Articles written by: Aaron McMann

Aaron is a Central Michigan Life alumnus. He has previously served as editor-in-chief, managing editor, university editor and sports editor.


CMU receiver Titus Davis returning for his senior season

Central Michigan receiver Titus Davis will return for his senior season in 2014, the school announced Tuesday. Davis, from Wheaton, Ill., met with the coaching staff on Monday to make the decision. In a release from the school, David said he […]
Football / Top Stories

No bowl game for Central Michigan

Although unsurprising, it’s official: Central Michigan will not be playing in a postseason bowl game. The 6-6 Chippewas were one of two bowl-eligible Mid-American Conference schools not to receive a bowl invite Sunday afternoon, a team spokesman confirmed. Toledo, which […]
Administration / Sports
Bob Heller

CMU associate athletic director Bob Heller named finalist for AD job at Tennessee-Martin

Central Michigan could soon be looking for another administrator in its athletics department. Bob Heller, associate athletic director for development, has been named a finalist for the open athletic director job at the University of Tennessee-Martin, the school announced on […]
Football / Top Stories

As the wheeling and dealing of bowl season begins, CMU remains optimistic

This week, after the conclusion of the regular season schedule, was a rollercoaster last season for head coach Dan Enos. His 6-6 Central Michigan football team was in a bowl game, he was told. Then they were out. Then they […]
Football / Top Stories

Central Michigan still out of the bowl picture, projections say

The Central Michigan football team did what it was supposed to do, winning three in a row to close the regular season bowl eligible. Now it waits. Like last year, the 6-6 Chippewas appear to be on the outside looking […]

CMU 68, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 64: Chips hang on for first road win of season

A three-pointer from sophomore forward Blake Hibbits with 13 seconds remaining gave the Central Michigan men’s basketball team its first road win of the season, a 68-64 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Tuesday night at the American Bank Center in […]
Featured / Football / Top Stories
Freshman quarterback Darrien Boone was arrested and charged with fraud after using a stolen credit card to purchase nearly $100 in gas and food, Nov. 1. (Courtesy/ CMU Athletic Communications)

Central Michigan QB Darrien Boone charged with stealing debit card to buy gas and fast food

Central Michigan quarterback Darrien Boone remains indefinitely suspended a day after he was arraigned in Isabella County District Court for using a stolen debit card to purchase nearly $90 in gas and food. Boone, 19, was charged Monday with one […]

Early bowl projections not looking favorable for Central Michigan

The Central Michigan football team remains one game away from bowl eligibility for a second straight season, but will they get to one? That remains up in the air, first with the Chippewas (5-6, 4-3 Mid-American Conference) needing a win […]
Football / Game Recaps / Multimedia / Top Stories
Senior linemen Jeremy Gainer bull rushes UMass' Tight end Brandon Howard during the first half of Saturdays game at Kellyshorts stadium. (Daytona Niles | Staff Photographer )

CMU 37, UMass 0: Chips blow out Minutemen, move game closer to bowl eligibility

Needing a win Saturday to remain in contention for bowl eligibility, the Central Michigan football team got it, and did so emphatically, with a 37-0 rout of Massachusetts before an announced crowd of 8,763 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. CMU (5-6, 4-3 […]
Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos paces back and forth along the Central Michigan sideline during the second half of an Oct. 6, 2012 game against Toledo at the Glass Bowl in Toledo, Ohio. (Andrew Kuhn/File Photo)

With UMass, Enos most concerned with tight end Rob Branchflower

Much like New Hampshire, UNLV and Toledo, the Massachusetts offense also features two quarterbacks. Leading up to Saturday’s game against the Minutemen (1 p.m., ESPN3), that’s not what Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos is necessarily worried about. “That tight […]

Changes, challenges pay off for the Central Michigan defense

What a difference 10 days make. After Central Michigan laid an egg on national television against Ball State, missing tackles left and right and allowing the Cardinals to drive down the field at-will, the Chippewas’ defense put together one of […]
Sports / Top Stories / University

Central Michigan signs athletic director Dave Heeke to new 4-year contract

Athletics director Dave Heeke over the summer, with a year remaining on his contract and his deputy out the door, said he had no intentions of leaving Central Michigan. He held true to his word Thursday, with University President George […]

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