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Cedarville Soccer Alumni Start Semi-Professional Club

by Josh Decker Starting a soccer club is not a simple task. Starting a soccer club as recent college graduates with limited resources, experience, and time is even harder, but that is exactly what a group of friends in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is doing. The name of the club is the West Michigan Bearings and it is branded as an elite amateur/semi-professional team. The club will begin play soon and is set to compete in the Midwest Premier League (MWPL) starting this summer. The ambitious ...

Men’s Soccer Preview: Jackets Selected Preseason No. 1 in G-MAC

by Josh Decker Coming off a successful 2019-2020 regular season, the Cedarville men’s soccer team is focused on improving and having continued success in the 2020-2021 campaign. The long-awaited start of the season is a welcome sight after the fall season was cancelled and pushed to the spring due to COVID-19. Cedarville finished last season with an overall record of 12-3-8, and a 9-3-2 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) finish that was good enough to secure third place in the ...

G-MAC Releases Spring Sports Schedules

by Josh Decker The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) released the schedules for three fall sports originally slated to play this semester. Men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball were all pushed to the spring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cedarville men’s soccer player Stephen Bailey noted the importance of the schedule release. “I think having dates set for the start of the spring season gives us a more concrete target to aim for and extra motivation to ...

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? ...

Cedarville, Ohio Valley Settle for 1-1 Draw

By Joshua Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets battled to a 1-1 draw Thursday night, rallying back from one goal down against the visiting Ohio Valley Fighting Scots. After falling behind 1-0 in the first half, and nearly conceding again before halftime, the Yellow Jackets were able to salvage a point following the conversion of a penalty kick in the second half. The first half was defined by Ohio Valley’s crisp passing and technical play. Cedarville, however, was unable to string ...

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 ...

Cedarville Men’s Soccer Drops Pivotal Senior Day Match

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Yellow Jackets were defeated by Ohio Dominican 2-1 on Tuesday evening. The game marked the end of the regular season, with Cedarville finishing 11-5-2 on the year. With the loss, Cedarville dropped out of first place in the conference. The Tiffin Dragons heed the first seed for the tournament, awarding them hosting rights in the semi-finals and finals. Both squads started out aggressive, garnering multiple scoring opportunities on both sides. But Ohio Domini...

CU Extends Unbeaten Streak With Inspired Win

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville men’s soccer team (9-4-2) snatched a win over Alderson Broaddus University (5-8-2) in a high-stakes G-MAC clash on Cystic Fibrosis night Saturday. The match ended 2-1 in favor of the Jackets, extending their unbeaten streak to seven and their win streak to three. But perhaps outshining the play on the pitch was 7-year-old Nicholas Grindstaff. Nicholas suffers from cystic fibrosis, and was the reason fans were asked for donations during the match. The ...

Yellow Jackets Overcome No. 6 OVU in Homecoming Thriller

by Tim Smith The Cedarville men's soccer team upset No. 6-ranked Ohio Valley Scots 1-0 on Saturday evening. The match was a big win for the team, as Ohio Valley sports a talented squad. However, their talent was not enough to out the Jackets. The game started with strong play, as both defenses stood tall and forced a 0-0 score into halftime. Possession appeared to be spread evenly, with both squads earning scoring opportunities and defensive wins. Coming out of halftime, the intensity ...

CU Men’s Soccer Wins on Late Chip

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville men’s soccer team pulled out a thrilling 1-0 win in their Saturday night match against Malone University. The G-MAC competition was played amidst remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon, which brought some tough conditions to the Athletes In Action Sports Complex. The Jackets came out with energy in the first half, with two chances and a corner kick in the first two minutes of play. Freshman Bryce Childers was active early in the match, creating several chances ...