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.
Senior catcher Chase Sebby and junior pitcher Kyle Nicolas did their best impressions of Jake Taylor and Ricky Vaughn from the movie “Major League” in Ball State’s second game Friday against Sacred Heart.