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ISU takes the bite out of Coyotes in Homecoming game

ISU takes the bite out of Coyotes in Homecoming game

October 25, 2017

The Illinois State Redbirds defeated the University of South Dakota Coyotes 37-21 in the ISU Homecoming foo...

National Signing Day: college football

Tyler Durbin, Deputy Sports Editor

February 25, 2013

Filed under College, Sports

National Signing Day has come and gone, and the future of many teams has changed in a big way. National Signing Day is the first day that high school seniors can sign an agreement, better known as a Letter of Intent, with a college that is a member of the NCAA. Many athletes make verbal commitments to schools, but they are not...

Wildcats’ fans going wild

Kalin Redd

January 24, 2013

Filed under College, Sports

If you’re a Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan, you should start saying your prayers.  Their mediocre record has their fans weeping in sorrow.  Coach John Calipari said, “Whoever has Kentucky ranked in their top five in the preseason poll needed to be drug tested.”  Nobody is disagreeing with him now, according to USA...

Once again the BCS is questioned

Tyler Durbin, Sports Desk

December 20, 2012

Filed under College, Sports

There will be questions surrounding college football for another year. The Bowl Championship System, or BCS, has been under a lot criticism from the general public the last few years. The BCS creates five bowl games at the end of the season for the teams in the BCS rankings.  It ranks teams mostly on computer methods and a...

First time ever freshman wins Heisman

Tyler Durbin, Sports Desk

December 20, 2012

Filed under College, Sports

The Heisman Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding player in college football every season. It is the most prestigious award and mosted anticipated award in college football. History was going to be made regardless of which of the three finalists won this year. The three finalists were quarterback Johnny Manziel of Texas...

Big Ten let lead slip away

Tyler Durbin, Sports Desk

December 6, 2012

Filed under College, Sports

For the first time in Big Ten-ACC Challenge history, the competition ended in a tie. The Challenge started in 1999 and was dominated by the Atlantic Coast Conference, better known as the ACC, the ACC won the first ten match ups.  Recently though, the Big Ten had responded with three straight wins before this year’s tie....

Hot start for ISU mens basketball

Hot start for ISU mens basketball

December 5, 2012

The Illinois State Men’s Basketball team is off to a hot start in the early season. The Redbirds started...

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