Athletics News

  • Eureka Pushes Through, Outguns Grinnell, 122-115
    November 20, 2019
    EUREKA — For the third time in the past two years, the Eureka men’s basketball team beat The System. The Red Devils pushed through, outgunned and outlasted Grinnell 122-115 on a rowdy Wednesday evening at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Red Devils Improve to 3-0, Top St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 96-78
    November 20, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka women’s basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 96-78 victory over St. Mary-of-the-Woods on Wednesday.
  • EC Men to Take on Grinnell System in Home Shootout
    November 19, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team came away with a split on the road last week. On Wednesday, the Red Devils return to their home floor for a shootout against Grinnell.
  • Unbeaten Eureka to Host St. Mary-of-the-Woods in Home Opener
    November 19, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka women’s basketball team is 2-0 after a season-opening rout at Rockford and a riveting comeback at Knox. Now, the Red Devils are headed home.
  • Red Devils Run Past Knox, 83-56
    November 16, 2019
    GALESBURG, ILL. — The Eureka men's basketball team bounced back with a dominant 83-56 victory over Knox Saturday night.
  • Eureka Holds Off Rockford to Cap Season, 38-28
    November 16, 2019
     ROCKFORD – The Eureka football team ended the 2019 campaign on a winning note Saturday. The Red Devils held off the Regents 38-28 in a back-and-forth North Athletics Collegiate Conference season finale at Rockford.
  • Red Devils Fall to Monmouth on the Road, 83-71
    November 15, 2019
    MONMOUTH, Ill. – Monmouth handed the Eureka men’s basketball team its first loss of the season Friday night, topping the Red Devils 83-71.
  • Red Devils Have Lot to Play For in Final Game at Rockford
    November 15, 2019
    EUREKA — For Kurt Barth and the 2019 Eureka football team, it might seem like it just started, but there’s only one day left on the calendar. On Saturday at noon, these Red Devils will take the field for the last time when they take on Rockford.
  • New-look Red Devils Taking Show on the Road
    November 14, 2019
    EUREKA — A week after the Eureka men’s basketball team’s emphatic season-opening victory over Berea, the Red Devils are ready for their next pair of tests. EC takes on Monmouth 6 p.m. Friday and Knox 6 p.m. Saturday.
  • Eureka Comes Back, Tops Knox in Overtime, 83-76
    November 13, 2019
    GALESBURG, Ill. –The Eureka women’s basketball team pulled off a comeback for the ages at Knox on Wednesday night. After trailing by 18 points early in the second half, the Red Devils chipped away until they were on top, triumphing over the Prairie Fire in overtime, 83-76.
  • Road Tests Continues For EC Women's Basketball in Week 2
    November 12, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka women’s basketball team cleared the first hurdle of the season with ease. Now, the Red Devils are headed west to continue non-conference play against area foe Knox on Wednesday. They’ll tip off against the Prairie Fire inside Memorial Gymnasium at 6 p.m.  
  • Eureka Shuts Out Concordia Wisconsin on Senior Day, 24-0
    November 09, 2019
    EUREKA — Senior day couldn’t have gone much better for the Eureka football team and its 15 seniors at  McKinzie Field on Saturday. The Red Devils handled Concordia Wisconsin 24-0, recording the team’s first shutout in over four years.
  • Red Devils Come Out Hot, Cruise to Victory Over Berea, 94-78
    November 08, 2019
    EUREKA — With a hot start, balanced offense and solid defense, the Red Devils made sure it wasn’t ever close on Friday night. EC cruised to a 94-78 season-opening win at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena, taking down the Mountaineers for the first time in three meetings.
  • Eureka Trounces Rockford in Season Opener, 78-43
    November 08, 2019
    ROCKFORD, Ill. – Eureka College senior guard Ashley Harfst (Saunemin, Ill/Pontiac H.S) earned the women's basketball team's first double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while freshman guard Whitney Bozarth (Normal, I’ll/Normal West) dropped a game-high 23 points en route to a 78-43 non-conference win at Rockford on Friday.
