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Dawgs kick adversity, snap at NFL chance

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 25, 2015

Two former Salukis may have had humble beginnings in college, now they are taking the next step toward making the National Football League.Former Saluki long snapper Thor Hadfield and kicker Thomas Kinney will attend the College Senior Specia...

Softball improves hitting with coach, new online system

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 17, 2015

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...

Saluki softball drops pair in Georgia tournament

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 15, 2015

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...

Youth replacing experience behind the plate

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 11, 2015

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

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...

Salukis shine at SIU Invitational

By Brent Meske, @BrentmeskeDE

February 7, 2015

The Salukis had the home field advantage for the last time in the 2014-15 indoor track and field season and took advantage of it, sweeping the men’s and women’s titles. SIU finished with 13 event titles.The sweep was highlig...

Saluki softball starts season in South Carolina

By Brent Meske| @BrentmeskeDE, Daily Egyptian

February 7, 2015

Saluki softball kicked off the season with a 1-3 record in Charleston, S.C., at the Charleston Southern Tournament.Sophomore pitcher and infielder Shaye Harre paced the Salukis both pitching and hitting. She had 3 hits in 11 at...

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