Pippen creates SIU legacy

One SIU volleyball player is on pace to become one of the most efficient Salukis of all time. Junior hitter Taylor Pippen has a .408 hitting percentage, which would be the highest single season percentage in Saluki history. Sonya Locke, who hit .369 ... Continue Reading →

Young Salukis talented but untested

In coach Barry Hinson’s third season, he finally has a team of players he recruited and fit his style of coaching. It has given him a lot of measured optimism after two wins to open the season. SIU men’s basketball is preparing for its first game ... Continue Reading →
Sarah Gardner • Daily Egyptian
Junior guard Anthony Beane goes up for a dunk Saturday during “Homecoming Hoops” outside SIU Arena. The Salukis’ first home basketball game of the season is at 7:05 p.m. Saturday against the University of St. Mary.

Saluki basketball future better than present

SIU men’s basketball ended last season with a surprising run in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament that ended in heartbreak. This year’s team is looking to build on that success, though it will be missing a big piece. With the loss of Desmar ... Continue Reading →

Salukis move to losers bracket

A southern Illinois native stalled the Dawgs chances to make it to the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday. The eighth-seeded Salukis fell to the fifth-seeded Illinois State University Redbirds (32-21, 10-11) 6-1 to put them ... Continue Reading →

Salukis show winning hand against Aces

The Saluki baseball team was a few steps away from beating the Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year earlier this season, but it got its revenge against him Tuesday. The eighth-seeded Salukis (26-29, 4-17) upset the top-seed University of Evansville ... Continue Reading →

Salukis set to open MVC

It has been nearly 30 years since SIU women’s tennis reigned supreme in the Missouri Valley Conference, but this week the team has a chance to return the hardware to Carbondale. Friday marks the beginning of the MVC tournament. For SIU, the three-day ... Continue Reading →
Freshman Kyle Pauly  pitches in extra innings during SIU’s 5-4 win against Purdue Saturday March 22. The Salukis begin conference play this weekend at Missouri State. 
Jennifer Gonzalez|Daily Egyptian

Conference games bring back rivalries

The Missouri Valley Conference is one of the best conferences for baseball this season but come this weekend, the glove comes off. The Salukis (13-10, 0-0) have their first conference series this weekend at Missouri State University (10-13, 1-2).  The ... Continue Reading →
Freshman swimmer Sarah
James, right, embraces
senior swimmer Kristy Hinkle
Saturday after the women’s
200-yard backstroke during
the Missouri Valley Conference
Championship at Edward J.
Shea Natatorium. Hinkle won
the 200-yard backstroke with a
time of 2:02:51. James finished
the season on the first-team
All-Conference roster and
Hinkle garnered honorable
mention first-team.
ROBERT OLSON | FOR THE DAILY EGYPTIAN

Saluki women kept swimming until end

Saluki women’s swimming and diving finished the season with some hardware, but not the Missouri Valley Conference Championship the team wanted. SIU hosted the MVC Swimming and Diving Women’s Championships during the weekend, and finished in third ... Continue Reading →

Athletes adjust, bare all weather elements

  NCAA athletes have to practice and compete regardless of if the weather is too hot, too cold or just right. SIU is geographically one of the most southern schools in the Missouri Valley Conference. Since temperatures fluctuate, some sports teams ... Continue Reading →

UALR female swim team joins Missouri Valley Conference

  The Missouri Valley Conference commissioner, Doug Elgin, has announced the University of Arkansas at Little Rock women’s swim team, has joined the conference as an affiliate. UALR coach Amy Burgess said the team was in the Sun Belt conference ... Continue Reading →

No Swan song for SIU

SIU basketball took a hit Tuesday, when the university announced guard Josh Swan underwent a career-ending knee surgery. The surgery was a result of an injury Swan obtained in a Feb. 2 Missouri Valley Conference game against Illinois State University. The ... Continue Reading →

Salukis set to swim

With three days of swimming ahead, the women’s swimming and diving team is prepared for this weekend’s Missouri Valley Conference Championships. SIU will host the championships Thursday- Saturday at the Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatori- um and will feature ... Continue Reading →

Salukis bear second loss under Harlow

      The Salukis kept a close contest for the second game in a row under interim- coach, Adrianne Harlow, but the team fell short 79-72 in its matchup with Missouri State. Missouri State (10-9, 2-5), got a fast start against SIU (4-14, 1-6) ... Continue Reading →

Salukis fall hard against Illinois State

Post trouble and poor shooting caused the Salukis to fall 89-41 during Saturday’s game against Illinois State. The 89 points marked a season-high in points for the Redbirds (12-6, 4-2 Missouri Valley Conference), and the margin was SIU’s worst loss ... Continue Reading →

Sycamores log Salukis

Matt Ferguson Daily Egyptian   Despite closing a 21-point gap against Evansville Sunday, the Salukis couldn’t keep their offense going Thursday night as they fell 72-57 to the Indiana St. Sycamores. The Salukis (4-11, 1-3) kept it a close ... Continue Reading →
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