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Illinois pair named All-American

Two University of Illinois players were selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America teams.


Rossow: So Coach, is it Illinois or Orlando?

Will she stay? Will she go? How in the world can I get a ticket to her next TV show?

Theresa Grentz can't get in nine holes – and she'll try today in Savoy – without somebody inquiring about her coaching future.

Illinois or Orlando? Chief or Mickey? Snow routes or sunburn?


UI plays catch-up on softball scene

When Ron Guenther set out several years to add two women''s sports programs to his University of Illinois athletic menu, the athletic director did some numbers crunching.

Working up a budget to accommodate two more teams was, of course, part of this process. But Guenther also poured over some other figures that would figure prominently in his selection of sports.


So Coach, is it Illinois or Orlando?

Will she stay? Will she go? How in the world can I get a ticket to her next TV show?

Theresa Grentz can't get in nine holes – and she'll try today in Savoy – without somebody inquiring about her coaching future.


Top prep pitcher next to make choice on college vs. pros

FREEPORT – If Matt Vorwald is in the market for a nickname, perhaps The Maestro would be appropriate.

With a 7-0 record and a 0.77 earned run average, this hard-throwing Freeport High School right-hander is conducting himself in a masterful way this spring.


Sontag's run finally over

University of Illinois junior Gavin Sontag was eliminated today at the NCAA singles championships, losing 6-2, 6-2 to Tulane's Robert Samuelsson in the round of 16.


Tolono''s finest in impressive Team USA mix

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – When Clem Haskins sat down to make out his Goodwill Games guest list, the Minnesota coach scribbled down the names of the Big Ten MVP, the Big East MVP, four Final Four guys, three Duke Blue Devils ...

... and Brian Cardinal.

From Tolono.


Illini fights through pain

University of Illinois junior Gavin Sontag battled cramps and a tough opponent in the first round at the NCAA Men''s Tennis Championships on Wednesday in Athens, Ga.


Grentz ponders pro move

All-American Ashley Berggren may not be the only member of the University of Illinois women's basketball program headed to the pro ranks.

Illini coach Theresa Grentz has talked to Orlando Magic officials about joining the team's Women's National Basketball Association expansion franchise as general manager and coach.


UI spikers 1-1 on tour

The Illini volleyball team lost to the Dutch National Team 12-15, 16-14, 15-11 on Tuesday in its second match in a 17-day tour of the Netherlands. Cristy Chapman led the Illini with 15 kills and five blocks.


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