Darius Beane does not sugarcoat the story of his first basketball game.Beane told
the Southeast Illinois News that his first memory of basketball was playing
while in the fourth grade. However, he did not take it seriously at that time.
Track-and-field Olympian and national champion Connie Price-Smith, a former Southern Illinois athlete and coach, will be inducted into the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame Nov. 3 in New York City, siusalukis.com reported.