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Women’s basketball adds transfer student Harris

Women’s basketball adds transfer student Harris

Central Michigan University women’s basketball coach Sue Guevara will get the chance to coach Jasmine Harris after all. The team announced Thursday that Harris, a student from the University of Massachusetts, will transfer to CMU in the fall. Harris is […]
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Trowbridge signs with Orioles

Trowbridge signs with Orioles

Central Michigan University pitcher Matt Trowbridge and the Baltimore Orioles reached an agreement Tuesday night when Trowbridge signed with the club, ending his CMU baseball career early. Trowbridge – a junior and left-handed closer – became the third Chippewas pitcher […]
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Matt Trowbridge, a junior left-handed pitcher for CMU baseball, is in talks to sign with the Baltimore Orioles.

(Libby March | File Photo)

CMU baseball’s Trowbridge in talks with Baltimore Orioles

Nearly a week and a half after being selected in the 2014 Major League Baseball entry draft, Central Michigan University junior and left-handed pitcher Matt Trowbridge still has not decided if he wants to play big league ball or return […]
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Senior right handed pitcher Pat Kaminska throws a ball down the plate against Ball State Saturday afternoon. 

(Andrew Whitaker | File Photo)

Kaminska signs with Texas Rangers after going undrafted

Every pitcher who has ever picked up a baseball has struggled through a rough inning. Pat Kaminska is no different, and has tussled with a turbulent career defined by one word: Comeback. Kaminska was not picked during the 2014 Major […]
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Junior pitcher Jordan Foley delivers a pitch to the mound during a 2013 game against Bowling Green at Theunissen Stadium. Foley had been drafted to the New York Yankees and will forego his senior year.

(Victoria Zegler | File Photo)

CMU baseball’s Foley headed to sign with New York Yankees

  Central Michigan University’s top pitcher is potentially headed to baseball’s biggest stage and its most esteemed organization. Junior right-hand pitcher Jordan Foley will forgo his senior year to play Major League Baseball after being drafted Friday by the New […]
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Sophomore Zack Fields celebrates with the CMU baseball team following his home run Saturday at Theunissen Stadium. (Photo by Greg Cornwell)

CMU baseball heads to Avon, Ohio for MAC Tournament

Central Michigan University baseball posted one of the best Mid-American Conference records this season en route to a No. 2 overall seed in the weekend’s MAC Tournament in Avon, Ohio. However, each of the competing teams’ records have been wiped […]
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The Chippewas celebrate a run scored during the eighth inning of Tuesday's Clash at Comerica. (Photo by Greg Cornwell)

CMU baseball aiming to end season strong against rival WMU, secure No. 1 seed

As the Chippewas fight for a No. 1 overall seed in the Mid-American Conference Tournament next weekend, their rivals at Western Michigan University are aiming to secure one of the three final spots left. “It’s going to be a big […]
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Central Michigan baseball coach Steve Jaksa shakes hands with MSU baseball coach Jake Boss Jr. following the fourth annual "Clash at Comerica," Tuesday.  (Photo by Greg Cornwell)

CMU baseball wins first ‘Clash at Comerica,’ sweeps MSU

DETROIT — Despite Central Michigan University baseball’s outstanding all-time series against Michigan State University in 2014, the Spartans have been actively trying to take the spotlight away from the Chippewas by focusing on the fundamentals. Since 2009, CMU and MSU […]
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Sophomore pitcher Adam Aldred pitched six and one third innings Tuesday night during the annual Clash at Comerica between Central Michigan and Michigan State baseball. (Photo by Greg Cornwell)

CMU 7, MSU 4: Baseball completes season sweep on rainy night in Detroit

DETROIT — Central Michigan University baseball made things interesting against Michigan State University by keeping the game close at the fourth annual “Clash at Comerica.” Ultimately, an eighth inning fielding error by MSU’s shortstop Ryan Richardson let CMU take control […]
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Walks lead baseball to clinch home series against Toledo

University of Toledo used two pitchers in the first inning, giving Central Michigan University baseball the opportunity to score six runs on one hit in a 10-4 win over the Rockets, Sunday. Rockets starter Kyle Slacks walked five out of the seven […]
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The Chippewa dugout gestures towards the pitcher’s mound Saturday afternoon at Theunissen Stadium. The Chippewas defeated Buffalo in a doubleheader Saturday April 5, but lost Sunday. (File Photo | Greg Cornwel)

Baseball team using rituals to build camaraderie, successful results

The count is two balls and two strikes with two outs, when something catches the eye of CMU’s opposing pitcher. He sees 30 players, wielding a bow and arrow directly at him. This is one of the odd rituals the Central […]
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Former CMU football player turned MLB catcher enjoys new job as Toronto sports broadcaster

Former CMU football player turned MLB catcher enjoys new job as Toronto sports broadcaster

Joe Siddall entered his freshman year as a Chippewa in the summer of 1987 with one goal on his mind: He wanted to play as the football team’s starting quarterback. And while he never finished school or graduated – Siddall […]


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