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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 $...

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...

Salukis can’t close out Skyhawks

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 17, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team had the UT-Martin Skyhawks right where it wanted them, but the wheels fell off in the final frame.Junior closer Colten Selvey retired the first two batters in the bottom of the ninth, but walked two batters a...

Salukis bite the bullet in Senior Day loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU women's basketball team found out Friday night junior center Dyana Pierre would be suspended for Saturday's Senior Day game because of an altercation in the Feb. 27 game at Bradley.Illinois State took the news well and d...

Dawgs sticking with winning formula in starting lineup

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 2, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Saying junior center Dyana Pierre is consistently in the starting lineup would be an understatement—she's started 84 consecutive games dating back to her freshman season in 2012.In fact, the whole starting lineup can be desc...

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