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Men’s basketball loses twice in a row to Wisconsin-Parkside

Josh Omenazu, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

On Jan. 31, the UIS men’s basketball team fell to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, a Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) rival, at The Recreation and Athletic Center by a score of 80-66. The final score does not tell... Read more »

Prairie Stars basketball in two-game road trip

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

January 27, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

Over the weekend, the men’s and women’s basketball teams embarked on a brief two-game road trip against GLVC Eastern Division opponents, the University of Indianapolis and Saint Joseph’s College. On the 21st, both squads... Read more »

UIS falls to McKendree 86-84

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

January 27, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

Coming off their first GLVC win of the season, the men’s Prairie Stars looked to build momentum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day against McKendree. It was a see-saw affair that would be decided in the final minutes. Despite... Read more »

Becoming Stars

Becoming Stars

November 18, 2015

Illinois high school football player dies of head injury

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

November 4, 2015

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

A Bogan High School football player passed away on Oct. 23 after suffering a head injury at a game on Oct. 22. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune by Nick Swedberg, senior Andre Smith collapsed after a game on Oct.... Read more »

UIS volleyball plays a hard weekend

Alexander Camp, Columnist/ Sports Reporter

October 28, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

With just a third left to play in the season, the UIS volleyball team (5-17 overall, 2-7 Great Lakes Valley Conference) opened their penultimate home stand of the season against the conference- and division-leading Lewis University... Read more »