Illinois Baseball gearing up for the Orange and Blue series next week

I stopped by Illinois Field today after work and there was a noticeable difference.  The Illinois baseball players were dressed up in their numbered jerseys.  Not only that, they were already divided up in the Oranges and the Blues, gearing up for next week’s Orange and Blue World Series.  It’s…

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Schedule for fall practice and Orange and Blue Series officially announced

Today was the first day of fall practice for the 2012-13 University of Illinois  baseball team.  For those interested, FightingIllini.com has posted the schedule for the off-season practice as well as the annual Orange and Blue World Series at Illinois Field. Coach Hartleb found time to do a pre-practice interview…

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Fall Schedule set and wow, is Miguel Hermosillo really that good??

Today was the first day of fall classes at the University of Illinois.  Anyone on campus has already noticed the extra hustle and bustle.  I want to wish the Illinois baseball players a successful semester.  Study hard and have fun (but not too much fun!) The Illini baseball schedule for…

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Orange and Blue World Series is in full swing

Illini freshman David Kerian rounds third base for the Blue team I’ve spent the last two afternoons at the ballpark and it’s a joy to see an Illinois  baseball game even if it’s just a scrimmage among the team. It’s nice to see the new guys… the freshmen and transfers…

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Game 2 of Illini’s Orange and Blue World Series

It was nice and warm Sunday October afternoon for Game Two of University of Illinois’ Orange and Blue World Series.  There was just enough breeze to make things interesting. Yesterday, it was a good crowd in the stands because of the home football game.  Even so, they managed to get…

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