SIU drop season finale to MVFC champions

Despite a strong second half, the Salukis fell in their final game of the season to an in-state rival. No. 7 Illinois State (10-1) defeated SIU (6-6), 44-29. SIU scored 29 points in the second half, but could not find an answer to the Redbirds’ ... Continue Reading →

Illinois State is truly the whole package

SIU football’s opponent Saturday has been one of the biggest surprises in the Missouri Valley Football Conference this season. Illinois State was picked to finish sixth in the conference’s preseason poll. Since then, ISU has gone 9-1. Their spectacular ... Continue Reading →

Salukis hope to play spoiler in season finale

Although the SIU football team was eliminated from playoff contention with its loss to Northern Iowa on Saturday, it still has plenty to play for. The Salukis needed to beat seven Division I schools to become playoff eligible in the Football Championship ... Continue Reading →
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Northern Iowa crushes Saluki playoff hopes in blowout win

SIU’s playoff chances were dashed Saturday by a team that hasn’t won in Carbondale since 1996. Northern Iowa blew out the Slaukis on senior day 40-21. SIU gave the Panthers the win with 4 turnovers that UNI converted for 21 points. Despite the poor ... Continue Reading →

Two football players dismissed, two reinstated

SIU football released two suspended players from its roster head coachDale Lennon announced on Monday. Senior linebacker Victor Burnett and Senior cornerback Keith Suggs were released Monday. The news comes following the announcement that the two players ... Continue Reading →

Salukis search for fix, switch quarterbacks

The Salukis named Ryan West the starting quarterback for the game against Missouri State Saturday; a must-win if the team wants to keep their playoff hopes alive. West, a sophomore, will take over for junior Mark Iannotti under center. Head coach Dale ... Continue Reading →

Saluki defense recharged for Missouri State

If defense wins championships, SIU football’s title hopes have looked bleak in the past month. Although the Salukis are near the middle of the pack in the Football Championship Subdivision in most defensive categories, their defense has let them down ... Continue Reading →

Ryan West named starting quarterback for Missouri State game

The Salukis will have a different starter under center this week. SIU football coach Dale Lennon announced Ryan West will be the starting quarterback for Saturday’s game against Missouri State. This will be the first game West has started this season ... Continue Reading →

Last three football games will be stressful

SIU basketball started the season with something to excite the Saluki faithful, a blowout win. The 102-63 victory over lowly University of St. Mary was a bright spot for Dawg nation. It was a slight break from the train wreck the Saluki football (5-4, ... Continue Reading →

Week off rests starters, gives young players more reps

The SIU football team will finally get a break from the weekly routine of the season. The Salukis are 5-4 and have lost their last three games, all to ranked opponents. They also played without leading rusher Malcolm Agnew against Indiana State, which ... Continue Reading →
Senior wide receiver LaSteven McKinney runs the ball Saturday during the fourth quarter of the Salukis’ 41-26 loss against Indiana State University. McKinney had 7 catches for 55 yards during the game.
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Dawg tired Salukis enter off week

After three straight losses and an injury to its leading rusher, SIU football finally gets a break. It is week 10 and most teams have already had their bye week, giving teams a chance to rest their players. Unfortunately for SIU, its bye week comes with ... Continue Reading →

Dawg tired Salukis enter off week

After three straight losses and an injury to its leading rusher, SIU football finally gets a break. It is week 10 and most teams have already had their bye week, giving teams a chance to rest their players. Unfortunately for SIU, its bye week comes with ... Continue Reading →

Homecoming foe will pass heavily

Saluki football will not catch a break in its next game. No. 24 Indiana State (4-3, 1-2) will travel to Carbondale for a Missouri Valley Football Conference collision Saturday against No. 19 SIU. Indiana State has been a surprise this season. In 2013 ... Continue Reading →

Committee of running backs will split carries

Senior running back Malcolm Agnew will miss the next two weeks with an ankle injury, but SIU has a group of rushers to bridge the gap. Coach Dale Lennon said four players, Seniors Mika’il McCall, Ken Malcome, Tay Willis, and redshirt freshman Cameron ... Continue Reading →
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Agnew family suffers two football setbacks

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