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Tigers turn to former Saluki to replace fallen icon

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 16, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When Herrin High School baseball coach Keith Warren died at the age of 60 on Jan. 19, the program was in search of a head coach for the first time since 1997.Who better to replace him than someone who grew up a block away fro...

Salukis say goodbye to four players

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

With the end of every season in college athletics comes the end of several athletes' careers.Four SIU women's basketball players will be honored on Senior Day on Saturday when the Salukis play Illinois State at SIU Arena in t...

Dawgs sticking with winning formula in starting lineup

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 2, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Saying junior center Dyana Pierre is consistently in the starting lineup would be an understatement—she's started 84 consecutive games dating back to her freshman season in 2012.In fact, the whole starting lineup can be desc...

Salukis have just enough in the tank to beat Loyola in overtime

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball team overcame a sluggish first half, but needed overtime to defeat Loyola 74-70 Sunday.The Salukis (17-11, 10-7) finished the road portion of their conference schedule with a series sweep of the Ramblers...

Still training for my dreams

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

February 4, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

I gave it a shot.I participated in the SIU football walk-on tryouts Monday afternoon and finally got to see if my weeks of training would pay off the way I hoped.Trust me, it is tough walking onto a Division I football team.Bef...

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