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 ...
Cedarville Volleyball Makes First National Tournament Appearance
For the first time in school history, the Cedarville Yellow Jacket volleyball team made an appearance in the NCAA Division II National Tournament.
Cedarville won the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) tournament to secure their bid in the national tournament. The number one seed yellow jackets started off with a 3-0 win over Malone in the second round after their first-round bye. Cedarville won the sets 25-14, 25-22, and 25-17. Abby Shelton lead the team with 18 kills and 11 digs and ...
Poor Shooting Leads to Cedarville Loss
The Cedarville Lady Jackets had their four-game winning streak snapped in a 58-39 loss to the Indianapolis Greyhounds on Saturday afternoon at home. The Lady Jackets shot just 22 percent from the floor, and struggled behind the arc, making just four of their 22 three point attempts.
Other than junior guard Regina Hochstetler, the Lady Jackets’ usual scorers failed to hit their usual mark. Hochstetler led the Lady Jackets in scoring with 17 points.
Breanne Watterworth (averaging 12.3 ...
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 ...
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 ...