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Ex-Loyola basketball players say Sheryl Swoopes’ coaching methods behind mass transfers

By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune

May 1, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

In the summer of 2013, less than four months after beginning her first coaching job at Loyola Chicago, Sheryl Swoopes gathered her team at a campus theater to watch an ESPN documentary about her emergence as one of the best w...

University police department sniffs out money for K-9 unit

By Cory Ray, Daily Egyptian

September 6, 2015

Filed under News

The SIUC Department of Public Safety is tracking down funds to add a K-9 unit.Sgt. Chad Beights said the police department started an online donation page in fall 2014 to buy and train one K-9 unit. The estimated cost of the un...

Proposed budget cuts would affect athletics

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Sports

With Gov. Bruce Rauner’s $387 million proposed budget cut to higher education—roughly $44 million affecting SIU's Carbondale campus—all departments on campus have to plan for cuts, including athletics.“If we end up doing bu...

Softball excelling outside the diamond

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The women’s softball team was honored on Feb. 17 for having all 17 of its players maintain a 3.0 grade point average or better and having a 3.616 average GPA last fall.Coach Kerri Blaylock is used to the academic success for he...

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