Day: September 6, 2016

Fenwick Football is Hungry for More

As an alum of Fenwick High School, I was taught the Dominican values of maintaining journalistic integrity at all times so I will recall those values through out this article (wink, wink). Fenwick is currently 2-0, with huge wins over 4A champs Wendell Phillps Academy and Bowen High School. The win over Phillips was such a huge moment for the program, bringing SO MUCH momentum with it that it very well may carry over until Thanksgiving weekend down in Champaign. What a way to open your season, huh? And because of that win, head coach Gene Nudo was named...

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America's Rugby Championship Match Ups Confirmed

The America’s Rugby Championship, a tournament of the top 6 nations in North and South America, has set their matches for February 2017. The locations are set to move around the 6 participating countries but nothing has been set in stone yet so don’t be looking for tickets just yet. The six nations included will be Argentina, USA, Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. Argentina is the reigning champs of the first ARC, which was last year and was met with lots of positive support from the involved nations as well as abroad. The ARC, which features both established and...

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Look in the Sky; It's a… Competent Illini Program?

Competence and credibility. Those are two words that have rarely associated University of Illinois football. Although Saturday featured the FCS Murray State Racers making the trek to Champaign, the Illini may have finally achieved this lofty combo with new head coach hire Love Smith. Tim Beckman talked about his mom’s lasagna. Lovie talks about winning football games and brought in a staff with a wealth of NFL experience. The Racers sure weren’t racing in the run game, finishing with -10 yards on the ground en route to losing by seven touchdowns.  Illinois also forced three turnovers via their defense....

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