Raised in Champaign. Division I athletes. Pro basketball players. Parkland College men's basketball coaches Anthony Figueroa and Coleco Buie part of powerhouse third Hall of Fame class for Chargers.
“Coaching is what I love,” Lindemann said, “and it’s my true passion.”
The team spends a chunk of the week before Thanksgiving in Charleston, W.Va., not only competing for a national title, but also exploring the city.
Sports Editor MATT DANIELS caught up with Cliff Hastings to find out more about his program before the Cobras depart for West Virginia and the start of the 16-team NJCAA Division II national tournament on Thursday:
After each big point, freshman Raeanne Allen, who is second on the team with 1.20 blocks per set, celebrates with exuberance and excitement unmatched by her peers, even in a sport in which loud celebrations after each point are common.
SHELBY, N.C. — An infield single in the bottom of the ninth inning early Tuesday morning ended the American Legion World Series hopes of Danville Post 210 senior baseball.
Former Champaign Central golfer — now a rising sophomore at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais — joined Tim Hoss Jr. and Jeremy Klein at the top of the leaderboard after Saturday's first round.
Five years after the men’s program was suspended, the Jaguars return to the links in 2019, with the women's program playing its inaugural season.
Centennial High School's third Athletic Hall of Fame class is set to include, among others, a former Illinois football quarterback and the current coach of Parkland men's basketball.
Eagles beat Erie (N.Y.) 84-70 in one semifinal on Friday, while the Cavaliers defeated Cecil (Md.) 81-78 in overtime in the second semifinal matchup on Friday night.
Seven former Parkland standouts will be recognized at halftime of today's men's basketball game between the host Cobras and Danville Area Community College that tips off at 3 p.m. to become part of Parkland's 2019 Hall of Fame class. Let's find out more about each honoree:HEIDI McKEAN WLEZIEN
With 2018 coming to a close today, The News-Gazette sports staff spotlights the top 10 stories that defined the last 12 months of area athletics.
Two more wins and the Cobras will make a return trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament next month, a familiar setting for the tradition-rich program that won national titles in 2015 and 2016 and placed fourth last year.
CHAMPAIGN — The sequel produced the same result as the original, and for the Parkland men's soccer team, that was just what the Cobras needed.