Racing at Shady Bowl

Racing at Shady Bowl

Chad Poole (pictured) claimed victory in the modifieds last Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway. This Saturday night, Shady Bowl will host the 67-la...

July 30th, 2015 |  


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 |