Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Yoshi Hayasaki

Happy 72nd birthday to longtime Illinois gymnastics coach and USA Gymnastics Hall of Famer Yoshi Hayasaki.

UI roundup | Illini land two wrestlers in finals

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Isaiah Martinez's appearance in the Big Ten Tournament finals was the closest thing to a foregone conclusion.

The same could not be said for Mike Carr.

Regardless, both will wrestle for titles today in East Lansing, Mich.

Parkland Men's Basketball vs Lincoln Land

Parkland Men's Basketball vs Lincoln Land, Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Dodds Athletic Center. 

Ridgeview hoopsters advance to super-sectional

DANVILLE — Jacob Donaldson and Justin Myers each deposited 25 points as Ridgeview collected a sectional championship for the second consecutive season, knocking off St. Anne 57-52 in the 1A Schlarman final on Friday.

VIDEO: Class 3A Mahomet-Seymour Regional Final Highlights

Highlights from the Class 3A Mahomet-Seymour Regional boys' basketball final beteween the host school and Urbana, with postgame reaction from Bulldogs senior Cory Noe and coach Chad Benedict.

Illini rebuild still a work in progress

CHAMPAIGN — Brad Underwood speaks from experience when he stresses the need for patience in reigniting a basketball program. He also readily admits patience is not his strong suit, but he’s seen what time and effort establishing the culture and foundation of a program can accomplish.

On Campus | March 3

Five area swimmers had successful ends to their seasons. Sophomore Payton Woods, from Champaign Central, had a record-setting meet for Michigan State at the Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championships.

Top of the Morning, March 3, 2018

You don't have to know your Xs and Os to raise money for Coaches vs. Cancer.

On Tuesday night at The City Center in Champaign, the Lady Legends — seven of the most accomplished singers in these parts — will take the stage for a good cause.

Noe propels Bulldogs to third title in four seasons

MAHOMET — Sweat dripped off Cory Noe's head as he posed for photos and chatted with friends and family Friday.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior had good reason to perspire. He'd just participated in a Class 3A regional basketball game on his home floor. But there was more to it than that.

Thirty-six somethings to it, specifically.

Bitter pill to take for Monticello in sectional final loss

MAROA — The Monticello boys' basketball team's dream of back-to-back state tournament appearances fell two wins short on Friday night.