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VIDEO: 2018 State Wrestling Finals Highlights

Eight local wrestlers competed in the 2018 state finals on Saturday, Feb. 17. Check out highlights from each match, with comments from the grapplers.

Colin's Best Of The Bunch: Feb. 19, 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas' latest Best of the Bunch includes plaudits for local boys' swimmers and divers, wrestlers and basketball players, as well as area girls' basketball athletes.

Underground Illinois: Walk through the tunnel between Huff Hall and the Armory

The weather is cold and foot-traffic is high in February on the Illinois campus. For the Illinois track team, that could be a problem, seeing as various facilities they use, including trainers and locker rooms, are located in Huff Hall and not at the Armory, where they practice in the winter.

Illinois football players surprise 9-year-old with cerebral palsy

The members of the Illinois football team climbed up to the top of State Farm Center to give gifts to Colton Rahn, a 9-year-old from Tuscola who has cerebral palsy.

Those Who Served: Gene Richards

Retired Army Maj. Gene Richards, now an assistant professor of Military Science at the University of Illinois, talks about his career during an interview at the News-Gazette building.


Behind 28 points from Leron Black, the Illinois men's basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 72-66 win over Nebraska, one of the hottest teams in the Big Ten. Check out the highlights here.

Underwood: 'Everything we have to be about'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's win against Nebraska before going deeper on the hustle play that defined the victory.

Frazier: 'Fight every night like that'

Illinois guard Trent Frazier discusses the Illini's win against Nebraska and the part Leron Black played in that, while the Illini forward gives credit to his teammates and breaks down his three-point shooting.

VIDEO: 2018 State Wrestling Championships Highlights, Days 1-2

Local highlights from the first two days of the 2018 state wrestling championships at State Farm Center on Feb. 15-16, 2018. Matches are preliminaries and semifinals.

Wired In: Nina Kshetry

Nina Kshetry talks aboout Ensaras Inc., her company that works with wastewater treatment, at her home Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Champaign.