Illini golf often used course in Urbana
From streetcars that scooted right across the UI Quad to golf course questions to speeding next to I-74, our resident townie was kept plenty busy this week.
'I've had more people in here just this morning than I have had on busy days in June, people trying to use up gift cards and wanting refunds,' said Max Harmon, an assistant golf pro.
The Atkins Group said Monday when announcing that the golf course would close; the industry has been in decline for years.
'We are committed to the success of the master plan community of Stone Creek, but unfortunately, due the negative financial impacts of the golf business, we are no longer able sustain the golf course as a viable business for this area,' said Spencer Atkins, director of development for The Atkins Group.
Will Illinois return to a bowl? Is this the season Brad Underwood's program ends an NCAA tournament drought? Just a few questions that will be answered in 2020.
Among the discoveries the UI coach made on his way to earning a bachelor’s in business administration 31 years ago: One need not be a neat freak to become a difference-making educator.
Illinois athletic director took over program with serious problems: inadequate facilities, mediocrity (or worse) in the big-money sports and apathy from the fan base.
Chancellor Robert Jones on Wednesday proposed extending Josh Whitman's contract through June 30, 2024, and raising his annual salary to $750,000.
Newcomers could factor heavily into any potential success for several Illinois teams this season. With the athletic year underway, beat writer SCOTT RICHEY spotlights 10 Illini that could make the most difference:
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.
During the golf season, there’s a ritual I follow each weekend. I check the scores of former Illini on the various pro tours. There are a bunch of them, both in the U.S. and overseas. Lately, there’s been a name missing. It turns out, for a very good reason.
The John Deere Classic tees off Thursday in Silvis, the first of two PGA events in Illinois this year. With former Illini Scott Langley and Dylan Meyer part of the field, sports editor MATT DANIELS breaks down the annual event in the Quad Cities:
In a spinoff of our 'UI 150 & Beyond' project, we asked 10 former Illini coaches now living elsewhere to tell us about the first spot (other than a sports facility) or story that comes to mind when they think back to their C-U days.
David Keenan, the 2009 News-Gazette All-Area Boys' Golfer of the Year, tied a course record at the U of I Orange Course in Savoy.
A proud UI contingent was on hand Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., as Howard Milton, senior associate athletic director for development, picked up his 'Fundraiser of the Year' award from the National Association of Athletic Development Directors.
2019 Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron W 42 - 3|
|Sep. 7 at UConn W 31 - 23|
|Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan L 31- 34|
|Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska L 38 - 42|
|Oct. 5 at Minnesot L 17 - 40|
|Oct. 12 vs. Michigan L 25 - 42|
|Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin W 24 - 23|
|Oct. 26 at Purdue W 24 - 6|
|Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers W 38 - 10|
|Nov. 9 at Michigan State W 37 - 34|
|Nov. 23 at Iowa L 10 - 19|
|Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern L 10 - 29|
|Nov. 1 Illinois vs. Lewis W 83 - 50|
|Nov. 5 Illinois vs. Nicholls State W 78 - 70|
|Nov. 8 Illinois vs Grand Canyon W 83 - 71|
|Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Arizona L 69 - 90|
|Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Hawaii W 66 - 53|
|Nov. 20 Illinois vs. The Citadel W 85 - 57|
|Nov. 26 Illinois vs. Lindenwood W 117 - 65|
|Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami L 79 - 81|
|Dec. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland|
|Dec. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Dec. 14 Illinois vs. Old Dominion|
|Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri|
|Dec. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina A/T|
|Jan. 2 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Jan. 5 Illinois vs. Purdue|
|Jan. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin|
|Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Jan. 21 Illinois vs.Purdue|
|Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota|
|Feb. 2 Illinois vs.Iowa|
|Feb. 7 Illinois vs.Maryland|
|Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Feb. 15 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Penn State|
|Feb. 24 Illinois vs. Nebraska|
|Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Mar. 1 Illinois vs. Indiana|
|Mar. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State|
|Mar. 8 Illinois vs. Iowa|