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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...

Lady Jackets Sweep Findlay, Extend Win Streak to Five

By Abigail Hintz The Lady Jackets volleyball team swept the Findlay University Oilers Friday night in their first home game in five weeks to extend their win streak to five games. The scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-17 were full of intensity and excitement from the team and their home crowd alike. The Jackets remain at the top of the G-MAC as they are unbeaten in the conference. The team was led once again by sophomore Liene Miller who contributed 17 kills and 15 digs. Junior Lauren Willow ...

Cedarville, Ohio Valley Settle for 1-1 Draw

By Joshua Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets battled to a 1-1 draw Thursday night, rallying back from one goal down against the visiting Ohio Valley Fighting Scots. After falling behind 1-0 in the first half, and nearly conceding again before halftime, the Yellow Jackets were able to salvage a point following the conversion of a penalty kick in the second half. The first half was defined by Ohio Valley’s crisp passing and technical play. Cedarville, however, was unable to string ...

Women’s Soccer Beats ODU 1-0 in Dramatic Overtime Victory

By Abigail Hintz The Lady Jackets opened their 2019 G-MAC season with an overtime 1-0 win over current G-MAC leaders Ohio Dominican University. Coming off of a similar 1-0 outcome over West Virginia Wesleyan, the Jackets move to 2-3 on the season with a 1-0 G-MAC record. Sophomore forward Aleah Martone scored the winning goal in the 99th minute on a penalty kick. Goalkeeper Allison Garlock had a busy night but kept the clean sheet, facing 13 shots and six on goal. Forward Olivia Hoffman led ...

Cedarville Volleyball Sweeps Northwood In Home Opener

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville University volleyball team opened the 2019 season with a sweep over Northwood University on Saturday afternoon in their first match of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite. It was clearly a game of momentum, with scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-23. Head coach Greg Smith was impressed with the fight his team showed. “One of the things we really talked about was just having grit when we play and that really showed up today,” he said. “We were down in ...

Bain Goes to East Asia for a Higher Purpose

USA Eagles ministers to others through basketball by Tim Miller For most basketball players, summer is a time for players to hone their craft and meticulously work on small parts of their game. Some do that through private workouts, while others join summer teams to get additional in-game experience. For Cedarville University senior guard Patrick Bain, part of his summer was spent both improving his game and working toward strengthening interpersonal relationships for a traveling basketb...