News-Gazette Videos

News-Gazette Videos

Game of the Week: STM at Monticello football

Monticello racked up an incredible amount of first-quarter points in Friday's Illini Prairie matchup with St. Thomas More. Check out all of the night's highlights here.

Prep Football 2017: Week 3 Helmet Stickers

Sports editor Matt Daniels hands out helmet stickers to five area football players who had standout performances on Friday night during Week 3 of the regular season.

Beat writer's pick: Western Kentucky 30, Illinois 20

Illinois opened its season with a 24-21 victory against Ball State. The challenge intensifies with Saturday's Week 2 night game against Western Kentucky, and our beat writer Scott Richey is giving the Hilltoppers the edge.

Friday on the Farm, Sept. 8, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman checks out what farmers have been up to. Next up: Randy Osterbur, general manager at Shaff Implement Co. in rural Urbana. 

Williams: 'Week we make the most improvement'

Hear from Illinois freshmen defensive backs Bennett Williams and Tony Adams as they rehash their Illini debuts from the 24-21 win against Ball State and look ahead to the Week 2 matchup with Western Kentucky on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.

VIDEO: Scenes from Gregory Houser's sentencing

Several of Sheryl Houser's family members and friends took the stand and read victim-impact statements at the sentencing of her estranged husband, Gregory Houser, for her 1990 murder. Piatt County Judge Karle Koritz sentenced Houser to 55 years in prison.

Those Who Served: Ron Deckard

Ron Deckard, a U.S. Marine veteran, talks about his service while at The N-G studio in Champaign on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Megginson: 'Holding each other to a standard'

Illinois offensive lineman Gabe Megginson discusses that group's struggles against Ball State and how they've responded, while wide receiver Malik Turner spotlights what will be key Saturday when the Illini face Western Kentucky.

N-G Football Top 10: Week 3

Mahomet-Seymour cracks our Top 10 thanks in part to running back Jordan Veldman, who finally gets the Helmet Sticker he was due after Friday night's overlooked  performance. Sports editor Matt Daniels explains.


MJs Minute: Todd Lindsey

He’s a member of Eastern Illinois Parrothead Club, manager of the Boat Drunks, a member of the Illinois women’s basketball Courtsiders and a full-time banker at Heartland Bank and Trust. Yet Todd Lindsey still finds time to serve on the board of the University of Illinois’ Quarterback Club, the program’s fundraising arm. He visited our studios to chat with Marcus Jackson.