Category Archives: Local Sports

WVEL News/Sports Scope: Michael Jordan Named Top Athlete For The Land Of Lincoln

WVEL News/Sports Scope: Michael Jordan Named Top Athlete For The Land Of Lincoln

(Photo By Flickr User ben_lei)   According to illinoistop200.com & WAND-TV, Michael Jordan has been voted the top Illinois athlete by online voters. Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA titles. The Illinois Top 200 project asks people to vote on different categories including top historic event, top musician, top author, and others. Jordan was…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: IHSA Football Comes To Champaign-Urbana (Chambana)

WVEL/IHSA Insider: IHSA Football Comes To Champaign-Urbana (Chambana)

(Photo By Flickr User Joshua Miller)   “Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready For IHSA Football Coming To Chambana Land!” Just to name a few, high school teams like Peoria Notre Dame, Bloomington, Urbana, and Champaign St. Thomas More, will play football at University Of Illinois’ Memorial Stadium coming this Saturday! Peoria Notre Dame’s football team…MORE

Chicago Football Classic + Circle City Classic Reminder

Chicago Football Classic + Circle City Classic Reminder

    (Photo By Flickr User Josh Hallett)   “Are you ready for some HBCU Football?” If so, then this is just a family reminder to let you know that you don’t want to miss the Chicago Football Classic in Chicago, IL & the Circle City Classic in Indianapolis, IN happening on the 4th Saturday…MORE

WVEL Sports/Travel Scope: Chicago Football Classic + Circle City Classic

WVEL Sports/Travel Scope: Chicago Football Classic + Circle City Classic

(Photo By Flickr User Marco Verch)   If you’re ready for some HBCU Football, then you don’t want to miss the Chicago Football Classic in Chicago, IL & the Circle City Classic in Indianapolis, IN happening on the 4th Saturday in September! About The Chicago Football Classic: In 1997, a small local group of African-…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs + Pittsburgh Pirates= Williamsport, PA

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs + Pittsburgh Pirates= Williamsport, PA

(Photo By Flickr User Michael Stokes)   The Chicago Cubs will face the Pittsburgh Pirates in next year’s Little League Classic in Williamsport, PA. According to WMAQ-TV & The Chicago Tribune, the game will be held at BB&T Ballpark At Bowman Field on Sunday, August 18, 2019. The Cubs and Pirates players will attend Little…MORE

Illinois State Fair Weekend Today Finale: 8/18 + 8/19/2018

Illinois State Fair Weekend Today Finale: 8/18 + 8/19/2018

(Photo By Flickr User Tom Hart)   Alright family, who’s up for traveling to the Cap City to celebrate the last weekend of the Illinois State Fair? If so, take a look to see where you can get in where you fit in for some great family fun on these weekend days! Saturday, August 18th…MORE

Illinois State Fair Today: 8/15/2018

Illinois State Fair Today: 8/15/2018

(Photo By Flickr User Pixel Focus)   “State Fair Fun In The Cap City, State Fair Fun In The Cap City, State Fair Fun In The Cap City!” If you want to join in on the State Fair Fun In The Capital City, check out to see what’s happening with day number 7 of the…MORE

Illinois State Fair Today-8/14/2018

Illinois State Fair Today-8/14/2018

(Photo By Flickr User Jeffrey Scott Will)   If you want to take a look at what’s going on with the Capital City and get your ISF fix in the mix, check out today’s highlights and see how you can join in on this Summer Celebration! Tuesday, August 14th – Agriculture Day: Agriculture Day is a…MORE