Category Archives: Local Sports

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 52 Bureau Valley 24 Girls H.S. Basketball- Dwight 53 Clifton Central 42 Ridgeview 32, Fieldcrest 31 Deer Creek-Mackinaw 50, Flanagan-Cornell 41 NCAA Basketball- East Tennessee State is at Illinois Saturday.  WJEZ will provide coverage of the game beginning at noon. NBA- Orlando Magic 97 Chicago Bulls 91…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Volleyball- After taking down Marquette and No. 6 Wisconsin, the Fighting Illini will face Nebraska in the Final Four tonight at 8pm.  The winner takes on either BYU or Stanford for the national championship. Boys High School Basketball- Fieldcrest 69, Kewanee 62 Girls H.S. Basketball- Dwight 54 Manteno 29 Herscher 60,…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Princeton 55 Pontiac 52 Seneca 68 Dwight 49 El Paso-Gridley 42 Flanagan-Cornell 39 Woodland 72, Tri-Point 69 Girls H.S. Basketball- Reed Custer 68 Dwight 37 Prairie Central 56, Tri-Valley 25 Flanagan-Cornell 51, Midland 47 NFL- The Chicago Bears have announced that defensive back Bryce Callahan has a broken…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 67 Plano 53 The Indians will take on Princeton this afternoon at 5pm. El Paso-Gridley at Flanagan-Cornell WJEZ will carry the game starting at 6:55pm. Girls H.S. Basketball- Herscher 51 Dwight 23 NBA- Sacramento Kings 108  Chicago Bulls 89 The Bulls committed 27 turnovers and blew an…MORE

A New Dimension of Sports at PTHS

A New Dimension of Sports at PTHS

By A. J. Harris/Public domain graphic courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Published reports from the weekend say PTHS made a new mark on sports history. At the annual Pontiac wrestling invitational on Saturday, the first ever all-girls division took to the mat. Close to 40 competitors were vying for medals alongside their male counterparts. While Pontiac…MORE

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NFL- Chicago Bears 15 Los Angelas Rams 6 The Bears used a dominating defense to defeat the 11 & 1 Rams.  Chicago intercepted QB Jared Goff 4 times and recorded a safety.  The 9 & 4 Bears will host Green Bay Sunday. Boys High School Basketball- Herscher 47      Dwight 45 NCAA Basketball-…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Tri Point at Prairie Central is the Livingston County Game of the Week Pre-game on WJEZ begins at 6:55pm. Jr. High Basketball- Woodland 30 Saunemin 26 NCAA Basketball- Purdue 62    #23 Maryland 60 Illinois will next play UNLV Saturday. The pre-game starts at noon on Classic Hits, 98.9,…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Scores and Schedules

Thursday Morning Sports Scores and Schedules

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- #19Ohio State 77 Illinois 67 The Buckeyes rallied in the 2nd half to get the win.  Illinois falls to 2 & 7 on the season and will next play UNLV Saturday. Pre-game is at noon on Classic Hits, 98.9, WJEZ. UIC 94 Illinois State 73 Girls High School Basketball- Dwight…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Scores and Schedules

Wednesday Morning Sports Scores and Schedules

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- #5Michigan 62 Northwestern 60 #19 Ohio State at Illinois WJEZ will carry the Big Ten matchup starting at 5pm. Boys High School Basketball- Fieldcrest 69 Dwight 35 Girls H.S. Basketball- Morton 69 Pontiac 39 NBA- Indiana Pacers 95 Chicago Bulls 90 Newly appointed head coach Jim Boylan lost his debut…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Girls High School Baketball- Seneca 52 Dwight 30 Tonight, Pontiac hosts Morton at 7pm. Boys Jr. High Basketball- 8th grade- Mazon 33 Saunemin 21 7th grade- Saunemin 21 Mazon 14 NBA- The Chicago Bulls fired head coach Fred Hoiberg Tuesday.  The Bulls are 5 & 19 on the season.  Chicago plays Indiana…MORE