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Players Kicked Off U of I Football Team
Illinois wide receiver Darius Millines and defensive end Darrius Caldwell have been kicked off the team.
Illinois Sports Information Director Kent Brown says the players were dismissed over unspecified violations of team rules.
Millines was one of the team's most-productive receivers.
He was already on an indefinite suspension over the matter.
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EIU Names New Women's Basketball Coach
Debbie Black has been hired as the sixth head women's basketball coach at Eastern Illinois University.
The University athletic department introduced Black as the new coach at a press conference Thursday afternoon.
Black is a former assistant coach at Ohio State University.
As a player, Black played more than ten seasons at the professional level.
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Lady Laker Softball Team Heads to National Tournament
After winning the regional tournament for the third year in a row, the Lake Land College softball team is heading to St. George, Utah for the 2013 NJCAA Division I Softball National Championship.
With a 49-5 season record, the team received the No. 11 seed and is set to play Iowa Western Community College on Wednesday, May 15 at 5:30 p.m. CST.
EIU Announces Finalists for Coaching Position
Eastern Illinois has announced the four finalists for its head women’s basketball coach position.
The university says on-campus interviews will begin this week.
The four finalists are Chris Kielsmeier, Rekha Patterson, Debbie Black and Krystal Reeves Evans.
Kielsmeier has been the head coach at Wayne State College in Nebraska since 2008.
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