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Basketball falls to Duke 86-60

Basketball falls to Duke 86-60

Greg Burghardt SALT LAKE CITY–– An underdog can only hold its role for so long. The basketball team has made its living defying odds and expectations. The team finally ran into an obstacle which it could not overcome Saturday, falling […]
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Softball opens MAC season

The softball team looks to start the MAC season with games at Miami and Ohio this weekend with a record of 7-7. Last season, the Chippewas lost the MAC season opener 5-4 to Ball State, before winning 23 consecutive games […]
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Baseball wins again on road

FRANKLIN, Ind. –– Junior David LeMieux went the distance in his first collegiate start as the Chippewas claimed a 2-1 non-league baseball win here Thursday over IPFW, 2-1. The right-hander from Muskegon Reeths-Puffer scattered eight hits while striking out eight […]
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Football begins drills

Head Coach Mike DeBord is going to find out this weekend what kind of football team he will have. Saturday, the Chippewas will begin their spring drills. DeBord is looking for three qualities in every player: consistency, toughness, and technique. […]
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Manciel outplays Korver; Central upsets BlueJays

Manciel outplays Korver; Central upsets BlueJays

Greg Burghardt SALT LAKE CITY –– Twenty-six point second half leads are supposed to be safe, aren’t they? In the case of the basketball team in its opening-round NCAA Tournament victory Thursday over No. 6-seeded Creighton, a 26-point lead proved […]
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Jay Smith sets the record straight

Over spring break, I sat down with men’s basketball Head Coach Jay Smith to reflect on the team’s amazing season. JW: What was the biggest disappointment of last year’s team? Why couldn’t you and the other coaches get through to […]
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Mester advances to third round of Nationals

Mester advances to third round of Nationals

Greg Burghardt Junior Jason Mester won two matches to move on to the third round in the championship bracket at the NCAA Championships Thursday. Junior Kevin Carr also won his first-round match in Kansas City, but lost in the second […]
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Gymnastics faces off with Eastern

Gymnastics faces off with Eastern

Greg Burghardt The last time the gymnastics team lost at home was in 2001to Eastern Michigan. Since the loss, the Chippewas have gone 9-0 at home. Saturday at Rose Arena, CMU hopes to go undefeated in MAC play in its […]
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Wrestlers invade Kansas City

Wrestlers invade Kansas City

Greg Burghardt Junior Jason Mester is seeded fourth and is among seven CMU wrestlers competing at the NCAAs this weekend. Matches will get underway Thursday morning and the competition will run through Saturday at Kansas City’s Kemper Arena. “We expect […]
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Baseball plays in Fort Wayne

Is the glass half empty of half full? It all depends on how you look at the way the baseball team has played so far this season. While showing signs just short of perfection with pitching performances by Jeff Garner […]
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Basketball not only team with chance for title

Basketball not only team with chance for title

Greg Burghardt Talent is supposed to be rewarded. In a society where football and basketball are the prime sports, CMU’s campus proves to be no different. Students and fans should either support all 14 sports or only the teams that […]
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Field hockey opens spring season winless

Field hockey opens spring season winless

Chris McCarty The field hockey team opened its spring league on Saturday with two games against Michigan and Michigan State. In the first game against the Spartans, CMU dominated the stat column, but had problems getting past MSU’s goal keeper […]


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