The wait is ongoing for area teams. Area players. Area coaches. Area parents. When will sports resume as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic? Good question. Until then, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those impacted by the pandemic in a variety of ways.
Panthers in new league for 2021-22 academic year after unanimous vote
Meet the N-G's first team, second team and honorable mention selections
Top athletes offer a few of their favorite items and what's on their bucket lists
They teamed up to guide the Maroons back to the top of the local sectional team championship chase
Our 'Kids Doing Good Things' emphasis in The News-Gazette — now in Year 4 — has been as uplifting to report as it has been to read. Nik Johnson provided a whopper this week.
'His legacy is here’s a kid that shows if you work hard you can be a great swimmer,' Maroons co-coach Dave Young said of senior athlete.
PAXTON — It wouldn’t have been the least bit unusual earlier this century to see Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s athletic teams squaring off against those of St. Joseph-Ogden and St. Thomas More.
Illini Prairie Conference officials are seeking a football-only member school, but they’re also leaving the door open for a school to join the league in all sports.
CHAMPAIGN — Swim, school, band, sleep, repeat. Then throw in some homework, extra practices and a part-time job lifeguarding at the YMCA.
This article will display all News-Gazette All-Area content from the 2019-2020 school year. It will be updated after the winter and spring athletic seasons as well.