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Redbirds conclude homecoming weekend with a pair of conference wins

Redbirds conclude homecoming weekend with a pair of conference wins

ISU Redbirds improve their conference record to 7-1 over Homecoming weekend (Photo Courtesy/ goredbirds.com). NORMAL – Redbird Volleyball (15-5, 7-1 Missouri Valley) returned to Redbird Arena over the weekend to take sole possession of second place in the MVC following

Anthony Ferretti

October 15th, 2018

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Redbirds use their “stache” of talent, roll past SIU

Redbirds use their “stache” of talent, roll past SIU

ISU head coach Brock Spack with a freshly-shaved postgame mustache (photo courtesy of Sarah Feltes/WZND). The Illinois State Redbirds had a dominant showing on Saturday afternoon after rolling past the Southern Illinois Salukis 51-3 in their Homecoming matchup. The offensive

Sarah Feltes

October 14th, 2018

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Redbirds ready for Homecoming matchup with Salukis

Redbirds ready for Homecoming matchup with Salukis

NORMAL – Illinois State is coming off an exciting 33-16 win over Western last weekend and look to start another win streak this week against Southern Illinois. It’s Homecoming for the Redbirds, but according to head coach Brock Spack that does not change the focus of the ...

Isaac Missel

October 11th, 2018

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Spack reflects after Brees sets NFL passing record

Spack reflects after Brees sets NFL passing record

NORMAL – Brock Spack was just beginning his tenure as defensive coordinator at Purdue University when quarterback Drew Brees started his freshman year there.

Isaac Missel

October 9th, 2018

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Defense, run-game leads Redbirds to first MVFC win

Defense, run-game leads Redbirds to first MVFC win

Redbird Football takes the field against Western Illinois. (Photo by Kaitlyn Mayer/WZND) NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbirds (4-1, 1-1 MVFC) defeated the Western Illinois Leathernecks (2-3, 1-1 MVFC) 33-16 Saturday afternoon at Hancock Stadium. The Redbirds took the ...

Anthony Ferretti

October 8th, 2018

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The RedZone Podcast with Kiley Czerwinski – October 4, 2018

The RedZone Podcast with Kiley Czerwinski – October 4, 2018

With Hector gone, it’s just Andy and Julie to lead off the show as they look back at their most heartbreaking sports fan memories over the years (2:15 – 14:41). After bringing up a lot of hurt, Julie sits down with Illinois State Soccer Senior Kiley Czerwinski as

WZND Sports

October 4th, 2018

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Redbirds Fall in MVC Opener

NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbirds traveled to Springfield, Missouri to take on the Bears of Missouri State in their MVC opener on Saturday. The Redbirds entered the matchup ranked 9th in the nation in stats poll and 10th in the coaches poll. After a back and forth ...

Hector Carrion

October 4th, 2018

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The RedZone Podcast with Andrew Edgar – September 27, 2018

The RedZone Podcast with Andrew Edgar – September 27, 2018

This week on the Redzone, the crew opened up the show talking some Redbird Volleyball and Soccer, and the hot start both teams have gotten out to (5:00-13:30). Next, Andy and Julie welcome in Redbird Football wide receiver, Andrew Edgar to talk all things football ...

WZND Sports

September 27th, 2018

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Redbirds Focused on Self-Improvement Ahead of First Road Test

Redbirds Focused on Self-Improvement Ahead of First Road Test

NORMAL – After a rather seamless 2-0 start to the season, ISU football is gearing up for the remaining nine games of their season, and for a stretch that is sure to be an unrelenting and challenging test for the team. Coming off of their bye week, Brock Spack’s ...

Isaac Missel

September 21st, 2018

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Women’s Soccer Gaining Momentum Ahead of Conference Play

Women’s Soccer Gaining Momentum Ahead of Conference Play

The Redbirds picked up their third consecutive win, marking their longest winning streak of the season (Photo Courtesy of Anthony Ferretti/WZND). NORMAL – Redbird Women’s Soccer continued their winning ways Wednesday night, netting a 4-1 victory over the Western ...

Anthony Ferretti

September 21st, 2018

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