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Cedarville Volleyball Extends Winning Streak Against Trevecca

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (7-9, 5-1 G-MAC) pushed their winning streak to four games with a 3-0 sweep of G-MAC rival Trevecca on Friday night. Cedarville continued its dominance at home, improving to 4-0 at the Callan Athletic Center and winning its 12th straight set at home. The Lady Jackets won the match 25-20, 25-14 and 25-20. Senior outside hitter Krissy Pratt led the Lady Jackets in kills for the second game in a row, amassing nine. Senior middle hitter Gabby Olson ...

Lady Jackets Beat Urbana, Win Third Straight

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (6-9, 4-1 G-MAC) disposed of the Urbana Blue Knights on Tuesday night via a sweep, giving the Lady Jackets their third straight win. The Lady Jackets commanded the match, winning 26-24, 25-18 and 25-20. The Lady Jackets haven’t dropped a set since their home opener, winning nine straight sets. Cedarville head coach Doug Walters said the team is meshing at the right time for the home crowd. “Playing at home is always a good thing,” Walters ...

Lady Jackets Volleyball Wins in Front of Record Crowd

by Tim Miller Energy was key in the Cedarville Lady Jackets’ home opening win over the Lake Erie College Storm on Friday night. A record 1,255 fans packed into the Callan Athletic Center to watch Cedarville beat the Storm in three sets. The Lady Jackets took the game in demanding fashion, 25-19, 25-20 and 25-17. Cedarville head coach Doug Walters said it was good to be home and that the crowd helped propel the Lady Jackets to a win. “To come home to the friendly confines of Callan in ...

Star Athlete Returns as Assistant Coach

by Tim Miller When Abby Shelton’s illustrious career for the Cedarville volleyball team came to an end in December of 2016, she never thought she’d be back in the cornfields of Cedarville, Ohio. However, she has since returned as an assistant coach for her former team. Shelton finished her career at Cedarville with the sixth most service aces in Lady Jackets history, and is also in the top 10 in program history in kills per set and pass percentage. Cedarville was 89-51 with Shelton ...

Stronger G-MAC Poses Threat to Lady Jackets Volleyball

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets’ volleyball team is coming off one of its best seasons in school history. The Lady Jackets reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in its 54-year existence last season. This year, however, Cedarville will need to leap over new obstacles in order to find itself back in the NCAA Tournament. Even though the Lady Jackets have won the G-MAC conference championship in four of the past five years, winning the conference this season will be no easy ...

Athletes for Christ

Cedarville’s basketball team has been going to the mission field since 1971 by Josh Burris and Tim Miller The Cedarville men’s basketball team has been going on mission trips since the summer of 1971 when Dr. Don Callan was the team’s head coach. The idea for the Cedarville basketball mission trips came from Callan and retired Lt. Gen. Loren Reno, who was playing at the time. Callan went on a basketball mission trip to Taiwan when he was a player at Taylor University. Reno, Cedarvi...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Higher Standards Draw Bennett

The Cedarville women’s basketball team added a new face to the starting lineup this season. Sophomore transfer student Baylee Bennett joined the team this season and became the starting point guard after Abby Wolford went down with an injury. “When we heard that she’d be interested in transferring, we were really excited about bringing her onto our squad,” said Kari Hoffman, Cedarville’s women’s basketball coach. Bennett played basketball at Cincinnati Christian University last ...