Category Archives: Local Sports

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Class 3A Regional Championship at Fairbury: Prairie Central 81 Bishop McNamara 70, Pontiac 67 Streator 43 Prairie Central vs. Kankakee 7pm (WJEZ will provide the play-by-play beginning at 6:55pm) NCAA Basketball- Gonzaga moved up a spot Monday to begin a second stint at #1 in the latest A.P.…MORE

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Class 3A Regional Championship at Fairbury: Prairie Central vs. Bishop McNamara 6pm, Pontiac vs. Streator 7:30pm (WJEZ will provide the play-by-play of both games beginning at 6:55pm) NCAA Basketball- Illinois State 67 Drake 62 #10 Michigan State 77 #7 Michigan 70 Illinois is off until Thursday when they…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Clinton at Prairie Central 7pm(WJEZ will provide play-by-play beginning at 6:55pm) Class 2A Regional Championship at Momence-Seneca at El Paso-Gridley 7pm Class 2A Regional Championship at Minonk–Fieldcrest vs. Watseka 7pm NCAA Basketball- College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Tournament Semifinal at Rock Island–Illinois Wesleyan vs.  Augustana 7pm #7Michigan…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Indiana State 73 Illinois State 50 #8 North Carolina 88 #1 Duke 72 #10 Michigan State 71 Rutgers 60 Illinois is off until Saturday when they play Penn State. Boys High School Basketball- Class 1A Regional at Grant Park–Ridgeview 43 Flanagan-Cornell 34 Class 1A Regional at Dwight–Gardner-South Wilmington 61, Dwight…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- #15 Purdue 48 Indiana 46 Penn State 95 Nebraska 71 #24 Maryland 66 #21 Iowa 65 Illinois State at Indiana State, 6pm Boys High School Basketball- Ottawa 65 Streator 41 Class 1A Regional at Dwight–St. Anne 67 Calvary Christian 20 Cornerstone Christian 58 Lexington 38 Class 2A Regional at Momence–El…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- #22 Wisconsin 64 Illinois 58 The Fighting Illini let a halftime lead slip away and lose in Madison.  Illinois will host Penn State Saturday. Duke reclaimed the top spot in Monday’s AP Top 25, the third time this season they’ve reached #1.  Gonzaga is #2, followed by Virginia, Kentucky and…MORE

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