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Cedarville Men’s Basketball completes comeback against Malone

By: Maggie Fipps "We played a lineup I’ve never even put together in practice.” That’s not usually the phrase you want to hear from your head coach after a game. However, after the Cedarville men’s basketball team went down 12 points in the opening minutes of the first half, Head Coach Pat Estep knew he had to do something drastic.  “The lineup was all guards,” said Estep. “I was just trying to find five guys who could space them out.”  His out-of-the-box ...

Cedarville Women’s Basketball digs a deep hole early against Malone

By: Maggie Fipps Every coach adage, every cliche, sounds the same: ‘it doesn’t matter how you start, it matters how you finish.’ Sometimes, that finishing moment can erase the past. With 7 minutes left in the 4th quarter, senior guard Paige Garr glided around her defender, the ball lazily rolled into the net, and simultaneously the penalty whistle blew. Instantly, it seemed that the first three quarters of struggles would be washed away. The team gathered under the basket, certain ...

Yellow Jackets fall to nationally ranked Hillsdale in conference opener

By: Alan Brads The Cedarville men’s basketball team faltered at home for the first time on Thursday, December 1, in their conference opener. The undefeated Hillsdale Chargers entered Callan Athletic Center with a perfect 7-0 record, and a stellar performance from their bench carried the nationally ranked squad to their eighth straight victory by a margin of 72-60. Cedarville dominated the first few minutes of the game before fatigue set in and players came flying off the bench. ...

Cedarville Women’s Soccer Eliminated by Ferris State in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament

By: Maggie Fipps The snow was cleared, the slate was wiped clean, and the Cedarville women’s soccer team stepped onto the field with ice in their veins. However, the Ferris State Bulldogs prevailed, taking down Cedarville 3-1.  Ferris State literally kicked and screamed their way into this match, taking down Ashland on nine penalty kicks last week. Cedarville had an easier path, defeating McKendree 3-1. In the 25th minute, Ferris State’s leading scorer Isabella Zamborini ...

Cedarville’s Tough Defense Paves the Way for Season-Opening Win

By: Alan Brads It was a dream night for any team starting their basketball season. The Cedarville men’s basketball team obliterated the Truman State Bulldogs in their season opener on November 11. Intense, fiery defense coupled with an explosive offensive performance from junior Grant Whisman carried the Yellow Jackets to a 79-51 victory. Cedarville’s defense suffocated Truman State’s offense from the opening tip, snuffing out scoring chances through blocks and steals. The ...

Cedarville Women’s Soccer Loses G-MAC Championship Rematch vs. Ashland

By: Maggie Fipps 2-1 Just two numbers. November 13, 2022. Just one date. These simple numbers have been bulletin board material for the Cedarville women’s soccer team since the last GMAC Championship. In this rematch, they repeated their failures, losing to Ashland University 1-0. Teams have hopes and expectations, and of course, every coach would give you the cliché answer: “We only play to win.” But this team has played to its full potential, not losing a game ...

Cedarville Volleyball Shines on Senior Day, Win in 4 Sets

By: Julia Swain Cheers erupted from the crowd as the Cedarville volleyball team took down Trevecca Nazarene University, winning their second match in as many days. The Lady Yellow Jackets finished with a 3-1 win, winning the first set, dropping the second, and taking the last two to win the match.  The match began with a ceremony to honor the four seniors Riley Hensley, Payton Krahn, Mallory Delamater, and Hannah Willow. All four were escorted by family and friends onto the court ...

Women’s Soccer Team’s Offensive Onslaught Sends Yellow Jackets to Conference Final

They say defense wins championships, but an explosive offense worked just fine for Cedarville. The Lady Jackets’ defense has played historically well this year, and the conference semi-final was no exception. But the real action took place at the other end of the field. The Yellow Jacket attack scored six goals against the Findlay defense. Six different Cedarville players combined to produce the avalanche of goals: Megan McClish, Aleah Martone, Audrey Nelson, Payton Fraley, Taylor ...

Men’s Soccer Team Falls Short on Homecoming Weekend

By: Alan Brads The Cedarville University men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Tiffin Dragons on Saturday, October 1. A biting wind matched the cold, bitter mood of some 345 fans who came to watch the match on homecoming weekend. This marks the Yellow Jackets’ fourth loss in their last five matches, leaving the team at an even 5-5-1 on the year. The result threw the tightly knit conference standings into disarray as the Dragons shot all the way to third, while Cedarv...

Cedarville Volleyball Upsets Ranked Hillsdale on Homecoming Weekend

By: Julia Swain The Cedarville volleyball team swarmed the court as the final point of the fifth set was secured, earning them a 3-2 victory after a hard-fought match. Playing against Hillsdale College, which entered as the number 22 team in the country, Cedarville defied odds and was able to come out on top following a great team effort.  Key contributors included Cassi Shields (18 kills), Riley Hensley (15 kills), and Haley Koch (11 kills, 6 blocks). Another large factor in the ...