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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...

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...

Freshman vaults her competition

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

It took only one collegiate event for freshman pole vaulter Lindsey Murray to set SIU’s indoor school record. On Saturday, Murray broke it again.Murray’s jump of 4.10 meters at the Vanderbilt Invite on Saturday with surpassed...

All-American moves up to smaller role

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyde

January 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Weeks of patience are starting to pay off for transfer junior guard Blair Stephenson.The former NJCAA Division II All-American made her first career NCAA start Sunday against Evansville because sophomore starting point guard Ri...

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