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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30!

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30!

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30!

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30!

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- It was looking like Lincoln big man Jermaine Hamlin would be playing for a prep school this coming season but today he shocked everyone as reports say he will be going to the University of Illinois.

The 6'10" center will follow in the foot steps of Lincoln native Brian Cook as he heads to Champaign.

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30!

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30! More >>

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30! More >>

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30! More >>

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WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30! More >>

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) -- The Eastern Illinois football team is looking for players to step up into some bigger roles this season.

The Panthers top two running backs from last season, Isaiah Johnson and Jamal Scott, aren't on the roster this season plus the team's top two receivers from last year, Alexander Hollins and Aaron Gooch, are also not on the roster. More >>

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- Illinois head coach Lovie Smith has been around a Pro Bowl linebacker or seven.

So when he gives praise to one of his present-day pupils like Milo Eifler, it's a stamp of approval that carries weight. More >>

MACON, Ill. (WAND) -- When Meridian head coach Micah Sheppard took over the football program in June of 2017, the roster numbered close to 25.

Now entering Season No. 3, Sheppard's helped bump that number to 45 -- which might even be higher if not for an unusually small junior class of four to five players. More >>

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Media Day at Memorial Stadium was a mix of the familar and the new.

Returning receivers like Dominic Stampley joked around with newcomers Josh Imatorbhebhe and Trevon Sidney, each of which transferred to Illinois from USC this offseason. More >>

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Four-time National League batting champion Bill Madlock joins WAND's Gordon Voit for a multi-part interview that ranges in topics from his memories growing up playing at Decatur's Mueller Park to hitting his first high school home run for Eisenhower at Fans Field to h… More >>

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- We told you a month ago we would keep you updated on the 217 basketball players trying to go pro and today we keep our word.

Former Centennial Charger Michael Finke is taking his talents overseas and is set to play next season in Warsaw, Poland. More >>

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Four-time National League batting champion Bill Madlock joins WAND's Gordon Voit for a multi-part interview that ranges in topics from his memories growing up playing at Decatur's Mueller Park to hitting his first high school home run for Eisenhower at Fans Field to h… More >>