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Former EIU Receiver Makes First NFL Cut

Former Eastern Illinois wide receiver Erik Lora is still on the Jacksonville Jaguars roster after the team was trimmed to 75, according to the team's website.

The next batch of cuts come Saturday when the roster needs to have no more than 53 players.

Lora will get a chance to showcase his skills tomorrow night, when Jacksonville takes on the Washington Redskins at 6:30 in their ... READ MORE >>

EIU WBB 2015-16 Schedule

Eastern Illinois women's basketball fans get excited, it's time to return to the stands! 

The 2015-16 season schedule is out.

Games include some familiar faces from last season, but there will be a switch to four 10 minute quarters instead of the usual two 20 minute halves.

The Lady Panthers kick off the season with a home opener Friday November 13th against IUPUI. ... READ MORE >>

IHSA Roundup

Mt. Zion (1-0) and Taylorville (1-0) stand atop the Apollo Conference after the first week of the high school football season.

Charleston (0-1), under new head coach Tim Hogan, lost 14-7 to Rantoul, while Mattoon (0-1) fell 52-10 against Triad.

Effingham High School (0-1) and Salem (0-1) also lost, joining the Trojans and Green Wave at below .500.

Next up for Charleston ...

Beckman Dismissed as Illini Head Coach

The University of Illinois have announced the dismissal of their head football coach, Tim Beckman, according to a press release from the school's athletic website.

Preliminary results of an ongoing investigation into allegations against Beckman found efforts to persuade pla ... READ MORE >>