Badgers leading early
Illini need to be nearly perfect to beat Badgers
The Sabers debuted a sleeper pick in Friday evening’s Class 1A STM Regional final versus Judah Christian when coach James Johnson thrust sophomore Blake Staab into the net after 100 minutes of soccer.
Beat writer BOB ASMUSSEN sat down with the London, Ontario, native earlier this week to talk about his twin brother Chase, hairstyles, hockey and much more:
Spartans are now playoff-eligible
With a bunch of really good — but few transcendental — players, putting this year’s collection of the top players in the country together was trickier.
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The entire Bulldogs outfit consists of junior twins Zach and Luke Rogers, with dad Kraig as coach. Their efforts will have Zach representing the 100-student Piatt County school today and Saturday in the Class 1A boys' tournament at Bloomington's Prairie Vista Golf Course.
In conjunction with University of Illinois homecoming weekend, Hua Nian of Urbana, whose son is a member of the Marching Illini is showing her artwork about the band this week at the Harding Band Building.
UI athletic spokesman Kent Brown said the flyover is scheduled at the end of the national anthem for Saturday’s 11 a.m. game against Wisconsin.