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Reynolds named men’s golf coach

Reynolds named men's golf coach

Austin A. Lewis, Sports Editor

August 24, 2018

The men’s golf program is starting the 2018-19 year off with more than just a fresh start, but with fresh leadership as well. Mike Reynolds is coming on as the seventh head coach in the program’s history. Reynolds is a Morehead State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in university studi...

More than just a president

More than just a president

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

April 24, 2018

The Shield When President Linda Bennett stepped in as the university’s president in July 2009, she was met with unfortunate circumstances. The athletic department, reeling from the recent resignation of head basketball coach Rick Herdes just two months before, became part of Bennett’s responsi...

Back to the basics

Back to the basics

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

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

The university softball team will resume GLVC play Saturday at noon against Missouri University of Science & Technology at Rolla, Missouri. They conclude the 2018 regular-season road schedule Sunday at noon when they visit Drury University in Springfield, Missouri.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

April 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels backed out of the Indianapolis Colts head coaching job just hours after the Colts announced him as their head coach on Facebook.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 9, 2018

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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