5 years ago (2017): Bloomington High School senior Dazon Farris was named to the first team of the Associated Press Class 3A All-State team. F…
Four others received honorable mention.
IWU faces North Central in the tournament semifinals Friday at 7 p.m.
The question is whether a letdown is in order, especially given the fact that teams who beat a Bill Belichick-coached team at Foxborough are 0-4 straight up and against the spread in their next games the past two seasons.
Prairie Central led the way for Pantagraph area teams.
The month of November will engineer in two sports for the boys, one on the hardcourt and the other on the mats. Below is a synopsis of each wi…
Monday is the first day squads could take to the court for games. That includes all three area teams. The following is a capsule took at each:
"It is surreal to look back and to listen to people read off the accomplishments that not only I was able to do but we were able to do as a team."
Both Eureka and Fieldcrest have lots of starting positions open on the cusp of the start of a new season. Football returns to the fall portion…
Roanoke-Benson and Eureka face off in a little less than nine hours in the county seat, while Fieldcrest gets going this weekend. The sport is…
The National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that Illini legends Moe Gardner, Kevin Hardy and Simeon Rice are on the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame ballot.
Ryann Anderson scored both of Normal Community High School's goals as the Iron tied Peoria Notre Dame, 2-2, at Peoria on Saturday in a match b…
For the second year in a row, Illinois State offensive tackle Drew Himmelman has earned first-team All-America honors on both the Associated P…
Five Pantagraph Area players are first team all-staters.
Despite playing just four games, Illinois State's Drew Himmelman and John Ridgeway have been selected among the Missouri Valley's best.
The Associated Press All-America men’s basketball team with statistics through regular-season and conference tournaments:
Kendrick Green can thank his brother for posting a photo of a sixth-grade version of himself, all smiles and holding a basketball next to Shaun Livingston.
The Titans finished with only 19 sacks this season — only the Bengals and Jaguars had fewer. Basham is a strong, athletic, productive pass rusher who can disrupt an offense. He had 11 sacks and 18 tackles for loss as a first-team All-ACC selection in 2019 and opened 2020 with a sack in each of his first five games. Top needs: OT, WR, Edge
Occasionally Owen Carney Jr. will peek his head around to see if the rest of the defense cracks a smile.
The college basketball season is set to begin in 16 days.
Other families have had three brothers play in the NFL, but no family has done it better than the Watts. The Pewaukee natives played at UW — J.J. (above left) and T.J. were all-Americans — before embarking on their NFL careers. A defensive end for the Houston Texans, J.J. is a three-time NFL defensive player of the year and a five-time first-team All-Pro. He was Sports Illustrated's Co-Sportsperson of the Year in 2017 after he raised $37 million to help Houston recover after Hurricane Harvey. T.J. made first-team All-Pro at outside linebacker last season, his third in the NFL. Derek (above right) is a sturdy blocking fullback who will join T.J. on the Pittsburgh Steelers this season.