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Eagles look to keep rivalry alive in ‘Battle of the Bridge’ matchup with Kentucky Wesleyan

Eagles look to keep rivalry alive in ‘Battle of the Bridge’ matchup with Kentucky Wesleyan

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

With the annual Battle of the Bridge game coming up on Nov. 18th, the rivalry game against Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC) is thicker than ever. The historical basketball game has kicked off every basketball season since 1975.  “There are very few rivalries in college basketball and this is one of the be...

Men’s basketball beats Kentucky Wesleyan 85-81

Men’s basketball beats Kentucky Wesleyan 85-81

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

November 19, 2016

Assistant coach Kevin Gant remembers the rivalry the men's basketball team has with Kentucky Wesleyan College from when he was a player. Gant said the rivalry between "two historic teams" is something everyone cherishes. "This win mean's a whole lot," he said. The men's basketball team rounded...

Men’s Soccer opens season with victory

Bradie Gray

September 11, 2014

USI beat Kentucky Wesleyan College 1-0 Thursday night in Owensboro, Kentucky. This is the first time since 2010 the team has started its season with a victory.

COLUMN: Appreciate the KWC rivalry while you can

COLUMN: Appreciate the KWC rivalry while you can

Zane Clodfelter

November 20, 2013

The ever-changing college landscape has created a situation where longtime rivalries are put aside for monetary gain. Universities are leaving conferences at all levels of the NCAA for bigger paychecks, letting historic rivalries fade. Southern Indiana and Kentucky Wesleyan haven’t let the Panthers...

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