For just over three years, I refrained from singing the Ball State fight song at Scheumann Stadium — not because I wanted to, but because I needed to. Better yet, I chose to need to.
Ball State’s second drive of the day was a sign of things to come during Saturday’s contest with Central Michigan. The Cardinals rode that momentum and continued their bend-don’t-break mentality on offense to pull away with a 45-20 victory.
Jacquelyn Buckrop had a choice to make in 1989: her friend’s wedding or the Indianapolis 500?
She’s there. All of the sights, sounds and smells of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) are right there in front of her. “All you need to do is shut your eyes, and you're in your seats."
As Matt Vasgersian announced the Marlins’ Competitive Balance Round B selection Thursday, Nicolas became the next name in Ball State’s list of players to go pro.
On Saturday, Danny Pinter became the first Ball State alumnus taken in the NFL Draft since 2014, and while he was the only one, a few of his former teammates found their landing spot afterwards.
As his name appeared on screen in Indianapolis Colts blue and white at approximately 2:15 p.m. Saturday, the hard work of Pinter, former Ball State offensive lineman, paid off.
It’s still March, but the madness that comes with it has been, for lack of a better term, different. “Normal,” especially for us sports fans, is anything but right now.
A four-run sixth lifted a weight off the Cardinals’ shoulders and propelled them to a 9-4 victory in their home opener. Head coach Rich Maloney said his team’s offensive production in the last few innings was a confidence booster.