Junior outside linebacker Christian Albright (9) and redshirt junior inside linebacker Jay Thomas (6) line up against Toledo Oct. 19, 2019, at Scheumann Stadium. Ball State beat Toledo, 52-14. Jacob Musselman, DN

Ball State Football ready for 3-game stretch, bowl game

With Ball State just two wins away from bowl eligibility and temperatures in Muncie nearing single digits this week at practice, redshirt junior quarterback Drew Plitt has the Bahamas on his mind. As good as it feels to have the team’s first bowl birth since 2013 in sight, Plitt said, players’ eyes can’t get too wide. 

Ball State Women’s Volleyball players, Amber Seaman (11), Sydnee VanBeek (12), and Allison Hamaker (8), celebrate scoring a point in the third match against Austin Peay on September 20, 2019, at Worthen Arena. Ball State won 3-0. Jaden Whiteman, DN

Ball State Women's Volleyball starts road trip with win over Western Michigan

Ball State head coach Kelli Miller Phillips said the team’s road trip against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois was going to be the toughest of the season. Coming off of a two-game winning streak at home, the Cardinals conquered part one of this challenge, beating Western Michigan in four sets, as the offense set the tone to lead the Cardinals to a 3-1 victory.

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