DANVILLE — It was not “third time is the charm” for Champaign Central as it traveled to Danville to meet the Vikings for the third time this season.

BISMARCK — Honestly, no team in the Vermilion Valley Conference has come close to stopping the Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin Blue Devils.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Ayo Dosunmu felt well enough during warm-ups to return to lineup. That was enough for Illinois against No. 9 Penn State.

CHAMPAIGN — At this stage of the season, it’s all about surviving and advancing.

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois women's basketball team had a rough senior day on Sunday as it lost to the Purdue Boilermakers 70-58 at the State Farm Center.

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CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois basketball team faced a tough East Coast Big Ten team on Saturday.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After Joe Gibbs Racing swept last year’s Daytona 500 with a trio of Toyota drivers, Joey Logano angrily marched to the car of fellow Ford driver Michael McDowell and pointed at the blue oval.

DANVILLE — The inaugural Watchfire Shootout occurred on Saturday, February 14th at Danville High School. The tournament consisted of five games. The Danville Vikings played in the final game of the shootout against the South Elgin Storm in a Class 4A boys basketball contest. Danville came in…

Each year I buy lots of used fishing tackle from estates, rummage sales, and from people who call and want to sell it. I’ve done this for years and I have accumulated a large number of fishing reels that I clean and either trade or sell to fuel my addiction.

MAROA — The top-seeded Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin Blue Devils faced the Unity Rockets in an IHSA Class 2A Maroa-Forsyth Regional final on Friday night at Maroa-Forsyth High School.

WILLIAMSPORT, Ind. — The Covington boys’ basketball team traveled to face Seeger in a Wabash River Conference game and came away with a 70-45 win over the Patriots.

WESTVILLE — The Oakwood boys basketball team jumped out to a 33-16 halftime lead and went on to beat Westville 70-55 on Friday in Vermilion Valley Conference action.

CHAMAPAIGN — Illinois coach Brad Underwood says that the Big Ten is the toughest conference in the nation.

DAYTONA, Fla. — It was a case of the old guard and the new blood each getting a win during the Bluegreen Vacations Duels at the Daytona International Speedway.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – In a game that Indiana needed to restore its NCAA Tournament hopes, the Hoosiers got back to their identity, fighting for rebounds clamping down on defense and getting to the free throw line.

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Charles "Charley" Arnett, 65, of Ridge Farm, passed away at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at his home. He was born March 17, 1954, in Danville, Ill., the son of Ethrie and Dorothy (Steeples) Arnett, both deceased. He also was preceded in death by his brother, Stanley. Charley will be…