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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...

‘Treat them like it’s Division I’: Soccer coach discusses coaching philosophy, start to season

Taylor Stevens, assistant coach for the women’s soccer team, works with senior goalkeeper Courtney Lofland. Stevens is entering her first year as assistant coach of the women’s soccer team.

Megan Thorne, Opinion Editor

September 1, 2016

After graduation Taylor Stevens knew she wanted soccer to be a part of her life. Stevens graduated in the spring from Murray State University and is now the assistant coach of the women’s soccer team. “Coaching was pretty much the closest thing I could do (to playing the game),” she said. S...

USI alum eases into new role with soccer program

Robert Bennett

Pat Hickey

August 28, 2013

It would have been forgiving if Robert Bennett felt extremely comfortable at his new job. After all, the recently hired men’s soccer assistant has been a fixture in the area since earning all-state honors and winning two state titles for Reitz Memorial High School in the mid-1980s. He was als...

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