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A fresh face for the basketball program

Mitch Martinez, Staff Writer
October 4, 2017

New basketball coach Kent Williams led his team at SIU Carbondale in scoring all four years. He was the league leader in three-pointers. He is also a member of the SIUC Athletic Hall of Fame. None of these are what he considers to be his greatest achievement. “I worked my tail off,” Williams said. “The fact that I didn’t miss a practice in four years and that I started every game ...

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Football gives it their all against the Rock Bridge Bruins

Spencer Caldwell
August 28, 2017

The Spartans hosted the Rock Bridge Bruins on Friday night Aug 25, here's what happened. The Bruins started the game off with a touchdown in the opening drive to take the lead. The Spartans battled back with a touchdown of their own to tie it up at the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter the Spartans lead the Bruins 17-14 from a drive led by quarterback, Nate Martins, and a field goal...

A new chapter in the wrestling program

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor
May 5, 2017

The search is over. Athletic director Kevin Roberts introduced Dr. Aedryan Cox today as the new wrestling coach to all the underclassmen wrestlers.   “I have pure excitement towards my new job, and move forward here,” Cox said. “Teaching and wrestling is where my passions lie and this is really what I want to be doing.” Cox has a doctorate from Lindenwood University, and has been head football athletic...

The new Mr. Irrelevant should stay irrelevant

Dalton Hahn, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017

The last pick in the NFL draft is commonly referred as the “Mr. Irrelevant” pick. Usually this pick will go to a player who will probably not start on an NFL roster, but overcame an obstacle or defied the odds as a college player. This years “Mr. Irrelevant” pick was Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly, and he was drafted by the Denver Broncos. Chad Kelly has been known to have had some off...

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