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Illinois ready for Friday night lights

Illinois coach Lovie Smith reflects on Saturday's loss to South Florida, looks ahead to playing No. 10 Penn State on Friday night and discusses how his defense is faring in the takeaway battle.

Cubbie Conversation, Sept. 17, 2018

The offense struggles continue. But at 87-62, the Cubs remain on track to win their division. 'We're in good shape,' our J.J. Lockwood says. Just think how good it'll be if, say, Kris Bryant finally hits another home run.

Crime Stoppers: John Deere theft

On the morning of Thursday, Sept. 13, officers were sent to AHW LLC, the John Deere dealership at 314 N. Cottonwood Road. The learned that the night before, someone forced entry to the property and stole a white 2012 Chevrolet Silverado delivery truck with the name "John Deere" and initials "AHW" on the side. Also stolen was a green John Deere Gator utility vehicle.

Confidence still high after loss

Illinois linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips, kicker Chase McLaughlin and offensive lineman Nick Allegretti discuss the Illini's 25-19 loss to South Florida on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Illini lose 'tough' game in Chicago

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down his team's 25-19 loss to South Florida at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Unity at St. Joseph-Ogden football highlights

Video highlights from a prep football game between Unity and St. Joseph-Ogden, with postgame reaction from Spartans coach Shawn Skinner and Rockets coach Scott Hamilton.

Colin Likas' Helmet Stickers: Week 4 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas' latest edition of Helmet Stickers honors athletes from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, Oakwood, Argenta-Oreana, Watseka and St. Joseph-Ogden.

Friday on the Farm with D.K. Lee

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's going on in the farming community. This week, he interviewed D.K. Lee, a University of Illinois associate professor, about a $5 million grant he and others received to study different varieties of switchgrass and how they can be optimized for biofuel.

Illini defense will be tested by USF

Illinois defensive lineman Jamal Woods discusses the Illini's improved run defense last week and the importance of an even better performance Saturday against South Florida before safety Michael Marchese breaks down the challenge the Bulls — and quarterback Blake Barnett — will present and how the Illini walk-ons have played.

Mattoon at Mahomet-Seymour boys' soccer highlights

Video highlights from a high school boys' soccer match between Mattoon and Mahomet-Seymour on Sept. 11, 2018, with postgame reaction from Bulldogs coach Jeremy Davis and athlete Austin Carr, as well as Green Wave leader Ryan Ghere.