2018 Eureka Football News

  • Le’Anthony Reasnover Lands on D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 23, 2018
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – For the first time this season and the third time in his decorated four-year career, Eureka senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been selected for the D3football.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware. Reasnover paced the Red Devils’ huge offensive day with 289 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 29 carries in a 50-20 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference win over Benedictine at McKinzie Field.
  • Red Devils Receive Votes in AFCA Top 25 Poll
    October 22, 2018
    WACO, Texas – Unbeaten through seven games for just the second time in program history, Eureka has received three votes in the American Football Coaches Association Division III Coaches' Poll released on Monday. The announcement marks the second time the Red Devils have appeared on at least one ballot after receiving two votes in the final 2017 AFCA poll.
  • Red Devils Rout Benedictine, 50-20
    October 20, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) rushed for 282 yards to become the 29th player in NCAA Division III history to reach 5,000 career rushing yards and the Eureka defense held visiting Benedictine scoreless through the game’s first 45 minutes in the Red Devils’ 50-20 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference drubbing of Benedictine, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Unbeaten Red Devils Ready For Benedictine
    October 18, 2018
    EUREKA -- The winner of 14 consecutive regular-season games, Eureka will put its perfect 6-0 record and unblemished 3-0 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference mark on the line Saturday when the Red Devils host Benedictine in a 1 p.m. league kickoff at McKinzie Field.
  • Football Duo Repeats as NACC Players of the Week
    October 16, 2018
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Less than 72 hours removed from helping Eureka extend its school-record regular-season win streak to 14 games, junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) and senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) have repeated as NACC Players of the Week, according to an announcement from league office on Tuesday morning.
  • Red Devils March Over Concordia, 44-14
    October 13, 2018
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. – The most successful regular-season stretch in program history continued Saturday in the Eureka College football team’s 44-14 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory at Concordia (Ill.) in River Forest, Ill. Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) rushed for 201 yards and equaled his own single-game NACC record with five touchdowns, Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) threw for 173 yards and the defense pitched a second-half shutout in the Red Devils’ 14th consecutive regular-season victory.
  • Preview: Eureka, Concordia Renew Old Rivalry Saturday in Chicagoland
    October 12, 2018
    EUREKA -- The unbeaten Eureka College football team will play on the road for the first time since Sept. 1 when the Red Devils travel north to the Chicago suburb of River Forest, Ill. on Saturday for a 1 p.m. Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference kickoff versus Concordia (Ill.).
  • Kuhne, Reasnover Receive NACC Weekly Honors
    October 10, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week and senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been voted NACC Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The announcement marks both players’ second weekly honor from the NACC in 2018.
  • Homecoming Kings: Eureka Finishes Wisconsin Lutheran, 54-35
    October 06, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) continued his blitz on the Eureka College football record book with 283 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 54-35 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory over Wisconsin Lutheran, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field. The victory marked Eureka’s third consecutive victory on homecoming weekend and its seventh homecoming win in the last eight seasons.
  • Preview: Eureka Welcomes Wisconsin Lutheran Saturday
    October 04, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College football team will look to extend its longest regular-season win streak in program history and open a season 5-0 for the first time since 1991 Saturday afternoon when the Red Devils host new Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference opponent Wisconsin Lutheran for a 4 p.m. homecoming kickoff at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field.
  • Quite the Arrival: Eureka Dumps Aurora in NACC Opener, 31-28
    September 29, 2018
    EUREKA – Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) threw a pair of touchdown passes, Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence, H.S.) scored twice as part of a 242-yard night and the defense made stops when it counted, driving the Eureka College football team to a 31-28 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference triumph over Aurora, Saturday night at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Eureka Readies For Aurora in NACC Debut
    September 27, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College football team will turn the page to a new era Saturday night when the Red Devils host Aurora in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field. The matchup with the Spartans renews an old rivalry with AU that dates back to 1939 and also represents EC’s first-ever Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference game.
  • Le’Anthony Reasnover Named NACC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 18, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday morning. Reasnover compiled 258 all-purpose yards and scored all five touchdowns in Eureka’s 34-12 non-conference win over Finlandia at McKinzie Field.
