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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.

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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.

NG Prep Football Top 10: Week 9

The top-ranked Sages of Monticello are in line to complete their first unbeaten regular season since 1991. And Tuscola's second-year coach is in to complete another 9-0 run. The scoop from sports editor Matt Daniels.


Cubbie Conversation: Oct. 17, 2016

With the NLCS tied at 1-1 headed to Los Angeles, our Cubs expert isn't panicking. In fact,  he's studying tape of Rich Hill at this moment, confident the Cubs can bounce back after a listless Sunday night effort. Here's the latest from J.J. Lockwood.

Lovie gets first Big Ten win

Beat writer Matt Daniels gives a quick breakdown in the closing moments of the Illin's 24-7 win on Saturday at Rutgers, the first Big Ten win for Lovie Smith.

Anthony Zilis' 2016 Helmet Stickers: Week 8

This week on a dramatic edition of Helmet Stickers, we look at Monticello and Westville's conference clinching win, a couple of strong receiving nights, and a team that clinched a playoff berth.