Men's Basketball 2/25/2023, 7:44pm

Cardinals fall to Eastern Michigan, lose second straight road game

Following what was arguably its biggest game of the season on Tuesday, Ball State (20-9, 11-5 MAC) traveled to Ypsilanti, Michigan to take on Eastern Michigan (8-21, 5-11 MAC). After taking a ten-point lead going into halftime, the Cardinals looked to be in control and poised to finish the game on top. It was in the second half when everything began to collapse. 

Men's Tennis 2/22/2023, 9:30pm

Cardinals continue winning ways, top Dayton 5-2

Ball State Men’s tennis is stringing together a winning streak as conference play nears. Wednesday was their fourth win in a row and it came against the Dayton Flyers (7-6, 0-0) in a dominating performance. Head coach Bill Richards put some players in different situations, as the lineups were shuffled around but the Cardinals (7-3, 0-0) didn’t miss a beat.

Men's Basketball 2/22/2023, 12:05am

Ball State tops conference leader at home, wins 82-70

Jarron Coleman with the rebound. He swings it to Jaylin Sellers up the court. Sellers pulls up for a 3-pointer… it’s good. The packed Worthen Arena roars with cheers as Kent State calls timeout. That moment was likely the most pivotal moment of the game for the Cardinals (20-8, 11-4 MAC), as they mounted a 16-5 run to start the second half to propel themselves to victory over the Kent State Golden Flashes (22-6, 12-3 MAC). 

Women's Tennis 2/19/2023, 5:46pm

Cardinals earn second sweep in as many days over Oakland

After sweeping Western Kentucky on Saturday, Ball State women’s tennis put together another unblemished performance against Oakland (0-4) on Sunday, winning 7-0. The Cardinals (6-2) used this weekend to get everyone on the roster involved. It was a common theme across both matches. On Saturday, second-year Ella Hazelbaker made her first start of the season at third doubles with fourth-year Amy Kaplan. Today, the pair moved up to the first doubles slot and picked up right where they left off, winning 6-3. a

Black History Month 2/19/2023, 10:00am

Field General: A history of Black quarterbacks

The NFL, founded in 1920, has a history of racism, whether blatant or subtle. Perhaps the most prevalent case has involved Black quarterbacks and the question of whether a Black man was capable of playing the position. Black quarterbacks have faced racism in the form of stereotypes such as the perception that they lack intelligence, dependability, composure, character or charisma and are unable to be “counted on” to lead their team. The reason this year's Super Bowl was such a big deal is that ever since the NFL began, Black quarterbacks have been disrespected and told they needed to stop playing the position they worked so hard for their entire athletic life because they couldn’t succeed. 

Delaware County High School Boys Basketball 2/19/2023, 12:32am

Wapahani defeats Yorktown for 20th win

The Wapahani Raiders have now defeated the Yorktown Tigers twice this season. The first time was in the county championship game. The second was Saturday’s regular season match at Yorktown high school where the Raiders won 54-46. 

Roller Derby 2/18/2023, 11:41pm

Cornfed Roller Derby All-Stars defeat Rockford Rage Roller Derby at home

The wheels of skates scratch the hard flooring of the Delaware County Fairgrounds Memorial Building. Whistles blow from the referees, often shouting things to the players. Bodies push, collide and fall abruptly to the ground with a sharp thud. The crowd cheers and grimaces. The Cornfed Roller Derby All-Stars played Rockford Rage Roller Derby on Feb. 18. Cornfed maintained a steady win against Rockford throughout the bout in a game of high-speed skating, shoving and scoring.

Women's Tennis 2/18/2023, 7:30pm

Cardinals collect sweep versus Western Kentucky

Saturday, the Ball State Women’s Tennis got a contribution from everyone. In a 7-0 sweep over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-3, 0-0), the Cardinals showed just how deep of a team they are.  

Men's Tennis 2/17/2023, 11:07pm

Ball State uses fast start to blow by Xavier

The Ball State Men’s tennis team capped off a successful week for the team on Friday, defeating the Xavier Musketeers 6-1. Coming into the match, the Cardinals (6-3) were fresh off road wins against Niagara on Sunday, and Purdue on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Musketeers (6-3) had won six of their last seven, including a 4-3 win over Cleveland State, a team Ball State lost to 1-6. 

Softball 2/17/2023, 2:00pm

Ball State’s 2023 Season is here and the Cardinals are "chomping at the bit"

Ball State Softball’s first two seasons under head coach Lacy Schurr’s direction have been two different stories. In her first season, the COVID-19 season, the Cardinals went 37-18. The team broke a handful of program records including the most Mid-American Conference (MAC) wins (31) and the longest MAC winning streak with 16 games. Ball State also broke multiple statistical records including the best batting average (.329) and on-base percentage (.415) for a single season.