2017 has been a banner year for Hart; his memoir I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons debuted at Number One on the New York Times Bestseller list. To close 2017, Kevin will appear in the Sony reboot of the classic film Jumanji alongside Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black. Hart’s newest business venture is his digital platform the LOL NETWORK – Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform network founded by Hart in partnership global content leader Lionsgate.
The Rumble in the Land of Lincoln is the premiere Class A Dual Meet Wrestling Tournament co-hosted by Auburn Li’L Trojan Wrestling Club and Petersburg PORTA Wrestling.
It is a two day 45 team tournament. The first day will consist of 8 pools of 5 to see who the top 8 teams are. From there seeding criteria will be used to fill their 32 team championship tournament and their 10 team consolation tournament on day two.
The goal for this tournament is to bring the best teams Class A has to offer to Central Illinois and battle it out to see who is #1.
The worldwide icons synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment – the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their show to the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfieldas part of their 2017 World Tour.
The Globetrotters are continuing an epic 2017 season as they prepare to bring their awe-inspiring talents to Springfield. This season alone, the Globetrotters conquered incredible feats like, breaking nine Guinness World Records in a single day and netting the highest basketball shot ever recorded in North American from staggering 583-feet in the air from the Tower of Americas in San Antonio.
With star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister, Ace Jackson and Hoops Green – the Globetrotters’ show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.
Tickets start at $20.00 and can be purchased at harlemglobetrotters.com, ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 or the BOS Center box office.
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 90 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. The American Red Cross is the official charity of the Harlem Globetrotters. Sponsored by Entenmann’s Donuts ®, Ticket Galaxy and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.
The 53rd IASA Annual Conference will bring 600 attendees to the heart of downtown Springfield. The conference offers a unique opportunity for professional development and networking with other school leaders from across the state.
BRING YOUR KIDS! FREE FIDGET SPINNERS, PHOTOS WITH THE FARMERS SPONSORED RACE CAR, AND MANY MORE GIVEAWAYS.
Todd Hembrough Farmers Insurance and Jacob Hainsfurther Farmers Insurance will have the biggest and best booth at the 2017 Kidz Expo presented by the State Journal-Register. Vendors and free things for kids to do like face painting, obstacle courses, and a fan photo with Peyton List.