Boyer, Fighting Scots experience dream come true with game-winning drive
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Boyer, Fighting Scots experience dream come true with game-winning drive

Once the euphoria subsided and Carter Boyer had a moment to breathe easy, a surreal sensation overwhelmed him. "I was sitting in my room and I was like, I can't believe that just happened,'" said Boyer, an Illini West product and Monmouth College...

Rund's legacy is perseverance
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Rund's legacy is perseverance

Andrew Rund paused to assess his four-year career in an attempt to sum it up succinctly. Then he smiled. "It has helped me grow my character," he said. No one knows that better than those he proved wrong, those who challenged him on a daily basis...

Hawks give Gaston chance 'to be the best me'
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Hawks give Gaston chance 'to be the best me'

The first step isn't always the right step to find your way home. Sometimes it's the next step you take. Brandon Gaston's next step brought him to place where he could finally be the best version of himself. A wide receiver who transferred...

Reis savors final moments before sun sets on QU career
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Reis savors final moments before sun sets on QU career

Movie goers and critics tend to agree the "ride off into the sunset" ending is often overplayed and totally cliche. Then you see it in real life and understand how poignant such a moment can be. Cooper Reis delivered one Sunday.

Soak in autumn's beauty
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Soak in autumn's beauty

In a way, the belly-aching makes sense. The fondness for fall colors and crisp autumn mornings is why people anticipate the change in seasons. They grow weary of hot summer nights, air conditioning and the smell of sunscreen.