Blue Knights earn NABC academic honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Urbana University men’s basketball team earned the 2014-15 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team A...

July 29th, 2015 |  


NFL Films a pleasure to work with

NFL Films a pleasure to work with

It was a pleasure having an NFL Films crew at my house earlier this week.The interview I did with them lasted about three hours, but the time seemed t...

July 29th, 2015 |  


NFL Films visits Champaign County

NFL Films visits Champaign County

NFL Films visited with Steve Stout on Tuesday to film a segment for an upcoming feature.Stout, the sports editor of the Urbana Daily Citizen and an av...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


UU’s Wallace is preseason All-American

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Urbana University senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace has been selected first team Preseason All-American by USA College Foo...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Smith claims Shatto Memorial

Smith claims Shatto Memorial

DeGRAFF – It was a rare sight for Shady Bowl Speedway fans Saturday night as the racing program played out before a sun-drenched crowd. The trac...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Shatto Memorial at Shady Bowl

Shatto Memorial at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – It has been a rough season for Shady Bowl Speedway fans, drivers and staff, as the track has suffered so many rainouts. But the weathe...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Cox joins UU basketball staff

Urbana University head women’s basketball coach Haley Ducey on Thursday announced the hiring of Markell Cox as a Blue Knights’ assistant c...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Kite wins at Springfield City Am

SPRINGFIELD – Kevin Kite, a 1977 Graham High School graduate, won the senior title at the Springfield City Amateur golf tournament last weekend....

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Legends Golf Classic was a hit

Legends Golf Classic was a hit

The annual Ned Garver/Dick LeBeau Legends Golf Classic at Mitchell Hills Club in Springfield was a big hit on Saturday.For the second straight year, U...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


UU signs deal with Under Armour

The Urbana University department of athletics announced a three-year partnership with Under Armour on Monday, recognizing the global performance brand...

July 20th, 2015 |