INDIANAPOLIS -- Long before David Letterman was the famous television talk show host of "The Late Show with David Letterman," he was a recent Ball State University graduate who had been hired as the weekend weatherman and local television host on WLWI-TV -- at that time the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis.
Letterman hosted such local late-night shows as "Freeze-Dried Theater" and ...
Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year Tayler Persons will leave Northern Kentucky and transfer to Ball State. Persons made the announcement on his personal Twitter page.
I am very excited to announce that I will continue my academic and basketball career at Ball State University! #chirpchirp
— Tayler Persons (@TaylerPersons8) May 15, 2015
The 6’3″, 230 pound Persons averaged...
The Boise State Cardinals are going to be losing a quarterback to transfer.
Late Monday, it was announced that Ozzie Mann, who began last season as the team’s starting quarterback, will be transferring from Ball State. There is no word on where Mann will land.
“We want to thank Ozzie for his hard work and for representing our program in a first class manner,” head coach Pete...
Will Smith crosses home after a single by Blake Tiberi in the 10th inning to give UofL a 2-1 win over UK . (Photo by Barbara Springer)
Sometimes there are collateral events during sporting events that seem to signal things are about to change.
Like when the lights flickered during the University of Louisville vs. West Virginia blackout football game in 2006, the Cardinals...
On Friday evening, the #10 Buckeyes (#3 in the MIVA) faced Ball State in the MIVA Quarterfinals in the last men’s volleyball game at St. John Arena for the season. In the rubber match of the season between the two teams, Ohio State overwhelmed Ball State 3-0 to move on to the Conference Semifinals. The set scores were 25-16, 27-25 and 25-19.
Ohio State 3, Ball State 0
After winning both matches last week, Ohio State again went 2-0 for the week, beginning with a 3-0 win over in-state rival Ball State on Thursday. The set scores were; 25-17, 25-18, 30-28. The win moved the Buckeyes to a 20-win season, the 19th in Coach Hanson’s tenure at OSU, and avenged an earlier 0-3 away loss to Ball State.
The #11 Buckeyes hosted the #14 IPFW Mastodons in...
Ball State had great expectations has great expectations for the second of three scheduled games against Indiana in 2019.Indiana hosts the 2018 and 2020 games in the series. The MAC school wants play the 2019 game, its only home game of the series at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis.“A renewed series between Ball State and Indiana is an outstanding opportunity for the student-athletes...
Hoosiers have lost past 3 meetings
Ball State University students had their Spring Break last week, and most ventured to South Padre Island.
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Considering the Indiana school made our 20 Most Underrated Party Schools in America...
March 10, 2015
BOWLING GREEN -- Bowling Green State University claimed an 88-75 victory over Ball State in a Mid-American Conference men's basketball tournament first-round game at the Stroh Center tonight.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Raven Lee scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half as Eastern Michigan held on to beat Ball State 67-60 on Tuesday night.
Eastern Michigan led throughout the second half but Ball State's Bo Calhoun drove for a layup and hit a jumper to start a 15-4 run as the Cardinals closed to 61-58 with 37 seconds left. Mike Talley, Karrington Ward and Anali Okoloji made...
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March 03, 2015
A Ball State professor wrote to me tonight and said she’s waiting for the Cardinals ticket office to offer a sack of potatoes for buying football tickets so she’ll be able to knock out Easter dinner. In one of the more interesting ticket offers that I’ve seen over the years, Ball State is offering free ham and peaches for purchasing football tickets.
And this isn’t some...
Devareaux Manley scored 19 points, Chris Ortiz added 13, and Khaliq Spicer recorded a double-double as the Flashes (18-8, 9-4) won 58-53.
Kent State (17-8, 8-4) returns to the M.A.C. Center looking to keep pace in Mid-American Conference title contention.
MUNCIE, Ind. — Very little went wrong for the Bowling Green State University men’s basketball team in its 79-65 win at Ball State Saturday.
MUNCIE, Ind. -- The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team defeated Ball State 79-65 at Worthen Arena today.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Shannon Evans scored 25 points and Buffalo held on to beat Ball State 82-78 on Wednesday night.
Buffalo (15-6, 6-3 Mid-American Conference) moves into a four-way tie for first-place in the east division. Ball State (7-13, 2-7) has lost seven straight.
Ball State's Zavier Turner hit a 3, Evans had a turnover, and Turner hit another jumper to pull the Cardinals...
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February 04, 2015
TEMPE, Ariz. -- From the worst-kept-secrets department, the Cardinals finally announced the promotion of James Bettcher from outside linebackers coach to defensive coordinator on Wednesday. Bettcher replaces Todd Bowles, who was hired as the New York Jets head coach last month.
When asked about Bettcher as a possible replacement at the NFL Awards ceremony on Saturday, Bowles didn...
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Eric Washington scored 15 points to lead four in double figures and Miami (Ohio) edged Ball State 79-73 on Saturday.
Ball State raced out to a 17-6 lead 6 1/2 minutes in thanks for 3-pointers by Francis Kiapway and Zavier Turner and led 38-30 at the break.
Miami (8-13, 3-5 Mid-American) clawed its way back to tie and take the lead on a pair of free throws by Will...
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January 31, 2015
Jimmy Hall scored a career-high 35 points as Kent State (14-5, 5-1) stayed in first place with a 63-52 win in Muncie, IN.
Kent State (13-5, 4-1) travels to Ball State for a cross-divisional matchup Saturday afternoon.
BOWLING GREEN -- The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team claimed a 58-46 victory over Ball State at the Stroh Center today.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Zavier Turner scored 21 points to lead five Ball State players in double figures, and the Cardinals put away Central Michigan 83-65 on Saturday.
Ball State (7-6, 2-0 Mid-American) shot 55.6 percent from the field and outrebounded Central Michigan 36-24. Jeremiah Davis finished with 14 points, Franko House added 13, Sean Sellers 11 and Matt Kamieniecki 10 with 10...
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January 10, 2015
The GoDaddy Bowl earned its smallest audience in seven years. The Toledo/Arkansas State GoDaddy Bowl drew 1.4 million viewers on ESPN Sunday night, down 20% from Arkansas State/Ball State in 2012 (1.7M) and down 30% from Arkansas State/Kent State in 2012 (1.9M). Ratings were not immediately available. The Rockets’ win ranks as the least-watched GoDaddy [...]
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Sean Sellers sank a 3-pointer in the final seconds of overtime to give Ball State a 60-59 edge over Eastern Illinois in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night.
The Cardinals trailed through most the overtime period until Sellers' 3-pointer with 15 seconds left gave Ball State the win.
Sellers finished with 15 points for the Cardinals...
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January 07, 2015