While some members of the SIUE community were worrying about getting their final grades in, other professors and students were trying to finish work on research projects, such as those in the exercise science and physiology programs.
The NBA confirmed what’s been reported on and speculated about for the past week — that the league, along with the players union, is in discussions to restart the NBA season in Orlando, Florida, later this summer.
WASHINGTON — It's been more than two months since a major American sport has held a contest. March 11 was the day the NBA suspended play indefinitely after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. The NHL followed suit, as did Major League Baseball, postponing openin…
The Special Olympics has been forced to cancel all of their spring events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Summer events may be canceled as well.
While SIUE Athletics may seem to be brought to a standstill with COVID-19 regulations, SIUE’s Media relations and Broadcasting Specialist Joe Pott has found a different way to make sure SIUE fans get some fresh content.
Strikes, submission holds and gravity-defying moonsaults ensure social distancing is not possible within the ring. This has left many wrestling promotions unsure of where they stand during the pandemic.
Athletes and coaches have had to adjust their workout programs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, leading them to come up with new ways to stay in shape.
Dancers all across the state have taken a big hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Competitions have been canceled for competitive dance, and many classes rely on in-person interaction for coaching.
Spring athletes are to receive an additional year or related competition in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the NCAA.
The MLB announced late last year it would allow players to consume marijuana and would start testing for opioids, opting for rehab when opioids are found rather than punishment.
“Tell us about your outfit tonight,” “How has your love life affected your performance?” and “How do you balance your career and your family?” These are all questions the media has been known to ask female athletes.
Life seemed to pause and change drastically when COVID-19 began transmitting in communities across the United States. At SIUE, students are unsure of their future academic plans, particularly senior athletes.
SIUE’s recruiting processes will be more challenging for the coaches now that the Ohio Valley Conference has enforced a travel ban due to the pandemic.
In the midst of constant email updates, it seemed the Student Fitness center would remain an option for students who needed to sweat through the pandemic storm. That is no longer the case.
When most people think of sports casting, they think of the play by plays, discussion of injuries, and the football field. Esports casting trades that for strategies, metas and cooldowns.
Cougar Athletics had a strong start to spring break with a series of wins but preventative measures against COVID-19 soon brought it all to a halt.
This international women’s day, the Blues/Blackhawks game will be covered by an all-female broadcast team, something largely unheard of in the world of sports. According to the 2018 Associated Press Sports Editors Racial and Gender Report Card, only 10 percent of sports editors were women, s…
Track and field stunned at the Ohio Valley Conference with several stellar performances. Ethan Poston took first in the men’s high jump, with 2.14 meters. Additionally, many students broke their own personal records.
SIUE alumni Misi Clark-Jones, Tom Calhoun, Nino Fennoy and Steve Trittschuh, were honored with an induction ceremony into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.
This weekend was busy for Cougar Athletics, with wrestling ending their season and tennis making some stand out performances. Here’s a quick wrap up of what you missed this weekend:
The SIUE hockey team’s season came to an end with a loss in the semifinal round of the Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs.
Men’s club volleyball has taken home their first win for SIUE at the Midwest Plains Valley Conference North Regional Tournament.
In the Cougars’ third meet of the indoor track and field season, the men’s team placed third, while the women’s team ended the weekend with a sixth-place finish.
While wrestling and basketball have been struggling to make headway these past few weeks, the track and field teams are ready for a promising indoor season.
After rising above over 400 other schools, SIUE esports club’s Hearthstone team finished fourth at the fall 2019 Collegiate Championship Semi Finals on Dec. 14th, at Full Sail University in Florida.
SIUE students just enjoyed fall break and will soon be on winter break, but student athletes work hard in practices during breaks, just as they do during the academic year. Some do not even go home during breaks.
The cross country team’s top runners raced last Friday in the NCAA Midwest Regionals at Oklahoma State University for the last race of their season.
Despite a lead in the first two sets, SIUE fell 3-0 to the University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks during their final regular season game on Saturday.
Sunday’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship game marked the end of women’s soccer’s season, as they battled through regulation and two overtime periods to fall to Belmont in a penalty shootout.
So how much fun was last night?
That was first question for Robby Fabbri when he picked up the phone Saturday afternoon from Detroit.
“It was awesome,” Fabbri replied. “A great first night.”
Men's cross country placed seventh and the women’s team placed sixth at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Saturday morning.
The men’s basketball team opened their season with a definitive performance against the Fontbonne University Griffins on Tuesday night. Sophomore guard Cam Williams scored the first basket 17 seconds into the game and the Cougars didn’t give up the lead once on the way to their 104-57 win.
The ending for the Blues was a happy one: David Perron scoring 1:28 into overtime to give the Blues a 5-4 win over the Red Wings. That goal was made possible by a power-play goal by Ryan O’Reilly with 4:38 to play in regulation that tied the game.
University of Dayton, Western Illinois University and William Woods University were all no match for the Cougars this weekend. All nine SIUE players picked up at least one victory at the Cougar Invite.
During their off seasons, both basketball teams have been focusing not only on get into shaping for games, but also on giving back to the community that supports them.
The Cougars closed out homecoming weekend with a 2-0 win over University of Central Arkansas. The shutout boosted the homecoming record to 12-0.
Last weekend, the Cougars played their first three home matches on the newly named First Community Arena against the University of Central Arkansas, Presbyterian College and Purdue University Fort Wayne. They lost all three matches, extending their losing streak.