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WIU Women's Track Named All-Academic Team By USTFCCCA

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Associations (USTFCCA) announced its All-Academic teams, with the Western Illinois women’s track and field team being named to the list.“We are certainly pleased that the women’s team’s hard work in the classroom has paid off with this outstanding national recognition. It is…
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Illinois State, Western Illinois Football To Celebrate 100th Football Game

NORMAL, Ill. – On November 4, longtime in-state foes Illinois State and Western Illinois will meet for the 100th time in the longstanding series between the two Missouri Valley Football Conference programs. To commemorate the milestone, the Redbirds and Fighting Leathernecks will help count down to the game with a joint series of social media…
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Monmouth-Roseville Jr. High hold football camp in Roseville

Monmouth-Roseville Junior High holds their annual summer football camp. The camp is run by 8th grade head coach Todd Wetterling, 7th grade head coach Nick McLaughlin and assistant coach Travis Henry.
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WIU Baseball's Fourth Annual Wrigley Rooftop Trip Scheduled for August 20

MACOMB, Ill. – The Western Illinois baseball program announced its fourth-annual Wrigley Rooftop trip on Sunday (Aug. 20) to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the Toronto Blue Jays. Game time is scheduled for 1:20 p.m. The cost of the event is $150 per person, which includes a rooftop ticket and all you can eat…
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Morgan Holle,, Monmouth College women's lacrosse team net national academic honors

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Monmouth College’s new women’s lacrosse team has made the grade academically in their inaugural season, scoring a pair of prestigious national academic honors from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (IWLCA).      Morgan Holle (Oskaloosa, Iowa/Oskaloosa) scored the team’s first individual national academic honor from the IWLCA, earning inclusion on its…
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WIU Leatherneck Football Picked to Finish Sixth in Tough MVFC But Nationally ranked 19th

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – In a vote by the Missouri Valley Football Coaches, sports information directors and selected media members, Western Illinois was picked to finish sixth according to the preseason poll. The MVFC released the preseason poll on Tuesday (July 25), right before the start of the two-day coaches teleconference Media Day. The Leathernecks, ranked…
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Macomb's Own Brett Taylor among Six WIU Football Players Named Preseason All-MVFC

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Six members of the Western Illinois football team were voted to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason team. The conference office announced the preseason selections on Monday (July 24), as voted on by the head coaches, sports information directors and selected media. The MVFC preseason poll is scheduled to be announced on…
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7 tennis Monmouth College Fighting Scots earn national academic honors

MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Monmouth College tennis program broke new ground last season as half of Brian Jordan’s roster earned the highest academic honor awarded by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).      Seven Fighting Scots – four women and three men, both record numbers for each program – earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status for academic…
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79th Annual Warren County Area Old-Timer's Fastpitch Softball game scheduled for August 13th, 2017

The 79th Annual Warren County Area Old-Timer’s Fastpitch softball game will be played on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Monmouth Park in Monmouth. The Old-Timer’s game will begin at 5:00 and will be preceeded by the opening ceremonies at 4:30. The opening ceremonies include the flag representation, memorial remembrances, Old-Timer of the Year presentation and…
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Galesburg High School announces date for fall sports preseason meeting

Galesburg High School will be conducting a fall preseason meeting for any individual, and their parents, who are participating in a sport in the 2017-2018 Fall season. This meeting will discuss district policies, code of conduct rules and other items, as well as go through all paperwork that parents and participants need to complete prior…
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Monmouth College volleyball team nets national academic award

MONMOUTH, Ill. – After a one-year hiatus, the Monmouth College volleyball team has returned to the nation’s elite academic teams. The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) was announced this week the Fighting Scots earned the Team Academic Award for excellence in the classroom during the 2016 campaign.      Kari Shimmin’s squad has earned the…
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