News-Gazette Videos

News-Gazette Videos

Game of the Week: Urbana-Rich East football

Despite a promising start, Urbana dropped its opener to Rich East, 36-6. Check out the highlights, including a few fantastic catches, here.

Metamora at Champaign Central football highlights

Video highlights from a football game between Metamora and Champaign Central on Aug. 24, 2018, with postgame reaction from Maroons coach Tim Turner and Redbirds coach Pat Ryan.

Colin Likas' Helmet Stickers: Week 1 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas offers his Week 1 prep football helmet stickers winners, with five individuals from five different area schools earning recognition.

COMING TONIGHT: Colin Likas returns to Helmet Stickers

Helmet Stickers 2018 begins tonight with the return of a local favorite.

Tempo key for Illinois offense

Illinois senior wide receiver Sam Mays breaks down the Illini offense after three weeks of training camp — it's all about tempo — while sophomore defensive end Isaiah Gay discusses the Illini defense putting more emphasis on stopping the run.

Friday on the Farm with Steve Stierwalt

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks in with a local farmer. This week he interviewed Steve Stierwalt, who farms near Sadorus, about the Saving Tomorrow's Agriculture Resources program to encourage sustainable farming methods.

Mahomet-Seymour at Centennial boys' soccer highlights

Video highlights from a boys' soccer match between Mahomet-Seymour and Centennial on Aug. 23, 2018, with postmatch reaction from Bulldogs coach Jeremy Davis and athlete Kadyn Jones, as well as Centennial coach Jim Meissen.

Illini thriving in new roles

Illinois redshirt junior breaks down his move from linebacker to wide receiver, while sophomore Michael Marchese discusses getting more opportunity at safety after playing on special teams as a true freshman in 2017.

Training camp winding down

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses his team as the Illini approach the end of their third week of training camp and how the players are ready for game week and the season opener against Kent State.

Illinois defense making strides in camp

Illinois linebacker Dele Harding highlights the growth in the Illini defense and how takeaways are still a major focus, while defensive tackle Tymir Oliver breaks down the defensive line, leading a young group and the ideal outcome against Kent State.