The SIU and the University of Illinois baseball teams line up at the newly-renovated Itchy Jones
Stadium for the national anthem Friday before the Salukis’ 5-1 loss. The Salukis swept the Illini
2-0 during Saturday’s doubleheader, bringing SIU’s record to 10-8. The Salukis play Eastern Illinois
University 4 p.m. Tuesday at Itchy Jones Stadium.
JENNIFER GONZALEZ | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Itchy Jones Stadium celebrates Saluki legends

Roughly a week before the inaugural game at Itchy Jones Stadium, coach Ken Henderson and former coach Dan Callahan’s widow, Stacy Callahan, turned on the stadium lights for the first time. The clubhouse, formerly known as Richard “Itchy” Jones ... Continue Reading →

Baseball, track facilities named to honor coaches

The SIU Athletic Department will honor current and former coaches by adorning their names on two of the newest facilities. The new track facility will be named the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex to commemorate former men’s track coach Lew Hartzog, ... Continue Reading →

Four starting pitchers have baseball coaches excited for postseason

When he walked off the mound in the fifth inning against Wichita State April 1, junior left-hander Nathan Dorris was on his way out of the weekend rotation. “I wasn’t believing in myself and my abilities. I wasn’t going out there knowing I could ... Continue Reading →

MVC Coach of the Year award renamed in Callahan’s honor

The Missouri Valley Conference honored late Saluki coach Dan Callahan by renaming its Coach of the Year award to the Dan Callahan Coach of the Year award. Callahan coached SIU baseball for 16 seasons, from 1994 until his death in 2010 to neurotropic melanoma, ... Continue Reading →
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