October 20, 2016
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
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
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
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
Chicago Tribune: Half-court shot starts 'crazy week' for Vernon Hills grad Lem Turner
August 3, 2015
The Star Press: Reaching out: a football team and a town
Story reviews how Ball State football players are working in the community over the summer.
April 23, 2015
WANE-TV: Cardinal coaches caravan stops in Summit City
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
Associated Press: Ball State University launches football app
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
Star Press: BSU football aims to reach recruits through app
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
Star Press: BSU AD breaks down facility progress
Story quotes AD Mark Sandy.
March 23, 2015
Star Press: Ball State football to resume series with Indiana
Story discusses football team's future schedules.
Note: Various media outlets across the nation posted similar stories.
March 14, 2015
Star Press: Profile: BSU AD Sandy's quiet storm
Story profiles Mark Sandy, Ball State's new athletics director.
February 5, 2015
Swimming World: Tanner Barton not slowed down by diabetes
Story focuses on Ball State student-athlete.
January 8, 2015
ESPN: Ball St. to name Mark Sandy new AD
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
Star Press: Litter piling up at gateway to Muncie
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
Star Press: Tailgaters celebrate Ball State homecoming
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
Star Press: Ball State breaks ground on addition to Fisher Football Complex
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
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Fort Wayne man stands fast for Ball State football
Story says work to begin soon on Ball State complex named for Venderly, wife.
May 7, 2014
Huffington Post: Women in Business: Q&A with Kate Endress, co-founder of DITTO
Story focuses on career of Ball State graduate.
March 7, 2014
Star Press: BSU basketball team positively influencing local youth
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
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
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.
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