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SIU Football Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

CARBONDALE-- The SIU football team accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge post practice. Read more »

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Johnston City Returning to Ground Game

JOHNSTON CITY -- Johnston City's football team is looking to bounce back this season, after missing the playoffs last year. The Indians finished the season with a 3-6 record. Read More »

Tigers Ready To Run

HERRIN -- Herrin's football team returns over a dozen starters from last year's team that finished with an 8-3 record. Read More »

SIU Volleyball Carries High Expectations Into 2014 Season

CARBONDALE-- Fifteen underclassman make up a young and talented SIU Volleyball team. Read More »

Energy, Rain Dominate SIU's Second Scrimmage

CARBONDALE-- The SIU football team brought the energy to their final scrimmage of fall camp. Read More »

Carmi-White County Has Extra Week Of Preparation

CARMI -- Carmi-White County's football team is gearing up for the upcoming season, but the Bulldogs will have one extra week of preparation before playing in their first game. Read More »

Eldorado Focused On Running Game

ELDORADO -- Eldorado's football team returns just five starters from a team that finished 7-3 and qualified for the playoffs last season. Read More »

Massac County Focused On Strengthening Defense

METROPOLIS -- Massac County's football team is under new direction this season. Former assistant coach, Ryan Lott is now leading the Patriots program. Read More »

Harrisburg Focused On Making Return To Playoffs

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg's football team is hoping to bounce back this year, after missing out on the playoffs last season. Read More »

Moccia Interviews With Georgia State But Staying With SIU

CARBONDALE -- SIU athletic director Mario Moccia was named a finalist for the recently vacant athletic director position at Georgia State University, but Moccia is not leaving SIU. Read More »

Orsburn Named Assistant Softball Coach At Belmont

WSIL -- Former SIU softball player and Cobden native, Taylor Orsburn has been named an assistant coach for Belmont University's softball team. Read More »

Willis, McKinney Hope For Big Senior Seasons

CARBONDALE -- Training camp wraps up in a week for SIU's football team. On Thursday, SIU was back practicing on the Saluki Stadium turf in preparation for its second scrimmage of camp on Saturday. Read More »

Barlow Named Assistant Golf Coach At Illinois

WSIL -- Trico graduate Zach Barlow has been named an assistant coach for the Illinois men's golf team. Read More »

From Tee to Green Week 11

CARBONDALE-- On this week's edition of From Tee to Green, Kelly Burke and Diane Daugherty break down putts that break and how to properly read and make them. Read More »

Wildcats Work to Continue Playoff Tradition

ANNA -- The Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats own the region's longest consecutive playoff streak at 14 seasons. With roughly half their starters back from a year ago, the Wildcats are ready to make a run at number 15. Read More »

Carbondale Focused On Making Playoffs In Consecutive Years

CARBONDALE -- Carbondale's football team is led this season by new head coach Mark Albertini. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Football Looking To Build Off Last Season's Success

MT. VERNON -- The Mt. Vernon Rams finished last year with a 7-4 overall record. It was the first time the team had qualified for the playoffs since 2008. Read More »

SVWW Looking To Bounce Back This Season

SESSER -- Sesser-Valier-Waltonville-Woodlawn is looking to bounce back this year, after it finished last season with a 2-7 record. Before last season, the Red Devils had qualified for the playoffs four years in a row. Read More »

FCC Chief Supports Repeal of NFL TV Blackout Rules

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules. Read More »

Benton Eyes Return To Playoffs

BENTON -- The Benton Rangers are looking to rebound after a 4-5 finish last season. Read More »

Marion Football Seeks 10th Straight Postseason Berth

MARION-- The Marion High School football team opened practice Monday, looking to continue the Wildcats playoff streak. Read More »

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