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Summer training keeps throwers busy

Summer training keeps throwers busy

By Chris Zoeller July 2, 2012

Senior thrower Kim Fortney prepares for a practice throw Monday at the Saluki Track and Field Complex. Fortney said the team’s training regimen for the summer tends to be heavier than during the school...

No Salukis qualify for U.S. team

By Akeem Glaspie July 2, 2012

Past and present Saluki athletes had respectable showings during the U.S. Olympic Trials, but failed to qualify for any U.S. Olympic events.Junior swimmer Justin Wolfe placed eighth in the 100-meter butterfly...

How to enjoy the outdoors on the Fourth of July

How to enjoy the outdoors on the Fourth of July

By Ben Conrady July 2, 2012

While our country celebrates its independence Wednesday, Carbondale residents can celebrate freedom with sports and outdoor activities, without straying too far from home.A game of golf is a good place...

Weekly Bark June 28th 2012

By Joe Ragusa June 27, 2012

The NCAA approved a new four-team playoff system Wednesday in an effort to make the current way of determining a champion in the Football Bowl Subdivision more fair. Will the new system work better than...

Bassers president anchors cast of anglers

Bassers president anchors cast of anglers

By Ben Conrady June 27, 2012

Aaron Connor communicates through anecdotes and allegories, a fitting quality for the president of the university's fishing team, which is a hobby known for it's storytellers.To Connor, a senior from Murphysboro...

Former Saluki takes on new challenge in East St. Louis

Former Saluki takes on new challenge in East St. Louis

By Joe Ragusa June 26, 2012

Basketball was Tony Young’s opportunity to better himself and go to college, and now he’ll get the chance to help high school kids reach the same plateau in one of the most poverty-stricken areas in...

Coaches reflect on effects of Title IX

Coaches reflect on effects of Title IX

By Ben Conrady June 25, 2012

The current athletics landscape at SIU might look much different if not for the institution of Title IX, which hit its 40th anniversary Saturday.The legislation is a portion of the Education Amendments...

NCAA releases academic reports

By Joe Ragusa June 25, 2012

The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all of its’ schools Wednesday for the 2010-2011 school year. The APR is measures a team’s academic performance, and teams that have a multiyear...

‘Mike T' tournament honors local hero

‘Mike T’ tournament honors local hero

By Akeem Glaspie June 25, 2012

Just under 5,000 people from all over southern Illinois played in a basketball tournament during the weekend for a local hero.The Mike T Basketball Tournament hosted teams from Mount Vernon, Du Quoin and...

Track sees no Olympic qualifiers, trials continue

By Akeem Glaspie June 25, 2012

Five former Salukis had a chance to qualify for spots on the US and Bahamas Olympic teams, but so far no one has made it to London.The Olympic Trials began Thursday and will continue through July 1 in...

Whitt’s departure leaves basketball thin at forward

By Joe Ragusa June 20, 2012

Harry Whitt abruptly left the Saluki basketball team this week, although his teammates said they noticed his interest in the sport waning in his final practices with the team.“It wasn’t too shocking,...

15 minute saluki with: DeAnna Price

By Akeem Glaspie June 20, 2012

Freshman thrower DeAnna Price qualified to compete for the U.S. on the World Junior Team of the International Association of Athletes Federation. She qualified Saturday in the hammer throw with her second...

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