The man who coached longer at the University of Illinois than any other person died 57 years ago today at the age of 75. Ed Manley, a native St. Louisan, directed Illini men’s swimming and diving for 37 years after being hired by George Huff in 1912.

Illini baseball great Doug Mills will soon have a new trophy to add to his cabinet: The 79-year-old recorded his first hole-in-one last Tuesday, acing No. 3 at the Champaign Country Club.

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The man who coached longer at the University of Illinois than any other person died 57 years ago today at the age of 75. Ed Manley, a native St. Louisan, directed Illini men’s swimming and diving for 37 years after being hired by George Huff in 1912.

Illini baseball great Doug Mills will soon have a new trophy to add to his cabinet: The 79-year-old recorded his first hole-in-one last Tuesday, acing No. 3 at the Champaign Country Club.

'We want more people who have tickets to come into the stadium and stay longer,' said senior associate athletic director Marty Kaufmann. Part of the projected six-figure revenue increase will go toward more security, even though alcohol-related incidents are expected to decrease.

A different Illini baseball player will fill in readers throughout the week on the team's weeklong trip to Curacao and Aruba. Today's entry comes from senior catcher David Craan, who is enjoying the nice weather:

Illinois baseball announced Thursday the signing of Josh Harris, a 24-year-old from Beecher who spent four years in the Marine Corps from 2011 and 2015.

2019 Football Schedule

Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron, 11am
Sep. 7 at UConn, 2;30pm
Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan, 11am
Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska, TBA
Oct. 5 at Minnesota, 2:30pm or 3pm
Oct. 12 vs. Michigan, TBA
Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin, 11am
Oct. 26 at Purdue, TBA
Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers, TBA
Nov. 9 at Michigan State, TBA
Nov. 23 at Iowa, TBA
Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern, TBA