–The volleyball team is returning home for the first time this season, hosting a four-team tournament beginning tonight at 5pm. UE plays its first match Friday at 7:30pm against SIU Edwardsville.
–The women’s soccer team has two home games this weekend, opening up the slate with Belmont tonight at 6pm. The Aces
–The women’s tennis team is starting up its fall ball this weekend as they travel to SIU Edwardsville for a two-day tournament. I wrote about the small, yet experienced squad for today’s paper.
–The Kansas City Royals are back in action tonight, playing the Detroit Tigers. Jamey Carroll, UE baseball coach Wes Carroll’s older brother, is going for his 1,000th career hit. Lineups haven’t be announced, but first pitch is at 6:08 and you can follow along here.
–From around the MVC: Wichita State finally released its 2013-14 schedule. Not sure why it took them so long to put it out—all the other Valley schools released them last week—but if you’re curious, here it is.
–From around the MVC: Another update on Wichita State’s DJ Bowles
Medcalf: Source: Bowles has surgery after collapsing http://t.co/WGNtOHKMya
— Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) September 13, 2013
— Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) September 12, 2013