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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, 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 ...

Cardinals Caravan brings baseball to Carbondale

By Thomas Donley @Tdonley, Daily Egyptian

January 17, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Carbondale baseball fans got a chance to interact with past and present Major League Baseball players Friday when the Cardinals Caravan came to SIU Arena.More than 200 fans packed the lobby of the arena to ask questions to cu...

No nursing major forces student athlete transfers

By Tyler Davis, Daily Egyptian

January 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

There are high school athletes giving hours of the time to get the necessary grades and perform well enough to be granted a scholarship to play Division I athletics.Now after all the hard work is put in, it is realized the o...

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