  • Senior Day Showdown Awaits as EC Hosts Concordia Wisconsin
    November 08, 2019
    EUREKA  — On Saturday at 1 p.m., Eureka (4-4, 2-3 NACC) will take McKinzie Field for the final home game of the regular season, hosting Concordia Wisconsin (4-4, 2-3 NACC) in Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference play.
  • Notebook: Red Devils to Open 2019-20 Season on the Road at Rockford
    November 07, 2019
    EUREKA — After a long offseason, the Red Devils are back. The Eureka women’s basketball team will begin its 2019-20 season on the road in a non-conference battle against Rockford at 5 p.m.
  • Notebook: After Storied 2018-19 Run, Red Devils' Encore Begins
    November 07, 2019
    On Friday night at 6 p.m., roughly 100 years since the program began, the Eureka men’s basketball team will open the 2019-2020 season. The Red Devils are hosting Berea in a highly-anticipated season opener inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
  • After Big Game, James Douglas III Receives NACC, Honors
    November 05, 2019
    EUREKA — For the first time in his career, Eureka College’s James Douglas III (Orlando, Fla./Deltona) is the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week — and a member of the Team of the Week.
  • Eureka College Athletics to Host Recruit Day on Nov. 9
    October 23, 2019
    EUREKA – The Eureka College Department of Athletics will host a 2019 recruit day for prospective student-athletes on Saturday, Nov. 9 in conjunction with Eureka College Family Day and the Red Devils’ home football game versus Concordia Wisconsin. The event, open to both high school students and college transfer students, will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. in the Reagan Athletic Complex.
  • Red Devils Hold on, Prevail over Lakeland, 50-49
    November 02, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka football team scraped, clawed and held on with everything they had to preserve a 50-49 victory over Lakeland on Saturday.
  • EC Volleyball's Season Ends in Webster
    November 02, 2019
    WEBSTER GROVES, MO. — The Eureka volleyball team wrapped up its 2019 campaign on Saturday at Webster.
  • EC Men's Soccer Season Ends at Fonbonne, 3-0
    November 02, 2019
    It was an emotional Saturday afternoon for the Eureka men’s soccer team as six seniors took the pitch for the final time as Red Devils.The Red Devils held their own at Fontbonne on Saturday, but the Griffins came away with a 3-0 victory to end EC’s season.
  • EC Falls at Fontbonne in Season Finale, 8-0
    November 02, 2019
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Eureka women's soccer team concluded its season Saturday afternoon away from home, falling against Fontbonne 8-0.
  • Lakeland Showdown Presents Red Devils' Next Opportunity
    November 01, 2019
    Temperatures dropped and snow blanketed the field this week, but the Eureka football team has been grinding and preparing for the next matchup, just like any other.
  • Spalding Outlasts EC on Snowy Senior Night, 5-1
    October 31, 2019
    EUREKA  – Halloween evening was more like a winter wonderland for the Eureka men’s soccer team on Thursday, as the Red Devils battled Spalding in the snow on senior night.
  • Red Devils Wrap Up Home Slate in Snowy, Memorable Loss to Spalding
    October 31, 2019
    EUREKA — On one of the chilliest nights of the season, and perhaps the snowiest match in program history, the Eureka women’s soccer team played its final home contest of the season at McKinzie Field on Thursday.
  • Red Devils Compete, Fall to Tigers on Senior Night, 3-0
    October 30, 2019
    Eureka senior Ariel Campbell (Decatur, Ill./Cerro Gordo) posted a double-double and fellow senior McKenzie Reiners (Milford, Ill./Milford) hit a team-best .263, but the Red Devils couldn’t get past Iowa Wesleyan on senior night.
  • Eureka Comes Up Short at Benedictine, 17-14
    October 26, 2019
    LISLE, Ill. — On a drenched field in the pouring rain, the Eureka football team grinded its way to the end on Saturday.
  • Beavers Top Red Devils Late in Extra Time, 3-2
    October 26, 2019
    EUREKA — Blackburn narrowly denied the Eureka men’s soccer team its first St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory of the year on a cold, rainy afternoon at McKinzie Field on Saturday.
  • Blackburn Slips Away From EC, 4-0
    October 26, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka women’s soccer team battled Blackburn in pouring rain and dropping temperatures at McKinzie Field on Saturday.
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