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Dorris taken in 17th round of MLB Draft by Cubs

By Joe Ragusa June 6, 2012

Junior left-handed pitcher Nathan Dorris was taken in the 17th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs Wednesday with the 524th overall pick.Dorris was 7-4 with a 4.17 ERA in 16 appearances...

Serritella taken in fourth round of MLB Draft by Phillies

Serritella taken in fourth round of MLB Draft by Phillies

By Joe Ragusa June 5, 2012

Saluki first baseman Chris Serritella was taken in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday.Serritella was taken with the 158th overall pick, which was the...

Baseball, track facilities named to honor coaches

By Joe Ragusa June 5, 2012

The SIU Athletic Department will honor current and former coaches by adorning their names on two of the newest facilities.The new track facility will be named the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex to...

Baseball ends season with 8-6 loss in MVC championship game

By Joe Ragusa May 29, 2012

The Salukis jumped ahead early in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament against Creighton, but the lead didn’t hold and the Salukis were denied their first bid to the NCAA...

Track and field team sends seven athletes to NCAA finals

Track and field team sends seven athletes to NCAA finals

By Akeem Glaspie May 29, 2012

Seven members of the Saluki track and field team earned a chance to compete in the NCAA finals after their performances in regional competition.The finals will be June 6-9 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Drake...

Why the world hates Lebron James (And why I don’t)

By Ben Conrady May 29, 2012

Sports ColumnLeBron James is the best player in the NBA. He wins MVP trophies, goes to the finals (though no championships, yet), and has captured the hearts of basketball fans everywhere, only to smash...

Baseball can’t hold on to lead, loses 8-6 in MVC championship

By Joe Ragusa May 26, 2012

The Salukis jumped ahead early in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament against Creighton, but the lead didn’t hold and the Salukis were denied their first bid to the NCAA...

Baseball falls to Saint Louis

By Joe Ragusa May 22, 2012

Saint Louis vaulted itself past the Saluki baseball team with the help of a five-run third inning Tuesday.SIU (25-27) fell 8-5 to Saint Louis (38-15) Tuesday in Sauget. Sophomore right-hander Aaron Snyder...

Men’s basketball formally introduces new staff, two recruits

By Joe Ragusa May 22, 2012

The coaching carousel hit the Salukis and Illinois State when both men’s basketball head coaches left under different circumstances: Chris Lowery was fired March 28 and Tim Jankovich left April 26 to...

Baseball wins in first round of MVC tournament

By Joe Ragusa May 22, 2012

After he retired the first 15 batters he faced, junior left-hander Cody Forsythe ran into a little bit of trouble in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Salukis’ first-round matchup against Wichita...

Organization teaches baseball the ‘right' way

Organization teaches baseball the ‘right’ way

By Ben Conrady May 22, 2012

While only a handful of batted balls make it out of the infield, spectators might argue a baseball game played between 10 and 11-year olds Monday night renders as much zeal as any of the nightly professional...

Baseball swept by Sycamores, finish 9-12 in conference

By Joe Ragusa May 15, 2012

The Salukis were already in a 5-1 when the second out was made in the top of the fifth inning Sunday, but the Indiana State Sycamores were able to drive in four more runs before the inning ended to pull...

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