The Shield

Volleyball prepares for season despite cancellation

Nathanial Barbee and Christian Rigg September 24, 2020

Everyone knew that the upcoming sports season would not be the same as it has been in years past.  Last semester, spring sports were canceled following the campus-wide shutdown, and conditions this...

Alex Stein (20, Nate Hansen (5) and Jacob Norman (2) all graduated from Reitz in 2015. After two years apart, they're all three playing on the same team this year for USI.

Reunited on the West Side

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor October 19, 2017

Five miles and a 13-minute drive are all that separate the campuses of Reitz High School and the University of Southern Indiana. That short distance is how far from USI Alex Stein, Jacob Norman and...

Guy earns two weekly honors

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor January 26, 2016

Johnnie Guy was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association Division II National Athlete of the Week and the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week. The...

USI: An Opportunity for Champions

Jerry McCartney October 15, 2014

For 37 years, USI has competed in NCAA Division II athletics. In that time span, the Screaming Eagles have achieved three National titles, two in baseball (2010, 2014) and one in basketball (1994). Winning...

Division II national baseball champions surprised faculty during their annual fall meeting Tuesday in Carter Hall.

Screaming Eagles win national title, thank faculty for support

Bradie Gray August 20, 2014

The baseball team started its summer with a victory, snagging the NCAA Division II national championship May 31, for the second time in program history. President Linda Bennett surprised faculty...

Carpenter

Q&A with Stephanie Carpenter

Jessica Stallings December 9, 2013

Stephanie Carpenter is a senior guard for the Southern Indiana women's basketball team. Carpenter, a Salem, Ill., native, and a pre-criminal justice major currently leads the Great Lakes Valley Conference...

Nelson powers Eagles past Kentucky State

Pat Hickey December 7, 2013

To say that Aaron Nelson put on a clinic on Saturday afternoon would be an understatement. The 6-foot-8, 250-pound man scored a career-high of 31 points and set a school record with 27 rebounds as the...

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