More than 70 area high school students worked alongside N-G Media engineer Ed Bond to produce 10-second promotions for local programming, from “Penny For Your Thoughts” to “ServPro Prep Football Confidential.” They sounded terrific.
While the Cubs are still trying to build on the success of ending their World Series drought, while the Cardinals are struggling to keep up with their NL rivals.
As recently as 'a month or six weeks ago, we thought we were going to announce hockey,' the athletic director said, but 'there have been a few things that have popped up at the 11th hour.'
News-Gazette copy editor Joe Vozzelli Jr. caught up with the Mattoon native before he tries to win his third straight UI Open, which begins Saturday.
How much of a St. Louis Blues fan is Jeremiah Cox of Mahomet (right)? Enough that the music director at Quest Church in Urbana made the trip to Enterprise Center for the watch party for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.
With the constant rain over the last few days, the fields on the UI campus at the intersection of Florida and Lincoln avenues, where they planned on holding many of the games, were unplayable. So it was back to the drawing board.
Craig Virgin, a former cross-country and 10,000-meter world champion who was at Thursday's Illinois Marathon Health & Fitness Expo alongside copies of his biography, said the race is 'a total package.'
As the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon builds a reputation among elite runners, the race directors are beginning to pull out the stops to make the race as professional as possible and avert disasters.
Asked to put into words what life's been like since winning the Boston Marathon, Champaign resident Daniel Romanchuk, back in town to close on a house, settled on just one: 'Busy.'
The 6-0 vote doesn't set aside that money, but indicates to the city of Champaign and the developer, Core Spaces, how much it plans to contribute to the project, which includes a major expansion of the 20-year-old Illinois Terminal.
'There's no other place in the country where there’s the coaching and the staff combination that there is at Illinois,' said Parkland student Daniel Romanchuk, who set the American record in the men's wheelchair race and become the youngest winner ever.
On April 2, the Twitterverse was graced with a new account:@lincoln_prairie.Its first tweet was a simple one, reading "Welcome to the Lincoln Prairie Conference!" and containing two images displaying what exactly this introduction meant.
Fifteen members of the present-day Little Okaw Valley Conference now have a new banner under which they’ll compete moving forward.Starting with the 2019-2020 school year, these institutions will be part of the Lincoln Prairie Conference. League president Matthew Shoaff, Okaw Valley’s principal, announced the title through a Tuesday press release.
Seven relatives of sophomore Kyle Jankowski, who made the All Rookie Team last year and is an Academic All-American, were in Champaign this weekend to take in the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.
The UI's men's and women's wheelchair-basketball team traded the Activities and Recreation Center for the State Farm Center on Thursday for the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.
On March 4 in Springfield, the Champaign-Urbana Chiefs won their second-consecutive Lincoln Land High School Hockey League championship, defeating Bloomington 1 by a score fo 6-1 to cap an 18-0-2 season.
'Because of that experience, we were set up to tackle the world,' said member Richard Feltes. 'I have nothing but great things to say about Illinois and the boost it gave to me.'
By a 6-0 vote, trustees on Thursday approved naming it after longtime administrator Dick Shockey, who brought the NJCAA's Division II national basketball tournament to town in 1993 and served as its director until his death in November.
More than 700 young archers have registered for the Schweighart Shootout today and Saturday at Jefferson Middle School and the Champaign Park District's Leonhard Center.