In grade school, Corey Boemer's mom told him it was OK to get a B or two on his report card as long as he tried his best.
Basketball season is underway and the Salukis are picked seventh in the preseason poll, after finishing tied for fourth in the standings last year.
It's 7 p.m. at Davies Gym and head coach Justin Ingram is giving the volleyball team his last few words of encouragement. The team huddles together and prepares to make an explosive start in the first set.
Just by looking at Tanner Crum you wouldn't know that he's flexible enough to do the splits. You wouldn't know that his favorite singer is Ted Nugent. But what you would know is that he's meant to play football. Not only does the senior center look the part, but he plays the part, and he has since his first season at SIU.
No. 1 North Dakota State played a nearly flawless game on Saturday, beating No. 13 Southern Illinois, 38-10, and extending its winning streak to 30 games. The final score, however, was in no way indicative of how close the game was.