October 16, 2017
Story notes the NCAA is growing its partnership with Ball State University's Sports Link program. Students in the program, who have worked on social media creation for men’s and women’s basketball tournaments for the last seven years, will now have the opportunity to work on additional NCAA championships. Note: UMC’s media team shared this information with state and local media outlets.
September 19, 2017
Ball State professor discusses a better way to end basketball games. Nick Elam, an educational leadership professor, who discusses why he created the “Elam Ending,” a new format for the end of basketball games to reduce fouling.
February 21, 2017
Source: WISH-TV
Story focuses on a member of the men’s basketball team.
February 19, 2017
Story features a video on a men’s basketball player created by student members of Sports Link.
October 20, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story focuses on Ball State head coach Mike Neu.
September 9, 2016
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has approved the naming of its new athletic practice facility after longtime volleyball coach Don Shondell.
August 11, 2016
Source: Star Press
Profile of Ball State’s new women’s volleyball coach, Kelli Miller, who has longstanding ties to the program and is a Muncie native.
August 9, 2016
Source: NCAA
Ball State surprised fifth-year senior Kyle Seger with a scholarship Friday as part of a send-up to the popular game show “The Price is Right.” This story has been distributed to multiple national and state media outlets.
May 17, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State has achieved the Health Champion Designation from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes companies and organizations that inspire and encourage organizational well-being and is part of the Association’s Wellness Lives Here initiative.
September 3, 2015
August 3, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story reviews how Ball State football players are working in the community over the summer.
April 23, 2015
Source: WANE TV
Story notes that Ball State head football coach Pete Lembo and men’s basketball coach James Whitford headlined Thursday night’s Cardinal Coaches Caravan stop in Fort Wayne. Note: Several other Fort Wayne-based media outlets also reported on the event.
April 13, 2015
Story notes that Ball State has launched a football app aiming to provide in-depth information about the team. Note: AP distributed this story across the state to various media outlets, including WFIE-TV.
April 12, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State launched a football app, a part of the Ball State athletics app dedicated solely to going in-depth with the football team. It provides a range of content from video and panorama images to team history and alumni events.
April 9, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story quotes AD Mark Sandy.
March 23, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story discusses football team's future schedules. Note: Various media outlets across the nation posted similar stories.
March 14, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story profiles Mark Sandy, Ball State's new athletics director.
February 5, 2015
Story focuses on Ball State student-athlete.
January 8, 2015
Source: ESPN
Story notes that Eastern Kentucky athletic director Mark Sandy will be named Ball State's new athletic director on Thursday, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. Note: Associated Press also distributed a similar story. The Star Press posted a story about today's news conference that was shared with The Indianapolis Star. Indianapolis outlets also reporting about the news conference included WISH-TV, WIBC-FM and Inside Indiana Business.
December 17, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that during spring, summer and fall, community corrections crews, the Muncie Sanitary District, Boy Scouts, Ball State University football players, sorority/fraternity members and other volunteers keep the site clean.
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
Source: Star Press