RANTOUL — The Danville Vikings will head into the IHSA Class 2A postseason coming off a 3-0 victory over the Rantoul Eagles on Wednesday.

OAKWOOD — The cross country course at Kickapoo State Park is a 1-mile loop that the runners must cover three times.

EL PASO — The season continued for two local boys golfers at the IHSA Class 1A state level after Monday’s sectional at the El Paso Golf Club.

Nebraska will play Illinois in Dublin, Ireland, to open the 2021 season, the second game in a five-game series of college football games on the Emerald Isle.

CHAMPAIGN — Depending on your point of view, Michigan’s 42-25 victory of Illinois on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium was either promising or discouraging.

OAKWOOD — IHSA Class 1A soccer tournament action got started on Saturday when Oakwood/Salt Fork took on Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Westville.

Rutgers' first play of the game resulted in Indiana defensive lineman Demarcus Elliott sacking quarterback Johnny Langan, forcing a fumble and linebacker Reakwon Jones scooping it up a TD.

With the onset of autumn, the school year is in full swing, pumpkin lattes are steaming – and Illinois deer are feeling amorous. The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Natural Resources are reminding motorists to be vigilant during deer mating season as the anim…

DANVILLE — The looks on the faces of the Danville Vikings on Friday night told the whole story.

CHAMPAIGN — The name Dick Butkus, when uttered, strikes fear into anyone who knew what he was about or how he played the game of football.

DANVILLE — The only way that the Danville Vikings can find out if they are truly ready to contend for a Big 12 Conference title and an IHSA Class 6A playoff berth is to play a team that has been there and done it before.

At the end of the first half against Virginia, Notre Dame trailed the Cavaliers, 17-14. Virginia had just driven 76 yards in five plays, capping it off with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Bryce Perkins to Hasise Dubois to give the Cavaliers the halftime advantage. It was the first time the Fighting Irish had trailed at halftime this season.

FITHIAN — When Oakwood defeated Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin last season, it was the spark needed for the Comets to reach the IHSA playoffs.

PEORIA — Danville’s Hallee Thomas had a team-high 10 assists as the Vikings defeated the Peoria Manual Rams 25-6, 25-12 in a Big 12 Conference volleyball match on Wednesday night.

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Carolyn Ann (Hughes) Huron, 81, passed away October 15, 2019, at Danville Care Center in Danville. She was born April 14, 1938, to Doraleen and Ervin Hughes. Carolyn married Marion Eugene Huron on October 22, 1955. He preceded her in death. From that union, they had three children, Sandra (G…