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Men catch fire

Men catch fire

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball caught fire when students returned to campus, posting wins against A-10 foes Duquesne and UMass before falling in a tight contest against VCU. The first game of the new semester brought Duquesne to Chaifetz Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 17. It was a night of records, with senior gu...

Women love Chaifetz

Women love Chaifetz

Erin McClelland and Sam Glass

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's basketball

The Saint Louis University Women’s Basketball team kicked off the return from Christmas break with an away game against Dayton on Sunday, Jan. 14. The Bills came in with everything to prove in the A-10 semifinal rematch from last season that saw the Bills fall narrowly at 75-65. The Billikens fought ...

New Men’s Soccer head coach selected

New Men’s Soccer head coach selected

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Soccer, Sports

It’s a homecoming for new head coach of SLU Men’s Soccer. Kevin Kalish, a SLU alumnus, was introduced as the seventh head coach of SLU Men’s Soccer at Chaifetz Arena on Monday, Jan. 22. Kalish wore the blue and white in 1997 and 1998, also serving as an assistant coach for the Billikens in 1999...

Men drop another close fight

Men drop another close fight

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite a career-high 27 points from senior guard Davell Roby, SLU Men’s Basketball just couldn’t pull off a win at George Mason on Saturday, Jan. 13. The Billikens fell 86-81. SLU led throughout the bulk of the first half, leading by as much as 10 points. The Patriots struck back with a quick...

Men drop close battle at home

Men drop close battle at home

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball battled back from a nine-point deficit in the first half, but just couldn’t hold on the final minute of a contest against A-10 foe Rhode Island. The Billikens lost to the Rams on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at Chaifetz Arena, with a final score of 72-65. The early minutes of the first half were clo...

Men rally for first A-10 win

Men rally for first A-10 win

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 7, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball trailed by as much as 10 points early in the second half, before a late rally in a 69-62 rout of conference foe Richmond on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Chaifetz Arena. The Billikens’ offense was cold throughout the bulk of the first half, but a couple of small runs early in the ha...

Men drop hard-fought road battle

Men drop hard-fought road battle

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball led by 11 points at the half, but lost 54-51 in a tight contest at Davidson on Wednesday, Jan. 3. The early minutes of the first half saw Davidson take an early lead, leading by as much as six points. Davidson went cold late in the half, shooting 8-25 from the field and 0-12 from...

Men fight hard in A-10 opener

Men fight hard in A-10 opener

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

December 31, 2017


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball opened conference play on the road, facing La Salle in Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 30. Despite scoring the first basket, SLU was never able to overcome an early 8-0 run by the Explorers in the 83-60 loss. Freshman guard Jordan Goodwin led SLU with 16 points and 13 rebounds, notching ...

Men blank SEMO

Men blank SEMO

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

December 31, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball took the lead in the first two minutes and never looked back in a 78-48 rout of the Southeastern Missouri Redhawks on Friday, Dec. 22 at Chaifetz Arena. The Redhawks challenged the Billikens early on, closing within one and three points, but a 10-2 run gave the Billikens a nine-...

Women win at home, Edge Little Rock

Women win at home, Edge Little Rock

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

The Saint Louis University Women’s Basketball Team won their first home game of the 2017-18 season in a low-scoring game against the Little Rock Trojans with a final score of 48-45 last Friday. The win brings the Billikens’ season record to 4-5. Senior Jackie Kemph led the Billikens in scoring for...

SLU Athletics gets a Taste of the Corps

SLU Athletics gets a Taste of the Corps

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

There is a lot that goes into competing as a Division 1 athlete, and similarly, there is a lot that goes into being a United States Marine. Both are prestigious in their own right but each have very similar necessary skills to be successful: Fitness, leadership, and teamwork. The Marine Corps started...

Men Beat SIU, Snap Long Four-Game Losing Streak

Men Beat SIU, Snap Long Four-Game Losing Streak

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball traveled to Butler for a non conference game on Saturday, Dec. 2, losing 75-45 in Indianapolis. Butler started the game with an 8-0 run, never losing the lead afterward. Junior guard Javon Bess posted a career high 22 points (19 in the second half), tying his record, with...

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