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Salukis remain with pack at Rod McCravy Invite

By Jack Robinson

January 27, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The SIU men’s and women’s track and field teams added several solid performances and one event win to their impressive indoor resume Saturday at the Rod McCravy Invitational in Lexington Ky.,.Freshman Josh Freeman and Seni...

Salukis, past and present, shine at weekend Open

By Matt Ferguson

January 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Salukis finished their final season preparations and hosted the Saluki Open Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12.Of the competition’s 10 schools, it was the Saluki throwers who stood out the most, as they placed no worse than thir...

Cross-country teams end seasons strong

By Demario Smith-Phipps

November 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams ended their seasons with two top-15 team finishes.The Saluki men finished ninth of the 29 competing teams at Friday’s NCAA Midwest Regionals in Springfield, Mo. Junior Brian Dix...

Sparks flies as MVC top coach

By Demario Smith-Phipps

October 30, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU’s cross-country team practices about six times a week, including a seven to 15 mile run each time — and so does Coach Matt Sparks.Sparks, who is in his 11th season with the Saluki distance track and field program, has led the men’s ...

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