Senior wide receiver John Lantz slides under Eastern Illinois University senior defensive back Alex
McNulty for a touchdown Saturday at Saluki Stadium. Senior quarterback Kory Faulkner connected
with Lantz for the 17-yard pass on fourth-and-10 to tie Eastern with 2:19 remaining. SIU lost 40-37 in
double overtime.
CHRIS ZOELLER | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Salukis lose thriller in double overtime

  The SIU Football Team played host to Eastern Illinois Saturday in its home opener and fell against its intrastate foe 40-37 in a game for the ages.   The two teams combined to miss five field goals, but Eastern Illinois hit its most important ... Continue Reading →

SIU’s marketing efforts differ from other regional schools

As SIU continues to revamp its marketing campaign, other universities in the region are taking a different approach. In her Sept. 5 State of the University Address, Chancellor Rita Cheng said SIU should continue to tell the university’s story and learn ... Continue Reading →

Lennon ready for fast-paced game

The Saluki football team isn’t exactly sure what they will see out of Eastern Illinois University’s offense during Thursday’s season opener, but whatever happens will be quick. Coach Dale Lennon said he expects a fast-paced game out of the Panthers, ... Continue Reading →

High hopes depend on hot start

It might be the fresh feeling of a new year. Or maybe its the confidence that any old mistakes have been corrected, turning past losses into present wins. It might even be the smell of fresh-cut grass, though probably not for SIU; Saluki Stadium has artificial ... Continue Reading →
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