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2015-16: The comeback year of Saluki Athletics

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

May 9, 2016

Over the last five years, the magic that had put Southern Illinois University on the map in mid-major athletics began to fade.A basketball program that had made multiple Sweet 16 runs within a decade dropped to the cellar of the Missou...

Senior hammer thrower places fourth in Pan American Games

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

July 22, 2015

Representing Team USA, senior DeAnna Price finished fourth in the hammer throw at the 2015 Pan American Games. Price, the 2015 NCAA Outdoor hammer champion, was one of two Americans among nine who competed at the international c...

SIU thrower attempting to make Rio 2016 Olympics

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 15, 2015

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) set the entry standards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Tuesday. Junior thrower Josh Freeman posted on Facebook that he would attempt to make the United States roster f...

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