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It was all the way back in September when Ben Harvey received an offer from Eastern Illinois men's basketball coach Jay Spoonhour. It was Harvey's first NCAA Division I offer and he hoped more were on their way. They were.
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MATTOON — Coles County will always have a special place in Ray McElroy's life. It's where he found success as a college football player as a defensive back for Eastern Illinois University, which helped get him drafted in the fourth round by the Indianapolis Colts in 1995.
HONOLULU — Kamu Grugier-Hill, linebacker from the reigning Super Bowl championship football team the Philadelphia Eagles and an Eastern Illinois University grad, has joined together with professional athletes from Hawaii who are with the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball …
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CHARLESTON — Even after leaving his post as an assistant coach for the Eastern Illinois University men's and women's track and field program in 2013, Brenton Emanuel felt he would find his way back to the blue oval at some point. But the former EIU sprinter felt he needed to find his footing…
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MARION — Coming into the 2018 season, Miners manager Mike Pinto liked the look of his offense. It had speed at the top, power in the middle and guys at the bottom who could offer professional at-bats and get on base enough to keep pressure on opponents.
This story is part of a series the EIU sports information department writes highlighting former athletes from EIU
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