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Softball improves hitting with coach, new online system

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 17, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Saluki softball offense has been among the best in the Missouri Valley Conference the past four years because of their hitting coach. Associate head coach Jen Sewell has begun her fifth year with the position, and her seventh year at SIU.As...

Former Salukis coach against SIU

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Some former Saluki men’s basketball players find themselves coaching against their old team.Previous SIU players Paul Lusk and Bryan Mullins have coaching jobs in the Missouri Valley Conference.Lusk is head coach of Missour...

Salukis share space with public

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarly

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Saluki swimming and diving teams share the Recreation Center locker rooms with the public.The teams said they often deal with theft and vandalism because the public has access to the team locker rooms.“[Private locker ro...

Dawgs need more time in loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

January 24, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women’s basketball (9-8, 2-4) extended its losing streak at Missouri State (7-10, 4-2) to eight years Friday night.The Salukis could not overcome a cold start from the floor in a 61-57 loss.Although SIU made five of its las...

Salukis hoping to salvage season

By Tyler Davis @TDavis_DE, Daily Egyptian

January 13, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Right before the Salukis started Missouri Valley Conference play, the team dropped two winnable games at home and was looking for a win against coach Barry Hinson’s former team, the Missouri State Bears.SIU not only lost ag...

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