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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.

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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.

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) -- The best of the best from Illinois high school football met up on the gridiron.

Local athletes made a big impact in this game both offensively and defensively.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) -- The athletes participating in the Shrine Game are just one day away from taking the field for their last high school football game of their careers.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND)-- Practice is under way this week for the 45th annual Illinois Shrine Game. Orlando Toatley talked to the East team, which has tons of Central Illinois talent. Players such as MacArthur's Derrick Taylor and Monticello's Alek Bundy hope to lead the defense to a domina…

FORSYTH, Ill. (WAND) -- The 35th annual Forsyth Classic continued Wednesday with its Pro-Amateur round. Professional female golfers from all around the world shot 18 holes with their own personal team that was provided by the sponsors of the tournament. This will be the final classic held in Forsyth after years of being an attraction in the community. Organizers say funding has become an issue.

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Illinois State athletics was named the Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports champion.

This is the first time since the 2009-2010 sports season that the school earned this honor. More >>

MT. ZION, Ill. (WAND) -- The Mt. Zion softball team returned home today after a historic season.

The Braves defeated Bishop McNamara this morning 4-2 and finished in third place in the state for 3A. The third place finish in softball is the best in school history. More >>

ILLINOIS (WAND) -- The WAND viewing area had a very active Saturday in playoff baseball and softball, with six local schools fighting for three spots.


At the state baseball tournament in Peoria, Teutopolis won a remarkable fourth state championship in 10 years when it pulled away late from Pleasant Plains 12-6 in the Class 2A title game. More >>

RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) -- Several local teams are advancing in the baseball and softball playoffs and Mt. Zion and Teutopolis are two of them.

The Braves softball team defeated Paris this morning, 4-0 to win the Rantoul Regional Championship. More >>

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) -- Local stars from all over the WAND viewing area took home medals in nearly every event of the boys state track meet on an action-packed Saturday at Eastern Illinois University. More >>

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) -- It was day two of the Illinois boys state track meet and several local athletes punched their tickets to tomorrow's finals.

MacArthur's Micha Reed qualifies for the 800 meter run while, the Generals AJ Lawson is in the finals for high jump.

Lamphier's Khalil Ross finished first in the prelims. He will be a favorite tomorrow.
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CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) -- The opening day of the boys state track meet was littered with local stars, from short distance kings Makail Stanley (Argenta-Oreana) and Cody Klein (Pana) to Ridgeview hurdler Mason Barr and a slew of high-performing relay teams including GCMS, Pana and Maroa-Forsyth. More >>

LITCHFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- The St. Teresa girls soccer team has accomplished something no other team in school history has done in girls soccer.

The Bulldogs defeated Carlinville 1-0 and won their school's first sectional championship in girls soccer. More >>

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- When St. Teresa squares off against Carlinville in the 1A sectional finals on Saturday in Litchfield, the Bulldogs will already have made program history. More >>

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) -- Local athletes from all over the WAND viewing area qualified for state finals in several events.

LSU commit, Serena Bolden, will have a chance to take home four state titles tomorrow. She qualified for the long jump, triple jump, and both the 100 and 200 meter dashes. More >>

Viral sensation Myshaun Dozier, whose inspirational story reached more than 5 million people this week, stopped by the Friday Frenzy to present Gordon Voit with some MacArthur-themed gifts live on air alongside athletic director Jason Crutcher. More >>