Category Archives: Local Sports

Illinois State Fair Today: 8/13/2018

Illinois State Fair Today: 8/13/2018

(Photo By Flickr User knownaa)   If you are planning to be at the Illinois State Fair, click on and check out what’s happening with the ISF on today! Monday, August 13th – Senior Citizens Day/Scout Day: Fair visitors 60 and older are admitted to the fairgrounds for free. Special events in the Senior Citizens…MORE

Illinois State Fair Today: 8/10/2018

Illinois State Fair Today: 8/10/2018

(Photo By Flickr User Katherine Johnson)   “Attention Illinois State Fair goers, attention Illinois State Fair goes,” See what’s happening in the Capital City with a glimpse of the Illinois State Fair, On Today! Family, today, is Opening Day at the ISF; you can join in with them as they celebrate the County Fairs and…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: 2018 Indianapolis Colts Preseason Football Schedule

WVEL Sports Scope: 2018 Indianapolis Colts Preseason Football Schedule

(Photo By Flickr User H-J doeh)   The first time new head coach Frank Reich will be on the sidelines will take place in Seattle, WA during the Colts’ preseason opener. The team’s 2018 preseason schedule with dates and times has been finalized. The Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 preseason opponents is as followed: Thursday, August 9th –…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: 2018 Chicago Bears Preseason Football Schedule

WVEL Sports Scope: 2018 Chicago Bears Preseason Football Schedule

(Photo By Flickr User Tripp)   “Say there family, are you ready for Chicago Bears football?” Thanks to their inclusion in the Annual Hall of Fame Game against Baltimore in Canton, OH on Thursday, August 2nd, the Bears already had one of their games for their 2018 preseason set. After facing the Ravens to open…MORE

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