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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 ...

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...

Softball benefits from spring weather during winter workouts

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarlyDE

January 19, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball got dirt on its cleats Monday afternoon while practicing outside, thanks to warm January temperatures.The Salukis’ season is only three weeks away and senior pitcher Katie Bertelsen is happy to practice outside...

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