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By Joe Bates and Joe Bates,Contributing Writer | November 8, 1992
MACOMB, Ill. -- The cannon at Hanson Field fires when Western Illinois University scores, but yesterday it was silent after the third quarter.Maybe it was out of ammunition, but the Leathernecks weren't, rolling to a 63-13 non-conference win.The Leathernecks (7-3) scored touchdowns on six of their first seven possessions to stretch their winning streak to five. Morgan State (2-7), which lost its fifth consecutive game, trailed 27-0 after one quarter."Once the score gets 27-0 in the first quarter, it just throws you off your game plan," Morgan State coach Ricky Diggs said.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2013
Last season, Towson compiled a 7-4 record and captured a share of the Colonial Athletic Association championship despite ranking 85th in the Football Championship Subdivision in turnover margin. This fall, the team has been markedly better in that department. Three games into the campaign, the Tigers are tied for ninth in the nation with a 2.0 turnover margin average. The team has forced eight takeaways while committing just two giveways for a turnover ratio of +6, which is bettered only by a +11 margin shared by South Dakota State and Western Illinois and a +7 owned by Fordham.
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By Jodi Pospeschil and Jodi Pospeschil,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 29, 2000
MACOMB, Ill. - Morgan State stayed close for one quarter before Western Illinois broke out and rolled to a 73-17 rout of the Bears yesterday. Western Illinois, 8-1 and third-ranked in Division I-AA, scored only 32 seconds into the game on a 15-yard run by Charles Tharp, who finished with 147 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Western Illinois made it 14-0 on a 17-yard pass before Morgan State's Ali Culpepper found the end zone on a 2-yard run with 7:14 left to make the score 14-7. The Leathernecks finished out the first quarter with another touchdown, but the Bears (1-7)
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By From Sun staff reports | November 24, 2010
Aric Brooks scored 17 points and Morgan State used a couple of spurts to beat Western Illinois, 72-53, Tuesday in the Cancun Challenge in Mexico. Kevin Thompson (Walbrook) finished with 12 points, Ameer Ali had 11 and Rodney Stokes added 10 for the Bears (2-2). Morgan State trailed 9-7 with 12:34 left in the first half after Western Illinois' David Gebru scored, but the Bears responded with a 20-1 run and held a 15-point lead by halftime. Thompson, who also had eight rebounds, saw his three-game streak of double doubles end. Ursinus 63, McDaniel 61: The Green Terror's Jon Ward went 2-for-2 from the foul line with three seconds left in overtime but McDaniel (2-2, 0-1 Centennial Conference)
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By Paul McMullen | November 10, 1991
Morgan State's latest football loss was secured when the 727 jetliner chartered by Western Illinois touched down at BWI Airport yesterday at 10:15 a.m.The Fighting Leathernecks (7-2-1), No. 16 in the I-AA rankings, cruised to a 44-6 victory that didn't reflect the gap between the two teams at Hughes Stadium.In the first 19 minutes, the Fighting Leathernecks scored on four straight possessions for a 28-0 lead. Then they relaxed and began thinking about next week's Gateway Conference showdown against Northern Iowa, a 57-6 winner over Morgan State on Oct. 5.Regardless of who wins next week, both Western Illinois and Northern Iowa probably will play in the NCAA Division I-AA tournament.
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March 13, 1995
NEW YORK -- 20-win teams which received no postseason tournament bid with final records and conferences:* Montana St., Big Sky 21-8* N.C.-Greensboro, Big South 23-6* Navy, Patriot League 20-9* New Orleans, Sun Belt 20-11* Portland, West Coast Conference 21-8* Valparaiso, Mid-Continent 20-8* Western Illinois, Mid-Continent 20-8
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By Brent Jones | April 23, 2001
Ravens draft picks Edgerton Hartwell, MLB Round: Fourth, 126th overall Size: 6 feet, 244 pounds School: Western Illinois Hometown: Las Vegas Career statistics: Owns the school record with 512 tackles in three seasons. Recorded 10 tackles in his last 23 games. Was a unanimous Division I-AA All-American. Has three career interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown, and 12 sacks. Quote: "We feel like he is a legitimate inside middle linebacker to come in and be a suitable backup for Ray [Lewis]
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2013
Last season, Towson compiled a 7-4 record and captured a share of the Colonial Athletic Association championship despite ranking 85th in the Football Championship Subdivision in turnover margin. This fall, the team has been markedly better in that department. Three games into the campaign, the Tigers are tied for ninth in the nation with a 2.0 turnover margin average. The team has forced eight takeaways while committing just two giveways for a turnover ratio of +6, which is bettered only by a +11 margin shared by South Dakota State and Western Illinois and a +7 owned by Fordham.
