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Saluki football adds returner and quarterback transfers

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 14

Filed under Football, Sports

Head football coach Nick Hill on Tuesday announced the additions of cornerback/punt returner Craig James and quarterback Josh Straughan to the team.James, who will be a third-year junior in 2016, transferred from Minnesota, w...

Board of Trustees discusses furlough payments, renovations

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 19

Filed under Campus, News

The SIU system will have its lowest funding since the 1980s if GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Feb. 18 budget proposal passes.At Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting in Carbondale, SIU President Randy Dunn reacted to the budget proposal...

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...

Women’s cross-country focused on the long run in life

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 27

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Track Cross Country

Academics and athletics are two separate specializations, but for student athletes, the two become one.The women’s cross-country team had the highest team grade point average last semester with a 3.659, according to informati...

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