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Urbana vs. Centennial baseball highlights

Video highlights from a prep baseball game between Urbana and Centennial at Prairie Park on April 10, 2019, with postgame reaction from Chargers coach Ryan Remole and athlete Eric Hall.

'A love letter to this community'

Check out highlights of Ebertfest's opening night, including words from co-founder Chaz Ebert, the longest-serving usher, and more.

Danville at Champaign Central baseball highlights

Video highlights from a prep baseball game between Danville and Champaign Central at McKinley Field on April 9, 2019, with postgame reaction from Maroons coach John Staab and athlete Jake Meyer, as well as Vikings coach Michael Dokey.

Navarro excited for opportunity at Illinois

Wide receiver Donny Navarro discusses his move from Valparaiso to Illinois, how wide receivers coach Andrew Hayes-Stoker and offensive coordinator Rod Smith have helped him and what he brings to the Illini offense he's continuing to learn.

Steady progress is Illini's spring goal

Illinois linebacker Milo Eifler and running back Dre Brown discuss the progress the Illini have made so far this spring and what they still need to accomplish.

Recruiting momentum on Illinois' side

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses how recruiting is going, what his new assistants have brought in that regard and how having 2019 signees sharing the message with potential recruits has helped.

VIDEO: Take a tour of Krannert Center

Krannert Center Co-Director of Patron Services Nick Puddicombe took the News-Gazette on a tour of the center and its four theaters. Patrons can come to Krannert Center weekly to receive a similar tour.

Brown good with position switch

Illinois redshirt freshman Verdis Brown discusses his position switch from defensive tackle to offensive guard and the help he's gotten from fellow lineman Kendrick Green and Illini offensive line coach Bob McClain before Bobby Roundtree breaks down the Illinois defensive line and what the Class of 2019 might bring to the Illini.

Friday on the Farm with Kris Ehler

Each Friday, ag reporter Ben Zigterman interviews a local farmer about what's going on in the industry. This week, he interviewed Kris Ehler, who farms near Thomasboro, about why he didn't plant soybeans early this year.

Big weekend for Illini

Illinois coach Lovie Smith talks about the big weekend for the Illini — from moms weekend to a big group of recruits coming for Saturday's open practice. He also touches on progress this spring and a positition switch for Verdis Brown from defensive tackle to offensive line.