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Mountain Bike Park Planned

MAKANDA-- A world-class zip line course makes plans to build a mountain bike park on the property, with trails for all levels of riders. Read more »

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Newquist Snags Top Play In Martin's Moments

WSIL -- SIU football player Kyle Newquist made an incredible catch during SIU's football scrimmage. Read More »

Dallas Baptist Sweeps Series Against SIU

CARBONDALE -- SIU played host to Dallas Baptist in the final game of the series on Sunday. Read More »

Herrin Hosts Basketball Camp

HERRIN -- Jeff Hartline saw a need for quality local basketball camps, so he decided to take matters into his own hands. Read More »

Family Runs For Lost Loved Ones

GOLCONDA -- For the past few years, the Gutzler and Haake families have ran in the River to River race. Read More »

Marion Soccer Wins 4th Straight

ANNA-- Marion girls soccer wins their fourth straight game with a 4-0 win over Anna-Jonesboro. Read More »

Country Acres Custom Golf Honored By Golf Digest

MT. VERNON -- If you are a golfer and looking to take strokes off your game, then you may need custom fit golf clubs, and that is exactly what Country Acres Custom Golf in Mount Vernon does. Read More »

SIU AD Finalists Forum: Leon Costello

CARBONDALE -- The final SIU athletic director candidate, Leon Costello held his 45 minute public forum at the student center auditorium. Read More »

Dallas Baptist Beats SIU Baseball

CARBONDALE -- SIU's baseball team played host to Dallas Baptist on Friday night. Read More »

Billinger Signs with Missouri S&T

CARBONDALE -- Carbondale Terrier standout guard Allan Billinger signed to play collegiately at Missouri S&T Thursday afternoon. Read More »

Logan's Payne and Woods Sign With Missouri

CARTERVILLE -- John A. Logan sophomore basketball players, Russell Woods and Martavian Payne are continuing their basketball careers at the University of Missouri. Read More »

SIU AD Finalists Forums: Rick Darnell

CARBONDALE -- Rick Darnell visited the SIU campus on Thursday. He is one of four finalists for the Saluki athletic director job. Read More »

Ingram Leaves Pitching Legacy at Nashville

NASHVILLE-- Nashville softball pitcher Maci Ingram has re-written the Hornette record books. Read More »

SIU Softball Captures Win Against Evansville

CARBONDALE -- SIU's softball team played host to Evansville on Wednesday. Read More »

IHSA to Vote on Rules to Limit Contact in Football Practice

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois High School Association is expected to vote in June on new rules that would limit the amount of full-contact practice allowed for high school football teams. Read More »

Injury Overshadows Battle of Unbeatens

CARTERVILLE -- In a matchup of unbeatens, Nashville and Carterville ended up tied 3-3 in a game that was suspended in the ninth inning due to a potentially serious injury. Read More »

Top Drag Boat Racer Calls Southern Illinois Home

CREAL SPRINGS-- Creal Springs mechanic and resident Scott Lumbert is a top professional drag boat racer. Read More »

SIU AD Finalists Forums: Rick Hartzell

CARBONDALE -- The second of four finalists for SIU athletic director, Rick Hartzell, was on campus Tuesday, including a 45 minute public forum. Read More »

Du Quoin Baseball Downs Pinckneyville

DU QUOIN-- Du Quoin won a River-to-River Mississippi baseball battle with Pinckneyville 11-4. Read More »

SIU Men's Lacrosse Club Thriving

CARBONDALE -- The SIU men's lacrosse club began back in the early 1990's, and is still going strong, with 26 members in the club now. Read More »

SIU Baseball Holds Off Illinois State for Series Win

CARBONDALE-- SIU baseball won their second straight MVC series, with the 9-7 win over Illinois State. Read More »

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