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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 ...

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...

Frustrations High as Cedarville is Swept by Kentucky Wesleyan

By Abigail Hintz A scrappy Kentucky Wesleyan team took down the Cedarville Lady Jackets in straight sets with scores of 25-23, 25-10 and 25-15. The promise the Jackets showed in the first quickly fell to numerous errors and a lack of intensity. They now move to 14-9, with a record of 6-3 in the G-MAC, keeping them in fourth place. Cedarville was led by sophomore outside hitter Liene Miller, who came away with 14 kills and six digs. Sophomore outside hitter Sara Beste contributed six kills ...

Yellow Jackets Buzzing Heading Into New Season

By Tim Miller A Division I NCCAA National Championship is nice, but after achieving that feat last season, the Cedarville men’s basketball team wants more. The Yellow Jackets surpassed 20 wins for the first time since the 2012-13 season last year. Further, they lost just one key producer in Grant Zawadzki. Zawadzki, though he can’t contribute on the floor, will serve as an assistant coach this year for Cedarville. The ability to own almost a fully reloaded roster is something few ...

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." ...