Athletics

October 11, 2014
Source: Star Press
The tailgate lawn was packed with celebrating students and fans on Saturday afternoon for homecoming weekend at Ball State University’s Scheumann Stadium. The tailgate was one of dozens of homecoming events for Ball State this weekend.
June 19, 2014
Source: Star Press
Ball State breaks ground for football complex: As Ball State breaks ground for a new part of the football complex, coach Pete Lembo talks about what this means for his program.
June 9, 2014
Story says work to begin soon on Ball State complex named for Venderly, wife.
May 7, 2014
Story focuses on career of Ball State graduate.
March 7, 2014
Star Press: BSU basketball team positively influencing local youth
Source: Star Press
February 10, 2014
Indianapolis Star: NCAA opposes marriage amendment but further action unlikely
Ball State is cited as one of the organizations against the amendment.
November 7, 2013
Jason Whitlock, Brady Hoke paying for buses from Ball State to Northern Illinois for big game
Ball State students will be able to cheer on their Cardinals.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally.
August 18, 2013
College student wins free tuition for sinking shot
Source: ABC News
Young man from the heartland, a college student with an entire semester's tuition on the line at Ball State University with this shot from half court. Check it out. He shoots, he scores.
August 11, 2013
BSU Installs Jumbo Trons In Sports Arena
Source: NBC News
Ball State fans will soon get an up close look at football, basketball and volleyball games. The Muncie Star Press reports that the university is installing high-definition jumbo screens in both Scheumann Stadium and Worthen Arena. University officials say the fan experience will be enhanced as there will be roving cameras, crowd shots, and fan participation featured on the screens. To finance them though, ticket prices will be raised by a dollar.
April 21, 2013
Ball State to invest $20M in athletics facility
Ball State's “Cardinal Commitment: Developing Champions” campaign has a $20 million fundraising goal by December 2014, an amount of money that is expected to bring significant upgrades to the Ball State baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, football and golf facilities.
April 10, 2013
New BSU coach makes good first impression
Source: Star Press
James Whitford wrapped up his media interviews, and as he sat in the Ball State locker room Wednesday for a brief break before he rushed off to his next public speaking engagement, he took a moment to let what just unfolded sink in.

Ball State introduced the 41-year-old Whitford as its men’s basketball head coach in the Alumni Lounge at Worthen Arena roughly 45 minutes earlier, and his press conference generated a buzz as a lively crowd hung on his every word.
December 2, 2012
Rick Majerus, College Basketball Coach, Dies at 64
Rick Majerus, a former Ball State coach, who never headed the elite programs in college basketball but who became a leading coach, winning more than 500 major-college games, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 64.
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