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Tupper's Take: Wisconsin recap, Penn State preview

WAND Sports - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 23:49
Mark Tupper and Gordon Voit have plenty to talk about on the latest edition of Tupper's Take. The guys break down a disappointing loss to Wisconsin, and also look ahead to Sunday's showdown with Penn State. 
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Tupper's Take: Wisconsin recap, Penn State preview

WAND Sports - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 23:49
Mark Tupper and Gordon Voit have plenty to talk about on the latest edition of Tupper's Take. The guys break down a disappointing loss to Wisconsin, and also look ahead to Sunday's showdown with Penn State. 
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Tough Love: MacArthur assistants give back to Decatur

WAND Sports - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 02:14
DECATUR -- After a scorching-hot eight-game win streak, MacArthur head coach Ron Ingram is quick to deflect praise. He'd rather talk about his three assistant coaches: Tarise Bryson, Mike Wilder and Arthur Young. Not only are all three former college basketball players, but all three are Decatur born and bred. That lends them an extra degree of credibility when dealing with the kids, and the result is an uncommon level of mentorship between player and coach. "Coming in, he was...
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Tough Love: MacArthur assistants give back to Decatur

WAND Sports - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 02:14
DECATUR -- After a scorching-hot eight-game win streak, MacArthur head coach Ron Ingram is quick to deflect praise. He'd rather talk about his three assistant coaches: Tarise Bryson, Mike Wilder and Arthur Young. Not only are all three former college basketball players, but all three are Decatur born and bred. That lends them an extra degree of credibility when dealing with the kids, and the result is an uncommon level of mentorship between player and coach. "Coming in, he was...
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EIU grad becomes highest-paid NFL player

WAND Sports - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:29
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (WAND) – An Eastern Illinois alumnus is now the highest-paid player in the NFL. 
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Wisconsin, Happ down Illinois 78-69

WAND Sports - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:44
CHAMPAIGN -- Ethan Happ poured in 27 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds helping WIsconsin beat Illinois, 78-69. The win snaps a five game losing streak for the Badgers, and extends their winning streak over Illinois to thirteen.  Trent Frazier kept the Illini within striking distance, scoring a career high 32 points (third most by a freshman in program history). 
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Wisconsin, Happ down Illinois 78-69

WAND Sports - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:44
CHAMPAIGN -- Ethan Happ poured in 27 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds helping WIsconsin beat Illinois, 78-69. The win snaps a five game losing streak for the Badgers, and extends their winning streak over Illinois to thirteen.  Trent Frazier kept the Illini within striking distance, scoring a career high 32 points (third most by a freshman in program history). 
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EIU grad becomes highest-paid NFL player

WAND Sports - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:27
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (WAND) – An Eastern Illinois alumnus is now the highest-paid player in the NFL. 
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WAND Signing Day 2018 Coverage

WAND Sports - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:33
WAND celebrates the athletes across the 21-county viewing area who have signed to play sports in college! Join Gordon Voit  and Co. on this special National Signing Day show, as they visit 10 area high schools. Then like Gordon Voit - WAND Sports on Facebook for bonus content! Also check back soon for a complete list of every high school athlete in our viewing area who has signed to play at the next level! We are busy compiling the information. If your school isn't on the list i...
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WAND Signing Day 2018 Coverage

WAND Sports - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:23
WAND celebrates the athletes across the 21-county viewing area who have signed to play sports in college! Join Gordon Voit  and Co. on this special National Signing Day show, as they visit 10 area high schools. Then like Gordon Voit - WAND Sports on Facebook for bonus content! Also check back soon for a complete list of every high school athlete in our viewing area who has signed to play at the next level! We are busy compiling the information. If your school isn't on the list i...
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Monticello's Fisher torching nets for Millikin

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:46
MONTICELLO -- Sages basketball fans have the memory burned in their brains: "Zach Fisher.... for three!" The sharpshooter gave the PA announcer a vocal workout over and over ... and over and over in his Monticello career, burning nylon from long range to the tune of 21.8 points per game in his senior season. Fisher's adjustment to the college game was smooth, even by his standards. As a freshman last season he led the Big Blue in scoring at 10.2 points per game (despit...
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Monticello's Fisher torching nets for Millikin

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:46
MONTICELLO -- Sages basketball fans have the memory burned in their brains: "Zach Fisher.... for three!" The sharpshooter gave the PA announcer a vocal workout over and over ... and over and over in his Monticello career, burning nylon from long range to the tune of 21.8 points per game in his senior season. Fisher's adjustment to the college game was smooth, even by his standards. As a freshman last season he led the Big Blue in scoring at 10.2 points per game (despit...
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Tuesday Night Highlight Zone: 2-6

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:07
Who said Tuesdays can't be fun? Join WAND's Gordon Voit as he takes us through an action-packed night of high school basketball from Vandalia to Lincoln and everywhere in between! + Lincoln is one game away from the Apollo Conference title after stifling Mt. Zion 37-23 + St. Teresa wins a physical, low-scoring thriller 39-37 against Tuscola thanks to a flurry of clutch baskets in the final four minutes plus two free throws from center Beau Branyan + LSA gets revenge on Okaw Valley fo...
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Tuesday Night Highlight Zone: 2-6

WAND Sports - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:07
Who said Tuesdays can't be fun? Join WAND's Gordon Voit as he takes us through an action-packed night of high school basketball from Vandalia to Lincoln and everywhere in between! + Lincoln is one game away from the Apollo Conference title after stifling Mt. Zion 37-23 + St. Teresa wins a physical, low-scoring thriller 39-37 against Tuscola thanks to a flurry of clutch baskets in the final four minutes plus two free throws from center Beau Branyan + LSA gets revenge on Okaw Valley fo...
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Tupper's Take: Ohio State recap

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:25
On the latest edition of Tupper's Take Mark Tupper and Noah Newman discuss Illinois' latest heartbreaker in Columbus.
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Tupper's Take: Ohio State recap

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:25
On the latest edition of Tupper's Take Mark Tupper and Noah Newman discuss Illinois' latest heartbreaker in Columbus.
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Lovie Smith gives effusive praise of Brian Urlacher

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 01:33
CHAMPAIGN -- Illinois head coach Lovie Smith is famous for his allergy to all things pertaining to hyperbole.That's why when he praises someone effusively, you know it's sincere. This week the former leader of the Bears did just that when recalling what made his former captain and All-Pro linebacker Brian Urlacher special.
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Lovie Smith gives effusive praise of Brian Urlacher

WAND Sports - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 01:33
CHAMPAIGN -- Illinois head coach Lovie Smith is famous for his allergy to all things pertaining to hyperbole.That's why when he praises someone effusively, you know it's sincere. This week the former leader of the Bears did just that when recalling what made his former captain and All-Pro linebacker Brian Urlacher special.
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Saturday Night Highlight Zone

WAND Sports - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 22:48
The Champaign Central Maroons put on a show for the home crowd, slicing through a stingy Glenwood defense for a 68-50 win.
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Saturday Night Highlight Zone

WAND Sports - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 22:48
The Champaign Central Maroons put on a show for the home crowd, slicing through a stingy Glenwood defense for a 68-50 win.
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