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Baseball never stops for the Salukis

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 11, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Even though the college baseball season ends, that doesn't mean the game stops in the offseason.Many SIU baseball players continue playing in NCAA-sanctioned summer leagues during the months following the school year."It's a gr...

Mistakes cost Salukis in series finale

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

April 10, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Indiana State rode its second strong pitching performance in as many days to a series win at SIU in a 5-1 win Sunday.Freshman Tyler Ward (4-3, 2.92 ERA) pitched seven shutout innings for the Sycamores (21-12, 2-1 Missouri Valle...

Blackfan’s homer proves to be the difference in victory

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 8, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

A home run by sophomore first baseman Logan Blackfan in the eighth inning gave the Salukis a 7-6 lead in the first Missouri Valley Conference game of the year.The Cordova, Tenn., native drove a 2-0 pitch deep over the left field w...

Salukis escape tight ball game with a W

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 3, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Saluki baseball recorded three defensive ground ball double plays in a win Sunday, including one in the ninth to prevent the tying run from scoring and secure the victory.Sophomore closer Ryan Netemeyer induced the game-ending do...

Gamecocks power past Salukis in series opener

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

April 1, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Jacksonville State baseball's offense was on display Friday, as it torched Southern Illinois 9-5.SIU (15-10-1) outhit the Gamecocks (18-7) 10-9, but five of Jacksonville State's hits went for extra bases, as opposed to one for ...

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