ARTHUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Six of central Illinois' high school football teams competed in a 7-on-7 outing at ALAH High School Wednesday.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WAND) -- Illinois School for the Visually Impaired's Tori Lynch is one of just 10 girls in the country to be chosen for the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes' "Emerging Stars ID Camp" later this month in Colorado Springs.
Don't miss "Roe Stories" this summer on WAND Sports! Every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Gordon Voit spotlights a different baseball artifact in the basement collection of Decatur legend Roe Skidmore!
MT. ZION -- The Mt. Zion athletic department is turning to a veritable Swiss Army Knife to lead its boys basketball program.
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Some college basketball analysts have ranked Illinois men's basketball in their top 25 for this coming season but some of the team's depth could be on the move.
Samba Kane, an Illini center who was going to be a sophomore this fall, has entered the transfer portal.
MOWEAQUA, Ill. (WAND) -- The Central A&M football team is coming off off a season were they lost in the quarterfinals of the state tournament.
The Raiders though, will bring back senior quarterback Connor Heaton as well as senior wideout Jacob Paradee.
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- It's not often that a brother and sister duo both make it to nationals the same season but that's exactly what happened with the Benson siblings.
Trinity and James Benson II will be competing at the national track meet in North Carolina at the end of the month.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WAND) -- Jacksonville native Blake Hance is set to take his talents to the Washington Redskins this summer, for NFL training camp.
MACON, Ill. (WAND) -- It was a picture perfect night for racing at Macon Speedway.
Several local drivers took advantage and won their heats.
MOWEAQUA, Ill. (WAND) -- The football season is quickly approaching and coaches are looking for players to step up.
That's certainly the case for Pana this season.
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Only three players from each team get to attend Big Ten Media Day.
It is an honor to those selected as they are the three that get to represent their universities on a national stage. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- It's been a fantastic season for Central Illinois United but their season isn't done.
The 14U team that has players from Effingham, Peoria, Springfield, Forsyth, Clinton and more will be traveling to take on the best of the best at nationals in Colorado. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Remember the eight-man football team we previewed a few weeks ago? Well, they're headed to the Mid America National Championship game. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- The Illinois football team will begin training camp on August 2nd and everyone will be watching the quarterback competition between Michigan transfer Brandon Peters and big time recruit Isaiah Williams.
But what other position battles should fans keep their eyes on? More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- AAU basketball teams from all across the viewing area are in Decatur's Eisenhower and MacArthur gyms this weekend, fighting for Central Illinois supremacy but more importantly helping give the kids exposure for the college level. More >>
MAROA, Ill. (WAND) -- All-State quarterback Ian Benner is on the move. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- The NCAA has announced that it will push back the three point line from the current 20 feet and 9 inches to 22 feet and 3/4 inches. More >>
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- Sports have always been known to give people an outlet. The "Capital City Boxing Club" uses the the sport of boxing to help the youth stay off the streets. More >>
MT. ZION. Ill. (WAND) -- It was a heartbreaking loss to say the least. St. Teresa fell in the state semifinals to Maroa-Forsyth, 16-14.
Ever since that loss, the Bulldogs have had an edge about themselves. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- After 20 seasons at Effingham, head coach Chris Fleener is moving on.
He will teach and take over as head baseball coach at Fairfield High School. More >>
MT. ZION, Ill. (WAND) -- One of the most valuable things in sports is the ability to gain game experience.
Ashton Summers started as a sophomore quarterback last season for the Braves and now has a year under his belt. More >>
MT. ZION, Ill. (WAND) -- Believe it or not, high school football teams are starting to prepare for the fall.
Warrensburg-Latham traveled to Mt. Zion for 7-on-7 scrimmages with the Braves, St. Teresa and Vandalia. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Could the boys state basketball tournament be on the move?
There's certainly a chance as Champaign plans to make a bid at being the host city. More >>
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- A college basketball analyst has Illinois in his top 25. More >>
MAROA, Ill. (WAND) -- You can never have too much football. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- The Illinois men's basketball team is keeping their eyes on two recruits from right here in the state of Illinois. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Second-year head coach Olivia Lett brings a resume like no other. She's a career scoring leader at Pana High School, a national champion and has played at the pro level in Spain. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- The second annual "Never Too Small Too Ball" basketball camp is back at Decatur Christian School for the summer. More >>
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- It has become an annual occurrence, a media roundtable at the end of the Illini sports season.
The event is hosted by Illinois Athletics Director Josh Whitman. He discusses key topics from the previous sports season as well as addressing topics in the upcoming sports season. More >>
ST. LOUIS, MO (WAND) -- MyShaun Mania continued today as the soon-to-be junior had an opportunity of a lifetime today.
Not only did he get to go to his first Cardinals game, but the viral sensation threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Busch Stadium. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)-- The fifth annual "Big Obstacle Course" is coming to Fairview Park July 20th. The course will be 1.8 miles long and contain 24 obstacles. These obstacles will include tires, a giant wall and nets. A local boot camp group "BO3k" is getting ready for the event by training two to three times a week. More >>
BIARRITZ, France (WAND) -- Boody, Illinois native Lauren Doyle has a new career high point: leading Team USA to the world's most prestigious rugby championship other than the Olympics.
The Meridian High and Eastern Illinois graduate helped the No. 2-seeded Eagles to a 26-10 win over No. 1 seed New Zealand in the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Mark Tupper joined us in studio for Tupper's Take.
He discusses what to expect from Illinois Athletics Director tomorrow as Josh Whitman will hold a media roundtable. More >>
FORSYTH, Ill. (WAND) -- It was the 35th annual and final Forsyth Classic played at Hickory Point Golf Club.
Weather conditions through the three days were challenging and in the end it was Jillian Hollis who won the tournament. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- The Illinois Thundercats football team is coming off of a season where they were crowned Mid-American 8-Man League Champs.
The squad is currently ranked second in the country but the bond the players and coaches share goes beyond the football field. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)-- Maroa-Forsyth's Ian Benner is having one busy summer. More >>
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) -- Durrell Robinson knew it was time to come home. More >>