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Eagles bounce back with victories over Wisconsin-Parkside

Eagles bounce back with victories over Wisconsin-Parkside

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

January 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The men's and women's basketball teams both earned wins in the second game of the three-game home series. Tonight the women's team beat Wisconsin-Parkside 78-71 led by double-figure performances from four players. Tanner Marcum led the team with 24 points, Kaydie Grooms scored 15 and both Morgan...

Bench adds 34 points in Eagle win

Bench adds 34 points in Eagle win

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

November 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Once the women's basketball team made rebounding an emphasis it stuck, assistant coach Randa Dallas said. In the 83-37 win over the University of Alabama in Huntsville, USI pulled down 41 rebounds "That's always a focus for us," senior guard Tanner Marcum said. "One of our main goals is to outrebound...

Women’s basketball beats Hannibal-LaGrange 106-44

Women’s basketball beats Hannibal-LaGrange 106-44

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

November 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

The women's basketball team never lost its lead to Hannibal-LaGrange University. The Eagles beat the Panthers 106-44 this afternoon with most of the team getting a chance to make an impact. The bench lifted the team with 54 points and overall the team shot 52.4 percent. "I think it's a very...

‘Remember it’s a clean slate’: Lady Eagles end win streak with 32-point loss

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Randa Dallas said the women's basketball team made a lot of mistakes in its 89-57 loss to Bellarmine University. The team, which was on a four-game win streak, shot 32.4 percent from field-goal range and 10 percent from the three-point line. "We didn't make shots," the assistant coach said...

Defense ‘sparks’ offense for Eagles

Defense ‘sparks’ offense for Eagles

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 13, 2016


Filed under Sports

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Women’s basketball team ends 10-game losing streak

Women’s basketball team ends 10-game losing streak

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

"Any other team would be like whatever, we're in a 10-game losing streak, whatever, we'll just wait until next year," Dallas said. "We're not doing that. We're not that team."

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