Category Archives: Local Sports

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

NCAA Basketball- #21 Indiana 73 Illinois 65 The Hoosiers pulled away in the 2nd half in Bloomington, Indiana.  The Fighting Illini are now 4 & 10 on the season. #2 Michigan 68 Penn State 55 Purdue 86 #25 Iowa 70 Boys High School Basketball- Friday games- Delavan at Flanagan-Cornell WJEZ will provide coverage of the…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois at #21 Indiana 6pm.  WJEZ will provide coverage of the game with the pregame beginning at 5 pm. #8 Michigan State 81 Northwestern 55 Maryland 74 #24 Nebraska 72 NBA- Orlando Magic 112 Chicago Bulls 84 The Bulls, who were outscored 32 to 16 in the 1st quarter, fall…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Scores and Schedules

Wednesday Morning Sports Scores and Schedules

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Football- Texas 28 Georgia 21 Ohio State 28 Washington 23 Kentucky 28 Penn State 21 NCAA Basketball- Duke remains the #1 team in the country in the latest AP poll.  Michigan is #2, followed by Tennessee, Virginia and Kansas. Illinois’ next game will be Thursday vs. Indiana.  WJEZ will provide coverage…MORE

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NFL- Chicago Bears 24 Minnesota Vikings 10 Chicago finish the regular season at 12 & 4 and eliminated the Vikings from playoff contention.  The Bears will host the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round of the playoffs on Sunday. Boys High School Basketball- Reed Custer 49 Dwight 44 Aurora West 77 Pontiac…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Bloom Township 57 Pontiac 48 Indian Creek 67 Dwight 59 Pontiac vs. West Aurora 6pm WJEZ will provide coverage beginning at 5:55 pm. Girls High School Basketball- Aurora Christian 63 Dwight 52 NBA- Chicago Bulls at Washington Wizards 6pm NCAA Football- Wisconsin 35 Miami 3 Duke 56 Temple…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- The Pontiac Holiday Tournament begins today at 9am.  WJEZ will provide coverage of Pontiac’s game vs. #1 seed Bloom Township beginning at 7:25pm. Dwight 52 Gardner South Wilmington 46 Girls High School Basketball- Dwight 53 LaMoille-Ohio 27 NBA- Minnesota Timberwolves 119 Chicago Bulls 94 NCAA Football- Boston College…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- The Pontiac Holiday Tournament begins Thursday.  Some of the teams competing in the event include Pontiac, Bloomington, Joliet West and Chicago Simeon.  WJEZ will provide coverage of Pontiac’s game beginning at 7:25pm Thursday. Girls High School Basketball- Pontiac 58 Dwight 25 NBA- Minnesota Timberwolves at Chicago Bulls 7pm…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac at Dwight 7pm WJEZ will carry the game starting at 6:55pm. Girls High School Basketball- El Paso-Gridley 42 Prairie Central 41 Dwight 46 St. Anne 22 NBA- Orlando Magic at Chicago Bulls 7pm NCAA Basketball- #2 Duke 69 #12 Texas Tech 58 Illinois returns to action Saturday…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Girls H.S. Basketball- El Paso-Gridley at Prairie Central 7pm St. Anne at Dwight 7pm Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac at Dwight 7pm Friday WJEZ will carry the game starting at 6:55pm. NBA- Brooklyn Nets 96 Chicago Bulls 93 The injury-riddled Bulls are now a league worst 7 & 25 on the season.…MORE

IHSA Membership Narrowly Approves District Scheduling for Football

IHSA Membership Narrowly Approves District Scheduling for Football

Illinois High School Association members approved changing regular season and playoff scheduling to a district-based system beginning in 2021. (Photo courtesy of WJBC) By Greg Halbleib District scheduling is coming to Illinois high school football. The Illinois High School Association on Tuesday announced schools narrowly approved the shift from conferences to districts beginning in 2021.…MORE