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Tyra Perry named softball head coach

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 24, 2015

The University announced Wednesday that Tyra Perry was named the second ever Illinois softball head coach.“I am passionate about the wonderful game of softball and will work tirelessly to help lead our program to prominence in the Big Ten and on the national stage," Perry said in a press release.&...

Illinois softball head coach retires

Coach Terri Sullivan celebrates after winning the game against Western at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 6, 2015

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’...

Make way for construction on campus streets

By Walbert Castillo

December 10, 2014

Campus streets at the University will be expecting a new makeover starting in May 2016. The $6.5 million renovation will include a series of five projects, which span from First Street to Fourth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue on campus. Tom Bruno, at-large city council member, expressed his enthusia...