Track and Field

Track and Field

Illini Classic Track Meet

University of Illinois hosts the Illini Classic Track and Field Meet, Saturday January 18, 2014. 

Happy Birthday, Coach White!

Illini Legends, Lists & Lore

The 1982 Liberty Bowl

Happy Birthday, Justin and Jordan Parr!

Illini Legends, Lists & Lore

Season-finale highlights vs. Northwestern

UI's McFadden makes history

Illinois senior Tatyana McFadden completed an unprecedented marathon “Grand Slam.” The 24-year-old Maryland resident won the NYC Marathon women’s wheelchair race Sunday after taking the titles in Boston, London and Chicago in 2013. No other athlete has won those four races in the same year.

Illini seek to pass grade at NYC Marathon

Say what you will about the Boston Marathon and its infamous Heartbreak Hill. When it comes to muscle-burning, toughness-testing  marathon challenges, Amanda McGrory’s vote goes to New York City’s 26.2-mile race.

Happy Birthday, Doug Laz!

Don Laz

Freshman rescues UI soccer (w/interviews)


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Freshman Meegan Johnston’s overtime goal lifted Illinois past Louisville 5-4 on Sunday, giving Janet Rayfield’s team a split of its season-opening two-match road swing.

Top Illini pros: then & now

Twentieth-ranked Kevin Anderson has established himself as the best pro tennis player — now or ever — to come out of the University of Illinois. We asked staff writer Jeff Huth to pick the top current and all-time Illini pros in some other sports.

Freshman lifts Illini volleyball

CHAMPAIGN — Led by one of the youngest players on the court, the Illinois volleyball team kicked off its season — albeit unofficially — with a victory.

Freshman Michelle Strizak had 10 kills in 14 swings as the Illini beat a team of alumni 25-22, 25-15, 25-13 on Saturday night at Huff Hall.

UI roundup: Soccer team drops opener

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Illinois’ soccer team did something Friday that it hadn’t done since 2007: losing its season opener.

Tenth-ranked Notre Dame defeated the Illini 4-1. UI freshman Casey Conine tallied her team’s goal, scoring in the 66th minute.