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Base: IPFW Drops Series Finale To NDSU

The final game of the three-game series between the IPFW Mastodons and North Dakota State Bison started as a pitcher’s duel, but ended as a slug-fest, with the Bison scoring in each of the last five innings to pull ahead for an 18-7 victory on Sunday afternoon, helping the Bison avoid the series sweep.

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Soft: IPFW Falls 14-1 To IUPUI

Emily Olszewski launched the first home run of her IPFW softball career but it wasn’t enough as the Mastodons dropped their series finale to IUPUI 14-1.

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Mic’d Up: IPFW Men’s Volleyball Coach Arnie Ball

Before the IPFW men’s volleyball match between Ball State Saturday night, the court at the Gates Center was dedicated to Hall of Fame men’s volleyball coach, Arnie Ball. After the dedication ceremony, the ‘Dons went on to sweep the Cardinals three sets to none, to cap off their final home match of the regular season.

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Soft: IPFW Earns Split In Doubleheader With IUPUI

Caitlyn DeLong and Kelly Pevely delivered solo home runs for the IPFW softball team in its game one win over in-state rival IUPUI as the teams split the day. The Mastodons took the opener 4-2 while the Jaguars won game two 13-1.

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Base: Stellar Pitching Leads To IPFW Win Over NDSU

Behind a complete-game shutout from starting pitcher Ryan Wells, and a four-RBI effort from shortstop Greg Kaiser, the IPFW baseball team evened its record at 13-13 following an 8-0 win over the North Dakota State Bison on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a three-game series.

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MVB: ‘Dons Deliver Sweep To Arnie Ball

The cheers from the crowd were loud early on in the Hillard Gates Center as IPFW honored men’s volleyball head coach Arnie Ball with a court dedication prior to his final regular season home match against his alma mater, Ball State. Those cheers from the announced 1,306 in attendance would become deafening roughly two hours later as the 15th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) finished a sweep over the Cardinals.

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Fife Learning From MSU’s Izzo At Final Four

When Dane Fife left the head coaching position at IPFW to take an assistant job at Michigan State four years ago, he did so for a number of reasons – and that included a shot at coaching in the Final Four.

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Base: IPFW Ends Seven Game Skid

Behind stellar pitching performances from IPFW pitchers Trevor Storie, Zach Dowden, and Jake Weber, and a walk-off sacrifice fly from Jonathan Valenzuela-Reece, the IPFW baseball team snapped its seven game losing skid with a 4-3 win over the North Dakota State Bison on Friday afternoon in 11 innings.


Arnie Ball Awarded 2015 Chancellor’s Medal

Arnie Ball, the long-time head coach of the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) men’s volleyball team, was awarded the IPFW Chancellor’s Medal at his retirement celebration on Thursday.

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Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season — except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties they faced for failing.

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BASE: Purdue Tops IPFW 9-1

Despite a Shane Trevino solo home run to lead off the second inning, the IPFW baseball team fell 9-1 to the Purdue Boilermakers at Alexander Field on Wednesday evening.

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Dwenger Grad Ashley Burkhardt Picked In NPF Draft

Bishop Dwenger graduate and Purdue senior Ashley Burkhardt was selected with the 15th overall selection by the Dallas Charge in the National Pro Fastpitch college draft on Wednesday night.

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SOFT: St. Francis Swept By Bethel

Saint Francis mustered just two runs in two games as the Cougars were swept in a double header by Bethel on Tuesday afternoon.