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G-MAC Releases Spring Sports Schedules

by Josh Decker The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) released the schedules for three fall sports originally slated to play this semester. Men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball were all pushed to the spring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cedarville men’s soccer player Stephen Bailey noted the importance of the schedule release. “I think having dates set for the start of the spring season gives us a more concrete target to aim for and extra motivation to ...

Ackley Leads Lady Jackets’ Cross-Country Season

by Evan Kakuk The Cedarville women’s cross-country season is in progress, and with it comes many athletes who have trained hard over an exceptionally long offseason and are excited to show off their progress. Among these athletes is Alayna Ackley.  Ackley, a junior Life Science Education major, has been one of the most prolific runners for the Yellow Jackets, finishing second or better for the team throughout this season. She was selected the G-MAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the ...

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 ...

Mader Arrives at Cedarville Due Only to Prayer

Sophomore never gave up on her dream to play for the Lady Jackets By Tim Miller Women’s basketball player Allison Mader had a fantasy from a young age to attend Cedarville University and play for the Lady Jackets. Growing up just 45 minutes from campus, she said she knew of the school and knew she wanted to be here. “That was always a dream of mine,” said Mader, a sophomore. “Cedarville was where I wanted to go from the very beginning.” But although her dream likely included a ...

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 ...

Lady Jackets Youth Lead the Way in 78-52 Win Over Ohio Valley

By Abigail HintzThe Lady Jackets (14-3, 7-3 G-MAC) began their four-game G-MAC homestand on Saturday night with a 78-52 win over the Ohio Valley Fighting Scots (2-13, 1-10 G-MAC). Head coach Kari Hoffman said, “We knew it would be a tough game. [Ohio Valley has] been in so many games that they’ve played in. They haven’t been on the winning side of many of them, but we knew they’d come in here and give us a good game and they did that. I was really pleased just with the overall team ...