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The Shield

University of Southern Indiana's student publication | USI | student newspaper

The Shield

University of Southern Indiana's student publication | USI | student newspaper

The Shield

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...

Mens basketball beats Kentucky Wesleyan 85-81

Men’s basketball beats Kentucky Wesleyan 85-81

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief November 20, 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...

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.

Clodfelter

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 gains. Universities are leaving conferences at all levels of the NCAA, for bigger paychecks, leaving historic rivalries to fade. Southern Indiana and Kentucky Wesleyan haven’t let the Panthers departure from the Great Lakes Valley Conference this past off-season eliminate their long historic rivalry dating back to the late 1960’s. This season, USI and KWC will meet twice on the hardwood, like they did as conference members, although conference standings won’t be impacted from Tuesday’s result or the return trip to the Physical Activities Center on campus Dec. 21. These games are simply for bragging rights.
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