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‘Woodlawn’ barely passes for generic

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

November 17, 2015

Sports films can be one of the best genres to tell a good story because of the personal tales already occurring in athletics. It can also be full of stereotypes, awkwardly placed themes and uncreative ideas."Woodlawn," direc...

Salukis hire new track and field coach

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 10, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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