2017 Eureka Football News

  • Reasnover, Red Devils Run Over Minnesota Morris, 48-20
    September 16, 2017
    MORRIS, Minn. – Eureka College junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 203 yards and three touchdowns, leading an EC ground attack that churned up 365 rushing yards and lifting the Red Devils to a 48-20 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference victory at Minnesota Morris, Saturday afternoon at Big Cat Stadium in Morris, Minn.
  • Preview: Eureka Gears Up For Minnesota Morris
    September 15, 2017
    MORRIS, Minn. -- The Eureka College football team will travel to Minnesota in consecutive weekends for just the fourth time in program history when the Red Devils return to The North Star State for an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference game Saturday at Minnesota Morris. Kickoff on the artificial surface at Big Cat Stadium in Morris, Minn. is scheduled for noon.
  • Tanner Kuhne Collects UMAC Special Teams Award
    September 11, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College sophomore kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been voted Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, according to a Monday afternoon announcement from the league office. Kuhne made a pair of field goals Saturday at Northwestern (Minn.).
  • Big Plays, Miscues Doom Red Devils at Northwestern, 19-13
    September 09, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College junior LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 151 yards to move into fourth place on EC’s modern-era rushing list and sophomore Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) set career highs with 25 completions and 242 passing yards, but a pair of big touchdown plays and a critical penalty in the overtime period spoiled a valiant comeback by the Red Devils in a 19-13 overtime loss at Northwestern (Minn.), Saturday afternoon at Reynolds Field in St. Paul, Minn.
  • Preview: Red Devils Seek Redemption in UMAC Opener at Northwestern
    September 06, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Less than 12 months after competing on the same field for the 2016 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title, the Eureka College football team and Northwestern (Minn.) will square off again in the 2017 league opener on Saturday in St. Paul, Minn. Kickoff at Reynolds Field is set for noon.
  • Knox Comes Back to Top Eureka, 28-21
    September 02, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Knox’s Joey Auger scored on a 16-yard touchdown run in the final minute, capping a run of 21 unanswered points by the Prairie Fire and lifting KC to a 28-21 win over the Eureka College football team, Saturday night. The result spoiled Eureka’s first game on the new FieldTurf under the lights at the newly renovated McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Eureka Set to Host Knox in Historic Season Opener
    August 29, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team will take its home field under the lights for the first time in the 127-year history of the program Saturday when the Red Devils host Knox in the sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field at 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 2 Proclaimed “Great American Eureka College Football Day”
    August 23, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Saturday, Sept. 2 has been proclaimed “The Great American Eureka College Football Day” by the city of Eureka, according to an announcement by Eureka Mayor Scott Zimmer at Monday’s City Council meeting. The Red Devils will host Knox on Sept. 2 in the sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl.
  • Red Devils Picked Fourth in Preseason UMAC Football Poll
    August 22, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Eureka College football team has been picked to finish fourth in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, according to a preseason poll conducted by league coaches earlier this month. Longtime UMAC power St. Scholastica edged defending league champion Northwestern (Minn.) for the top spot in the 2017 poll.
  • Eureka Football Begins Camp Friday
    August 11, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The largest roster in the nine-year tenure of Eureka College football head coach Kurt Barth reported to campus Friday to take the first step in its quest for its first Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title. Ninety student-athletes hit the practice field for fitness testing before the Red Devils’ first full team workout at 4:30 p.m.