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Lessons on mental toughness

Lessons on mental toughness

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

January 22, 2019


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Alex Davidson spent her first two seasons on the basketball team sitting the bench. The senior elementary education major’s family would crowd the bleachers each game, only to see Davidson play the last minute of every game. “My family was proud that I was even on the team,” Davidson said. “But to me, it was e...

Women’s basketball team to walk for a cure

Women’s basketball team to walk for a cure

Emma Corry, Special to The Shield

September 25, 2018


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Alex Davidson described the Race for the Cure as moving and empowering. The women’s basketball team will walk with the university team for the 2018 Komen Evansville Tri-State Race for the Cure Sunday at the Eastland Mall. Susan G. Komen is an organization focused on raising funds for loc...

Women’s basketball hopeful for bigger turnout

Women’s basketball hopeful for bigger turnout

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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Jordan Auker Audrey Turner thinks men’s sports, including basketball, are more hyped than women’s sports. “I think the timing of men’s games is better, and in general it’s a faster-paced game and people would rather watch that,” the freshman special education major said. Turne...

Women’s basketball ‘off to a really good start’

Women’s basketball ‘off to a really good start’

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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Jacob Candler The Shield interviewed women’s basketball coach Rick Stein about the upcoming season and their goals for this year. The team just recently won 71-58 against the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. The Shield: How’s the season started? Stein: We’re sitting 13-2 and one ...

Women’s basketball ready to recoup

Women’s basketball ready to recoup

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017


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What started out promising ended horribly. The USI women’s basketball team entered the GLVC Tournament in March as the tournament’s No. 2 seed with a 14-2 record since the start of 2017 and a 24-4 record overall. The Lady Screaming Eagles won the GLVC East by two games and with a win against UI...

GALLERY: USI Women’s basketball team defeats Missouri S&T 99-73

GALLERY: USI Women’s basketball team defeats Missouri S&T 99-73

Jordan Auker, Photographer

February 2, 2017


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The women's basketball team beat Missouri University of Science and Technology Thursday evening 99-73 at the PAC.

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