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What's Cool on Campus? Charlie Young and Illinois baseball analytics

Charlie Young is no typical college sophomore.

The Illinois computer science and astronomy major, who will embark on his second analytics internship with an MLB team this summer, is working with graduate student Kameron Wells and professor emeritus Alan Nathan to try to revolutionize the way the Illini baseball team captures and analyzes data.

Colin's Best Of The Bunch: April 23, 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas breaks down the local high school sports scene while providing plaudits for athletes from Danville, Oakwood, Tuscola, Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin and more.

Cubbie Conversation, April 23, 2018

Bad news, Cardinals fans: 'You're not going to face Cincinnati once a week all season.' That's the word from J.J. Lockwood, who promises the Cubs are about catch fire. 'We're fine,' he says. 'I love where we are.'

VIDEO: St. Thomas More At Mahomet-Seymour Girls' Soccer Highlights

Video highlights from a girls' soccer match between St. Thomas More and Mahomet-Seymour on Friday, April 20, 2018, with postgame reaction from Bulldogs coach Joey Gruner, M-S senior Meredith Johnson-Monfort and Sabers coach James Johnson.

VIDEO: Pontiac At St. Joseph-Ogden Softball Highlights

Video highlights from a softball game between Pontiac and St. Joseph-Ogden on Thursday, April 19, 2018, with postgame reaction from Spartans coach Randy Wolken and sophomore Bailey Dowling.

Friday on the Farm with Jared Aden

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks in with an area farmer. This week he caught up with Jared Aden, of St. Joseph, who recently won the national title in the Precision Agriculture Specialist competition in Louisville, Kentucky. 

The Locker Room With ... St. Joseph-Ogden Baseball

Preps coordinator Colin Likas returns with The Locker Room, breaking down the baseball season thus far with St. Joseph-Ogden coach Josh Haley and senior athletes Tyler Slagley and Jake Schlueter.

Office Hours with Aldo: Jesse Ribot

Staff writer Aldo Toledo's series looking at the offices of local professors continues with Jesse Ribot, professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science, at his office in the Natural History Building.

Virginia Theatre tour on Ebertfest's opening day

Mitch Marlow took The News-Gazette on a tour of Virginia Theatre before Wednesday's opening night of Ebertfest.

Ebertfest: 'The Fugitive' and 'Belle' directors on 'Penny'

'The Fugitive' director and University of Illinois graduate Andy Davis joined Brian Barnhart on 'Penny For Your Thoughts' on Wednesday morning ahead of his movie's 7 p.m. screening at Ebertfest. 'Belle' director Amma Asante also joined, as did Festival Director Nate Kohn.