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Tigers turn to former Saluki to replace fallen icon

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 16, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When Herrin High School baseball coach Keith Warren died at the age of 60 on Jan. 19, the program was in search of a head coach for the first time since 1997.Who better to replace him than someone who grew up a block away fro...

Salukis drop interstate rivalry

By Aaron Graff, Daily Egyptian

March 15, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball picked up a win against a ranked opponent this weekend, but lost the series.The Salukis (3-15) dropped two of the three games against the No. 19 Illinois Fighting Illini (14-4-1) in Champaign.Friday was a pitcher...

Hilltoppers top Salukis

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 1, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball was supposed to play at home this weekend, but weather moved the three-game series to Bowling Green, Ky.The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (5-5) used the home field advantage to sweep the Salukis (1-10)."I thought ...

Three Dawgs back in the hunt after surgery

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 17, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Three Saluki pitchers share the mark of a pitcher once pushed past his limits, reduced to inactivity and brought back to full health—a C-shaped scar on their right elbows.Senior Bryce Sablotny, sophomore Anthony Shimkus and so...

Horned Frogs sweep Salukis in opening series

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 15, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball came up empty-handed in its trip to Fort Worth, Texas, this weekend.The Salukis (0-3) played the No. 2 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (3-0) and was swept in the series."I think we learned a lot about our cl...

Young team struggles against ranked team

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 14, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball scored its first runs of the season, but not enough for the first win.The Salukis (0-2) lost 16-4 to the No. 2 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (2-0).TCU scored 10 runs in the first three innings to give th...

Horned Frogs leap over Dawgs in opener

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 13, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball did not start 2015 on the right foot.The Salukis (0-1) lost 5-0 to the No. 2 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (1-0) in the season opener.TCU senior Preston Morrison earned the win. SIU senior Aaron Hauge su...

Young Dawgs play Frogs on opening weekend

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 10, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball will start its season against a team that played in the College World Series last year.The Salukis play the No. 3 Texas Christian Horned Frogs in a three-game series Friday through Sunday.“We knew they were going t...

Salukis placed across the nation for summer

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 1, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

While students are figuring out summer internships, baseball players are figuring out where they will play this summer.Seventeen of the 29 eligible Saluki baseball players have been placed in collegiate summer leagues, which ...

Former rival struggling in biggest sport

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports

Creighton has officially been out of the Missouri Valley Conference for one year and seven months, but has not been as dominant as it once was.The Blue Jays made the Big East championship games in men’s basketball and baseball...

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