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4 takeaways from SIU’s loss to Northern Iowa

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

November 21, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

1. Something to play for couldn't have hurtIt's nearly impossible to say for sure the Salukis took the field with less enthusiasm or motivation in Saturday's game without getting inside their brains, but it appeared to be the c...

Salukis trying to limit wear during long stretch of games

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

November 14, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

The SIU football team is reaching the end of a nine-week stretch in which it will have played a game every weekend.The challenge for the Salukis has been to find a balance between limiting the toll the season takes on players...

SIU athletics boost athlete nutrition

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Without food and nutrition, there is no life. Saluki athletes have access to a fueling station at SIU Arena, which provides snacks at the athlete's leisure. They also have access to the dining halls.  SIU swimming coach Rick ...

Friendly rivalry extends on and off football field

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 3, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Football rivalries are intense in high school but the focus shifts drastically in college.Junior linebacker Chase Allen, freshman defensive end Nate Sylvester of the Belleville East High School Lancers — and sophomore line...

“Team of nobodies” played as a team in victory

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

October 25, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Teams pride themselves on defending their home field, and this year's Saluki football squad has stepped up to that task.Saturday's 38-31 homecoming win in overtime against Youngstown State boosted SIU to 3-0 at home this year.H...

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