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Lennon excited about recruiting class

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 4, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

SIU’s 2015 football recruiting class was announced throughout Wednesday as National Signing Day for high school players took place around the country.The Salukis announced signed players as their individual national letters of ...

Softball to kick off season this weekend

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

February 4, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball will have a busy weekend to start the 2015 season, with four games in two days.The Salukis left Wednesday for Charleston, S.C., for the Charleston Southern Tournament, where they will kick off the season against Ohio S...

Salukis announce 2015 recruiting class

By Brent Meske, @brentmeske

February 4, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

SIU’s 2015 football recruiting class was announced throughout Wednesday as National Signing Day for high school players took place around the country.The Salukis announced signed players as their individual national letters of ...

New club wrestles its way to SIU

By Melanie Early, @Melanieearly

February 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

After multiple attempts, wrestling has been approved to become the newest club sports team at SIU.The team was approved by the Club Sports Council in fall 2014 and is expecting to have some small dual competitions, or head ...

Salukis defeat Braves after slow start

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women’s basketball (11-9, 4-5) overcame a sluggish start en route to a 76-59 win over the Bradley Braves (3-17, 2-7) on Sunday at SIU Arena.Bradley jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead before the Salukis found the basket.“W...

Salukis placed across the nation for summer

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 1, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

While students are figuring out summer internships, baseball players are figuring out where they will play this summer.Seventeen of the 29 eligible Saluki baseball players have been placed in collegiate summer leagues, which ...

Free throw woes hurt Dawgs at Missouri State

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

January 31, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU men’s basketball team lost its third straight game and its 10th in its last 12 tries Saturday night at Missouri State.Missouri State  (9-13, 3-7) led by double digits for most of the second half, but survived a late push ...

Former Salukis coach against SIU

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Some former Saluki men’s basketball players find themselves coaching against their old team.Previous SIU players Paul Lusk and Bryan Mullins have coaching jobs in the Missouri Valley Conference.Lusk is head coach of Missour...

Pruitt signs with National Sports Agency

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 27, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Former SIU tight end MyCole Pruitt signed with the National Sports Agency for representation in the National Football League.The agency represents 25 players on NFL rosters, two free agents and retired players such as former ...

Salukis share space with public

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarly

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Saluki swimming and diving teams share the Recreation Center locker rooms with the public.The teams said they often deal with theft and vandalism because the public has access to the team locker rooms.“[Private locker ro...

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