Category Archives: Local Sports

IHSA Madness Experience Reminder

IHSA Madness Experience Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User JD Hancock)   “Attention, Attention, The IHSA Madness Experience Is Here For One More Weekend!” Since 1996, the IHSA Madness Experience™, a family-oriented extravaganza of fun, interactive games, historical exhibits and good times, has been an integral part of the Boys State Finals in Peoria. Just across the concourse from the…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: 2019 Class 1A/2A Boys Basketball State Finals

WVEL/IHSA Insider: 2019 Class 1A/2A Boys Basketball State Finals

(Photo By Flickr User LV Memories)   Will the “IHSA Kings Of The Court,” please stand up! The Queen’s have been crowned, now it’s the gentlemen’s turn to see who will take all as the “Road To River City, Part One,” beginning this weekend in Peoria, IL; let the High School Madness begin! Here is a…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: 2019 Class 3A/4A Girls Basketball State Finals

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: 2019 Class 3A/4A Girls Basketball State Finals

(Photo By Flickr User Kevin Chang)   “Who will be crowned “Class 3A/4A IHSA Queens Of The Court?” You know we had to ask you again, right? The Road To Redbird, Part Two (The Final Chapter) concludes on this weekend in Bloomington-Normal. IL! The month of March has begun and we are set for a…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: 2019 Class 1A/2A Girls Basketball State Finals

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: 2019 Class 1A/2A Girls Basketball State Finals

(Photo By Flickr User eddie welker)   “All Hail To The Queens Of The IHSA Basketball Court!” “All In Favor, Let Us Hear You Say, Here, Here!” The Road To Redbird, Part One begins on this weekend in Bloomington/Normal. IL; February Fever Wall-To-Wall Basketball, Is In Full Effect! If you are planning to attend this event,…MORE

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