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The USI Cheer team kicks off the Midnight Madness festivities by performing cheers and stunts for fans Thursday night at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Gallery: Midnight Madness 2021

Photo by Michaela Nees, Staff Photographer October 18, 2021

Bryce Krizan sets the university all time stolen bases record Saturday. Krizan batted over .700 in the weekend series against the University of Missouri in addition to stealing bases.

Baseball player steals the stolen base record

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 6, 2021

He spots the pitcher lifting his foot and takes off running for second base. He slides into the bag. The adrenaline rush of stealing another base is pumping through him.  Bryce Krizan, a graduate student...

Coach Rodney Watson talks to the team during a timeout against Kentucky Wesleyan College at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

All sports cancelled until April 6

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor March 17, 2020

The NCAA, GLVC and USI Athletics have cancelled all athletic season games and practices until April 6.  After April sixth the Athletics department will review the situation brought by COVID-19. They...

Athletic director named chair of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee

Athletic director named chair of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee

Noah Alatza, News Editor September 11, 2018

The university's director of athletics Jon Mark Hall has been named the NCAA Division II Basketball Committee chair. The committee has direct oversight responsibilities for the men’s basketball championship....

Gallery: Men’s basketball team beats Rockhurst 98-77

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer January 7, 2017
Eagles beat Rockhurst University 98-77, Saturday afternoon, at the PAC.

GALLERY: Women’s basketball team beats Rockhurst 84-79

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer January 7, 2017
Eagles beat Rockhurst University 84-79, Saturday afternoon, during the Great Lakes Valley conference at the PAC
Scott Hooker, head athletic trainer, stretches out soccer player Michael Sass, a senior exercise science major.

New trainer looks to improve athlete health, welfare

Sarah Loesch August 25, 2015

  Scott Hooker has been in Evansville for less than a month, but he already has some ideas of what he will focus on in his new position as head athletic trainer. “The good thing about this...

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