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Tuesday Night Highlight Zone: 2-13

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:04
Join Gordon Voit on a wild ride through Tuesday night in high school basketball, only in this edition of WAND Sports! Buckle up for a journey spanning the 4A-rattling upset by Lincoln, to MacArthur's emotional win for coach Ron Ingram, to Eisenhower's close win against U High, to strong showings from the red-hot trio of St. Joseph-Ogden, St. Anthony and Teutopolis (combined wins: 67)! Video Highlights Eisenhower 56, U High 50 MacArthur 62, Sacred Heart-Griffin 36 Lincoln 53, No. 8 Bl...
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Tuesday Night Highlight Zone: 2-13

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:04
Join Gordon Voit on a wild ride through Tuesday night in high school basketball, only in this edition of WAND Sports! Buckle up for a journey spanning the 4A-rattling upset by Lincoln, to MacArthur's emotional win for coach Ron Ingram, to Eisenhower's close win against U High, to strong showings from the red-hot trio of St. Joseph-Ogden, St. Anthony and Teutopolis (combined wins: 67)! Video Highlights Eisenhower 56, U High 50 MacArthur 62, Sacred Heart-Griffin 36 Lincoln 53, No. 8 Bl...
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Jarod Oldham returns to Decatur to make a difference

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:49
DECATUR -- Jarod Oldham has checked virtually every box you can check as a basketball player: a star at Eisenhower, a star for Division-I Buffalo, a pro player overseas in Cyprus, tutored by one of college basketball's great point guards in Bobby Hurley, and a Division-I staff member. The list goes on and on. But Oldham's goal through all of that accolade-earning? Just get back to Decatur so he can start changing lives. The 2010 Eisenhower graduate is doing just that as head coach o...
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Jarod Oldham returns to Decatur to make a difference

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:49
DECATUR -- Jarod Oldham has checked virtually every box you can check as a basketball player: a star at Eisenhower, a star for Division-I Buffalo, a pro player overseas in Cyprus, tutored by one of college basketball's great point guards in Bobby Hurley, and a Division-I staff member. The list goes on and on. But Oldham's goal through all of that accolade-earning? Just get back to Decatur so he can start changing lives. The 2010 Eisenhower graduate is doing just that as head coach o...
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Eisenhower hires Curtis Graham as head football coach

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:06
DECATUR -- The East St. Louis to Decatur pipeline worked for MacArthur High School when it hired Cordell Ingram as a teacher and coach, then later as a principal. Now Eisenhower is hoping it'll pay similar dividends for its football program. The school announced on Tuesday that it has hired lifetime East. St. Louis Flyer Curtis Graham as its head coach. Graham most recently served as head coach for Normandy High School in St. Louis the past two seasons, and before that he coached in...
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Eisenhower hires Curtis Graham as head football coach

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:06
DECATUR -- The East St. Louis to Decatur pipeline worked for MacArthur High School when it hired Cordell Ingram as a teacher and coach, then later as a principal. Now Eisenhower is hoping it'll pay similar dividends for its football program. The school announced on Tuesday that it has hired lifetime East. St. Louis Flyer Curtis Graham as its head coach. Graham most recently served as head coach for Normandy High School in St. Louis the past two seasons, and before that he coached in...
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Tupper's Take: Coaching legend Kerans retiring after 32 seasons

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 23:54
Millikin head coach Lori Kerans announced she is retiring after 32 seasons. Few people know the local legend as well as Mark Tupper of the Herald & Review. Mark stopped by the studio to offer some unique perspective on the Hall of Famer's career
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Tupper's Take: Coaching legend Kerans retiring after 32 seasons

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 23:54
Millikin head coach Lori Kerans announced she is retiring after 32 seasons. Few people know the local legend as well as Mark Tupper of the Herald & Review. Mark stopped by the studio to offer some unique perspective on the Hall of Famer's career
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Sectional Monday Scoreboard

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 23:44
Several local teams punched tickets to the sweet sixteen in the 1A and 2A sectionals Monday. Also several local squads advanced on the first night of big school regionals. Check out the scores below! 1A SECTIONALS Schlarman Academy 66, St. Teresa 37 Altamont 59, Okaw Valley 69 Lexington 52, Cissna Park 38 Hume (Shiloh) 57, Oblong 46 2A SECTIONALS Marshall 41, Sullivan 45 Teutopolis 60, Mt. Carmel 39 Watseka 32, Monticello 54 St. Joseph-Ogden 61, Peotone 46 3A REGIONALS MacArthur 6...
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Sectional Monday Scoreboard

