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Saluki punter follows unique practice routine Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The 6 days in between each gameday are vital in getting the team ready for their next opponent. The Football Salukis spend several hours in that fixing last week's mistakes as well as getting ready for the upcoming game. But not everyone has the same practice routine.

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SIU hangs tough, falls to Memphis Video included

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MEMPHIS - The football Salukis met up with this year's FBS opponent on Saturday night.  

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Benton wins the battle of Franklin County Video included

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WEST FRANKFORT - The Franklin County rivalry was renewed Saturday afternoon as West Frankfort hosted Benton for homecoming. 

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Sports Extra: September 22, 2017 Video included

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WSIL - Week five of the high school football season featured some marquee conference matchups and rivals week in the Black Diamond. 

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Ford could miss rest of the season Video included

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CARTERVILLE -- One of the area's top high school football players, and a recruiting target for several major college football programs may be done for the season. Carterville senior tight end Luke Ford has a broken collarbone and will miss four to six weeks. 

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Marion hands Carbondale first volleyball loss Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The Marion Wildcats did something Thursday no other team had been able to do this season--beat Carbondale.  

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Terriers roll on Video included

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CARBONDALE -- Noah Guyton's hat trick led the Carbondale Terriers to a 4-1 South 7 win over Marion. 

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Local state trooper takes gold at World Police and Fire Games Video included

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MT VERNON -- Anderton trains at Pedigo Submission Fighting 5-6 days a week when he isn't out patrolling for the Illinois State Police.

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Player of the Week

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WSIL-TV -- Who is the top football player this week?  You decide!  Vote for the WSIL-Banterra Player of the Week.

Each Monday during the high school football season, the WSIL Sports Team will nominate two athletes for the Player of the Week honor.  Vote Monday through Wednesday each week and we'll announce the winner each Thursday on News 3 Sports.

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Carbondale volleyball gaining confidence as they get closer to the postseason Video included

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CARBONDALE - In about a month, high school volleyball teams will hit the court for regional action. The Carbondale Terriers are setting themselves up for a strong postseason run.

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Young guns shine on Saluki defensive line Video included

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CARBONDALE -- Having the opportunity to play football at the collegiate level comes few and far between, and sometimes even being offered that opportunity comes at a price.

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Carbondale soccer wins the battle of Jackson County Video included

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CARBONDALE - Carbondale and Murphysboro renewed the Jackson County rivalry on the pitch Saturday afternoon. The Terriers netted two first half goals. Carbondale wins 5-1. More>>

SIU Football gets redemption at Houck Stadium Video included

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO - The football Salukis traveled to Cape Girardeau on Saturday to renew a regional rivalry with Southeast Missouri State. 

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Sports Extra: September 15, 2017 Video included

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WSIL - Week four of the football season featured some big-time matchups.  River to River teams and South Seven squads got their first taste of conference action.

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Venus Williams speaks at SEMO Video included

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO - One week after falling in the US Open semifinals, Venus Williams took the stage at Southeast Missouri State. 

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Pinckneyville continues dominant season with win over Du Quoin Video included

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DU QUOIN -- The Lady Panthers extended their record to 17-2 on the season with a 2-set win over Du Quoin. 

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Rangers eager to start conference play at Herrin Video included

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WSIL -- As many high school football teams make their way into conference play this weekend, some are just as excited to get their first chance of getting to play on their home turf.

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Harrisburg holds off NCOE Video included

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HARRISBURG -- Two of the area's top volleyball teams collided Wednesday in Harrisburg as the Lady Bulldogs held off NCOE in three games. 

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Lady Vols sweep Rend Lake at home Video included

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CARTERVILLE -- The John A. Logan Lady Volunteers faced the Rend Lake Warriors at home. Lady Vols swept the Warriors in a best-of-5 set: 25-17, 25-13, 25-14.

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Salukis edge Redhawks for first win Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The SIU volleyball team rallied to beat Southeast Missouri State in five games to pick up its first win of the season Tuesday night. It was the first Saluki win for head coach Kari Thompson.

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Watson ready to lead SIU to the top of FCS Video included

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CARBONDALE -- A boat without captain will not float very far, and that's why the Football Salukis look to team leaders such as linebacker Kyron Watson to keep them focused on the task at hand.

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Vienna/Goreville tops Johnston City Video included

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VIENNA - A pair of 1-1 teams met up on the football field Saturday afternoon. 

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SIU opens 2017 with a win over Mississippi Valley State Video included

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CARBONDALE - While most college football squads hit the field last week, the Salukis didn't open the season until Saturday. 

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Sports Extra: September 8, 2017 Video included

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WSIL - Week three of the high school football featured some battles of undefeated teams, teams battling for their first win and even a battle with a ranked team.

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Red Devils prepare for big conference match-up vs. Eldorado Video included

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SESSER -- After starting the season 2-0, the Sesser-Valier/Waltonville/Woodlawn Red Devils will face their biggest challenge yet Friday against Eldorado.

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Christopher sweeps Johnston City Video included

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CHRISTOPHER -- It was East Division meets West Division in the Black Diamond Wednesday night, as Christopher hosted Johnston City in volleyball. 

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Traxler headed to SIU Video included

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ELDORADO -- SIU head football Nick Hill has said it's important to him to keep the top high school talent in Southern Illinois close to home. That's exactly the plan for Eldorado standout Jacob Traxler.  The senior running back and linebacker has committed to SIU. 

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Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden scores late to tie Marion Video included

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MARION -- Marion Wildcats tied the Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden co-op soccer team 2-2 Tuesday.

