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Usery hopes to elevate athletes games to another level

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_15

December 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

After taking over as SIU's track and field coach, Kathleen Raske added an impressive Southeastern Conference athlete as an assistant coach for this year's team in September.Former University of Florida graduate assistant Alishea...

Beelen and Clay make strides as two-sport athletes

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 8, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports, Track Cross Country

Multi-sport athletes are a rare breed. Only two of the 395 athletes at SIU are on multiple active rosters.Senior TJ Beelen is a nose tackle and junior Adam Clay is an offensive tackle in football. Both are also throwers in t...

Saluki track and field is ready to compete despite changes

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU track and field will return to action Saturday after an offseason full of change.New Director of Track and Field Kathleen Raske leads a coaching staff of new hires into this season, with a women's team that ranked No. 9 last year in th...

SIU cross-country coach leaves, interim coach named

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 18, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

David Beauchem, SIU cross-country coach and distance coach for the track and field team, left the Salukis at the end of the cross-country season to become the Director of Track and Field Operations at Florida State.Gary Holda, ...

Two Salukis earn All-MVC honors at MVC Championships

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

October 31, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU's cross country teams finished their 2015 conference season on Saturday in Evansville, Ind., at the Missouri Valley Championships. The men's team finished fifth out of ten and the women's team finished ninth.Junior Brandon Shemonia...

SIU cross-country keeps expectations in check

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

October 28, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki men and women's cross-country teams are in a different position a year after both teams entered the Missouri Valley Conference Championship ranked No. 2. Going into Saturday's MVC Championship the men are ranked six...

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