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Finding talent in the tri-state

April 17, 2013

When you ask Southern Indiana baseball Head Coach Tracy Archuleta about recruiting, it’s clear that one of his primary goals is finding talent around the tri-state. “Every time we go out we try...

Rugby starts spring season

April 10, 2013

The University of Southern Indiana’s rugby club, coming off a state championship during the fall season in the Indiana Rugby Football Union, ventures to excel against a stronger schedule in the spring...

Boesing leads Eagles to ‘consistent success’

April 10, 2013

USI Head Tennis Coach Chris Crawford recruits players from every direction, with distance having no significance in his recruiting plan. Crawford’s team is diverse, with eight players from seven different...

Snapping a streak: Baseball team looks to get back on track with 11-game homestand

April 3, 2013

The Eagles looked to be back into early season form after it’s 6-1 win against Kentucky Wesleyan College Tuesday night. USI (13-10 overall, 4-9 in the GLVC) which has struggled to find success after...

High hopes for outdoor track & field

March 27, 2013

Despite the below-freezing temperatures and snow on campus, Friday marks the beginning of the men’s outdoor track and field schedule for head coach Mike Hillyard and his Southern Indiana athletes. “We...

“I’m a Screaming Eagle”: Coach Watson looks toward upcoming season

March 27, 2013

Next season is far away but men’s basketball Head Coach Rodney Watson has a lot to do before he’s ready for next year. Watson is out on the road now trying to fill spots for the four leaving seniors...

USI falls to Drury, now looks to NCAA tournament

March 11, 2013

The defending Great Lakes Valley Champions (GLVC) couldn’t hold off eighth-ranked Drury as USI fell 71-65 during Sunday's title game. After a long miss placed inbound pass by senior forward/center...

Ford Center to host first Division II event

March 6, 2013

Although the site now boasts nothing more than a large hole, the intersection of Boeke Avenue and Division Street in Evansville was once home to Roberts Stadium, a destination for Division II basketball...

Eagles get first round bye after win over KWC

March 2, 2013

With No. 19 USI down 15-8 to rival Kentucky Wesleyan, the PAC was subdued - maybe even more so than anticipated. That mood changed as soon as junior forward Taylor Wischmeier hit a jumper that sent...

Eagles find success in learning from past mistakes

February 27, 2013

With the regular-season schedule winding down and the GLVC tournament next weekend, USI men’s basketball Head Coach Rodney Watson understands the importance of every remaining game.After the first five...

‘We need to protect our home’

February 27, 2013

After a rocky first half, the USI women’s basketball team lost its second straight home game to McKendree University 58-45 on Saturday at the PAC.The Eagles (17-8 overall, 9-8 GLVC), made just 17.9 percent...

Testing the water: Athletic program not ruling out swim team for USI

February 22, 2013

USI’s 25-meter swimming pool gets lots of use – but not by swim team members. Until recently, swimming has not been a popular sport among Division II schools in this area, and few schools in the...

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