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Top softball teams: Fisher at No. 3

Matt Daniels talks with Toree Stalter of Fisher, the Number 3 area softball team.

MJ's Minute, March 25, 2015

College basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson weighs in on the recruitment of Marcus LoVett — and the impact his arrival would have on the Illini.

Who's that Illini? Wa_y_e M_Cl_in

One of the best coaches in IHSA history, he also made an impact at the UI, which won 70 percent of the time he was on the bench.

Top baseball teams: Central at No. 1

Matt Daniels talks with Connor Mapes of Champaign Central, the No. 1 area baseball team in our preseason poll.

Top baseball teams: Mahomet-Seymour at No. 2

Matt Daniels talks with Jack Rettig of Mahomet-Seymour, the Number 2 area baseball team.

This week in Illini history: Let the good times roll

When Frank Williams ('01) and Nick Anderson ('89) helped the Illini reach the Elite Eight.

Top baseball teams: St. Joseph-Ogden at No. 3

Matt Daniels talks with Cole Berry of St. Joseph-Ogden, the No. 3 area baseball team in our preseason poll.

Rick Nelson: News-Gazette Farm Leader of the Year

Rick Nelson - 2014 News-Gazette Farm Leader of the Year.

Every year since 1971, The News-Gazette has honored an East Central
Illinois farmer who excels in the agriculture industry. Chosen by their
peers, the Farm Leader of ther Year is honored at a yearly banquet
attended by business and agriculture leaders, as well as past award
recipients.

Ukulele Club

Members of a local ukulele club gather to practice old favorites, like Old McDonald and Edelweiss, at Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. 

Those Who Served: Jim Moffitt

Jim Moffitt, an Army veteran of both WWII and Korean wars, shares stories about his time working as a co-pilot aboard a B-25J,  seen in the photo,  and his time working as a dentist in Korea.