Zach Piatt


Pit stops, crew members play ‘crucial role’ in Indy 500 success

In the famous words of the “Cars” movie franchise’s Guido, “Pit stop.” While Guido’s sub-four-second pit stop was about eight seconds quicker than the fastest time in Friday’s IndyCar pit stop competition of 11.794 seconds, it doesn’t take away from the importance of each one.

Ask the drivers, IndyCar is 'like any other sport'

It's been eight years since then-Seattle Seahawks receiver Golden Tate shared his thoughts on how NASCAR drivers aren't athletes, but the debate remains prevalent today, even bleeding over into IndyCar.

Grand Prix shows racing fans ‘what IndyCar is all about’

INDIANAPOLIS — What Simon Pagenaud did Saturday to secure his third Grand Prix victory seemed all but impossible, and while his win may end up as a candidate for comeback of the year, not many people can say they were there to see it in person. 

Nicolas, freshmen step up to give Ball State Baseball sweep of Bowling Green

Coming into the series finale Sunday between Ball State (28-15, 12-4 MAC) and Bowling Green (13-26, 6-12 MAC), all signs pointed toward a high-scoring, back-and-forth game. By the end of the game, there were a total of three runs and eight hits as the Cardinals completed the sweep with a game-three score of 2-1.

Ball State Baseball in good place after loss to Indiana

Just 14 pitches into the game, sophomore Drey Jameson punched out Indiana’s (28-13, 9-3 Big 10) first three batters. It was a favorable start for Ball State (25-15, 9-4 MAC), especially after giving up four runs in the first inning of the Cardinals’ 14-3 loss to the Hoosiers just a week prior. Tuesday, despite ending in a 9-3 loss, was a bounce-back game for the Cardinals.

Ball State Baseball 'whooped' by Indiana in midweek game

Ball State (23-13, 7-3 MAC) came into Tuesday’s matchup with Indiana (25-12, 8-2 Big 10) with a perfect 9-0 record against in-state opponents. It was clear after the first inning of the Hoosiers’ 14-3 win they had no intentions of letting that streak get to 10.