Track and Field

Track and Field

Zebe cruises on track

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Illinois men’s track and field team won two events and recorded nine top-three finishes in the two-day Rod McCravy Memorial Meet that concluded Saturday.

Former Unity High standout Zebo Zebe won the 600-yard run (1 minute, 11.69 seconds). Luke Carroll captured the mile (4:07.91).

Aja Evans finds push she needed

In Sequocoria Mallory’s collection of family photos, there is a picture of her two daughters and son taken during their harrowing ride on the Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida.

The expressions of the faces of Aja, Racheal and Fred Evans are, well, what you’d expect while plummeting 13 stories in full free fall.

Track teams win home meet

CHAMPAIGN — Brandon Stryganek and David Kendziera each won two events to lead the Illinois men’s track and field team to the title of the Illini Classic at the UI Armory.

The Illini had 13 top-three finishers and scored 227.50 points to win the seven-team meet by 125 points.

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.