Special teams set to kick off

Saluki football’s offense and defense will have new coordinators this season, and the story is very much the same for special teams. Coach Keith Murphy will take over the special teams along with the tight ends. This is Murphy’s first year with the ... Continue Reading →
Paul Jacobs, Grammy award-winning organist and chair of the Julliard School organ department, plays the Marianne Webb pipe organ at Shryock Auditorium Friday during the recital in Webb’s memory.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Organist, professor honored by community

There was no sheet music on the stand. His hands and feet played Bach, Shuman and Mozart, among others, from memory. Paul Jacobs’ organ repertoire was the reason Marianne Webb made a point in her will he would be the one to play her memorial recital. ... Continue Reading →

Seniors prepare for final college game

While each of the SIU football team’s seniors will don his Saluki jersey for the final time Saturday, the men hope the game will be treated like any other. SIU (5-3, 4-3 MVC) was eliminated from playoff contention and a conference championship is also ... Continue Reading →

Freshman discusses quirky long-distance kick

Football Q&A Daily Egyptian: Early in the year you struggled, but you developed into a strong team asset as the season progressed. What did you do to improve? Austin Johnson: In the beginning of the season, I was a true freshman and kicking was really ... Continue Reading →

Bye week brings time off

The Saluki football team will use its bye week to catch up with schoolwork, prepare for next week’s Western Illinois contest and recuperate from a rigorous season. With only one game left this season, the bye has come a bit too late for some team members’ ... Continue Reading →

Salukis lose in last seconds

The SIU football team trailed for only seven seconds of its 16-12 home loss to No. 21 South Dakota State University Saturday. SIU grabbed a 7-0 lead with 4:07 left in the first quarter on a 7-yard flex sweep by sophomore wide receiver LaSteven McKinney. ... Continue Reading →

Salukis grab win in final minute

  At last week’s press conference, SIU coach Dale Lennon noted how a punt that is blocked for a score increases a team’s chances of winning tremendously. That statement showed its validity a few days later in the Salukis’ 34-31 Homecoming win ... Continue Reading →

Salukis fall in defensive game

The SIU football team came out on the losing side of a defensive battle Saturday as it fell 24-3 to Indiana State University. The two teams were each held to 255 yards of total offense in the contest. Despite the lack of an offensive presence throughout ... Continue Reading →

Six-run sixth inning dooms Salukis

The strong winds of Abe Martin Field helped Middle Tennessee State score 14 runs in its 14-5 victory Tuesday against the Salukis. “We didn’t play poorly, we just didn’t pitch well enough to win,” said coach Ken Henderson. “And we’re not going ... Continue Reading →
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