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Lane scores 17 to carry Cent. Michigan past UT-Martin 84-75

Dec. 6, 2019 10:03 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Devontae Lane had 17 points as Central Michigan won its seventh straight home game, beating UT Martin 84-75 on Friday night. Kevin McKay had 16 points for Central Michigan (7-2). Dallas Morgan added 14 points and six rebounds. Travon Broadway had 10 points for the hosts. Parker...

CMU sports broadcaster Don Chiodo dies in crash

Dec. 5, 2019 1:51 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Don Chiodo, a radio broadcaster for Central Michigan football and basketball, has died in a car crash. He was 54. Police say Chiodo died in a crash Wednesday on M-46 in Gratiot County, just a few days before CMU plays for the Mid-American Conference football championship in...

Central Michigan beats Toledo 49-7, clinches MAC-West title

Nov. 29, 2019 3:45 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Quinten Dormady threw two touchdown passes, Kobe Lewis ran for two scores and Central Michigan beat Toledo on Friday to win the Mid-American Conference West Division title. The Chippewas (8-4, 6-2), who won one game and were winless in the conference last season, will face...

AG Nessel: Prosecutor spoiled cases with misconduct

Nov. 25, 2019 6:01 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Attorney General Dana Nessel dropped charges Monday against two men in suburban Detroit and said a former Central Michigan University student should be allowed to withdraw from a plea bargain after an investigation found misconduct by a prosecutor who handled sexual assault cases....

McKay lifts Cent. Michigan over Sam Houston St. 84-77

Nov. 16, 2019 5:11 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay posted 17 points as Central Michigan defeated Sam Houston State 84-77 on Saturday. David DiLeo had 17 points for Central Michigan (3-0). Travon Broadway added 12 points and seven rebounds. Dallas Morgan had 12 points for the home team. Xavier Bryant had 16 points,...

DiLeo, C. Michigan throttle Mississippi Valley St. by 56 pts

Nov. 10, 2019 4:22 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo scored a career-high 30 points and six other players for Central Michigan reached double figures in the Chippewas 134-78 win against Mississippi Valley State on Sunday. Central Michigan set a school record for overall points. After its 40-point win (102-62) against...

Central Michigan rolls past Northern Illinois, 48-10

Nov. 2, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Quinten Dormady threw for three touchdowns as Central Michigan built a big first-half lead and finished off Northern Illinois, 48-10 on Saturday afternoon. The Chippewas now are 4-2 in the Mid-America Conference West Division, a game behind Ball State, which plays Western...

Whitmer orders closer ties with Michigan native tribes

Nov. 1, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ordering Michigan agencies to step up collaboration with Native American tribes in the state. Whitmer signed an executive directive Thursday affirming commitment to the sovereignty and right of self-governance of Michigan's federally recognized tribes....

1 killed, 3 injured as car collides with Michigan school bus

Oct. 25, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Police in mid-Michigan say one person was killed when a passenger car collided with a school bus carrying a football team, injuring three students. The Isabella County Sheriff's Office says the car entered the oncoming lane of traffic Thursday night along a road in Broomfield...

An Ithica cider mill becoming a hidden gem in the area

Oct. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Motorists exiting U.S. 127 in Ithaca might whiz right by a unique hidden gem tucked in behind two other East Center Street businesses just off the expressway. The Apple Barrel Cider Mill, owned by Chris and Marla Buerge, offers a variety of fresh fruits, homemade bakery treats,...