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Fisher files suit against high school

Nick Weber

January 18, 2000

Saint Louis University basketball player Josh Fisher has filed a lawsuit against his former high school, in King County Superior Court in Washington state, charging a counselor and a teacher with sabotaging his academic standing at the Mercer Island High School. A brief filed by attorneys Mark Leemon an...

Bills prep for Tigers and Bearcats: Oh my!

Dave Kvidahl

January 18, 2000

Memphis means many things to many people. To some, Memphis is the King. For others, it is Beale Street that brings memories of music and beer. For the Saint Louis University men's basketball team, it means championship. Today, when the 10-6, 2-1 Billikens face off with the Memphis Tigers (8-8, 2-1), it...

SLU returns from break 10-6

Dave Kvidahl

January 18, 2000

When Saint Louis University dismissed the first semester in the second week of December, the men's basketball team had five wins and three losses. Since break, the Billikens have played another eight games and won five while losing three. SLU was left with a sense of disappointment after dropping a ...

Defense leads to SLU’s 11-4 start

Mark Sloan

January 18, 2000

"We've just got to win the next one." This philosophy has proven very successful for coach Jill Pizzotti and the Saint Louis University women's basketball team this season. By taking each game as it comes, the Billikens have already equalled their win total from last season (11). They are 11-4 overall an...

Lewis: Hero or Villain?

Derek Johannsen

January 18, 2000

One year ago the National Football League was on top of the world. The Super Bowl was right around the corner and the Rams were the nation's feel-good sports story. It was a rags-to-riches story with a God-fearing grocery clerk in the leading role. The NFL took every advantage and made Kurt Warner into...

SLU Scraps Way To Victory Over SIU

Dave Kvidahl

January 13, 2000

There is one word to describe Saint Louis University's 76-64 victory over the Southern Illinois Saluki's this past Tuesday: ugly. In a game marred by 51 personal fouls and 42 turnovers, the Billikens prevailed to push their win streak to two, leaving their overall record a solid 9-6 and 1-2 in C-USA. Th...

Women Struggle Through Christmas Break

Mark Sloan

January 13, 2000

The Saint Louis University women's basketball team went into Christmas break with high hopes. The Bills were cruising at 5-0 and off to their best start since the 1980-81 season. The following nine games saw the Billikens go 3-6. So much for a Merry Christmas. The Bills struggled offensively in the ph...

Hockey Playoffs On the Line

Nick Weber

January 13, 2000

The Saint Louis University hockey club won't have anyone to blame themselves if the team doesn't make the Division I American College Hockey Association playoffs. The Billikens are ranked 17th out of 35 squads. The top 12 teams claim playoff spots. The team's next seven games come against teams that ar...

Billiken Bites

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January 13, 2000

Field Hockey West named head coach Shannon West has had the interim removed from her title as head field hockey coach. Director of athletics Doug Woolard named West the head coach this past December. "Shannon's determination and experience has improved the program already," says Woolard. "Saint Louis Universi...

Redden’s Return Marks Turnaround For SLU

Mark Sloan

January 13, 2000

John Redden's time had finally come. He worked hard for three years, and as the season began, the senior had finally earned the starting point guard spot. "At the beginning of the season, I really felt good," said Redden. "I was in great shape and had a lot of confidence." Men's head basketball coach...

Bruins Overpower SLU In Second Round, 2-0

Nick Weber

December 2, 1999

There wasn't one time this year that the Saint Louis University men's soccer was completely overmatched. Even in its four losses and two ties, the Bills hung in the games or didn't get the benefit of a couple of officials' calls. But on Sunday afternoon at Robert R. Hermann Stadium, coach Bob Warming's sq...

Billikens Are Off To Best Start Since 1980-81

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December 2, 1999

The Saint Louis University women's basketball team has shown that they can hit their shots and put points on the board. In their first four games, the Billikens have shot 50% from the field and averaged over 80 points per game. In Wednesday night's game against the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Sa...

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