• Updated
  • 0

There were some excellent matchups in high school volleyball across central Illinois tonight.

WAND Sports went to three games. Here are their scores and highlights.

  • Updated
  • 0

DECATUR, IL. (WAND-TV) -- Illini Expert Mark Tupper joins WAND Sports Anchor Evan Abramson for another edition of Tupper's Take. 

  • Updated
  • 0

CHATHAM, Ill. (WAND-TV) -- Over the course of the last year, John Hill has become an expert archer. 

Like many athletes, obstacles are common for them to overcome in order to achieve greatness. For Hill, that obstacle is being blind, having just 5 percent visibility in his right eye.

  • Updated
  • 0

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND-TV) -- The Original Friday Frenzy returns for week four of the high school football season in 2021. The WAND Sports team traveled across central Illinois to bring you the latest in high school football and Illini sports.

  • Updated
  • 0

It's WAND's Athlete of the Week!

Each week, our WAND Sports Team puts the spotlight on a local high school athlete who is excelling not only as an athlete, but as a student and a community member!

  • Updated

High school volleyball in central Illinois is in full force.

The WAND Sports Team made it out to four games tonight. Check out all the highlights here. More >>

  • Updated

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (WAND-TV) -- The Atkins Group Open continued as part of the ITF World Tennis Tour Tuesday afternoon as several current and former Illini competed in singles and doubles competitions. 

Featured here were Alexander Petrov, who defeated Toby Boyer who forfeited in the match due to injury. Also included was the doubles matchup of Gabriellus Guzauskas and Olivier Stuart vs. Alexander Brown and Ezekiel Clark.  More >>

  • Updated

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (WAND-TV) -- After falling to 1-2 on the year thanks to a 42-14 loss to Virginia, Head Coach Bret Bielema is forced to climb back from a two-game losing streak as he prepares for a matchup with Big Ten opponent Maryland (2-0). 

Bielema and company have the chance to go 2-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since 2011 if they can secure a win. Helping them do that will be returning starting quarterback Brandon Peters, who has been cleared to play. More >>

  • Updated

DECATUR, IL. (WAND-TV) -- For the past two days, nearly 100 athletes and Unified Partners gathered to compete in the 2021 Special Olympics Illinois State Golf Tournament. 

The event took place at Hickory Point Golf Course as the state golf tournament is one of 12 competitions that took place across the state of Illinois.  More >>

  • Updated

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. (WAND-TV) -- For the first time in the Bret Bielema era, the Illini Football team (1-2) has a losing streak, suffering a 42-14 loss to Virginia on the road. 

Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong threw for five touchdowns and over 400 yards as Virginia snapped a 9-game regular-season losing streak in non-conference games against Power Five opponents.  More >>

  • Updated

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND-TV) -- The Original Friday Frenzy returns for week one of the high school football season in 2021 as the WAND Sports team went out across central Illinois to bring you the latest in high school football and Illini sports. More >>

  • Updated

It's WAND's Athlete of the Week!

Each week, our WAND Sports Team puts the spotlight on a local high school athlete who is excelling not only as an athlete, but as a student and a community member! More >>

  • Updated

(WAND-TV) -- High school volleyball continued across central Illinois Tuesday night as the WAND Sports team went to different key matchups across the area. More >>

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- After a great start to the regular season, the Illini hit a road bump.

UTSA came into Champaign and handed Illinois their first loss of the Bret Bielema era, 37-30. More >>

  • Updated

DECATUR, IL. (WAND-TV) -- Illini Expert Mark Tupper joins WAND Sports Anchor Evan Abramson for another edition of Tupper's Take. 

In this week's edition, Mark Tupper discusses how the Illini have several things they need to work on if they want to stand a chance against Virginia on the road this week.  More >>

  • Updated

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - We've been hearing it all week. The Illini could not take the Roadrunners of UTSA lightly after coming off the first win of the Bret Bielema era. More >>

  • Updated

DECATUR, IL. (WAND-TV) -- The Original Friday Frenzy returns for week one of the high school football season in 2021 as the WAND Sports team headed out across central Illinois to bring you the latest in high school football and Illini sports. More >>

  • Updated

It's WAND's Athlete of the Week!

Each week, our WAND Sports Team puts the spotlight on a local high school athlete who is excelling not only as an athlete, but as a student and a community member! More >>

  • Updated

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Illini sent more than 41,000 fans home happy Saturday after taking down Nebraska 30-22 to kick off the college football season.

Game day started off at Grange Grove for the Illini Walk. The Illini faithful welcomed the team as they made their way from the bus to the gridiron. More >>

  • Updated

(WAND-TV) -- The Original Friday Frenzy returns for week one of the high school football season in 2021 as the WAND Sports team headed out across central Illinois to bring you the latest in high school football and Illini sports. More >>

  • Updated

It's WAND's Athlete of the Week!

Each week, our WAND Sports Team puts the spotlight on a local high school athlete who is excelling not only as an athlete, but as a student and a community member!

To submit a student-athlete's name, please send a detailed list of his/her accolades to Mark Pearson at mpearson@wandtv.com. More >>

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- It's not often that a high school team loses every skill position player from a previous season, but that's exactly what is happening at Lanphier.

The Lions though, are embracing it and are excited to start fresh with the newcomers. More >>