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WSIL to broadcast high school football, basketball championship games Video included

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CARTERVILLE (WSIL) -- WSIL is the new television home for all Illinois high school football and basketball championship games starting this fall.

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Wildcats lend a helping hand to local assisted living home Video included

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Haven House is just weeks away from beginning operations as an assisted living home for veterans, but before the veterans can move in to receive the twenty four hour care they need, the new facility needed to be furnished. That's where the Marion football team comes in.

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Slammers best Miners in rubber match

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois Miners drop two of three on the weekend, with the 5-1 loss in the rubber match against the Joliet Slammers Sunday. Southern Illinois falls to 27-25 on the season. They continue their homestand Tuesday as they welcome the Gateway Grizzlies for a three game set.

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District 24 American Legion tournament scoreboard

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HARRISBURG (WSIL)-- Day 2 of the District 24 tournament is in the books, here are the scores from the day at Gibbs Field:

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Miners host free youth baseball clinic Video included

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MARION (WSIL)--When working to improve your game, the pros will tell you it's best to go back to the fundamentals. The Southern Illinois Miners did just that, as they teamed up with WSIL to host a free youth clinic at Rent One Park Saturday.

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Area Scoreboard: Saturday, July 13, 2019

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HARRISBURG (WSIL)-- The District 24 American Legion tournament kicked off Saturday at Gibbs Field in Harrisburg.

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Miners make the Slammers walk the plank on Pirate night Video included

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MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners started the second half of the Frontier League season in impressive fashion, shutting out Joliet 8-0. 

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The road to recovery Video included

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ELDORADO (WSIL) -- Life can change in an instant, as Joey Etienne is well aware of, after being involved in a life-altering car wreck.

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Youth tennis camp introduces sport to young athletes Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- Wimbledon may be in full swing across the pond, but plenty of tennis is going on this week right here in southern Illinois, many picking up the sport for the first time.

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Tiger basketball gets help from alumni this summer Video included

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HERRIN (WSIL)-- Summertime can be one of the most beneficial times for a high school athlete to buckle down and perfect their craft, and sometimes the best thing to do is to lean on your elders for a little advice here and there.

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Getting back into the swing Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- With multiple clubs in the area, volleyball has become a year-round sport for some.

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Miners avoid sweep against Grizzlies to head into all-star break

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois Miners closed out the first half of the season with a 5-2 win over the Grizzlies to avoid the sweep Sunday.

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Three Miners gearing up for all-star game Video included

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois Miners will have three players representing Southern Illinois in this year's All-Star game, catcher Andy Cosgrove, pitcher Chase Cunningham, and third baseman Gianfranco Wawoe, but as opposed to the standard East vs West or Rookies vs Experienced, this year's All-Star game pits the Frontier League's best against the best from another league.

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Grizzlies pummel Miners Saturday Video included

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois miners dropped their third straight game, as the Gateway Grizzlies cruise to a 10-1 win Saturday.

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Miners crumble at the hands of Grizzlies Video included

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois Miners kicked off the final series of the first half of the season with a 7-3 loss to the Gateway Grizzlies Friday.

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Canadian Wild snap eight game losing streak

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MANKATO, MN (WSIL)-- The Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois snapped an eight game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Aussie Peppers Thursday.

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Miners fall in series finale against Freedom

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FLORENCE, KY (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois Miners closed out their six-game road trip with a 15-4 loss to the Florence Freedom.

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Miners shortstop Bryant Flete signed by the Cincinnati Reds

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Southern Illinois Miners have reported that shortstop Bryant Flete has been signed by the Cincinnati Reds.

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Local angler prepares to defend national title Video included

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY (WSIL) -- For most, fishing is a sport of patience and relaxation, but for some, it's a non-stop competition between themselves and the fish in the water.

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Miners miss out on sweep of Gateway

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SAUGET (WSIL) -- The Gateway Grizzlies salvaged the final game of their three-game series with the Southern Illinois Miners, winning the finale 5-4 in 12 innings. 

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Benson ready to fill role as Saluki big man Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- There are a lot of new faces making up the roster for the Basketball Salukis, with only four returning players from last year's team. After losing center Kavion Pippen to graduation, SIU turned to recruitment to find it's next big man.

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Salukis laying groundwork this summer Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Even though the college basketball season doesn't tip off for another four plus months, there is plenty of optimism surrounding the upcoming version of the Salukis. 

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Four Miners selected for Frontier League All-Star team

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MARION (WSIL) -- The Southern Illinois Miners will be well-represented when the Frontier League's all-stars will face the Can-Am League all-stars next month. 

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Miners drop doubleheader to Windy City Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- The Southern Illinois Miners managed only five hits Thursday in a pair of seven inning game, losing both ends of a doubleheader to Windy City, 6-5 and 3-0. 

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Santana filling several roles for Miners Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- Miners utility player Alex Santana is the definition of a team player, helping out his team any way that he can.

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Saluki recruits ready to make immediate impact Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Saluki Basketball, as Bryan Mullins gears up for his first season as head coach at Southern. Mullins hit the recruiting trail hard, bringing in several new faces that are looking to make an immediate impact.

