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Voit: What's your nudge?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:38
Casting a vision for 2018 This week, WAND Sports has been celebrating the top on-field moments of 2017 as well as the most inspirational storylines. Sports director Gordon Voit sets the table for 2018 by encouraging you to follow the "nudge" to impact the community positively through sports. Members of the viewing area that followed their nudge in 2017 included the Veterans and Friends golf group in Decatur, an idea hatched by founder Dale Jones. The group now serves doze...
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Voit: What's your nudge?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:38
Casting a vision for 2018 This week, WAND Sports has been celebrating the top on-field moments of 2017 as well as the most inspirational storylines. Sports director Gordon Voit sets the table for 2018 by encouraging you to follow the "nudge" to impact the community positively through sports. Members of the viewing area that followed their nudge in 2017 included the Veterans and Friends golf group in Decatur, an idea hatched by founder Dale Jones. The group now serves doze...
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Tupper's Take: Can Illini uproot Gophers?

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:13
Join the Herald and Review's Mark Tupper and WAND's Gordon Voit on this edition of Tupper's Take, in which they discuss Illinois' tough road test at Minnesota on Wednesday night. What makes the Gophers so dangerous? Can Mark and Gordon beat the cold? Plus who's the Central Illinois connection powering Minnesota in the post?
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Tupper's Take: Can Illini uproot Gophers?

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:13
Join the Herald and Review's Mark Tupper and WAND's Gordon Voit on this edition of Tupper's Take, in which they discuss Illinois' tough road test at Minnesota on Wednesday night. What makes the Gophers so dangerous? Can Mark and Gordon beat the cold? Plus who's the Central Illinois connection powering Minnesota in the post?
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WAND's Top Inspirational Sports Moments of 2017

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:19
From nationally viral videos to a shout-out from Governor Bruce Rauner, local members of the 217 community inspired folks well beyond the WAND viewing area in 2017. Join sports director Gordon Voit as he revisits the lessons we learned this past year. WAND Sports also celebrated the top on-field moments of 2017 on New Year's Eve.
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WAND's Top Inspirational Sports Moments of 2017

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:19
From nationally viral videos to a shout-out from Governor Bruce Rauner, local members of the 217 community inspired folks well beyond the WAND viewing area in 2017. Join sports director Gordon Voit as he revisits the lessons we learned this past year. WAND Sports also celebrated the top on-field moments of 2017 on New Year's Eve.
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New state laws affect parents, others

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 16:15
Dozens of new laws take effect with the New Year.
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New state laws affect parents, others

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 16:15
Dozens of new laws take effect with the New Year.
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WAND's Top On-Field Moments of 2017

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:19
From breaking national records like Mt. Zion pole vaulter Rhiannon Held did at AAU nationals to a state championship-winning kick from Rochester's Clay Alewelt to packed gyms in Decatur for the MacArthur-Eisenhower basketball rivalry and an all-time Illinois career scoring record from Shelbyville quarterback Turner Pullen, it was a year of unbelievable highs for the WAND viewing area! Join sports director Gordon Voit on a trip down memory lane for the top on-field moments in high sch...
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WAND's Top On-Field Moments of 2017

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:19
From breaking national records like Mt. Zion pole vaulter Rhiannon Held did at AAU nationals to a state championship-winning kick from Rochester's Clay Alewelt to packed gyms in Decatur for the MacArthur-Eisenhower basketball rivalry and an all-time Illinois career scoring record from Shelbyville quarterback Turner Pullen, it was a year of unbelievable highs for the WAND viewing area! Join sports director Gordon Voit on a trip down memory lane for the top on-field moments in high sch...
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Illinois fends off Grand Canyon for 10th win

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 00:56
CHAMPAIGN -- Many of the same issues crept back into the picture for the Illini after their one-week post-Braggin' Rights hiatus. 20 turnovers. A slow start resulting in a five-point halftime deficit. But on Saturday night the Illini (10-5) caught fire offensively in the second half against Grand Canyon (10-5) and hit free throws down the stretch to beat the Antelopes 62-58. In that second period, Illinois shot 50 percent from the floor. Leron Black led the Illini with 20 ...
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Illinois fends off Grand Canyon for 10th win

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 00:56
CHAMPAIGN -- Many of the same issues crept back into the picture for the Illini after their one-week post-Braggin' Rights hiatus. 20 turnovers. A slow start resulting in a five-point halftime deficit. But on Saturday night the Illini (10-5) caught fire offensively in the second half against Grand Canyon (10-5) and hit free throws down the stretch to beat the Antelopes 62-58. In that second period, Illinois shot 50 percent from the floor. Leron Black led the Illini with 20 ...
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Historic day for local teams at tournaments across Illinois

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 00:40
It was an historic day of high school basketball at the flurry of holiday tournaments all over the state. At Collinsville, coach Lawrence Thomas guided the Southeast Spartans to their first title in 27 years of entering the field in Collinsville. They knocked off the host Kahoks 68-56 in the championship on Saturday night. In the third place game, MacArthur's recently minted 1,000-point scorer Armon Brummett (who reached the mark on Friday) and the Generals fell to Lincoln 48-36. The...
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Historic day for local teams at tournaments across Illinois

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 00:40
It was an historic day of high school basketball at the flurry of holiday tournaments all over the state. At Collinsville, coach Lawrence Thomas guided the Southeast Spartans to their first title in 27 years of entering the field in Collinsville. They knocked off the host Kahoks 68-56 in the championship on Saturday night. In the third place game, MacArthur's recently minted 1,000-point scorer Armon Brummett (who reached the mark on Friday) and the Generals fell to Lincoln 48-36. The...
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Tupper's Take: December 29th

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 21:11
Mark Tupper of the Herald & Review joins Noah Newman in studio for a brand new edition of Tupper's Take. The guys reflect on the Braggin' Rights game, and preview Saturday's match-up with Grand Canyon. Also, does Mark think Illinois can make a run at the NCAA tournament? Find out in the video above!
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Tupper's Take: December 29th

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 21:11
Mark Tupper of the Herald & Review joins Noah Newman in studio for a brand new edition of Tupper's Take. The guys reflect on the Braggin' Rights game, and preview Saturday's match-up with Grand Canyon. Also, does Mark think Illinois can make a run at the NCAA tournament? Find out in the video above!
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HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHT ZONE: Friday

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 21:09
Several holiday tournaments wrapped up Friday night, including the St. Teresa, Eisenhower, Effingham/Teutopolis, and Pekin tournaments.
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HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHT ZONE: Friday

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 21:09
Several holiday tournaments wrapped up Friday night, including the St. Teresa, Eisenhower, Effingham/Teutopolis, and Pekin tournaments.
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HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHT ZONE: Thursday

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 21:13
The holiday madness continues for basketball teams across central Illinois.
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HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHT ZONE: Thursday

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 21:13
The holiday madness continues for basketball teams across central Illinois.
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