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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 »

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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 »

Mistake Prone Miners Drop Opener

MARION -- The Traverse City Beach Bums beat the Miners 8-5 Tuesday night. Read More »

New Grey Dawg Gifted To SIU

CARBONDALE -- SIU's Grey Dawg mascot disappeared nearly two weeks ago, and is still nowhere to be found. But there is hope due to SIU alumnus Donna Nagel. Read More »

Camp With a Purpose

ST. LOUIS -- More than two dozen young athletes with limb difference took part in the Nubability Baseball and Softball Camp. Read More »

Cardinals Hire Firm to Assist in Internal Investigation

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals were not caught off-guard when details of the FBI and Justice Department investigation into computer hacking of the Houston Astros database were revealed. Read More »

AP Source: Cardinals Allegedly Hacked Astros Player Database

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into a computer database of the Houston Astros to obtain information on players, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday. Read More »

SIU Throwers Reflect on Breakthrough NCAA Meet

CARBONDALE-- Raven Saunders, DeAnna Price, and Josh Freeman reflect on their memorable performances at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene. Read More »

Otters Capture Win But Miners Take Series

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners played host to the Evansville Otters on Sunday. The Miners had already clinched the series by winning the first two games. Read More »

Miners Rally To Beat Otters

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners faced the Evansville Otters on Saturday at Rent One Park. Read More »

Pool Excited To Play In Midwest All-Star Soccer Game

MARION -- Marion standout soccer player Madeline Pool thought her high school career was over after a sectional loss to Springfield. Turns out, the Wildcats goalie will get one more game. Read More »

Bywater Makes Miners' History With No-Hitter

MARION -- Matt Bywater threw the first nine inning no-hitter in Southern Illinois team history as the Miners beat Evansville 3-0. Read More »

Greys Rally Past Miners Late Again

MARION -- The Frontier Greys scored two in the ninth for the second straight night to beat the Miners 9-8. Read More »

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