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Double Play: Twin student-athletes pack twice the punch

Jul 21st, 2011
Double Play: Twin student-athletes pack twice the punch

By Ashley Festa No need to get your eyes checked; you’re not seeing double. UIW really does have five sets of twins competing in five sports: track and field, softball, football, and women’s soccer and basketball. These student-athletes represent a wide range of ages, interests and talents. Despite their busy schedules, we were able to
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Men’s basketball takes winning start in Lone Star Conference

Mar 18th, 2011
Men’s basketball takes winning start in Lone Star Conference

By Andrew Festa Progress in UIW’s men’s basketball program is evident everywhere you look at the McDermott Convocation Center. It’s visible from the upgraded locker room and weight room to the new basketball goals, once used in an NBA All-Star Game. Most notable, there’s progress on the court, and that’s saying something considering it’s tough
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Two former UIW athletes enter Hall of Fame

Nov 15th, 2010
Two former UIW athletes enter Hall of Fame

By Catherine Duncan Soccer player helps others prevent injury Since completing her years at the University of the Incarnate Word as a soccer player and undergraduate student, Christie “CP” Powell has dedicated her life to providing physical therapy and injury prevention training to athletes while continuing to pursue her own education. “I built my physical
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Men’s tennis team top-ranked in South Central Region

Mar 12th, 2010
Men’s tennis team top-ranked  in South Central Region

By Andrew Festa UIW tennis coach John Newman stands in front of his players, who are assembled on the bleachers at Clarence Mabry Tennis Center on campus. It’s a chilly Saturday morning in January, a few weeks before the spring season begins, but he’s speaking to them as if they’re in the middle of heated
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