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Low offense, late runs sink Salukis

March 12

Filed under About the DE, Baseball

Some late-inning heroics proved to be the downfall for SIU baseball.A three-run double in the bottom of the ninth by St. John's junior catcher Troy Dixon off junior pitcher Anthony Shimkus gave St. John's a 4-1 victory.Thoma...

Spring break allows Salukis to focus on baseball

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

March 11

Filed under Baseball, Sports

While students abandon Carbondale for Texas, Florida or wherever they call home, 31 student-athletes will be staying in southern Illinois.Members of the Saluki baseball team may not have class, but the season does not take a break this week."...

Sixth-inning rally sparks Hawkeye comeback

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

March 5

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team was in control for the first five innings of Saturday's game with Iowa, but could not put away its Big Ten opponent.  The Hawkeyes (3-5) used a four-run sixth inning to even the series with Southern Illino...

Saluki baseball sweeps in-state rival Western Illinois

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

February 28

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Southern Illinois baseball team continued its domination of Western Illinois on Sunday as it picked up its first series sweep since 2014.The Salukis (4-3) scored in each of the first four innings to back a stellar outing...

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