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Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction raises money for scholarships

Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction raises money for scholarships
Annual athletics fundraiser full of great items.
September 3, 2019

The Steak Fry ‘n’ Auction started 26 years ago when the athletics department was selling Season Tickets. “It started as a promotion to sell Season Tickets and to just raise money,” Mandi Fulton...

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Looking at the recent History of USI sports
August 29, 2019

The University of Southern Indiana has not been around very long. It started in the 60s and USI is still going strong today. With everything constantly moving forward, it is always good to look back at...

Women’s tennis gears up for great season

Women's tennis gears up for great season
September 17, 2018

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...

High hopes for men’s basketball season

Head coach Rodney Watson lays out the game plan to members of the 2014-15 men’s basketball team during a game agaisnt Davis Elkins College. Watson is the ninth head coach for the men’s team and 2015-16 will be his seventh coaching season.
September 17, 2018

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...

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Student athletes with the University of Southern Indiana's Women's softball team practice at the Broadway Sports Complex, Aug. 28, 2018.
August 28, 2018

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...

Reynolds named men’s golf coach

Reynolds named men's golf coach
August 24, 2018

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...

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

USI Men’s Track & Field finishes eighth at WashU invitational
April 4, 2018

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...

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