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Midwinter Tourney Central: Monday, January 21, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Well winter weather over the weekend pushed back the finales to several midwinter tournaments, and with the roads mostly cleared, action was able to resume Monday.

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Player of the Week

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WSIL-TV -- Who was this week's Player of the Week in high school basketball?  You decide!

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Salukis drop fourth straight in loss to Braves Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The Basketball Salukis fall at home to the Bradley Braves 57-54, despite leading for nearly the entire game.

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Midwinter Tourney Central: Saturday, January 19, 2019 Video included

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WSIL -- The wintry weather claimed a little less than half of the midwinter basketball tournament games scheduled for today.  We have two lists, the cancellations/postponements and the games that did get played.

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Midwinter Tourney Central: Friday, January 18, 2019 Video included

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WSIL -- Championship Saturday (weather permitting) is set after a full slate of Midwinter Tournament action.  We had highlights of 13 games from six tournaments on Sports Extra.  

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Midwinter Tourney Central: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Video included

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WSIL -- Midwinter tournament action continued at 11 sites Thursday night, including the final night of the West Frankfort Girls Midwinter Classic. Herrin, Pinckneyville, and Sesser-Valier/Waltonville all finished 2-1,  The Tigers win the championship based on the free throw percentage tiebreaker. 

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Morant, Racers slam EIU Video included

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CHARLESTON -- Ja Morant scored 27 points and dished out nine assists to lead Murray State to an 83-61 win at Eastern Illinois in Thursday night OVC action. 

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Scrubb's big night leads Logan to 12th straight win Video included

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INA -- On a day when John A. Logan sophomore point guard David Sloan was named national player of the week, his freshman teammate Jay Scrubb started making his case to win the award next week. 

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Midwinter Tourney Central: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Video included

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CHESTER -- For the first time since 1976, the Chester Yellow Jackets have won their own Chester Invitational Tournament, beating Cobden 52-45 in the championship game. 

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Logan rises to number 3 Video included

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CARTERVILLE -- The John A. Logan Volunteers moved up two spots to number three in the latest juco national men's basketball poll, the highest ranking in school history. 

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Salukis fall at ISU (again) Video included

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NORMAL -- Redbird Arena may have replaced Northern Iowa's McLeod Center as the SIU Salukis' house of horrors. Tuesday was more like roller coaster ride, but the end result was familiar for the Dawgs--a loss on the road to Illinois State. 

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Midwinter Tourney Central: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Video included

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ELKVILLE -- Midwinter Tournament week continued with the start of a new tourney, the Farmer Frenzy hosted by Elverado. The event got its name after nine farming families in the community got together to sponsor the tourney.  

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Herrin wins Carterville bowling regional Video included

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CARTERVILLE -- The high school bowling postseason is officially underway as twelve area teams met at SI Bowl for the Carterville Regional.

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Midwinter Tourney Central: Monday, January 14, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Well we've reached the Mid-Winter tournaments of the high school basketball season, as area teams kick off the last bit of tournament action before the playoffs come around.

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Novsek brings extra set of eyes to Salukis Video included

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CARBONDALE-- There's a new addition this year to the coaching staff, a quality control consultant, but this new staff member is anything but new to SIU.

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Vols get home sweep over Lakers Video included

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CARTERVILLE-- The #5-nationally ranked John A Logan men's basketball team improved to 15-1 on the year with the 84-70 over Lake Land.

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Salukis fall at home to the Crusaders Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The Basketball Salukis returned to the SIU Arena Saturday with a 65-61 loss to Valparaiso. "Gaining momentum, and then just losing it off a turnover or them hitting a tough or open three, that drains your energy.  We did a good job of fighting in the second half, but we have to have that same type of fight, whether we're losing or winning," said SIU senior guard Armon Fletcher. "Yeah...we definitely gotta get better defensive-wise and just got... More>>

Sports Extra: Friday, January 11, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Despite wintry conditions, a few teams still managed to get their Friday night games in, while many others cancelled and rescheduled. Games with highlights are marked with an *.

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Sloan's triple-double leads Logan past SWIC Video included

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CARTERVILLE -- It took fifth ranked John A. Logan a while to get going, but once the Volunteers did, they ran away with an 84-69 win over Southwestern Illinois College. 

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SVW beats Goreville in first place showdown Video included

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GOREVILLE -- Sesser-Valier/Waltonville head coach Rick Metcalf won his 600th game Monday night.  Win number 601 put his team in first place in the West Division of the Black Diamond. The Red Devils went on the road and knocked off Goreville, the third ranked team in the state in the latest AP 1A girls poll, 64-57. 

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Metcalf earns win number 600 in coaching career Video included

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SESSER-- The old saying goes the longer you do something, the better you get at it, and the same could be said of Sesser-Valier/Waltonville's head girls basketball coach Rick Metcalf.

