MADISON, Wis. — Sydney Sickels has been mostly unhittable this softball season.
Series between in-state rivals now even entering Sunday's finale
At Illinois, that currently means two direct family members of each student-athlete can attend home sporting events amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Illinois setter will graduate, use remaining eligibility elsewhere
The women's basketball resurgence at Illinois in the 1990s had a lot to do with coach Theresa Grentz. But the former Rutgers coach would have likely never come to Champaign-Urbana without the efforts of Dr. Karol Kahrs.
Celebrating her birthday on Sunday is former Illinois volleyball superstar Colleen Ward Barone. An All-American in each of her two seasons — first-team in 2011 and second-team in 2010 — her efforts helped lead Illinois to the national championship match during her senior campaign.
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
There was no doubt in Mike Hebert’s mind who the University of Illinois volleyball program’s most important player was in his early years as UI’s head coach.