Wednesday's prep highlights: STM edges Uni High

In boys’ soccer

Journal revealed coach's fight

When Wayne McClain returned to Champaign-Urbana in the spring of 2013 after one season on Bruce Weber’s staff at Kansas State, it didn’t make sense to his son, Sergio.

AUDIO: Bruce Weber remembers Wayne McClain

Former Illini basketball coach Bruce Weber remembers Wayne McClain.

Audio provided by Kansas State athletics.

HS Soccer: STM vs. Uni High

St. Thomas More vs. Uni High in a Class 1A Soccer Regional game at St. Thomas More in Champaign on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.

Kroner: A closer look at state golf

Executive sports editor Fred Kroner takes a closer look at this weekend’s state golf tournaments:

Kroner's Week 8 storylines: Unity, SJ-O renew rivalry

TOLONO — Scott Hamilton remembers his first meeting with members of Unity’s football booster club 21 years ago.

“The comment was made, ‘We don’t care if you’re 1-8, if the one win is over St. Joe,’ ” Hamilton said.

Expectations have changed, but when the Rockets and Spartans play in football, it’s always a must-see contest.

Prep football statistics after Week 7

Player, School    Att    Yrds    TD    AVG
D. Powell, B-H    99    1201    11    12.1
M. Moore, Centrl    117    1157    10    9.9

Sports Talk 10-15-14

Sports Talk 10-15-14: Play now!

Steve Kelly and Matt Daniels talk with Jim Sheppard, GM of the Champaign Swarm basketball team.


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Twitter reaction to Wayne McClain's passing

Wayne McClain, who passed away Wednesday, affected many basketball players' lives through his legendary coaching career.

Klee: 'There's never been a better one'

Former News-Gazette basketball beat writer Paul Klee offered his thoughts on Wayne McClain today: