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Students have to come back for eligibility

Students have to come back for eligibility

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

The NCAA announced that spring athletes are able to get their eligibility for the next year back next year, if the athletes decide they want to. “Right now, we're just trying to make sure we get clarification on all the ins and outs of the NCAA stuff and in just gauging the interest of some of tho...

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Student athletes with the University of Southern Indiana's Women's softball team practice at the Broadway Sports Complex, Aug. 28, 2018.

Austin A. Lewis, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018

The University of Southern Indiana’s Women’s Softball team is digging their talons into a new season. After soaring high from last season with a national championship, the team isn’t letting the win get to their heads or determine how things will go this time around. “Our kids are very ...

Column: Unionization looks to change college athletics

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Chris Procacina

April 1, 2014

The Northwestern football team shook the foundation of college athletics last on March 26 when Peter Ohr, regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that scholarship players have the right to unionize. The impact of the decision is going to change the structure of major college sports and force r...

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