Members of the Ball State baseball team watch their teammates on the feild from the dugout in the second game of Ball State's doubleheader against Eastern Michigan Mar. 14 at First Merchants Ballpark Complex.The Cardinals lost the first game of the day 4-2 but rallied for a nine run seventh inning in the second game, winning with a socre of 11-8. Eli Houser, DN
BASEBALL

First Ball State Baseball MAC Championship Tournament Game Postponed

Ball State Baseball's (38-17, 32-7 MAC) first Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship Tournament game against Ohio (29-22, 21-15 MAC) has been postponed in the bottom of the first inning as the Cardinals lead 1-0. The contest has been tentatively rescheduled for 10 a.m. May 26 at Ball Diamond at First Merchant's Ballpark Complex in Muncie, Indiana.



Baseball players huddle after the game against Bowling Green at the First Merchant Baseball Complex on March 19. Cardinals won 17-1. Jamie Howell, DN
BASEBALL

MAC Championship Tournament Preview: Ball State Baseball hopes to finish the job and earn first NCAA Regional bid since 2006

Ball State Baseball (38-17, 32-7 MAC) won the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Regular Season Championship, thus earning the right to host the MAC Championship Tournament. The winner of said tournament earns an automatic bid at the NCAA Regionals. The Cardinals are scheduled to face Ohio (29-22, 21-15 MAC) May 25 at 4 p.m. in their first game of the tournament. 




Ball State Daily News Photo and Visuals Editor Amber Pietz takes photos at a men's volleyball MIVA Quarterfinals April 16 at Worthen Arena. Pietz is a freshman photographic storytelling and journalism graphics major at Ball State. Jacy Bradley, DN
SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

A journal from a photojournalist: My first year

The more I shot sports, the more I seemed to find myself. When I came to college I felt lost. Not because I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life, but because I didn’t really know who I was anymore. I lost myself in high school and being at the Daily News helped me find my place and my people.


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VOLLEYBALL

Hawai'i wins second consecutive NCAA National Championship

364 days after winning the NCAA National Championship, Hawai'i Men's Volleyball (27-5, 7-3 BWC) is back on top of the collegiate game. The Rainbow Warriors are now consecutive champions and have appeared in three of the last four NCAA Tournament finals (no tournament held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic). 


Junior Amy Kaplan prepares for the ball to be served in a MAC Championship doubles match against Toledo May 1 at Cardinal Creek Tennis Courts. Amber Pietz, DN
TENNIS

Women's Tennis exits NCAA Tournament in opening round

Ball State Women's Tennis (19-4, 8-2 MAC) traveled to Austin, Texas for the first-round NCAA Tournament against the University of Texas (21-4, 8-1 BIG12) May 6 as the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament Champions. The Longhorns swept the Cardinals in the doubles and singles matches to end Ball State's postseason run. 






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