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Yellow Jackets Conquer California PA 4-0

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Yellow Jackets earned their first notch in the win column on Saturday night, defeating the California (PA) Vulcans 4-0. After a disappointing start against Slippery Rock on Thursday, the Cedarville men looked like a different team against the Vulcans. Their passes were on target, their defense was formidable, and their offense was unstoppable.  The first half of play was defined by the Yellow Jackets' constant possession of the ball. Working the whole field, the ...

Jackets Volleyball Finishes Invite With Dramatic 3-2 Loss To Greyhounds

by Abigail Hintz Long volleys and scrappy play were the name of the game in Cedarville volleyball’s final game of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite in which they were handed a 3-2 loss to the University of Indianapolis. It was a hard fought battle by both teams with scores of 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 22-25 and 9-15. The Jackets now have a record of 1-2. Despite the loss, head coach Greg Smith said was happy with the performance and the weekend as a whole. “It showed a lot of who we ...

Cedarville Volleyball Swept Against Anderson

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets suffered a disappointing loss to the Anderson (SC) Trojans in front of a monster crowd on Friday night, losing 28-26, 25-18, and 25-20. Cedarville falls to 1-1 on the season after beating Northwood to open their season at the Cedarville University Invite. "Credit to Anderson, they're a very good team," head coach Greg Smith said after the loss. "They won the conference last year and they gave us a lot of troubles. They stepped up their game." S...

Cedarville Volleyball Sweeps Northwood In Home Opener

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville University volleyball team opened the 2019 season with a sweep over Northwood University on Saturday afternoon in their first match of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite. It was clearly a game of momentum, with scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-23. Head coach Greg Smith was impressed with the fight his team showed. “One of the things we really talked about was just having grit when we play and that really showed up today,” he said. “We were down in ...

Walk-off win makes winner of Jackets, Schleinitz

by Jacob Bentley The Cedarville baseball team split a doubleheader at home April 5 with Oakland City, winning the opener 6-5 on Logan Eby’s one-out walk-off double that scored Elijah Sanchez in the 12th inning. The Oaks scored twice in their final at-bat to win the second game 4-3. Sophomore Noah Schleinitz pitched the final 2 1/3 innings and struck out four to earn the win in the first game. After the game, Schleinitz talked about his performance, what he was thinking and his team’s goals ...

New Org at Cedarville University: A smash hit among students

by Keegan D’Alfonso A group of guys carry in a large, old-style television and a GameCube and start setting up on a desk in the classroom, which is quickly being converted into a gaming tournament field. A couple guys wave welcome before quickly returning to their friendly match of Super Smash Bros Melee on a separate GameCube setup. Across from them, another pair starts laughing as they face each other in a match of Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. It’s an hour ...

Cedarville softball looking to get on a roll in G-MAC play

by Jacob Bentley In sports and in life it is hard into a rhythm. It’s even harder to get back into one. Well, that’s what the Cedarville Lady Jackets softball team did March 23 with a 3-2 victory over Findlay in the second game of a doubleheader. The Lady Jackets started the season hot with seven victories in their first eight games. Not only that, but on March 13, the Lady Jackets were ranked the 19th best softball team in NCAA Division II. That’s the highest they have been ranked....

Yellow Jackets Win G-MAC Tournament Opener

by Tim Miller The No. 4 Cedarville Yellow Jackets returned to the G-MAC Tournament after a one-year hiatus and won 81-77 over No. 5 Ohio Dominican on Tuesday night. The Yellow Jackets led for the majority of the game, but didn't clearly have an advantage until the very end against the defending conference tournament champions. The Yellow Jackets were lethal from deep, sniping 62 percent of their shots from behind the arc. All five starters were in double figures for Cedarville. "Our ...

Cedarville Advances in G-MAC Tournament

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets looked to have their hands full after a difficult first quarter against Malone in the opening round of the 2019 G-MAC Tournament. However, a huge second quarter effort gave the Lady Jackets all they needed to pull away from Malone, winning 75-55. The Lady Jackets finish their season perfect at home, winning all 14 games inside Callan. The Lady Jackets were led by sophomore guard Ashlyn Huffman's career-high 25 points. Huffman also tied for a ...

Women’s Rugby: Competitive Camaraderie

by Shelby McGuire Freshmen roommates Brooke Twichell and Rachel Hershey were whisked over to a welcoming table of energetic women’s rugby players at the involvement fair this fall. Before they knew it, Hershey and Twichell were attending their first women's club rugby practice, making new friends, and signing waivers. Neither of them had any rugby experience or knowledge before joining the team, but that didn’t matter. At an interest meeting for the team last Tuesday, team president ...