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Lady Jackets Snag a Well-Rounded Win Over Salem

By Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets move to 4-1 on the season after a solid 81-59 victory over the Salem University Tigers. Coming off of a big road victory over the University of Indianapolis, the Jackets looked comfortable at home in the non-conference matchup. Salem came into Wednesday’s game averaging 92.3 points per game, compared to Cedarville’s 74. Despite showing impressive numbers, they now have a record of 1-4 after being dominated by the Jackets. Cedarville was ...

Yellow Jackets Struggle Defensively, Lose in Home Opener

by Tim Miller Cedarville men's basketball head coach Pat Estepp has said multiple times that this year's team is the best shooting squad he's ever had. Unfortunately for the Yellow Jackets, Grand Valley State was the best shooting team on the floor on Friday night, as they defeated Cedarville 86-75 in Cedarville's home opener at the Don Callan Classic. The Lakers shot 53.4% from the field and 46.7% from deep. Cedarville, now 2-2 on the young season, allowed 14 triples  Grand ...

Lady Jackets Win Tight Home Opener

by Tim Miller During the preseason, head coach Kari Hoffman said she expected her Cedarville Lady Jackets to struggle at times defensively and to possibly lose tight matchups early in the season. While suffering mentally incrementally during their home opener, Cedarville was able to edge Christian Brothers 76-71 on Saturday evening in the first close game of the Lady Jackets' young season. Senior guard Abby Wolford played like a true conference player of the year candidate with 25 points on ...

Cedarville Upsets Walsh on Senior Day Behind Miller’s 30 Kills

by Tim Miller After a deflating loss to Malone last night that projected them as a visiting team to open the G-MAC Tournament this Tuesday, the Cedarville Lady Jackets came back with fury to beat the Walsh Cavaliers in three sets on Saturday afternoon. The 3-0 win came on Senior Day for the Lady Jackets. Cedarville won the sets 25-20, 27-25, and 25-23 for the Lady Jackets' fifth sweep of the season. Head coach Greg Smith commended his seniors, who although haven't had a huge collect...

The Unsung Members of Cedarville Basketball

By Joshua Decker Every season, the Cedarville basketball teams suit up for their seasons with the players and coaches garnering the spotlight. However, one group rarely sees the spotlight. Nevertheless, it is a valuable part of the team: student assistants. Student assistants, SAs for short, are students who volunteer their time to help with the basketball team. Both the men’s and women’s team have a couple SAs to help in the 2019-20 season. Responsibilities for SAs include assignments ...

Back For More: 1 Senior Year Not Enough for Wolford

By Tim Miller Abby Wolford’s career didn’t end the way she wanted it to. She missed her final shot and didn’t score in the final quarter of a thrashing at the hands of Kentucky Wesleyan in a G-MAC semifinal a season ago. Before that final game, Wolford had suffered and recovered from two ACL tears that ended two of her seasons before they started. She also battled through countless other knicks, bruises and even a concussion to close her career at Cedarville. Even so, she nearly ...

Sara Olivarez: Glorifying God Through Injury

By Tim Smith On September 4, the Cedarville women’s soccer team took the field against West Virginia Wesleyan for the second game of the season. Sophomore Sara Olivarez started the match in the midfield for Cedarville, and she was ready to play her best. But late in the second half, Olivarez went down.  The problem was not evident right away, but something was wrong with her right leg. The expectations were optimistic that she would probably miss only two or three weeks of action. But ...

Lady Jackets Backward Sweep Trevecca in Nail-Biter

by Tim Miller Cedarville head coach Greg Smith said after last night's ugly loss to Kentucky Wesleyan, the Lady Jackets better come ready to play on Saturday. While it was in the third set before the Lady Jackets woke up, they knocked off Trevecca in five sets thanks to a backward sweep. Cedarville (15-9, 7-3 G-MAC) dropped the first two sets 25-18 and 25-14 before winning the final three 25-20, 25-13, and 15-11. "We knew coming back today that we needed to take care of business," Emily ...

Men’s Soccer Preparing For Strong Tournament Run

By Tim Smith As the soccer season draws to a close, the focus shifts onto the next challenge: the postseason. For the Cedarville men, the future is bright. The Yellow Jackets head into the last four games of the season with a record of 9-2-6 and 6-2-5 in conference play. The Cedarville men are also in third place in the G-MAC conference, behind only Ohio Valley and Lake Erie. The guys have high expectations around them, and they hope to live up to them. What has lead up to this point? ...

Lady Jackets Hopeful to Win G-MAC Tournament

By Abigail Hintz The 2019 Cedarville women’s soccer regular season is winding down, which means the excitement for the postseason tournament is growing. At the time this article was written, the team was 11-5 overall and 10-2 in the G-MAC. They are in second place in the G-MAC, which allows them to host their first tournament game. The Lady Jackets won 10 of their last 11 matches, including each of their final eight. Sophomore forward Aleah Martone said she is excited about the possibil...