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Grunts: AKA Student Assistants

The students that serve as assistant coaches are the grease that keeps the basketball team on the move by Josh Burris Caleb Jacobs comes to the gym an hour and a half before the start of every men’s home basketball game to make sure everything is ready. He checks the locker room to make sure the players’ jerseys are at the appropriate locker. During the game he sits on the bench with the team along with fellow assistant Sean Blackburn and chart each possession. Some people work hard to ...

Lyndsey Smith Does It All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5Tv1R5MAHw&t=3s By Tim Miller On a typical Tuesday morning in Chuck’s, you’ll find students scattered about having one-on-one’s, reading their Bibles and having a special meal with a few friends. You may see sophomore Cedarville University student Lyndsey Smith making some pancakes with a few other tight friends. Everything may look normal to the average onlooker, but Smith’s closest friends know Smith’s fun start to her day will get a lot more ...

One Game at a Time

Cedarville baseball won’t be looking ahead or behind as it hopes to compete for G-MAC title by Josh Burris Every pitch. Every inning. Every game. That is Cedarville baseball’s theme for this season. Head coach Mike Manes said his team will be focusing on the opponent of the day and are not marking anybody on their calendars. “We aren’t gonna look ahead, we aren’t gonna look behind,” Manes said. “Whoever is on the field that day, that’s our opponent.” With new talent and ...

Striving For Perfection

by Tim Miller Cedarville Lady Jackets head softball coach Wes Rowe said his 2017 team is the best he has had in his 10-year tenure at Cedarville. The 2016 season ended just as it did in 2015 with a second-place finish in the G-MAC. The team concluded 2016 with a 28-31 record, including a 16-12 record in the G-MAC. Coach Rowe said his team underachieved in 2016, but that the players improved as the year went on. “We probably did not produce as well on the field as we were capable of ...

Seniors Lead Cedarville Over Ohio Valley

By Josh Burris The Cedarville Yellow Jackets defeated the Ohio Valley Fighting Scots Saturday night 99-71 on senior night. All three Cedarville seniors played great games. J.C. Faubion lead the team in scoring with 27 points and grabbed six rebounds. Justice Montgomery scored 14 points and added six assists. Easton Bazzoli scored 10 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and dished out eight assists. Head coach Pat Estepp said the seniors have done a great job at impacting the culture of the team ...

Lady Jackets Victorious on Senior Night

By Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets defeated the Ohio Valley Fighting Scots 63-41 on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day. Cedarville held the Fighting Scots to a 29 percent field goal percentage during the game. Cedarville’s Regina Hochstetler was the game’s leading scorer with 18 points on 7-16 shooting. Baylee Bennett added 14 points and shot 4-7 from behind the 3-point line. Head coach Kari Hoffman said the team’s good defense and hustle helped the team come out on top. ...

Cedarville Comes Up Short Against Kentucky State

By Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets lost 89-84 to Kentucky State Thursday night. Head Coach Pat Estepp was not happy with the way his team performed. “We took a giant step backwards tonight,” Estepp said. Estepp said his team’s defensive deficiencies were the reason for the loss. “Our defensive intensity was terrible in the first half,” Estepp said. “I didn’t think we defended with any heart. Unfortunately for us, the second half was even worse.” J.C. ...

Lady Jackets Roll Over Salem International

By Josh Burris The Lady Jackets cruised to a 108-62 lead over Salem International on Thursday night. Cedarville (17-10, 8-5 G-MAC) had a season high in points, a season-high in assists with 30, and also hit 12 3-pointers. Regina Hochstetler lead the way in points with 24. She also had five rebounds and six assists. Baylee Bennett had 18 points and eight assists. Emily Williams added 16 points and 11 rebounds. Hochstetler said it was great seeing the whole team contribute. “I thought it ...

Jackets Get Stronger

The new Volt weight-lifting program has benefited Cedarville athletics story by Josh Woolverton; video by Erica Zichi Cedarville University has transitioned to a new lifting program for its athletic teams. The new program, Volt Athletics, helps athletes excel in their performance and allows Cedarville to remain compliant with NCAA regulations. Volt Athletics emphasises user-friendliness while increasing performance through strengthening and lifting exercises. The Volt program provides a ...

Cedarville Winning Streak Snapped by Battlers

By Josh Burris The Cedarville Yellow Jackets had their six-game winning streak snapped Saturday against Alderson Broaddus. The Battlers defeated the Jackets 71-61. The Battlers took advantage of the Jackets’ cold start to the game and did not look back. Cedarville (11-12, 3-5 G-MAC) had four turnovers in their first 11 possessions, which lead to a 10-0 lead for the Battlers. Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said his team’s poor start cost them the game. “We lost that game in the ...