Football 1/4/2023, 1:27pm

Steele commits to UCLA

After announcing his decision to enter the transfer portal Dec. 3, sophomore running back Carson Steele announced his commitment to UCLA via Twitter post Jan. 4. 

College Football Playoff 12/31/2022, 12:00pm

What the 12-team College Football Playoff would look like this season

According to, the six conference winners ranked highest by the committee will automatically make the playoff, with six more of the highest-ranked teams added (essentially at-large bids). The first-round games will be played throughout the week ending on Saturday, Dec 21. With the final rankings being released Dec. 4, the question has to be asked and with the CFP semifinals kicking off today, the question has to be asked: What would a 12-team playoff look like for this season based on the final rankings?

Women's Basketball 12/30/2022, 11:42pm

Cardinals win by 66 in final game before MAC season

Ball State Women's Basketball will finish its nonconference slate with double-digit wins after defeating Chicago State 119-53 at home Dec. 30. The Cardinals, now 10-3, put in a dominant performance against a winless (0-17) Cougar lineup that has only scored more than 70 points in a game twice this season. 

Men's Basketball 12/29/2022, 6:49am

Ball State defeats Chicago State in final matchup of 2022

On Wednesday night, the Ball State Men’s Basketball welcomed Chicago State to Worthen Arena in its last game in 2022. It would prove to be a close final nonconference game before the start of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) season in January. When the final buzzer screamed through the arena, the Cardinals would end the year on a high note, defeating the Cougars 70-63.

Men's Basktball 12/21/2022, 10:28pm

Defense holds out as Ball State defeats Georgia Southern at home

While most Ball State students hunkered down in their first week of winter break, the men’s basketball team took to the court in Worthen Arena against Georgia Southern. Defeating the Eagles 58-54 after a nervy first half, the Cardinals sit 8-4 with one game left before the Mid-American Conference (MAC) regular season begins with Toledo Jan. 3. 

Men's Basketball 12/17/2022, 7:18pm

Ball State leaves Inaugural Indy Classic with a win

A huge block leading to a big layup from Mickey Pearson. A smooth behind-the-back pass from Jarron Coleman for an easy layup. A steal and outlet pass leading to a slam. The Cardinals made big plays under the bright lights of Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Downtown Indianapolis Dec. 17 and left with their third win on the bounce.

Roller Derby 12/11/2022, 12:00am

Indiana defeats Kentucky at Delaware County Fairgrounds

The whistle blows. Skates screech on the floor. Two players with stars on their helmets attempt to push through the opposing team, ready to burst their way through a human-made wall. Shoulders shove, players use the back of their bodies to block aggressively, as one starred player forces their way past the others and lunges forward with momentum around the circle that acts as a field.

Men's Basketball 12/10/2022, 6:44pm

Offense flowing in Ball State Men's Basketball's win over Aces

Ball State fans flocked to Worthen Arena to watch their team take on the University of Evansville. If they were wanting an offensive presentation, then they went home happy. The Cardinals defeated the Aces 88-69. It was clear after the first half that the home team came to play.

Delaware County High School Boys Basketball 12/10/2022, 11:23am

Yorktown defeats Delta 49-39 in cross-county rivalry

One of the biggest rivalries in Delaware County took place on the court Dec. 9. Fans from both teams created an environment at Yorktown High School that gave the game an extra spark. “It was a great high school basketball atmosphere just like it should be,” Yorktown head coach Matt Moulton said. “Just a classic Delaware County basketball matchup.” In the end, the Yorktown Tigers defeated the Delta Eagles 49-39. 

Women's Basketball 12/9/2022, 12:10am

Ball State Women’s basketball team wins a “rock fight” against IUPUI

“We're a big game on their schedule,” head coach Brady Sallee said. “I mean, you know, an hour up the road, they want every bit of this and the chance to beat us and believe me when I tell you they’d enjoy winning if they do. Our kids had to make this a big game on our schedule that might be a little bit harder but that's not I'm not being disrespectful it's just a little bit different.” A Rock fight. What head coach Brady Sallee told his players before the game, and in the end, he was right. 

Women's Basketball 12/8/2022, 9:42pm

Four Takeaways from Ball State's 61-54 victory over IUPUI

On Dec. 8, Ball State Women's Basketball faced in-state school IUPUI. It was apparent in the first quarter that both teams had issues shooting the ball, and this proved to be a big part of the contest at Worthen Arena. In the end, the Cardinals defeated the visiting Jaguars 61-54. Even with the victory, the game was one that was filled with mistakes.