News-Gazette Videos

News-Gazette Videos

2016 Prep Football Playoff Preview: Paxton-Buckley-Loda

Paxton-Buckley-Loda football coach Jeff Graham joins Helmet Stickers Guy to talk about his Panthers' first postseason opponent. Turns out he's willing to get Helmet Stickers on the air for the playoffs, too.

2016 Prep Football Playoff Preview: Westville Tigers

Westville football coach Guy Goodlove joins Helmet Stickers guy for a discussion about his undefeated Tigers squad — and attempting to get Helmet Stickers back on the air this postseason.

MJs Minute: Barry Houser

Marching Illini director Barry Houser and his band are busier than ever. But for a change, they'll get to enjoy Thanksgiving with the families. Here's more from his visit to our studios.

Cubs Farm Family

The entire family that runs Gooding Farms, near Sheldon, are lifelong Chicago Cubs fans.

NG Prep Football Top 10: Week 10

The first-round pairings are out. And many teams in our playoff Top 10 have the luxury of opening at home. Here's the latest from sports editor Matt Daniels.

Cubbie Conversation: Oct. 24, 2016

Like many Cubs fans, our J.J. Lockwood has family on his mind on the eve of the World Series. If only his dad got to see what played out at Wrigley Field on Saturday night.

We'd love to hear your Cubs story. Start here


Anthony Zilis' 2016 Helmet Stickers: Week 9

This week is the Helmet Stickers' video of Colin's dreams. One player made a season-saving interception, another set his school's rushing record, a Danville star scored eight touchdowns, a running back returned three touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns, and a quarterback threw for over 300 yards with a 75 percent completion percentage.

Oakwood High School 'Paint the Field Pink'

The Oakwood High School cheerleaders, wearing "Paint the Field Pink" shirts ahead of Friday's fundraising football game, cheered HASHTAG WIN loud enough to get noticed that they were locked out of the school after going outside in a muddy courtyard to be photographed. 

Getting Personal: John Dunkelberger

After working at the Urbana Free Library for nearly 30 years, John Dunkelberger keeps busy working at the Urbana Farmers Market and traveling the world. Here's part of our interview with John, the focus of Sunday's Getting Personal in The News-Gazette.

MJs Minute: Jerry Hester

For years, Jerry Hester either played or called Illinois basketball games. No longer associated with the program, the Pride of Peoria still has much to do with the UI. He visited our studios for a Q&A with Marcus Jackson.