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Championship Week Pt. 1: Tuscola football prepares for state championship

Throughout the week leading up to the Class 1A state championship game, Tuscola football coach Andy Romine allowed The News-Gazette access to his team's practices, meals, its weekly Wiffle ball game and the locker room as the Warriors prepared to take on Lena-Winslow in the state championship game.

Check out how the Warriors prepared for the game in Part 1 of the two-part series.

SJ-O grad delivers stockings to teens in hospital

For the last two Christmases, St. Joseph-Ogden graduate Whitney Setterdahl, now an Illinois junior, has delivered Christmas stockings filled with gifts to teenagers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. 

Hear from Setterdahl and follow her as she picks out gifts and packs stockings in the video below.

Championship Week Pt. 2: Tuscola takes on Lena-Winslow in the 1A state title

Throughout the week leading up to the state championship game, the Tuscola football team allowed the News-Gazette behind-the-scenes access. 

In Part 2 of the two-part series, check out game highlights and reaction.

 

Broadcast footage and commentary courtesy IHSA

The Locker Room With ... Mahomet-Seymour Wrestling

The Locker Room is a weekly segment introducing the area to some local prep athletes and coaches. This week's guests are from the Mahomet-Seymour wrestling team.

VIDEO: Brian Brooks Postgame: Cissna Park-St. Joseph-Ogden Boys' Basketball

St. Joseph-Ogden boys' basketball coach Brian Brooks spoke following his team's win over Cissna Park in the Leader Classic title game, allowing his team to defend the championship.

Game of the Week: Cissna Park at St. Joseph-Ogden boys' basketball

Check out highlights from Wednesday's de-facto Leader Classic final between St. Joseph-Ogden and Cissna Park.

VIDEO: Johnny Dawson Postgame, Monticello-PBL Boys' Basketball

Monticello boys' basketball player Johnny Dawson reacts to his team's 66-39 victory over Paxton-Buckley-Loda on the road Tuesday, Dec. 19.

VIDEO: Braden Heil Postgame, Unity-Rantoul Girls' Basketball

Unity girls' basketball coach Braden Heil comments on his team's road victory over Illini Prairie Conference foe Rantoul on Monday, Dec. 18.

Colin's Best of the Bunch: Dec. 18, 2017

Check out Colin Likas's top five teams of the week in this edition of Best of the Bunch.

Getting Personal: Danielle Bender

Danielle Bender, winner of the 2017 Dancing With the Champaign-Urbana Stars, talks about how a fun bike ride caused her to change training plans with her dance instructor.