Daily Egyptian

Salukis shine at SIU Invitational

By Brent Meske, @BrentmeskeDE

February 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Salukis had the home field advantage for the last time in the 2014-15 indoor track and field season and took advantage of it, sweeping the men’s and women’s titles. SIU finished with 13 event titles.The sweep was highlig...

Shockers put on probation

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 29, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Wichita State’s baseball team is on a one-year probation until Jan. 28, 2016.The team received a $5,000 fine and must vacate all regular season and conference tournament wins, in which 21 players were ineligible.From February...

Women’s cross-country focused on the long run in life

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 27, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Track Cross Country

Academics and athletics are two separate specializations, but for student athletes, the two become one.The women’s cross-country team had the highest team grade point average last semester with a 3.659, according to informati...

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...

Salukis start streak on milestone win

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson surpassed former SIU coach Rich Herrin in wins in Missouri Valley Conference games with his latest.SIU (9-11, 2-5) defeated the Bradley Braves (6-14, 1-6) 70-59 for its second consecutive MVC win.Hin...

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...

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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