Moonlight Madness: Yellow Jacket Basketball is Back!
By: Maggie Fipps
“It comes but once a year on a foggy night in October,” the announcer rumbled in an ominous tone. The gymnasium quivered in excitement as Cedarville students readied themselves for the biggest show in town. Well, let’s be honest, the only show in town on a Friday night in the middle of October. Students holding candy apples and dressed in Halloween costumes from the Alt Night earlier gathered for the beginning of the Cedarville men's and women's basketball season.&n...
Cedarville Volleyball Upsets Ranked Hillsdale on Homecoming Weekend
By: Julia Swain
The Cedarville volleyball team swarmed the court as the final point of the fifth set was secured, earning them a 3-2 victory after a hard-fought match. Playing against Hillsdale College, which entered as the number 22 team in the country, Cedarville defied odds and was able to come out on top following a great team effort.
Key contributors included Cassi Shields (18 kills), Riley Hensley (15 kills), and Haley Koch (11 kills, 6 blocks).
Another large factor in the ...
Cedarville Women’s Cross Country Dominates Under the Lights
By: Alan Brads
Hundreds of women from across Ohio stand with bated breath, gazing at a man 50 yards away, illuminated only by portable stadium lights and the waning moon. The buzz of the crowd becomes a murmur, pierced by an occasional shout as anticipation mounts. The whistle blows, then silence. Time freezes, the runners are statues.
An eruption of cheers and the stampede of 334 runners from over 30 universities kick off the 2022 All-Ohio Intercollegiate cross-country champi...
Cedarville Volleyball Bounces Back Against Tiffin, Wins in 4 Sets
By Julia Swain
As the ball hit the floor, Cedarville players leaped and celebrated as their five-match losing streak ended in triumph. Coming into Tuesday night’s match against Tiffin, Cedarville looked to bounce back and win their first conference game. They did just that, winning in four sets and improving their record to 3-5.
One crucial aspect of the match was how the Lady Yellow Jackets responded to their losing streak. The team’s positive attitude was seemingly one ...
Cedarville Volleyball Team Struggles Against West Liberty, Loses In Four Sets
By Julia Swain
When Friday night’s match began, Cedarville already had a loss on the day against Seton Hill University and was 2-3 on the season overall. Struggles continued for the Lady Yellow Jackets as they dropped 3 of 4 sets to fall to West Liberty and drop to 2-4 on the year.
The crucial part of the match came in the fourth set, which was a struggle for the Lady Yellow Jackets due to a lack of communication on the floor and difficulty passing effectively. This allowed the ...
Cedarville Takes First Big Loss to No. 11 Ashland as Injuries Pile Up
by Abigail Hintz
Cedarville faced their biggest test on Saturday afternoon taking on G-MAC opponent No. 11 Ashland, but were unable to make it happen, falling 79-52 in their first big loss of the season. The Lady Jackets are now 4-2 on the season and 1-1 in the G-MAC.
The Jackets were led by senior Emily Chapman with 16 points and five rebounds. Sophomore Lydia Sweeney stepped up with 12 points and senior Allison Mader had a solid all-around performance with eight points and a team-high ...
Lady Jackets Top UIndy In Another Comeback Victory
by Abigail Hintz
Cedarville women's basketball rode four double-digit performances to a 75-64 comeback victory over a winless University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. It was a tale of two halves for the Jackets who came out sluggish and lacking energy before picking it up at halftime and winning the second half 46-26.
The Lady Jackets are now 3-1 on the season as they head into conference play after Thanksgiving break.
Head coach Jason Smith acknowledged the slow start but is seeing a ...
Volleyball Seniors Celebrate Last Game of the Season with a Win
by Carolina Zimbron
In the last game of her career, senior middle hitter Lauren Willow led Cedarville University volleyball to a 3-0 victory over Ohio Dominican Thursday night. The Lady Jackets won by scores of 26-25, 27-25, and 25-13 to end their 2021-2022 season with a win.
Junior libero Mallory Delamarter had three service aces and fourteen digs, and junior outside hitter Payton Krahn had eight kills and ten digs for Cedarville. Leading the team was senior outside hitter Liene Miller ...
Women’s Basketball Locked In Despite Season of Transition
by Tim Smith
For the Cedarville women’s basketball team, this offseason has been anything but dull between a coaching change, transfer players and incoming freshmen. But, none of that changes the fact that as a new season approaches the Lady Jackets are ready to achieve great success.
This will be the current team’s first year without Kari Hoffman, who is now the head coach of Wright State’s women’s basketball program. Hoffman was with the Lady Jackets from 2016-2021, during which ...
Lady Jackets Clinch No. 2 Seed in G-MAC Tournament
by Josh Decker
In a game of high stakes and G-MAC tournament implications, the Cedarville Lady Jackets secured a 1-0 victory over visiting Ohio Dominican on Tuesday night. Cedarville finishes the regular season with an 11-4-2 record, including a dominant 11-2-1 conference record.
With the win, the Lady Jackets jumped Findlay in the G-MAC regular season standings to finish in second place, earning a first-round bye in the upcoming tournament.
“Tonight’s win was a big one for us,’ ...