Authorities say that 300 birds just fell from the sky dead in southern Illinois and they think they know the culprit that's responsible. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources just shared news that 300 snow geese were just found deceased in southern Illinois. They currently believe it's because of the bird flu that has caused the death of millions of birds across America this year.
The17th Annual Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair features nonprofits looking to make sells and bring awareness
CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – Christmas is on the way and many are looking for gifts for their loved ones, and the 17th Annual Southern Illinois Gift Fair was filled with gifts to give. Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship member Kathy O’Laughlin says this event help brings awareness. “A whole range...
Men’s Basketball falls to 5-3 on season with road loss to St Louis despite breakout performance for Johnson
SIU dropped their third game of the season earlier Saturday afternoon. After a rough start, a Saluki comeback could never get back to within two points as Saint Louis was able to handily beat Southern. “We just didn’t play the way we needed to in that first half… I thought...
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DRAFFENVILLE — Throw out the stats. Saturday’s boys’ basketball matchup between Calloway County and Southern Illinois power Massac County in the annual Marshall County Hoopfest came down to one thing. Massac guards Isaac Hosman and Will Harmon kept taking the ball to the hole in the fourth...
The Salem Wildcats dropped to 1-4 on the year with a loss Saturday at the Southern Illinois Shootout in Mt Vernon to the host Rams 69-41. Salem trailed 39-16 at the halftime break, but came out in the 3rd quarter and outscored Mt Vernon 20-12 before the Rams pulled away in the 4th. Connor Tennyson led Salem with 17. Navontae Nesbit scored 18 for the Rams and was named MVP of the game. RJ King had 16. Rolen Adams had 6 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Rams. Salem returns to action tomorrow night at Mascoutah before heading to Columbia on Friday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Javon Pickett's 23 points helped Saint Louis defeat Southern Illinois 85-72 on Saturday night. Pickett added six rebounds for the Billikens (7-2). Gibson Jimerson shot 6 for 11, including 3 for 7 from beyond the arc to add 15 points. Yuri Collins was 4 of 8 shooting and 5 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 13 points and he had 14 assists. Fred Thatch Jr. had 13 points, making 6 of 8 shots.
Several Chester High School athletes earned All-South honors from the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. Senior lineman Shane Bicket and sophomore wide receiver Devante Palacio received honors in football. Aubrie Medford and Camryn Luthy earned honors in golf. Paige Vasquez was a repeat selection in volleyball.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The Lincoln Blue Tigers were taken down at home on Saturday by No. 7 Central Oklahoma 78-63. LU got behind early going into the locker room down 20 and even though they outscored UCO in the second half, it wasn't enough the get the win. Artese...
CHAMPAIGN---The Chattanooga Mocs lost 32-9 against Illinois in a dual matchup in the State Farm Center Saturday afternoon. The Mocs are now 2-5, while the Fighting Illini improve to 2-1. Illinois took the first four and the last four matches of the day. Falls at 125 and 141 dug an early hole that the Mocs could not get out of despite the battle to get there. The two falls and a tech fall were too much to overcome.
The Saint Louis Billikins (6-2) put their perfect 5-0 home record on the line Saturday against the underdog Southern Illinois Salukis (5-2). This men’s basketball game tips off at a scheduled 4 pm ET / 1 pm PT start time. This SIU and SLU basketball game cannot be viewed...
OLNEY, Ill. (WTHI) - The holiday shopping season is underway, and one southern Illinois community is reminding residents to support local. Moonlight Madness is happening in downtown Olney from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Local restaurants are open, serving dinner to hungry shoppers. After dinner, shoppers can go around to...
-Hustisford’s Dylan Kuehl had 8 and Justin Kuehl 3 for NMU. -Mountain Top Christian grad David Britton had 14 points for MU. -Beaver Dam’s Ty Bunkoske played 8 minutes for MU. Women’s College Basketball. Northern Illinois 71 Eastern Illinois 69. -BD alum Tara Stauffacher had 3 points...