A Divided League and a Divided Country
Analysis of the rising debate over race as NFL players kneel in protest
by Breanna Beers
On Sept. 17, six NFL players sat or knelt during the national anthem before the Sunday games. One week later, over 200 players joined the protests.
Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, first refused to stand during the August preseason to call attention to racial injustice and police brutality in America. Although a few of his teammates later joined him, the protests did ...
Lady Jackets Beat Urbana, Win Third Straight
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets (6-9, 4-1 G-MAC) disposed of the Urbana Blue Knights on Tuesday night via a sweep, giving the Lady Jackets their third straight win.
The Lady Jackets commanded the match, winning 26-24, 25-18 and 25-20. The Lady Jackets haven’t dropped a set since their home opener, winning nine straight sets. Cedarville head coach Doug Walters said the team is meshing at the right time for the home crowd.
“Playing at home is always a good thing,” Walters ...
Young Players Could Help Cedarville Men’s Soccer
by Joshua Woolverton
A new school year brings a new season for the Cedarville men’s soccer team. This year the team brings more maturity and experience to the table as they plan to win the G-MAC this year and improve on their 12-8-3 record from last year.
“We had a lot of young guys play a lot of minutes last year,” head coach Brett Faro said. “Now we have these guys back that are stronger and more experienced than last year.”
Faro expects his team to do all the little things ...
Lady Jackets Win Season Opener 4-0
By Joshua Woolverton
Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team defeated Saginaw Valley State in their home opener Thursday night 4-0 in an out of conference game. Junior Alyssa Maillefer led the way scoring two goals less than two minutes apart.
Cedarville head coach Jonathan Meade said the girls’ team came out to execute what they had trained for in this game.
“They came ready to play and they took care of business and I’m really proud of them for that,” Meade said.
One Game at a Time
Cedarville baseball won’t be looking ahead or behind as it hopes to compete for G-MAC title
by Josh Burris
Every pitch. Every inning. Every game. That is Cedarville baseball’s theme for this season.
Head coach Mike Manes said his team will be focusing on the opponent of the day and are not marking anybody on their calendars.
“We aren’t gonna look ahead, we aren’t gonna look behind,” Manes said. “Whoever is on the field that day, that’s our opponent.”
With new talent and ...
Striving For Perfection
by Tim Miller
Cedarville Lady Jackets head softball coach Wes Rowe said his 2017 team is the best he has had in his 10-year tenure at Cedarville.
The 2016 season ended just as it did in 2015 with a second-place finish in the G-MAC. The team concluded 2016 with a 28-31 record, including a 16-12 record in the G-MAC.
Coach Rowe said his team underachieved in 2016, but that the players improved as the year went on.
“We probably did not produce as well on the field as we were capable of ...
Jackets Get Stronger
The new Volt weight-lifting program has benefited Cedarville athletics
story by Josh Woolverton; video by Erica Zichi
Cedarville University has transitioned to a new lifting program for its athletic teams. The new program, Volt Athletics, helps athletes excel in their performance and allows Cedarville to remain compliant with NCAA regulations.
Volt Athletics emphasises user-friendliness while increasing performance through strengthening and lifting exercises. The Volt
program provides a ...
Jackets Ahead of Schedule
Coach Pat Estepp said he believes his men’s basketball team is further ahead in preseason than usual. He said there are two factors that contributed to the team’s preparation. The first was a successful team trip to Italy and the other was team bonding over the summer.
“Being over there (in Italy) and playing four games, getting to see everybody, and getting the team bonded a little early was huge for us,” Estepp said. “I think it really helped kickstart our preseason. We are ...
Shelton Seeks to Lead Volleyball On and Off Court
For most teams, the biggest goal for each season is to win as many games as possible. The leader of the team’s responsibility is to make sure that objective happens.
That is just not the case for Cedarville University’s volleyball team this season. Senior captain Abby Shelton knows that the wins and records are not eternal, but the souls of her teammates are.
“This season is about so much more than just volleyball,” Shelton said.
That is where it all starts for the Cedarville ...
Moonlight Madness 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Cedarville University's tradition, "Moonlight Madness", celebrated the beginning of basketball season Sat. Nov 5.