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by ST_Lawson
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: 2020 Season
Replies: 7
Views: 2661

Re: 2020 Season

Big 10 is supposed to announce today they will play only conference games in football. I assume other conferences will follow suit. How will effect WIU and other similar programs who count on the money from playing Power 5 teams. I wonder how WIU and others can survive. I can't remember if it was m...
by ST_Lawson
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 156
Views: 24425

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

It may be a temporary slight blessing in disguise. With attendance numbers overall....the social distancing in classrooms and at other locations hopefully isn't too difficult to accomplish. I mean...it's maybe a bit easier than it would be if we had 12k students, but as the significant other of the...
by ST_Lawson
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Leatherneck Athletics
Topic: Danny Frey
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Danny Frey

Danny Frey is moving on to a new job as Assistant Sports Information Director at West Virginia Wesleyan.
(for those that don't know, here's what all he was doing for us: https://goleathernecks.com/staff-direct ... y-frey/479)

by ST_Lawson
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Football Recruits - 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 2228

Re: Football Recruits - 2021

Jaylen Reed, 5'8" 165lb SB/RB from East St. Louis High School in East St. Louis, IL
https://www.hudl.com/profile/8611201/Jaylen-Reed

by ST_Lawson
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: 2020 Season
Replies: 7
Views: 2661

Re: 2020 Season

by ST_Lawson
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Non-Western Sports
Topic: Schools dropping sports
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Re: Schools dropping sports

Interesting article about the financial aspect and why dropping sports may not actually be the best way to save money: https://www.sportico.com/2020/leagues/c ... 234608297/
by ST_Lawson
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Western Sports
Topic: Schools dropping sports
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Schools dropping sports

We aren't the only ones out there dropping sports (or "suspending" S&D).
Boise State announced they're dropping Baseball and Swimming & Diving: https://www.idahopress.com/blueturfspor ... 6132a.html
by ST_Lawson
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus situation w/ COVID-19
Replies: 156
Views: 24425

Re: Campus situation w/ COVID-19

Just FYI, I believe that the BOT is required to not have a majority of one political party. I don't know how that would work with elections, and if they'd have to scrap that requirement if they went to a vote system.
by ST_Lawson
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Coaching staff
Replies: 21
Views: 2795

Re: Coaching staff

Interview with Coach Jeter on the Jeremy Werner Show (ESPN Radio Champaign): https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-nz7bd-e1e3db In the second hour head basketball coach at Western Illinois University Rob Jeter joins the show to talk about how he is turning the Leathernecks into a better team through recruit...
by ST_Lawson
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Leatherneck Athletics
Topic: What school would be most beneficial to WIU to join Summit?
Replies: 13
Views: 7229

Re: What school would be most beneficial to WIU to join Summit?

UMKC is officially back in the summit next summer. As noted above, this is the Summit League's press release: http://thesummitleague.org/general/2018-19/releases/20190620sts1tx UMKC is now officially a member of the Summit League again. UMKC offers 14 sports, but not baseball. Also, just fyi, North...