Women's program ends regular season with upset win, men continue win streak
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The wins just keep on coming for the Illinois men’s tennis team.
Illini softball, tennis post weekend wins
MADISON, Wis. — Sydney Sickels has been mostly unhittable this softball season.
URBANA — The Illinois softball team finally got its offense going in the series finale against Minnesota.
At Illinois, that currently means two direct family members of each student-athlete can attend home sporting events amid the COVID-19 pandemic
CHAMPAIGN — Ayo Dosunmu tapped into his inner All-American on Friday against Iowa. His game-high — and highly-efficient — 25 points led the way for the Illini in their 80-75 victory.
On this date 73 years ago today in University of Illinois football history — Sept. 27, 1947 — the defending Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions opened their season with a less-than-impressive 14-0 victory over the Pitt Panthers at Memorial Stadium
In wake of Iowa dropping men's tennis, Illinois coach isn't fretting too much about his own team's future amid pandemic: 'I'm confident with our program's footprint in this community and across the country.'
Top moments? Top performances? There were plenty of them. Beat writer Scott Richey highlights the best and brightest teams, coaches and athletes from the past 12 months on the Illinois athletics scene — and also looks ahead to what is sure to be an unprecedented year due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Cassie Arner is the associate athletic director for marketing, fan development and strategic communication within the Illinois athletic department. She's also a 46-year-old white woman who is the mother of a 16-year-old black son, Clevel, and has spent most of his life learning about what life is like from his eyes. 'I had to learn everything I could. I needed to be fully educated so I could understand and advocate for him.'
The area sports world is still on hiatus because of the global health threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As he will until the crisis subsides, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those affected by the pandemic in a variety of ways.