Former WNBA player to coach women's team

Former WNBA player to coach women’s team

By Kelsey Johnson LOGOS STAFF WRITER The new head coach for the women’s basketball team at the University of the Incarnate Word had a busy year once. In the space of 12 months, then-point guard Christy Smith led Team USA…

Baseball learns hard lessons against tougher teams

Baseball learns hard lessons against tougher teams

By Sye Bennefield LOGOS STAFF WRITER Head Baseball Coach Danny Heep has seen it all after playing 13 seasons in the major leagues with clubs such as the Houston Astros, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox and…

Athletic training, sports medicine staff gets award

Special to the Logos The University of the Incarnate Word’s football athletic training/sports medicine staff has been named the best sports teams group in the city. The staff has been selected to receive the 2016 Best of San Antonio Award…

UIW narrows search for women's coach

UIW narrows search for women’s coach

University of the Incarnate Word is getting closer to hiring a new women’s basketball head coach in the wake of Kate Henderson’s resignation March 7 following a 6-23 season. “We have had three candidates in and expect to make an…

Spring football game offers fall preview

Spring football game offers fall preview

By Sye Bennefield LOGOS STAFF WRITER In the words of former Texas sports information director Jones Ramsey, “There are only two sports in Texas: football and spring football.” Spring football is vital in teaching technique and fundamentals without the worry…

UIW loses 3-0 vs. new city soccer team

UIW loses 3-0 vs. new city soccer team

By Stephen Anderson LOGOS STAFF WRITER The San Antonio Football Cub closed out preseason play with a 3-0 win over the University of the Incarnate Word team Thursday, March 24, at Toyota Field. In the first game, SAFC took on…

Ex-Cardinal soccer star set to play for city team

Ex-Cardinal soccer star set to play for city team

By Jorge Jones LOGOS STAFF WRITER Max Gunderson is ready to make his debut Saturday, April 9, at Toyota Field with the newly formed San Antonio FC soccer team. Gunderson, a three-time, all-conference-performer defender from Henderson, Nev., played with the…

Fencing student competes nationally

Fencing student competes nationally

By Priscilla Aguirre LOGOS ASSISTANT EDITOR For the first time ever, a student from the University of the Incarnate Word fencing program made it to the 2016 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships. Sophomore Alexander Sless competed March 24-27…

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101 student-athletes earn Southland academic honors

The University of the Incarnate Word had 101 student-athletes named to the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll from last fall – 15 of whom earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages.

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Coach: Softball team will ‘surprise’ league

   The University of the Incarnate Word’s 2016 softball team is expected to finish last this spring in the Southland Conference, according to a preseason poll released in January. But Cardinals Coach Amanda “Mandy” Gamboa begs to differ with the…