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Kaden Weisman, BR, during the Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

KADEN WEISMAN

Blue Ridge football

➜ His favorite athlete is ... LeBron James.

➜ His favorite team is ... the Los Angeles Lakers.

➜ If he could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... the NBA Finals.

➜ His favorite sport besides football is ... basketball.

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Cooper Carson, Champaign Central, during the Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

COOPER CARSON

Champaign Central boys’ soccer

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Seth Curry.

➜ His favorite team is ... Illinois.

➜ If he could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... a football game.

➜ His favorite sport besides soccer is ... basketball.

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Honora Hoey, Urbana, Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

HONORA HOEY

Urbana girls’ swimming and diving

➜ Her favorite athlete is ... Elena Poulosky.

➜ Her favorite team is ... the St. Louis Cardinals.

➜ If she could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... an Illinois men’s basketball game.

➜ Her favorite sport besides swimming is ... beach volleyball.

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Madison Logan, Villa Grove, Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

MADISON LOGAN

Villa Grove girls’ cross-country

➜ Her favorite athlete is ... Bethany Hamilton.

➜ Her favorite team is ... Illinois.

➜ If she could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... a college cross-country meet.

➜ Her favorite sport besides cross-country is ... basketball.

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Zoey Muller-Hinnant, UNI, Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

ZOEY MULLER-HINNANT

Uni High girls’ swimming and diving

➜ Her favorite athlete is ... Katie Ledecky.

➜ Her favorite team is ... U.S. swimming and diving.

➜ If she could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... watching Sally Ma in the Olympics.

➜ Her favorite sport besides swimming is ... track and field.

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Patrick Pierce, Tuscola, Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

PATRICK PIERCE

Tuscola football

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Julio Jones.

➜ His favorite team is ... the Chicago Bears.

➜ If he could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... the World Series.

➜ His favorite sport besides football is ... baseball.

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Brady Walwer, Watseka, Faces of Fall photo shoot at the News-Gazette on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

BRADY WALWER

Watseka football

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Anthony Rizzo.

➜ His favorite team is ... the Chicago Cubs.

➜ If he could attend any one sporting event in person, it would be ... the MLB All-Star Game.

➜ His favorite sport besides football is ... baseball.

College/Prep Sports Reporter

Colin Likas covers Illinois football and high school sports at The News-Gazette. His email is clikas@news-gazette.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@clikasNG).

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