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Bruno brings soccer skills to football

Bruno brings soccer skills to football

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

Before starting his football career, sophomore kicker Nick Bruno did what many kickers do, play soccer. Although soccer was his first sport, Bruno liked being on the football field more. ‘’I played soccer, and then a teacher I had, who also coached football asked if I had ever kicked a football,...

McDonald answers the challenge at linebacker

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2015

During his freshman year, junior linebacker Seth McDonald was given the nickname “Ham” for gaining 20-25 pounds. He was also called “Ham Sandwich” because his hometown is Sandwich, Ill., which lies in northern Illinois. Between the summer of his freshman and sophomore years, he decided...

Panthers aim to control ball better at Northwestern

Panthers aim to control ball better at Northwestern

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2015

The Eastern football team will face its only Football Bowl Subdivision opponent on Saturday, as the Panthers head north to battle Northwestern. Both teams are coming off different opening weeks, as the Panthers were defeated by Western Illinois, 33-5, while the Wildcats defeated No. 21 ranked Stanford,...

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