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Six Miners Named All-Stars

MARION-- For only the second time in franchise history, the Southern Illinois Miners have at least six players voted All-Stars. Read more »

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SIU AD Interview- Tommy Bell, Part 2

CARBONDALE-- Part 2 of SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell's interview regarding his first month on the job. Read More »

Miners Capture Win Against Cornbelters In Final Game Of Series

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners lost the first two games of their series against the Normal Cornbelters, but the Miners bounced back in the final game of the series with a 2-1 victory. Read More »

Mayer Competes At AMA Pro Flat Track Race In Du Quoin

WSIL -- One local rider that competed in Saturday's AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National was Carbondale's Levi Mayer. He has been racing motorcycles professionally since 2009. Read More »

Smith Edges Mees To Win AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National

WSIL -- For the first time in ten years, flat track motorcycle racing made it's return to Du Quoin on Saturday. Read More »

Miners Rally Falls Short on 4th of July

MARION-- After falling behind 4-1, the Southern Illinois Miners rally came up short on 4th of July, falling to Normal 4-3. Read More »

AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Returning To Du Quoin

DU QUOIN -- After nearly a decade, the Du Quoin Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National is coming back to the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds on Saturday. Read More »

Wheeler Endures Long Journey To Division One

WSIL -- Connor Wheeler's collegiate basketball career has been anything but normal. His journey, over the past four years has been filled with highs and lows. In 2011, Connor had just graduated high school at Du Quoin and was excited to begin his college career at Illinois Wesleyan, but a stress fracture in his leg derailed his season. Read More »

New SIU Athletic Director Reflects On First Month

CARBONDALE-- New SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell sits down for an in-depth interview to talk about his first month on the job. Read More »

From Tee to Green Week 3

CARBONDALE-- Kelly Burke and Diane Daugherty tackle hole number one at Hickory Ridge golf course. Read More »

SIU Swim Coach Escapes Engulfed Truck

CARBONDALE-- SIU Swimming Coach Rick Walker and his son lived to tell, after the truck they were riding in went up in flames. Read More »

Collins To Be Featured Speaker at Hall of Fame Fundraiser

WSIL -- Basketball great Doug Collins will be the featured speaker at the annual summer fundraiser for the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame and Museum Friday, July 10th at the Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center. Read More »

Future Champs Tournament Celebrates Junior Golfers

CARTERVILLE-- Crab Orchard Golf Course hosted the 37th annual Future Champs tournament for junior golfers. Read More »

Miners Drop Finale to Wild Things 10-1

MARION-- The Southern Illinois Miners couldn't complete the sweep, falling 10-1 in their finale to the Wild Things. Read More »

Miners Retire Ryan Bird's Number, Top Wild Things

MARION-- The Southern Illinois Miners retire the jersey of pitching great Ryan Bird and edge the Wild Things 2-1. Read More »

West Edges East in SIBCA All Star Game

DU QUOIN-- The West edges the East 4-3 in the SIBCA All Star Game at Du Quoin HIgh School. Read More »

Anderson Ranked Top 30 In American Cornhole Organization

HERRIN -- Marion resident Kyle Anderson competes on the national stage in the sport of Cornhole. He joined the American Cornhole Organization two and a half years ago, and now he is the top ranked player in Illinois and the 29th ranked player in the nation. Read More »

Miners Drop Series to Beach Bums

MARION-- The Miners fell in their series finale to the Beach Bums 8-4, after the Traverse City exploded for seven runs over the final three innings. Read More »

From Tee to Green: Solving the Slice

CARBONDALE-- On Week 2 of From Tee to Green, Diane Daugherty shows Kelly Burke how to get rid of the dreaded slice. Read More »

Clodi Receives 2015 Special Olympics Illinois Outstanding Coach of the Year Award

MT. VERNON -- For the past 15 years, Megan Clodi of Mount Vernon has dedicated her life to Special Olympics. She serves in many different roles and now she was recently recognized for her efforts by the state of Illinois. Read More »

Miners Beat Beach Bums In Extra Innings

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners faced the Traverse City Beach Bums on Wednesday at Rent One Park. Read More »

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