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.

This article will display all News-Gazette All-Area content from the 2019-2020 school year. It will be updated after the winter and spring athletic seasons as well.

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The Illini’s turnaround in football might mean more business for the hard-working helpers from Villa Grove and Heritage schools.

Here's a look at the 2019 News-Gazette all-state football team — the 84th compiled by the organization (all statistics recorded before state title games):