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Runners finish strong amid problems

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 30, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

After slow starts Saturday, both Saluki cross-country teams rebounded to place in the top 10 at the Chicago Lakefront Invitational.SIU’s men finished second in another strong outing and lost only to Wisconsin by 11 points.Earning a t...

Runner’s diet; team’s advantage

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 12, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Lacey Gibson’s diet has become her secret weapon.Gibson, a sophomore runner for the cross-country team, said she has been a vegetarian since eighth grade when a friend introduced her to the lifestyle.“I’ve never really liked me...

Salukis dominate weather, invitational

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 9, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki cross-country team overcame the weather and the competition as the men’s and women’s teams won collectively at the Walt Compton Invitational in Charleston.After a lightning delay set back the race’s start by more th...

No Salukis qualify for U.S. team

By Akeem Glaspie

July 2, 2012

Filed under Latest News, Sports, Track Cross Country

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 at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trial...

Track sees no Olympic qualifiers, trials continue

By Akeem Glaspie

June 25, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

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 Eugene, Ore. The Salukis had t...

NCAA releases academic reports

By Joe Ragusa

June 25, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Latest News, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track Cross Country, Volleyball

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 score fall below 900 fac...

15 minute saluki with: DeAnna Price

By Akeem Glaspie

June 20, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

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 place throw at the Junior Outd...

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