Anthony Blankenship

Anthony Blankenship is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a BA in Creative Writing and a minor in Broadcasting and Mass Communications. A passion for writing has led him down various divergent paths including journalistic work for newspapers and works of short fiction and poetry as well as lifestyle blogging. He hopes to have a broadening positive impact on lives through the words he writes.

25 Years Later, Harrer Continues to Impact BW

With a win over Ohio Northern in mid January, Baldwin Wallace women’s basketball coach Cheri Harrer got her 500th win as a coach.  With a career that started in 1990, coach Harrer is in the midst of her 25th season as a coach of the Yellow Jackets and in that time she has achieved numerous accomplishments. In fact, coach Harrer is the second all time winningest coach in OAC women’s history and the fourth all time winningest in the overall history of the OAC.  She has had a career that includes

BW Mens Basketball is Aiming for Immortality

Teamwork is the name of the game as the Baldwin Wallace University men’s basketball team surges.  The team, that has won nine of its last ten games (including a seven game winning streak during this time), is finally hitting its stride after scoring a school record 64 points in the first half of its 112-70 win over Muskingum. BW, which currently sits on a 13-4 overall record with an OAC mark of 7-3, is starting to play with a little bit of swagger which senior forward Matt Dennis credits to th

BW Coach Snell Aims to Build Football Family

To be considered the best, one has to beat the best.  To be able to beat the best, one has to be able to recruit better than the best, and that is a job Baldwin Wallace head football coach John Snell embraces daily. Recruiting good football players to a division three university is no easy task, but it is one of the challenges that coach Snell loves to take on as he enters his thirteenth year on the job. “If you wanna succeed, you have to love it” coach Snell said in reference to recruiting,

Senior Pitcher Waite Finishes Storied Career

From the moment he picked up a baseball when he was five years old, Cory Waite fell in love with the game.  A self described Cleveland Indians fan “through and through,”  Waite is interested in the game of baseball from all perspectives: as a fan, as a potential future coach, and, most importantly, as a player. A fifth year senior pitcher for the Yellow Jackets, Waite has experienced just about everything a player could hope for when coming to BW.  As a freshman, he received the most outstandi

High school softball: Sixth-inning rally keeps Brunswick alive in postseason

BRUNSWICK — The third-seeded Brunswick softball team kept its postseason alive Tuesday, defeating No. 8 seed Cuyahoga Falls 6-3 in a Barberton Division I Sectional final. On a cold and rainy day, the Blue Devils (14-7) went into the sixth inning down 3-0 after a first-inning error and clutch hit by Black Tigers second baseman Courtney Hasenstab. With the rain starting to come down a little harder, Brunswick decided to strike in the sixth. Ten batters came to the plate, with junior Brittany He