Places Known For

team plays


Drummondville

, founded in 1982. The team plays its home games at Centre Marcel Dionne. Drummondville also has another arena, Olympia Yvan-Cournoyer. Drummondville and Victoriaville co-hosted the 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge. Prior to the Voltigeurs, Drummondville was home to the Drummondville Rangers of the QMJHL from 1969 to 1974. Drummondville also was host to several baseball teams in the Quebec Provincial League (Provincial League (baseball minor league)) in the 1940s

. The team plays its home games at the Centre Marcel Dionne. They have won the league's President's Cup (President's Cup (QMJHL)) only once, in 2009. The team has participated in the Memorial Cup tournament once, in 1985, when they were the host team. They managed to make it to the cup final but lost to the Prince Albert Raiders. The Jacques Plante Arena only hosted the first two games of the tournament, as the arena has a large number of support columns in the seating area that made


Hadera

, Maccabi Hadera (Maccabi Hadera (women's basketball))'s women's basketball team plays in second tier Liga Leumit (Israeli Female Basketball Liga Leumit), while the club's Maccabi Hadera (Maccabi Hadera B.C.) men's basketball team plays in third tier Liga Artzit (Liga Artzit (basketball)). Notable residents *Shlomo Gronich, musician *Sarit Hadad, singer *Alon Stein, basketball player Twin towns — Sister cities !-- PLEASE


Champaign-Decatur CSA

) Memorial Stadium and the State Farm Center (Assembly Hall (Champaign)), formerly the Assembly Hall) are located in the south-east portion of Champaign. Memorial Stadium is a football (American football) arena where the Fighting Illini (Illinois Fighting Illini) football team plays, and the State Farm Center is the home of the highly successful Fighting Illini (Illinois Fighting Illini) basketball team. The NFL's Chicago Bears played in Memorial Stadium for the 2002 season while Soldier Field was being modernized and refurbished. The city of Champaign has been working with the Frontier League to create a privately owned professional baseball team. The team was scheduled to start playing in the 2009 baseball season, but was delayed in 2008 to the 2010 season at the earliest. Minor League Team in C-U Delayed IlliniHQ.com. September 3, 2008. Accessed October 28, 2009. Since then however, there has been no development on the matter. The University of Illinois hosted the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Tennis Championships in May at the Kahn Outdoor Tennis Complex next to the Atkins Tennis Center and Eichelberger Field just south of Florida Avenue in Urbana (Urbana, Illinois). The Illini Men's Tennis team won the 2003 NCAA tennis championships and is highly ranked nationally. Notable people The following people are from the Champaign–Urbana Metropolitan Area or attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: *Marc Andreessen, software engineer; co-writer of the Internet browser Mosaic (Mosaic (web browser)) *John Bardeen, two-time Nobel Prize winner in Physics *Bonnie Blair, Olympic (Olympic Games) speedskater (long track speed skating) *Braid (Braid (band)), rock group *Dick Butkus, hall of fame NFL football player, played for U of I *Iris Chang, book author, historian *Roger Ebert, film critic *Dave Eggers, writer *Elsinore (Elsinore (band)), indie group *David Foster Wallace, writer *Jennie Garth, actress, director *Red Grange, Illinois football RB, Chicago Bears RB, NFL Hall of Famer, #1 Big Ten Icon *Steven Hager, founder of the Cannabis Cup, editor-in-chief of High Times magazine *Erika Harold, Miss America 2003 *Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy (Playboy Magazine) *Nick Holonyak, Jr. (Nick Holonyak), inventor of the visible light-emitting diode *Hum (Hum (band)), rock group *Jimmy John, owner of the sandwich chain Jimmy Johns *Robert L. Johnson, Creator of BET *Alison Krauss, bluegrass singer *Jonathan Kuck, Olympic speed skater *Don Laz, Olympic (Olympic Games) Pole Vault Helsinki Silver Medalist *Ang Lee, filmmaker *Ludacris, rapper *Jack McDuff, jazz organist and organ trio bandleader *Nina Paley, cartoonist, illustrator, and blogger *Katherine Reutter, Olympic (Olympic Games) speed skater *Hamilton O. Smith, won Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978 *REO Speedwagon, rock group *Starcastle, progressive rock group *David Ogden Stiers attended high school in Urbana (with Roger Ebert) *Thelma Strabel, novelist *James Tobin, won Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1981. *George Will, political columnist *Timothy Zahn, Hugo-award-winning author attended U of I and began his writing career there *Blake Schilb, an American professional basketball player *The Red Hot Valentines, a power-pop band Notes External links Category:Metropolitan areas of Illinois Category:Geography of Champaign County, Illinois Category:Geography of Ford County, Illinois Category:Geography of Piatt County, Illinois Category:Geography of Macon County, Illinois Category:Regions of Illinois


