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The one that got away

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 18, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The MLB Draft stole away a player who could have been a member of the improving Saluki baseball program, which has nearly doubled its win total from last year.The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Logan Soole as an outfielder in th...

Offensive outburst leads Salukis past Eastern Illinois

By Daily Egyptian Sports Desk

April 12, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU baseball got the bats going in its 10-2 win against Eastern Illinois on Tuesday.The Salukis (20-13-1) were 11-22 with runners on base and 5-13 with runners in scoring position.Sophomore second baseman Connor Kopach went 2-3 f...

Baseball never stops for the Salukis

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 11, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Even though the college baseball season ends, that doesn't mean the game stops in the offseason.Many SIU baseball players continue playing in NCAA-sanctioned summer leagues during the months following the school year."It's a gr...

Gorski named Bradley head coach

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 9, 2016

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball associate head coach Andrea Gorski will drop the associate tag from her title and go back to where her collegiate basketball career began all in one move.Gorski will be named the head coach at her alma...

Blackfan’s homer proves to be the difference in victory

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 8, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

A home run by sophomore first baseman Logan Blackfan in the eighth inning gave the Salukis a 7-6 lead in the first Missouri Valley Conference game of the year.The Cordova, Tenn., native drove a 2-0 pitch deep over the left field w...

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