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Heartbreaker: Southern falls short against Illinois State in final seconds

Heartbreaker: Southern falls short against Illinois State in final seconds

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

February 17, 2019

The Illinois State University Redbirds toppled the Southern Illinois Salukis, 68-66, during the team's second matchup of the regular season Sunday afternoon. 

Three Salukis combine 62 points, seal 79-57 win over Indiana State Sycamores

Three Salukis combine 62 points, seal 79-57 win over Indiana State Sycamores

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2019

The Saluki Men’s Basketball Team swept the Indiana State Sycamores, 79-57, during their road trip game Saturday.

In the War Room with Warfel: The Valley is vicious

In the War Room with Warfel: The Valley is vicious

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

The Valley is vicious. Any team can win on any given night, without any team really staying consistent throughout the entirety of the season.

Southern’s stifling defense ends losing streak with win over Bradley

Southern’s stifling defense ends losing streak with win over Bradley

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

Southern's stifling defense held Bradley to 28 percent field goal shooting and forced 14 turnovers to secure a 62-55 win at SIU Arena Friday night.

Goalkeepers galore: Three local athletes headline women’s soccer inaugural class

Goalkeepers galore: Three local athletes headline women’s soccer inaugural class

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

“As you just roll down the roster sheet and you look at the geography,” Grant Williams, SIU Women's Soccer head coach said. "We’re as far east as Detroit and we’re as far west as San Diego – we truly have been able to accomplish a national recruiting pawprint.”

Kill appointed permanent athletic director, special assistant to the chancellor

Kill appointed permanent athletic director, special assistant to the chancellor

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 14, 2019

"We are grateful for Coach Kill's strong leadership and effective management of Intercollegiate Athletics and his continued role in working on enrollment and outreach for the SIU Carbondale campus," said John M. Dunn, interim chancellor.

Saluki track and field legend returns to coach, road to 2020 Olympic Games

Saluki track and field legend returns to coach, road to 2020 Olympic Games

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

February 13, 2019

A series of new hires for the Saluki Track and Field has welcomed new faces to the coaching staff this season including a very familiar face to Saluki athletics – legendary high jumper Kyle Landon.

Speed Kills: Saluki Baseball set to strike terror on the base paths

Speed Kills: Saluki Baseball set to strike terror on the base paths

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

"We've had some really good players in the past, we've had some good teams," head coach Ken Henderson said. "We've not had a collection of them like we do right now – this is the most complete team we've had."

In the War Room with Warfel: The Free Agency Scandal

In the War Room with Warfel: The Free Agency Scandal

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

"Fans may be furious about owners refusing to offer long term contracts to these free agents, but to those fans I would say don't expect it to end soon," Adam Warfel, sports editor writes.

Women’s golf finishes second at Battle of Boulder Creek

Women’s golf finishes second at Battle of Boulder Creek

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

The Saluki women's golf team opened their season this week in Las Vegas, finishing second at the Battle of Boulder Creek with a total score of 915 across the three rounds.

Free throws sink Southern in loss to Drake

Free throws sink Southern in loss to Drake

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

Free throws sunk Southern (13-13, 6-7 MVC) as Drake (19-7, 8-5 MVC) only missed three free throws and SIU went eight of 14 behind the line, in their 72-69 loss. "I thought tonight was a typical Valley game, we couldn't get much separation really the whole game," Drake head coach Darian Devries said. Coming...

Softball kickstarts season going 3-2 in Louisiana

Softball kickstarts season going 3-2 in Louisiana

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2019

The SIU Women’s Softball Team kicked off their season this weekend in Hammond, Louisiana as they played in Southeastern Louisiana’s Lion Classic. The Salukis played five games over the course of three days, winning three of the five.

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