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Women’s tennis gears up for great season

Women’s tennis gears up for great season

Rachel Lowhorn, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Briefs

In her 28th year as head coach, Keely Porter has a strong team to lead in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Porter’s goal for the group is to “become individually more skilled.” This year’s team has four freshman, one sophomore and two juniors. “We have a competitively young group,”...

High hopes for men’s basketball season

High hopes for men’s basketball season

Rachel Lowhorn, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the Men’s Basketball team is preparing for the season, Rodney Watson begins his 9th year as head basketball coach. Coach Watson is 203-65 overall in his eight years with the team. Watson and the team constructed a 20 game winning streak making them 20-11 in the 2017 season. The Shield sits down ...

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Austin A. Lewis, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University of Southern Indiana’s Women’s Softball team is digging their talons into a new season. After soaring high from last season with a national championship, the team isn’t letting the win get to their heads or determine how things will go this time around. “Our kids are very ...

Reynolds named men’s golf coach

Reynolds named men’s golf coach

Austin A. Lewis, Sports Editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men’s golf program is starting the 2018-19 year off with more than just a fresh start, but with fresh leadership as well. Mike Reynolds is coming on as the seventh head coach in the program’s history. Reynolds is a Morehead State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in university studi...

USI Men’s Track & Field finishes eighth at WashU invitational

USI Men’s Track & Field finishes eighth at WashU invitational

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men’s track and field team finished eighth at the Washington University in St. Louis Invitational over the weekend. Though his specific place was not known as of press time, Senior James Cecil said he probably placed somewhere in the teens. “We had people at different meets and at NC State ...

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