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Moonlight Madness: Yellow Jacket Basketball is Back!

By: Maggie Fipps “It comes but once a year on a foggy night in October,” the announcer rumbled in an ominous tone. The gymnasium quivered in excitement as Cedarville students readied themselves for the biggest show in town. Well, let’s be honest, the only show in town on a Friday night in the middle of October. Students holding candy apples and dressed in Halloween costumes from the Alt Night earlier gathered for the beginning of the Cedarville men's and women's basketball season.&n...

Lady Jackets Drop Hard-Fought Battle with Walsh

By Alan Brads The Cedarville University women’s basketball team fell to conference foe Walsh 80-70 on Monday night, marking Walsh’s 11th consecutive win. The loss could prove to be costly  for Cedarville (13-9, 8-8). A Findlay victory over Hillsdale also on Monday night tied Cedarville with Findlay (9-11, 7-7) for sixth place in the G-MAC. Hillsdale (11-10, 8-7) sits in fourth place, which is the target to host a G-MAC quarterfinal game, but only lead Cedarville and Findlay by half a ...

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 ...

Lady Jackets Fall to the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers

By Maggie Fipps The Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers defeated the Cedarville women’s basketball team 57-45 on Thursday afternoon. Even though both teams came into the game with the same overall record, (12-7) Kentucky Wesleyan has played much better in-conference, (9-4) as compared to Cedarville, (7-7). The Panthers rank third in the G-MAC, guaranteed to make a spot in the 6-team playoff in March. Only fifteen seconds into the first quarter, the Panthers threw a quick pass into the paint for a ...

Cedarville Drops Tight Matchup Against Malone

By Josh Decker The Yellow Jackets fell to the current G-MAC leaders Malone by a score of 74-70 on Saturday afternoon. Cedarville led for 28 minutes against the Pioneers who are currently atop the G-MAC standings, but failed to finish the job. With the loss, Cedarville’s record now stands at 9-6 in the regular season, including 5-3 in the G-MAC. Senior Kollin VanHorn led the Jackets offensively, scoring 19 points and amassing the 1,000-point mark for his Cedarville career. Senior Branden ...

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 Fights Through COVID-19 to Defeat Malone

By Grace Mowrey The Cedarville Women’s Basketball Team Edges Out the Malone Pioneers 72-69. The Lady Jackets came into the game off a dominant, double-digit win against Lake Erie last Saturday, but they had since dealt with COVID-19 struggles that canceled their game on Thursday, January 13. “We didn’t really practice as a full team until Saturday morning,” head coach Jason Smith said. The Lady Jackets showed some rustiness on the offensive side of the ball but found a rhythm as ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cedarville Suffers First Loss of the Season in Overtime

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville University women's basketball lost their first game of the season in heartbreaking fashion Wednesday night with an 85-83 loss to Wayne State University in overtime. Both Wayne State and Cedarville came into the contest having won their first two games of the season, and the game reflected that with 20 lead changes. A big second quarter from junior Paige Garr and third quarter from senior Emily Chapman kept the Jackets in the game to be able to push it to overti...