SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND TV) -- Esports are making its way to the Central Illinois area.

In Springfield students from Southeast, Lanphier and Springfield high schools are apart of the Springfield Capitols the first E-sport team in central Illinois.

Programs like Glenwood and Maroa-Forsyth have created teams as well. 

Teams have only been in existence for a little over a year and are still working towards being recognized as an official IHSA sport.

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