month : 01/2021 10 results

Lady Jackets Improve to 9-1 in Second Meeting with Ohio Dominican

by Evan Kakuk The Lady Jackets defeated the Ohio Dominican University Panthers 93-63 Saturday afternoon, extending their win streak to nine. The win further secures Cedarville's position at the top of the G-MAC standings.  The Panthers handed Cedarville their only lost in the two teams’ first meeting in December, 95-92. However, while their first game against the Panthers was close, this game was a display of pure dominance by the Jackets with a 30-point victory. Junior Emily Chapman ...

Lady Jackets Cruise Past Hillsdale in Eighth Straight Win

by Josh Decker The Cedarville University Lady Jackets kept the winning streak alive by defeating the visiting Hillsdale Chargers 83-63 Thursday night at the Callan Athletic Center. The win was the Jackets' eighth straight, taking them to 8-1 and keeping them at the top of the G-MAC standings. Cedarville was rolling off of the momentum from their solid road victory over Kentucky Wesleyan that snapped the Panthers’ 37 home game winning streak. Both the Lady Jackets and the Chargers were ice ...

“Wonder Woman 1984” Review: Simply Entertaining

by Sam Acosta [Editor’s Note: The following review contains minor spoilers] “Wonder Woman 1984” is a film that entertained me throughout its duration but left me missing its predecessor. Despite the bright atmosphere and vibrancy that comes with the ‘80s setting, the film pales in comparison to its predecessor. While it lacks any glaring flaws and kept me engaged, there were many points throughout the movie where I wish there had been just a bit more substance.  In terms of ...

Seventh Episode Moves Slow but Packs a Big Punch – “The Believer” Review

by Hunter Johnson [Editor’s Note: The following contains minor spoilers for “The Mandalorian” Season 2, Episode 7] “The Mandalorian” soars in its second season’s penultimate episode, all thanks to none other than comedian Bill Burr. “The Believer” follows Djarin and company on their mission to rescue Grogu from the clutches of Moff Gideon, and there to help them do just that is mercenary Migs Mayfeld, with Bill Burr (“F is for Family,” “Breaking Bad”) returning as ...

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Review: The Cost of Pride and Ambition

by Sam Acosta [Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”] “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” an adaptation of August Wilson’s stage play, made me feel the emotion of almost every character and left me thinking about its themes long after I watched it. Director George C. Wolfe brings together an amazing cast, with every actor and actress playing their roles perfectly and making each character memorable.  However, this movie also left me ...

Family Matters Most – “Safety” Review

by Nick Ratliff Based on the true story of college football player Ray McElrathbey (Jay Reeves), “Safety” is a story of determination, persistence and the importance of family. The real-life Ray is an inspiring example of a student-athlete, and this film depicts this well. The film begins with Ray, a freshman attending Clemson University, being recruited as a safety to the Clemson football team, the Tigers. Early on, Ray struggles to balance his time between academics, sports, and his ...

Yellow Jackets Bounce Back With Win Against Trevecca

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets got back in the win column Thursday night with a 69-56 road victory against Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. Only two days after having one of their worst offensive games in years, the Yellow Jackets were able to rebound and capitalize on plenty of shot opportunities. In the first half, Cedarville got off to a hot offensive start. Quinton Green nailed the team’s first 3-point attempt of the night less than a minute into ...

“Mank” is a Tale of Politics, Corruption, and the Cathartic Power of Film

by Ben Hiett [Editor’s Note: This review contains spoilers for the Netflix film “Mank”] “Tell the story you know.” So says movie producer John Houseman to Herman J. Mankiewicz, the titular protagonist of David Fincher’s latest film “Mank.” Fincher has crafted an intricate, subtle masterpiece of filmmaking that only gets better upon rewatch (trust me, I watched it twice). However, the point of a review like this is to help you, the reader, determine whether this movie is one ...

Cedarville Comes Up Short Against Ohio Dominican

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets came up short on the road against Ohio Dominican on Tuesday night, falling to the Panthers 62-57 in overtime. The Yellow Jackets put up one of their worst shooting performances in years and were never able to establish control of the G-MAC matchup. In the first half, the Jackets only shot 36 percent from the field, and went into the half trailing 30-23. Cedarville, one of the best 3-point shooting teams in the G-MAC, was also 0-5 from deep in ...

Yellow Jackets Open 2021 With Victory Over Tiffin

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets started 2021 off with a convincing 101-77 win over Tiffin University in the Callan Athletic Center on Saturday. Junior Branden Maughmer starred for the Cedarville offense with his first triple-double of the season, scoring 20 points while adding 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The Yellow Jackets’ shots were falling early, and Cedarville jumped out to an early 17-8 lead over Tiffin. Cedarville’s scoring continued in the first half, and the ...