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Willow Gets 1,000th Kill in Lady Jackets Volleyball Sweep

by Abigail Hintz For a while, it didn't feel Cedarville volleyball was ever going to get their season rolling after they were forced to move then drop out of their first home tournament due to COVID-19 protocols. But after a long weekend away to start things out the Lady Jackets opened G-MAC play in their home opener on Friday night to a packed house in Callan with over 1,050 in attendance and with a big 3-0 win over the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers. The Jackets took each set by scores of 25-16, ...

Lady Jackets Drop Tight Battle to No. 25 Lee

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville women’s soccer dropped a hard-fought match to No. 25 Lee University Saturday afternoon in their second home game of the season. The Jackets are now 0-2-1, still looking for their first win of the season while the Flames leave Cedarville unbeaten with their third straight win. Lee’s roster had full energy, even on the bench. Their sound drowned out the Jackets and their early aggression and energy paid off when they pulled out their first goal in just the 9th ...

Lady Jackets Tie Southern Indiana 0-0 in Home Opener

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Yellow Jackets settled for a point in Wednesday's home opener against the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles. The game proved to be an exciting one, but no goals would be scored by either squad ending the match in a draw. It was a solid result for the Jackets who were coming off of a 4-1 defeat to the University of Indianapolis last Thursday.  Defense defined the first half of the match. Both teams had plenty of opportunities to score, but the opposing defenses ...

Cedarville Opens Season With Overtime Thriller

by Abigail Hintz Mark Rowan made the difference for the Cedarville men's soccer team Saturday afternoon against Northwood University with a 107th-minute goal to put the Yellow Jackets up 2-1. The Jackets dominated possession for the entirety of the game, putting up 19 shots and eight on goal. Brett Faro was pleased with his team's performance, especially in the first half. "Really happy with the guys to not give in and find a way to get a result in the end," Faro said. "This early in the ...

Cedarville Alumna Grace Norman Takes Silver in Paralympic Triathalon

by Abigail Hintz Grace Norman made history in 2016 as the first female Paralympic gold medalist in the triathlon. Yesterday, the 23-year-old became a three-time Paralympic medalist when she took silver in the triathlon with a time of 1:05:27. “This has been a long time coming,” Norman said after the race. “I had a great race, start to finish. No regrets. I gave it my all. I’m overjoyed. It was an incredible day.” The Paralympic triathlon is broken down into several classifica...

Cedarville Men’s Basketball to Play University of Dayton

by Abigail Hintz For the third time in three seasons, Cedarville men's basketball is scheduled to go up against Division I University of Dayton Flyers in an exhibition game. The game is scheduled for Nov. 1 at UD Arena with tipoff at 7 p.m. The two teams last competed prior to the 2019-20 season in which Cedarville fell 93-60. They were scheduled to play last season as well, but it was cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols. Dayton is scheduled to open their regular season just eight days ...

Hoffman To Be Wright State’s New Head Coach

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville is losing a great. Head women's basketball coach Kari Hoffman has coached her last season for the Jackets and will now take her expertise to Division I Wright State University as head coach of their women's basketball program. This past season was Hoffman's fifth as the Lady Jackets' head coach, during which she built an incredibly successful program despite it being her first experience as a head coach. With an overall record of 106-38 and three G-MAC ...

CU Volleyball Brings Murphy Full Circle

The assistant volleyball coach came to know the Lord through the program. by Abigail Hintz Callie Murphy grew up going to church. She also grew up playing volleyball. And those were two separate things. No matter what. Until they weren’t. Murphy grew up in a competitive family. They were obsessed with athletics, and though they considered themselves to be a Christian home, athletics ultimately came first. It was okay to miss church as long as it was for sports. This created an ...

Volleyball Recap: Jackets Look Forward To Rising Squad

by Tim Smith A wise man once said, “There’s a first time for everything.” In 2021, that includes traversing a women’s volleyball season amidst a national pandemic. What started off on rocky and uncertain terms soon became a successful 9-4 season for the Cedarville women’s volleyball team, along with a deep run in the G-MAC tournament. It was unlike anything any of the coaches or players had experienced before. “I felt like the team navigated through the season well,” ...

Men’s Basketball Recap: Jackets Fall Just Short of G-MAC Championship

by Josh Decker The Yellow Jackets rounded out one of the most challenging seasons to date with an impressive tournament run that ended only after Cedarville fell in the 2020-2021 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) championship game. No. 6 Cedarville grinded out a thrilling 76-73 victory over No. 2 Findlay in the semifinals, but the Jackets’ championship hopes were dashed by a 77-59 loss to Malone in the final. Entering the year, the Yellow Jackets were picked second in the G-MAC ...