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Crime: Arrests plagued three Illini athletics programs in 2015-16

Crime: Arrests plagued three Illini athletics programs in 2015-16

May 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The majority of Illinois student-athletes made headlines for the right reasons in 2015-16, but six arrests stained several Illini athletic programs in the last year. Four members of the Illini men’s basketball team — one third of head coach John Groce’s allotment of scholarship players – w...

Illini anything but golden versus Gophers

Illini anything but golden versus Gophers

By Drake Pena

April 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

[email protected] struggle in conference series with Minnesota. #Illini After dominating Illinois State last week, Illinois softball struggled this weekend when it faced arguably its biggest challenge of the season.The Illini squared off with Minnesota in a three-game series that may prove to be pivota...

Illini finish best weekend of the season

Illini finish best weekend of the season

By Drake Pena

March 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

After battling inconsistency in last week’s Texas Invitational, the Illinois softball team (12-7) settled in at this weekend’s Under Armour Invitational.JTThe team put together its best five-game stretch, ending the invite 4-1.JT Illinois’ four wins are a two-game improvement over last year’s show...

Illini softball starts season Friday with new coach

Illini softball starts season Friday with new coach

By Drake Pena

February 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

Illinois softball has a new leader: Head coach Tyra Perry is set to begin her first season with the Illini after Terri Sullivan retired in June.Sullivan was the program's founding head coach. She spent 16 seasons at the program's helm and leaves her duties to Perry, who comes to Illinois from Ball Sta...