Big games are always preceded by big-time hype.
I can't imagine working a job where I do the same things over and over, day after day, week after week, month after month and year after year.
I had the good fortune to start covering high school football games for a daily newspaper as a teen-aged college student.
Covering high school athletics has helped me become something of a fashion guru.
By my count, there were 124 non-punting plays from scrimmage Friday night as Urbana edged Danville 35-34 in a Big 12 Conference season-opening football game.