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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 […]
Baseball / Sports

Oliver drives in five RBIs, but errors and walks cost CMU in 14-8 loss to Oakland

Central Michigan baseball team took advantage of six Michigan State errors in their win Tuesday. Oakland took advantage of CMU’s six errors and 10 walks in their 14-8 victory Wednesday. Through the first four innings, freshman right-handed pitcherBlake Hibbitts struggled […]
Baseball / Sports

CMU beats MSU for first time since 2011

Two days after its Mid-American Conference eight-game winning streak was snapped, another eight-game streak for the baseball program was broken. Central Michigan traveled to East Lansing Tuesday and beat Michigan State, 10-1. It was the first win against the in-state […]
Gymnastics / Sports
Senior Emily Heinz talks with another gymnastics member February 16. 
(Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer)

Third place gymnastics to send three to NCAA national championships

When senior Emily Heinz’s balance beam score was displayed as a 9.85, gymnastics head coach Jerry Reighard was furious. “It’s a little ironic because when Emily Heinz dismounted, she just drilled her double back dismount and it was by far […]
Sports
Sports gambling: Breaking the bracket and the bank

Sports gambling: Breaking the bracket and the bank

To a gambling addict, the first filled-out bracket is just as detrimental as an alcoholic’s first drink. Every March, college basketball fans across the nation fill out their “perfect” brackets with the intention of yielding a big pay-day. Students are […]
Football / Sports
The Chippewas enter the field to face undefeated NIU Saturday afternoon at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. (File Photo | Gregory Cornwell)

Spring Football: Defense working to make smooth transition from lost personnel

There are two notable pieces missing: Last year’s captains Avery Cunningham and Shamari Benton. Benton was second team All-MAC and 2013 CMU Defensive Player of the Year. Cunningham started 43 consecutive games at safety and was the third-leading tackler last season. […]
Softball / Sports
The softball team huddles up before their winning game against Ohio at Margo Jonker Stadium on March 30, 2014. (Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

Softball completes sweep of EMU behind strong outing by Yuncker

Softball swept Eastern Michigan in its own house. After winning 9-7 on Saturday, the Chippewas defeated EMU 7-1 on Sunday. Senior pitcher Morgan Yuncker went the distance, giving up one earned run on three hits. She walked one EMU batter and struck […]
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 […]
Gymnastics
Senior Emily Heinz begins her beam routine in McGuirk Arena on Jan 17, 2014. (Morgan Taylor/Assistant Photo Editor)

Gymnastics take third in NCAA Regional Championship, second best in school history

This season isn’t done yet. No. 18 Central Michigan University gymnastics finished with its second-best NCAA regional championship finish in school history this weekend. The Chippewas finished third behind No. 6 Georgia and in-state rival No. 7 Michigan. “I am […]
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 Central Michigan baseball team celebrates after defeating Buffalo on Saturday. The Chippewas won two games of a three game series against Buffalo this weekend. (Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Foley throws a complete game after rough second inning in CMU baseball win

Jordan Foley was avoiding pitching coach Jeff Opalewski at all costs after a double play ended the eighth inning of Saturday’s 6-3 win against Buffalo. The ace of the pitching staff had thrown more than 100 pitches and did not want […]
Baseball / Sports / Top Stories
Kaminska pulled in 6-5 win during game two of baseball doubleheader

Kaminska pulled in 6-5 win during game two of baseball doubleheader

Senior right-handed pitcher Pat Kaminska was pulled after five and two thirds innings during Central Michigan’s 6-5 win in game two of Saturday’s doubleheader with Buffalo. Kaminska, who has been the team’s most consistent starter (5-1, 1.84 ERA), was looking […]


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