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Lady Jackets Looking to New Identity

By Tim Miller Since taking over the Cedarville women’s basketball program three seasons ago, head coach Kari Hoffman has guided her team to an average of 22 wins. Hoffman and her squads have indulged in stability for three straight years, leading to little roster turnover, few different starting lineups employed, and consistency marked by contributors who had furnished the Lady Jackets with experience and leadership. This year, however, Cedarville launches into a new era, as every key ...

Yellow Jackets Finish Preseason With Loss to Dayton

By Tim Miller Senior guard Demond Parker implored his team to stay positive after a 93-60 loss to Dayton on Saturday. He told his team in the locker room that they won't face a better team than they faced over the past week, dropping exhibition games to Valparaiso, Ohio State, and now Dayton. "Our bodies are hurting," Parker said. "After banging against Big 10 and Atlantic 10 teams, we know it was great preparation, but we won't face another team like that for the rest of the year." ...

Cedarville Wipes Out Malone for 10th-Straight Win

by Tim Miller Regina Hochstetler scored 26 points and notched 1,000 in her career in a 83-62 win over Malone on Tuesday evening. The junior helped lead the Cedarville Lady Jackets (17-3, 12-2 G-MAC) to a wire-to-wire victory. “I’m feeling super blessed just to be surrounded by the coaches and teammates that I’m surrounded by at Cedarville,” Hochstetler said of the milestone. “They make it fun and easy and I couldn’t have done it without them. Hochstetler shot 8-13 and 4-6 ...

Cedarville Defeats OVU for Second Straight G-MAC Win

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville picked up its second straight G-MAC win on Saturday with an 85-74 victory over Ohio Valley. Coach Pat Estepp again adjusted the starting lineup, starting guards Demond Parker and Riley Matticks along with usual starters Patrick Bain, Grant Zawadzki and Conner TenHove. “This has been probably the most I’ve ever changed my starting lineup.” Estepp said. “Outside of Patrick and Grant, there hasn’t been a lot of consistency, so that’s probably been ...

Cedarville Comeback Falls Short Against Hillsdale

by Joshua Stevens The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (8-9, 3-7 GMAC) lost a hard-fought game to the Hillsdale Chargers on Saturday evening, 82-72. This loss marks the third straight for the Yellow Jackets, while the Chargers get their second straight win after beating Ohio Valley on Thursday. Senior guard Patrick Bain led the way for the Jackets with 22 points, six rebounds and four assists. Guards Kwenton Scott, Colton Linkous and Grant Zawadzki also put up double digits, but it was not enough ...

Balanced attack allows Lady Jackets to top Hillsdale

by Tim Miller Senior guard Kaitlyn Holm sent the Callan Athletic Center into a frenzy with a game-winning shot to lead the Cedarville Lady Jackets (13-3, 8-2 G-MAC) past the Hillsdale Chargers on Monday night, 80-75. Four Lady Jackets reached double digits in scoring and four players grabbed six or more rebounds. “We’re all just really proud of everybody,” head coach Kari Hoffman said. “It was just a complete team win.” Holm had 19 points on 7-12 shooting and hit the most ...

Yellow Jackets Clipped in Overtime

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (6-5, 1-3 G-MAC) lost a tight affair to the Findlay Oilers on Saturday evening in overtime, 79-78. The men’s team lost in overtime right after the women’s team lost in double overtime to Findlay. Head coach Pat Estepp said that even though the loss is tough to swallow, he was very encouraged by the team’s performance against one of the top teams in the region. “I couldn’t be prouder of our guys,” Estepp said. “That’s a gut-wre...

Cedarville Blows Out Shawnee State in Testy Affair

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (5-2) blew out the Shawnee State Bears on Saturday night by a final count of 106-80. Cedarville shot 63 percent from the field and 69 percent from behind the 3-point line in the game. Junior forward Joey Morlan broke out for a career-high 20 points on 6-8 shooting from behind the arc. Morlan said ending his slow start to the season tonight will give him confidence going forward. “It was nice to see a couple go down tonight,” Morlan said. ...