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Saluki softball drumming along this season

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

March 27, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

With two softballs in hand and an overturned bucket, Saluki softball has been marching to the beat of its own drum this season.Chants and yells are a regular form of team camaraderie in softball, but at Charlotte West Stadium, SIU...

How they matched up last time

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

November 29, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Southern Illinois last played Illinois on Aug. 30, 2014. The Fighting Illini, which was ranked No. 11 at the time, won the match 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-12).No Saluki recorded double-digits in kills or digs. U of I had two players p...

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 ...

Pac 12 proposal would help level playing field for student-athletes

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

October 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

College athletics power conferences are using newfound power to chip away at the NCAA's amateurism model.The Pac 12 Conference proposed a rule change Sept. 11 that would let student-athletes use their image to promote their own bus...

Salukis hire new track and field coach

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell and the SIU Athletic Department named Kathleen Raske the new track and field coach on Tuesday. Raske will replace former coach Connie Price-Smith, who accepted the head coaching job at the Universi...

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