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Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction raises money for scholarships

Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction raises money for scholarships

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 said, assistant director of athletics. “It started at the Hilltop Grove.” Fulton said she is v...

High hopes for men’s basketball 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 constructed a 20 game winning streak making them 20-11 in the 2017 season. The Shield sits down ...

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 track and field teams and the Screaming Eagles baseball team (coming off a NCAA Division II National...

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