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From the Archive: Looking at the recent History of USI sports

From the Archive: Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor October 14, 2021

Message from 2021-2022 Editorial Staff:  The first issue of The Spartan Shield was published Oct. 15, 1968. The Shield Staff is celebrating The Shield's 53rd birthday by digitally republishing stories...

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Volleyball and Soccer are postponed

Stewart Brooking, Sports Editor August 26, 2020

On July 27 2020 the GLVC made the decision to postpone high-risk contact sports such as Volleyball and Men’s and Women’s soccer. Men’s Soccer Men’s Soccer is one of the fall sports that are...

Students have to come back for eligibility

Students have to come back for eligibility

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor April 20, 2020

The NCAA announced that spring athletes are able to get their eligibility for the next year back next year, if the athletes decide they want to. “Right now, we're just trying to make sure we get clarification...

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor 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...

United unit

United unit

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 23, 2016

One of the most rewarding aspects of athletics is team camaraderie. I didn’t play sports competitively for a majority of my life, but even from a fan’s standpoint, it’s rewarding. I’ve been a...

Men’s tennis picked to finish second

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 2, 2016

The USI men’s tennis team was picked to finish second in the GLVC East Division this year in a vote by the head coaches in the league. USI ended the 2014-15 season 15-7 overall and 5-1 in the conference. The...

Three Eagles place in ITA poll

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor January 12, 2016

USI men’s tennis begins Feb. 5, and the team is ranked 32nd in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll nationally, and fourth in the midwest. This is the fourth straight season the Eagles...

Tennis adds on for fall season

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor December 9, 2015

The women’s tennis team signed one high school senior to a national letter of intent for the fall 2016 season. Lauren Hambrock will join the Eagles after completing her final year at Terre Haute South...

Mens tennis hungry for season start

Men’s tennis ‘hungry’ for season start

Sarah Loesch September 9, 2015
“It left a bitter taste in our mouth,” the head coach said, “or at least I know it left a bitter taste in mine.”

Joyce receives GLVC honor

Sarah Loesch February 17, 2015

Junior Jack Joyce was named the GLVC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week. This past weekend during the Midwest Region he was 2-0 in singles play. He also had doubles victories with junior Joel Stern. This...

5 players, 5 countries

Jessie Hellmann September 18, 2013
Men's tennis team comes from various cultures around the globe.

Men’s tennis team wins sixth GLVC title in program history

Zane Clodfelter April 24, 2013

All season long, Southern Indiana Tennis Head Coach Chris Crawford wanted his team to play with the level of potential he knew they had. On Saturday, the Eagles exceeded his expectations when No. 40 USI...

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