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Defender Colton Walsh manuvers around McKendree as the second half of the game comes to a close.

Men’s soccer team loses first conference game

Patrick Baker and Holly Hodge September 12, 2021

University men’s soccer team lost to McKendree University Sunday.  The Screaming Eagles came up short after a hard-fought ninety minutes, losing 1-0 to McKendree University at home. This was the...

Womens tennis gears up for great season

Women’s tennis gears up for great season

Rachel Lowhorn , Sports Editor September 17, 2018

In her 28th year as head coach, Keely Porter has a strong team to lead in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Porter’s goal for the group is to “become individually more skilled.” This year’s...

Athletic director named chair of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee

Athletic director named chair of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee

Noah Alatza, News Editor September 11, 2018

The university's director of athletics Jon Mark Hall has been named the NCAA Division II Basketball Committee chair. The committee has direct oversight responsibilities for the men’s basketball championship....

George Edwards leaves Eagles with three games left

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 16, 2016

Senior forward George Edwards has decided to leave the men's basketball team this season, according to a news release from the Athletics Department. Edwards was fourth on the team in scoring, with...

Shutout starts season

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 9, 2016

The men’s tennis team started its 2016 season with a 9-0 win over Indiana University-Southeast. The Eagles were led by sophomore Samuel Kiladejo who played the number one singles position during the...

Underclassmen set pace

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 9, 2016

Freshman Darius Payne and sophomore Jesse Stanley both earned Top-10 finishes in the 800 meter race at the Don DeNoon Invitational. The race was hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Payne...

Schoenstein named head coach

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 9, 2016

Eric Schoenstein was officially hired as head coach of the women’s soccer team. Schoenstein was the first full-time assistant coach hired at USI and after the resignation of former head coach Krissy...

Men’s tennis picked to finish second

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 2, 2016

The USI men’s tennis team was picked to finish second in the GLVC East Division this year in a vote by the head coaches in the league. USI ended the 2014-15 season 15-7 overall and 5-1 in the conference. The...

Eagles soar at track and field challenge

Sarah Loesch , Sports Editor February 2, 2016

Chase Broughton and Josh Guy both earned first place finishes at the University of Indianapolis Track & Field Challenge. Broughton ran the 800 meter race and completed it in one minute, 57.71 seconds...

Track and field moves up in ranking

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 2, 2016

The USI men’s track and field team moved six spots in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Top 25 Computer Rankings. The team is now No. 16 on the list. Senior All-American...

Hall of fame tickets on sale

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 2, 2016

Tickets to the USI Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony are now on sale. The ceremony includes a reception and dinner open to the public. The ceremony, which is  Feb. 12, is $25 per ticket and...

Guy earns two weekly honors

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor January 26, 2016

Johnnie Guy was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association Division II National Athlete of the Week and the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week. The...

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