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Illini of the Week September 8: Wes Lunt

Illini of the Week September 8: Wes Lunt

By Charlotte Carroll

September 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success. Wes Lunt sat in his pads at his locker. He waited an hour. Then, he wa...

Marching Illini performs at Soldier Field

Marching Illini performs at Soldier Field

September 29, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The stadium is about the same capacity as Memorial Stadium. It feels familiar too — the fans are all clad in orange and blue. But there’s a big difference. It’s Soldier Field. There’s about 62,000 fans in the stands, most of whom aren’t cheering on the Illini but screaming at the Chicago Bears ...