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Tight end battle Fuehne’s to lose

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

April 7, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

With the loss of the Missouri Valley Conference career leader in receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions among tight ends, the SIU football team will look to the next man up to step in. Senior Adam Fuehne has th...

Racers survive late Saluki rally, pull out walkoff win

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 31, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When SIU baseball hosted Murray State on Feb. 25, the Salukis needed late-inning heroics to tie the game before losing. Tuesday's game in Murray, Ky., was the same story.The Salukis (5-22, 1-5) used a four-run rally in the nint...

Saluki quarterback race wide open

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 31, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

After SIU football’s 6-6 2014 season left no clear-cut starter at quarterback, the Saluki signal callers are ready to get on the field and show what they can do this spring. Senior Mark Iannotti, junior Ryan West, and redsh...

Shockers’, Panthers’ success a victory for all Valley teams

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 30, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Love or hate Wichita State and Northern Iowa, Saluki fans had a reason to cheer for their team’s Missouri Valley Conference rivals in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Shockers and Panthers earned the MVC about $...

SIU baseball picks up first MVC win

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After wasting two stellar outings by its starters, the SIU baseball team (5-21, 1-5) salvaged its first Missouri Valley Conference win in dramatic fashion Sunday.  The Bradley Braves (19-6, 2-1) saw their bullpen stumble a...

SIU swept by UNI, fall to 6-3 in MVC

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Salukis played their first Missouri Valley Conference games on the road and limped away with three losses.SIU softball (11-14-1, 6-3 MVC) came into the weekend series against Northern Iowa (12-16, 6-2 MVC) batting .357—the ...

Salukis snap losing streak by overthrowing Governors

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

While a suspect led police on a chase through Carbondale on Wednesday, the SIU baseball team was running away from Austin Peay State. Sophomore right fielder J.C. DeMuri gave the Salukis (4-19, 0-3) all the runs they would need on one swing...

Salukis to improve on successful indoor season

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field team transitions indoor success to the outdoor season when they begin Friday.SIU finished the indoor season with an NCAA champion and a ninth place overall finish from the women’s team.Coach Connie Pric...

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