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Track and field opens outdoor season

Track and field opens outdoor season

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

April 5, 2016

Emily Roberts didn’t expect a record-breaking finish at the Washington College Invitational. She had been sick earlier that week and her only goal was to have a good race. “I was thinking I could (earn a personal record),” she said. “But it wasn't in my mind that I would be getting the reco...

Strong start to season makes goals possible

Sarah Loesch

February 10, 2015

Both men's and women’s track and field teams started the season strong. The men’s team had strong performances from junior distance runners Johnnie Guy and Tyler Schickel.  Performances which help the team in its hopes for conference. “Johnnie Guy is the national leader right now in the 3k, that...

Injured runner steps into new role

Injured runner steps into new role

Bradie Gray

September 17, 2014

  Nearly one year ago, Sarah Goffinet underwent thirteen hours of surgery after a nearly fatal car accident. Goffinet was following her mother home to Tell City after a shopping trip on November 1, 2013, when she collided with a flatbed truck carrying a utility tractor. She was trapped in th...

COLUMN: Eagles cross country program defining dominance

COLUMN: Eagles cross country program defining dominance

Zane Clodfelter

November 4, 2013

Quietly, there are two Southern Indiana athletic programs that continue to have a run of dominance in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC). They don’t garner as much attention as they deserve, but the success accomplished by these teams has never happened before on this campus. USI Head Coach...

Recruiter leads by example for athletes

Recruiter leads by example for athletes

Pat Hickey

October 4, 2013

Figuring out the recipe to Mike Hillyard’s success is as simple as his recruiting pitch to prospective student-athletes. Expectations from the 16-time Great Lakes Valley Conference cross country coach of the year are demanding but essential for success in a survival of the fittest world. “The last thing I te...

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