Ben Sorden, the new head coach of the SIUE softball team, is doing well with the players so far. He complimented the team saying how impressed he is by how they’ve responded to him being their new coach.
The club has maintained a good amount of high-scoring teams, some of which have gone undefeated.
Eastern Illinois University, who had won all 13 of their conference games until now, lost their streak in a game against SIUE Saturday.
The men’s basketball team’s game last week broke their losing streak with their game against the University of Tennessee at Martin. Redshirt junior guard Shamar Wright scored the 1,000th point of his career during the game.
While not usually competitive, the SIUE Fencing Club plans on hosting a casual tournament in March where fencers can compete for fun.
The crowd waved glow-in-the-dark sticks to cheer on the SIUE hockey team Jan. 20 at the East Alton Ice Arena, which ended in a close loss to Bradley University.
The women’s team kept up the heat against University of Southern Indiana in their game on Saturday. With almost no leads at all from Southern Indiana and strong plays all around from SIUE, the team’s chances in the Ohio Valley Conference are looking better and better.
Women’s tennis kicked off their season with a 6-1 win against University of Illinois Springfield.
Women’s basketball helped their conference record with a win against Lindenwood University this past Saturday.
Coaches for the men's and women's basketball teams expressed excitement for the coming season after winning against Tennessee State University last Thursday, and are looking forward to the remainder of the Ohio Valley Conference.
The Ohio Valley Conference honored KK Rodriguez as the conference Newcomer of the Week for her performance at the Husky Classic. During that contest, Rodriguez scored a career-high 19 points after knocking down 11 out of her 12 free throws.
The six game win streak men’s basketball was enjoying was stopped by Bradley University in their game Tuesday night.
Despite growing up in a household that rooted for the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears, I became a Cardinals fan early on because my father brought me to as many Cubs versus Cardinal games as he could.
Despite a strong first half, the women’s basketball team was overcome in the last quarter of their game against Xavier University on Sunday.
Redshirt junior goalkeeper Taylor Spiller of Cincinnati, is one of two goalkeepers on the women’s soccer team, a position she found a passion for at a young age.
The NCAA Midwest Regional welcomed the SIUE cross country team to compete against some of the top schools in the area.
Last weekend’s tournament pitted the Cougars and the University of Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles with an overpowering victory the first day and neck and neck victory the second.
Women’s basketball suffered a loss from Eastern Michigan University on Sunday. The team nearly pulled ahead in the final quarter, but was unable to keep up the momentum.
For the women’s basketball’s first game of the year and the exhibition game to start the season, SIUE faced an old rival, the Missouri S&T Miners, losing in the final minutes of the game by three points.
Head Coach Cale Wassermann said that the regular season has taught them a lot of lessons and prepared them for the next stage.
With a score over 100, the men’s basketball team had a strong start to their season with a game against Eureka College.
Junior international business major Roland Prenzler of Edwardsville is a member of the men’s cross country team, and one of its many record holders.
A few years ago, when I was just a reporter starting at The Alestle, the editors needed someone to cover an upcoming basketball game. Most of the staff was busy that night, and I was one of the only people who could attend, so I offered to take it. Growing up, my family watched baseball and …
The Big O Classic proved to be a success for many Cougars, including Anthony Ruthey, who finished second with the lowest 54-hole total of his career, as well as Brady Kauffmann and Alex Eickhoff, who tied for 10th place with some of their career lows.
Despite a long break, and an unfortunate gap in practice due to COVID-19, men’s basketball is preparing for their first game of the season.
The Cougars played their second home game against the Evansville Purple Aces in the Missouri Valley Conference, which resulted in a 2-1 loss for SIUE.
The women’s basketball team announced that they have organized a trip to Italy in June of 2023. As this is the first European tour for the team, the staff and student athletes are looking forward to the experience.
The Cougars women’s soccer team got off to a good start in conference play this past week.
The Cougar’s basketball program has an experienced new director, Jacob Smith, who has big goals going into his first year with the two teams.
Throughout the volleyball team’s preseason, one thing made the difference: Teamwork.
The Cougars played their most recent Missouri Valley Conference home game against the Belmont Bruins on Sept. 24, which ended in a 1-0 loss.
Adam Albertsen, head coach, said the squad had a good showing for their first event. He said it was nice to get out there to compete against new competitors this past weekend.
The women’s softball team welcomes new head coach Ben Sorden who he has a long and experienced resume with softball.
For the first time in game history, the Cougars faced off against Lindenwood University.
The SIUE Cougars faced off against the Purple Aces in a pre-season home game resulting in a 0-0 tie on Sept. 1.
An unmatched rival since 2008, Loyola again proved to be unmovable by the Cougars.
The Cougars were defeated by Loyola Chicago in their second home game of the season.
This semester’s group fitness classes at the Student Fitness Center include dance, cardio and strength training, with classes like cycling and high intensity interval training.
After a vote from the coaches and media communications directors of the Ohio Valley Conference, women’s soccer was voted as most likely to win the OVC this year, following their win last year.
After an unexpected weather delay, the exhibition game resumed in a close 1-1 tie during the second period before a winning goal by the University of Illinois-Springfield.
With two minutes remaining in the second period, the Cougars broke the tie against Indiana State, resulting in a 2-1 win.
Terrance McGee and Kristof Kendrick are bringing their talents to SIUE’s men’s basketball team as the newest assistant coaches.
In the last season of women’s tennis, Jill Lambrechts boasted a 13-game winning streak and led the team with a 22-4 record. With a 4.0 GPA, she became the first SIUE tennis player to earn CoSIDE Academic All-District Honors and won Ohio Valley Conference co-player of the year for tennis.
The only professional tennis tournament in the St. Louis area, Edwardsville Futures, is preparing for a week of men’s tennis and community events.
With increasing, temperatures regularly reaching 100 degrees and continuing to rise, staying active isn’t always easy. If the gym isn’t an option, there are plenty of ways to be active in your own home.