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GALLERY: Men’s basketball beats Parkside 76-72

Jordan Auker, Photographer
January 23, 2017
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Men's basketball team beats University of Wisconsin-Parkside 76-72 Thursday evening in the PAC.

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GALLERY: Men’s Basketball beats Lewis 80-57

Jordan Auker, Photographer
January 23, 2017
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The men's basketball team beat Lewis University 80-57 Saturday afternoon in the PAC.

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Gallery: Men’s basketball team beats Rockhurst 98-77

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer
January 7, 2017
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Eagles beat Rockhurst University 98-77, Saturday afternoon, at the PAC.

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GALLERY: Women’s basketball team beats Rockhurst 84-79

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer
January 7, 2017
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Eagles beat Rockhurst University 84-79, Saturday afternoon, during the Great Lakes Valley conference at the PAC

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Women’s basketball wins season opener

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
November 11, 2016
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The women's basketball team opened up the 2016-17 season with its first 100 point game since February 2014. The Eagles beat the Roosevelt University Lakers 108-55 fueled by leading scorers Kaydie Grooms and Hannah Wascher. Grooms remained the team's leading scorer from the first quarter on ending...

Eagles win first series of the season

Caitlin Golden, Staff writer
February 21, 2016
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The USI baseball team won the series against Grand Valley State University after a 16-6 victory Sunday at the USI Baseball Fields After starting off strong in the first inning with six runs the team kept its momentum going for the rest of the game.  Head coach Tracy Archuleta said what got th...

Winter sets sights on future honors

Winter sets sights on future honors

Sarah Loesch
September 16, 2015
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Senior middle blocker Abbey Winter received her third GLVC Volleyball Player of the Week honor after the Eagles’s opening tournament. During the Dunn Hospitality Invitational, Winter averaged 3.64 kills and 1.36 blocks per set. The Shield sat down with Winter to talk about the honor and her time at...

Men’s soccer wins first game of season

Men’s soccer wins first game of season

Issac Williams
September 4, 2015
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The Eagles came out strong scoring the first goal halfway into the first period. The Panthers came back at the end of the first period with two unanswered goals. Going into the half, down by one, the Eagles concentrated on improving the game plan. In the second period, the Eagles’ defense was flawle...

COLUMN: Can the Lady Screagles Create a Dominant Presence in the GLVC?

Jerry McCartney
January 27, 2015
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As we reach the second stretch of the USI women’s basketball season, the Lady Screagles present an impressive 14-5 record overall. They are 6-3 in the GLVC and look to make an impact in the conference tournament as it approaches in March. The women’s team has taken conference losses to Drury, Wis...

Q&A with Lauren DeShaney

Dennis Marshall
December 5, 2013
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Lauren DeShaney, a two-time Academic All-GLVC recipient, not only finds success in the classroom but also on the volleyball court. The junior kinesiology major from Appleton,Wis., hopes for a deep run into the postseason. Q-How did the regular season go? A-We had an awesome season. We went 15-3 ...

Joergens legacy lives on through his tournament

Joergens legacy lives on through his tournament

Zane Clodfelter
December 4, 2013
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No. 11 Southern Indiana didn’t need any additional motivation after falling behind by 20 to IU Southeast in their final game of the Bill Joergens Memorial Classic on Saturday. After all, the game USI found itself in carries the name of one of the university’s biggest supporters. “Bill’s love...

Eagles add an exhibition game to men’s basketball schedule

Zane Clodfelter
November 13, 2013
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The schedule for Rodney Watson and his Southern Indiana men’s basketball program has an addition. The Eagles added an exhibition contest against Saint Catharine College which will take place today at the Physical Activities Center (PAC). The game tips at 4 p.m. and is free to the public. “We were...

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