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Friday on the Farm, Dec. 8, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Holly Curia and Maggie Taylor of Delight Flower Farm, who talked about the wreaths they make during the winter. 

'This makes Christmas 10 times better'

After Dawn and Bobby Conner received custody of their grandchildren, 1-year-old Kalanie and 2-year-old Pamela, their life immediately changed. Dawn was forced to stop working because Kalanie, who was born premature at 25 weeks, needs constant care after undergoing several surgeries.

VIDEO: Tim Lavin Postgame, Centennial-Urbana Boys' Basketball

Postgame reaction from Centennial boys' basketball coach Tim Lavin after his squad defeated Urbana 66-64 on the road Tuesday.

Classical guitarist Guido Sanchez-Portuguez

Hear a sample of the music of classical guitarist Guido Sanchez-Portuguez he will perform at his upcoming concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at  Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C. Admission: Free

Underwood: 'Tough night offensively'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's return to nonconference play and win against Austin Peay focusing primarily on how the Illini handled the Governors' familiar defensive pressure and what the locker room was like before the game.

Finke: 'Got to play with more energy'

Illinois forwards Michael Finke and Leron Black discuss the Illini's 64-57 victory against Austin Peay on Wednesday, with Finke talking about his offensive game and Black about needing to cut down on offensive fouls.

Game of the Week: Centennial at Urbana boys' basketball

Centennial looked like it would pull away late behind 21 points from Bryson Cowper, but Urbana nearly stole a victory at home before the Chargers pulled out a 66-64 win.

Colin's Best of the Bunch: Dec. 4

Each week, prep sports coordinator Colin Likas unveils his Teams of the Week. Today, he sprinkles a few individual accolades into the mix.


A huge Illinois comeback ultimately turned into a crushing Big Ten defeat against Maryland. Check out all of the highlights here.

Underwood: 'That was self destruct mode late'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down Sunday night's 92-91 loss to Maryland at State Farm Center. It was the Illini's second Big Ten loss and third overall of the week after falling at Wake Forest and Northwestern.