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Oct 13, 2014 |
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By Byron Jackson MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) -  In his college debut, freshman Jack Milas  threw for 326 yards and four touchdowns with Ball State building a 31-14 lead over Western Michigan.  But the Cardinals again ran out of gas in the second half and lost 42-38 at Homecoming.  Milas  drove the Cardinals to the Broncos eight yard line on their final drive, but the fourth and goal pass sailed over KeVonn Mabon’s head...
Oct 08, 2014 |
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By Byron Jackson MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) –  Now sitting 1-4, Ball State will have a tough Homecoming match up against Western Michigan Broncos Saturday with kickoff at 3 p.m.   That four game losing streak came off the most recent loss against Army 33 to 24, which the Ball State defense gave up 425 yards rushing and the offense not showing much life until the second half. The Cardinals need...
Oct 05, 2014 |
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By Byron Jackson WEST POINT, NY (SPORTS) – The second play of the game pretty much set the tone for this one.  On a rainy day at Michie Stadium, Jahwan Edwards fumbled and Army’s Chris Carnegie recovered and took over on the Ball State 29.  Army quarterback A.J. Schurr scored 5 plays later on a 1 yard run and Army went up early 7 to 0.   As Army was driving towards another touchdown, Tracy Key...
Sep 16, 2014 |
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Lembo wants improvement with 1-2 start By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) -Ball State's football season is on the line Saturday when the Cardinals play a tough Toledo offense in the dreaded Glass Bowl. The start of the Mid American Conference season has both teams 1-2 and both were picked along with Northern Illinois to win the MAC West in preaseaon polls. Ball State football coach Pete...
Sep 14, 2014 |
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Cardinals lose 27-20 to Sycamores in front of record crowd By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Quarterback Ozzie Mann did not get out of bounds on a final play causing Ball State to lose 27-20 to Indiana State on Saturday before a big crowd that came to see the Victory Bell game. Sycamore coach Mike Sanford was screaming, "We have the bell," as his coaching crew was glad to see its return...
Sep 10, 2014 |
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Lembo confident of offense after last week's comeback by Iowa By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Look for a big defensive, high performing offense from Indiana State when they play Ball State for the right to take the Victory Bell at Scheumann Stadium on Saturday. That interstate rival has not played in a decade and Ball State won the last matchup 31-7 in 2003. But after Ball State's 17-13...
Sep 10, 2014 |
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Football high, basketball low during athletic director's tenure By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Bill Scholl was in Milwaukee on Tuesday, accepting the head athletic job at Marquette University. Back home at Ball State, football coach Pete Lembo lauded Scholl's performance as athletic director for the last two years, saying he had a tremendous impact on the culture and image of athletics...
Sep 07, 2014 |
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Cardinal defense holds Hawkeyes into final minutes IOWA CITY, IOWA (SPORTS)  Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock staged an incredible comeback, scoring two touchdowns in a minute and beating Ball State 17-13 on Saturday. For Ball State quarterback Ozzie Mann, it was tough just to get the ball down the field  He had 219 yards from 66 plays and never scored a touchdown. Ball State's scoring came from the...
Sep 04, 2014 |
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Lembo hopes to do more than just score a touchdown By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) -  Ball State quarterback Ozzie Mann will face a tremendous opponent in Iowa on Saturday that beat Ball 101-0 in the last two outings during the last decade. And offensive coordinator Joey Lynch knows that all too well when he quarterbacked Ball State to a 56-0 loss against Iowa in 2005. Lynch saw only 37...
Aug 31, 2014 |
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By Byron Jackson MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Ball State dominated from the kickoff and didn’t let up as they defeated Colgate 30-10 on Saturday at Scheumann Stadium..  Coach Pete Lembo said it was a great way to start the season with a solid defense and quarterback Ozzie Mann who threw 20 for 32 passes with a single interception for 203 yards. "He was Ozzie," said Lembo about Mann's debut as a ...
Aug 26, 2014 |
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 Coach Lembo excited about new season, new quarterback, defensive linemen By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Ball State coach Pete Lembo is always excited at the start of any football season. And Saturday's home opener with Colgate at 2 p.m. will be the first test of new quarterback Ozzie Mann and defensive end Mike Ayres who succeed recordbreaking passer Keith Wenning how trying out with...

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