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Illinois men’s track and field prepares for Musco Twilight

Illinois’ Mitch Mammoser releases the pole as he swings over the bar during the poll vault event at the Illinois Twilight Meet.

April 30, 2015

Following its biggest win of the season at Drake Relays and two weeks away from the Big Ten Championships, this weekend is a different one for the Illinois men’s track and field team. The Illini will wrap up their regular season this weekend at the Musco Twilight meet in Iowa City, Iowa. With the Big...

Homecoming Tailgates provide a sense of community for fans

October 20, 2014

Tailgate parties have been a major part of college football tradition for nearly 145 years. According to the American Tailgater Association, tailgating has existed, in some form, since the first football game, which was between Princeton and Rutgers in 1869. A “delicate balance between fandom and ce...

Illini men’s track shakes things up in Kentucky and hit fast marks at Mt. SAC

Illinois' Brandon Stryganek runs the 100 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on April 12.

By Christopher Kennedy

April 21, 2014

With one of the biggest meets of the outdoor season coming up next weekend in the Drake Relays, the Illini men’s track and field team split up this weekend to run two different meets with two different purposes. The top Illini distance runners traveled to the Mt. San Antonio College Relays in Walnut...