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Coronavirus Causes G-MAC to Cancel Spring Athletics

by Abigail Hintz Sports around the world are coming to a standstill, and collegiate athletics are next in line. The G-MAC announced this morning that spring athletics would be cancelled as a result of the global pandemic, COVID-19 (coronavirus). The official statement is below. Updated official #GreatMidwest Statement regarding #Covid_19 https://t.co/2WRJDXriq4 pic.twitter.com/kgxNuRe2Rb— Great Midwest (@GreatMidwestAC) March 13, 2020 The announcement comes just two days after ...

Oilers Spoil Senior Night For Cedarville

By Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets (19-7, 12-5 G-MAC) suffered a second heartbreaking loss to Findlay (16-11, 12-5 G-MAC) 64-56 on Wednesday night which was Senior Night for the seniors. In the two team’s last meeting this season, Cedarville fell just 70-67. The result moved Findlay up to fourth in the G-MAC standings, while Cedarville remains at third.  Junior guard Stevie Johnting had a game she will likely remember for the rest of her career with a career-high 26 points, ...

Inside the Lives of Assistant Basketball Coaches

By Abigail Hintz The 2019-20 basketball season is in full swing, and that brings a lot of busyness to the lives of those involved in the program. The teams’ assistant coaches keep the teams running smoothly, by taking parts of the head coaches’ jobs off their plates so they can focus on the big picture. Patrick Bain came to his assistant coaching job at Cedarville after having an outstanding career playing for head men’s basketball coach Pat Estepp from 2014- 18. He joined the ...

SAAC Strives to Serve Community and Athletes

By Tim Miller The Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is comprised of two players from each varsity sport at Cedarville University. The committee’s 26 members communicate, with one voice, to the university, as well as to the NCAA and community members. Since the organization’s inception, it’s grown to take on new challenges and initiatives in order to better the lives of student-athletes themselves, as well as make an impact in the lives of those who are less fortunate. Senior ...

Impressive Fourth Quarter Takes Lady Jackets to Fifth Straight Win

By Abigail Hintz A late 18-point run took the Lady Jackets (16-5, 9-3 G-MAC) to 74-57 Saturday afternoon after playing neck-and-neck with Alderson Broaddus (6-15, 3-9 G-MAC) for the first three quarters. The Jackets remain in fourth place in the G-MAC with the win.  Head coach Kari Hoffman said, “You’ve got to give credit to Alderson Broaddus. They came in here and played us really tough. I was really proud of how we stayed with it. Their effort was there we just had a little lack of ...

Lady Jackets Remain Undefeated at Home With Pounding of Trevecca

By Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets (15-5, 8-3 G-MAC) played a fun game of basketball Thursday evening when they took down the Trevecca Trojans (7-13, 4-7 G-MAC) 77-41, ending their four-game winning streak. The Jackets are now on a four-game win streak; 9-0 at home in the midst of a five-game homestand. This was the two team’s second meeting, the first of which came in December and also ended in favor of the Jackets, 64-43. The Jackets were led by senior guard Abby Wolford ...

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 ...

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? ...