By Heidie Raine
The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.
Sitting in the library, looking through the thick-paned glass of the upper-level windows, I am staring. I am squinting and watching and questioning all that passes below. This is what I see:
I see a boy with olive cargo pants and a faint mustache topple off his longboard, roll like a bowling ball and land in the frosted crunch of cold spring ...
A Day in the Cedarville’s Close Quarters Tactical Student Org
One of our writers Daine Halsey shows you what it’s like to spend a day with the CCQT (Cedarville Close Quarters Tactical) Org on Campus. Check it out and see if this is something you would want to get involved in. (Video production by Logan Davis)
Cedarville Earns First-Ever Bid to NCAA Division II Tournament
By Josh Decker
The Cedarville men’s basketball team has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time in school history.
“I am grateful to God for this opportunity and thrilled for our program,” head coach Pat Estepp said. “This group has put in the hard work and sacrifice to get to this point and they have a lot to be proud of.”
The 64-team field is divided into eight regions, with 23 spots determined by conference tournament ...
Yellow Jackets Come Up Short in G-MAC Championship
By Josh Decker
No. 6 seed Cedarville fell just short of a G-MAC conference championship for the second consecutive year on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 76-62 result to No. 1 Walsh.
Branden Maughmer and Kollin Van Horn each scored 12 points in the contest for the Yellow Jackets and Quinton Green chipped in 10. The Jackets’ offense was stagnant in the game and Cedarville was unable to contain the Cavaliers’ offense, which shot nearly 60 percent overall from the field.
Cedarville kept ...
Cedarville Ends Losing Streak with a Win over Trevecca
By Grace Mowery
The Cedarville women’s basketball team beat the Trevecca Trojans 76-70 on Saturday. The Jackets came into the game off two double-digit losses, one to Findlay and the other to Kentucky Wesleyan. They looked to rebound by playing a strong game and freshman Taylor Strock led the scoring with twenty points and nine rebounds. Her clutch play down the stretch helped seal the victory for the Jackets.
Junior Paige Garr opened the game with a three-point shot, and Cedarville built ...
Offense Sets the Tone as Cedarville Conquers Trevecca
By Josh Decker
The Yellow Jackets cruised to a 91-68 victory over visiting Trevecca on Saturday afternoon in the Jackets’ third straight win.
Cedarville continued its hot streak offensively as the defense stepped up and forced the Trojans to commit 20 turnovers. The Jackets improve to 13-8 overall this season and 9-5 in G-MAC competition.
Senior Conner TenHove poured in a season-high 24 points on 10-14 shooting from the field to lead Cedarville’s offense.
Isaiah Speelman was an effici...
Lady Jackets Beat Tiffin Dragons with Conference Playoff Implications
By Maggie Fipps
The Cedarville women’s basketball team narrowly won an important divisional game, beating the Tiffin Dragons 69-68. They improved their conference record to 6-4 in what may prove to be a crucial game as they attempt to advance to the GMAC tournament in March.
The Jackets slowly drifted through the first quarter, starting with losing the opening tipoff, and their first points didn’t come till four minutes in.
However, the tone changed in the second quarter when the team ...
Cedarville Takes First Big Loss to No. 11 Ashland as Injuries Pile Up
by Abigail Hintz
Cedarville faced their biggest test on Saturday afternoon taking on G-MAC opponent No. 11 Ashland, but were unable to make it happen, falling 79-52 in their first big loss of the season. The Lady Jackets are now 4-2 on the season and 1-1 in the G-MAC.
The Jackets were led by senior Emily Chapman with 16 points and five rebounds. Sophomore Lydia Sweeney stepped up with 12 points and senior Allison Mader had a solid all-around performance with eight points and a team-high ...
The Making of a Franchise: Why Some Succeed Where Others Fail
by Janie Walenda
It feels like everything is a franchise nowadays. Every movie sets up a sequel, and more often than not, it gets one. Few franchises, however, are truly successful. Most fizzle out thanks to underwhelming sequels that drag on far beyond where they should.
What about those few franchises that are both long-lasting and successful overall? What makes them succeed where so many fail?
First and foremost, the movies are usually connected. Though seemingly obvious, ...
Lady Jackets Top UIndy In Another Comeback Victory
by Abigail Hintz
Cedarville women's basketball rode four double-digit performances to a 75-64 comeback victory over a winless University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. It was a tale of two halves for the Jackets who came out sluggish and lacking energy before picking it up at halftime and winning the second half 46-26.
The Lady Jackets are now 3-1 on the season as they head into conference play after Thanksgiving break.
Head coach Jason Smith acknowledged the slow start but is seeing a ...