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Rockets put CMU on the back burner

TOLEDO, Ohio –– Toledo scored 37 consecutive points as CMU’s road woes continued Saturday in a 44-17 rout. Central falls to 4-6 and 2-4 in MAC play. The team has dropped six of its last seven games. “Our offense did […]
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Freshman quarterback Smith, key to Chippewas future

It is ironic that the lone bright spot of CMU’s debacle at Toledo Saturday now produces its most difficult decision as the team looks to end the season a good note. Redshirt freshman quarterback Kent Smith’s impressive play toward the […]
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Brink digs the back row

The volleyball team is winding down its season, and senior Jennifer Brink is finishing a career. Brink, a transfer from Northwood, has only played this season for CMU, but she feels like she has been here all along. “This year […]
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Wallace’s three-pointer gives the Chippewas an 86-84 win

Senior guard J.R. Wallace hit a game-winning three-pointer to lift the basketball team to a dramatic 86-84 home exhibition victory over Lake Superior State Sunday. After LSSU’s Ben Dewar scored with 2.5 seconds left, the Lakers held a 84-83 lead. […]
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Reynolds fuels front row

Junior Melissa Reynolds brings intensity every time she steps on the court. “Her fire makes her perform better and when she is confident she brings a lot to the court,” said Head Coach Elaine Piha. The volleyball team has moved […]
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Volleyball hosts two matches

The volleyball team will host matches tonight and Saturday against in-state rival Western Michigan and Ball State, respectively. The Chippewas are coming off a come-from-behind victory against Oakland Tuesday. CMU defeated Western earlier this season in a five game match. […]
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CMU opens season at MSU

Select members of the wrestling team will compete as individuals in one of the nation’s oldest tournaments this weekend, Michigan State Open. Head Coach Tom Borrelli is using the meet as a chance to wrestle some of the athletes who […]
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U of M basketball team receives post-season ban for 2003

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan punished its men’s basketball program Thursday, imposing a postseason ban for 2003 and forfeiting all victories from six seasons because of a scandal involving a former booster. Michigan also will remove four banners from […]
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Rockets hold advantages against visiting Chippewas

Central Michigan Life Sports Writer Matt Schoch breaks down Saturday’s CMU/Toledo game: Quarterbacks: Junior Derrick Vickers got the game off against Eastern Michigan thanks to his running game. Toledo senior Brian Jones has 11 touchdowns and only 2 interceptions on […]
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Five freshmen make transition to college b-ball

About the only similarity that ties roommates Corey Hallett and Joe Carr together is that they are both freshman basketball players at CMU. Even that fact, however, goes undetected by the average Central student. “People will see us walking down […]
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CMU men have new outlook

Seniors Mike Manciel and J.R. Wallace have been through a lot during their basketball careers at CMU. The players have experienced everything from a MAC Championship in 2001, to an underachieving 2002 campaign. The two hope that there is one […]
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Kent State, Ball State MAC favorites for women’s season

Kent State is the favorite for the women’s basketball East Division title, while Ball State is the favorite in the West. The Chippewas were predicted to finish seventh in the West this season. They start their 2002-03 campaign against Siena […]


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