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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.

VIDEO: Tim Lavin Postgame, Centennial-Urbana Boys' Basketball

Postgame reaction from Centennial boys' basketball coach Tim Lavin after his squad defeated Urbana 66-64 on the road Tuesday.

Classical guitarist Guido Sanchez-Portuguez

Hear a sample of the music of classical guitarist Guido Sanchez-Portuguez he will perform at his upcoming concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at  Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C. Admission: Free

Underwood: 'Tough night offensively'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's return to nonconference play and win against Austin Peay focusing primarily on how the Illini handled the Governors' familiar defensive pressure and what the locker room was like before the game.

Finke: 'Got to play with more energy'

Illinois forwards Michael Finke and Leron Black discuss the Illini's 64-57 victory against Austin Peay on Wednesday, with Finke talking about his offensive game and Black about needing to cut down on offensive fouls.

Game of the Week: Centennial at Urbana boys' basketball

Centennial looked like it would pull away late behind 21 points from Bryson Cowper, but Urbana nearly stole a victory at home before the Chargers pulled out a 66-64 win.