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Sycamores sweep Salukis in season series

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men's basketball lost its fourth straight game and its eighth of its last nine Saturday at Indiana State.The Sycamores (14-14, 10-6) racked up 18 assists on 26 field goals in a 78-58 win against the Salukis (10-19, 3-13), ...

Missouri State outshoots SIU to snap Dawgs’ win streak

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 20, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball had the longest win streak in the Missouri Valley Conference at six games, but it came to an end.The Missouri State Bears (11-13, 8-5) defeated the Salukis (15-10, 8-6) 73-57 Friday at SIU Arena. "We had...

Three Dawgs back in the hunt after surgery

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 17, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Three Saluki pitchers share the mark of a pitcher once pushed past his limits, reduced to inactivity and brought back to full health—a C-shaped scar on their right elbows.Senior Bryce Sablotny, sophomore Anthony Shimkus and so...

Softball improves hitting with coach, new online system

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 17, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Saluki softball offense has been among the best in the Missouri Valley Conference the past four years because of their hitting coach. Associate head coach Jen Sewell has begun her fifth year with the position, and her seventh year at SIU.As...

Pruitt prepared to conquer combine

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 16, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Beginning Tuesday, former Saluki tight end MyCole Pruitt will participate in the National Football League Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.At the combine, Pruitt will participate in various activities bot...

Saluki softball drops pair in Georgia tournament

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 15, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

Seven games and two tournaments into the season, the Saluki softball team is 2-5 after dropping a pair of close games in Georgia this weekend.“We have to toughen up a little bit,” coach Kerri Blaylock said. “We did a great job [Friday] n...

Purple Aces outlast Salukis

Purple Aces outlast Salukis

February 14, 2015

Young team struggles against ranked team

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 14, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball scored its first runs of the season, but not enough for the first win.The Salukis (0-2) lost 16-4 to the No. 2 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (2-0).TCU scored 10 runs in the first three innings to give th...

Horned Frogs leap over Dawgs in opener

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 13, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball did not start 2015 on the right foot.The Salukis (0-1) lost 5-0 to the No. 2 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (1-0) in the season opener.TCU senior Preston Morrison earned the win. SIU senior Aaron Hauge su...

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