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Colin's Best of the Bunch: Dec. 11

Each week, prep sports coordinator Colin Likas unveils his Teams of the Week. Topping this week's list ... Mahomet-Seymour wresting.

Those Who Served: Matthew Peek

Champaign attorney Matthew Peek recalls the scariest flight he ever took while serving in the Air Force.

Wired In: Ryan Nolan

Ryan Nolan, an executive at PhotoniCare, talks about his company's inexpensive device for checking ear infections on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at the News-Gazette's offices in downtown Champaign.

Underwood: 'More frustrated than anything'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down the Illini's 89-82 loss to UNLV late Saturday in Las Vegas.

Finke: 'We're right there'

Illinois redshirt junior forward Michael Finke and junior guard Aaron Jordan discuss the main theme of Saturday's loss to UNLV — fouling.

VIDEO: Jeff Finke Postgame, Central-Danville Boys' Basketball

Coach Jeff Finke's postgame reaction, along with a few highlights, after Champaign Central's boys' basketball victory over Danville on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

VIDEO: Centennial Choir tours Champaign with Caning Day carols

The Centennial Expressions Choir toured Champaign on Friday, singing Christmas carols and handing out thousands of candy canes to 22 different locations around town. 

VIDEO: Pancho Moore Postgame, Centennial-Central Girls' Basketball

Champaign Central girls' basketball coach Pancho Moore talks about his team's 49-33 victory over Big 12 Conference and crosstown rival Centennial on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

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.