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Jeff Huth's Illini Insider

News-Gazette staff writer Jeff Huth's review and preview of all things Illinois:


Swimmers enjoy home meet

CHAMPAIGN – Bismarck-Henning product Marissa Clapp enjoyed her first home meet as an Illini.

So did the many family and friends who were there to watch.


Jeff Huth's Illini Insider

Staff writer Jeff Huth’s review and preview of all things Illinois.


5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without:

Here’s something you haven’t read in, oh, almost four years. Yep, Sue Novitsky and her Illini really do have a home meet on the schedule.


5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without:

The UI women's swim team, on the road since fall of 2005, finally has a 50-meter pool to call its own. The Illini tonight will get the chance to take a dip in the pool during a "sneak peek" of the ARC, which will open for business Thursday.


Legends, Lists & Lore

Mike Pearson strolls down Illinii memory lane.


Future Illini wins again

CHAMPAIGN — Michelle Mehnert’s fifth consecutive win at the Champaign Park District’s Mini-Tri will be her last.
That bit of news should delight the scores of competitors who have tried unsuccessfully to keep up with the soon-to-be-Illini over the years.


Mexicano's slam helps softball split

MIAMI – Angelena Mexicano hit a grand slam and Audrey Gallien also homered as Illinois beat Connecticut 8-0 at the Golden Panther Invitational on Saturday.

The Illini then gave No. 1 Alabama a scare before losing 2-0.

Mexicano's third career grand slam – and her team-high fifth home run this season – supported the pitching of Ashley Wright (1-3), who gave up two hits in a complete game. Hollie Pinchback had two RBI for the Illini (7-7).


Illini Insider

A weekly review and preview of Illini sports:


Clapp, Shirley pace swimmers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Bismarck-Henning product Marissa Clapp was fourth in the 400 individual medley to lead Illinois at Saturday's Big Ten Duals at Purdue.


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