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Illinois men's rugby takes fifth place at Iowa tournament

April 10, 2016

Illinois rugby battles weather, injuries, and lack of sleep but manages to go 3-2 in Iowa over the weekend. #IlliniBy Edwin HsiehStaff writerThe sevens team — a sub group of the Illinois men's rugby...

March 14, 2016

Rich Daniels, president of the Illinois men’s rugby team, circled April 2, 9 and 16 on his calendar once the season schedule was set.Those three seven-on-seven tournament dates will...

Illini rugby prepares for upcoming seven-on-seven season

Richard Daniels gets lifted into the air by his teammates during a lineout in the game against Minnesota at the Complex Fields on Saturday, October 17.
March 13, 2016

Rich Daniels, the president of the Illinois men’s rugby team, circled April 2, 9 and 16 AGon his calendar as soon as the season schedule was set.Those dates are the three seven-on-seven tournaments that...

IIAA brings together kids and volleyball at the ARC

Two teams face off in the IIAA's volleyball tournament at the ARC on Saturday, Dec. 12. Photo courtesy of Tom Corr, IIAA
December 17, 2015

Play to win. Have fun. Be a good person. Hold yourself accountable.Those were the four rules that Tom Corr, executive director of the Illinois Inter-Agency Athletic Association, said to each youth...

Illinois rugby slammed by injuries in fall season

December 9, 2015

Tweet: Illinois Club Rugby inconsistent in Fall seasonBy Carley KulenkampStaff writerThe Illinois men’s rugby team had a season full of ups and downs this fall, finishing 2-4 in the Big Ten. Before...

Chicago Blackhawks beat St. Louis Blues, 5-3, in sled hockey at Illinois Ice Arena

December 6, 2015

At Illinois’ Ice Arena Saturday night, fans were beating the glass like a drum and screaming their favorite players’ names as they watched the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues, 5-3.It seemed...

Men’s and women’s fall rowing season comes to a close

November 5, 2015

The Illinois rowing club celebrated a closing to its fall season Saturday in Indianapolis at the Head of the Eagle regatta.The Illini had many boats partaking in the regatta, filling slots from the Men’s...

Gail Gaeng Dominates in tournament as Illini split games on opening weekend

Illinois' Gail Gaeng readies for a shot during the wheelchair basketball game against Wisconsin-Whitewater at the ARC on Feb. 13. Gaeng is one of two Illini — the other is Megan Blunk — who qualified for the 2016 Rio Paralympics with Team USA.
November 2, 2015

Over the weekend, the Illinois women’s wheelchair basketball team took part in its first tournament of the season. The Illini traveled to Toronto to participate in the Wheelchair Basketball Academy’s...

Illinois rugby ends fall season 2-4

Illinois lines up against Minnesota in a scrum during the game at the Complex Fields on Saturday, October 17.
November 2, 2015

Injury, inexperience and inconsistent defense were the story of the season for the Illinois men’s rugby team.The Illini faced the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, marking the last game of their fall...

Men’s and women’s rowing crews show potential at Chicago boat race

October 28, 2015

The Illinois men’s and women’s rowing teams both showed promise in their performance this past weekend in Chicago.The Illini journeyed up to the windy city to face the DePaul Blue Demons in the annual...

Men’s rugby suffers tough conference loss

October 27, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] looks past loss to Purdue to prepare for its final game of the fall season By Carley KulenkampContributing writerThe Illinois men’s rugby team let Purdue surge back late to snatch...

Illinois club softball dominates conference competition

October 26, 2015

The loud music and laughter coming from the Illinois club softball’s dugout are proof that this season has been one to celebrate for the team.The team sits at the No. 1 seed in its conference at the...

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