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Decatur Junior Open

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

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Incoming Millikin golfers took five of the top seven spots in the 2015 Decatur Junior Open on July 31. Freshman Michael Barber was the boys' 18-21 division winner, with a two-round total of 141 (70-71). Barber’s win in the Junior...

CCIW Preseason Men’s Soccer Poll

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

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In the preseason coaches’ poll conducted on August 12, Wheaton was picked to win its fourth straight College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Men’s Soccer title. The Thunder won the poll with 48 points and six...

Volleyball Opens Season

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

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Millikin’s volleyball team opened their season by splitting a pair of matches on September 1st in Decatur, Illinois at the Griswold Center. The volleyball team won their opening match over Greenville College with 3-0 (25-22,...

Men’s Soccer 9/1

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

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The Big Blue men's soccer team opened their 2015 season with a win over Westminster College of 3-1. Due to two weather issues during the women’s game before, the game started three hours behind schedule. Opening the game,...

Cross Country 9/1

Jasmin Hallowell

September 7, 2015

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Cross country began their season on September 1st at Illinois Wesleyan University. The men and women’s team both started strong, with the men’s team finishing third and the women’s team finishing in fourth. From the women’s...

Woman’s Soccer Loses Opener

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

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Big Blue women opened their soccer season on September 1in Decatur. After two lightning delays, Millikin fell to Westminster 2-1. Big Blue opened the scoring in the sixth minute on a goal from Cortney Olson, after assists by...

Best of MLB week 22

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

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Kicking things off at number five for this week’s best of is the Chicago Cubs (74-55). The Cubs are down one from last week, however with Jake Arrieta tossing his first career no-hitter, things seem to be looking up for Chicago. Up...

Best of Major League Soccer

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

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Week 26 of the 2015 MLS has changed a few things in the best of top five. Starting at number five, up one spot from last week the New England Revolution. Diego Fagundez became the youngest player in MLS history to hit 25 career...

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