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Senior wheelchair basketball Player aims to make impact on and off the court

By Thomas Polcyn October 14, 2015

Senior wheelchair basketball player Christina Young came to the University of Illinois for work and or play.Young majors in kinesiology and pre-occupational therapy, and minors in Speech and Hearing...

Wheelchair basketball’s Shelby Gruss and her love for the game

By Thomas Polcyn September 24, 2015

When Shelby Gruss first sat in a wheelchair after a major snowboarding accident at age 18, she thought her career with the game she loved had ended. But four years later, she has redirected her passion...

Illinois’ Nik Goncin shoots the ball during the game against Milwaukee at the Activities and Recreation Center on Saturday.

Men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams open with preseason tourney

By Eli Schwadron and Drake Pena November 10, 2014

Hard hitting, intense, violent. These might be words you use to describe a sport like football or rugby, but there is another sport being played in Champaign-Urbana that is the epitome of these descriptions:...

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