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Now in its eighth year, this weekend's Schweighart Shootout archery tournament will see more than 900 archers representing 31 teams converge on Jefferson Middle School and the Leonhard Center in Champaign, making it the biggest ever.

A shoutout to the Bleacher Bums of Champaign Central, and not just for choosing News-Gazettes to use as pregrame props during last weekend’s boys’ basketball game against Centennial.

Although unimpressed with Paul Frye's style, a three-judge panel dismissed a sex-discrimination lawsuit that former players filed against Frye and other school officials for his use of 'crude and vulgar' language in motivating his players.

We’re less than one month away from the start of the IHSA girls’ basketball postseason.

This iconic 1950s picture of diminutive Bill Ridley dribbling between the legs of gigantic George Bon Salle at Huff Hall soon will have a permanent place on the walls of Angelo’s Pizza in Taylorville.

Carle, Illini football uniforms, congestion on Green Street, Trader Joe’s, streetcars crossing the UI Quad, sidewalks (or lack of them), a vacant day care in Urbana, a vacant gas station along Monticello Road, a difficult MTD bus stop, the configuration of the newly rebuilt South Prospect Avenue and Biggby Coffee.