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Larry Lyons standing along railing at Hancock Stadium
Illinois State University

Illinois State University Athletics Director Larry Lyons said Friday he plans to retire by the end of the year.

Hancock Stadium
Illinois State University

Four Illinois State University student-athletes have now tested positive for the coronavirus, ISU Athletics reported Wednesday.

Student holds AntiBlackISU sign
Jennifer Haiden / Courtesy of Vidette

A top official at Illinois State University said Tuesday that the administration is taking seriously the concerns of black students who are demanding better treatment of minority-led student organizations and other changes.

Seating inside Redbird Arena
Staff / WGLT

Fans will soon be able to buy beer and wine at Illinois State University Athletics events—and not just in premium seating locations.

People inside the arena
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Illinois State University plans to replace the lower bowl seating and add ADA compliant seats, box seating locations and a suite in Redbird Arena.

ISU's Volleyball Coach Juggling New Roles As Season Begins

Sep 11, 2017
Redbird Athletics

Leah Johnson is more than just the new volleyball coach at Illinois State. She’s a juggler, learning to balance the roles of a Division I coach and as the mother of a 3-year-old daughter and a 4-month-old son.

Dan Muller standing on sidelines
Illinois State University Athletics

Illinois State University men’s basketball coach Dan Muller has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Redbird Arena through at least the 2023-24 season.