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Gritti’s Leadership Helps Millikin Achieve First Win

Dominique Bates, Writer

September 22

Filed under Sports

For the past few weeks, the Millikin football season has been hyped up. So far, the team has lived up to the hype. It is the beginning of a new era. This year, the Millikin Big Blue will coached by first year head coach Dan Gritti....

Big Blue football ready for action

Dominique Bates, Writer

September 16

Filed under Sports

After a tough season last year, the Big Blue football team is looking to turn things around, and they believe they hired just the man who can help them to do that: Dan Gritti. Gritti has an impressive coaching background, starting off as an...

NFL Week 18

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

January 28

Filed under Sports

Welcome back Big Blue! It’s been a while since we’ve seen the best of so here are the week 18 top five NFL teams. Down one from last week is this week’s number five, the Cowboys 236.5 passing and 147.1 rushing yards. Replacing...

Millikin Football Defeats Elmhurst

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

November 19

Filed under Sports

November 8, 2014 Millikin beat Elmhurst 21-14 at Frank M. Lindsay Field. No points were scored until the second quarter. Millikin’s first score came on a 32 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nick Pippin to Brady Cufaude....

NFL Week 11

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

November 19

Filed under Sports

Not much change in this week’s top five teams in the NFL. Starting at number five, moving up three spots this week, the Green Bay Packers. 256.4 passing yards and 101.3 rushing. Aaron Rogers posted a career-high 99.8 QBR on...

NFL Week 10 Top 5

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

November 12

Filed under Sports

A lot of change in the top five this week. A few teams lost their spot on the list and the long running number one is no longer at the top, let’s get started with number five. The Colts (6-3) are up 4 from last week. 337.4 passing...

NFL Power Rankings Week 9

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

November 5

Filed under Sports

It’s time for the top five in the NFL, week nine. Starting at number five, down two spots from last week, the Philadelphia Eagles. 283.6 passing yards, and 115.1 rushing yards. Sunday was a missed opportunity for the Eagles,...

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