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UI golf roundup: Women win in Indiana

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Illinois defeated both Indiana and Fresno State in match play to capture the Hoosier Fall Invitational title on Sunday.

Samantha Postillion again led the Illini, defeating IU’s Elizabeth Tong to help her team advance to the championship match. Jan Prapassarangkul also carded a victory against the Hoosiers, the tournament’s top seed.

Illini not back in win column yet

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Sunday didn’t bring a victory for the Illinois soccer team, but it also didn’t bring a fifth consecutive defeat.

Jannelle Flaws scored her 17th goal of the season and goalkeeper Claire Wheatley stopped a pair of Maryland penalty kicks as the Illini settled for a 1-1 tie on the road.

Monday Morning QB: CBs prepare for isolation

After spending his off weekend doing what he would normally do — watching college football — Illinois beat writer Matt Daniels weighs in on the game he loves:

UI Womens Basketball Media Day 2014

 UI Women's Basketball Media Day at Ubben Basketball Complex in Champaign on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Asmussen's Top 25: See ya, Baylor

Staff writer Bob Asmussen is a member of the AP Top 25  voting panel. Here is this week's ballot:

Tyke Peacock: Long road back


URBANA — Tyke Peacock’s high jumping ability took him to world-famous stadiums across the globe — from Belgium to Berlin, Italy to England.

M-S XC cruises to Corn Belt title

NORMAL — They called it a Podium Sweep.

Mahomet-Seymour entered seven runners in Saturday’s 44th annual Corn Belt Conference meet, and each one placed among the top 10 to earn all-conference recognition and help the school win its second consecutive league team title.

Best of Fred: No. 42

Thus far, I take credit for and have approved the memories which have been credited to me.

This week’s entry became possible through the power of suggestion.

What about Loren Tate? Surely there are some good stories there.

Saturday's highlights: Centennial takes fourth at state

In boys’ golf

At Normal. Centennial shot a 629 to finish fourth at the IHSA Class 2A state championship. The Chargers were led by Mike Braverman and Christian Khachaturian who both shot 154 over two rounds, good enough for a tie for 14th individually. Isaac Overman shot a 157 for 25th individually.

Maverick Morgan keeps it cool

One of Jeff Morgan’s favorite memories of time spent with his older son involved a 40-minute drive from their Springboro, Ohio, home to a Jimmy Buffett concert, the two singing “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Come Monday” and “Margaritaville” on their way.