Dorothy Gofourth hosts This Week at ISU, recapping events including the annual Earth Day Celebration and an interactive history of the inventions connected to Scotland.

In recent years Major League Soccer has been expanding at a rapid pace. 2017 marked the beginning of the current state of expansion for the MLS as Atlanta United and Minnesota United joined America’s top flight of soccer. The next year saw LAFC, owned by a host of celebrities such as Magic Johnson and Will Farrell just to name a few, adding a third team to the list of California teams and marketed more towards Los Angeles’ Hispanic community. This season FC Cincinnati joined to fill a massive hole in the Midwest in a city starving for soccer. Meanwhile, in the next two seasons Nashville, Miami and Austin will bring the MLS team count to 27 and in 2022 either Sacramento or St. Louis will field team number 28. Which the MLS will decide on who gets that honor soon.

Last week the MLS announced that they would be adding two more teams than previously planned 28. Right now, Sacramento and St. Louis are the only two being considered for the 28th spot and both have good proposals in place that they’ve already pitched to the Board of Governors. With the anno…

The ISU men and women’s track and field teams will be competing in the Billy Hayes Invitational on Friday at noon. The Sycamores have been doing fairly well throughout the season so far. Going off of the Drake Relay, Head coach Angela Martin exceed to the gosycamores press,” We are proud to go and compete there each year… we had a lot of great efforts.” DeAndra Greer finished third on Friday in her 100-meter dash. The Sycamore men’s shuttle relay team did well. As Coach Martin explains,” We talked about taking care of little details… They did that and came away with a Drake Relays title. Now we have a week and a half to finish preparing for the MVC Championship.”

The Indiana State baseball team takes on Illinois State this weekend, with the victor emerging as the Missouri Valley Conference frontrunner. Tied at 9-3 apiece in conference play and with just three weeks left until the postseason, the winner of this weekend series will be that much closer to claiming the number one seed in the MVC Tournament.