If baseball really wants to shorten games, perhaps it should consider adopting other softball rules. Softball games, for example, are usually played in six innings, so reducing a baseball game from nine to six innings would, on average, shorten a baseball game by one hour and eliminate the need to stop serving beer after the seventh inning.
The remaining Valley presidents and ADs will meet in the Valley headquarters Sunday in St. Louis to plan their strategy to respond to another supposed “hit” on the viability of the league — given the two losses (Creighton in 2013 and now the Shockers) of highly-ranked basketball teams.
Part of the purpose of this spring practice is to find solutions to the holes left by the graduating 2016-17 senior class. One particular problematic area of concern for Saluki coach Nick Hill is defensive end.
For the third time since Dec. 9, the Bowen Gym Community Center has been broken into and spray-painted, according to the Carbondale Police.
Rebecca “Becky” Borgsmiller and Mandy Little took home the election defeating William Orrill and former West Frankfort mayor Bob “Hawk” Ellis.
In a race featuring eight candidates for four seats, Natasha Zaretsky, Catherine Field, Carlton Smith, and Gary Shepherd received the most votes from the public to secure victory.
The search for the next Southern Illinois University chancellor on the Carbondale campus has been narrowed down to four, according to a news release by the university.
After a nervous night at the Jackson County Courthouse, incumbents Jessica Bradshaw and Carolin Harvey, along with former Carbondale Doherty, will represent Carbondale for the next four years on the Carbondale City Council.
The service launches at noon Thursday, meaning residents will be able to request a ride through Lyft by using their mobile device. Users will have to download the application, sign up and then request a ride.
At about 3:30 p.m., the sheriff's office received a report of a head-on traffic crash on Union School Road, near Skidmore Road, in rural Ava.
The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Award Banquet Friday was a special night for more than just those who received awards – it was the chamber’s 100th annual banquet, which featured performances by the 80-piece Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra