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(WAND) -- Back in February, the IHSA announced that they were changing the 1A through 6A playoff format by creating one 32-team bracket for each.

That will no longer happen. The IHSA reversed their decision and will stick with creating two 16-team brackets which are divided up by geographic regions.

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GLENWOOD, Ill. (WAND) -- Glenwood Athletics had a lot of success this past school year. From deep playoff runs to successful academics by student-athletes, there was a lot to be proud of. 

For outgoing Athletic Director Dusty Burk, one more honor was received as he was named the 2021-2022 Class 3A/4A Division 6 Athletic Director of the Year.

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) --  In this week's edition of Tupper's Take, Illini expert Mark Tupper discusses with Evan Abramson the addition of Illinois football commit David Olano.

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- The world of NIL is ever-changing but players are adapting with it.

Illini tight end Luke Ford recently signed a NIL deal with WWE. Mark Tupper joins us to explain. More >>

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again and Andre Iguodala has his fourth ring.

Steve Kerr subbed him in for the final 1:01 of Game 6. Is this the Lanphier star's last 61 seconds in the NBA? More >>

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) -- The 2022 Shrine Game will be happening this Saturday at Tucci Stadium and several local athletes will be hitting the gridiron again.

Find out which athletes received an invite and what it means to them to play in this All-Star Game. More >>

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- In this week's edition of Tupper's Take, Illini expert Mark Tupper discusses with Evan Abramson why Jacob Grandison's decision to head East to Duke is the perfect spot for the 24-year old who is looking for his first national championship. More >>

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- Andre Iguodala has had a tremendous career over his 18 years spent in the NBA. 

His parents recall the very beginning of his career and the foundation he built. Now, looking back on it, they're proud of the house he's built using every milestone he's reached in the NBA. More >>

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PONTIAC, IL. (WAND) -- The 3A/4A IBCA boy's basketball all-star game took place Saturday afternoon as stars from all across central Illinois gathered to show off their skills and talents.

Hear from one of MacArthur's star players and watch highlights from all of central Illinois' best here! More >>

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(WAND) -- The Glenwood Titans and Mahomet-Seymour Bulldogs each competed in State tournament games today for their final matches of the 2022 season.

Here are the scores, highlights and post-game reactions from the teams. More >>

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- Millikin pitcher Caleb Buehrle is getting some big time recognition.

The Big Blue senior was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division III Region Eight All-Region Third Team. More >>

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- Former Lanphier star Andre Iguodala is accustomed to being in the NBA Finals, he's been in seven of the last eight.

His Mom Linda is also used to these moments and now, isn't so much focused on the basketball games. More >>

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DECATUR, IL. (WAND) -- THE IHSA playoffs are nearing an end as the last of the teams from central Illinois competed Monday night in the 3A Super-Sectionals in baseball and softball.

Check out the action here! More >>

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PEORIA, IL. (WAND) -- The IHSA Baseball playoffs for 1A and 2A concluded Saturday afternoon as 3A and higher classes advanced further into the tournament bracket.

Check out the highlights here! More >>

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MACON, IL. (WAND) -- Exactly 51 years ago, the Meridian high school baseball team made a historic run in the IHSA playoffs. 

Today at Meridian high school, the coach of that team, along with its players, including Atlanta Braves Manager Brian Snitker, celebrated the official renaming of the Meridian baseball field as Snitker Field.  More >>

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PEORIA, IL. (WAND) -- The IHSA Softball playoffs for 1A and 2A concluded Saturday afternoon as 3A and higher classes advanced further into the tournament bracket.

Check out the highlights here! More >>

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(WAND) -- The WAND Sports crew was all over central Illinois getting every game today that included local teams.

We have scores, highlights, and postgame reaction plus, Brit Miller holds his annual golf outing and Midstate Soccer gears up for their big tournament in Decatur. More >>

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(WAND) -- The IHSA playoffs for baseball, softball and soccer continued Tuesday night as local teams in central Illinois continue to fight for a chance to claim a state championship. More >>

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -- Former Lanphier star Andre Iguodala has made it to seven of the last eight NBA Finals.

He's excelled since a young age but there's one moment in particular that changed his basketball career forever. More >>