Ball State volleyball resets after losing a point against Central Michigan Sept. 21 at Worthen Arena. The Cardinals won 3-0 against the Chippewas. Sami Farmer, DN

A ‘Red Out’ three-and-out

In just 1:28 on court Thursday night, the Cardinals quickly reversed their fortunes from last season. Ball State dismantled the Chippewas (6-7, 0-1 MAC) in a MAC-opening sweep (25-15, 25-21, 27-25).

Sophmore defender Sami Bird looks ahead for a pass during a game against Miami Sept. 21 at Briner Sports complex. Bird played a great hand at keeping the Redhawks from the goal. Andrew Berger, DN

Ball State defeats Miami 3-2 in MAC opener

Ball State opened their third home match of the season with defensive pressure against the Redhawks. That allowed senior forward Avery Fenchel to give the Cardinals the lead with a goal in the 11th minute. With the score from Klauss, the Cardinals took their first MAC win, defeating Miami (OH) 3-1.

Ball State sophomore Jasmine Driscoll watches her ball September 18 during the Brittany Kelly Classic at The Players Club. Zach Carter, DN.

Women’s Golf wins second annual Brittany Kelly Classic

The Ball State hosted event gets its name from the former Ball State alum Brittany Kelly who was a standout golfer for the Cardinals, a PGA professional, and a member of the U.S. Women’s PGA Cup Team in 2019. Brittany passed away in 2021 from ovarian cancer, but her memory still lives on in the hearts of the competitors who won the competition in her honor two years later. 

Wapahani sophomore Sophia Beeson Caroline Huntzinger thrws the ball September 18 during a match against Daleville at Daleville Junior/Senior High School. Zach Carter, DN.

Wapahani's Wells gets a win over her former team

Tonight it happened once more as she left the court to her screaming players in the locker room. There was one key difference. Wells traded in the black and gold for a black and red when she became Wapahani’s head coach during the offseason. Tonight's 3-2 Middle-eastern Conference win over Daleville was her first time back in the familiar gym. 

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 24: Anthony Richardson #5 of the Indianapolis Colts warms up against the Philadelphia Eagles during the preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field on August 24, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Colts defeated the Eagles 27-13. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

CARTER: Takeaways from Colts’ 31-20 win over Texans

I grew up in a family that rooted for the Colts after they packed up and fled Baltimore in the middle of the night in 1984 and moved to a city that was ruled by auto racing and basketball. But after drafting some guy named Peyton Manning and having some success, the Colts are now one of the staples of Indiana’s capital. 

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