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Saluki football rolls past Murray State in season opener

Saluki football rolls past Murray State in season opener

By Ryan Demer, Sports Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Saluki football team fired on all cylinders Thursday night, rolling past Murray State on the road in Murray, Kentucky 49-10 in their regular season opener.

In the Dawg Pound with Dillon

In the Dawg Pound with Dillon

August 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

After a management change for the St. Louis Cardinals, the Redbirds have turned their season around for a possible playoff appearance.

Saluki Football holds eighth annual Fan Fest

Saluki Football holds eighth annual Fan Fest

By Ryan Demer, Sports Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The eighth annual Saluki Fan Fest, held on Thursday night, gave fans in attendance a chance to interact with the SIU football program on the field just one week before the official start of the 2018 season. The event provided activities for young fans to partake in as well as free ice cream distributed...

Kent Williams to join the MVC Hall of Fame

Kent Williams to join the MVC Hall of Fame

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Former Saluki men's basketball star Kent Williams is set to be inducted into the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame.

Austin Weiher to transfer from SIU

Austin Weiher to transfer from SIU

By Nathan Dodd, Sports editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Forward Austin Weiher’s time at SIU has come to a close as he will transfer and forgo his senior season at SIU, the team announced Wednesday.

Grant Williams named SIU Women’s Soccer head coach

Grant Williams named SIU Women’s Soccer head coach

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Grant Williams has been named as the first SIU Women’s Soccer head coach, during a press conference held Monday afternoon.

Southern loses season series to Indiana State

Southern loses season series to Indiana State

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Southern could not out-slug Indiana State (24-20, 6-9 MVC) as it lost the game by a score of 11-1, suffering a series loss.

Salukis split doubleheader with Northern Iowa

Salukis split doubleheader with Northern Iowa

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

SIU split the doubleheader with the Panthers (26-24, 11-13 MVC) with a 4-2 win and a 6-1 loss.

Saluki baseball holds off Indiana State on rainy day

Saluki baseball holds off Indiana State on rainy day

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU baseball team hosted the Indiana State Sycamores in the first of a three-game series on alumni weekend. SIU was able to hold off the Sycamores (22-20, 4-9 MVC) to earn the 3-2 victory.   The Sycamores found the first run of the game in the third inning as they put men on first and...

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