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MJs Minute: Kam Fry

Kam Fry is a 2011 Urbana High graduate who played receiver for the Illini from 2013-15. These days, Fry has made fitness his profession, founding an organization called N.O.W. (Nothing Over Will) and working with another initiative called Project Athletes that introduces area kids to fitness. Fry stopped by The News-Gazette for a talk with our Marcus Jackson to chat.

Illini Preview: 'Expecting a fight'

Hear from several Illini, as Maverick Morgan discusses Tuesday's matchup with No. 21 Purdue and Tracy Abrams touches on his struggles of late. Then, Leron Black shares some thoughts on going up against the Boilermakers' Caleb Swanigan, while Te'Jon Lucas talks about learning from his mistakes.

N-G Top 10: Boys' Basketball Week 8

A big weekend for Thad Matta. First, his Ohio State Buckeyes surprised Michigan State on Sunday. A day later, his alma mater moved to No. 1 in our rankings. Congratulations, Hoopeston Area. The latest courtesy sports editor Matt Daniels.


Illini Recap: 'All in all, just disappointing'

Hear from Illinois coach John Groce and Illini seniors Malcolm Hill and Maverick Morgan along with Maryland coach Mark Turgeon after the Terrapins victory at State Farm Center.

Richey: Offense goes cold in loss

Beat writer Scott Richey gives a quick rundown on Illinois' 62-56 loss to Maryland on Saturday at State Farm Center.

Illini Preview: 'Make sure our defense is way better'

Illinois coach John Groce touches once more on the Illini's win against Michigan before diving into a look at the challenge Maryland will present Saturday. Malcolm Hill highlights how Te'Jon Lucas impacts the team, while Lucas discusses defense against the Terrapins and Maverick Morgan details his progression between last season and this season.

Video: Fall Postseason Highlights

Re-live St. Joseph-Ogden's run to the state championship, Mahomet-Seymour boys' cross country's historic state meet, Ema Rajic's record-breaking day and more of the area's biggest postseason highlights.

State final TV footage/commentary: Courtesy IHSA

VIDEO: No one hurt in Tolono house fire

Firefighters work to contain a blaze Thursday at 211 W. Linden St., Tolono. Tolono firefighters were assisted by crews from Savoy, Pesotum, Philo and Sadorus. Tolono Assistant Fire Chief Chris Humer said there were no injuries, but the garage and part of the house were destroyed. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

CPD on arrest in Rakim Vineyard murder

Champaign Police press conference held to update the public on the July 2014 homicide investigation of Rakim Vineyard, and the arrests of Joshu'ah K. Young, of Urbana, wanted for Vineyard's murder, and his friend Tyrone Franklin, wanted for the November murder of Robert Lee Brown in Urbana. 

Illini Recap: 'That was good for tonight'

Illinois coach John Groce discusses his team's victory against Michigan that moved the Illini to 2-2 in the Big Ten with Maryland headed to Champaign on Saturday. Maverick Morgan shares what Te'Jon Lucas and Kipper Nichols bring to the court, while the two Illini freshmen highlight what they feel their roles will be moving forward.