Articles written by: Emily Grove

Emily Grove is currently Metro Editor and a former Senior Reporter at Central Michigan Life.

Sophomore pitcher Jordan Foley throws a pitch during the game Feb. 4 against NIU at Theunissen Stadium. Central won 6-3. (File Photo by Taylor Ballek)

Baseball hopes to snap Eastern Michigan’s winning streak in weekend series

Baseball head coach Steve Jaksa said games against Eastern Michigan have always been competitive, and he expects this weekend to be no different. At 3:05 p.m. Friday, CMU will start a three-game series against EMU at Theunissen Stadium. “Eastern is […]

COLUMN: Find balance, learn, be happy

Four years ago, I came to college with the same mindset I think many students have — I’m about to rock this place. With everything organized perfectly, I moved into my residence hall and was ready to take on the […]
Mount Pleasant

$7,029 contract awarded to Kankakee Nursery Company for spring tree planting program

The City of Mount Pleasant will plant 111 trees as part of its yearly spring tree planting program. A contract with Kankakee Nursery Company of Aroma Park, Ill. for $7,029 was approved by city commissioners at Monday’s meeting. City Manager […]
Sophomore outfielder Nick Regnier swings at a pitch during Wednesdays Clash at Comerica Park against Michigan State University.  The game was suspended in the fifth inning with CMU down 1-0 due to weather conditions and will resume on May 14 at Theunissen Stadium. (File Photo by Victoria Zegler)

Lack of consistent hitting still a problem for baseball

A cold offense factored into the series loss the baseball team was handed by Toledo. “I can’t say we’re overly pleased with what we did at the plate this weekend,” head coach Steve Jaksa said. “We’d like a little more […]
Baseball / Top Stories
Junior pitcher Matt Trowbridge delivers a pitch against Northern Illinois on April 21, 2013 at Theunissen Stadium. (File Photo | Adam Niemi)

Baseball salvages a 2-1 win in three-game series at Toledo

Toledo soared against the Central Michigan baseball team in this weekend’s three-game series. CMU lost the first two games in the series but pulled out the win in the last game, 2-1. After an 11-0 defeat on Saturday, head coach […]
Junior infielder Noel Santos leaps up to catch a ball in attempt to tag out Michigan State outfielder Anthony Cheky as he slides into second base during the Clash at Comerica game Wednesday night at Comerica Park. The game was called off during the 5th inning due to weather conditions and is reschedule for May 14th at Theunissen Stadium. (Kaitlin Thoresen/Staff Photographer)

Baseball in Toledo for start of three-game series

A sweep this weekend against Toledo would put the baseball team at a .500 record. CMU will play the Rockets in a three-game series beginning at 3:05 p.m. Friday. The Chippewas hold a 16-19 record compared to the 12-23 record […]
Metro / Top Stories / University
Grand Haven junior Brittany Hild passes a sand bag to St. Clair Shores senior Marie Morgan as they try to prevent the water from rising into the foundation Thursday afternoon at the CMU One Room Schoolhouse. (Brooke Mayle/Assistant Photo Editor)

Flooding a concern on campus; city parks closed after heavy rains

The deluge of rain in Michigan the last two weeks has left some areas of Central Michigan University and Mount Pleasant under water. Steve Lawrence, associate vice president of Facilities Management at CMU, said flooding is a concern at this […]
On March 29, sophomore outfielder Nick Regnier safely makes it to first base on a base hit during the game against Bowling Green at Theunissen Stadium. (File Photo by Victoria Zegler)

Central Michigan baseball shuts out Calvin College 10-0

A nine-run third inning had the baseball team coasting to a 10-0 victory against Calvin College on Tuesday. “We put up a big inning to distance ourselves and get us a win going into tomorrow,” said head coach Steve Jaksa. […]

Baseball loses game two at Ball State on Saturday

Ball State’s Scott Baker pitched a complete game in Saturday’s 6-1 win against the Central Michigan baseball team. Although CMU won 19-2 in Friday’s game, the Chippewas dropped the second game, as Baker improved to 8-0 this season. A home […]

Baseball routes Ball State 19-2 on Friday

A big sixth inning helped the baseball team run away with Friday’s game against Ball State. The Chippewas defeated the Cardinals 19-2, using some offensive muscle combined with taking advantage of Ball State errors. While the home team scored a […]
Baseball / Sports
Senior infielder Jordan Adams looks to pick up where he left off last season after earning all Mac All-Tournament Team selection after batting .360 with three doubles and two home runs. Adams led the Chippewas with 16 doubles and tied for team lead with 22 extra-base hits during the 2012 season. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Jordan Adams brings senior leadership to youthful CMU baseball team

Jordan Adams does not like the word “pressure”. As one of five seniors on a 35-man roster, Adams knows what’s expected of him and has every intention of following through. There’s just something about pressure, a negative connotation, he said, […]
Sophomore outfielder Nick Reignier swings at bat during Fridays game against Northern Illinois at Theunissen Stadium. (File Photo by Taylor Ballek)

Baseball ready to face Oakland — and hoping the rain stops

A three-hour break in the rain today is what head baseball coach Steve Jaksa has his fingers crossed for. The team is scheduled to play Oakland at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at Theunissen Stadium, but Mother Nature might not have gotten […]

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