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Millikin Track

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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Millikin men’s and women's track teams competed in the Keck Invitational on February 7 in Bloomington, Illinois at Illinois Wesleyan University. The men ended in sixth place and the women tied for fifth. For the women, Liz Wrobel...

Ryan Birt: Millikin New Wrestling Coach

Ashlea Doersam, Sport Editor

February 18, 2015

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Did you hear Millikin is bringing back wrestling? If not, now you have. I interviewed the new wrestling coach, Ryan Birt, and asked him why he wanted to coach here at Millikin. He was born and raised an Urbana Tiger and Central...

Women’s Basketball 2/7

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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Millikin women fell to North Park University 65-63 on February 7 in Decatur, Illinois. The game was close throughout with Millikin holding the advantage 29-28 at the half. The game had eight ties and 17 lead changes. Big Blue...

Women’s Basketball 2/4

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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The Millikin women's basketball team lost their game on February 4 at Illinois Wesleyan 83-76, hosted in Bloomington, IL. Big Blue committed 34 turnovers against defense while Wesleyan only committed nine. Illinois Wesleyan had...

Best Of in The NBA Week 15

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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Since Football is over, we’ll be looking at the top 5 teams in the NBA. Starting at number 5, the Toronto Raptors 35-17. Number 4 is the Cleveland Cavaliers 32-21. Sitting in the middle, the Memphis Grizzlies are number three...

Men’s Basketball 2/4/15

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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Big Blue men lost to the CCIW leader, Illinois Wesleyan, 80-61 on Feb. 4 in Decatur, Illinois. Millikin shot 34 percent from the field and was 4-13 from long range. Freshman Zach Long led Millikin with 12 points and five rebounds....

Millikin Track 1/24, 1/31

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

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January 24 The Big Blue men's and women's track team competed at the Monmouth College Midwest Invite in Monmouth, Illinois on January 24. No team scores were kept during the meet. For the men, McCall won the 600 Meters with ...

Senior Spotlight: Amanda Morgan

Ashlea Doersam, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

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Meet Amanda Morgan, this week’s senior spotlight. Amanda has been running track and field since her junior year of high school at Homewood Floss More. More recently she's been on the track team here at Millikin since her freshman...

Men and Women’s Swimming 1/24, 1/31

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

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January 24 Millikin men's and women's swimming team finished with the women in fifth and men in seventh in Elsah, Illinois on January 24, at the Principia College Invite. For the women’s team, Sami Battle finished as a double...

Men’s Basketball 1/24, 1/28

Jasmin Hallowell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

January 24 Millikin University men's basketball team's bid to upset #1 Augustana College failed as Millikin lost 71-68 in Decatur, Illinois in the Griswold Center on January 24. Augustana lead the first half, but Millikin sta...

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