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Miners and Thunderbolts postponed

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MARION (WSIL) -- A night after providing plenty of artificial thunder with 17 hits and three home runs, actual thunder and storms led to the Southern Illinois Miners' game being postponed Wednesday night. The Miners and Windy City Thunderbolts will now play a doubleheader Thursday starting at 5:05. More>>

Area's best gather in Carbondale Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Many of the area's top high school baseball players gathered at SIU's Itchy Jones Stadium for the annual Southern Illinois Baseball Coaches Association all-star games.

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Miners blast 'Bolts Video included

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MARION (WSIL) -- The Southern Illinois Miners pounded out 17 hits including three home runs to blast visiting Windy City 11-0 in the opening game of a three-game set. 

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Wyllie leaving West Frankfort

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WEST FRANKFORT (WSIL) -- West Frankfort has started the search for a new boys head basketball coach, after the school board accepted Evan Wyllie's resignation at Monday night's meeting. 

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Bocook takes over Vienna-Goreville football

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VIENNA -- After months of searching, the Vienna-Goreville Eagles have a new head football coach.  Nic Bocook was hired following a special board meeting Monday.  

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Rhodes introduced as SIU head baseball coach Video included

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CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- The Baseball Salukis have found their next head coach, as Lance Rhodes was named the next Saluki skipper late last week, introducing him at a press conference Monday.

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Miners swept by Boomers

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SCHAUMBURG (WSIL)-- After heading into the weekend series in Schaumburg winning their past eight games, the Southern Illinois Miners closed out the road trip getting swept by the Boomers, falling 5-4 Sunday.

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Miners rally falls short, drops second straight to Boomers

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SCHAUMBURG (WSIL)-- After having their eight game winning streak snapped by the Schaumburg Boomers Friday, the Southern Illinois Miners tried to bounce back Saturday, ralying in the eighth, scoring six runs to tie the game at 11-11, but the Boomers walk it off in the ninth to win 12-11.

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Canadian Wild drop two in doubleheader against Bandits Video included

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Canadian Wild dropped both games in their doubleheader against the Chicago Bandits Saturday. 

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Purple All-Stars beat Teal All-Stars in SI Select all-star game Video included

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MARION (WSIL)-- The Purple All-Stars cruise to victory over the Teal All-Stars in the SI Select High School All-Star softball game 13-6.

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  • Wildcats lend a helping hand to local assisted living home

    Wildcats lend a helping hand to local assisted living home

    Sunday, July 14 2019 11:42 PM EDT2019-07-15 03:42:14 GMT

    MARION (WSIL)-- The Haven House is just weeks away from beginning operations as an assisted living home for veterans, but before the veterans can move in to receive the twenty four hour care they need, the new facility needed to be furnished. That's where the Marion football team comes in.

    MARION (WSIL)-- The Haven House is just weeks away from beginning operations as an assisted living home for veterans, but before the veterans can move in to receive the twenty four hour care they need, the new facility needed to be furnished. That's where the Marion football team comes in.

  • District 24 American Legion tournament scoreboard

    District 24 American Legion tournament scoreboard

    Sunday, July 14 2019 9:34 PM EDT2019-07-15 01:34:13 GMT

    HARRISBURG (WSIL)-- Day 2 of the District 24 tournament is in the books, here are the scores from the day at Gibbs Field:

    HARRISBURG (WSIL)-- Day 2 of the District 24 tournament is in the books, here are the scores from the day at Gibbs Field:

  • Area Scoreboard: Saturday, July 13, 2019

    Area Scoreboard: Saturday, July 13, 2019

    Saturday, July 13 2019 10:55 PM EDT2019-07-14 02:55:08 GMT

    HARRISBURG (WSIL)-- The District 24 American Legion tournament kicked off Saturday at Gibbs Field in Harrisburg.

    HARRISBURG (WSIL)-- The District 24 American Legion tournament kicked off Saturday at Gibbs Field in Harrisburg.

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  • Benson ready to fill role as Saluki big man

    Benson ready to fill role as Saluki big man

    Saturday, June 29 2019 11:45 PM EDT2019-06-30 03:45:54 GMT

    CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- There are a lot of new faces making up the roster for the Basketball Salukis, with only four returning players from last year's team. After losing center Kavion Pippen to graduation, SIU turned to recruitment to find it's next big man.

    CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- There are a lot of new faces making up the roster for the Basketball Salukis, with only four returning players from last year's team. After losing center Kavion Pippen to graduation, SIU turned to recruitment to find it's next big man.

  • Salukis laying groundwork this summer

    Salukis laying groundwork this summer

    Saturday, June 29 2019 4:39 AM EDT2019-06-29 08:39:31 GMT

    CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Even though the college basketball season doesn't tip off for another four plus months, there is plenty of optimism surrounding the upcoming version of the Salukis. 

    CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Even though the college basketball season doesn't tip off for another four plus months, there is plenty of optimism surrounding the upcoming version of the Salukis. 

  • Saluki recruits ready to make immediate impact

    Saluki recruits ready to make immediate impact

    Thursday, June 27 2019 1:29 AM EDT2019-06-27 05:29:09 GMT

    CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Saluki Basketball, as Bryan Mullins gears up for his first season as head coach at Southern. Mullins hit the recruiting trail hard, bringing in several new faces that are looking to make an immediate impact.

    CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Saluki Basketball, as Bryan Mullins gears up for his first season as head coach at Southern. Mullins hit the recruiting trail hard, bringing in several new faces that are looking to make an immediate impact.

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