MARION – Culver Plant’s walkoff double allowed the John A. Logan College baseball team to post a 4-3 comeback win over Shawnee in Game 2 of a doubleheader Wednesday at Rent One Park in Marion. The Volunteers won the opener in more convincing fashion, 6-2.
ST. LOUIS – Southern Illinois senior Jayna Spivey was named the MVC softball Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Spivey hit .692 in four games last week and hit a walk-off two-run double to beat Illinois State on Sunday.
CARTERVILLE – The John A. Logan College volleyball team grew deeper last week with the announced signing of Benton High School standout, Christy Hayden.
CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois softball team got a walk-off two-run double from Jayna Spiveyin the bottom of the seventh inning to get a big 5-4 win over Illinois State on Sunday afternoon. The Salukis (17-17, 5-6 MVC) were in danger of getting swept in the three-game series heading into its last turn at bat, but Spivey’s shot to the right-center gap scored Kelsey Gonzalez from third base and Michelle Glenn from first.
CHARLESTON, Ill. — Saluki track and field came away with third places finishes on both the men’s and women’s side of competition at the conclusion of the Big Blue Classic on Saturday.
PEKIN, Ill. — Saluki women’s golf came back from a three-stroke deficit entering the final round to claim its second consecutive tournament victory in as many weeks at the Bradley Invitational on Sunday, pushing its season total now to four wins.
Do you ever wonder about what God’s purpose for you might be? Have you ever contemplated why God would have you born in this generation and not a hundred years earlier, or later? How will our great-grandchildren see our lives long after we’ve died?
Do you have any teammates who you’d call arrogant, boastful or proud? Might others describe you in that way? How should we view ourselves with respect to others on our team? The Holy Scripture has some advice.
MURPHYSBORO – Two of the premier Southern Illinois prep spikers the last two seasons have declared their intent to play volleyball at John A. Logan College this fall.
MADISON, Ill. (April 7, 2014) – Freshman Madison Burgett (Charleston) led the Rend Lake College Women’s Golf team over the weekend at the Washington University Invite at Gateway National Golf Course in Madison, helping to put them in 14th among many NCAA teams. The Lady Warriors finished with an overall score of 693 (351-342).
CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Saluki football team held a short, live scrimmage at the end of today’s practice at Saluki Stadium in preparation for Saturday’s full, 80-play scrimmage at 9:30 a.m.
CARBONDALE, Ill. – As is my custom this time of year, here is my MVC All-Conference ballot, along with a little commentary. Picking the 10 players for All-Conference was pretty easy, but putting them in rank order was not. The league will announce the team on Tuesday afternoon.
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Southern Illinois University senior punter Austin Pucylowski was one of two players chosen as recipients of the 13th Division I Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Scholar-Athletes of the Year. Also selected was Brett Biestek, a defensive lineman from Fordham University.
CARBONDALE, Ill. – During Saturday’s scrimmage at Saluki Stadium, the Southern Illinois football team gave fans their first glimpse of a new-look offense that will be built around a power running game, mobile quarterbacks and play-action passing.
INA, Ill. – Murphysboro High School’s (MHS) Steve Eldridge signed a national letter of intent this week to jump on the Rend Lake College Track and Field team next year. Eldridge will be competing in the long and triple jump for the Warriors.