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Football looks to break five-game skid at Eastern

Junior runningback Terrence Jackson picked the right time to reemerge as CMU’s offensive centerpiece. It appears that the football team has regained its never-quit attitude. The Chippewas will need to utilize this mentality Saturday when it visits Eastern Michigan. But […]
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CMU has key advantages over EMU

Central Michigan Life Sports Writer Matt Schoch breaks down Saturday’s CMU/Eastern Michigan game: Quarterbacks: Junior Derrick Vickers has struggled recently, losing his last five starts. A youth movement, in the form of redshirt freshman Kent Smith, may be in order […]
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Volleyball drops three to Eastern

The volleyball team was swept Wednesday by preseason MAC favorite and in-state rival Eastern Michigan. The Chippewas are 9-15 overall this season, 5-6 in the Mid-American Conference. With the victory, Eastern improved to 20-5, 8-4 MAC. The scores for the […]
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Forwards Smith, Hunter ready to take care of business in senior seasons

When Ball State’s senior forward Theron Smith and Ohio’s senior forward Brandon Hunter finished the final games of their junior season last spring, each knew that it could have been their last game in the college ranks. Both had aspirations […]
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MCC’s William Harris verbally commits to play for men’s basketball in 2003-04

William (Steve) Harris became Macomb Community College’s leading shot blocker in just one season of play. The 6’8” forward will bring his defensive presence to Mount Pleasant next year. “He is a great defensive player and is still learning how […]
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IM Sports in Brief

IM Softball: Flashin’ Leather defeated Restless Desires 22-17 to win the competitive co-rec league. The Balls of Fight Club beat Northstar 22-9 in the finals of the men’s competitive league. The women’s competitive league title belongs to BAPs, who beat […]
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BG, Herd look to stay undefeated

The undefeated No. 18-ranked Bowling Green Falcons will play at Kent State, while Marshall senior quarterback Byron Leftwich looks to keep his Heisman Trophy hopes alive at Akron. Bowling Green (7-0, 4-0) at Kent State (3-5, 1-4), 2 p.m. BGSU […]
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McCrite: Volleyball’s libero specialist

The volleyball team is beginning to put things together as the team has won five of seven games, and Ali McCrite has helped to turn it around. “Ali is invaluable as far as our defense goes,” said Head Coach Elaine […]
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CMU earns 8th seed in tourney

The soccer team slipped into the MAC Tournament with a clutch win over Akron last Friday. Before the Chippewas face Miami in the first round next week, however, Central has one more game to play. CMU will host in-state rival […]
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Volleyball plays match at Eagles tonight

The volleyball team has a road match tonight against preseason MAC favorite and in-state rival Eastern Michigan. The Chippewas (9-14 overall, 5-5 Mid-American) are coming off a comeback victory in the fifth game against defending MAC champion Northern Illinois. “We’ll […]
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Men’s cross country looks for MAC Title

The men’s cross country team runs in Oxford Ohio this weekend for the MAC championships, wearing the underdog label. “Being the underdog is fun,” said sophomore Jake Flynn.“We’re pumped up for them. We’re going to give it our best shot […]
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Nelson’s return to challenge Lewis for playing time

Jon Nelson has returned to the CMU football team’s defense in a huge way. The sophomore safety from Lake Zurich, Ill., took advantage of a Darvin Lewis hamstring injury and intercepted a Byron Leftwich fourth quarter pass in the first […]


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