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Lady Bulldogs off to a strong start this season Video included

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HARRISBURG-- The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs could not have asked for much of a better start to the season.Harrisburg is 4-0 and took home the championship from the Fairfield Spring Fling over the weekend.

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New NFL rules likely coming, but not replay for penalties

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in... (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in...
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The blatant non-call late in the NFC championship game caused a lot of consternation among Saints fans and led to calls for change in the NFL's replay system. More>>

Sports Extra: Friday, March 15, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- With the end of basketball, means we bring you highlights from the diamond as baseball and softball season gets underway.

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Rend Lake College to launch archery team

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INA, Ill. -- The new Rend Lake College archery team will compete against teams from other community colleges, as well as in regional and national Scholastic 3-D Archery (S3DA) competitions.

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Jon Harris is out as coach at SIU-Edwardsville

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville says it won't renew the contract of basketball coach Jon Harris. More>>

Sports Extra: Friday, March 8, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- We bring you highlights from the Salukis quarterfinal match-up in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, as well as Final Four action in the state high school tournament in Peoria. Games with highlights are marked with an *

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Hornets fall in 2A state championship game Video included

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PEORIA-- The Nashville Hornets made quite the impressive run this season, losing only twice this season on the road to the state tournament in Peoria. Wayne Harre trying to become the first coach in IHSA history to win a boys and girls basketball state championship. 

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Logan falls in District 16 semifinals Video included

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INA -- Vincennes and John A. Logan started the juco men's basketball postseason ranked in the top five in the country.  Neither will play for the District 16 championship. 

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SIC's bowling team enjoying first season Video included

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HARRISBURG -- Southeastern Illinois College is one of only three junior colleges in the state to offer bowling as a sport. The team under the guidance of coach Doug Cottom will wrap up its initial season this weekend with an individual tournament near Chicago.

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Nashville punches ticket to state in 2A supersectional win Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Well a trip to Carver Arena is so close, you can hear it calling, as a few area basketball teams fought to stay alive in their postseason runs.

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Salukis close out the regular season with win over Redbirds Video included

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CARBONDALE -- Well the regular season has come to a close in the Missouri Valley Conference, as teams are now await the final seeding for next week at Arch Madness. The Basketball Salukis with the momentum on their side as they closed out their schedule with a 72-63 win over Illinois State.

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Sports Extra: Friday, March 1, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- A total of six area teams began the night still alive on the road to Peoria at the state tournaments...two each in 1A, 2A, and 3A. Games with highlights are marked with an *. 1A Gallatin Co Sectional: Woodlawn  39,  Sesser-Valier  55 * 1A Altamont Sectional: Nokomis  57,  Central A&M  63 2A Du Quoin Sectional: Marquette  22,  Nashville  37 * 2A Vandalia Sectional: Fairfield  47,  Teutopolis  5...

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Wild kickoff celebration features all-time great Video included

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MARION -- The Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois are trying to generate buzz before the first season of professional softball in the area. The team held its inaugural kickoff event Thursday, and brought in a heavy hitter, or make that a hitter's nightmare. 

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SIU unleashes new athletics logo Video included

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CARBONDALE -- For the first time since 2001, SIU has a new athletic logo. The school unveiled the new logo at a reception Thursday evening. This new logo will be used across the school's 19 sports.  

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Sesser-Valier, Nashville join Sweet 16 Video included

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WSIL -- Sesser-Valier and Nashville each punched their tickets for the sectional championship games with wins on Wednesday night. 

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How sweet (16) it is Video included

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WSIL -- Woodlawn and Fairfield each punched their tickets for the Sweet 16 with sectional wins, while Pinckneyville ran into a buzzsaw in fifth ranked Alton Marquette. 

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Saluki freshman reflect on redshirt season Video included

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CARBONDALE -- Imagine putting in all the time and effort of practicing just like other players on the team, but knowing you're not going step foot on the floor. Welcome to the life of a redshirt. Four Saluki freshmen are hoping that work put in now will help them become contributors in seasons to come.

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Salukis close out home-opening weekend splitting games. Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The Softball Salukis opened up their pair of games with a 2-1 loss to Creighton, ending a 9-game win streak. SIU closed out the day with a 2-1 win over Ohio. More>>

Salukis earn signature win over Loyola

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CARBONDALE -- The Basketball Salukis evened the series with the Loyola Ramblers with the 63-53 win at the SIU Arena Sunday. Loyola jumped out to a 7-0 lead to start the game, and that would be their biggest lead the rest of the game, Ramblers holding a 30-29 lead at the half. The Salukis held the Ramblers to less than 39% shooting in the 2nd half, the turning point coming off a fast break dunk by Eric McGill midway through the 2nd. SIU took the lead late in the game, Aaron Cook put... More>>

Marion honors late former track standout with Porter's Quarter Video included

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MARION-- The high school indoor track and field season is underway. Marion welcomed 12 teams for the Roger Minton Early Indoor Invitational. Mt. Vernon's Nic Malone cleared 6 feet in the high jump...that was good enough for a second place finish. The Rams also took second in the 4x200 relay. The featured event of the day was the 400 meters, which has been named the Porter Quarter. It's named for former Wildcat standout Aaron Porter, who was killed in a car crash back in Oct... More>>

Sports Extra: Friday, February 22, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- It's the most wonderful time of the year, Regional Final Friday, as Class 1A and 2A close out the opening round of the playoffs. We had crews at 7 regional championships. Games with highlights are marked with an *.

