Cleveland State Recreation Center to offer virtual intramural programming

By Maddie Saines CSU Rec Center Intramural eSports League marketing photo; Source: Mackenzie Lamar Intramural programming is going to look different than usual this fall for the Cleveland State University Recreation Center, with the switch to virtual intramurals. Traditional intramural sports have taken a back seat this fall due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, …

Vicious Vikes find their home in Cleveland State’s student section

By Kourtney Husnick Editor-In-Chief Sophomore BreAja Morgan is well aware of Cleveland State University students’ low attendance for Viking athletic events. In October 2019, Morgan and a small group of students started the Vicious Vikes, a student section working with the athletics department, to shift the university culture and encourage students to go to games. The Vicious …

Fair and foul: A look back at the decade of Cleveland State sports

By Ben Hercik Sports Editor   When the clock struck midnight and the calendar turned to Jan. 1, everyone said goodbye to the decade that was and ushered in a new one. This included Cleveland State University and their sports teams. In a decade that produced 19 Horizon League Championships and 23 different Athletes of the Year, Cleveland …

Men’s soccer collapses at the end of the season

By Ben Hercik Sports Editor The Cleveland State University men’s soccer team was sitting in third place in the Horizon League standings after a 2-0 win against Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. All seemed to be going well for the Vikings. With four games left in the season, they had a favorable shot to get to the conference …

Swimming gets season underway with high expectations

By Jamison Schroeder As the offseason ends for the Cleveland State University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, there is a certain buzz about the team following the hiring of a new head coach. The new season means new preseason polls for both teams, and both have the Vikings ranked highly. The men’s team holds steady …

Volleyball struggles as conference play continues

By Samantha Meyer After losing 3-1 against Horizon League competitor University of Illinois-Chicago on Oct. 13, the Cleveland State University volleyball team returned home to host its annual “Volley For the Cure” match. The team competed against Youngstown State University on Oct. 18, and Oakland University on Oct. 19. Friday’s match against Horizon League competitor Youngstown State …

Women’s tennis looking to build on last season success

By Ben Hercik Prior to last season, the Cleveland State University women’s tennis team had made four straight runs to the Horizon League Championship semifinals, but could never get over the hurdle to get to the championship match, falling by one or two points each time. Last year, the team was able to get over that …