Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois School Keeps Mascot Name That Some Find OffensiveAbout 500 people gathered at the Freeburg Community High School late Thursday to urge the school board not to dump the name that was coined nearly 100 years ago by a reporter after he watched the school's short basketball team beat much larger opponents.
Heavy Snow For Southern IllinoisSouthern Illinois could see between 6 and 12 inches of snow as a winter storm moves across the lower section of the state.
James Leads Loyola Past Southern Illinois, 66-62Montel James finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to lead Loyola.
Southern Illinois Uses Late Surge To Beat LoyolaAnthony Beane scored 20 points, including 15 in the final seven minutes.
Southern Illinois Handles Illinois-Chicago, 67-60Anthony Beane scored 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds.
Top Dogs: How NIU Has Found Sustained SuccessThe Huskies' rise to prominence has been years in the making.
Nearly 90 Percent Say Illinois, Chicago Government Is CorruptNearly 90 percent of Illinois voters believe that corruption is typical in state government, according to a new poll
Watch: A Long Line Of Recent Rants, And Boeheim’s Is Just The LatestCheck out some of the best recent rants by coaches and players.
S. Illinois Edges Loyola 81-76 In OTJalen Pendleton had a steal and made two free throws with 6 seconds left in overtime to secure an 81-76 win for Southern Illinois against Loyola of Chicago on Saturday.
State To Mark Golden Anniversary Of Beatle George Harrison's Downstate TourFifty years ago this month, Beatle George Harrison took a break from European stardom to go someplace where no one knew him -- southern Illinois.
Scheelhaase Leads Illini To 42-34 Victory Over SIU Nathan Scheelhaase threw for career-best 416 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to lead Illinois to a 42-34 win over Southern Illinois. But the Illini had to hang on late to beat the Football Championship Subdivision school.
Illinois State Routs Southern Illinois 83-47 Tyler Brown scored 16 points and Jackie Carmichael had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Illinois State recorded its most lopsided victory ever over Southern Illinois, 83-47 on Saturday.