Through its “Rooted in Community” project, Muncie secured the third-highest award in the state of Indiana, acquiring $2 million to put towards planting and sustaining trees.
Even after the tragic hardships they endured, the Bledsoe family was determined that wouldn’t be the end of Daryll’s run. So, they organized a memorial co-ed softball tournament in his honor, Dingers for Daryll.
Hoping to reshape the future of local workforce attraction and retention for Indiana counties, Ball State has launched a new student ambassador program to help students gain valuable insights to explore career opportunities within their local communities after graduation.
One shot from senior midfielder Emma Hilton to pull off an upset over Indiana University in a 3-2 shootout. Ball State (6-8, 2-3 MAC) remains at home for a prime conference matchup against Appalachian State (10-4, 4-1 MAC) for Senior Day Oct. 20 at 1 p.m.
Shawna Waters is in her second year with Second Harvest Food Bank. She applied after hearing about an inspiring program called “The Big Idea Initiative” and she now leads the effort that spans 44 schools across eight counties.
Ball State men's swim and dive participated in its first meet of the season Saturday, coming out on top over the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) winning 187-113 overall and taking first place in 12 of 16 races. The Cardinals continue their season next week at Purdue University for the Indiana Intercollegiates meet. In West Lafayette, the Ball State women's team will join the men and start their own campaign for the MAC championship.
While the Cardinals (1-6, 0-3 MAC) lost 13-6 to Toledo (6-1, 3-0 MAC), redshirt sophomore Kiael Kelly rushed for a career-high 98 yards in his first-ever start at quarterback. The Cardinals next have Central Michigan (4-3, 2-1 MAC) Oct. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in Muncie, Ind.
The Cooper Science Complex, Oct. 14 from 11:30 - 2:30 p.m., held a viewing party for the partial solar eclipse. Originally planned to span the Quad, weather conditions forced the event to be held indoors, with booths set up throughout the building.
Although today’s meet had a lot of competitors, head coach Adrian Wheatley said he saw good effort and great mindsets today and that the team has made major improvements since the season’s opener.