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 23:44
Several local teams punched tickets to the sweet sixteen in the 1A and 2A sectionals Monday. Also several local squads advanced on the first night of big school regionals. Check out the scores below! 1A SECTIONALS Schlarman Academy 66, St. Teresa 37 Altamont 59, Okaw Valley 69 Lexington 52, Cissna Park 38 Hume (Shiloh) 57, Oblong 46 2A SECTIONALS Marshall 41, Sullivan 45 Teutopolis 60, Mt. Carmel 39 Watseka 32, Monticello 54 St. Joseph-Ogden 61, Peotone 46 3A REGIONALS MacArthur 6...
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D.Y.H.A. presents American Cancer Society with check, celebrates senior class

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 17:52
DECATUR -- Senior Night was extra special for the Decatur Youth Hockey Association, as it presented the American Cancer Society with a check for $20,655.48 (money raised from the Decatur hockey alumni games). Six seniors were also honored 
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D.Y.H.A. presents American Cancer Society with check, celebrates senior class

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 17:52
DECATUR -- Senior Night was extra special for the Decatur Youth Hockey Association, as it presented the American Cancer Society with a check for $20,655.48 (money raised from the Decatur hockey alumni games). Six seniors were also honored 
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Jimmy Football: A look back at Garoppolo's EIU days

WAND Sports - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 22:17
Jimmy Garoppolo, a kid from Rolling Meadows with zero big school offers out of high school, recently signed the richest contract in NFL history with the San Francisco 49ers. Noah Newman takes a look back at Garoppolo's Eastern Illinois days, and how then head coach Dino Babers foreshadowed his stardom - click the video above to watch!
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Jimmy Football: A look back at Garoppolo's EIU days

WAND Sports - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 22:17
Jimmy Garoppolo, a kid from Rolling Meadows with zero big school offers out of high school, recently signed the richest contract in NFL history with the San Francisco 49ers. Noah Newman takes a look back at Garoppolo's Eastern Illinois days, and how then head coach Dino Babers foreshadowed his stardom - click the video above to watch!
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History made as sectional wrestlers qualify for State

WAND Sports - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 00:24
LINCOLN -- Among the dozens of local wrestlers to qualify for the state individual meet, 14-year-old Lincoln freshman Austin O'Donoghue stands out as a true history maker. The 126 pounder had an emotional end to his semifinal match, securing the victory and erupting in celebration as a section filled with his family members cheered loudly. O'Donoghue achieved something that no freshman in the storied Lincoln wrestling program has ever done: he punched a ticket to State. Hear fr...
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History made as sectional wrestlers qualify for State

WAND Sports - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 00:24
LINCOLN -- Among the dozens of local wrestlers to qualify for the state individual meet, 14-year-old Lincoln freshman Austin O'Donoghue stands out as a true history maker. The 126 pounder had an emotional end to his semifinal match, securing the victory and erupting in celebration as a section filled with his family members cheered loudly. O'Donoghue achieved something that no freshman in the storied Lincoln wrestling program has ever done: he punched a ticket to State. Hear fr...
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Saturday Night Highlight Zone

WAND Sports - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:00
Saturday's loaded basketball schedule lived up to the hype! Finals: MacArthur 59, Lanphier 62 Mt. Zion 51, Eisenhower 60 St. Teresa 42, Monticello 57 Teutopolis 51, Danville 86 Central A&M 72, Mattoon 66
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Saturday Night Highlight Zone

WAND Sports - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:00
Saturday's loaded basketball schedule lived up to the hype! Finals: MacArthur 59, Lanphier 62 Mt. Zion 51, Eisenhower 60 St. Teresa 42, Monticello 57 Teutopolis 51, Danville 86 Central A&M 72, Mattoon 66
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Friday Frenzy Highlight Zone: 2-9

WAND Sports - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 00:32
What a night! From coach Neil Alexander's 800th career win for Lincoln and the Railers locking up the Apollo Conference title to MacArthur and Eisenhower picking up wins in Springfield to Shelbyville knocking off St. Teresa in overtime on the road, it was a jam-packed Friday across Central Illinois! Click the videos above to watch highlights of your favorite teams, and see the scoreboard attached to this article for every local score! Video 1 Shelbyville 64, St. Teresa 63 (OT) Centr...
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Friday Frenzy Highlight Zone: 2-9

WAND Sports - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 00:32
What a night! From coach Neil Alexander's 800th career win for Lincoln and the Railers locking up the Apollo Conference title to MacArthur and Eisenhower picking up wins in Springfield to Shelbyville knocking off St. Teresa in overtime on the road, it was a jam-packed Friday across Central Illinois! Click the videos above to watch highlights of your favorite teams, and see the scoreboard attached to this article for every local score! Video 1 Shelbyville 64, St. Teresa 63 (OT) Centr...
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