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Krolak and Maier lead the Salukis at Adidas Pre-Nationals

Krolak and Maier lead the Salukis at Adidas Pre-Nationals

By Dillon Gilliland

October 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

In their first visit to Louisville Kentucky since 2012, the Saluki women placed 22nd out of 29 teams while the men placed 18th out of 24 teams.

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1960s alumnus reminisces about his time in Carbondale

1960s alumnus reminisces about his time in Carbondale

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

Baby-boomer and SIU alumnus William "Bill" Gasa spent his formative years in Carbondale, witnessing some of the school's more remarkable sports achievements from the student section of a brand-new SIU Arena and the wooden bleachers of McAndrew Stadium.

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Salukis ruffle Redbirds’ feathers with 42-7 Homecoming win

Salukis ruffle Redbirds’ feathers with 42-7 Homecoming win

By Nathan Dodd

October 14, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

The SIU football team upset the No. 15 Illinois State Redbirds 42-7 Saturday at Saluki Stadium. The Salukis had not beaten the Redbirds since their 2013 matchup in Carbondale — the last time that SIU had a winning record in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Saturday’s game between the ...

SIU volleyball loses third straight conference match against Northern Iowa

SIU volleyball loses third straight conference match against Northern Iowa

By Dillon Gilliland

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Salukis fell to Northern Iowa Friday in a three game sweep (16-25, 14-25, 17-25), losing their third straight conference match.

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SIU’s Darren Brooks brings lasting legacy to MVC Hall of Fame

SIU’s Darren Brooks brings lasting legacy to MVC Hall of Fame

By Nathan Dodd

October 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In August, the Missouri Valley Conference announced that former Saluki cager Darren Brooks — one of the most decorated players in school history — will enter the MVC Hall of Fame in 2018. Brooks — a member of SIU’s basketball team from ‘00-05 – will be officially inducted on March 2, 2018, i...

Saluki football hosts rival Illinois State for Homecoming

Saluki football hosts rival Illinois State for Homecoming

By Nathan Dodd

October 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The annual tilt between SIU football and the No. 15 Illinois State Redbirds takes place in the midst of a grand Homecoming celebration Saturday in and around Saluki Stadium. The Missouri Valley Football Conference match-up will feature a Redbirds squad that remains unbeaten in MVFC play. In search...

Meet globe-trotting senior volleyballer Andrea Estrada

Meet globe-trotting senior volleyballer Andrea Estrada

By Dillon Gilliland

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

From Colombian national team captain to academic success while climbing the all-time kills ranks at SIU, senior outside hitter Andrea Estrada has built herself an impressive multi-national resume in athletics and education.

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Saluki football still in search of first MVFC win as Homecoming approaches

Saluki football still in search of first MVFC win as Homecoming approaches

By Nathan Dodd

October 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

After falling to 0-2 in Missouri Valley Football Conference play last Saturday, SIU football turns its attention to a Homecoming match-up against the Illinois State University Redbirds.

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