Lady Jackets Defend Home Court
The Cedarville University volleyball team was victorious over Trevecca Nazarene on Friday night in a conference rematch. The Jackets (20-13, 12-1) defeated the Trojans (15-14, 5-8) in three sets on Oct. 11in Nashville.
The Jackets slowly built their lead in the first set, dominating 25-16. The second set was back and forth, and after being tied 16 different times, the Jackets dropped the set 26-28.
The offensive attack was led by Amanda Bell with 16 kills, Abby Shelton with 12 and Hannah ...
Lady Jackets Dominate NCCAA Midwest Semi Final
The Lady Jackets swept Wednesday afternoon’s game against Oakland City 4-0 in the NCCAA Midwest Region Semi Final Game. The win puts Cedarville’s record at 15-6 and into the NCCAA Midwest Region Finals.
The Lady Jackets played strong, scoring two goals in the first half. The first goal was scored 19 minutes into the game by Junior Kristie Wolff, assisted by Freshman Grace Miorelli and Senior Ashlee Wilson. 4 minutes later Wilson assisted Sophomore Jacoby Ziegler to score the second goal of ...
Lady Jackets Rally for Overtime Victory
Cedarville's women’s basketball team won their first home game of the 2013-2014 season over Bellarmine University in a match that went into overtime.
The first ten minutes of the game were closely contested, but the visiting Knights began to pull away, taking a 9-point lead into the half.
The beginning of second half was not much different as the Knights continued to hit key shots and make easy buckets on the interior of the Jacket defense. With eight minutes remaining, the Jackets began ...
New Amish Bulk Foods Store Brings Variety to Cedarville
Decades have passed since Cedarville had a grocery store near the intersection of Routes 42 and 72. But now that resident Donna Hughes is in business, local options include everything from flour and sugar to apple butter barbecue sauce and wasabi mayonnaise.
Hughes recently opened Donna Jean’s Bulk Foods to sell products from several Amish food suppliers based in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Linda Curtis, who is managing the store, said she and Hughes will order bulk food products and break them ...
Dayton’s Immigration Plan Working
Dayton’s immigration-friendly initiative was recently recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for creating an environment that encourages sustainable jobs. The Welcome Dayton plan was adopted by Dayton in October 2011, making it the only Midwestern city attempting to draw more immigrants to become citizens, according to The New York Times.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce report, Enterprising Cities: A Force for American Prosperity, said Dayton’s plan focuses on creating an immigrant-fr...
The Birth of a Conference
In summer 2008, Cedarville commenced discussions to leave the NAIA for NCAA Division II. This idea carried plenty ofprayer and discussions, as Cedarville knew a long road was ahead, said Alan Geist, Cedarville’s athletic director.
The next five years was an extensive and laborious process, Geist said, but that put Cedarville in the position it is in today – as an active member of NCAA Division II and the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, or G-MAC.
Geist had a major role in moving the ...
Movie Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Eccleston
Chris Hemsworth returns as Thor in this action-packed and humor-filled sequel from Marvel. When a 5,000-year-old evil awakens from its dark slumber, not even Odin and the armies of Asgard are capable of stopping it. Thor must embark on a perilous journey that will take him to the darkest part of the nine realms in order to stop the certain destruction of the ...
What’s All The Buzz About?
The Cedarville Yellow Jacket mascot has changed throughout the years, but some traditions live on.
“It’s like the picture of Cedarville when you see the Yellow Jacket,” says cheerleading head coach Kristin Miller, who oversees the mascot, “and so that ties sports in with the great academic institution that it is.”
One change this year is that a new student is playing the Jacket. Miller announced in September that the previous year’s
Yellow Jacket had graduated and that a ...
Jackets Kick Season Off With Double Overtime Thriller
Friday night was the beginning of a new chapter for Coach Pat Estepp and his staff. Cedarville men’s basketball opened up its 2013-2014 campaign in the second Don Callan Classic against NCAA Division II St. Joseph’s College.
Much anticipation was in the air as seven new players began their careers. The student section was loud and energized. President Thomas White kicked off the season with an invocation.
The Jacket’s starting line included Austin Pickett and Jason Cuffee at the guard ...
Student Spotlight – Lesley Nash: Colonial Dancer
Senior Lesley Nash went from Yellowstone scenery to Ohio cornfields and found it hard to cope. So she taught colonial dancing.
Nash, a history education major, picked up this hobby during her time at Jackson Hole Bible College, a one-year Bible school near Jackson, Wyo.
“We were kind of in the middle of nowhere – tiny, tiny school,” Nash said. “Not much to do on nights when you’ve just finished a class.”
Nash said an alumnus who was also a professional dance caller in ...