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  • Reasnover, Red Devils Run Over Minnesota Morris, 48-20
    September 16, 2017
    MORRIS, Minn. – Eureka College junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 203 yards and three touchdowns, leading an EC ground attack that churned up 365 rushing yards and lifting the Red Devils to a 48-20 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference victory at Minnesota Morris, Saturday afternoon at Big Cat Stadium in Morris, Minn.
  • Eureka College Announces 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    September 15, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Five former student-athletes and the 1976-77 men’s basketball team have been selected for induction into the Eureka College Athletics Hall of Fame, according to an announcement from Director of Athletics Steve Thompson. Alex Hess, Katie Huizinga Ritchie, Mike Minehan, Wes Schmidgall and K.T. Zapushek Johnson will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of EC’s homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 a.m. at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
  • Preview: Eureka Gears Up For Minnesota Morris
    September 15, 2017
    MORRIS, Minn. -- The Eureka College football team will travel to Minnesota in consecutive weekends for just the fourth time in program history when the Red Devils return to The North Star State for an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference game Saturday at Minnesota Morris. Kickoff on the artificial surface at Big Cat Stadium in Morris, Minn. is scheduled for noon.
  • Tanner Kuhne Collects UMAC Special Teams Award
    September 11, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College sophomore kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been voted Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, according to a Monday afternoon announcement from the league office. Kuhne made a pair of field goals Saturday at Northwestern (Minn.).
  • Big Plays, Miscues Doom Red Devils at Northwestern, 19-13
    September 09, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College junior LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 151 yards to move into fourth place on EC’s modern-era rushing list and sophomore Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) set career highs with 25 completions and 242 passing yards, but a pair of big touchdown plays and a critical penalty in the overtime period spoiled a valiant comeback by the Red Devils in a 19-13 overtime loss at Northwestern (Minn.), Saturday afternoon at Reynolds Field in St. Paul, Minn.
  • Preview: Red Devils Seek Redemption in UMAC Opener at Northwestern
    September 06, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Less than 12 months after competing on the same field for the 2016 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title, the Eureka College football team and Northwestern (Minn.) will square off again in the 2017 league opener on Saturday in St. Paul, Minn. Kickoff at Reynolds Field is set for noon.
  • Knox Comes Back to Top Eureka, 28-21
    September 02, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Knox’s Joey Auger scored on a 16-yard touchdown run in the final minute, capping a run of 21 unanswered points by the Prairie Fire and lifting KC to a 28-21 win over the Eureka College football team, Saturday night. The result spoiled Eureka’s first game on the new FieldTurf under the lights at the newly renovated McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Eureka Set to Host Knox in Historic Season Opener
    August 29, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team will take its home field under the lights for the first time in the 127-year history of the program Saturday when the Red Devils host Knox in the sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field at 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 2 Proclaimed “Great American Eureka College Football Day”
    August 23, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Saturday, Sept. 2 has been proclaimed “The Great American Eureka College Football Day” by the city of Eureka, according to an announcement by Eureka Mayor Scott Zimmer at Monday’s City Council meeting. The Red Devils will host Knox on Sept. 2 in the sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl.
  • Red Devils Picked Fourth in Preseason UMAC Football Poll
    August 22, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Eureka College football team has been picked to finish fourth in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, according to a preseason poll conducted by league coaches earlier this month. Longtime UMAC power St. Scholastica edged defending league champion Northwestern (Minn.) for the top spot in the 2017 poll.
  • Eureka Football Begins Camp Friday
    August 11, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The largest roster in the nine-year tenure of Eureka College football head coach Kurt Barth reported to campus Friday to take the first step in its quest for its first Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title. Ninety student-athletes hit the practice field for fitness testing before the Red Devils’ first full team workout at 4:30 p.m.
  • Eureka College Begins McKinzie Field Renovation Monday
    June 12, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Preliminary work began Monday for the installation of an artificial playing surface and a full lighting system at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field on the campus of Eureka College. The major renovation is scheduled to be completed in time for the Red Devils’ 2017 football opener versus Knox on Sept. 2.
  • Eureka Football to Host Fish Fry Fundraiser Saturday
    April 27, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College football program will host a fish fry fundraiser on Saturday, April 29 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at The Outpost at 1200 South Main Street in Eureka. Tickets are $10 and carry-outs will be available.
  • Eureka Reveals 2017 Football Schedule
    March 13, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl and a full nine-game Upper Midwest Athletic Conference slate make up the 2017 Eureka College football schedule, released by ninth-year head coach Kurt Barth on Monday morning. The 2017 campaign will be Eureka’s 114th season of intercollegiate football.
