Champaign Central Hall of Fame
Four athletes and a coach will be inducted into the Champaign Central High School Hall of Fame at Saturday's "C" Club Alumni Reunion Dinner at Lincolnshire Fields Country Club (5:30 p.m. start; for information, call Randy Fonner at 217-356-1613). The Class of 2007:
TOMMY LOCKMAN (2000)
Lockman was a dominant swimmer, placing at state four times in the 500 freestyle, winning the event in 1999. He was second in the 500 free in 1998, second in the 200 free in 1999, fourth in the 500 free in 2000 and third in the 200 free in 2000. A three-year first-team all-stater, Lockman received high school All-America honors. A team captain his senior year, he went on to swim at Northwestern.
AMANDA CREWS PRICE (1997)
A three-time state placer in diving, she won a state title her senior season. She went on to perform at Michigan, winning Big Ten Diver of the Week several times and qualifying four times for the NCAA zone meet. A standout in the 10-meter platform and 1-meter springboard, Amanda was part of two Big Ten championship teams (1997, 2001) and a program that was nationally ranked for four consecutive years.
JANIE REED (1995)
A torchbearer for a bevy of talented swimmers and divers to come, Reed won Big 12 and sectional titles in four consecutive years. A four-time state qualifier, Reed was all-state as a senior and honorable mention all-state the first three years. She went on to earn three letters at Kentucky (she was voted top freshman and holds the school record in the 400 individual medley) and one more at Texas, where she was a member of a Big 12 title team.
JOHN SKILLINGS (1994)
An all-conference lineman in football as a junior and senior, Skillings also excelled in wrestling, placing fifth in state as a senior.
JEFF SCOTT (Honorary C)
A former Central athletic director, Scott has helped the school's wrestling program scale new heights. Starting with a six-member team in 1995, Scott has seen his Maroons win seven consecutive Twin City titles, put together eight consecutive winning seasons and finish second in regionals five times and the Big 12 three times. Eleven of his wrestlers have qualified for state.