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Track and field opens outdoor season

Sophomore Emily Roberts runs the Stegemoller Classic last September at Angel Mounds State Park in Evansville. Roberts recently broke an 11-year-old record formerly held by former USI runner Heather Cooksey.
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...

Strong start to season makes goals possible

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...

Injured runner steps into new role

Injured runner steps into new role
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...

COLUMN: Eagles cross country program defining dominance

Zane Clodfelter, sports editor
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...

Recruiter leads by example for athletes

Hillyard
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...

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