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Andrew Luck’s retirement needed for better health

Andrew Luck’s retirement needed for better health

Susanna Taylor, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Indianapolis Colt’s star quarterback Andrew Luck retired at the age of 29, leaving his fans stunned just two weeks prior to the start of the 2019 NFL season. During his football career Luck has undergone a lacerated kidney, injured ribs, at least one concussion, torn cartilage in his throwing shoulder and,...

Where’s the accountability?

Where’s the accountability?

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

August 27, 2018

The Ohio State Board of Trustees failed their university. They failed their students, they failed their employees, but most importantly they failed Courtney Smith. The university suspended its head football coach Urban Meyer Aug. 22 for three games after an investigation into his mishandling of do...

Superb Super Bowl Sunday

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Sunday night will be the night millions of Americans’ eyes are glued to a television screen.   The New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons will claim this year’s Super Bowl winning title, and Americans everywhere will be throwing parties to watch the event. Super Bowl parties are full ...

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...

UIndy unanimous preseason pick for GLVC football title

Zane Clodfelter

August 29, 2013

Coaches in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) voted the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds as its preseason pick to win the conference regular season title unanimously. The vote, which came during football media days in St. Louis, comes after UIndy went undefeated (8-0) last season in the...

COLUMN: Clodfelter tackles football issues

Zane Clodfelter

August 21, 2013

View from the Cone The dog days of summer are nearing a completion, and the new school year is now upon us. For some, excitement is fueled by catchin g up with friends and former classmates—while for others, athletics and other extra-curricular activities, fuel that energy. However, in my tim...

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