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Illinois State, Loyola set to meet in MVC finals

WAND Sports - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:27
ST. LOUIS -- Illinois State won a thriller over Southern Illinois, 76-68 in overtime of the Missouri Valley Conference semifinals Saturday. The Redbirds will meet Loyola-Chicago in the finals, after the top-seeded Ramblers beat Bradley 62-54 in the first semifinal.
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Illinois State, Loyola set to meet in MVC finals

WAND Sports - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:27
ST. LOUIS -- Illinois State won a thriller over Southern Illinois, 76-68 in overtime of the Missouri Valley Conference semifinals Saturday. The Redbirds will meet Loyola-Chicago in the finals, after the top-seeded Ramblers beat Bradley 62-54 in the first semifinal.
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Tupper's Take: March 2nd

WAND Sports - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:23
The first season of the Brad Underwood era came to a close with a loss to Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday.  Mark Tupper of the Herald & Review joins Gordon Voit in studio to put the season in perspective. Click the video above to see how many games Mark thinks the Illini will win next season! 
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Tupper's Take: March 2nd

WAND Sports - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:23
The first season of the Brad Underwood era came to a close with a loss to Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday.  Mark Tupper of the Herald & Review joins Gordon Voit in studio to put the season in perspective. Click the video above to see how many games Mark thinks the Illini will win next season! 
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Friday Frenzy Highlight Zone: 3/2

WAND Sports - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:22
The boys basketball playoffs are down to the regional and sectional championships! Join Noah Newman and Gordon Voit as they take you all over the state. 1A Moweaqua Sectional Finals Central A&M 69, Nokomis 56 1A Danville Sectional Finals Ridgeview 57, St. Anne 52 2A Maroa Sectional Finals Bloomington Central Catholic 56, Monticello 34 2A Robinson Sectional Finals Mt. Carmel 48, Teutopolis 47 3A Decatur Regional Finals Southeast 94, MacArthur 81 3A Mahomet Regional Finals Mah...
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Friday Frenzy Highlight Zone: 3/2

WAND Sports - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:22
The boys basketball playoffs are down to the regional and sectional championships! Join Noah Newman and Gordon Voit as they take you all over the state. 1A Moweaqua Sectional Finals Central A&M 69, Nokomis 56 1A Danville Sectional Finals Ridgeview 57, St. Anne 52 2A Maroa Sectional Finals Bloomington Central Catholic 56, Monticello 34 2A Robinson Sectional Finals Mt. Carmel 48, Teutopolis 47 3A Decatur Regional Finals Southeast 94, MacArthur 81 3A Mahomet Regional Finals Mah...
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Local girls basketball stars named All-State in 1A/2A

WAND Sports - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 01:55
Local Players Named to Class 1A/2A All-State Girls Basketball Teams [IBCA website: https://app.box.com/s/hdhfkdvdjjlytgdkv7rwrqhx1imm6zkx] First Team Paige Robinson, Okaw Valley senior Anaya Peoples, Schlarman junior Capria Brown, Schlarman sophomore Second Team Jolene Bueker, Teutopolis senior Zanna Myers, Monticello senior Katelyn Young, Oakwood sophomore Chloe Hughes, Marshall senior Third Team Katryal Clark, Auburn senior Sydney Gouard, Schlarman junior Caroline Jachino, Pleasa...
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Local girls basketball stars named All-State in 1A/2A

WAND Sports - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 01:55
Local Players Named to Class 1A/2A All-State Girls Basketball Teams [IBCA website: https://app.box.com/s/hdhfkdvdjjlytgdkv7rwrqhx1imm6zkx] First Team Paige Robinson, Okaw Valley senior Anaya Peoples, Schlarman junior Capria Brown, Schlarman sophomore Second Team Jolene Bueker, Teutopolis senior Zanna Myers, Monticello senior Katelyn Young, Oakwood sophomore Chloe Hughes, Marshall senior Third Team Katryal Clark, Auburn senior Sydney Gouard, Schlarman junior Caroline Jachino, Pleasa...
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Voit: Let's start an All-Star game to bring the state together

WAND Sports - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 01:19
For video, visit Gordon Voit - WAND Sports on Facebook! It's simple: We need a game. These days Illinois is synonymous with budget issues, bitter politics and an exodus of people fueling seemingly every other state. The solution could be on the basketball court, where the state produces elite talent from Chicago to Carbondale and everywhere in between. College coaches flock to the Land of Lincoln to scout talent. For goodness' sake, documentaries are made about out kids on a conti...
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Voit: Let's start an All-Star game to bring the state together

WAND Sports - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 01:19
For video, visit Gordon Voit - WAND Sports on Facebook! It's simple: We need a game. These days Illinois is synonymous with budget issues, bitter politics and an exodus of people fueling seemingly every other state. The solution could be on the basketball court, where the state produces elite talent from Chicago to Carbondale and everywhere in between. College coaches flock to the Land of Lincoln to scout talent. For goodness' sake, documentaries are made about out kids on a conti...
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Millikin bursts onto wrestling scene in third year of program

WAND Sports - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:38
DECATUR -- Three years ago, zero Millikin wrestlers qualified for the NCAA Nationals. It's hard to blame the team for that low number: There wasn't a program. Fast forward three short seasons, and the Midwest has a new force to be reckoned with. Three Big Blue wrestlers are headed to nationals on March 9-10 in Cleveland, including juniors Chris Williams and Keajion Jennings and true freshman Bradan Birt. Williams (Bethalto, Ill.) represents Millikin in the 141-pound weight clas...
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Millikin bursts onto wrestling scene in third year of program

WAND Sports - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:38
DECATUR -- Three years ago, zero Millikin wrestlers qualified for the NCAA Nationals. It's hard to blame the team for that low number: There wasn't a program. Fast forward three short seasons, and the Midwest has a new force to be reckoned with. Three Big Blue wrestlers are headed to nationals on March 9-10 in Cleveland, including juniors Chris Williams and Keajion Jennings and true freshman Bradan Birt. Williams (Bethalto, Ill.) represents Millikin in the 141-pound weight clas...
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Wednesday Night Highlight Zone: 2/28

WAND Sports - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:17
It was a dangerous night to be a No. 1 seed in the boys high school playoffs! Central A&M takes down No. 1 seed Dieterich, Monticello ended No. 1 seed St. Joseph-Ogden's season and Teutopolis edges No. 1 seed Eldorado. Video Highlights MacArthur 70, Taylorville 59 (3A Decatur Regional Semifinals) Monticello 47, St. Joseph-Ogden 39 (2A Maroa Sectional Semifinals) Teutopolis 56, Eldorado 52 (2A Robinson Sectional Semifinals) Central A&M 89, Dieterich 64 (1A Moweaqua Sectional S...
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Wednesday Night Highlight Zone: 2/28

WAND Sports - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:17
It was a dangerous night to be a No. 1 seed in the boys high school playoffs! Central A&M takes down No. 1 seed Dieterich, Monticello ended No. 1 seed St. Joseph-Ogden's season and Teutopolis edges No. 1 seed Eldorado. Video Highlights MacArthur 70, Taylorville 59 (3A Decatur Regional Semifinals) Monticello 47, St. Joseph-Ogden 39 (2A Maroa Sectional Semifinals) Teutopolis 56, Eldorado 52 (2A Robinson Sectional Semifinals) Central A&M 89, Dieterich 64 (1A Moweaqua Sectional S...
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