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Receivers dedicated to improve from last season

Randle El has connected with just three wide receivers in the early stages of the season: Gaddis, Graham and Dorsey. But every day in practice a battle wages between IU's three established receivers and less established players such as junior college transfer Henry Frazier, redshirt freshman L.J. Parker and sophomore Glenn Johnson.


Volleyball team improves with new swing offense

Sophomore outside hitter Hillary Toivonen tried to explain the volleyball team's new "swing" offense, but she kept laughing and shaking her head. "It's so confusing," she said. It might be hard to put into words, but the Hoosiers have broken a school record with the new offense, and three players now lead the Big Ten in offensive categories.


Men's soccer takes on Louisville

Coach Jerry Yeagley doesn't plan on letting his men's soccer team make the same mistake twice. IU defenders lost the ball to opposing strikers and forwards couldn't get the ball past the faster, stronger opposing defenders in a 4-1 loss to Creighton last Friday.


Coaching staff now complete

All four men have 'interim' in front of their titles, but the coaching staff of the men's basketball team is now complete.


Injuries plague women's soccer team

As the women's soccer season began, coach Joe Kelley was pleased with his team's depth. For Kelley, it was one of the team's three largest assets going into this season. Three weeks later, Kelley might be biting his tongue. The team, once filled with potential starters, is now frail and thin after a host of injuries has depleted the team's midfield and front. In all, four potential starters have been put on the bench for part or all of the season, and another is playing through an ailment.



Defense is Hoosier's bright spot

Despite starting the Big Ten season 0-2 and scoreless, the women's soccer team does have one bright spot: the defense.


Randle El shoulders heavy load for football

It's not hard to guess who will end up with the ball when IU's football team is in a critical situation. Junior quarterback Antwaan Randle El's role goes beyond the typical responsibilities of the quarterback. Not only is Randle El responsible for barking instructions at the line of scrimmage and throwing the ball, but he also has to worry about carrying the ball.


Assistant basketball coach named

Mike Davis made his first move in piecing together a coaching staff immediately after he was hired as interim head coach of the men's basketball team Wednesday.


Around the game

Tennis players compete in tourney IU sent four players to the T. Rowe Price National Intercollegiate Clay Court Championship Tournament this week.



Football team drops game to Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY. -- At the end of the fourth quarter, junior quarterback Antwaan Randle El looked very alone in his now-famous No. 11 jersey.


Athletics conduct code approved

NEW ALBANY ' After a week of living in the spotlight, IU President Myles Brand asked for closure to the Bob Knight situation Friday as the IU board of trustees unanimously approved the new IU Athletics Code of Conduct.


New tri-captain steps up for men's soccer team

INDIANAPOLIS - Pat Noonan stood next to his teammates at midfield with a black-and-white captain's armband on his left bicep before Sunday's match at the Butler Classic.


Freshman defender makes first appearance for soccer team

INDIANAPOLIS ' Matt Ahumada hadn't played a minute with the men's soccer team until Friday's loss against Creighton, but coach Jerry Yeagley couldn't stop talking about the freshman defender before the season began.


Offense sluggish in weekend losses

The women's soccer team was shut out twice in losses to Northwestern 1-0 and Michigan 2-0 this weekend at Bill Armstrong stadium. The losses are the first for the Hoosiers this year.



IU gears up for rival

The Bourbon Barrel doesn't exist anymore, but that doesn't mean the IU/Kentucky football game doesn't mean anything. Travel to parts of Southern Indiana or almost anywhere in Kentucky and the annual border war between the Hoosiers and Wildcats is a topic of conversation. "When you go down to Southern Indiana, Louisville, Owensboro, Evansville, that game is the number one thing that they talk about when I come down to the golf outings and speak," coach Cam Cameron said. "They are pointing towards the Kentucky game, but it is important to us all."


IU athletes compete in 2000 Olympics

With the first Olympics of the new millennium officially beginning today, some local athletes and a professor ' who is gaining national attention for his stand against a new trend in swimming ' will be paying close attention. Former IU softball player Michelle Venturella, junior diver Sara Reiling, former IU track and field athlete De Dee Nathan and IU assistant wrestling coach Charles Burton are among thousands of athletes reaching for gold at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.


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