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Video: Mark Smith, Edwardsville top Danville to take sectional

Danville was looking for its first sectional title in 23 years, but Mark Smith and Edwardsville had other plans. The Vikings put up a fight, but the highly-touted senior exploded for 45 points in front of Ohio State coach Thad Matta and Nebraska coach Tim Miles to led the Tigers to an 81-59 win.

TWS Scott Koeneman

Scott Koeneman talks his experience as a U.S. Marine in Lebanon. 

Richey: Brief stay in D.C. for Illini

Beat writer Scott Richey gives a quick rundown following Illinois' 75-55 loss to Michigan in the second round of the Big Ten tournament in Washington, D.C.

Getting Personal: Amy Hassinger

Hear from local writer Amy Hassinger of Urbana.

Illini Preview: 'We're going to be ready'

Hear from Illinois coach John Groce and guards Tracy Abrams and Malcolm Hill before the Illini face Michigan in the second round of the Big Ten tournament Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Video: Danville tops Moline to advance

Behind a strong performance from Kendle Moore, the Danville boys basketball team beat Moline, 61-45, to advance to Friday's Class 4A Ottawa Sectional final. 

MJs Minute: Kristen Bosch

The Eastern Illinois Foodbank's prom benefit is Saturday in Champaign. The goal: raise $100,000, said Kristen Bosch, the organization’s vice president of development and community partnerships. Bosch stopped by The News-Gazette for a chat with our Marcus Jackson about the prom and the mission of the food bank.


N-G Top 10: Boys' Basketball Week 15

Danville and Champaign Central, Big 12 rivals who delivered regional titles on Friday night, and the pride of Piatt County — Monticello — are in Matt Daniels' Final Four.

Those Who Served: Jerry Wiese

Jerry Wiese of Rantoul, a Vietnam veteran Army combat medic,talks about some things he brought back from Vietnam at his home in Rantoul on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

Video: The story behind Jalen Coleman-Lands and Volume

Last fall, Illinois basketball player Jalen Coleman-Lands became chief marketing officer of Volume Technologies, a mobile application created by recent Illinois graduate Musa Sulejmani and Carson White that tells a user information about local restaurants and bars, including the current wait time, male-to-female ratio, whether there is a cover charge, and dri