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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...

Salukis have just enough in the tank to beat Loyola in overtime

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball team overcame a sluggish first half, but needed overtime to defeat Loyola 74-70 Sunday.The Salukis (17-11, 10-7) finished the road portion of their conference schedule with a series sweep of the Ramblers...

Youth replacing experience behind the plate

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 11, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

After losing a three-year starter behind the plate, Saluki softball has turned to young talent to fill the gap.Freshman catcher and infielder Sydney Jones came to SIU instead of Florida Gulf Coast University after attending Palm...

‘Jupiter Ascending’ is hard to ignore

By Jacob Pierce | @JacobPierce1_DE | Daily Egyptian

February 8, 2015

Filed under Movie Reviews, Pulse

Film directors Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski have an uneven vibe to their careers. Starting off with the game changing “The Matrix,” the brother and sister seemed to have cemented a place in the science-fiction genre. The...

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