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By From Sun staff reports | November 24, 2010
Aric Brooks scored 17 points and Morgan State used a couple of spurts to beat Western Illinois, 72-53, Tuesday in the Cancun Challenge in Mexico. Kevin Thompson (Walbrook) finished with 12 points, Ameer Ali had 11 and Rodney Stokes added 10 for the Bears (2-2). Morgan State trailed 9-7 with 12:34 left in the first half after Western Illinois' David Gebru scored, but the Bears responded with a 20-1 run and held a 15-point lead by halftime. Thompson, who also had eight rebounds, saw his three-game streak of double doubles end. Ursinus 63, McDaniel 61: The Green Terror's Jon Ward went 2-for-2 from the foul line with three seconds left in overtime but McDaniel (2-2, 0-1 Centennial Conference)
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March 6, 1995
CollegeMid-Continent Conference -- Suspended Regina Miller, Western Illinois women's basketball coach, two games for an unspecified ethics violation.Kentucky -- Named Calvin Miller assistant football coach.HockeyBuffalo Sabres -- Reassigned LW Viktor Gordiouk and D Dean Melanson to AHL Rochester.Philadelphia Flyers -- Signed G Les Kuntar.Washington Capitals -- Recalled C Jeff Nelson from AHL Portland.
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By Brent Jones | April 23, 2001
Ravens draft picks Edgerton Hartwell, MLB Round: Fourth, 126th overall Size: 6 feet, 244 pounds School: Western Illinois Hometown: Las Vegas Career statistics: Owns the school record with 512 tackles in three seasons. Recorded 10 tackles in his last 23 games. Was a unanimous Division I-AA All-American. Has three career interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown, and 12 sacks. Quote: "We feel like he is a legitimate inside middle linebacker to come in and be a suitable backup for Ray [Lewis]
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By Jodi Pospeschil and Jodi Pospeschil,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 29, 2000
MACOMB, Ill. - Morgan State stayed close for one quarter before Western Illinois broke out and rolled to a 73-17 rout of the Bears yesterday. Western Illinois, 8-1 and third-ranked in Division I-AA, scored only 32 seconds into the game on a 15-yard run by Charles Tharp, who finished with 147 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Western Illinois made it 14-0 on a 17-yard pass before Morgan State's Ali Culpepper found the end zone on a 2-yard run with 7:14 left to make the score 14-7. The Leathernecks finished out the first quarter with another touchdown, but the Bears (1-7)
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March 13, 1995
NEW YORK -- 20-win teams which received no postseason tournament bid with final records and conferences:* Montana St., Big Sky 21-8* N.C.-Greensboro, Big South 23-6* Navy, Patriot League 20-9* New Orleans, Sun Belt 20-11* Portland, West Coast Conference 21-8* Valparaiso, Mid-Continent 20-8* Western Illinois, Mid-Continent 20-8
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By Joe Bates and Joe Bates,Contributing Writer | November 8, 1992
MACOMB, Ill. -- The cannon at Hanson Field fires when Western Illinois University scores, but yesterday it was silent after the third quarter.Maybe it was out of ammunition, but the Leathernecks weren't, rolling to a 63-13 non-conference win.The Leathernecks (7-3) scored touchdowns on six of their first seven possessions to stretch their winning streak to five. Morgan State (2-7), which lost its fifth consecutive game, trailed 27-0 after one quarter."Once the score gets 27-0 in the first quarter, it just throws you off your game plan," Morgan State coach Ricky Diggs said.
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By Paul McMullen | November 10, 1991
Morgan State's latest football loss was secured when the 727 jetliner chartered by Western Illinois touched down at BWI Airport yesterday at 10:15 a.m.The Fighting Leathernecks (7-2-1), No. 16 in the I-AA rankings, cruised to a 44-6 victory that didn't reflect the gap between the two teams at Hughes Stadium.In the first 19 minutes, the Fighting Leathernecks scored on four straight possessions for a 28-0 lead. Then they relaxed and began thinking about next week's Gateway Conference showdown against Northern Iowa, a 57-6 winner over Morgan State on Oct. 5.Regardless of who wins next week, both Western Illinois and Northern Iowa probably will play in the NCAA Division I-AA tournament.
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August 31, 1991
Location: BaltimoreEnrollment: 4,750Coach: Ricky Diggs (first year)Last year's record: 1-10Key player offense: QB David PartinKey player defense: LB Reno LucasPlayer to watch: WR Glenny MooreToughest game: North Carolina A&T (today)Easiest game: Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)Pivotal game: Norfolk State (Sept. 7)The schedule:Today -- North Carolina A&T, 1:30 p.m.Sept. 7 -- at Norfolk State, 7 p.m.Sept. 14 -- at Bethune-Cookman, 7 p.m.Sept. 21 -- at Youngstown State, 7:30 p.m.Oct. 5 -- at Northern Iowa, 2:30 p.m.Oct.
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August 30, 2001
Sept. 1: a-at Beth.-Cookman, 7 p.m. Sept. 8: at Florida A&M, 7 p.m. Sept. 22: Howard, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 29: Towson, 7 p.m. Oct. 6: North Carolina A&T, 7 p.m. Oct. 13: Savannah State, 1 p.m. Oct. 20: at Delaware State, 1 p.m. Oct. 27: at Morris Brown, 1 p.m. Nov. 3: Norfolk State, 1 p.m. Nov. 10: S. Carolina State, 1 p.m. Nov. 17: at Hampton, 1 p.m. a-at Jacksonville, Fla. 2000 results (1-10) Sept. 9: at Florida A&M, L, 56-25 Sept. 16: at Towson, L, 31-7 Sept. 23: at Howard, L, 35-23 Sept.
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