Athletics News

  • Red Devils Drop Season-opening North Central Series
    March 22, 2019
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — On the first day of its softball campaign, Eureka ran into a seasoned North Central squad. The result was a pair of wins for the Cardinals, who improved to 10-0.
  • Notebook: EC Softball Has Talent Returning, Key Roles to Fill
    March 22, 2019
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — A lengthy preseason extended by multiple rainouts ends today for the Eureka College softball team. The Red Devils are heading on the road to take on undefeated North Central (8-0) in a season-opening doubleheader at Shanower Family Field that will begin at 2 p.m.
  • Eureka Men’s Basketball to be Honored at Peoria City Council Meeting
    March 21, 2019
    EUREKA — After a historic season, the Eureka College basketball team will be recognized by Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis and the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night.
  • J.D. Theile, Red Devils Shut Out Monmouth, 2-0
    March 20, 2019
    MONMOUTH, Ill. —  J.D. Theile and the Eureka College baseball team came to Monmouth Wednesday afternoon and left quite the impression.Thiele, a freshman, threw eight scoreless innings while only giving up three hits and one walk and striking out three en route to a 2-0 victory over the Fighting Scots.
  • Notebook: Tough Competition Ahead for EC This Week
    March 19, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka baseball team played its first in-state game on Sunday since embarking on a weeklong spring break trip that included games in Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky. The result was a come-from-behind 8-7 victory over Elmhurst that snapped a five-game losing streak and moved the team to 3-5 on the season.
  • Red Devils Rally Back, Take Down Elmhurst, 8-7
    March 17, 2019
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – EC rallied late and held off Elmhurst in an 8-7 non-conference contest at Joe Brooks Field.
  • Sunday’s Softball Doubleheader Postponed to April 7
    March 15, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka College softball team’s season-opening doubleheader against Rose-Hulman has been postponed due to inclement weather. The games, which were originally scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m., will now take place on Sunday, April 7 at 12 p.m. on Sweitzer Field.
  • EC Baseball Falls to Centre, 11-1
    March 15, 2019
    DANVILLE, Ky. — Eureka College baseball’s out-of-state spring break trip came to a close with an 11-1 loss to Centre on a windy Friday evening at Montgomery Field.
  • Together We Win: Eureka Celebrates 25th Anniversary of National Title
    March 15, 2019
    The only team from Eureka College to ever win the gold is celebrating its silver anniversary Friday. Hall of Fame head coach Dave Darnall and his 1993-94 Red Devils won the NAIA Division II men's basketball national title on this date 25 years ago -- March 15, 1994.
  • Greg Head Family Team Room a Multipurpose Asset for EC Athletics
    March 13, 2019
    EUREKA – Eureka College student-athletes have had a new space to meet, prepare for games and socialize this year.
  • Eureka Baseball Drops Series Finale at Sewanee
    March 14, 2019
    SEWANEE, Tenn. — The Eureka men’s baseball team racked up a season-high 11 runs in its series finale at Sewanee. But the Red Devils couldn’t stop the Tigers from stringing rallies together. Sewanee closed the three-game series with a 32-11 victory over EC at Montgomery Field Thursday afternoon.
  • Sewanee Takes First Two Against Eureka
    March 13, 2019
    SEWANEE, Tenn. — The Eureka baseball team fell victim to a walk-off victory and a lack of timely hitting against Sewanee on Wednesday afternoon at Montgomery Field.
  • Eureka Football Releases 2019 Schedule
    March 12, 2019
    EUREKA, Ill. – On Tuesday afternoon, the Eureka College football team officially released its schedule for the 2019 campaign. And, for the first time in program history, the Red Devils will open the season with back-to-back night games on its home turf.
  • Eureka Drops Road Trip Opener to Hanover, 10-3
    March 12, 2019
    HANOVER, Ind. –  In the first game of the Eureka College baseball team’s spring break road trip, Hanover used a six-run sixth inning to pull away and earn a 10-3 victory over the Red Devils.
  • Notebook: EC Baseball Heads South for Spring Break
    March 12, 2019
    EUREKA — With a pair of season-opening shutout victories under its belt, the Eureka College baseball team is off on a long-awaited trip for spring break.
  • EC Opens Season with Pair of 9-0 wins over Northland
    March 08, 2019
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – For the first time this century, the Eureka College baseball team has opened the season with a doubleheader sweep. The Red Devils took care of Northland College with a pair of 9-0 shutouts at Lenz Field Friday afternoon.
