IC football, futbol players recognized for last week’s performances

By Jim McCabe on September 16 at 10:49am

Illinois College quarterback Michael Bates earned his second straight Midwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week award. Bates went 42-for-73 for 535 yards with six touchdowns and no interceptions and Read More

WLDS/WEAI Is Now Streaming!

By Rob Thomas on September 12 at 5:48pm

Click on the JHS @ SHG link below to listen to our new online stream. We are trying out a few options so please be patient as we make it Read More

JHS grad set to play for Washington Generals

By Ryne Turke on September 12 at 2:19pm

Picture courtesy of Lincoln Land Community College

A 2012 graduate of Jacksonville High School is continuing his basketball career after receiving a pro contract from the Washington Generals. Blake Burgess will suit up for the team recognized Read More

Jokisch does well in first Cubs appearance

By Jim McCabe on September 8 at 9:32am

Virginia native Eric Jokisch made his major league debut Sunday afternoon pitching for the Chicago Cubs. Jokisch relieved Travis Wood in the second inning and allowed just one run and Read More

Football matches to be made up Saturday

By Gary Scott on September 6 at 7:36am

Lightning stops many football games in the area, including two planned games on WEAI. JHS and Southeast were 0-0 at 3:44 mark in first quarter. Southeast was driving at the JHS Read More

Virginia native getting chance with Cubs

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 3:39pm


A Virginia High School graduate is getting his shot at the big leagues. Twenty-five-year-old left-handed pitcher Eric Jokisch has been called up to the Chicago Cubs, according to a report Read More

Wall of MacMurray Dies

By Gary Scott on August 7 at 11:42am

A former MacMurray College basketball coach, and mover and shaker among NCAA basketball coaches has died in California. Bill Wall died Monday at the age of 83. He was living Read More

New AD at Winchester High

By Gary Scott on July 31 at 10:52am

Winchester High School has made a change at the top of its athletic department. Jeff Abell has stepped down as athletic director at Winchester. Abell says he made the decision Read More

Waverly School board backs Franklin sports co-op

By Gary Scott on July 16 at 9:07pm


The Waverly school board tonight unanimously backed a plan to co-op sports with Franklin. The board voted 7-0 to fully co-op all sports with Franklin starting with the 2015-16 sports Read More

Winchester golfer in Bloomington tourney

By Jim McCabe on June 23 at 2:38pm


A local golfer is in Bloomington this week to participate in one of the largest youth golfing events in the nation. The thirteenth annual Country Youth Classic kicked off today Read More