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SIU sticks with coach despite NCAA sanctions

The National Collegiate Athletics Association released a 29-page public infractions report today sanctioning Chadron State College for a case involving rule violations against former head coach Bill O’Boyle who is now SIU’s offensive line coach. According ... Continue Reading →

Salukis bite Panthers in overtime

Terrance Peacock Daily Egyptian   The SIU Football team nearly let a 14-point lead slip away but found a way to edge Northern Iowa in overtime Saturday at the UNI-Dome. The Salukis (4-3, 2-1 Missouri Valley Football Conference) survived for a 24-17 ... Continue Reading →

Running back McCall dismissed from football team

Head Coach Dale Lennon announced Tuesday that junior running back Mika’il McCall has been dismissed from the team for disciplinary reasons. “Due to team disciplinary policies, Mika’il has been dismissed from the team,” Lennon said in a Saluki ... Continue Reading →
Junior cornerback Brandon Willingham demonstrates a proper handoff to 6-year-old Antonio Ancell of Carbondale; Thursday
during Fan Fest at Saluki Stadium. At the event, fans were able to collect autographs, participate in scrimmages and interact
with the Saluki football players.

Football team greets fans to kick off season

Coaches, players and hundreds of fans from all ages filled Saluki Stadium Thursday for Saluki Fan Fest. Attendees enjoyed a night of socializing, eating ice cream and receiving autographs from their favorite athletes. The third annual event gave fans ... Continue Reading →

Salukis drop final home game

Terrance Peacock Daily Egyptian   The Saluki softball team fell to in-state rival Illinois in an extra-innings affair during its last home game of the season at Charlotte West Stadium Wednesday. Patient at-bats led to the Salukis’ first run in ... Continue Reading →

Weekly Bark May 2, 2013

  The 2013 NBA playoffs provided fans with last-second buzzer-beating wins, exciting high scoring games and instances where the underdog defeats the clear favorite. With the first round of the NBA postseason drawing to a conclusion, what has been ... Continue Reading →

SIU steals series sweep from Bradley

The SIU softball team gained ground in the Missouri Valley Conference standings with its three-game sweep of Bradley at Charlotte West Stadium. Weather was a factor in the Salukis’ (24-25, 12-10 MVC) weekend series as the teams rescheduled game two ... Continue Reading →

Salukis face stiff test at historic meet

The Saluki track and field teams started their weekend with a record-breaking performance and went home with an event title from their top senior thrower during the 104th-annual Drake Relays. More than 8,000 athletes from professional, collegiate and ... Continue Reading →

Salukis fall in MVC Championship

The women’s tennis team finished its season with the most wins in school history but failed to win the Missouri Valley Championship as it fell to Wichita State on Sunday in the MVC Tournament. The Shockers, who hosted the MVC tournament, defeated the ... Continue Reading →

Double’s chemistry key to Salukis’ breakout season

  With the regular season in the books the SIU women’s tennis team concluded its season with one of the best records in school history. The Salukis finished their season 17-4 overall and 6-1 in the Missouri Valley Conference. Their 17 wins tied ... Continue Reading →

Grand slam lifts SIU past Purple Aces

The SIU softball team used a first-inning grand slam to beat Evansville 4-3 Tuesday and bring its conference record to 9-10 and avoid a season sweep by the Purple Aces. The Salukis (21-24, 9-10 Missouri Valley Conference) lit up Evansville ace pitcher ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs take two titles in Kansas

The Saluki track and field teams took home two titles and three runner-ups from the Kansas Relays to add to the Salukis’ impressive outdoor season. The Kansas Relays, one of the outdoor season’s premier meets, featured several ranked teams, including ... Continue Reading →

Salukis lose ground during pivotal games

SIU’s softball team traveled to Creighton for a crucial conference series and left with a loss in two of three games to drop SIU further in conference standings. Before the matchup, the Salukis (20-24, 8-10 Missouri Valley Conference) faced Evansville ... Continue Reading →

Salukis lose fight for top seed

On a day when three seniors bid farewell to a large home crowd, the women’s tennis team fell to Wichita State on Sunday to record their first conference loss of the season. The Salukis (17-4, 6-1 Missouri Valley Conference) swept Creighton Saturday ... Continue Reading →

Great defense fuels Salukis’ season turnaround

  After a shaky first half start to its season, the Southern Illinois softball team has come around and won nine of its last 16 games, including seven of the last nine in Valley play. Before the Salukis’ Wednesday doubleheader against Evansville, ... Continue Reading →
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