We don't know who is responsible for the scheduling of football games in the Vermilion Valley Conference, but that person deserves a rousing ovation.
How did you spend your Saturday? Watching another last-second Illini football loss? Maybe you were attacking the leaves in your gutters?
Five is the magic number, but it might not be the correct number.
Area radio stations do a great job of providing play-by-play of their local high school football, basketball and, occasionally, volleyball games.
Fans who were a minute late to Friday night's football game at Danville's Whitesell Field missed a lot.
I'm often asked why the articles in the newspaper the day after events I cover have only a limited about of detail about the particular game itself.
It seems there is seldom a game that passes -- whatever the sport -- where the men or women officiating the game are not criticized for a call, or lack therof.
An awesome statistical night by itself doesn't make a performance sensational.
There is a special appeal in traveling to the smaller high schools in our area for athletic events.