Last week we announced a new section to our online photo archive called the Stacks. The Stacks, images published previously on the PhotoNews site, are slowly being built with exciting photos from our archives. The first pictures to moved into the new area of the website are our collection from the 2014 football season. Here's a look the editor's favorite photos from that fall.
September 12, 2014 - Urbana, IL - Urbana's Jaleen Jones bobbles a punt during second quarter action against Central. The Maroons defeated the Tigers 44-26 in regular season Big 12 Conference action on Friday. Central improved to 3-0 on the season while Urbana falls to an 0-3 start. See more photos from the rivalry game between Urbana and Central in our archives here.
November 1, 2014 - Tolono, IL - Rockets' Chandler Cousins is wrapped up by Bruins' Justin Shaw during first half action in their Class 3A first round playoff game on Saturday. Thanks to an explosive second half effort, Unity rolls to 34-18 win over visiting St. Bede. View all 73 images from this game in the PhotoNews Stacks ...
Members of the Rockettes, Unity's dance team perform during halftime of their football team's home playoff game against St. Bede.
November 1, 2014 - St. Joseph, IL - Spartan's Cole Berry makes a leaping catch in the end zone for his team in the first half against the Panthers. St. Joseph-Ogden defeated Erie-Prophetstown 48-34 in their Class 3A first round playoff game on Saturday. See more photos of Berry and the SJO football team against visiting Erie-Prophetstown here ...
September 6, 2014 - Champaign, IL - After faking a handoff to Austin Maltbia, quarterback Jimmy Fitzgerald looks to throw during the Chargers' home game against the visiting Marion High School Wildcats on Saturday. Fitzgerald, who suffered a season-ending injury near the end of the first half, scored two touchdowns in the rout. In the first half before the took the shot to his right knee, the Illinois football recruit passed for 195 yards and was 14 for 16 on completions. The Chargers went on to win 42-13 home win and improve to 2-0 on the season. See more game photos by Clark Brooks here . . .
August 29, 2014 - St. Joseph, IL - Spartans Janssen Sage and Nolan Woller bump in the air during team introductions at SJO's first game of the season. After two first quarter touchdowns, St. Joseph-Ogden went on to defeat visiting Paxton-Buckley-Loda in their season home opener, 27-7. Check out the 82 more great photos from the game in the PhotoNews Stacks here: SJO vs PBL photo gallery.
September 6, 2014 - Champaign, IL - Student fans do the Charger Rumble with their cheerleaders during the first half of Centennial's home football game against Marion on Saturday. The Chargers went on to beat the visiting Wildcats 42-13 improve to 2-0 on the season. The stunning victory moved the team to #4 in the Associated Press' Class 6A rankings. See more fan photos from the game . . .
September 19, 2014 - Champaign, IL - Montrel Moore carries the ball on the opening kick return in their 'home' game against Centennial. The Maroons suffered a 40-14 loss to the Chargers in their battle of the Big 12 unbeatens and 2014 Homecoming game on Friday. Forty-five more photos from the game can be seen here: Centennial vs Central game gallery.