ST. LOUIS – A much-improved second half for SIUE wasn't enough to overcome a quick start from Saint Louis as the Billikens ran past the Cougars 89-52 Wednesday in the season-opener for both schools. "To put this thing together the way they (Saint Louis) did in like five days, says a lot about... read more
ST. LOUIS – SIUE men's basketball played toe-to-toe with LSU Thursday, falling in the end 94-81 at Chaifetz Arena. "When you really look at how we played, that is the most positive thing coming from this game," SIUE Head Coach Brian Barone said. "I don't love that we gave up 90 points or we... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Striving for equal opportunities for all and dedicated to building a more inclusive culture, the SIUE Department of Intercollegiate Athletics recently announced the formation of a task force focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion called "Cougars As One" (CAO). Athletic Director... read more
GLEN CARBON - Drew Sowerwine recently made history with his teammate Christian Logue for Father McGivney Catholic's baseball team when they signed a letter of intent with Culver-Stockton College of Canton, Mo. Sowerwine is recognized as the November Male Riverbender.com Athlete of the Month for... read more
FT. WAYNE, Ind. - SIUE women's basketball scored a big road victory to start the season, downing Purdue Fort Wayne 66-50 at the Gates Sports Center. Ajulu Thatha led the Cougars with 14 points and 11 rebounds while Allie Troeckler and Mikayla Kinnard added 13 and 12 points, respectively. Troeckle... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Sophomore Alyssa Marie Terhaar of Father McGivney Catholic High School finished strong in the fall, placing eighth in the regional meet and in the top 50 in the sectional. For her efforts this fall, Terhaar is recognized as the Riverbender.com November Female Athlete of the Month for... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Sophomore McKenna Getta, Metro East Lutheran High School continued to improve this year throughout the girls cross country season and is recognized as the November female Riverbender.com Athlete of the Month. Getta said she would like to thank the team for always pushing her and making... read more
BETHALTO - Sophomore cross country runner Hannah Meiser had a big year for the Civic Memorial High girls team, with consistent top-ten finishes in many of her meets, climaxed by a fifth-place finish in the Mississippi Valley Conference meet, a third at the IHSA Class 2A Jacksonville regional, an... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Senior Mackenzie Weisner has been dancing since she was two-years-old, and has earned many accolades in her dancing career, and is currently a member of the Edwardsville High dance team. Recently, Wesiner had the best solo score of 71 in the Illinois Dance Team Association Start the... read more
GRANITE CITY - Luci Blomme has cheered competitively for 12 years and it is a big part of her life. She was also part of the Warriors' group that became the first to qualify for state in 10 years. For her accomplishments, Luci is the November Female Riverbender.com Athlete of the Month For Granite... read more

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