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News-Gazette Videos

Anthony Zilis's Helmet Stickers: Week 1

It's been a long wait, but Helmet Stickers are finally back. Big running and defensive performances dominated Week One, so runners and defenders were well-represented in this week's video.

NG Prep Football Video Tour: Centennial

Centennial brings back quarterback Chris Comet and receiver Jordan Williams, a Ball State commit, but returns just one starting offensive lineman from last year's playoff qualifier.

NG Prep Football Video Tour: St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More may have a small team, but they have talent. Quarterback DJ Lee returns better than ever after receiving a scholarship offer from Louisville this summer, and he'll do a little bit of everything for the Sabers this year.

NG Prep Football Video Tour: Champaign Central

Champaign Central comes back from a Class 5A semi-final run, but despite returning plenty of skill players, coach Nate Albaugh said his group feels like a young team.

Aerial tour: Urbana's McKinley Field

The News-Gazette aerial tour of high school football fields visits Urbana's McKinley Field. The field was named for William B.

Aerial tour: St. Joseph-Ogden's football field

The News-Gazette aerial tour of high school football fields visits St. Joseph-Ogden High School. Legendary coach Dick Duval led the Spartans for 28 seasons, with a 251-75 record. 

Richey on Roundball, Aug. 24, 2016

John Groce's Illini are versatile and — at least so far —healthy, which allows the coach to mix and match like never before. That's the word from beat writer Scott Richey. Need more? Ask Richey a question HERE and he'll answer during his weekly chat.

MJs Minute: Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson, who turned Illinois wrestling into a national power before taking the reins at the YMCA in Champaign, pays a visit to The News-Gazette studio to chat with Marcus Jackson about business growth, pushups and life after coaching.

Aerial tour: Monticello's football field

The News-Gazette aerial tour of high school football fields visits Monticello High School.

Cubbie Conversation: Aug. 22, 2016

Why's J.J. Lockwood wearing headphones? So he can listen to "Go, Cubs, Go!" over and over. Having the best record in baseball — and the NL MVP front-runner in the lineup — has our Cubs expert in a mighty good mood.