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Students celebrate at O’Kelly’s Sports Bar as they near the end of their semester Tuesday night.

Growing with Central Michigan: Charting the Hunter family’s success in Mount Pleasant

Carrying nothing but a brown paper bag holding his personal belongings, Dave Hunter came to Mount Pleasant in 1975, steadfast in his goal to own and operate a popular college bar. After working his way up from a dish washer, […]
Football / Sports / Top Stories
Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72) blocks Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger (99) in fourth quarter NFL action, Sunday, October 27, 2013, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won 23-17. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Different paths to the NFL lead to same result for Eric Fisher, Jahleel Addae

On Dec. 29, 2013, two men’s paths crossed in the backfield of Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. “Come to the trenches with the big boys,” said a towering 6-foot-7 Eric Fisher. “I’m never scared bro,” said hard-hitting safety Jahleel Addae. […]
Baseball / Sports
Junior catcher Tyler Huntey slides home to score against Buffalo on Sunday. The Chippewas won two games on Saturday, but could not complete the sweep against Buffalo, losing 11-3 Sunday. (Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Baseball scores early to beat Notre Dame 4-3 in night game

Central Michigan jumped on Notre Dame’s pitching staff in night game held in Kalamazoo on Wednesday night. The Chippewas scored one run each in the first and second innings and broke a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning to win […]
Football / Sports
Tight end Ben McCord looking to make an impact this season

Tight end Ben McCord looking to make an impact this season

The football went up into the sunlight as two players fought for position under it near the goal line. Both players reached up and caught it simultaneously, continuing the fight for the ball. Tight end Ben McCord broke away with possession and reached the […]
Baseball / Sports
Junior center-fielder Tyler Huntey bunts against Michigan State University Wednesday afternoon with the final score 7-5 Central Michigan. (Andrew Whitaker | Assistant Photo Editor)

Foley continues tear, Deeg bounces back during 2-1 Easter weekend

While it was Easter weekend for most students, the baseball team went to work at Northern Illinois. Central Michigan took two of three games from the Huskies to stay in first place of the Mid-American West Division. On Friday, junior Jordan Foley pitched for Central […]
Baseball / Sports
Central Michigan University baseball team won their game against Michigan State University Wednesday afternoon. The final score was 7-5.

Alex Borglin’s effort pushes CMU past MSU 7-5 in baseball

The swirling wind took the ball and carried it past the left field foul line. Central Michigan left fielder Alex Borglin came sprinting past the foul line, eyes up focused on the ball that was crashing back down. Borglin reached […]
Baseball / Sports
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Nick Deeg delivers a pitch in the first inning of the loss to Buffalo at Theunissen Stadium on Sunday. The Chippewas won the three game series despite dropping the final game.

Baseball takes series against Bowling Green despite being blown out in third game

Bowling Green came out swinging. And didn’t miss. Hit after hit, after hit. 18 total, with each player in Bowling Green’s line up collecting at least one hit a piece. After beating Bowling Green in the first two meetings, anything […]
Baseball / Sports
Nick Deeg knocked around in 11-3 beating, baseball’s first MAC loss

Nick Deeg knocked around in 11-3 beating, baseball’s first MAC loss

Central Michigan starting pitcher Nick Deeg never felt comfortable on the mound Sunday afternoon against Buffalo. He was lit up, hit after hit, run after run Sunday in CMU’s first Mid-American Conference loss to Buffalo, 11-3. Deeg pitched four innings, giving […]
Baseball / Sports
Junior catcher Tyler Huntey rounds third against Buffalo Saturday afternoon at Theunissen Stadium. The Chippewas defeated the Bulls and won the series two games to one. (Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Huntey collects five hits including a home run in double-header sweep over Buffalo

Tyler Huntey is sometimes forgotten about at the top of the Central Michigan baseball line up. He hits behind the “bash brothers” Nick and Logan Regnier who often get on base. And behind him is one of CMU’s most dangerous […]
Baseball / Sports
The Chippewa dugout gestures towards the pitcher's mound Saturday afternoon at Theunissen Stadium. The Chippewas defeated Buffalo in a doubleheader Saturday, but lost Sunday. (Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

CMU 6 Buffalo 3: Foley strikes out 10 in complete game win, CMU remains undefeated in the MAC

Junior pitcher Jordan Foley was rocked in the second inning against Buffalo. After giving up a double, Buffalo catcher Kyle Brennan blasted a two-run home run over the left field wall to put Buffalo up 3-0. Foley adjusted his hat, […]
Basketball / Sports

Freshman Nick Carlos transfers from Central Michigan basketball program

Freshman forward Nick Carlos will transfer from Central Michigan after one year with the men’s basketball program. The Missouri-native has committed to play at Lindenwood University, a Division II program in St. Charles, Mo. Carlos said being closer to home, […]
Baseball / Sports
Max Barth | Staff Photographer
Junior Outfileder Cody Leichman hits a homerun and drove in two runs in the 13-7 victory against the Madonna Crusaders on Tuesday at Theunissen Stadium.

Leichman’s long ball helps baseball defeat Madonna 13-7 for seventh straight win

“We want to win them all.” Head coach Steve Jaksa’s words echoed in the locker room after Central Michigan beat Madonna University for the team’s seventh straight victory Tuesday at Theunissen stadium. Central Michigan battled back after being down 6-1 […]


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