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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 […]
Gymnastics / Sports
Five CMU gymnasts named to Academic All-MAC team

Five CMU gymnasts named to Academic All-MAC team

Central Michigan University gymnastics helped solidify its standing as the best Mid-American Conference gymnastics team at the MAC Championships. With the appointment of five CMU gymnasts to the 2014 Gymnastics Academic All-MAC team on Monday, a handful of Chippewas can […]
Baseball / Sports / Top Stories
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 […]
Baseball / Sports / Top Stories
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 […]
Baseball / Sports
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 […]
Baseball / Sports

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 […]
Baseball / News / Sports
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 […]
Softball / Sports
Junior third baseman Trista Cox bats against Michigan Wednesday afternoon at Margo Yonker Stadium. The Chippewas lost, 11-0, to a nationally ranked Wolverine squad. (Greg Cornwell | Staff Photographer)

Trista Cox wrapping up phenomenal offensive season for CMU

Junior third baseman Trista Cox is close to finishing up a memorable season at the plate for Central Michigan softball. With four games remaining on the schedule, Cox is not showing any signs of slowing down.  Going into a double-header […]
Baseball / Sports
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 […]
Baseball / Sports
Baseball looks to Aldred to bounce back

Baseball looks to Aldred to bounce back

After a rough weekend for the Central Michigan baseball team, the men are looking to rebound on the road at Oakland today. The Chippewas were swept by Ball State at home last weekend, losing hold of their first-place conference standing which they […]
Softball / Sports
CMU Softball versus Detroit cancelled

CMU Softball versus Detroit cancelled

Softball’s game against Detroit today has been cancelled, according to a press release issued by the Central Michigan University athletics department. The non-conference game will not be rescheduled. Wednesday’s game was intended to serve as a makeup of a March […]
Baseball / Sports
Senior right handed pitcher Pat Kaminska throws a ball down the plate against Ball State Saturday afternoon. 

(Andrew Whitaker | File Photo)

Baseball bats wake up too little too late in Ball State series, CMU swept

It took Central Michigan’s baseball team 16 1/3 innings to score a run against Ball State during the team’s crucial home series this weekend. Losing its first series sweep of the season, the team fell Sunday, 5-3. Baseball also lost […]


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