Monastir, Tunisia

Monastirienne in 1942. The new name reflects the union between Ruspina Sports and other clubs in town (swimming, petanque, etc.) and the Nationalists union of Monastir (like Mustapha Ben Jannet). The team plays in blue and white colors, on its own Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium (Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet) (capacity of 20,000). They train in the El Moraudi club hotel port El Kantaoui.


Fontvieille, Monaco

2 , the second tier of French football (Football in France). The team plays its home matches at the Stade Louis II located within Fontvieille. Monaco is managed by former Monaco player and Italian international (Italy national football team) Marco Simone and captained (Captain (association football)) by Ludovic Giuly. Simone works as manager in tandem with club sporting director Jean Petit. - MCM LNMC Monaco Heliport Fontvieille, Monaco Fontvieille


Karlstad

upright 175px The Home Terrace (Terrace (stadium)) in Löfbergs Lila Arena prior to match opening right thumb 175px Bandy (File:Tingvalla Isstadion.JPG) at Tingvalla Ice Stadium, with the former military barracks of the Värmland Regiment (Värmlands regemente) seen to the far right Ice hockey is a highly popular spectator sport in Karlstad. The most popular club is Färjestad BK. The team plays in the ''Swedish Hockey League'' (SHL, highest level) and their home arena

, Sweden league Elitserien '''Färjestad Bollklubb''' ( ; abbreviated as '''FBK''') is a Swedish (Sweden) professional ice hockey team based in Karlstad. Färjestad has had 18 Swedish Championship final appearances, winning nine times since Elitserien was started in 1975. The team plays in the highest Swedish league, and have done so since 1965. With their four latest Championship wins, they are the most successful Elitserien club of the 21st century


Victoriaville

in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The team is based out of Victoriaville, Quebec. The team plays its home games at the Colisée Desjardins. However, low attendance doomed the team to failure and they moved to Victoriaville in 1987, becoming the Victoriaville Tigres. - Digging.holes (:fr:Utilisateur:Digging.holes) (Discussion (:fr:Discussion_Utilisateur:Digging.holes)) Victoriaville, Bois-Francs Ottawa


Kemi

4. *'''Tornio-Haparanda Golf Club''' is an internationally known course which has holes starting and finishing in both Finland and Sweden. The course is approximately 20 minutes drive North in the City of Tornio. A round costs €30 in summer, while snow golf is also available in winter. *'''Kemi Kings''' football team plays their Division 1 games in the City centre football stadium.


Longview, Washington

Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The team plays at David Story Field on the Lower Columbia College campus. Cowlitz Black Bears Web Site Parks and recreation Image:LongviewSacajawea(Commons).jpg thumb left A former slough, Lake Sacajawea was created during the construction of Longview Longview has a variety of parks and recreation facilities. Longview Parks and Recreation


Tunja

basketball team called Patriotas that plays in the Saludcoop Invitational Cup. This team plays its matches in the Municipality Colosseum that has a capacity to 5,000 spectators. Sister cities thumb 280px Comuna 6 (Tunja) Northern zone, Tunja (File:Tunja norte.JPG) * : Toledo (Toledo, Spain) ref name


Copyright (C) 2015-2017 PlacesKnownFor.com
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017