Category Archives: Local Sports

45th Annual Steamboat Classic

45th Annual Steamboat Classic

(Photo By Flickr User Nordea Riga Marathon)   The 45th running of the Steamboat Classic 4 Mile, 15 Kilometer, and 4 Kilometer Races will be taking place on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in downtown Peoria, IL. The Steamboat Classic has been known as the “World’s Fastest Four Miles,“ “Illinois Toughest 15K,“ and “Peoria’s Easiest 4K,” these…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Peoria Rivermen Will Face The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs In The 1st Round SPHL Playoffs

WVEL Sports Scope: Peoria Rivermen Will Face The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs In The 1st Round SPHL Playoffs

(Photo By Flickr User Todd Quinn)   According to pjstar.com, the Peoria Rivermen chose tradition over innovation Sunday in the SPHL’s inaugural Challenge Round selection show. The Number 1-seeded Rivermen, selected Number 8 seed Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs as their first-round playoff opponent in a best-of-3 series that starts Wednesday in Roanoke, VA. Here’s the…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: IHSA Class 3A/4A Boys Basketball State Finals

WVEL/IHSA Insider: IHSA Class 3A/4A Boys Basketball State Finals

(Photo By Flickr User PIVISO)   Which High School Boys Basketball team will be crowned “IHSA Kings Of The Court?” Now we know that this question was asked for the gentlemen of Class 1A/Class 2A on last week; now we will see who will take all as the “Road To River City, Part Two (The…MORE

WVEL Music Scope: Get Ready For Earth, Wind, + Fire To Invade The River City

WVEL Music Scope: Get Ready For Earth, Wind, + Fire To Invade The River City

(Photo By Flickr User The Conmunity – Pop Culture Geek)   The Elements Of The Universe are coming back to Peoria, IL! Earth, Wind, and Fire will be in the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 7pm. About Earth, Wind, and Fire: Earth, Wind & Fire, one of the world top-selling musical…MORE

IHSA Madness Access Experience

IHSA Madness Access Experience

(Photo By Flickr User Kate Ter Haar)   “Light, Camera, IHSA Madness Access!” Come enjoy a special day at the IHSA Madness Experience! The HISRA staff and hundreds of volunteers will adapt all of the games and activities in the Madness Experience and make them accessible to people with disabilities! Tuesday, March 13, 2018- Field Trip…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: 2018 Class 1A/2A Boys Basketball State Finals

WVEL/IHSA Insider: 2018 Class 1A/2A Boys Basketball State Finals

(Photo By Flickr User Ged Carroll)   Who will be crowned “IHSA Kings Of The Court?” We know that this question was asked for the ladies and now, it’s the gentlemen’s turn to see who will take all as the “Road To River City, Part One,” begins this weekend in Peoria, IL; let the High…MORE