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The Cougars suffered a narrow loss against the Omaha Mavericks on Saturday. Throughout the game, there were many points where the Cougars seemed to be making a comeback, yet they lost 63-65.

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Men’s basketball commanded the game in a 73-53 win against the Northern Illinois Huskies Wednesday night. The Cougars ended the first half with a 34-18 lead and drove forward, never losing the lead in the game.

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Through the combination of racism and sexism hurled at them throughout history, Black women became one of America’s many marginalized groups. Now, as the Black Lives Matter movement has swept the nation, Black women in sports have been able to use their platform to speak up for what is right. 

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of collegiate athletics has been thrown into limbo. With more students returning for their lost seasons — and new freshmen still arriving — there is a dire need for more funding.

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently announced that they would be moving their fall and winter championships to Spring 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that some colleges, including SIUE, will be holding competitions for every sport at once. This has led to unpr…

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Major league sports have been dealing with racial issues for decades, but in today’s climate, support is becoming more vocal on many fronts, and where it’s not, people are demanding change.

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Fall sports have begun and SIUE Athletics is trying to keep things safe, including establishing extra precautions to prevent the virus from being contracted and having a plan for when someone does test positive.

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The pandemic has cost us SIUE’s annual homecoming soccer game, but we can take comfort in knowing many SIUE former athletes have had their fair share of success since moving on from SIUE. How many of these former SIUE athletes do you remember? 

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The pandemic has brought SIUE Athletics many unexpected hurdles, which recently culminated in the Ohio Valley Conference's cancellation of fall competition. This caused a ripple effect of uncertainty to move all through athletics.

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This fall, conferences are having to worry more about keeping their coaches and athletes safe than planning a schedule. They are facing an unprecedented threat: the COVID-19 pandemic.

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents decided to postpone to spring fall competition and championships for men’s and women’s cross country, women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and football. The fall competitive schedules for men’s and women’s gol…

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With the number of COVID cases rising across the nation, college athletes are not only taking drastic measures just to play their sport, they’re also sacrificing summertime traditions. Vacations are one of the big things I’m missing this summer. Athletes are not just missing vacations, they …

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We may have missed the Cardinals this season, but don’t worry, The Alestle is here to remind you of some ballpark memories from SIUE’s past. Here’s a list of baseball greats who not only succeeded at SIUE, but also in the world of sports outside Edwardsville:

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Last week, Athlete Network announced a new partnership with SIUE, aiming to help current student athletes forge essential networking connections.

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After a decade-long hiatus from SIUE while coaching at other schools, former Cougars track athlete Marcus Evans will now return to campus as the new Track and Field and Cross Country head coach.

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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.

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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…