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Ford announces he's transferring to Illinois Video included

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Well after a year in SEC country, a former area high school football standout has announced he is transferring schools to be closer to home.

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Blackcats beat Eagles in rivalry matchup Video included

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VIENNA-- The Goreville Blackcats secured bragging rights over the Vienna Eagles with the 54-39 win Saturday.

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Sports Extra: Friday, January 4, 2019 Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Conference action is heating up for area high school hoops teams, as the SIU Women open up conference play. We have highlights from 7 high school games, as well as the Saluki women conference opener, games with highlights are marked with an *.

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SVW edges Vienna Video included

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VIENNA -- SVW paid a visit to Vienna in a Black Diamond-West showdown.

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Salukis win conference opener versus Bears Video included

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CARBONDALE-- The Basketball Salukis opened Missouri Valley Conference play with a 75-70 win over the Missouri State Bears.

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Holiday Tournament Central-- Championship Saturday Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Well it's Championship Saturday, as the area holiday tournaments wrapped up action with the tournament championship match-ups. Games with highlights are marked with an *.

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Holiday Tournament Central--Friday Video included

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WSIL -- Many high school holiday tournaments are closing in on crowning champions.  We had highlights from 13 tourney games.  Those games are marked in italics with an * in the scoreboard.

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Holiday Tournament Central--Thursday Video included

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WSIL-TV-- Area teams will compete in at least ten high school holiday tournaments, accounting for 266 games over a four day span. Action continued onto Thursday.  Games featured in the video highlights will be marked in italics with an *.

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Holiday Tournament Central--Wednesday Video included

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WSIL -- Area teams will compete in at least ten high school holiday tournaments, accounting for 266 games over a four day span. Four of those ten tipped off Wednesday.  

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  • Midwinter Tourney Central: Monday, January 21, 2019

    Midwinter Tourney Central: Monday, January 21, 2019

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 12:10 AM EST2019-01-22 05:10:20 GMT

    WSIL-TV-- Well winter weather over the weekend pushed back the finales to several midwinter tournaments, and with the roads mostly cleared, action was able to resume Monday.

    WSIL-TV-- Well winter weather over the weekend pushed back the finales to several midwinter tournaments, and with the roads mostly cleared, action was able to resume Monday.

  • Player of the Week

    Player of the Week

    Monday, January 21 2019 6:34 PM EST2019-01-21 23:34:37 GMT

    WSIL-TV -- Who was this week's Player of the Week in high school basketball?  You decide!

    WSIL-TV -- Who was this week's Player of the Week in high school basketball?  You decide!

  • Midwinter Tourney Central: Saturday, January 19, 2019

    Midwinter Tourney Central: Saturday, January 19, 2019

    Saturday, January 19 2019 10:55 PM EST2019-01-20 03:55:27 GMT

    WSIL -- The wintry weather claimed a little less than half of the midwinter basketball tournament games scheduled for today.  We have two lists, the cancellations/postponements and the games that did get played.

    WSIL -- The wintry weather claimed a little less than half of the midwinter basketball tournament games scheduled for today.  We have two lists, the cancellations/postponements and the games that did get played.

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  • Salukis drop fourth straight in loss to Braves

    Salukis drop fourth straight in loss to Braves

    Sunday, January 20 2019 11:57 PM EST2019-01-21 04:57:02 GMT

    CARBONDALE -- The Basketball Salukis fall at home to the Bradley Braves 57-54, despite leading for nearly the entire game.

    CARBONDALE -- The Basketball Salukis fall at home to the Bradley Braves 57-54, despite leading for nearly the entire game.

  • Salukis fall at ISU (again)

    Salukis fall at ISU (again)

    Wednesday, January 16 2019 4:17 AM EST2019-01-16 09:17:28 GMT

    NORMAL -- Redbird Arena may have replaced Northern Iowa's McLeod Center as the SIU Salukis' house of horrors. Tuesday was more like roller coaster ride, but the end result was familiar for the Dawgs--a loss on the road to Illinois State. 

    NORMAL -- Redbird Arena may have replaced Northern Iowa's McLeod Center as the SIU Salukis' house of horrors. Tuesday was more like roller coaster ride, but the end result was familiar for the Dawgs--a loss on the road to Illinois State. 

  • Novsek brings extra set of eyes to Salukis

    Novsek brings extra set of eyes to Salukis

    Sunday, January 13 2019 10:42 PM EST2019-01-14 03:42:54 GMT

    CARBONDALE-- There's a new addition this year to the coaching staff, a quality control consultant, but this new staff member is anything but new to SIU.

    CARBONDALE-- There's a new addition this year to the coaching staff, a quality control consultant, but this new staff member is anything but new to SIU.

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