It's Gordon Voit's new sports series "WAND Oral Histories," diving deep into the long-form legends, myths and ghosts of Central Illinois sports lore!

Tune in on Fridays during the 10 p.m. sportscast for a taste of each week's episode, which will be posted online by Saturday morning in its full form.

Episode 3: "Ball Head Watkins" - Marty Watkins shares about his uncle, former Eisenhower forward George Watkins, who signed an ABA contract but ultimately fell into the trap many young men without guidance fall into

Episode 2: "Curly Neal and Decatur" - Washington General Anthony Smith and Sean Streaty's memory of the Globetrotters in Decatur in the late 1970s

Episode 1: "Kita's Porch" - The playground scene in the 1980s and 1990s in Decatur

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