BALL STATE CARDINALS NEWS

Letterman made his network TV debut as an Indy 500 pit reporter

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 ...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Sun Freshman of the Year To Join Ball State

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former starter Ozzie Mann transferring from Ball State

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

OSUMVB: Buckeyes Sweep Ball State 3-0 in MIVA Quarterfinals

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 In the...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ball State wants to play Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium in 2019.

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...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Valparaiso edges Ball State to earn 10th win

Valparaiso battled in-state rival Ball State to the bitter end and came out on top, 65-62. Sophomore forward Alec Peters had a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Peters went 7-for-13 from the field and hit three triples. “We learned from last Saturday that we need to battle through adversity if we want to win big games,” Peters said. “We learned today that we can...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball State takes care of Grambling State 88-46

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Jeremie Tyler hit four of Ball State's 14 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead the Cardinals to an 88-46 win over Grambling State on Monday. Five of Ball State's first seven shots were 3-pointers to build a 19-13 lead. Then the Cardinals outscored Grambling State 22-9 to close the half. Ball State was 14 of 28 from 3-point range and made 54.5 percent of its...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball State Cardinals at Massachusetts Minutemen: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Wednesday night the Ball State Cardinals will travel to take on the Massachusetts Minutemen. While Ball State (3-6) and Massachusetts (2-7) are well under .500 on the season they can each climb back to that mark in MAC play with a win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium...
Via Tireball.com
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Add Depth with Four Signings

The St. Louis Cardinals added some depth to their major and minor league rosters this evening by signing three minor league free agents. The Cardinals picked up a middle infielder who may push Daniel Descalso out of town and Greg Garcia back to Memphis. They replaced two Memphis bullpen pieces, Eric Fornataro and Jorge Rondon, with some non-prospects who had intriguing numbers in...
Via Cardinals Farm
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball State guard Jeremiah Davis out 8-10 weeks after foot surgery

  Ball state guard Jeremiah Davis will miss eight to 10 weeks after undergoing surgery on his right foot, coach James Whitford said Wednesday. Davis, a junior, was injured in practice Tuesday. The Cardinals open the season Nov. 14 at Utah. Davis, a native of Muncie where Ball State is located, decided to transfer from the University of Cincinnati after his family was displaced last...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Ball State football players with friend who left feces-smeared tip at restaurant: Report

Three Ball State football players had finished eating at a Muncie, Indiana restaurant when one of the people at their table allegedly tipped the server using dollar bills smeared with feces.The Cardinals' defensive back Darius Conaway, defensive lineman Kennan Noel and linebacker Nicholas Isaacs were with the party of six — including the 17-year-old who reportedly left the...
Via The Other Paper
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball State football players tied to poop-covered money prank on waitress

Three Ball State Football players were reportedly with a group of people who pulled a nasty prank on a waitress at a restaurant over the weekend. According to to Ball State Daily, Muncie Police say a 17-year-old went into the bathroom after the group of six received its bill at Brothers Bar & Grill. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette picks Ball State's Scholl as athletic director

  Ball State athletic director Bill Scholl is joining Marquette University as its new athletic director, Marquette president Michael Lovell announced Tuesday. Scholl, 57, will start at Marquette in mid-October. The university has been without a permanent athletic director since Larry Williams left in December after holding the job for less than two years. Men's basketball coach...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette hires Ball State's Scholl as athletic director

Marquette University has named Bill Scholl vice president and director of athletics, the school announced Tuesday. Scholl comes to Marquette from Ball State University where he served as director of intercollegiate athletics since 2012. He will begin at Marquette in mid-October, replacing interim athletic director Bill Cords. "Our search committee did a tremendous job of finding...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette hires Ball State's Scholl as athletic director

Marquette University has named Bill Scholl vice president and director of athletics, the school announced Tuesday. Scholl comes to Marquette from Ball State University where he served as director of intercollegiate athletics since 2012. He will begin at Marquette in mid-October, replacing interim athletic director Bill Cords. "Our search committee did a tremendous job of finding...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fat Guy Play of the Day II: Ball State Defensive Lineman Returns Fumble and Defensive Back for a Touchdown

Chances for a defensive lineman to score are few and far between so when the opportunity arises those guys treat the ball like the last piece of bacon at Sunday brunch. Of course to metaphorically eat the bacon Ball State defensive lineman Blake Dueitt had to take it 35-yards to the end zone.Doing so  would have been so much easierif he didn't have a defensive back trying to hold...
Via FatManWriting
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Practice Squad Signings Tracker

  We’ll be updating all of the practice squad signings right here as the news is available. 49ers  Bears  Bengals Bills  Broncos Browns  Buccaneers  Cardinals  Chargers  Chiefs  Colts  Cowboys  Dolphins  Eagles  Falcons  RB Jerome Smith Giants  Jaguars  Jets  Lions  Packers  Panthers  Patriots  Raiders  Rams  Ravens  QB Keith Wenning DT A.J. Pataiali’i...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Summer Reading: Ball State And The Spread *Defense*

You’ve heard of the spread offense, but what about the spread defense? Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch.com talked to Ball State defensive coordinator Kevin Kelly to find out more. Read all about it here. 
Via The Student Section
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Summer Reading: Ball State And The Spread *Defense*

You’ve heard of the spread offense, but what about the spread defense? Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch.com talked to Ball State defensive coordinator Kevin Kelly to find out more. Read all about it here. 
Via Bloguin Best
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Surprise reunion: All eyes on two Cardinals fans in San Diego

It never gets old. When a member of the U.S. military surprises a family member with an unexpected appearance after a long deployment, the overwhelming emotions you see on-screen warm the heart again and again. Such was the case Tuesday night when the Cardinals played the Padres in San Diego. And though the game wasn't at Busch Stadium, it was all about two Cardinals fans. Marine...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out Ball State Football’s Awesome New All-Black Uniforms

College football teams all around the country are getting new uniforms and helmets. The latest team to join this craze is Ball State, which unveiled new all-black uniforms and black helmets yesterday. The team learned of these unis when they walked into the locker room after practice, and as you can guess, the players were excited. The team gave a close look at the change on its...
Via College Spun
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball State Adds Black Helmet to Uniform Combinations for 2014

The offseason is an ideal time to unveil any new uniforms, helmets or logos for college football teams.Ball State is the latest to showcase a new...
Via Athlon Sports
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Draft Ball State DE Jonathan Newsome in the 5th Round

After sitting out the 4th round (traded to Cleveland last year), the Colts got back in on the action in the 5th picking Ball State’s own Jonathan Newsome (DE, 6-3, 247) With the 166th overall pick. Newsome had some academic issues at Ohio State after playing in give games as a freshman and eventually transferred to Ball State in Muncie, Indiana, but his troubles didn’t stop there...
Via The Colts Authority
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette hires Nelson as assistant to round out coaching staff

Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski rounded out his coaching staff Wednesday, announcing the hiring of Brett Nelson as an assistant coach. Nelson comes to Marquette after spending the 2013-14 season as an assistant coach under James Whitford at Ball State. The former All-American guard at Florida served under current Marquette assistant coach Mark Phelps at Drake from 2011-13. "Brett...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

High School Hockey and Basketball State Championships on SportsTime Ohio

Cleveland, OH - Tune in to SportsTime Ohio for high school hockey and basketball state championships! SportsTime Ohio will televise the ice hockey state championship game, four (4) division state boys basketball games, and four (4) division state championship girls basketball games. Please see the game schedule below. For the hockey game, Dave Wilson and John Mowat will call the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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