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  • Saturday's matchup: Illinois State at New Hampshire

    Saturday's matchup: Illinois State at New Hampshire
    TV/radio: 1 p.m. Saturday; ESPNU. Records: Illinois State 12-1; New Hampshire 12-1. On the offense: A Redbird juggernaut features FCS's top rusher in junior Marshaun Coprich (2,089 yards, 26 touchdowns). Quarterback Tre Roberson, a transfer from...
  • Tough draw for DePaul women in NCAA soccer tourney

    Tough draw for DePaul women in NCAA soccer tourney
    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...
  • Brock Spack has Illinois State on verge of its 1st 10-win regular season

    Brock Spack has Illinois State on verge of its 1st 10-win regular season
    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. Ranked...
  • Rachel Tejada leading Illinois State in soccer tournament

    Rachel Tejada leading Illinois State in soccer tournament
    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...
  • ODU men's basketball loses to Illinois State in Paradise Jam, plays Monday for third place

    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...
  • Roundup | Friday, Dec. 19

    Roundup | Friday, Dec. 19
    BOYS BASKETBALL Robby Nardini joins 1,000-point club as Vernon Hills holds off Grayslake Central GRAYSLAKE — Vernon Hills shot the ball so well during the opening eight minutes of its 62-50 nonconference victory over Grayslake Central Friday, it...
  • Illinois State moves on to FCS championship game

    Illinois State moves on to FCS championship game
    DURHAM, N.H. — Tre Roberson hadn't done much with his legs over the first three-plus quarters of his team's FCS semifinal Saturday against top-ranked New Hampshire. But when his Illinois State teammates needed with a five-point deficit midway...
  • College football season, career come to end for Valley's McNeely, Coccia, Muller

    Offensive lineman Tad McNeely picked up his second tackle of the season late in the second quarter of Saturday's FCS semifinal when he brought down Illinois State's Collin Keoshian, who intercepted a New Hampshire pass. Unfortunately, it will be...
  • College Update: Hamilton hauls in big day in bowl game

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Ian Hamilton (St. Francis High, 2011) University of Texas El Paso football senior: With UTEP having assured its first winning season in nine years and advancing to a bowl game for the...
  • Bears had to blow this up, didn't they?

    Bears had to blow this up, didn't they?
    Mercifully, the Marc Trestman era is over. I'll miss the hipster glasses, but I won't miss "the smartest guy in the room" routine. He'll be OK. He's a QB coach, maybe a coordinator in the NFL. Never a head coach, though. Never again. Jay Cutler also...
  • A pair of crowns on the line for Illinois State, North Dakota State

    A pair of crowns on the line for Illinois State, North Dakota State
    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. The...