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Basketball Postseason Central--Wednesday, February 20 Video included

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WSIL -- Friday night's boys 1A and 2A regional championship games are set following Wednesday's semifinal action across the state.  We had highlights from Cairo/Egyptian at Goreville as well as Du Quoin/Anna-Jonesboro from Anna. 

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  • Lady Bulldogs off to a strong start this season

    Lady Bulldogs off to a strong start this season

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 2:16 AM EDT2019-03-20 06:16:40 GMT

    HARRISBURG-- The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs could not have asked for much of a better start to the season.Harrisburg is 4-0 and took home the championship from the Fairfield Spring Fling over the weekend.

    HARRISBURG-- The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs could not have asked for much of a better start to the season.Harrisburg is 4-0 and took home the championship from the Fairfield Spring Fling over the weekend.

  • Sports Extra: Friday, March 15, 2019

    Sports Extra: Friday, March 15, 2019

    Friday, March 15 2019 11:50 PM EDT2019-03-16 03:50:56 GMT

    WSIL-TV-- With the end of basketball, means we bring you highlights from the diamond as baseball and softball season gets underway.

    WSIL-TV-- With the end of basketball, means we bring you highlights from the diamond as baseball and softball season gets underway.

  • Sports Extra: Friday, March 8, 2019

    Sports Extra: Friday, March 8, 2019

    Sunday, March 10 2019 3:48 PM EDT2019-03-10 19:48:57 GMT

    WSIL-TV-- We bring you highlights from the Salukis quarterfinal match-up in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, as well as Final Four action in the state high school tournament in Peoria. Games with highlights are marked with an *

    WSIL-TV-- We bring you highlights from the Salukis quarterfinal match-up in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, as well as Final Four action in the state high school tournament in Peoria. Games with highlights are marked with an *

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  • Kill announces search for next SIU basketball coach

    Kill announces search for next SIU basketball coach

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-03-12 05:21:28 GMT

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's Director of Athletics Jerry kill has announced that the search for the program's next men's basketball coach is underway, and Kill says this will be "the most important hire we make. Bottom line." 

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's Director of Athletics Jerry kill has announced that the search for the program's next men's basketball coach is underway, and Kill says this will be "the most important hire we make. Bottom line." 

  • Sports Extra: Friday, March 8, 2019

    Sports Extra: Friday, March 8, 2019

    Sunday, March 10 2019 3:48 PM EDT2019-03-10 19:48:57 GMT

    WSIL-TV-- We bring you highlights from the Salukis quarterfinal match-up in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, as well as Final Four action in the state high school tournament in Peoria. Games with highlights are marked with an *

    WSIL-TV-- We bring you highlights from the Salukis quarterfinal match-up in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, as well as Final Four action in the state high school tournament in Peoria. Games with highlights are marked with an *

  • Salukis close out the regular season with win over Redbirds

    Salukis close out the regular season with win over Redbirds

    Saturday, March 2 2019 11:21 PM EST2019-03-03 04:21:36 GMT

    CARBONDALE -- Well the regular season has come to a close in the Missouri Valley Conference, as teams are now await the final seeding for next week at Arch Madness. The Basketball Salukis with the momentum on their side as they closed out their schedule with a 72-63 win over Illinois State.

    CARBONDALE -- Well the regular season has come to a close in the Missouri Valley Conference, as teams are now await the final seeding for next week at Arch Madness. The Basketball Salukis with the momentum on their side as they closed out their schedule with a 72-63 win over Illinois State.

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  • Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

    Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:53 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:53:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...
    APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick will return to the Indianapolis 500 as part of NBC Sports coverage.
    APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick will return to the Indianapolis 500 as part of NBC Sports coverage.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

    Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:53 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, ...
    Darnell Edge scored a career-high 33 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson rallied to win its first ever NCAA Tournament game, taking down Prairie View A&M 82-76 in the tourney opener.
    Darnell Edge scored a career-high 33 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson rallied to win its first ever NCAA Tournament game, taking down Prairie View A&M 82-76 in the tourney opener.
  • Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

    Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:53 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:53:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
    Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four.
    Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four.
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  • Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

    Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 11:53 AM EDT2019-03-20 15:53:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Patrick, who retired from racing after last...
    APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick will return to the Indianapolis 500 as part of NBC Sports coverage.
    APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick will return to the Indianapolis 500 as part of NBC Sports coverage.
  • Kyle Busch ties Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

    Kyle Busch ties Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

    Monday, March 18 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-03-18 19:33:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    Kyle Busch is trying to tie Richard Petty's NASCAR record of 200 victories when he hits the track at Auto Club Speedway.
    Kyle Busch is trying to tie Richard Petty's NASCAR record of 200 victories when he hits the track at Auto Club Speedway.
  • The Latest: Kyle Busch ties Petty's mark with 200th victory

    The Latest: Kyle Busch ties Petty's mark with 200th victory

    Sunday, March 17 2019 7:02 PM EDT2019-03-17 23:02:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Rachel Luna). Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019.
    Kyle Busch finished in the lead under caution in the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana.
    Kyle Busch finished in the lead under caution in the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana.

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