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Illinois men's rugby takes fifth place at Iowa tournament

By Edwin Hsieh

April 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

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 team— participated in Iowa's tournament in Iowa City this past weekend. The injury-str...

Illini women's tennis goes 2-0 in Big Ten matchups

By Tim Griffin

April 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

tweet: #Illini go 2-0 over the weekend against Big Ten opponentsThe Illinois women’s tennis team continued its most recent hot streak, having won five straight matches after a 2-0 weekend. The Illini downed the Iowa Hawkeyes on Friday evening, and then defeated fellow Big Ten counterpart Nebraska o...

Illinois gymnastics hit the road, face top competition

By James Boyd

February 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite that the Illinois men’s gymnastics team cruised past Temple and University of Illinois-Chicago this past Saturday, its head coach Justin Spring was not awestruck by his team’s season-high performance.For the past couple of weeks, Spring has repeatedly said he wants to see how his team performs agai...

Illini men's gymnastics sneaks past conference foe, keeps perfect record intact

By James Boyd

January 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

Three tenths.That was the difference between winning and losing for the Illinois men’s gymnastics team when it defeated IowaRB this past weekend to improve to 7-0RB on the season.Sophomore Chandler Eggleston noted how the results could've been different had he been slightly off on one of his...

Iowa on its way to owning Big Ten in 2016

Iowa on its way to owning Big Ten in 2016

By Dan Escalona

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: Forget the Spartans, the Big Ten is Iowa’s to lose, writes college hoops columnist @danescalona77Football season may still be seven months away, but Iowa is making its best attempt at revenge for the Big Ten Championship game on the basketball court — not the gridiron.In case you hav...

Illinois gets close against Iowa

By Masaki Sugimoto

October 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

Illinois was defeated by the Iowa Hawkeyes in a close away game.The Illini stayed in it the whole game, but costly turnovers and the inability to stop the run doomed the Illini...

Illini football celebrates a different kind of win

Illini football celebrates a different kind of win

By Peter Bailey-Wells

October 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

print headline: Win over Huskers worthy of extra celebrationCelebrations in sports are funny things. They’re rarely for the sake of posterity — a spontaneous outburst isn’t about legacy.Illinois football’s win over Nebraska Saturday sparked a different kind of celebration. In the seconds and minute...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to speak at UI

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to speak at UI

By Abigale Svoboda

September 9, 2015


Filed under News

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will visit campus Thursday to talk about the University’s role in agriculture and international food security.Prior to his lecture, Vilsack will visit an energy farm with University faculty and will attend a post-lecture reception, said Rachael Dubinsky, U.S...

Illinois softball head coach retires

Illinois softball head coach retires

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

Terri Sullivan, the inaugural head coach for the Illinois softball program, has stepped down after 16 years at the helm. “I've always loved what I've done,” Sullivan said. “I say I've never worked a day in my life.” The announcement came Thursday morning with a release from the university’...

Orange Krush embarked on its annual road trip, taking in a loss at Iowa

Orange Krush embarked on its annual road trip, taking in a loss at Iowa

February 27, 2015


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Much like Illinois’ 2014-15 basketball season, Wednesday’s Orange Krush road trip to watch the Illini take on Iowa in Iowa City didn’t exactly go according to plan. And I’m not just referring to the 68-60 defeat Illinois (17-11, 7-5 Big Ten) suffered at the hands of the Hawkeyes (18-10, 9-6)....

Hill will be key against Ohio State

Hill will be key against Ohio State

January 3, 2015


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At press conferences, Rayvonte Rice often likes to reinforce one of his head coach’s many mantras. “We take it one game at a time,” the senior Illini guard usually says, which is often accompanied by a nod from Illinois coach John Groce. After a disappointing loss to Michigan on Tuesday, that’s exact...

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