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Gifford Gets More Trees

Volunteers gathered in Gifford on Saturday, March 28, 2015, to plant more trees in the town that was devastated by a tornado in 2013.

Top softball teams: St. Joseph-Ogden at No. 1

Matt Daniels talks with Mady Poulter of St. Joseph-Ogden, the Number 1 area softball team.

Tate's sweet swing

On a cold, dreary Friday afternoon, our columnist  — 83-year-old Loren Tate — shows you how it's done.

Illini scrapbook: 2005 Final Four

Illinois basketball was at its zenith in 2005 as Bruce Weber's team - and its thousands of fans - arrived in St. Louis.

Top softball teams: Arcola at No. 2

Matt Daniels talks with Taylor Edwards of Arcola, the Number 2 area softball team.

Top softball teams: Fisher at No. 3

Matt Daniels talks with Toree Stalter of Fisher, the Number 3 area softball team.

MJ's Minute, March 25, 2015

College basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson weighs in on the recruitment of Marcus LoVett — and the impact his arrival would have on the Illini.

Who's that Illini? Wa_y_e M_Cl_in

One of the best coaches in IHSA history, he also made an impact at the UI, which won 70 percent of the time he was on the bench.

Top baseball teams: Central at No. 1

Matt Daniels talks with Connor Mapes of Champaign Central, the No. 1 area baseball team in our preseason poll.

Top baseball teams: Mahomet-Seymour at No. 2

Matt Daniels talks with Jack Rettig of Mahomet-Seymour, the Number 2 area baseball team.