Reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN — It was a big recruiting weekend for Illinois head football coach Lovie Smith and Co., and it was fruitful.
The Illinois football team will play California on Dec. 30 at the Redbox Bowl in Santa Clara, Calif.
For the first time since 2014, it's December and football still matters in Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN — Andre Curbelo could always score as a young point guard in Puerto Rico. He had 20-point games, threw together some 25-pointers and…
Looking back, Brad Underwood could see Monday's first-half performance against Miami coming.
Illinois head coach Brad Underwood announced that sophomore wing player Tevian Jones will "suit up" for Saturday's game against No. 3 Maryland.
In the span of three days, the MacArthur girls basketball team beat two powers in the Central State Eight in Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin and Springfield High. It's the first time in Mike Williams' three-year tenure that his team has beaten either team.
Okaw Valley senior Cameron Sharp is settled into his role on the court and is shooting 3-pointers with confidence.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois linebacker Dele Harding was named to the All-Big Ten First Team on Tuesday evening, a poll selected by the media.