After a wet weekend of baseball, Ball State fell to Miami 5-6 in the final matchup of the series Sunday afternoon.
The smell of cigarettes and cheap bar food cling to my clothes as I sip my flat diet coke while sitting in the middle of a sports bar somewhere in small-town Indiana on Sunday evening.
Cell Fleming rarely left her bedroom in 2014. Her once beautiful Muncie family home transformed into a trap house — no electricity, gas or running water. Scarce remains of food were all that filled the kitchen.
Ball State’s defense was too much for Middle Tennessee to handle, forcing 18 turnovers resulting in a whopping 26 points for the Cardinals.
Fighting is enjoyable for David Spikes — at least now it is. But homeless and alone just two years ago, fighting was his only option.
The Cardinals will have to do just that this weekend as they take on Sacred Heart on Friday and Harvard on Saturday.
In July 2016, a nervous, out of shape Michael Blair cautiously signed a waiver at the foot of a mountain in Wissler, Canada.
Ball State men’s volleyball surely doesn’t lack in the block department. With a wall of attackers including Matt Walsh and Anthony Lebryk, the Cardinals tallied 11 total team blocks — three more than Stanford.
It was an afternoon of miscues inside Worthen Arena on Saturday. The usually crisp-passing Ball State women’s basketball team coughed up 23 turnovers in a loss to Buffalo (13-3, MAC 4-1) 84-80.
The Cardinals will look to build on a 2-0 record when it hosts two powerhouse teams in No. 6 Brigham Young on Friday and Stanford on Saturday.