The Shield

Intramurals need improvements

Jerry McCartney

October 28, 2014

Each year, USI offers students an opportunity to compete in intramural athletic play. Operating through the university’s Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center, eight league sports are represented and coordinated for competitive or recreational play. Of these eight sports, USI offers men’s,...

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 a national title is an extremely honorable achievement, which takes hard work, dedication, and...

USI needs a football team

Jerry McCartney

September 25, 2014

The fall season is underway for USI Athletics, yet the university still lacks one thing: a football program. Of the university’s top performers are the women’s golf team, the men's and women’s track and field teams and the Screaming Eagles baseball team (coming off a NCAA Division II National...

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