Daily Egyptian

McGee in, last season’s assistants out for men’s basketball

By Joe Ragusa

April 10, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men's basketball coach Barry Hinson made his first hire Tuesday, picking up Terrance McGee for the coaching staff.McGee played under Hinson at Missouri State from 2001 to 2003, and has spent the last two years as an assistant coach at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich.“He's loyal, h...

Faculty, staff bowling league has first 300

Faculty, staff bowling league has first 300

By Ben Conrady

April 9, 2012


Filed under Sports

The faculty and staff bowling league at the Student Center has finally played host to a perfect game.The feat was accomplished April 2 by Jack Yates, whose wife is a faculty member at SIUC. It was his first time reaching the 300 mark after 12 years in the Student Center league and 20 years of playing t...

Baseball drops finale, takes two of three from Evansville

Baseball drops finale, takes two of three from Evansville

By Joe Ragusa

April 8, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Salukis did something they haven’t done all season twice this weekend: go an entire game without making an error.SIU (18-14, 5-4 Missouri Valley Conference) has gone two straight games without making an error after its 6-2 error-free loss Sunday to Evansville (20-12, 4-5 MVC). The loss for the S...

Salukis drop conference opener

Salukis drop conference opener

By Akeem Glaspie

April 8, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team lost to Wichita State University 6-1 to kick off the conference season.The Shockers came into the match, held Saturday at the University Courts outside SIU Arena, as winners of four out of their last five matches, and they continued to play successfully against the Salukis...

20 minutes with Coach Barry Hinson

20 minutes with Coach Barry Hinson

By Joe Ragusa

April 8, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Saluki men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson arrived in Carbondale Thursday to start work with his new team after his last team Kansas lost to Kentucky in the National Title game April 2. He sat down with the Daily Egyptian Friday morning to assess his first day on the job.DE: What approach have you tak...

Track men, women fall to Redbirds in dual meet

By Akeem Glaspie

April 8, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The SIU men’s and women’s track and field teams fell to conference rival Illinois State in a dual meet Friday and Saturday at Normal.The Salukis competed in 19 events with both teams taking second. The women were eight points short of ISU’s 102 points with 94. The men also came up short of ISU...

Salukis play for a greater cause in weekend series

Salukis play for a greater cause in weekend series

By Brandon Willingham

April 5, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

Though thunderstorms cancelled the non-conference match up against Saint Louis University Wednesday, the SIU softball team looks to continue its winning streak today. For a different look, the Salukis will wear pink for the annual Strike Out Cancer game Saturday, where fans can make contributions.SI...

Saluki tennis team hopes to stun Shockers

By Akeem Glaspie

April 5, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Despite struggles, the SIU men’s tennis team remains optimistic as it heads into its conference opener against Wichita State University.The Salukis will face Wichita State Saturday at the University Courts near the SIU Arena. The Shockers have won five of their last six matches, while the Salukis have...

Changes to come before Evansville matchup

By Joe Ragusa

April 5, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Saluki baseball goes into a weekend series against Evansville with 71 errors this season, forcing coach Ken Henderson to make some defensive changes.“We have guys that are capable of making plays, and for whatever reason, we haven’t done that,” Henderson said. “We’ve moved some people around....

Faulkner leads, McIntosh recovers

Faulkner leads, McIntosh recovers

By Ben Conrady

April 4, 2012


Filed under Football, Sports

Saluki quarterback Kory Faulkner said when he goes to high-five fellow quarterback Paul McIntosh, he uses his left hand, though neither is left-handed.The action is actually a joke between two teammates, because McIntosh's injured shoulder has left him unable to even lifthis left arm. McIntosh conti...

CrossFit So Ill keeps fit on the Strip

CrossFit So Ill keeps fit on the Strip

By Caleb Motsinger

April 4, 2012


Filed under Sports

It's not an aerobics class and it's not weight lifting — it's CrossFit, a mixture of resistance training and cardio, which has made its way to the Strip.Many businesses line Illinois Avenue, but CrossFit So Ill stands out with the large windows and open doors exposepassersby to a world of crashing w...

Baseball rallies to defeat Murray State

By Joe Ragusa

April 3, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Senior left fielder Jordan Sivertsen hit two home runs and drove in six for the Salukis as the team won a back-and-forth battle Tuesday with Murray State.SIU (16-13, 3-3 Missouri Valley Conference) defeated Murray State (14-16, 1-5 Ohio Valley Conference) by a score of 13-10, scoring four runs in the f...

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