top Wilberforce

Cedarville defeated Wilberforce Saturday night 77-69. This is Cedarville’s second straight win, and they also improved to 4-4 on the season. Patrick Mitchell had a very impressive showing that led Wilberforce with 32 points and 13 rebounds. While Patrick Bain led Cedarville in scoring with 19 points and J.C. Faubion led Cedarville in rebounding with eight and pitched in 15 points of his own. Coach Estepp had nothing but praise for Mitchell. “Mitchell’s probably one of the ...

Lady Jackets Survive Double Overtime

Breanne Watterworth scored 23 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to help Cedarville to a 72-66 double-overtime, nail-biting win over Ohio Christian on Thursday night. Watterworth made more shots than she missed, converting nine of her 17 shots from the field. Watterworth also made each of her five attempts from the charity stripe. The junior forward said she brought a two-pronged attack to help the Lady Jackets. “We struggled with encouragement early on, so I just felt like I had ...

Lady Jackets Win Easily Over Wilberforce

The Cedarville Lady Jackets were able to showcase their roster from top to bottom in their 95-42 thrashing over the Wilberforce Bulldogs on Saturday night. Six players finished in double figures for the second time in three games, and all ten active players saw playing time in the game. Nine of the ten Lady Jackets put the ball in the basket at some point in the game. Ellie Juengel came off the bench to lead the team in scoring. She dropped 16 points and shot 4-7 from behind the ...

A Child of God First, a Paralympian Second

Cedarville University freshman Grace Norman won the gold medal in the triathlon when the event debuted at the Rio Paralympics in September. Then she won a bronze medal in the 400 meters. Norman was born without her left foot due to a condition called amniotic bands. Amniotic bands are fibrous string-like bands that restrict blood flow and can cause in vitro amputations. In Norman’s case, the bands constricted more as she grew, causing her to lose her foot. It was a shock to her parents ...

Shelton Seeks to Lead Volleyball On and Off Court

For most teams, the biggest goal for each season is to win as many games as possible. The leader of the team’s responsibility is to make sure that objective happens. That is just not the case for Cedarville University’s volleyball team this season. Senior captain Abby Shelton knows that the wins and records are not eternal, but the souls of her teammates are. “This season is about so much more than just volleyball,” Shelton said. That is where it all starts for the Cedarville ...

Jackets’ Starters Propel Past Ohio Christian

Cedarville defeated Ohio Christian Wednesday night 70-61. The Jackets won despite the fact their bench scored only three points and they only made 10 of their 19 free throws. However, all five of Cedarville’s starters scored in double figures. Dazhonetae Bennett lead the way with 19 points and also had five rebounds. Justice Montgomery had 14 points and four assists. Robert Okoro had 13 points and nine rebounds. JC Faubion had 11 points and six rebounds. Patrick Bain had 10 points and five ...

Cedarville Holds Off Central State

The Cedarville Yellow Jackets won its second straight game in a thriller against the Central State Marauders on Tuesday. The Jackets won a back-and-forth affair, 77-71. Six players finished in double figures for the Jackets. The game showed how complete of a team the Jackets are. Cedarville head coach Kari Hoffman emphasized how important it is for the team to have multiple threats. “That is huge, that is really huge,” Hoffman said. “Right now our rotation is pretty small, but ...

Lady Jackets Earn First Win

First-year head coach Kari Hoffman earned her first collegiate coaching win as the Cedarville Yellow Jackets defeated Cincinnati Christian, 82-61. Coach Hoffman was pleased with the effort and sees the team improving. “I’m excited that we got our first win,” head coach Kari Hoffman said. “I feel like our team is taking a step in the right direction.” Junior guard Regina Hochstetler scored 23 points to lead the Jackets. Sophomore guard Baylee Bennett, a transfer from ...

Cedarville falls to Walsh

Cedarville lost to Walsh Thursday evening 78-73 in a game that went down to the wire. The game went back and forth in the final minutes until Walsh scored a basket and got fouled. They made the free throw to take a three point lead with under a minute left. JC Faubion lead the Jackets in points and rebounds with 17 and seven. Dazhonetae Bennett added 14 points and Patrick Bain scored 13 points off the bench. Cedarville Head Coach Pat Estepp said his team failed to capitalize on opportun...