| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Perhaps it’s accurate to say that an excess of talent is responsible for the most recent success of Glendale Community College product Collin Keoshian.
The Santa Clarita Valley resident and one-time Vaqueros standout has enjoyed a breakthrough...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:57 PM
FRISCO, Texas — Tre Roberson was guaranteed nothing when he arrived at Illinois State's preseason football camp last summer.
Unhappy with being relegated to part-time quarterback duties at Indiana, Roberson's confidence was dragging as he sought a...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:42 PM
It's not just a national championship at stake when Illinois State meets North Dakota State in Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision title game.
There's still the matter of who's top dog in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Aimee Spack understood the significance of the moment she sought to preserve for posterity last month after Illinois State defeated New Hampshire 21-18 in a Football Championship Subdivision semifinal in Durham, N.H.
Even if it was momentarily lost on...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:37 PM
In most years basketball would have seized the spotlight by now at Illinois State.
But in this November to remember, sixth-year coach Brock Spack's Redbirds football team remains the talk of the town as it stands on the brink of history.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Postseason play in football, soccer and cross-country is fully underway in all NCAA and NAIA divisions this weekend, and several Chicago area schools are in the mix.
Some tournament tidbits:
-- Senior Rachel Tejada, the leading goal scorer in Missouri...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:46 PM
According to guard DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, the Illinois State Red Birds' success Sunday night was easy to explain. "Everybody played their role," he said. "As long as everybody plays their role, we get good results." With four players scoring in double...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Loyola is picked to finish 10th as it enters its second Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball season, according to a preseason poll released Tuesday.
The Ramblers, who finished 10-22 overall last season, landed sophomore guard Milton Doyle...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The NCAA Division I women’s soccer tournament committee did DePaul no favors.
Despite an RPI of 20, rankings of 13 in the coaches’ poll and 7 in the Soccer America poll and an unbeaten record, The Blue Demons drew fourth-seeded, Big Ten...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Camille Coffey (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2011) Fairfield volleyball senior: In another example of her longevity and talent, Coffey hit another career touchstone recently when...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Loyalty turned out to be the main selling point for Hasan Muhammad-Rogers in his recruiting.
The Richards senior quarterback confirmed Monday that orally committed to Illinois State on Friday. He selected the Redbirds over Indiana State, Northern Iowa...