CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) -- Team chemistry is a big focus for Centennial football heading into LeKevie Johnson's fourth season. So far, so good say the Chargers, who are trying to improve upon last year's 2-7 record.
BISMARCK (WCIA) -- One of the area's best running backs is healthy and ready to get back in the game. Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin junior Caleb Lahey says he's 100 percent after tearing his ACL last October.
MAHOMET (WCIA) -- Defense has been the name of the game for the Mahomet-Seymour football team the past few seasons but that script could flip this season. The Bulldogs return seven offensive starters including several skill guys, led by quarterback Dawson Finch. The line play will also get a boost with three returners. Offense has been a big point of emphasis for the team this offseason after averaging less than 20 points per game last year.
CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) -- The timing couldn't be much worse for the Illinois football team but head coach Lovie Smith insists there's no adjustment for the Illini after cornerbacks coach Donnie Abraham resigned Tuesday.