Men’s Tennis closes out Season with victory at Truman

April 22, 2015

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KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - The University of Illinois Springfield men's tennis team ended its season on a high note with a 7-2 victory at Truman State on Wednesday afternoon. The Prairie Stars finished the year with a 11-13 mark - their... Read more »

Softball ranked in Midwest Region

April 22, 2015

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The NCAA Midwest Regional Advisory Committee for Division II softball relased its initial set of regional rankings with the University of Illinois Springfield debuting in the No. 10 spot. The region ranking is the second for... Read more »

UIS drops close games to Lewis on military appreciation day

Roberto Pedroza, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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The UIS baseball team dropped a pair of games 5-2 and 5-4 to the Lewis University Flyers on Saturday at the UIS Baseball Field. Military Appreciation Day was well-received, with 156 fans in attendance. The Prairie Stars fell... Read more »

UIS prairie stars split games with Lewis flyers

Roberto Pedroza, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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The UIS baseball team split a doubleheader with Lewis University on Sunday at the UIS Baseball Field. The Prairie Stars dropped game one 5-3 but were able to take game two 7-3. In game one, Lewis scored the first run of the... Read more »

An ode to the Underdog: The NCAA Tournament

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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As the 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament rolls on to the Final Four, one can see that the remaining teams left on the bracket, have served as the gatekeepers in determining who will be crowned national champions. To no surprise,... Read more »

Prairie Stars sweep McKendree

Roberto Pedroza , Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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The bats came alive for the UIS men’s baseball team as they began a ten-game home stretch in 11 days with a doubleheader sweep of the University of McKendree Bobcats on Wednesday afternoon. In the first game, the Prairie... Read more »

UIS baseball comes up short against Saint Joseph’s on Saturday

Roberto Perdoza, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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The UIS baseball team lost both games against Saint Joseph’s on Saturday at the UIS Baseball Field. The Prairie Stars lost the first game 6-2 and the Pumas remained hot to take the second game 9-3. In game one, Ryan Keck... Read more »

Prairie Stars drop two to No.16 Southern Indiana

Roberto Perdoza, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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The UIS softball team lost both games Sunday afternoon against No. 16 Southern Indiana at home. The Prairie stars dropped the first game 6-4 and the second game 5-0 at the Land of Lincoln Softball Complex. The Prairie Stars... Read more »

UIS softball splits games against McKendree

Roberto Pedroza , Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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The UIS Prairie Stars split games against the McKendree University Bearcats on Tuesday afternoon at the Land of Lincoln Softball Complex. UIS won the first game 15-2 in five innings, but could not hold off Mckendree as game two... Read more »

UIS splits games against Bellarmine

Roberto Pedroza, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

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The Prairie Stars split games against the visiting Knights at Land of Lincoln Softball Complex on Saturday afternoon. Bellarmine won the opening game 2-0 in eight innings, and UIS took the second game 1-0 on a homerun by Ashli... Read more »