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Cloyd gets shot at Huff

CHAMPAIGN — Lauren Cloyd is a familiar name in Champaign volleyball circles.

UI volleyball hammers Rutgers

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois has been able to sort of ease its way into each week of the season so far this fall. Sundays — at least for the past three weeks — have been travel days. The more formative preparation for the next weekend’s matches didn’t get underway until Tuesdays.

Tate: Success coming for UI basketball

The air is thin. Crank up the oxygen. Illini basketball has reached another breathless moment — so dizzying that it casts the upcoming season into the background.

We’ve been here before, with UI dreams too often shattered — setbacks dating to 1943 when the top-rated Whiz Kids were broken up by World War II service, and carrying through the decades.

SJ-O girls, Monticello boys win Spartan Classic

ST. JOSEPH — The 43-year-old Spartan Classic has enjoyed quite a run.

Kroner's memory lane: No. 45

This week’s edition can be called Coaching Capers.

Sunday conversation: Jake Snider

Champaign Central junior Jake Snider has had to make some serious decisions in the last few months — staying in Champaign after his dad, Eric, was named an assistant coach at Louisville and deciding the Cardinals were the team for him when it came to his coll

Nebraska Pregame 9-27-14

Nebraska Pregame 9-27-14: Play now!

Steve Kelly anchors our pregame coverage live from Lincoln, Nebraska.  He's joined by Matt Daniels, Brian Barnhart, Martin O'Donnell and assistant coach Greg Colby.

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Kroner's Top 10: Mahomet-Seymour, Tuscola climb into rankings

Unity stays at No. 5 after a 44-38 overtime triumph over Maroa-Forsyth on Friday, secured when quarterback Taylor White scored a walk-off touchdown after the Rockets’ defense kept the Trojans off the scoreboard on their first possession in OT.

High school football scoreboard, Sept. 26-27

Welcome back to FredZone, as in retiring executive sports editor Fred Kroner and a scoreboard that is updated every time points are put on the board in a game involving area teams.

Saturday SportsTalk 9-27-14

Saturday SportsTalk 9-27-14: Play now!

Steve Kelly is your host for Saturday SportsTalk 9-27-14. Ryan Easterling, Volleyball coach Kevin Hambly, Mike Thomas, Brian Barnhart, and Greg Sharpe are all a part of the show.

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