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High-powered offense headlines Super Bowl LI

Conor Fredland

January 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Sunday, Feb. 5, two remarkable teams are set to play each other for the ultimate prize in the NFL, The Lombardi Trophy. Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas (the first time it has been in Texas since 2011) is going to be a clash...

Another Dakota joins the MVFC

January 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Summit League and Missouri Valley Football Conference announced on Thursday (Jan. 26) the addition of the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Western Illinois, a founding member of both The...

Baseball community mourns the loss of Royals star

Campbell Atkins

January 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

There sometimes comes a moment in sports that makes us question the meaning of it all. We’ll forget about the box scores and the standings; we’ll forget about off-season transactions and the constant bickering between players...

Experienced Patriots meet soaring Falcons in Super Bowl LI

January 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

Super Bowl LI is set. The Atlanta Falcons will meet the New England Patriots in another edition of America’s greatest game. While citizens across the country and world settle into their parties and sports bars, history will ...

Men’s basketball trounced by top-ranked Bison

Mat McClanahan

January 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

MACOMB, IL. — Western Illinois men’s basketball could not get out of their mid-season slump this past Saturday against the Summit League leading North Dakota State Bison. The Leathernecks fell in a one-sided match, 89-57....

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