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Game of the Week: Central tops Unity for Regional Crown

Check out highlights from Champaign Central's third straight regional title, in which Unity put up a fight by winning the first set.

Friday on the Farm with John Reifsteck

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks in with a local farmer. This week he interviewed John Reifsteck, who farms between Champaign and Tolono, about how U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue ended up on his farm this week.

Champaign Central vs. Jacksonville boys' soccer highlights

Video highlights from a Class 2A Maroa-Forsyth boys' soccer sectional semifinal between Champaign Central and Jacksonville on Oct. 24, 2018, with postmatch reaction from Maroons coach Nick Clegg and athlete Peter Wagner, as well as Crimsons coach Evan Philpott.

VIDEO: Automation makes La Boheme a 'dance between technology and people'

The story of La Boheme revolves around four Bohemian artists.

Class 3A Unity volleyball regional semifinals highlights

Video highlights from the Class 3A Unity volleyball regional semifinals on Oct. 23, 2018, with postmatch reaction from Champaign Central coach Mike Deterding, Urbana coach Erika Mennig, Unity coach Kylie McCulley and athlete Lily Glanzer, and Mahomet-Seymour coach Stacey Buzicky.

Ball security paramount for Illini offense

Illinois offensive coordinator Rod Smith discusses Reggie Corbin's unique ability at running back, the importance of taking care of the ball, how Ra'Von Bonner and Dre Brown played in place of Mike Epstein at Wisconsin, getting Ricky Smalling more involved and the challenge the Illini offense will face against the Maryland defense.

This week's game a 'must win'

Illinois running back Ra'Von Bonner discusses his likely increased workload at Maryland and the importance of Saturday's game against the Terrapins, while offensive lineman Alex Palczewski breaks down how the Illini move forward after two blowout losses.

Illini coaches want team looking forward

Illinois football coach Lovie Smith discusses how he wants his team to react after the loss at Wisconsin and what might come at quarterback heading into Saturday's game at Maryland.

VIDEO: The Illini Glider Club says goodbye to the Monticello Airport

With the impending closure of Monticello's airport, the Illini Glider Club made preparations on Thursday to ship out of its hangar, which will be demolished when the land returns back to farmland. 

Illini not interested in any moral victories

Illinois offensive lineman Nick Allegretti discusses the disappointing of Saturday's 49-20 loss at No. 23 Wisconsin in addition to the Illini's turnover trouble. Then M.J. Rivers II goes in on the quarterback change against the Badgers, while safety Stanley Green breaks down the struggles in run defense and defensive lineman Lere Oladipo talks about being back on the field in a bigger role.