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Students, Teacher from Cedarville Not Returning to China Because of Coronavirus

by Michael Cleverley Cedarville University student Annie Yimiao won’t be going home to spend the summer with her family as she originally planned. China, where the coronavirus began, is her home. “If I want to go back, I can still go back, but because of the situation I don’t want to go back, because I might get infected,” Yimiao said. However, she said she’s glad that she, as well as her sister, who attends the University of Cincinnati, are in the U.S. and not with their ...

The Origins and Present Status of COVID-19

by Brianna Coffey Editor's note: Use the links below for updated numbers. The numbers in this story are as of March 16. The coronavirus began as a problem on the other side of the world. Now it is a global problem, one that has turned typical college students into online students, shut down large and small gatherings and changed everyone’s routine. As of March 16, the World Health Organization reports 168,000 confirmed cases and over 6,600 deaths associated with COVID-19. The World ...

Coronavirus Causes G-MAC to Cancel Spring Athletics

by Abigail Hintz Sports around the world are coming to a standstill, and collegiate athletics are next in line. The G-MAC announced this morning that spring athletics would be cancelled as a result of the global pandemic, COVID-19 (coronavirus). The official statement is below. Updated official #GreatMidwest Statement regarding #Covid_19 https://t.co/2WRJDXriq4 pic.twitter.com/kgxNuRe2Rb— Great Midwest (@GreatMidwestAC) March 13, 2020 The announcement comes just two days after ...

Team Effort Leads to Cedarville Win in NCCAA Midwest Regional Game

by Tim Miller Homecourt advantage will likely be a moot aspect of basketball for the coming weeks with the spread of the coronavirus. Luckily for the Cedarville Lady Jackets, they didn't need fans as they beat Roberts Wesleyan in an empty gym to open the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament on Wednesday evening, 92-62. The Lady Jackets took control of the game in the second half, blowing out Roberts Wesleyan 65-25 in the final 20 minutes. The game took place in front of zero ...

Cedarville University Suspends In-person Classes through March 27 Due to Coronavirus

by Tim Miller Cedarville University President Dr. Thomas White announced Wednesday that the university will suspend all in-person classes through the next two weeks due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Classes will continue to meet Wednesday. The suspension of in-person class meetings begins Thursday and runs through March 27. Classes will be administered online beginning Monday. Students have until Friday at 5 p.m. to move off campus for the break, Dr. White said. He said the ...

Preview: Lady Jackets Open NCCAA Regional Against Roberts Wesleyan

by Tim Miller After suffering a beatdown of a loss to fifth-seeded Malone in the opening round of the G-MAC Tournament on March 3, the Cedarville Lady Jackets have a chance to remove the bitter taste in their mouths. This evening, top-seeded Cedarville will open and host the NCCAA Midwest Regional against fourth-seeded Roberts Wesleyan. The game will take place in front of no spectators, as Cedarville has barred any fans from attending the tournament. Eight teams will advance to ...

Cedarville Forbids Fans at NCCAA Regional Tournament Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

by Tim Miller Cedarville University tonight announced the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament it is hosting tomorrow (and Thursday if necessary) will be played without fans in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. In an email sent to Cedarville University staff, faculty, and students, the athletic department revealed the decision was made in response to a recommendation made by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. While the university understands it may upset students and parents of players, ...

Buzzer-Beater Stifles Cedarville’s 20-Point Comeback

by Tim Miller "It's the lesson that everybody talks about and you always hate to learn. It's not the first shot that beats you, it's the second one." That's what head coach Pat Estepp said after the Cedarville Yellow Jackets (17-10, 12-5 G-MAC) suffered a heartbreaking loss to Findlay, falling 77-75 on Wednesday night. While the Yellow Jackets fought back from a 20-point deficit to cut the lead to zero, a Findlay buzzer-beater ended up counting after being reviewed, which handed the Yellow ...

Oilers Spoil Senior Night For Cedarville

By Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets (19-7, 12-5 G-MAC) suffered a second heartbreaking loss to Findlay (16-11, 12-5 G-MAC) 64-56 on Wednesday night which was Senior Night for the seniors. In the two team’s last meeting this season, Cedarville fell just 70-67. The result moved Findlay up to fourth in the G-MAC standings, while Cedarville remains at third.  Junior guard Stevie Johnting had a game she will likely remember for the rest of her career with a career-high 26 points, ...

Yellow Jackets Upset No. 22 Walsh to Gain Ground in G-MAC

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets avenged their Jan. 11 30-point loss to Walsh on Saturday evening, delivering an upset win to the Cavaliers to the tune of 74-64. Though the Yellow Jackets suffered a slow start and No. 22 Walsh enjoyed a furious finish, the bulk of the game was dominated by Cedarville. "That loss at Walsh kinda turned our season around," head coach Pat Estepp said after tonight's win. "It woke us up and made us realize we weren't as tough as we thought we were ...