Several DI commits look forward to playing at the next level
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — With school sports being shut down or limited, student athletes found themselves searching for alternative ways to hone their skills, stay in shape, and get recruited. Many succeeded, often with the support of private gyms. As the end of another school year approaches, we are celebrating all of 2021’s college recruits, including […]
Illinois State’s Beattie opens final outdoor season strong
Grace Beattie has had a tremendous track and field career at Illinois State. She has begun her final outdoor season as a Redbird strong with a record-setting performance that earned her Missouri Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors.
Illinois State women’s volleyball claims second straight MVC tournament title
The Illinois State Redbirds claimed their second consecutive Missouri Valley Conference tournament title on Saturday, and will make their third straight appearance in the NCAA tournament, beginning with a matchup against UNLV next week.
Jankiewicz earns MVC Setter of the Year honors once again
Stef Jankiewicz has had a tremendous volleyball career at Illinois State, and continues to close it strong after being named the Missouri Valley Conference’s Setter of the Year.
Potsi set to join Illinois State women’s tennis
Maria Potsi is a senior tennis star for the Northern Illinois Huskies. Once the spring season ends, Potsi will become a graduate transfer and head to play for the Illinois State Redbirds.
Illinois State opts out of remainder of 2021 spring football season
After a 1-3 start, the Illinois Redbirds decided to opt out of the rest of the FCS spring football season citing health and player safety, and will now look ahead to a more normalized fall campaign.
Day throws Illinois State softball’s first no-hitter in last decade
Morgan Day is one of the top pitchers for the Illinois State softball team, and recently threw the Redbirds’ first no-hitter in the last ten years.
No. 25 Drake routs Illinois State 95-60 after return to poll
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Tremell Murphy scored a career-high 30 points and No. 25 Drake rolled past Illinois State 95-60 on Monday night in the Bulldogs’ first game as a ranked team in nearly 13 years. ShanQuan Hemphill had 18 points for the Bulldogs (17-0, 8-0 Missouri Valley Conference), who improved to 37-4 in the […]
Illinois State shatters numerous records in 177-108 victory over Greenville
NORMAL, Ill. — lllinois State Redbirds broke numerous records in their win over Greenville last week by a 177-108 margin. Two NCAA Division I records were set in total field goal percentage (84.3 percent) and assists (57). The team also set some new ISU and Missouri Valley Conference records including most points in a game […]
No. 23 Ohio State routs Illinois State in season opener
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justice Sueing scored 19 points and No. 23 Ohio State jumped out to a 22-0 lead en route to a 94-67 win over Illinois State on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the game was played before about 100 school officials and media inside 19,100-seat […]