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Despite obstacles, Illinois’ Alyssa Schneider continues to battle

Despite obstacles, Illinois’ Alyssa Schneider continues to battle

By Michal Dwojak, Assistant sports editor

November 19, 2014

She is the face of the Illinois women’s cross-country team. She is the lone runner on the team’s season poster. She has finished first for the Illini in all except one of the meets she has competed for the past two seasons. But if you saw her walking to class, you would have no idea who she is. ...

Illinois falls to Northwestern in season finale 37-34

December 1, 2013

Following a loss, it’s easy to second-guess one or two plays that went wrong. Nathan Scheelhaase has seen 30 losses in his four years as Illinois’ starting quarterback, and even though Saturday was his last one, he was still second-guessing afterward. A fourth quarter pass that was meant to go ou...