Paplham at Lake Land in 2019.
Lake Land College announces athletics postseason awards.
In April 2020, Mikayla Sirjord decided that she was going to transfer and play basketball for Lake Land College for her sophomore year and she went on Instagram to share the news.
The team's 53-49 victory over Johnson County Saturday night earned the Lakers the NJCAA Division 2 championship.
See photos of the teams arrival at Lake Land College
The welcoming was in honor of the team's 53-49 victory over Johnson County Saturday night, giving the Lakers the NJCAA Division 2 championship. The game took place in Hickory, North Carolina.
A welcome home event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Lake Land College to greet the returning national champion women's basketball team.
The Lake Land College women’s basketball team earned the No. 2 seed at the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Women’s Basketball Championship.
The National Junior College Athletic Association announced its adjusted plan for the fall sports, and winter sports. This affect volleyblal, men's basketblal and women's basketball at Lake Land. All three sports will start in January now.
Katie Nicholson, a speedy left-handed outfielder from Lake Land is going to continue her softball career at Eastern Illinois University and major in exercise science and business. Frankie Izard (Lake Land softball) and Ashlyn MacDonald (Mattoon grad who played volleyball at Lake Land) were named to the inaugural National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators team.
MATTOON — Julian Larry was promoted from assistant to head men's basketball coach by the Lake Land College Board of Trustees' May meeting.
Fearday averaged a team-leading 15.4 points for the 30-3 Lady Lakers, who had qualified for the NJCAA Division II tournament.
The Lake Land softball team has had players transfer to Division I teams in the Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference, but has never had a player sign to a team ranked in the top 10 until now.
CRYSTAL LAKE — Lake Land women's basketball coach Dave Johnson was named the Collegiate Co-Head Coach of the Year by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association.
Carsyn Fearday added another honor to her outstanding freshman season at Lake Land College.
MATTOON — The Lake Land women's basketball team had dreams of winning a national championship after advancing to the NJCAA Division II women’s basketball tournament.
CHARLOTTE, NC — Following the recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the National Junior College Athletic Association has cancelled all upcoming basketball championships as well as spring sports competition, effective immediately.
The Lake Land women's basketball team's run to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament has been put on hold.
One of the youngest Lake Land women’s basketball teams ever has exceled d in its defensive play as they are fifth in the nation in points allowed at just 53.1.
MATTOON -- A short time after noon on Tuesday a big scream went up in the Lake Land Fieldhouse from the Lake Land women's basketball team as they saw "Lake Land" on the screen (projected from a computer) during the National Junior College Athletic Association Divsion II National Tournament s…
Lake Land held GRAC heavyweight Wabash Valley to 24 points below its season average, but shot just 27 percent in a loss Wednesday night.
The No. 7 Lady Lakers have won four games in a row.
Dave Johnson, in his 19th season at Lake Land with a 452-249 record, has mastered his formula for navigating the short-term nature of junior college basketball: Be simple, flexible and challenging.
Lake Land men's and women's basketball traveled to Springfield for a doubleheader against Lincoln Land on Saturday.
Ex-Mattoon volleyball players were two of the five Lakers to earn GRAC postseason volleyball awards, which were announced Monday.
Oliver Dunn, an infielder on the Lake Land baseball team and native of Australia, was selected to play in the 2019 Southeast Asia Games.