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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 […]
Softball / Sports
The teams high-five after the game on Wednesday at Margo Jonker Stadium (Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Softball suffers worst loss of the year to No. 3 Michigan

Wednesday can be summed up in one word for CMU softball: Cold. The Chippewas managed just three hits in their 11-0 five-inning loss to the third-ranked University of Michigan. The win was the 20th straight for a hot Michigan team, which […]
Sports
The Central Michigan Club Quidditch team traveled to Myrtle Beach, N. C. to compete in the World Cup. The Chippewas finished 4-2 in the tournament, finishing 19th of 80 teams from cross the country.
(Courtesy Photo | Amanda Shephard)

CMU Club Quidditch takes 19 of 80 teams at Quidditch World Cup

Editors note: This story has been updated to correct inaccuracies. Most sports originate from somewhere on planet Earth, but one club’s game comes from the imagination of J.K. Rowling. The Quidditch Club team bases its passion and athleticism on that imagination […]
Baseball / Sports
Nick Regnier, Junior from Novi, hits a ball into the dirt.    (File Photo | Max Barth)

Baseball looking to repeat against Michigan State, clinch series

Since 2009, Central Michigan and Michigan State have been playing a three-game series with each team hosting a game and one taking place at a neutral stadium. The Chippewas won the inaugural series, but haven’t won it since. They have a […]
Gymnastics / Sports
Senior Emily Heinz begins her beam routine in McGuirk Arena on Jan 17, 2014.(Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

Heinz, Noonan, Moraw look to become first All-Americans in program history

  Three Chippewa gymnasts will need to have a good Friday if they want their season to be alive Sunday. Senior Emily Heinz, junior Taylor Noonan and junior Halle Moraw will all be traveling to Birmingham, Ala. to participate in […]
Baseball / Sports
Max Barth/Staff Photographer
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 […]
Softball / Sports
Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer

Junior outfielder and pitcher Kristen Kuhlman throws a pitch to an Oakland Player at Margo Yonker Stadium on Wednesday.

Freshman Knapp benefits from experienced pitching staff

Central Michigan softball is 24-10 and has won seven straight games due to a talented pitching trio. Seniors Morgan Yuncker and Chelsea Sundberg and freshman Rachael Knapp each bring different strengths. Knapp leads the team with a 1.88 ERA. Sundberg […]
Gymnastics / Sports
Taryn Wattles / Staff Photographer 

Teammates congratulate Commerce junior Kylie Fagen after her performance on the uneven bars; a performance which earned her a tied first place win, scoring a 9.825.

Gymnastics expectations for 2015 at an all-time high

    A fifth-consecutive Mid-American Conference Championship. Three individuals advancing to the NCAA national championships. The 2014 gymnastics team might be the best team in program history and they’re just getting started. “I have to say that this is the most talented […]
Sports / Track & Field
Track and field seperates for weekend in Kentucky and Pennsylvania

Track and field seperates for weekend in Kentucky and Pennsylvania

Central Michigan track and field will be splitting its squad and competing in two different events this weekend. A portion of the team will be competing in the Hilltopper Relays on Friday and Saturday, hosted by Western Kentucky in Bowling […]
Baseball / Sports
Max Barth | Staff Photographer

Catcher Tyler Huntey  fields a late throw as a Buffalo player slides into home at Theunissen Stadium on March 6.

Baseball prepares for road trip, starting with Bowling Green on Friday

After dropping its previous game at home, baseball will be on the road for a three-game series against Bowling Green. In games against three Mid-American Conference opponents this season, the Chippewas are 8-1. The combination of good starting pitching and timely […]
Softball / Sports
Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer
Sophomore first baseman and catcher Katelyn Rentschler receive a thrown ball for an out against Oakland at Margo Jonker Stadium. The Chippewas defeated Oakland 6-5 and 5-1 in a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon.

Softball faces slate of tough conference games

Central Michigan softball packs up and heads east to attempt a sweep of Buffalo two years in a row. Last year, the Bulls fell to the Chippewas in both regular season games, with a final scores of 7-1 and 6-1. Buffalo […]
Sports / Student Life
URec officials face tough training, even tougher decisions

URec officials face tough training, even tougher decisions

Limited training and high expectations lead to a stressful, but worthwhile experience for University Recreation referees. A total of 175 students applied this year and about half were selected for face-to-face interviews. After the interviews were completed, rules are reviewed […]


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