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Back to the basics

Back to the basics

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Taylor Howerton sees golf as more of a lifestyle than a sport. The senior sports management major was a multi-sport athlete growing up and played basketball and volleyball for fun.  However, Howerton could see herself playing golf for the rest of her life and wanted to make a career out of it. ...

Finding a new groove

Finding a new groove

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coming off the success high of last season, the university softball team was ready to be just as successful this season. However, the season started rocky and left the team confused and discouraged. Caitlyn Bradley said she and her teammates asked themselves why they weren’t doing as well a...

Screaming Eagles baseball: the team that plays together, wins together

Screaming Eagles baseball: the team that plays together, wins together

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jordan Auker This past weekend, the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles men’s baseball team played against the Lewis University Flyers in a four-game, back-to-back, doubleheader over the weekend. On Friday, the Eagles started off the series with a 4-2 run win and wrapped up the second game came  5-3. As the...

Relieved to see Tiger Woods return

Relieved to see Tiger Woods return

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Flickr Recent sports headlines have featured stories of Tiger Woods’ highly anticipated return to the Masters this weekend. “Tiger Woods has returned and far surpassed anyone’s lofty expectations of what he’d be able to do this quickly,” Jim Nantz, CBS lead broadcaster said. “I've ha...

USI Men’s Track & Field finishes eighth at WashU invitational

USI Men’s Track & Field finishes eighth at WashU invitational

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men’s track and field team finished eighth at the Washington University in St. Louis Invitational over the weekend. Though his specific place was not known as of press time, Senior James Cecil said he probably placed somewhere in the teens. “We had people at different meets and at NC State ...

‘We’re like a nice, small, maybe larger than average family’

‘We’re like a nice, small, maybe larger than average family’

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

USI photo services Kelsey Shipman said her coach has told their tennis team numerous times that they are potentially the strongest team she has ever had. The senior biology pre-med major said that while that is great, it would be even better if she could cross out the “potentially” and ju...

Running club supports, encourages

Running club supports, encourages

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Illustration by Maddyson Lewton Alicia Spears is in charge of making sure everyone has a running buddy. The senior exercise science and pre-occupational therapy major joined the Screaming Eagles Running Series in January and has since become in charge of leading warm-ups, and organizing the runni...

‘We want to teach people how to play’

‘We want to teach people how to play’

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jenna Bowman With spring upon us, the rugby team is ready to spring into action. Already, this first weekend after the break, the team is gearing up for their first match against Ball State.    Every team has a mission to accomplish. David F. Lepp, a senior computer science major as well as th...

Catching feelings, frisbees

Catching feelings, frisbees

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Photo courtesy of Jesse Wyatt More than frisbees were caught on the ultimate field back in 2015. In the case of Jesse and Kim Wyatt, it was true love. With Valentine’s Day approaching, the Wyatts said that they plan on staying home and saving money as newlyweds. The couple reflected on thei...

The Patriot way?

The Patriot way?

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Josh McDaniels is a snake. Mere hours after the New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator accepted the job to become the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, he backed out, opting to remain with the Patriots. Ever since the Colts fired former head coach Chuck Pagano in December after a 4-12 s...

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