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Ngai’s age isn’t holding the Illinois gymnast back

Illinois' Logan Bradley pauses in his routine at the meet against Michigan on March 12, 2016.

By James Boyd

March 29, 2016

Tweet: Age doesn’t faze #Illini 17-year-old Brandon Ngai, @lbrad5 gears up for his final #B1G title run.Sophomore Brandon Ngai’s rise to pommel horse prominence has been one of the most talked about stories of the Illinois men’s gymnastics team this season.Aside from his one missed routine at home against Michigan, the...

Illini men’s track caps of indoor season disappointing at Big Ten Championship

Illinois' Cam Viney jumps over a hurdle in the Orange and Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

By Will Most

February 29, 2016

The entire Illinois men’s track indoor season was defined by injuries as the Illini traveled from meet to meet with no consistent team success.Athletes like Dylan Lafond, Jonathan Wells and Cam Viney regularly put together strong performances, but more often than not, the rest of the team didn’t o...

Illinois men's track prepare for Big Ten Championship

By Will Most

February 25, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] still struggling with injuries, prepares for tough Big Ten Competition #IlliniLast indoor season, the Illinois men's track and field team strode into the Big Ten Championship relatively injury-free, where they ran off with second place. The 2016 season is very different &md...

Illinois swimming concludes Big Ten championships

By Drake Pena

February 22, 2016

The Illinois swimming and diving team concluded its postseason competition last weekend, finishing 12th in the Big Ten with 234 points.Big Ten champs Michigan hosted the event at its Donald B. Canham Natatorium. Thirteen of the conferences teams competed — Maryland competes in the...

Big chance for the Illini to succeed at conference championship

By Will Most

October 28, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross-country team came full circle this fall, beginning its season with the Illini Challenge and ending with the Illini Open, both run at the Illinois Arboretum. But now, the Illini leave all the comforts of home and the competition ramps up.While Illinois’ young roster will ...

Illini women's gymnastics peaks at Big Tens, fails to reach Nationals

By Ashley Wijangco

May 10, 2015

The Illinois women's gymnastics team had one target all season long: to place in the top 10 at NCAA Championships. The Illini failed to reach that goal, but sophomore Mary Jane Horth felt the season still went wellmp."We put together some great meets this season and had a lot of learning experiences," Hort...

Local store easy on wallet, even lighter on the heart

Barb Lutz shops at Habitat for Humanity´s resale store, Homeworks on Friday. Lutz says Homeworks is a great place to buy things needed to remodel her house. Jonathan Witten

By Czarina Gregorio

September 7, 2004

Who doesn't enjoy a good sale or helping a good cause? Homeworks, the Habitat for Humanity re-sale store, allows you to do both. Homeworks, at 40 E. University Ave. in downtown Champaign, holds 9,000 square feet of donated household items such as building materials, appliances, furniture and d‚cor that ...