During his chat today, beat writer Marcus Jackson weighed in on Doral Moore:
The 2014-15 edition of Athlon Sports' college basketball preview was released this week, featuring some positive news for Illinois basketball fans.
Athlon predicts the Illini to finish sixth in the Big Ten and also projects John Groce's squad a an at-large NCAA tournament team.
A look at the area Top 10 teams, courtesy Fred Kroner
TEAM (PREVIOUS) RECORD (BEFORE TUESDAY)
1. Champaign Central (1) 12-1 Roster includes eight juniors
2. St. Thomas More (2) 7-2 Seven of first eight matches vs. Class 3A foes
WATSEKA — A Remembrance and Celebration for Hall of Fame football coach Gordon McKenzie will be held Saturday on the McKenzie Bleachers at Watseka High School’s Blake Field. The event will start at 9:30 a.m.
McKenzie, who coached at the school from 1952 to ’77, died in May at age 94. His children will be in attendance for the homecoming-weekend event.
UNITY BOYS’ CROSS-COUNTRY
Coach Dike Stirrett’s squad had five available runners, and they averaged a 16-minute, 50-second time for the 3-mile course at Paxton, leading to team honors in the 13-school meet. Andrew Warnes, Austin Woodard, Dawson Dodds and Alex Morris were all top-10 finishers.