  • Eureka Wears Down Finlandia, 34-12
    September 15, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) scored all five touchdowns, Antonio Greenwood (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) recorded a sack and an interception and the Eureka College football team opened the season 3-0 for the first time since 1991 in a 34-12 victory over Finlandia as part of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Challenge Series, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Finlandia Visits Saturday For NACC-MIAA Challenge Series
    September 12, 2018
    EUREKA -- The unbeaten Eureka College football team will play on its home turf for the second consecutive weekend when winless Finlandia visits for a 1 p.m. non-conference kickoff this Saturday at McKinzie Field. Saturday’s game, part of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Challenge Series, marks the first-ever football meeting between Eureka and Finlandia.
  • Logan Noel Named NACC Defensive Player of the Week
    September 11, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College sophomore linebacker Logan Noel (Westville, Ill./Westville H.S.) has been chosen Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday morning. Noel had six tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack in the Red Devils’ 38-6 non-conference rout of Iowa Wesleyan last Saturday night.
  • Red Devils Overwhelm Iowa Wesleyan, 38-6
    September 08, 2018
    EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 159 yards and scored a first-quarter touchdown to become the program’s all-time leading scorer, Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) racked up 221 yards of total offense and a swarming defense combined for 14 tackles for loss, sending the Eureka College football team to a convincing 38-6 non-conference victory over Iowa Wesleyan, Saturday night at McKinzie Field.
  • Tanner Kuhne Lands Red Devils’ First Weekly NACC Honor
    September 05, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, according to an announcement from the league office, Wednesday morning. Kuhne was perfect on seven extra-point attempts in the Red Devils’ 49-24 win at Knox last Saturday.
  • Dairy Daughters to Play Home Opener Pregame Tailgate Saturday
    September 05, 2018
    EUREKA – Dairy Daughters, the Nashville-based country music duo of Shelby Dressel and Megan Gertken, will perform Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the RJR Transportation Stage across the street from McKinzie Field in advance of the Eureka College football home opener.
  • Preview: Eureka Ready For Bright Lights, Iowa Wesleyan in Home Opener
    September 05, 2018
    EUREKA -- Following its sixth season-opening victory of the Kurt Barth coaching era, the Eureka College football team will gear up for its home opener this Saturday when Iowa Wesleyan visits McKinzie Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff under the lights.
  • Red Devils Rip Knox, Regain Lincoln Bowl Trophy, 49-24
    September 01, 2018
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team rolled up 519 yards of total offense -- its third 500-yard game since 2015 -- on its way to a 49-24 non-conference rout of Knox in the seventh annual Lincoln Bowl in Galesburg, Ill. The final 25-point margin marked Eureka's most lopsided win in the series with the Prairie Fire since a 41-7 victory in Galesburg on Sept. 7, 1991.
  • Preview: Eureka to Visit Knox Saturday in 115th Season Opener
    August 28, 2018
    EUREKA -- Eureka will open its 115th season of football Saturday afternoon when the Red Devils make the 64-mile trek to the Knosher Bowl in Galesburg, Ill. for the seventh annual Lincoln Bowl against Knox at 1 p.m.
  • Red Devils Voted Fourth in Preseason NACC Poll
    August 17, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Eureka College football team inched closer to ushering in its latest era Friday when the Red Devils were picked fourth in a preseason Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference poll conducted by league head coaches and sports information directors. Defending champion Lakeland received 12 of a possible 16 first-place votes for 123 points to be chosen as the preseason favorite.
  • Red Devils Open Preseason Football Camp Friday
    August 10, 2018
    EUREKA – On a steamy Friday afternoon in which more than 90 student-athletes reported to campus, the Eureka College football team began preseason camp for the 115th season in program history at McKinzie Field.
  • Le’Anthony Reasnover Named to D3football.com Preseason All-America Team
    July 30, 2018
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) added to his growing list of preseason accolades Monday afternoon, earning a spot on the 2018 D3football.com preseason All-American Team. Reasnover, who was picked for the Third Team, is Eureka’s first-ever All-America selection by D3football.com.
  • Le’Anthony Reasnover Earns National Preseason Honor
    July 23, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been named to the College Football America 2018 Yearbook’s NCAA Division III Starting Lineup, according to a Sunday announcement from the publication. Reasnover, one of two running backs listed on CFA’s version of a preseason All-America Team, will enter his final collegiate season as the Red Devils’ all-time leading rusher with 3,849 yards.