2018 Eureka Football News

  • Red Devils Draw Wisconsin-Whitewater in Division III Playoffs
    November 11, 2018
    EUREKA – The Eureka College football team will visit #4/#5 Wisconsin-Whitewater in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 17. Kickoff at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater, Wis. is scheduled for noon CST.
  • NACC Champs! Red Devils Rout Rockford, Lock Down Another NCAA Bid
    November 10, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka Red Devils are back in the playoffs. Eureka earned a 38-7 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory over Rockford Saturday at McKinzie Field to secure the league's outright regular-season championship and automatic bid to the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • Preview: Red Devils to Welcome Rockford, Aim For Playoff Bid Saturday
    November 07, 2018
    EUREKA -- Eureka will return to McKinzie Field Saturday for the regular-season finale in a 1 p.m. Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference kickoff versus Rockford. The Red Devils, who have already clinched at least a share of the NACC title, can secure the outright championship and the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs with a win over the Regents.
  • Eureka Win Streak Ends at Lakeland, 56-55
    November 03, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, Wis. ? Le?Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) produced his third career 300-yard game to break his own single-season Eureka rushing record and scored five touchdown to match his own single-game Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference record, but a two-point conversion attempt to win the game in the final minute came up short in the Red Devils? 56-55 league setback at Lakeland, Saturday afternoon in Plymouth, Wis.
  • Preview: NACC Title in Sight For Eureka Saturday at Lakeland
    November 02, 2018
    EUREKA -- Eureka will take the field Saturday in hopes of clinching at least a share of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference championship and its second consecutive NCAA Division III playoff bid when the unbeaten Red Devils visit longtime rival Lakeland at 1 p.m. at Taylor Field in Plymouth, Wis.
  • Jim Cornelison to Sing National Anthem Prior to Nov. 10 Football Game
    October 31, 2018
    EUREKA – Renowned vocalist Jim Cornelison will sing the Star Spangled Banner prior to the Eureka College football game on Saturday, Nov. 10 at McKinzie Field. Cornelison, who has served as the national anthem singer of the Chicago Blackhawks since 2008, will perform as part of Eureka’s Veterans Day recognition during the Red Devils’ regular-season finale against Rockford at 1 p.m.
  • Red Devils Appear at #10 in First NCAA Regional Rankings
    October 31, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Eureka has checked in at #10 in the North Region according to the first set of regional rankings released by the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon. NCAA regional rankings are used as a main reference for the Division III playoffs for the selection of at-large bids and seeding.
  • Reasnover Earns More Weekly Honors From NACC, D3football.com
    October 30, 2018
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Eureka senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has repeated on the D3football.com Team of the Week and as the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week, according to Tuesday announcements. Reasnover ran for 320 yards in the Red Devils’ 48-45 league win at Concordia (Wis.) last Saturday.
  • Heart Stopper: Reasnover Wills Eureka Past Concordia, 48-45
    October 27, 2018
    MEQUON, Wis. -- With the game on the line and the ball in his hands, Le'Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) wouldn't let Eureka lose. The All-American spun away from contact behind the line of scrimmage and raced to the end zone for the game-winning 4-yard touchdown run on third-and-goal with 19 seconds remaining in the Red Devils' stunning 48-45 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference win at Concordia (Wis.), Saturday afternoon in Mequon, Wis.
  • Preview: First Place at Stake When Red Devils Visit Concordia Saturday
    October 26, 2018
    EUREKA -- Sole possession of first place in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference standings and the inside track for an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs are on the line Saturday when Eureka makes the 229-mile trek to Mequon, Wis. for a late-season showdown with Concordia (Wis.) at 1 p.m. inside Tomasini Stadium. Both the Red Devils and Falcons bring perfect 4-0 NACC records into the contest.
  • Le’Anthony Reasnover Lands on D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 23, 2018
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – For the first time this season and the third time in his decorated four-year career, Eureka senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been selected for the D3football.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware. Reasnover paced the Red Devils’ huge offensive day with 289 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 29 carries in a 50-20 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference win over Benedictine at McKinzie Field.
  • Red Devils Receive Votes in AFCA Top 25 Poll
    October 22, 2018
    WACO, Texas – Unbeaten through seven games for just the second time in program history, Eureka has received three votes in the American Football Coaches Association Division III Coaches' Poll released on Monday. The announcement marks the second time the Red Devils have appeared on at least one ballot after receiving two votes in the final 2017 AFCA poll.
  • Red Devils Rout Benedictine, 50-20
    October 20, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) rushed for 282 yards to become the 29th player in NCAA Division III history to reach 5,000 career rushing yards and the Eureka defense held visiting Benedictine scoreless through the game’s first 45 minutes in the Red Devils’ 50-20 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference drubbing of Benedictine, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Unbeaten Red Devils Ready For Benedictine
    October 18, 2018
    EUREKA -- The winner of 14 consecutive regular-season games, Eureka will put its perfect 6-0 record and unblemished 3-0 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference mark on the line Saturday when the Red Devils host Benedictine in a 1 p.m. league kickoff at McKinzie Field.
