Justin McCoy and Elyce Knudsen were stars in their respective high school sports. Turns out they're just as good when the competition is raised.
Brian Brooks coached the last area high school boys' basketball team to win a state title, and the St. Joseph-Ogden Superintendent is hopeful high school athletics will return this school year: 'Let's try to do as much as we can for these kids'
It can be confusing to figure out what the latest announcements about high school sports actually mean for athletes.
On the last day of a forgettable year, particularly from a sports perspective, The News-Gazette sports staff offers up 10 noteworthy stories on the local scene from 2020
Check out our 2020 All-Area boys' golf first team, second team and honorable mention team.
The Champaign Central sophomore recorded a nine-stroke average below 38, but his passions extend beyond the golf course and into the realm of theater.
The sophomore holed a birdie shot from nearly 100 yards out last week and now will conclude his campaign in Tuesday's Class 1A Tuscola Sectional.
Craig Anderson told The News-Gazette that sectionals will mark the end of the IHSA seasons for golf, cross-country, girls' tennis and girls' swimming and diving.
St. Thomas More also advanced as a team to the sectional round, while individuals from Judah Christian, Blue Ridge and St. Joseph-Ogden joined Schlarman's Huddleston in moving on.
Golf is an IHSA sport in which athletes are split between numerous different locations come postseason time. So we asked local team leaders to rank some of those courses based on their difficulty.
BETHANY — The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond boys’ cross-country team won Friday’s Lincoln Prairie Conference championship meet, finishing with 19 team points and well ahead of second-place Okaw Valley (73) and third-place Cumberland (90).
At the annual high school golf tournament in her son’s name, Janet Wells brings a posterboard and a message. That way participants “know who (Sam) was and what he looked like,” she said.