An instant rematch highlights next weekend’s first round of the IHSA football playoffs.
BENTON — There were no major surprises Saturday morning at the Class 1A Benton High School Cross Country Regional.
ANNA — The Benton Rangers beat Anna-Jonesboro to finish the season undefeated for the first time in 20 years in a non-conference game at The Pit Friday night.
CARBONDALE — Jeff Hansen said the light bulb came on for his Carbondale boys soccer team late last month.
CARBONDALE – Beating Mascoutah was always going to be a tall ask for Carbondale, even with the Indians’ star quarterback done for the year.
MARION — Venson Newsom scored four touchdowns and became Marion's all-time leading wide receiver as the Wildcats crushed Mattoon, 59-8, Friday night in a non-conference game at Wildcat Stadium.
Jacob Spradling, 22, of Mursphyboro, has been indicted on one count each of animal torture and aggravated cruelty to animals, according to the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office.
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NAPERVILLE — A Naperville publishing house is giving University of Chicago graduate Gertrude Beasley back the voice that had been silenced nearly a century ago.
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Rocky Lombardi threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns and freshman Kanon Woodill kicked the go-ahead field goal with under a minute to go in his first collegiate action to give Northern Illinois a 39-38 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday.
The Chicago Bears travel to Tampa, Fla., to take on Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon.
Tommy Schuster threw one touchdown pass and North Dakota added two more scores off trick plays as the Fighting Hawks rolled to a 34-10 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday.
It was a game like no other in college football history, taking a record nine overtimes Saturday before a winner was decided between No. 7 Penn State and 23-point underdog Illinois.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks have been sold for a combined $109 million in a Las Vegas auction coinciding with the artist’s 140th birthday.
NEW YORK (AP) — With computer-generated imagery, it seems the sky’s the limit in the magic Hollywood can produce: elaborate dystopian universes. Trips to outer space, for those neither astronauts nor billionaires. Immersive journeys to the future, or back to bygone eras.
VIENNA (AP) — Accepting a prestigious German prize Sunday in honor of her work, Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga called for a “new Enlightenment,” saying a fundamental shift is needed to overcome the structures of racial hierarchy that have led to violence in her home country and across the world.