  • Six Red Devils Earn UMAC Academic Honor
    January 25, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Six Eureka College football players have been selected to the 2016 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Fall Individual Academic All-Conference Team, according to a Tuesday announcement from the league office.
  • Trever Zeibert Selected to D3football.com All-Region Team
    December 06, 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Eureka College junior defensive end Trever Zeibert (Monee, Ill./Peotone H.S.) has been chosen for the D3football.com All-West Region Third Team, according to an announcement from the organization Monday night. Zeibert is the first Red Devil to receive All-Region honors since 2011.
  • Eureka College to Install Artificial Surface at McKinzie Field
    November 14, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College will install an artificial turf surface at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field, according to an announcement from EC Director of Athletics Steve Thompson. The renovation will be complete in time for the sixth annual Lincoln Bowl versus Knox on Sept. 2, 2017.
  • Northwestern Dashes Eureka Title Hopes, 37-15
    November 05, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Northwestern (Minn.) scored 20 points in the final 8:21 of Saturday’s Upper Midwest Athletic Conference contest against Eureka to earn a 37-15 victory over the Red Devils at McKinzie Field. The decision secured the regular-season UMAC title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs for the Eagles.
  • Red Devils Give Barth Historic Win Over Minnesota Morris, 14-7
    October 29, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team continued its march to an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title on Saturday, rallying from a 5-point halftime deficit to overcome Minnesota Morris for a 14-7 league win at McKinzie Field. The victory was the 37th of Kurt Barth’s career, making the eighth-year head coach the winningest coach in program history.
  • Eureka’s Second Half Surge Propels the Red Devils to Fifth Straight Win
    October 22, 2016
    EUREKA, ILL – Senior Tyler Winders tied the game late in the second quarter 3-3 on a 33 yard field goal breaking the school’s all-time Field Goal record but a strong second half led the Red Devils to their fifth straight victory 17-3 over Crown College
  • Reasnover, Red Devils Run Over Iowa Wesleyan, 29-15
    October 15, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College sophomore running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) became the fifth player in program history to rush for four touchdowns in a single game, racking up 140 yards for his ninth career 100-yard game and lifting the Red Devils to a 29-15 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win over Iowa Wesleyan at McKinzie Field.
  • Red Devils in Hunt for UMAC Title
    October 13, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. — As homecoming weekend approaches, the Eureka College football team continues to set its sights on an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championship. A stout defense and a hard-charging ground game have spearheaded the Red Devils to a 5-1 overall start and a 4-1 mark for a second-place showing in the league with four games to play.
  • Second-Half Surge Vaults Eureka Over MacMurray, 28-13
    September 24, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team scored 22 unanswered points after halftime and kept visiting MacMurray off the scoreboard over the final 47 minutes of Saturday’s 28-13 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win over the Highlanders at McKinzie Field.
  • Red Devils Roll Past Martin Luther in UMAC Opener, 38-7
    September 10, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College sophomore running back LeAnthony Reasnover ran for 130 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown on the day’s first play from scrimmage, setting the tone for the Red Devils’ 38-7 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference romp over Martin Luther, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
  • Eureka College footballer Trever Zeibert blogs from Cleveland
    May 26, 2016
    Eureka College junior defensive end
  • Eureka releases 2016 football schedule
    March 03, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College Athletic Department released the 2016 Eureka College football schedule today, highlighted by the fifth-annual Lincoln Bowl versus Knox to kickoff the 2016 season.
  • Four football players honored on UMAC All-Academic Team
    January 27, 2016
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Four Eureka College football players have been named to the Academic All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Team, according to an announcement from the league office, Wednesday afternoon. The announcement marks the fourth career selections for senior Aaron Pearlman (Naperville, Ill./Metea Valley H.S.).
  • Two senior Red Devils to participate in fourth annual Dream Bowl
    December 07, 2015
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior defensive lineman Austin Blair (Newton, Ill./Newton [Franklin]) and defensive back Jordan Blair (Lanark, Ill./Eastland [Rockford]) have been invited to play in the Dream Bowl, on Monday, Jan. 18 at 12:00 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Rivera to play in seventh annual Bowl of the Stars in Mexico
    December 07, 2015
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior offensive lineman Javier Rivera (Chicago, Ill./Taft) will play in the seventh annual Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) at Margarita Astiazran de Fimbres Stadium at the CETYS University in Baja, Mexico on Saturday, Dec. 19.
  • Eureka lands six selections on All-UMAC Team
    November 18, 2015
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Six Eureka College football players have been selected to the All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Team, according to an announcement from the league office on Wednesday. The awards included First Team selections for senior offensive lineman Javier Rivera (Chicago, Ill./Taft) and defensive lineman Austin Blair(Newton, Ill./Newton [Franklin]).
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