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Tony Stewart, teammate take top spots in modified race in Du Quoin Video included

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DU QUOIN -- The final day of the Du Quoin State fair featured hundreds of drivers and a day full of races, and there were some big names tackling the Magic Mile Monday.

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Football Salukis pledge relief efforts to hurricane victims

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CARBONDALE -- With thousands of people in Houston displaced after the devastation from Hurricane Harvey, the Football Salukis have rallied together to provide relief to those in need.

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Terriers win Preview Tournament Championship Video included

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CARBONDALE -- The Carbondale Terriers and Marion Wildcats met in the Championship Match of the Preview Tournament Championship.

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Eldorado moves to 2-0 with win over Vienna/Goreville Video included

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VIENNA - Week two of the high school football season featured a Saturday afternoon matchup between Vienna/Goreville and Eldorado.

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Sports Extra: September 1, 2017

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WSIL - Week two of the high school football season included River to River crossover matchups and more. We had highlights from ten different games. 

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Terriers take down Lady Devils in two sets

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MURPHYSBORO -- It's a school rivalry that spares no feelings. Murphysboro Lady Devils trying to avenge last week's football loss to Carbondale on the volleyball court.

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Murphysboro students build leadership skills at conference Video included

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MURPHYSBORO -- Most teams and clubs will have their natural leaders people will turn to get them through tough times, may it be on a field or elsewhere in life. But who's to say a team full of leaders can't get the job done?

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Indians hoping to keep momentum into Week 2

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DU QUOIN -- Preparation was key in Du Quoin's Week 1 blowout win over Massac County. With a tough match-up ahead Friday, the Indians are working on getting ready for another road game this week.

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Marion soccer rolls over Carterville/Herrin Co-op

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MARION -- Marion jumped out to a 3-0 lead against the Carterville/Herrin co-op team in the 1st half. Following suit in the 2nd half, Wildcats scored three more goals in nine minutes for a final score of 6-0.

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SIU volleyball drops home opener Video included

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CARBONDALE - SIU volleyball hosted Arkansas State on Tuesday night. 

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SIU football practices under the lights Video included

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CARBONDALE - SIU football held their first night practice on Tuesday. The Dawgs had previously practiced in the morning, but their first five games are in the evening. So the Salukis used Tuesday night's practice to prepare for the playing under the lights.

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Week 1 win sets tone for Bulldogs season Video included

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HARRISBURG -- Under the direction of a new head coach Gabe Angelly, the Harrisburg Bulldogs hope Friday's season opening win will set the tone for the rest of the season.

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Golf is a family affair for Hamilton County's Kylee Vaughan Video included

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MCLEANSBORO - Kylee Vaughan’s golf season is off to a good start. 

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Pearce Juniors Tennis Camp hits the court for the fourth summer

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MARION -- Future tennis stars hit the court in Marion this week for the Pearce Juniors Tennis Camp.

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Softball tournament to raise money for local cancer patient Video included

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MARION -- Slow-pitch softball is a summer tradition for many as a way to enjoy time with friends and family on the ball field. A tournament this weekend aims to raise money to help an area woman who has recently been diagnosed with cancer.

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  • Benton wins the battle of Franklin County

    Benton wins the battle of Franklin County

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:21:36 GMT

    WEST FRANKFORT - The Franklin County rivalry was renewed Saturday afternoon as West Frankfort hosted Benton for homecoming. 

    WEST FRANKFORT - The Franklin County rivalry was renewed Saturday afternoon as West Frankfort hosted Benton for homecoming. 

  • Sports Extra: September 22, 2017

    Sports Extra: September 22, 2017

    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-09-23 06:42:17 GMT

    WSIL - Week five of the high school football season featured some marquee conference matchups and rivals week in the Black Diamond. 

    WSIL - Week five of the high school football season featured some marquee conference matchups and rivals week in the Black Diamond. 

  • Ford could miss rest of the season

    Ford could miss rest of the season

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-09-22 10:00:28 GMT

    CARTERVILLE -- One of the area's top high school football players, and a recruiting target for several major college football programs may be done for the season. Carterville senior tight end Luke Ford has a broken collarbone and will miss four to six weeks. 

    CARTERVILLE -- One of the area's top high school football players, and a recruiting target for several major college football programs may be done for the season. Carterville senior tight end Luke Ford has a broken collarbone and will miss four to six weeks. 

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  • Saluki punter follows unique practice routine

    Saluki punter follows unique practice routine

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-09-25 03:43:48 GMT

    CARBONDALE -- The 6 days in between each gameday are vital in getting the team ready for their next opponent. The Football Salukis spend several hours in that fixing last week's mistakes as well as getting ready for the upcoming game. But not everyone has the same practice routine.

    CARBONDALE -- The 6 days in between each gameday are vital in getting the team ready for their next opponent. The Football Salukis spend several hours in that fixing last week's mistakes as well as getting ready for the upcoming game. But not everyone has the same practice routine.

  • SIU hangs tough, falls to Memphis

    SIU hangs tough, falls to Memphis

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:55:26 GMT

    MEMPHIS - The football Salukis met up with this year's FBS opponent on Saturday night.  

    MEMPHIS - The football Salukis met up with this year's FBS opponent on Saturday night.  

  • Young guns shine on Saluki defensive line

    Young guns shine on Saluki defensive line

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:52:37 GMT

    CARBONDALE -- Having the opportunity to play football at the collegiate level comes few and far between, and sometimes even being offered that opportunity comes at a price.

    CARBONDALE -- Having the opportunity to play football at the collegiate level comes few and far between, and sometimes even being offered that opportunity comes at a price.

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