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Salukis hire new track and field coach

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell and the SIU Athletic Department named Kathleen Raske the new track and field coach on Tuesday. Raske will replace former coach Connie Price-Smith, who accepted the head coaching job at the Universi...

Blackhawks face new salary cap, cuts to come

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

June 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Much the same as 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup and amid the celebration, the team will have to make cuts to their championship roster.On Tuesday, the National Hockey League announced the salary cap would...

Column: Hockey next in line for women’s sports in America

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

A new women’s hockey league was announced on March 26 and will place four teams in the northeast United States.The National Women’s Hockey League will consist of the Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale and New York R...

Proposed budget cuts would affect athletics

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Sports

With Gov. Bruce Rauner’s $387 million proposed budget cut to higher education—roughly $44 million affecting SIU's Carbondale campus—all departments on campus have to plan for cuts, including athletics.“If we end up doing bu...

Board of Trustees discusses furlough payments, renovations

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 19, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

The SIU system will have its lowest funding since the 1980s if GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Feb. 18 budget proposal passes.At Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting in Carbondale, SIU President Randy Dunn reacted to the budget proposal...

One game at a time for young Dawgs

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The sting of the SIU men's basketball (11-20, 4-14) team's fourth 20-loss season in school history could heal if the Salukis win in St. Louis at the Missouri Valley Conference's Arch Madness tournament.The four-day stretch of games...

Saluki softball starts season in South Carolina

By Brent Meske| @BrentmeskeDE, Daily Egyptian

February 7, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

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...

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 ...

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