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COLUMN: National champions need to spice up game

March 24, 2015

Coming off of an NCAA Division II National Championship, the Screaming Eagles’ baseball squad is underway once again with the start of the 2015 season. The reigning champs started the season with...

Opportunity to strenghten leadership arrises for Durham

March 17, 2015

Being a leader is a role junior defender McKinsey Durham has always seemed to fit into well. She was a captain on the women's soccer team this past fall, coaches club soccer, is co-president of the Student...

Give athletes time to study

September 11, 2014

Do college athletes have time to be college students? According to NCAA rules, collegiate coaches are only allowed to ask 20 hours a week from their players while their sport is in season and eight hours...

Evansville will host 2015 NCAA Elite Eight

Ford Center will host the 2014 and 2015 NCAA Division II Elite Eight. FILE PHOTO/The Shield
December 11, 2013

Evansville Sports Corp will announce today that Ford Center and Evansville will be the host of the 2015 NCAA Division II Elite Eight and the 2017 NCAA II Cross Country Championships. A press conference...

COLUMN: Weekend tournaments provide preview of NCAA tournament schedule

December 9, 2013

Rodney Watson and the Southern Indiana men’s basketball team will play a diverse group of opponents in the non-conference slate, before beginning its quest for yet another Great Lakes Valley Conference...

Nelson powers Eagles past Kentucky State

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...

Joergens legacy lives on through his tournament

The 1971-72 ISUE basktball team, Joergens is in the first row, second from the right.
December 4, 2013

No. 11 Southern Indiana didn’t need any additional motivation after falling behind by 20 to IU Southeast in their final game of the Bill Joergens Memorial Classic on Saturday. After all, the game USI...

This week in USI athletics

December 3, 2013

Guy posts top-10 finish as Eagles place 11th at NCAA meet Southern Indiana sophomore Johnnie Guy finished with a ninth-place showing at the NCAA II National Championships. No. 7 USI settled for an...

Eagles blow past Davis & Elkins to capture second victory

November 20, 2013

When Davis & Elkins College freshman guard Stephanie Wooten scored a basket to give the Senators a 2-0 lead, the Eagles found themselves down early at the Physical Activities Center (PAC). The deficit...

Attendance numbers continue to pace the GLVC

November 20, 2013

While attendance numbers have dropped at the Physical Activities Center (PAC) for men’s basketball games, Southern Indiana still remains one of the leaders in Division II attendance coming into this...

Eagles’ guard Thomas leads by example

Southern Indiana senior guard Lawrence Thomas drives to the basket in last month's exhibition game at Indiana University in Bloomington. PHOTO by JIMMY PYLES
November 13, 2013

For Southern Indiana senior guard Lawrence Thomas, every passing day is one step closer to the end of his collegiate career. The Springfield, Ill. native knows it, and he is making the most of out...

IT’S A WIN-LOSE SITUATION: Exhibitions rake in $21,000 in guarantees

Eagles celebrate during their opening exhibition contest at Indiana University in October. PHOTO by JIMMY PYLES
November 12, 2013

Southern Indiana men’s basketball team fell in both of its exhibition games against Indiana and Tennessee, but the Eagles' program made the most of its two trips. The beneficial qualities of the...

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