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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...

New program will promote alcohol moderation

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 28, 2015

Filed under Latest News

Four out of five college students drink alcohol and of those who do, half consume alcohol through binge drinking, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.With the help of a $30,000 NCAA Choices Alcohol...

Wisconsin and Duke square off for all the glory Monday. Which team wins and why?

By Sports Desk

April 5, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

March Madness ends Monday with the NCAA championship game. Wisconsin and Duke square off for all the glory. Which team wins and why?  Aaron Graff - Sports Editor Wisconsin wins because of experience. Duke beat Wisconsin by ...

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 $...

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