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Game of the Week: STM-Uni High boys' soccer sectional title game

Uni High and St. Thomas More battled to the end in Friday's Class 1A Uni High Sectional title game. Check out the dramatic highlights here.

Prep football 2017: Week 9 Helmet Stickers

The final week of the regular season produced some memorable performances from area players. Sports editor Matt Daniels highlights five of those individuals as he hands out his weekly installment of helmet stickers. 

Friday on the Farm, Oct. 20, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman checks out what’s happening in the farming world. This week, he interviews Chance Riggins, curator of the Crop Evolution Laboratory Herbarium at the University of Illinois, which could lead to improved seeds for farmers in the future.

Arcola High School getting ready to celebrate 100 years

Arcola Superintendent Tom Mulligan talks about celebrating the high school's 100-year anniversary. 

Jones: 'Difference between pain and injury'

Illinois linebacker Julian Jones discusses the Illini's injury woes — particularly at his position — and the need for tougher run defense against Minnesota, while safety Bennett Williams talks takeaways and the defense's "next man up" philosophy.

Allegretti: 'Can't hide in that drill'

Illinois offensive lineman Nick Allegretti discusses the Illini offense starting practice with its version of the "Oklahoma Drill" on Tuesday. Plus, more from Chayce Crouch and Jeff George Jr. as Illinois prepares for Saturday's game at Minnesota.

McGee: 'Recognize the situations that are going on'

Illinois offensive coordinator Garrick McGee discusses the play of quarterback Jeff George Jr. and his young offensive line, while defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson touches on how the Illini defense has to finish more plays.

Smith: 'We need more'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses the state of his team — mired in a four-game losing streak — and Saturday's upcoming game at Minnesota during his weekly press conference at Memorial Stadium.

Cubbie Conversation, Oct. 16, 2017

Do you blame Joe Maddon for the Cubs trailing to Dodgers 2-0? J.J. Lockwood doesn't. 'I ride with Joe Maddon. You might want to back off the manager.' This week, Lockwood turns to Salt Fork football for inspiration as the NLCS comes to Wrigley Field.

Those Who Served: Jeffery Beightler

Hear from Jeffery Beightler, a 36-year veteran of the U.S. Army and National Guard talk about his time in Iraq.