Nicholls State Football Team Stranded Overnight in Tiny Airport With No Beds, Little Food After Pilot Veers Off Runway
The 140-person team and crew ended up stranded at the tiny Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion, Illinois for 24 hours
SIU football prepares for second-round playoff matchup at fourth-ranked Idaho
CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – With a 35-0 victory over Nicholls State in the rearview mirror, the focus of the Southern Illinois University football team is now squarely on a test, and a tough one at that, at No. 4 Idaho in the second round. “We’re just out there having...
Benton Rangers Triumph Over Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats in High School Boys Basketball Invitational
Catch the thrilling game between Benton Rangers and Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats in high school boys basketball. Witness the Rangers' impressive scoring, the Wildcats' first points of the year, and the final score that kicks off Benton's promising 2023-2024 campaign.
Swope scores 22 as Indiana State defeats Southern Illinois 77-48
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Isaiah Swope had 22 points in Indiana State's 77-48 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday night. Swope had six rebounds for the Sycamores (6-1). Xavier Bledson scored 17 points, going 6 of 9 from the floor, including 2 for 4 from 3-point range, and 3 for 3 from the line. Julian Larry went 5 of 11 from the field to finish with 12 points.
Bill’s Story: Saluki football alum who lost legs hopes to walk at next Homecoming
On Nov. 21, Bill Story turned 72 years old. He played football for the Salukis from 1970-74 and later played professionally for the Kansas City Chiefs. He is also a diabetic, and both of his legs are amputated above the knee. He has dealt with countless injuries, including back issues and a ruptured Achilles. But he has not accepted a wheelchair and doesn’t plan on doing so.
Racing ahead: SIU track and field prepares to open season in Saluki Fast Start meet
The SIU track and field teams will open their season in the Saluki Fast Start meet on Dec. 2. A lot of work has had to be done to get to be ready to get off to a fast start though. While the Salukis regularly hosted a meet at the...
Laniah Randle named MVC Player of the Week
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Fresh off of a career-high 30-point performance on Saturday, Laniah Randle has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week. In a week where the Salukis earned two victories in three games at the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico, Randle was dominant, averaging 24.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 2.3 steals-per-game.
Coryion Lewis on Basketball
Basketball has officially started! Basketball in Carbondale Community High School has gone as far back as 1929. Basketball is something people get excited for. Going to games, cheering on your team – it’s all really exciting. Coryion Lewis is a junior at CCHS and also plays JV and Varsity for the CCHS basketball team. He has played for 3 years at CCHS and plans to continue after high school. Lewis plays positions 4 and 5 and occasionally 3, and his number is 23.
CCHS Bowling 23-24
The Bowling team at Carbondale High School is a relatively new team that has been gaining lots of popularity in recent years. Last year, the girls bowling team won conference and had 2 members of the team make it to state. Many athletes have used bowling as a way to stay active during their sports’ off-season. There are many new players this year, all hoping to have fun and make connections through Bowling. Tryouts for this years’ team were held on Tuesday, November 14th, at the SIU Bowling Alley.
SIUC football fans gearing up for the Saluki’s second round playoff game
CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - We learned Saluki players will be flying out of Veteran’s Airport Friday morning, December 1 for the next playoff game. A lot of Saluki fans will be making plans to watch the big game back here in the Heartland. There is that big game buzz...
Lady Cats Improve To 5-1 With Win Over West Frankfort…Prep Girls Basketball Scores
The Salem Lady Wildcats improved to 5-1 on the season with a home win over West Frankfort 46-24. Marah Johnson led the balanced attack with 14 and Kayla Felgenhaur added 10. Salem also won the JV game to even their record at 1-1 with a 44-21 win. Brylee Pennypacker led Salem with 13 and Kylee Garrison added 12.
How to Watch Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Saint Louis Billikens: Live Stream or on TV
The Southern Illinois Salukis (4-2) take on the Saint Louis Billikens (5-3) on December 2, 2023. The matchup airs on ESPN+. Southern Illinois dropped its most recent game to Indiana State, 77-48, on Tuesday. Clarence Rupert was its leading scorer with 16 points. On Tuesday, in its most recent game, Saint Louis fell to Utah State 81-76. With 28 points, Gibson Jimerson was its leading scorer.
News | Football lands five players on MVFC All-Newcomer team
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois led the Missouri Valley Football Conference with All-Newcomer team selections, the league announced on Tuesday — LB Colin Bohanek, DE Devin Cowan, WR Vinson Davis III, S Ubayd Steed and DE Tim Varga. With four of the 12 players, SIU's defense was strongly...
SIU Volleyball earns program’s second ever postseason bid with trip to NIVC
CARBONDALE, ILL. – Southern Illinois’ season continues as the Salukis accepted a bid to the 2023 NIVC Tournament as announced Sunday evening. The Salukis postseason berth marks the second in program history and first appearance in the National Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The last time Southern played past the Missouri Valley Conference tournament was in 2015 at the NCAA Tournament when SIU took on Illinois in the opening round.
Coats for Kids Drive Is Back
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Saluki Athletics and the City of Carbondale Police Department have partnered again this holiday season for the annual "Coats for Kids" coat drive. Fans are encouraged to donate new coats for boys and girls, ages 1-10, in an effort to help our Southern Illinois neighbors in need during the cold winter months. The donated coats will benefit the children served by the Carbondale Police Department Community Christmas Store.
Lady Cats Host Home Opener Tonight Against West Frankfort
After a 4-1 start, the Salem Lady Wildcats finally play at home tonight when they host the Lady Cardinals of West Frankfort. The next radio broadcast for the Lady Wildcats will be Monday, December 4th at Mattoon. The SC Lady Cougars are in action at home against St Elmo/Brownstown. Over...
Bobcats Open Benton Tournament With Win, Head To Effingham Tonight…Central City & Odin Win
After opening up last night in the Benton Tournament, the Bobcats step out of tournament play tonight when they travel to Effingham. Last night, Salem beat Benton to open the tournament 33-30. Kyler King led Salem with 12. The game saw an altercation between fans from Salem and Benton that saw the game delayed about 5 minutes and ended with a Benton fan ejected.
Crab Orchard Advances to Championship Game in Elverado High School Turkey Tournament
Catch all the action from the Elverado High School Turkey Tournament as Crab Orchard advances to the championship game with a decisive win over the Falcons. Hear from the players about their tournament experience and anticipation for the final showdown against Carterville High School's Junior Varsity squad.
Watch Indiana State Sycamores vs. Southern Illinois Salukis: How to live stream, TV channel, start time for Tuesday's NCAA Basketball game
Southern Illinois Salukis @ Indiana State Sycamores. Current Records: Southern Illinois 4-1, Indiana State 5-1 Fubo (Try for free) Fubo's holiday offer just kicked off - For a limited time, new subscribers can save $40 on Fubo's Pro, Elite, and Premier plans ($20 off the first and second months) What...
Sports Zone 11.25.23: SIU football advances to second round of FCS playoffs, Mayfield High School reaches state championship game
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – It was a momentous day in Carbondale on Saturday, as Saluki Stadium hosted its first ever FCS playoff game, and the Saluki faithful were treated to one of the most dominant performances of the year. The scorinig started less than three minutes in, as...