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Former D-I Volleyball Coach Finds Way to CU

by Josh Stevens “Never stop learning. Never stop improving.” That’s the motto for new Cedarville women’s volleyball coach Greg Smith. Smith grew up in Rochester, Indiana, and had to learn volleyball through an unusual route. He first got into sports through his father, who coached basketball. His first knowledge of volleyball came from watching his high school girls’ team. He went to Westmont College in California to play tennis but had a desire for volleyball. “I picked ...

Close-Knit Yellow Jackets Expect Big 2018

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets baseball program hasn’t finished over .500 since the 2014 season. However, head coach Mike Manes expects the 2018 team to be one of the most solid he’s coached. “I’ve been coaching for a long time and I’ve never coached a team that’s worked harder than this one,” Manes said. “The work ethic is off the charts and if that’s any indication, they’re going to do really well.” Following a 17-30 2017 in which the Yellow Jackets ...

Cedarville Falls in Overtime Against Malone

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (10-10, 5-8 G-MAC) suffered a gut-wrenching loss to Malone on Tuesday night in overtime, 84-82. The loss drops Cedarville to ninth place in the conference, leaving them out of the G-MAC Conference Tournament at this point. Four players reached double figures in scoring for Cedarville. Those four combined for an 88 percent share in the Yellow Jackets’ scoring. Sophomore guard Colton Linkous scored 20 points to lead the Yellow Jackets. Freshman ...

Cedarville Wipes Out Malone for 10th-Straight Win

by Tim Miller Regina Hochstetler scored 26 points and notched 1,000 in her career in a 83-62 win over Malone on Tuesday evening. The junior helped lead the Cedarville Lady Jackets (17-3, 12-2 G-MAC) to a wire-to-wire victory. “I’m feeling super blessed just to be surrounded by the coaches and teammates that I’m surrounded by at Cedarville,” Hochstetler said of the milestone. “They make it fun and easy and I couldn’t have done it without them. Hochstetler shot 8-13 and 4-6 ...

Cedarville Defeats OVU for Second Straight G-MAC Win

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville picked up its second straight G-MAC win on Saturday with an 85-74 victory over Ohio Valley. Coach Pat Estepp again adjusted the starting lineup, starting guards Demond Parker and Riley Matticks along with usual starters Patrick Bain, Grant Zawadzki and Conner TenHove. “This has been probably the most I’ve ever changed my starting lineup.” Estepp said. “Outside of Patrick and Grant, there hasn’t been a lot of consistency, so that’s probably been ...

Lady Jackets Pour it on OVU for Eighth Straight Win

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (16-3, 11-2 G-MAC) thumped the Ohio Valley University Fighting Scots on Saturday afternoon, 96-64. The Lady Jackets never trailed in the game and kept their lead from the 5:39 mark in the first quarter to the end of the game. Junior guard Regina Hochstetler tickled the twine to the tune of 25 points. Hochstetler shot 10-14 from the field and 5-8 from behind the 3-point line. Junior guard Baylee Bennett and senior forward each piled in 14 points. ...

TenHove Does Double Duty With Yellow Jackets

by Tim Miller There are nearly eight million athletes competing in high school sports in the United States. Of that number, fewer than one percent get the opportunity to compete at the next level in the NCAA. The odds are slight that a devoted teen gets the chance to play in the NCAA, but Conner TenHove cares not about these numbers. TenHove, a 6-foot-7 freshman from Valparaiso, Indiana, is enjoying a productive season with the Cedarville University men’s basketball team. The forward ...

Lady Jackets Move Up G-MAC With Win Over Ursuline

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (14-3, 9-2 G-MAC) earned a huge road victory over the Ursuline Arrows (13-6, 10-3 G-MAC) on Saturday afternoon, 66-63. The win allowed the Lady Jackets to pass Ursuline in the conference standings, as Cedarville now sits at No. 2 in the G-MAC. Freshman guard Ashlyn Huffman attacked the basket with ferocity to lead the Lady Jackets in scoring with 18 points. Huffman also grabbed five rebounds and dished three assists. Junior guard Baylee Bennett ...

No. 22 Cedarville Deflated in Double Overtime Loss

by Tim Miller The No. 22 Cedarville Lady Jackets fell in a marathon of a game to the Findlay Oilers on Saturday afternoon, 92-83 in two overtimes. Junior guard Baylee Bennett reached a career high in points with 32 on 8-11 shooting from behind the arc. “I’m proud of Baylee for shooting very well,” head coach Kari Hoffman said. “She’s been in a slump so I’m proud of her for getting her confidence back.” Junior guard Regina Hochstetler added 15 points and senior guard Kaitlyn ...