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RECAP: Eastern Illinois stuns Indiana State with GW TD in final seconds

WAND Sports - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 01:44
TERRE HAUTE, IN -- It's a birthday Mitch Kimble will never forget. The senior quarterback delivered a strike to Dennis Turner for the go ahead touchdown with three seconds left, giving Eastern Illinois a 22-20 win over Indiana State in the season opener Thursday night. The Panthers were in comeback mode after squandering a 16-7 halftime lead. The Sycamores scored the go ahead touchdown with 4:54 left in the 4th quarter. Indiana State missed on a 48-yard field goal, giving Eastern Il...
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Friday Frenzy Preview: Week 2

WAND Sports - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 01:39
The Friday Frenzy is new and improved! With more games, three weekly awards and two field correspondents, the show has expanded to five programming blocks and now starts at 10:05 p.m.! Join Gordon Voit and Noah Newman as they preview some of the top games leading up to Week 2's kickoff. Don't forget to submit photos of your Friday Frenzy adventures! Whether you're tailgating or watching from the stands, send your pictures to WAND's Facebook page to be featured on the show.   WE...
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Frenzy Preview: Warrensburg-Latham vs. South Fork

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 00:54
The Friday Frenzy is new and improved! With more games, three weekly awards and two field correspondents, the show has expanded to five programming blocks! Join Gordon Voit and Noah Newman as they preview some of the top games leading up to Week 2's kickoff. Game: South Fork (1-0) @ Warrensburg-Latham (1-0) Last week: South Fork shut out Sullivan-Okaw Valley 42-0, while Warrensburg-Latham trounced Cerro Gordo-Bement 57-6 --> 99 combined points were scored between SF and W-L Last...
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Hero of the Week: Ray Neal, Jr. (MacArthur)

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 01:22
Tune in every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. for the WAND Sports Hero of the Week! Learn about the athletes in our viewing area who are making an impact on and off the field! DECATUR -- There's no doubt Ray Neal, Jr. was a hero for the MacArthur Generals in their 53-0 win over crosstown rival Eisenhower. The senior posted three touchdowns and showed why he was chosen as one of four captains. But that's not why the 6-foot-1 receiver is a hero in life. In a world of pain,...
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Montgomery pitches Cubs past Pirates 6-1

WAND Sports - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 23:08
Mike Montgomery pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning and helped himself at the plate, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
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Illini excited for Dudek's return in season opener

WAND Sports - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 21:22
CHAMPAIGN -- Saturday's season opener against Ball State will be a special one for Mike Dudek. The junior wide receiver is set to play in his first game since December 26, 2014. Dudek missed the last two seasons after suffering knee injuries during spring ball in both 2015 and 2016.
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Illini excited for Dudek's return in season opener

WAND Sports - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 21:22
CHAMPAIGN -- Saturday's season opener against Ball State will be a special one for Mike Dudek. The junior wide receiver is set to play in his first game since December 26, 2014. Dudek missed the last two seasons after suffering knee injuries during spring ball in both 2015 and 2016.
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Pirates place INF Frazier on 10-day DL with hamstring injury

WAND Sports - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 19:16
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed infielder Adam Frazier on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
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