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Senior guard Mateo Rivera celebrates after a made basket February 24, 2020 afternoon at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Athletes may not be getting eligibility this year

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor September 14, 2020

Athletes were still able to get eligibility this semester, but only if they were able to come back next year. Now next semester is here and even more, athletes can’t play. Right now the plan is for...

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Volleyball and Soccer are postponed

Stewart Brooking, Sports Editor August 26, 2020

On July 27 2020 the GLVC made the decision to postpone high-risk contact sports such as Volleyball and Men’s and Women’s soccer. Men’s Soccer Men’s Soccer is one of the fall sports that are...

Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction raises money for scholarships

Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction raises money for scholarships

Annual athletics fundraiser full of great items.
Nik Cunningham, Sprots Editor September 3, 2019

The Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction started 26 years ago when the athletics department was selling Season Tickets. “It started as a promotion to sell Season Tickets and to just raise money,” Mandi Fulton...

Head coach Rodney Watson lays out the game plan to members of the 2014-15 men’s basketball team during a game agaisnt Davis Elkins College. Watson is the ninth head coach for the men’s team and 2015-16 will be his seventh coaching season.

High hopes for men’s basketball season

Rachel Lowhorn, Sports Editor September 17, 2018

As the Men’s Basketball team is preparing for the season, Rodney Watson begins his 9th year as head basketball coach. Coach Watson is 203-65 overall in his eight years with the team. Watson and the team...

USI needs a football team

Jerry McCartney September 25, 2014

The fall season is underway for USI Athletics, yet the university still lacks one thing: a football program. Of the university’s top performers are the women’s golf team, the men's and women’s...

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