Junior outside hitter Natalie Mitchem spikes the ball past Northern Kentucky's blockers in Worthen Arena Sept. 18. The Cardinals beat out Northern Kentucky in 5 sets in the final game of the double header. Jacy Bradley, DN
VOLLEYBALL

Mitchem leads Ball State past Toledo in 4 sets

 Ball State Women's Volleyball defeated Toledo in four sets on Oct. 19 at Worthen Arena. Both the Cardinals and the Rockets were sitting in the top three of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) West Division, but Ball State left the match in first place.  



Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam prepares for tip-off against Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodola during Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals June 2, 2019. The Warriors appeared in five consecutive NBA Finals from 2015 to 2019, earning three championships. Chensiyuan, Photo Courtesy 
BASKETBALL

Roundtable: Daily News Sports 2021-22 NBA predictions

As the National Basketball Association (NBA) begins its 75th regular season Oct. 19, our sports staff gave our predictions for this season. Each staff member predicted conference standings, player awards and the two teams who will represent each conference in the 2022 NBA Finals. 


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OPINION

The graduation parachute

 As students, we need to be aware of the possibility of the picture-perfect portraits of our futures falling apart, and we need to ask for the right instruction from our universities to combat that possibility. 




Nationals Park played host to the longest game in Major League Baseball history Oct. 4 2014. In Game 2 of the National League Division Series, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1. The Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers make up the remaining four teams in the 2021 MLB playoffs. Geoff Livingston
BASEBALL

Smedley: What it’ll take for each team to win the 2021 World Series

 Now that the Wild Card and Divisional rounds are over, and we have our final four teams for the Postseason Championship series, is there a real chance any team could win the World Series? This MLB Postseason is one of the most unpredictable times in sports. I truly believe that each and every one of the four teams in the running right now has a real shot at winning the World Series. The real question is how each team could bring home the 2021 World Series title.  


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Setting Goals as a College Student

Goal setting is a great skill to learn, and if you've never done it before, college is a great time to start. You have built-in units of time in terms of semesters and rising through a four-year program, as well as many concrete measures of success. Working within these parameters can help you shift to goals later where you have to create more scaffolding. The tips below can get you started.


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How to protect your eyes

The health of your eyes is one of the most important things you should be concerned about. If your eyes have poor health, you risk losing your sight or developing other related health problems. However, many people do not know that it only takes simple steps and health practices to protect your eyes. The following are some of the simple ways to protect your eyes.






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