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Salukis announce 2015 recruiting class

By Brent Meske, @brentmeske

February 4, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

SIU’s 2015 football recruiting class was announced throughout Wednesday as National Signing Day for high school players took place around the country.The Salukis announced signed players as their individual national letters of ...

Former dawgs sniffing NFL opportunities

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 3, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

MyCole Pruitt and Malcom Agnew are not the only former Saluki football players with sights on the National Football League.Thor Hadfield, Courtney Richmond, LaSteven McKinney and Ken Malcome are all using the offseason, combines and p...

Trying out for my dreams

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

January 28, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

I am going for it.I am tired of sitting around wishing my days competing in organized athletics could be relived.I do not want to be that guy telling everyone about my potential of making it 20 years from now. It is time to ...

Attendance dips with decreased enrollment

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarly

January 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Football, Sports

Since Saluki Way—an $80 million project renovating most athletic facilities—was launched in 2006, SIU men’s basketball attendance has declined, while football attendance has remained nearly constant.Saluki Athletics’ ...

Concussions are not something to play with

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

May 7, 2014

Filed under Sports

When spring practices ended, some players rested their bodies, others prepared for the long season ahead, but one player was told to relieve the stress on his brain.Junior wide receiver Israel Lamprakes said he was told to reduce ...

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