April 18, 2015

Glazier Inducted Into IHSFCA Hall of Fame

It is Induction Day! St. Joseph-Ogden assistant football coach Bob Glazier has helped the Spartans reach more than 20 consecutive playoffs and five state final appearances starting in the fall of 1988.

April 9, 2015

Track Throwback, Favorites From 2011

It has been a long while since our last #TBT feature. This week, we bring four of our favorite photos from the 2011 track & field season from photos in the more than 58,000 image strong iphotonews.com photo gallery. You can search for more photos by name, year, school and more. Try it! Click here for more 2011 track & field photos on the PhotoNews Media website.

Lexxi Thompson turns on the speed

May 6, 2011 - St. Joseph, IL - St.Joseph-Ogden's Lexxi Thompson turns on the speed as she runs during her leg of the 4x200m run. The Spartans finished the race in 1:50.42. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley won this year's title. The School of St. Thomas More took second and host SJO finished in third place. Follow this link to see more pics of Thompson.

High jumper Carly Loeffel

May 21, 2011 - Charleston, IL - Cary-Grove high jumper Carly Loeffel arches over the bar at the 2011 Illinois High School Association State Track and Field Meet. The senior cleared 5'8 in the high jump to win this year's state title. A year earlier and four inches lower in her junior year, Loeffel finished in 5th place at the state meet. More PhotoNews photos of Loeffel.

Chelsea Blaase and Kathryn Boyer

May 6, 2011 - St. Joseph, IL - With St. Thomas More's Kathryn Boyer behind her, St. Joseph-Ogden's Chelsea Blaase tries to stay on the heals of the runner in front of her on the first lap of the 800m Run at the Lady Spartan Classic. Blaase finished with a time of 2:23.24 to take second place. Blaase, now an elite collegiate athlete, recently qualified to compete in the 10,000 at the USA Championships on June 25-28 in Eugene, OR.. Tennessee junior Chelsea Blaase broke her program-best mark in the women's 10,000 meters with a time of 32 minutes, 28.39 seconds at the Stanford Invitational. The record comes almost one year of the day the IHSA state champion in both cross-country and track ran 33:13.94 to beat the the Vols' record by almost 12 seconds. Check out our entire photo collection of Blaase from her prep career here.

Genevieve Harrington smiles as she celebrates her squad's finish

May 19, 2011 - Charleston, IL - Gen Harrington smiles as she celebrates her squad's finish in the 400-Meter Relay preliminary race at the 2011 Illinois High School Association state track and field meet. Finishing second in their heat, the Sabers' 4x4 squad turned in a school record 4:02.99 to advance to Saturday's finals. Click here to see more 2011 track photos.

Attention Tennis Racquet Stringers In Champaign County

This month with the start of Spring, TennisChampaign wants to put together a list of dependable #stringers in Champaign...

Posted by Tennis Champaign on Thursday, April 9, 2015

ISU Staff Remembered After Tragic Crash

Our prayers and condolences go out to the family and friens of Torrey Ward and Aaron Leetch. Bloomington Normal...

Posted by PhotoNews on Thursday, April 9, 2015

April 3, 2015

Amazing Ball Control

Put this in the category of amazing ball control. Here is a video that came across one of our social media feeds that we haven't seen before. Check out the mad skills with a soccer ball by these athletes. Is there anybody in Champaign-Urbana, male or female, who can pull off even half of these tricks? Let us know!