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2015-16: The comeback year of Saluki Athletics

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

May 9, 2016

Filed under Sports

Over the last five years, the magic that had put Southern Illinois University on the map in mid-major athletics began to fade.A basketball program that had made multiple Sweet 16 runs within a decade dropped to the cellar of the Missou...

Semester in Photos

Semester in Photos

May 12, 2016

Here’s how the Internet is reacting to Nick Hill as SIU’s head football coach

By Daily Egyptian staff

December 23, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell announced Wednesday that interim head football coach Nick Hill, a 30-year-old DuQuoin native, will serve as SIU's head football coach. Hill, a 2004-07 Saluki quarterback, replaces Dale Lennon, who was fired o...

Bridging the gap between the LGBTQ community and athletics

By Anna Spoerre, @ASpoerre_DE

October 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Sports, Volleyball

Considered the nation's "original gay day," Out at Wrigley has been an annual event since 2001. A section of the stands is filled with LQBTQ men and women, many of whom come out at the event held at the home of the Chicago Cubs.Th...

Pole vaulter joins four others at Ole Miss

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Sophomore pole vaulter Lindsey Murray today announced on social media she will join former SIU coaches and one teammate at the University of Mississippi.Murray, the indoor and outdoor all-time SIU record holder, finished ninth ...

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