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Fauth Committed to Serving God Despite Physical Hardships

by Evan Kakuk On his path to becoming a Yellow Jacket, Caleb Fauth has had his fair share of hardships. The junior track athlete was prepared to throw javelin for Cedarville this spring during the outdoor track season. This opportunity was cut short for him. While devastating, this was not the first instance Fauth has experienced hardships related to his athletic career. In fact, if it weren’t for an accident that ended his baseball career, Fauth may have never come to Cedarville University ...

Yellow Jackets Rely On God With Seasons’ Futures Uncertain

by Tim Smith The first weekend of September is usually a time of excitement for Yellow Jackets sports fans. It is the weekend that marks the beginning of multiple fall sports, including women’s volleyball and men's and women’s soccer. But, this year, the gyms and fields are quiet. The stands are unfilled. Well, at least for now. Due to the COVID-19 virus, multiple fall sports at Cedarville have been pushed to the spring, including volleyball and soccer. And this is not exclusive to the ...

G-MAC Postpones 2020 Soccer and Volleyball Seasons

By Abigail Hintz The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) made the decision Monday morning to postpone the 2020 football, men's soccer, women's soccer and volleyball seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made based on the level of contact in given sports, as those that were postponed are considered high-contact. Other sports such as cross country, golf and tennis will be permitted to proceed as scheduled this fall. The implications the announcement will have on ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lady Jackets Snag a Well-Rounded Win Over Salem

By Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets move to 4-1 on the season after a solid 81-59 victory over the Salem University Tigers. Coming off of a big road victory over the University of Indianapolis, the Jackets looked comfortable at home in the non-conference matchup. Salem came into Wednesday’s game averaging 92.3 points per game, compared to Cedarville’s 74. Despite showing impressive numbers, they now have a record of 1-4 after being dominated by the Jackets. Cedarville was ...

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...