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NCAA Honors Former Ball State Basketball Star for Inspiring Others

Former Ball State basketball standout Trey Moses, ’19, has been on a whirlwind, globetrotting adventure ever since his graduation last Spring.  And now that he’s had a chance to catch his breath due to the COVID-19 crisis, Moses says his love for community service and basketball, in that order, are just on a temporary hold. […]

Baseball Alum Zach Plesac Is Living His Dream in the Big Leagues

Ball State baseball has a long and proud history of sending players to the major leagues. Zach Plesac, ’17, is the latest and has shown the potential to be one of the greatest. Selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 12th round of the 2016 MLB draft, Plesac spent two years in the minor leagues […]

The Month in Photos: November 2019

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for November. Brrrr-ribbit Frog Baby triumphantly endures the first snowfall of the season on November 12. In 1994, the University moved the statue from the David Owsley Museum of Art to a new fountain north of Bracken Library . (Photo by Samantha […]

As Cards Prep for Lucas Oil Rematch, Star QB Recalls First Contest

The date was September 3, 2011. Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL Colts, was only three years old, and it was a natural for the Ball State and Indiana University football teams to hook up there in front of an Indianapolis-based crowd. That game, which was the first NCAA FBS game played at Lucas […]

Athletics Director Beth Goetz Envisions Bright Future for Cardinal Sports

Last June, as President Geoffrey S. Mearns introduced Beth Goetz to the campus community, he explained the factors that led to her hiring as Ball State’s new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. He noted her extensive leadership experience, including key positions at Butler University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Connecticut, where she served […]

Cardinal Football Prepares for Fall Season With Restored Confidence

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen you get knocked down, what do you do? If you’re Ball State football coach Mike Neu, ’94, and his players, the answer’s easy: you get back up with a vengeance. “There’s not one person associated with our football team that isn’t chomping at the bit to get back on the field,” he said. “We can’t start the […]

Cardinal Basketball Icon Chandler Thompson Returns to Muncie

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of the great names in Ball State men’s basketball history has returned home to Muncie. Chandler Thompson, who lettered three years at Ball State and played on the Cardinals’ NCAA Sweet 16 team in 1990, was recently named head coach at Muncie Central High School. Mr. Thompson, a Muncie native, will be coaching at his alma […]