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Yellow Jackets Prepare for Biggest Week of the Season

By Tim Miller Sports are just a form of entertainment for us common folks, as we watch uncommon athletes dunk, run, dribble, and shoot better than we could ever dream. In the coming week, the Cedarville Yellow Jackets will take part in three games consecutively against top conference competition and post-season implications surrounding all three games. It's safe to say that Yellow Jackets fans are in for a treat. Sitting at third place in a competitive G-MAC, the Yellow Jackets (16-8, ...

Cedarville Pulls Away from Malone to Keep G-MAC Ceiling Tight

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets outsniped the Malone Pioneers in the second half on their way to a seventh-straight victory on Thursday evening, winning 74-58. Cedarville shot 67.7% from the field while Malone made just 33.3% of its shots in the second half. Sophomore guard Branden Maughmer scored 19 points to lead Cedarville. He also added four rebounds, four steals, and two assists. Sophomore center Kollin Van Horn accumulated 15 points on 7-11 shooting. Sophom...

Lady Jackets Suffer Tough Defeat to Malone, Lose Wolford to Injury

by Tim Miller There was no shortage of energy as the Callan Athletic Center rocked harder than it has all season for the Cedarville Lady Jackets on Thursday evening. Even with the buzz, Cedarville fell to Malone in a nail-biter, 81-74. The loss was Cedarville's first at home in 33 regular season games. The loss sent Cedarville (16-6, 9-4 G-MAC) back in the G-MAC standings. Entering the night, the two teams were separated by a game, but with the win, Malone gained two games of space from the ...

Cedarville Picks Up Another Win over Wilberforce

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets probably didn't need an entire week to prepare for Wilberforce. That's about all that can be said. The Yellow Jackets improved to 14-8 (9-3 G-MAC) in their 98-51 demolition of non-conference Wilberforce on Saturday night. The win was Cedarville's sixth in a row, as the Yellow Jackets are getting hot at the right time and prepare to move up in the conference. Sophomore forward Isaiah Speelman led the Yellow Jackets with 20 points. Senior ...

Inside the Lives of Assistant Basketball Coaches

By Abigail Hintz The 2019-20 basketball season is in full swing, and that brings a lot of busyness to the lives of those involved in the program. The teams’ assistant coaches keep the teams running smoothly, by taking parts of the head coaches’ jobs off their plates so they can focus on the big picture. Patrick Bain came to his assistant coaching job at Cedarville after having an outstanding career playing for head men’s basketball coach Pat Estepp from 2014- 18. He joined the ...

SAAC Strives to Serve Community and Athletes

By Tim Miller The Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is comprised of two players from each varsity sport at Cedarville University. The committee’s 26 members communicate, with one voice, to the university, as well as to the NCAA and community members. Since the organization’s inception, it’s grown to take on new challenges and initiatives in order to better the lives of student-athletes themselves, as well as make an impact in the lives of those who are less fortunate. Senior ...

Huge Second Half Leads Cedarville to Fifth Straight Win

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets used a 14-0 run in the second half to take control and ultimately beat Alderson Broaddus on Saturday afternoon, winning 82-63. The win allows Cedarville to continue to fight for top positioning in the G-MAC with a 13-8 record overall and an impressive 9-3 mark in the conference. The conference got tighter today, as Findlay upset Walsh, creating a three-way tie for first place in the conference. Sitting right behind with one more loss are the ...

Impressive Fourth Quarter Takes Lady Jackets to Fifth Straight Win

By Abigail Hintz A late 18-point run took the Lady Jackets (16-5, 9-3 G-MAC) to 74-57 Saturday afternoon after playing neck-and-neck with Alderson Broaddus (6-15, 3-9 G-MAC) for the first three quarters. The Jackets remain in fourth place in the G-MAC with the win.  Head coach Kari Hoffman said, “You’ve got to give credit to Alderson Broaddus. They came in here and played us really tough. I was really proud of how we stayed with it. Their effort was there we just had a little lack of ...

Red-Hot Yellow Jackets Win Fourth in a Row

by Tim Miller Basketball is said to be a game of runs. The Cedarville Yellow Jackets kindly disregarded this rule in a 93-67 deconstruction of Trevecca on Thursday night. Cedarville never trailed in the win and held a lead for all but the first 55 seconds of the contest. Sophomore forward Isaiah Speelman paced the Yellow Jackets in scoring with 20 points, hitting four of his five attempts from deep. The Hilliard, Ohio native also pull away five rebounds. Head coach Pat Estepp explained ...

Lady Jackets Remain Undefeated at Home With Pounding of Trevecca

By Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets (15-5, 8-3 G-MAC) played a fun game of basketball Thursday evening when they took down the Trevecca Trojans (7-13, 4-7 G-MAC) 77-41, ending their four-game winning streak. The Jackets are now on a four-game win streak; 9-0 at home in the midst of a five-game homestand. This was the two team’s second meeting, the first of which came in December and also ended in favor of the Jackets, 64-43. The Jackets were led by senior guard Abby Wolford ...