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Ex-Loyola basketball players say Sheryl Swoopes’ coaching methods behind mass transfers

By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune

May 1

Filed under Uncategorized

In the summer of 2013, less than four months after beginning her first coaching job at Loyola Chicago, Sheryl Swoopes gathered her team at a campus theater to watch an ESPN documentary about her emergence as one of the best w...

University police department sniffs out money for K-9 unit

By Cory Ray, Daily Egyptian

September 6

Filed under News

The SIUC Department of Public Safety is tracking down funds to add a K-9 unit.Sgt. Chad Beights said the police department started an online donation page in fall 2014 to buy and train one K-9 unit. The estimated cost of the un...

Proposed budget cuts would affect athletics

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 29

Filed under Sports

With Gov. Bruce Rauner’s $387 million proposed budget cut to higher education—roughly $44 million affecting SIU's Carbondale campus—all departments on campus have to plan for cuts, including athletics.“If we end up doing bu...

Softball excelling outside the diamond

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 4

Filed under Softball, Sports

The women’s softball team was honored on Feb. 17 for having all 17 of its players maintain a 3.0 grade point average or better and having a 3.616 average GPA last fall.Coach Kerri Blaylock is used to the academic success for he...

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