Executive sports editor Fred Kroner is back to hand out helmet stickers to five players who had outstanding performances in Week 9 of the high school football season.
"This has been a topic of conversation for many years."
Here is one place for all our coverage from the celebration of the life of Wayne McClain.
All games are final, and the regular season has come to a conclusion. Get a copy of the Sunday News-Gazette to find out if your favorit prep team made the playoffs and where their first round game will be played.
Reilly O'Toole will start at quarterback for Illinois on Saturday, Illinois coach Tim Beckman told The News-Gazette on Friday evening.
This week I take on questions about an inoperative but prominent clock, the biggest funerals in local history, and lots about politics and the upcoming election.
The unique remnant is a 30-by-30-foot square of artificial turf featuring a Chief Illiniwek logo that was salvaged from Memorial Stadium in 1989 after the turf was set afire by vandals.
"I'm not really a big proponent of titles and lots of executive-sounding things."
Funny, the old thing doesn't look a day over 90.
"ROTC made me feel like a part of something that was more important than myself."