  • Football Duo Repeats as NACC Players of the Week
    October 16, 2018
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Less than 72 hours removed from helping Eureka extend its school-record regular-season win streak to 14 games, junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) and senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) have repeated as NACC Players of the Week, according to an announcement from league office on Tuesday morning.
  • Red Devils March Over Concordia, 44-14
    October 13, 2018
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. – The most successful regular-season stretch in program history continued Saturday in the Eureka College football team’s 44-14 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory at Concordia (Ill.) in River Forest, Ill. Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) rushed for 201 yards and equaled his own single-game NACC record with five touchdowns, Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) threw for 173 yards and the defense pitched a second-half shutout in the Red Devils’ 14th consecutive regular-season victory.
  • Preview: Eureka, Concordia Renew Old Rivalry Saturday in Chicagoland
    October 12, 2018
    EUREKA -- The unbeaten Eureka College football team will play on the road for the first time since Sept. 1 when the Red Devils travel north to the Chicago suburb of River Forest, Ill. on Saturday for a 1 p.m. Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference kickoff versus Concordia (Ill.).
  • Kuhne, Reasnover Receive NACC Weekly Honors
    October 10, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week and senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been voted NACC Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The announcement marks both players’ second weekly honor from the NACC in 2018.
  • Homecoming Kings: Eureka Finishes Wisconsin Lutheran, 54-35
    October 06, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) continued his blitz on the Eureka College football record book with 283 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 54-35 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory over Wisconsin Lutheran, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field. The victory marked Eureka’s third consecutive victory on homecoming weekend and its seventh homecoming win in the last eight seasons.
  • Preview: Eureka Welcomes Wisconsin Lutheran Saturday
    October 04, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College football team will look to extend its longest regular-season win streak in program history and open a season 5-0 for the first time since 1991 Saturday afternoon when the Red Devils host new Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference opponent Wisconsin Lutheran for a 4 p.m. homecoming kickoff at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field.
  • Quite the Arrival: Eureka Dumps Aurora in NACC Opener, 31-28
    September 29, 2018
    EUREKA – Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) threw a pair of touchdown passes, Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence, H.S.) scored twice as part of a 242-yard night and the defense made stops when it counted, driving the Eureka College football team to a 31-28 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference triumph over Aurora, Saturday night at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Eureka Readies For Aurora in NACC Debut
    September 27, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College football team will turn the page to a new era Saturday night when the Red Devils host Aurora in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field. The matchup with the Spartans renews an old rivalry with AU that dates back to 1939 and also represents EC’s first-ever Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference game.
  • Le’Anthony Reasnover Named NACC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 18, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday morning. Reasnover compiled 258 all-purpose yards and scored all five touchdowns in Eureka’s 34-12 non-conference win over Finlandia at McKinzie Field.
  • Eureka Wears Down Finlandia, 34-12
    September 15, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) scored all five touchdowns, Antonio Greenwood (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) recorded a sack and an interception and the Eureka College football team opened the season 3-0 for the first time since 1991 in a 34-12 victory over Finlandia as part of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Challenge Series, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Finlandia Visits Saturday For NACC-MIAA Challenge Series
    September 12, 2018
    EUREKA -- The unbeaten Eureka College football team will play on its home turf for the second consecutive weekend when winless Finlandia visits for a 1 p.m. non-conference kickoff this Saturday at McKinzie Field. Saturday’s game, part of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Challenge Series, marks the first-ever football meeting between Eureka and Finlandia.
  • Logan Noel Named NACC Defensive Player of the Week
    September 11, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College sophomore linebacker Logan Noel (Westville, Ill./Westville H.S.) has been chosen Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday morning. Noel had six tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack in the Red Devils’ 38-6 non-conference rout of Iowa Wesleyan last Saturday night.
  • Red Devils Overwhelm Iowa Wesleyan, 38-6
    September 08, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 159 yards and scored a first-quarter touchdown to become the program’s all-time leading scorer, Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) racked up 221 yards of total offense and a swarming defense combined for 14 tackles for loss, sending the Eureka College football team to a convincing 38-6 non-conference victory over Iowa Wesleyan, Saturday night at McKinzie Field.
  • Tanner Kuhne Lands Red Devils’ First Weekly NACC Honor
    September 05, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, according to an announcement from the league office, Wednesday morning. Kuhne was perfect on seven extra-point attempts in the Red Devils’ 49-24 win at Knox last Saturday.
  • Dairy Daughters to Play Home Opener Pregame Tailgate Saturday
    September 05, 2018
    EUREKA – Dairy Daughters, the Nashville-based country music duo of Shelby Dressel and Megan Gertken, will perform Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the RJR Transportation Stage across the street from McKinzie Field in advance of the Eureka College football home opener.
  • Preview: Eureka Ready For Bright Lights, Iowa Wesleyan in Home Opener
    September 05, 2018
    EUREKA -- Following its sixth season-opening victory of the Kurt Barth coaching era, the Eureka College football team will gear up for its home opener this Saturday when Iowa Wesleyan visits McKinzie Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff under the lights.
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