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Kroner's Week 4 storylines: Receivers spark M-S

Bulldogs’ attack catches on

MAHOMET — Tom Kenney caught seven passes in varsity games during his sophomore season. He opened his junior year with one of the top-10 single-game performances in state history, with 17 receptions against Mount Zion. He hasn’t slowed down.

Central's Moore makes most of opportunity

CHAMPAIGN — Central’s Montrel Moore is a first down waiting to happen.

The 165-pound running back has burst onto the high school scene as a senior, eclipsing the 200-yard rushing mark in two of his first three games and gaining 125 in the other. He has averaged more than 10 yards for each of his first 46 carries.

Lee thinks Chargers still have what it takes

CHAMPAIGN — The plan for Centennial this year was to have  a Division I quarterback throwing to a Division  I wide receiver. That all changed when Jimmy Fitzgerald was lost for the season with an ACL injury.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Sabers triumph in tennis

In girls’ tennis

■ At Champaign. Mia Stipes, Caroline Waddell, Izzy Schmitt and Delany Tressler all won singles matches for St. Thomas More in its 7-2 win against Champaign Central. Stipes and Waddell teamed to win at No. 1 doubles. Maddie King and Tressler won at No. 2, and Sophia Sobeski teamed with Kayley Schacht at No. 3.

Asmussen: Louisville drops the ball

Each week, college football writer — and AP Top 25 and Heisman Trophy voter — BOB ASMUSSEN breaks it down

Team of the Week
Boston College

Coleman moves up hoops visit

Jalen Coleman, a four-star combo guard from Indiana’s La Lumiere Prep, is making his official visit to Illinois this weekend. Coleman initially was scheduled to visit on the weekend of Sept. 26, but the trip was moved up a week.

Illinois coach John Groce was in Indiana this week visiting with Coleman.

Prep football statistics after Week 3

RUSHING LEADERS
Player, School    Att    Yrds    TD    AVG
Schuring, A-L/A-H    44    563    6    12.8
M. Moore, Centrl    46    535    6    11.6

Sports Talk 9-17-14

Sports Talk 9-17-14: Play now!

Steve Kelly and Marcus Jackson talk Illini men's basketball recruiting, and they talk with Todd Lindsey from the Illini Quarterback Club.

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09-17-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast

09-17-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!

09-17-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast.  Fred Kroner, Matt Daniels and Scott Richey on all things High School sports in the past week.

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Chat: A Doral Moore update

During his chat today, beat writer Marcus Jackson weighed in on Doral Moore: