Mt. Zion, Ill. (WAND) -- Mt. Zion baseball has been one of the most consistent programs in Macon County over the past decade.
NORMAL -- The next batch of talented FBS transfers are making their first impressions at Illinois State spring practice this week.
CHAMPAIGN -- A day after exploding for 15 runs, the Badger bats were silenced by Arcola native Taylor Edwards.
Mark Tupper stops by the studio to break down the brackets!
For the sixth year in a row the Illini aren't going dancing, but there are several central Illinois connections to keep an eye on during the NCAA Tournament.
For the sixth year in a row the Illini didn't hear their name called on Selection Sunday.
PEORIA -- A trio of teams in the coverage area suited up for the final time this season at the state tournament Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- When asked after the game if his team showed a lack of urgency, Ayo Dosunmu responded with the following: "Of course, a blind man could've saw that."
The Big Ten announced Jim Delany will step down as commissioner at the end of his contract in 2020.
CARBONDALE -- Illinois State and Southern Illinois traded baskets down the stretch, until the Salukis pulled away late for a 72-63 victory in a game that featured an 18 point second half swing.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thirty years later and the Flyin' Illini are still bringing fans to their feet. More >>
NORMAL -- For the second year in a row the class 1A girls basketball state championship trophy is headed to Schlarman Academy. More >>
The road to Redbird Arena resumed Monday night with girls basketball sectionals and super-sectionals. More >>
CHAMPAIGN -- Urbana senior Luke Luffman became the first wrestler in Champaign-Urbana to win back-to-back-to-back state titles, capturing the 2A 285 crown Saturday night at the State Farm Center. More >>
No one could have predicted the kind of season Giorgi Bezhanishvili is having - not even Brad Underwood. More >>
WARRENSBURG, Ill. (WAND) -- Over a thousand people packed the Warrensburg-Latham high school gym to get an up close look at the Harlem Wizards Saturday night. More >>
VIDEO FEATURE: GIORGI BEZHANISHVILI More >>
CHAMPAIGN, ILL. (WAND) -- Kipper Nichols busted out of a five-game scoreless streak Saturday, helping the Illini secure a 71-64 win over Nebraska at the State Farm Center. More >>
For the first time in the history of Tupper's Take the guys are talking about a win over a ranked opponent. More >>
NORMAL, ILL. (WAND) -- Decatur native Christian Williams was super efficient in his return to central Illinois, scoring 9 points on just 3 shots, but his Sycamores had no answer for Phil Fayne and the Redbirds Sunday. More >>
NEW YORK, NY -- Tevian Jones picked the perfect time to have his breakout performance - on the big stage of Madison Square Garden. More >>
CLICK HERE FOR A LOOK AT THE CARDINALS CARAVAN IN DECATUR! More >>
MACON -- It was like one big family reunion inside the halls of Meridian High School Friday night - the state champs were back home. More >>
NORMAL, Ill. (WAND) -- Marcus Bartley was all smiles after his pregame shoot around Tuesday at Redbird Arena.
The Southern Illinois senior is thrilled to be back in Central Illinois.
"It's really great to be back at home, I'm about 45 minutes from the crib so it's great," Bartley told WAND-TV before the game. More >>
Champaign, Ill. (WAND) -- Ayo Dosunmu scored a game-high 23 points, but the Illini fell short against No. 2 Michigan Thursday night.
The Wolverines used a well balanced attack to defeat the Illini 79-69, and improve to a program-record tying 16-0. More >>
The Illinois men's basketball team suffered another gut wrenching loss 68-66 at Northwestern Sunday. More >>
St. Teresa graduate Christian Williams had a career day for Indiana State Saturday - scoring 18 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a 65-60 win over Bradley in the team's conference home opener. More >>