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Two-time NCAA javelin champion Tim Glover, a University High School graduate, is among four honorees who will be inducted into the Illinois State Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame on Saturday as part of ISU's homecoming weekend.

Glover will be joined by another track and field performer, 10-time NCAA All-American Brittany Smith.

The other honorees are Kevin Tokarski, a baseball All-American and 2010 Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year; and former volleyball coach Julie Morgan, who led the Redbirds to seven NCAA Tournament appearances.

The four will be inducted at the Hall of Fame breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Hancock Stadium Club. The class also will be recognized during the homecoming parade and at halftime of the ISU-Southern Illinois football game. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Morgan will be honored Friday night prior to ISU's 6 p.m. home volleyball match against Valparaiso. The match will be followed by HoopFest featuring the Redbirds' men's and women's basketball teams.


Men's basketball ranked 19th: The IWU men's basketball team is slotted at 19th in the preseason Division III national rankings of

The Titans, who were 19-8 last season, are the second College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin team on the list behind No. 3 Augustana. Nebraska Wesleyan is the top-ranked team with Wisconsin-Oshkosh second.

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Reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

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