Junior pitcher Tyler Schweitzer pitches the ball in the first game of Ball State's double header against Eastern Michigan Mar. 13 at First Merchants Ballpark Complex. The Cardinals opened their Mid-American Conference season going winning both games against Eastern Michigan with scores of 2-1 and 6-4. Eli Houser, DN
BASEBALL

Still a firefighter: Ahead of likely being selected in the 2022 MLB Draft, Ball State Baseball pitcher Tyler Schweitzer reflects on going from reliever to MAC Pitcher of the Year

The 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft is scheduled for Sunday, July 17- Tuesday, July 19. Schweitzer, Ball State Baseball head coach Rich Maloney, Ball State Baseball pitching coach Larry Scully and anyone who followed Ball State Baseball during the 2022 season, knows the left-handed pitcher is almost certainly going to be drafted. 




Arizona's Bennedict Mathurin (0) reacts after a dunk during the second half against TCU in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Viejas Arena at San Diego State University on March 20, 2022, in San Diego. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/TNS)
BASKETBALL

SMEDLEY: 2022 NBA Draft Results: Indiana Pacers get their wing of the future with No. 6 pick

SMEDLEY: With the No. 6 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, the Indiana Pacers selected Bennedict Mathurin, who is an explosive athlete that showcases tremendous athletic ability that also shows a fiery passion for the game of basketball and should provide the Pacers with yet another scoring option and a player who has room to improve defensively, while not being a liability on that end either.


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TITLE IX

50 years of Title IX

June 23, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a federal civil rights law passed in the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or educational program that is given funding by the government. In the world of athletics, Title IX helped give female athletes equal opportunity in all educational-based athletics.








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