  • Notebook: Red Devils to Open Much-Anticipated Season in Jacksonville
    March 07, 2019
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — After a long winter, second-year Eureka College coach Jerry Rashid and the Red Devils are ready for spring to begin. EC will open its 2019 campaign Friday with a pair of non-conference contests against Northland at the neutral site of Lenz Field in Jacksonville, Ill. at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. 
  • Nick Mackall Named Eureka College Volleyball Head Coach
    March 06, 2019
    EUREKA — Nick Mackall has been named Eureka College volleyball head coach, according to an announcement from Director of Athletics Bryan Moore Wednesday morning.
  • No. 1 Nebraska Wesleyan Ends Red Devils' Tourney Run, 101-75
    March 01, 2019
    LINCOLN, Neb.-- In front of a rowdy, sell-out crowd at NWU’s Snyder Arena, the top-ranked Prairie Dogs (27-1) ended the Eureka College men’s historic tourney run with an emphatic 101-75 win over the Red Devils Friday night. After winning seven of their last nine games and capturing their SLIAC tourney title to get to this point, the Red Devils (13-14) finally met their match in their Division III NCAA Tournament debut.
  • After 25-Year Wait, Eureka Men Ready for Return to National Stage
    February 28, 2019
    EUREKA — On Friday, Eureka (13-14) will make its NCAA Division III Tournament debut against No. 1 Nebraska Wesleyan (26-1) in the program’s first March game since that magical championship season. The Red Devils will tip off against the defending national champions on their own home court at 7:30 p.m.
  • U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood Recognizes NCAA Tourney-bound EC Men’s Basketball
    February 28, 2019
    UREKA – U.S. Congressman Darin LaHood addressed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon, and sang the praises of the Eureka College men’s basketball team.
  • Red Devils to Make NCAA Tourney Debut at Nebraska Wesleyan Friday
    February 25, 2019
    EUREKA – On Monday, in a room full of its biggest supporters, the Eureka College men’s basketball team learned which team it will face in its long-awaited first NCAA Division III Tournament appearance. The Red Devils (13-14) will take on Nebraska Wesleyan (26-1) in first-round action Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside Nebraska Wesleyan’s Snyder Arena in Lincoln, Neb.
  • Eureka Men’s Basketball to Host Selection Show Watch Party
    February 24, 2019
    EUREKA – The Eureka College men’s basketball program is inviting you to join us in the E.C. Hall of Fame Room Monday at 11:30 a.m. for the NCAA Division III Tournament Selection Show.
  • Eureka Takes Down Webster, Clinches First SLIAC Championship in Program History, 70-69
    February 23, 2019
    WEBSTER GROVES – The Eureka men’s 13-year wait is finally over. The Red Devils captured their first-ever St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship on Saturday night with a 70-69 victory over top-seeded Webster on its own court. And now, they’re headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.  
  • Red Devils Keep Their Cool, Advance to SLIAC Tourney Championship With 163-146 Win Over Greenville
    February 22, 2019
    WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – With the season on the line, Greenville turned up the heat, but the Red Devils kept their cool. For the second time in 11 days, the Red Devils survived a grueling scoring marathon against Greenville on Friday night at Grant Gymnasium and walked away with a 163-146 victory. And now, they’re headed to the SLIAC championship game for the first time since 2013.
  • ‘Together at the Right Time,’ Eureka Gears Up for Greenville Round III
    February 22, 2019
    WEBSTER GROVES , Mo. — There wasn’t a magic key that unlocked everything during Eureka’s improbable run to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament this season. It was more of a slow build, with each passing day and experience stacking up on top of each other until the Red Devils knew what they were made of – and what they were capable of achieving.
  • Eureka Falls to Emmaus in Regular-Season Finale, 77-72
    February 18, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men dropped their regular-season finale to Emmaus 77-72 in non-conference play Monday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Red-hot Eureka to Host Emmaus Before SLIAC Tourney
    February 06, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men are getting a break from St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Thursday. The Red Devils will host Emmaus inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena in a late-season non-conference contest at 7:30 p.m.
  • Eureka Men Race Past Iowa Wesleyan — And Into SLIAC Tourney, 110-77
    February 16, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men are heading to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament after everything broke their way on Saturday night.
  • Red Devils Top Tigers, Close Season on Winning Note, 67-63
    February 16, 2019
    EUREKA — Samantha Sarnes (Havana, Ill./Havana) tallied a team-high 17 points in her final game as a Red Devil, and the Eureka women closed the 2018-2019 campaign with a 67-63 victory over Iowa Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
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