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Wrestling goes 2-1 in New York, loses to Stanford at home in weekday dual

Wrestling goes 2-1 in New York, loses to Stanford at home in weekday dual

The wrestling team improved to 4-3 on the season after recording two wins at the Northeast Duals in Troy, N.Y. over the weekend against North Carolina and Sacred Heart. CMU: 9, Lehigh: 24 The first dual on Saturday was against […]
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Sophomore defensive end Louis Palmer sacks Miami University's quarterback Saturday afternoon at Yager Stadium. The Chippewas won 21-9. (Samantha Madar/Staff Photographer)

Lightning causes 49-minute game delay, players find ways to pass time

OXFORD, Ohio — With two offenses struggling to put points on the board, the fans watching the Central Michigan vs Miami (Ohio) game Saturday didn’t expect to see lightning strikes. But they did. In a literal sense. It struck in the […]
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Defense propels football to 21-9 win against Miami (Ohio)

Defense propels football to 21-9 win against Miami (Ohio)

OXFORD, Ohio — Defensive lineman Leterrius Walton pretended to spoon feed himself after his sack forced a three-and-out on Miami’s first offensive drive Saturday at Yager Stadium. Central Michigan was hungry for a win, and it got it because of […]
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Central Michigan's soccer team prepares themselves as a Western player takes a free kick on Friday afternoon at Bennett Field. (Morgan Taylor/Staff Photographer)

Soccer team suffers heartbreaking 1-0 loss to rival Western Michigan

Don’t jump onto the women’s soccer bandwagon just yet. The Chippewas got an all-too-familiar taste of bitter defeat when they lost a heartbreaking match to Mid-American Conference rival Western Michigan 1-0 on Friday. CMU (2-8-1) fell to 2-1 in conference play […]
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Hesperia resident Bill Spytma kneels on the ground, to illustrate that he is injured, during a Dagorhir gathering on Friday next to Finch Fieldhouse. (Daytona Niles/Staff Photographer)

A Knight’s Tale

  In Eryndor, loves are made, lives are lost and glory is for the taking. Chivalric knights whose swords dance with one another in the daylight, Roman phalanxes meticulously bashing into waves of barbarians, and archers slinging simmering arrows across […]
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Jax Anderson, guitarist and lead vocalist of Detroit-based band Flint Eastwood, engaged audience members by asking them to sing along for a few songs during their Saturday evening set at Hunter's Ale House.  (Katy Kildee/Assistant Photo Editor)

Midwest Fest finds a new home: Hunter’s Ale House stakes claim to 27 performances

Change is good, especially when it comes to the location of this year’s Midwest Fest. A three-day music festival hosted in Mount Pleasant, Midwest Fest attracts hundreds of students and residents to a venue to enjoy live music. Corey Densmore, […]
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Oktoberfest takes over downtown: Festival lifts Mount Pleasant residents’ spirits, mugs through song and drink

Oktoberfest takes over downtown: Festival lifts Mount Pleasant residents’ spirits, mugs through song and drink

Adam Failer came for the beer. And he found it. Beneath the tent, chatting with door men dressed in traditional German garbs, and weaving in and out of meticulously swift bar maids, Failer got his brew and a bit more. […]
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Redshirt freshman Cooper Rush loses his helmet during a play late in the game Saturday afternoon at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. Toledo sacked Rush three times in the 38-17 loss. (Gregory Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Freshman mistakes cost Cooper Rush, CMU in Toledo loss

How bad was quarterback Cooper Rush’s day on Saturday? Central Michigan coach Dan Enos had to go back to his younger days, some 30 to 35 years ago, to try to explain Rush’s two interceptions. “I remember when I was […]
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Junior defender and forward Morgan Wilcoxon runs side-by-side with a Dayton defender for the ball Friday afternoon at CMU Soccer Complex. CMU lacked finishing capability and lost after Dayton scored a first half goal. (Gregory Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Soccer team loses to Dayton, heads into MAC play winless

For the first time in more than a decade, women’s soccer will head into Mid-American Conference play without a win on its regular-season record. The Chippewas (0-7-1) fell to the Dayton 1-0 in yet another closely contested match Friday night. “Today, we […]
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Sophomore infielder Chelsea DeLamielleure warms up for a doubleheader against Grand Valley State Sunday afternoon at Margo Jonker Stadium. (Gregory Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Softball takes both games in GVSU double header; stays perfect in fall exhibitions

Softball continued its winning ways during thefall exhibitions by beating Grand Valley State 3-0 and 2-0 in a doubleheader Sunday afternoon. The Chippewas had plenty of opportunities to score during both games, but were only able to capitalize on a […]
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Tuning up the band: CMU students bring melodies from across the globe to Mount Pleasant

Tuning up the band: CMU students bring melodies from across the globe to Mount Pleasant

When she first heard the bombastic Eastern-European folk music erupt from the stage at a local coffee shop, Melissa Bialecki was floored by the frenetic energy displayed by the 10-piece band. “It was raw and raunchy,” she said of the […]
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Zombie run a blood filled, brain-eating good time for participants

Zombie run a blood filled, brain-eating good time for participants

Hordes of zombies swarmed Mount Pleasant on Friday at the Zombie Run, an event geared to bring Central Michigan University students downtown. “We were trying to come up with an event to tell students downtown isn’t that far away,” said […]


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