Category Archives: Local Sports

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois 63 Ohio State 56 The Fighting Illini won their 4th game in a row and their 1st win in Columbus in 10 years.  Illinois is at Wisconsin on Monday. Boys High School Basketball- Central Catholic 88 Prairie Central 60 Pontiac at Rantoul 7:30pm Prairie Central at St. Thomas More…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois at Ohio State 6pm Northern Iowa 77 Illinois State 64 Illinois Wesleyan 111 North Park 66 Boys High School Basketball- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 49 Fieldcrest 48 Girls High School Basketball- Washington 58 Prairie Central 17 Central Catholic 67 Pontiac 39 Class 3A Regional Championship at Pontiac–Washington vs. Central Catholic 7pm…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 88 Olympia 59 Joey Murphy led the way with 21 points. Pontiac 48 Olympia 38(JV) Dwight 74 Tri-Point 61 Girls High School Basketball- Class 3A Regional at Pontiac–Washington vs. Prairie Central, 6pm; Central Catholic vs. Pontiac, 7:30pm NCAA Basketball- Penn State 75 #6 Michigan 69 #11 Michigan…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Central Catholic 64 Pontiac 52 Olympia vs. Pontiac 7pm WJEZ will provide coverage of the game starting at 6:55pm. Girls High School Basketball- Prairie Central 54 Streator 26 Midwest Central 60 Fieldcrest 39 NCAA Basketball- Tennessee remains the #1 team in the latest AP poll.  Duke is 2nd,…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Prairie Central 74 Pontiac 67 Prairie Central 73 Pontiac 30(JV game) Girls High School Basketball- Fieldcrest 51 Olympia 48 Ridgeview 45 Lexington 40 NCAA Basketball- #20 Iowa 79 Indiana 72 Illinois hosts Rutgers tomorrow on WJEZ.. NBA- Chicago at Brooklyn 6:30pm NHL- Chicago Blackhawks 4 Vancouver 3(OT)MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac at Prairie Central 7pm WJEZ will provide coverage of the game beginning at 6:55pm. Girls High School Basketball- Olympia 47 El Paso-Gridley 38 Fieldcrest 54 Tri-Valley 38 Prairie Central at Pontiac 7pm NBA- New Orleans 125 Chicago 120 The Chicago Bulls are trading Bobby Portis and Jabari…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois 79 #9 Michigan State 72 The Fighting Illini rode a strong 1st half and went on to pull off the upset in front of nearly 13-thousand home fans.  Illinois will next play Rutgers Saturday. Michigan 77 Rutgers 65 Valparaiso 69 Illinois State 53 Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 73…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois vs. #9 Michigan State WJEZ will provide coverage of the game beginning at 5pm. Penn State 59 Northwestern 52 Tennessee remains #1 in the latest AP poll, followed by Duke, Virginia, Gonzaga and Kentucky. Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 77 Unity 48 Pontiac at Illinois Valley Central 7pm Prairie…MORE

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NFL- New England Patriots 13 Los Angeles Rams 3 The Patriots scored 10 points in the 4th quarter to win their 6th Super Bowl.  Wide receiver Julian Edelman was named MVP of the game.  The Rams became only the 2nd team in NFL history to not score a touchdown in the Super…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Flanagan-Cornell 70 Heyworth 68 Monticello at Pontiac 7pm St. Joe-Ogden at Prairie Central 7:30pm Girls High School Basketball- Pontiac 48 Unity 39 Rantoul 55 Prairie Central 43 El Paso-Gridley 40 Fieldcrest 30 Dwight 56 Iroquois West 34 NCAA Basketball- #6 Michigan State 82 #19 Iowa 67 #5 Michigan…MORE