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Preseason Top 10: Monticello at No. 7

Clay Becker, Monticello senior, talks about his team’s preseason No. 7 ranking in the N-G Top 10.

No. 7 is ... Monticello


We're unveiling our preseason Top 10 area football teams by video (thanks, senior Clay Becker) and story (thanks, Fred Kroner):

Why is Monticello No. 7?

Sports Talk 8-22-14

Sports Talk 8-22-14: Play now!

Brian Moline and Matt Daniels talk with new News-Gazette sports guru Scott Richey.

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Illinois 1 vs Notre Dame 3 Soccer

Illinois women take on Notre Dame in college soccer action at Illinois Soccer Stadium in Urbana on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Notre Dame won 3-1. 

Hope D'Addario - Notre Dame Postgame 8-22-14

Hope D'Addario - Notre Dame Postgame 8-22-14: Play now!

The sophomore defender talks with the media after the Illini fall to Notre Dame 3-1 in the season opener.

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Abby Elinsky - Notre Dame Postgame 8-22-14

Abby Elinsky - Notre Dame Postgame 8-22-14: Play now!

The Illinois Soccer freshman talks to the media about her first career goal and more after a 3-1 loss to Notre Dame.

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Janet Rayfield - Notre Dame Postgame 8-22-14

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Brian Moline talks with the Illinois Soccer head coach after a season-opening 3-1 loss to #16 Notre Dame.

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Groce on schedule, freshmen and roster additions

CHAMPAIGN — When Illinois' Big Ten basketball schedule was released Thursday, one of the first things that stands out is the start of the 18-game campaign that starts with road dates at conference powers Michigan and Ohio State before coming home to State Farm Center to face Maryland. Then it's back on the road to Nebraska and Northwestern.

Illinois Soccer Preview - Year One A.D. (After DiBernardo)

On the Illini

Urbana coach Nathan Watson, August, 2014

Urbana football coach Nathan watson looks ahead to the upcoming season.