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Willow Gets 1,000th Kill in Lady Jackets Volleyball Sweep

by Abigail Hintz For a while, it didn't feel Cedarville volleyball was ever going to get their season rolling after they were forced to move then drop out of their first home tournament due to COVID-19 protocols. But after a long weekend away to start things out the Lady Jackets opened G-MAC play in their home opener on Friday night to a packed house in Callan with over 1,050 in attendance and with a big 3-0 win over the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers. The Jackets took each set by scores of 25-16, ...

Scarlett Johansson Lawsuit Exposes Disconnect in Movie Industry

By Josh McClain Hollywood legal battles don’t always bring industry-wide change, but this one just might. Actress Scarlett Johansson made waves in the movie industry on July 29 when she filed a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company over the release of her feature movie “Black Widow,” as first reported by the Wall Street Journal. Johansson claimed that Disney violated the terms of her contract by releasing the film in theaters and on Disney+ at the same time, thereby limiting the ...

The Afghanistan Dilemma

by Maggie Walker  The date Oct. 7, 2001, does not tend to ring many bells in our collective national memory. This unassuming date, however, marked the beginning of the war in Afghanistan. Recently the issue has bubbled to the top of headlines and grabbed national attention as America’s longest war has ended.  To understand context, the country of Afghanistan itself was at war before American involvement. Dr. Glen Duerr, Associate Professor of International Studies, said, “Afghanistan ...

One Wheel Enough for Cedarville Unicycle Gang

Story by Abigail Hintz; Video by Ben Deeter Unicyclists and bicyclists don’t get along. That’s something I learned from the Unicycle Gang at Cedarville University. But unicyclists are cooler. Just ask Jake Fuhrer and the rest of the gang.  When Fuhrer first met Matthew Peel, the leader and founder of the Unicycle Gang, Peel was riding a bicycle. Fuhrer mistook him for one of the many bicyclists who want to be “cool like we are.” “When you say, ‘Like we are’ ...

Hintz, Miller win top awards in Society of Professional Journalists’ regional contest

Cedars sports and online editor Abigail Hintz won two first-place awards in the recently announced Society of Professional Journalists' regional Mark of Excellence Awards honoring collegiate journalists. Hintz won in feature writing for a story about student Laini Bergthold's experience after her family home was severely damaged by a tornado. Hintz won the sports writing category for a story about two Cedarville alums qualifying for the U.S. Olympic marathon trials. Former Cedars editor...

Cedars Wins Ohio’s Top College News Award for 9th Straight Year

Cedars recently won the Frank E. Deaner Award for Excellence in Collegiate Journalism for the ninth straight year in the Ohio News Media Association's annual contest. The Deaner Award goes to the student publication and website that accumulates the most points in the contest's 11 categories. Cedars was the winner in Division B, which consists of schools with enrollments under 10,000. Cedars accumulated 93 points by placing first in five categories, second in four categories and third in one ...

Tiffin Stifles Lady Jacket’s G-MAC Championship Hopes in Semis

by Abigail Hintz The No. 1 seed Lady Jackets (19-5) fell to the No. 5 Tiffin Dragons (15-8) in the semifinals of the G-MAC championship tournament 72-56. Whether or not it is the true end of Cedarville's dominant season will be determined in the coming days as the teams who have made it into the NCAA Division II tournament becomes clear. This was the third time the two teams had met this season. Cedarville took the first meeting in early January 79-65 while Tiffin took the second 83-70 in ...

Lady Jackets Headed To Final Four With Win Over Malone

by Abigail Hintz The No. 1 seed Lady Jackets (19-4) took down No. 8 Malone (9-12) in the first round of the G-MAC tournament 70-55 and now head to the semifinals this Friday. This was the third time the two teams had met this season, with Cedarville taking all three meetings. The Lady Jackets were led by sophomore Isabelle Bolender with 17 points and seven rebounds. Junior Allison Mader had a big night with 16 points and freshman Anne Wheeler had 12. Cedarville didn't have a great night ...

Walsh Spoils Senior Night For Lady Jackets In Heartbreaker

by Abigail Hintz The No. 24 Cedarville Lady Jackets (17-4) are now on their first-ever losing streak after a devastating 81-79 loss to the Walsh University Cavaliers (13-4) on senior night, honoring Ashlyn Huffman and Stevie Johnting. The Lady Jackets still sit at the top of the G-MAC, but with only one regular season game left compared to other teams who still have several, that could change. The last meeting between these two teams ended in favor of the Jackets 90-71. Cedarville was led ...

Big Third Quarter Wins It For Lady Jackets

by Abigail Hintz The No. 17 Cedarville Lady Jackets (17-2) took down the Trevecca University Trojans (3-4) 82-75 Thursday evening in the annual Play4Kay pink game for their second straight win after their 16-game win streak was snapped by Tiffin last week. Cedarville still sits comfortably at the top of the G-MAC standings and looks on track to host and win the G-MAC Championship this March. Trevecca put up a tough fight against the dominant Jackets, especially considering the Trojans had ...