Articles written by: Ryan Zuke

Basketball / Sports

Defense comes up big in win for men’s basketball

The Central Michigan men’s basketball team’s defense played a vital role in its 55-52 victory over Eastern Michigan Tuesday night at McGuirk Arena. The Chippewas out-rebounded their opponent for only the seventh time this season. They finished with 36 while […]

Trey Zeigler injures lower back jumping into Buffalo’s bench

The Central Michigan men’s basketball team’s leading scorer only played 15 minutes Wednesday night against Buffalo at McGuirk Arena. Sophomore Trey Zeigler injured his lower back trying to save the ball from going out-of-bounds at the 5:39 minute mark in […]

Wrestling travels to New York for National Duals

The competition will not get any easier for the Central Michigan wrestling team this weekend when it travels to Ithaca, New York. CMU (13-6, 4-1 Mid-American Conference) is in a six-team bracket with Cornell, Illinois, Oklahoma, Purdue and American, four […]
For the love of the game: Hockey team enjoys weekly games at Morey Courts

For the love of the game: Hockey team enjoys weekly games at Morey Courts

Most college students would be relaxing on their couches watching television or frantically studying for an exam the next day at 10 p.m. on a Monday night. Meanwhile, two students are preparing for their weekly hockey game. Inside the locker […]
Sports / Wrestling

Wrestling splits weekend on the East Coast

With the Central Michigan wrestling team trailing 18-14 to Old Dominion heading into the heavyweight match, senior Peter Sturgeon needed a major decision to tie the score or a technical fall/pin to win it. He was able to hold Old […]
Sports / Wrestling

Wrestling snaps three-match losing streak beating George Mason in Washington D.C.

The Central Michigan wrestling team ended its three-match losing streak after defeating George Mason 23-13 Saturday night in Washington D.C. CMU fell behind early 4-0, but responded with seven straight points.  Freshman Zach Horan earned a 12-4 major decision at […]
Sports / Wrestling
Craig Kelliher

Craig Kelliher’s wins vacated, Borrelli wasn’t aware of weight-class rule

Central Michigan wrestler Craig Kelliher was ruled ineligible to wrestle at 174-pounds for the remainder of the season. Although he has remained in compliance with the NCAA Wrestling Weight Loss Certification Plan guidelines, Kelliher’s competition in four matches at 174 […]
Sophmore 175-pounder Ben Bennett wrestles Maryland's Mike Letts Saturday at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Philaldelphia. Bennett lost to Letts 7-2 to finish in eighth place. (Andrew Kuhn/Staff Photographer)

Wrestling team can win the MAC title with win at Kent State Sunday

The Central Michigan wrestling team faces two ranked opponents this weekend with Sunday’s meet having the Mid-American Conference regular season title on the line. CMU will host No. 14 Lehigh at 7:30 p.m. Friday before traveling to No. 16 Kent […]
Multimedia / Wrestling
Redshirt Freshman Tyler Keselring wrestles Northern Illinois Univertiy's Rob Jillard Friday night at McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant. Keselring beat Jillard by a major decision of 12-1. (Andrew Kuhn/Staff Photographer)

WITH SLIDESHOW: Wrestling rolls over NIU Friday, falls in Ann Arbor Sunday

The Central Michigan wrestling team has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success this season. But in order to be labeled as one of the top teams in the nation, it must beat other top-quality opponents. CMU lost 23-14 against the […]
The CMU co-ed cheerleading squad celebrates after finishing 6th at Nationals.  (Courtesty Photo)

Coed cheer team finishes sixth in nation

The Central Michigan coed cheer team placed sixth at the College Cheerleading Championships Jan. 13-15 in Orlando, Fla. It was the highest the Chippewas have ever placed at nationals. “We are so proud, all of our hard work paid off,” […]

Wrestling team continues domination of Mid-American Conference

The Central Michigan wrestling team has won 70 of their last 73 Mid-American Conference duels dating back to the 1998-99 season. The Chippewas have also won at least a share of 12 of the past 13 MAC titles and 10 […]
Sports / Wrestling
Sophomore Joe Roth wrestles Northern Illinois University's Nick Smith in the 125 pound weight class Friday night at McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant. Roth beat Smith by a decision of 17-8, and the Chippewas beat the Huskies 24-9. (Andrew Kuhn/Staff Photographer)

Roth leads wrestling team to victory over NIU

Sophomore Joe Roth did what he has done for most of the season. He was the catalyst for another Central Michigan wrestling victory by earning the squad a 4-0 lead early over Northern Illinois the Chippewas won 24-9 in Mount […]

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