Prairie Stars hold winning record despite losing three of five games

Daniell Bennett, Assistant Editor for Sports

April 16, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

The UIS baseball team traveled to Macomb, Ill. and Romeoville, Ill. last week to play in five games, finishing the week with two wins and three losses. The Prairie Stars started off their first game of the week with a three... Read more »

Unexpected results in NCAA tournament

Daniell Bennett, Assistant Editor for Sports

April 16, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

Upsets and ruined brackets were the major scenes during the first rounds of the NCAA tournament, which led to the surprise ending in which University of Connecticut (UCONN) walked away with the win. The NCAA game on April 7... Read more »

Men’s and women’s teams add two more losses to record

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

UIS men’s and women’s tennis closed out their regular season on the road this past weekend, dropping all of their matches against McKendree and Southern Indiana. On Friday, the Stars matched up against the Bearcats of McKendree.... Read more »

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

In an almost mirror image of last week, UIS softball came out flat on the opening day of their weekend doubleheaders, and then put up two aggressively dominant wins the next day. Going up against Drury on a beautiful Friday afternoon,... Read more »

UIS holds winning record despite four straight losses to Southern Indiana

Daniell Bennett, Assistant Editor for Sports

April 9, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

UIS started out the week strong with two wins against McKendree but faltered when facing Southern Indiana, dropping all four games. “McKendree was our first mid-week conference double header. This was something new for us... Read more »

Men’s and Women’s teams end tournaments as expected

Daniell Bennett, Assistant Editor for Sports

April 9, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

UIS men’s golf surpassed coaches’ expectations in two-day tournament, with the women’s golf team also holding their own, finishing ninth and eighth respectively. The men’s golf team played in Cincinnati this weekend,... Read more »

Unsuccessful weekend for tennis

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

April 9, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

The UIS men and women’s tennis teams had matches against Lewis and Saint Joseph’s over the weekend, but neither could come away with a home win at Washington Park. On Friday, both squads took on the Lewis Flyers, whose... Read more »

No found success against Southern rivals

Daniell Bennett, Assistant Editor for Sports

April 2, 2014
Filed under Archives, Sports

UIS fought hard in the first set of away games against GLVC opponents McKendree and Bellarmine, but slowly headed south creating a 1-7 away-game record. The Prairie Stars got on the board first in the second inning with a bunt... Read more »