UIS Athletes of the Year, team and individual awards announced

May 8, 2015

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Senior softball player Lauren Hollinshead and sophomore golfer Talon Supak garnered the University... Read more »

‘The Beautiful Game’

Trenton Adams, Staff Writers

April 29, 2015

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It seems to be a recurring joke that Americans do not embrace soccer and never will. However, this joke is growing stale. Major League Soccer (MLS) reached equal popularity with Major League Baseball (MLB) at 18 percent of avid... Read more »

Stars face Indianapolis at East Peoria

April 29, 2015

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The UIS softball team earned the No. 7 seed in the 2015 Great Lakes Valley Conference Softball Championship Tournament, which will be held May 1-3 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, Ill. UIS faces No. 2 Indianapolis on Friday... Read more »

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 »