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SPORTS Archives for 2018-12

Bears beat Vikings 24-10, Will Play the Eagles in the First Round of Playoffs

NFL

Jordan Howard scored 2 touchdowns and Tarik Cohen ran for a touchdown the Bears defense kept the Vikings out of the playoffs with a 24-10 win. The Bears will host the Eagles in the first round of the playoffs.

 

Detroit def Green Bay 31-0

 

Andrew Luck threw for 285 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Colts beat the Titans 33-17 to earn the final spot in the postseason as the AFC’s No 6 seed.

 

NBA

Toronto def Chicago 95-89

 

PBL and GCMS to Play for Monticello Hoopla Championship

IHSA Boys Basketball

Monticello Holiday Hoopla

PBL def Oakwood 57-28

Trey VanWinkle had 14 points

 

GCMS def Neoga 79-59

Bryce Barnes scored 29 points and had 14 rebounds

 

GCMS def Tuscola 63-45

Bryce Barnes had 24 points and 14 rebounds

 

Duster Thomas Classic

Cissna Park def Elverado 67-52

Christian Stadeli led with 19 points

 

Taylorville Holiday Tournament

IVC def Rantoul 65-53

 

State Farm Classic

St. Joe Ogden def Peoria Christian 61-53

Jack Cook had 16 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def North Chicago 63-57

Grant Coleman had 28 points

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Monticello Holiday Hoopla

Stark County def PBL 44-28

 

GCMS def Neoga 60-50

Claire Retherford had 19 points

 

Tuscola def GCMS 46-42

 

Blue Devil Classic at Bismarck

Cissna Park def Fisher 39-37

Sloan Boyce scored 28 points

 

Benton Central def Cissna Park 82-18

 

North Vermillion def Fisher 52-18

 

Blue Devil Classic at Peotone

Kankakee def Watseka 73-49

 

State Farm Classic

St. Joe Ogden def Camp Point Central 51-50 OT

Peyton Crowe led with 14 points

 

Tri City Tournament

Flanagan Cornell def Armstrong Potomac 50-46

 

Tri City def Armstrong Potomac 73-36

 

Decatur Eisenhower Holiday Tournament

Kaneland def Mahomet Seymour 62-47

 

NHL

Chicago def Minnesota 5-2

 

Today on WPXN its IHSA Boys Basketball coverage with Cissna Park vs Salem at the Duster Classic at 5pm. Then it’s PBL vs GCMS in the Championship game of the Monticello Holiday Hoopla.

 

PBL Boys win 2 Games in Monticello Holiday Hoopla; Earn Spot in Title Game

IHSA Boys Basketball

PBL def Ridgeview 60-54

Austin Gooden had 17 points

 

PBL def Monticello 54-49

Drake Schrodt had 14 points

 

GCMS def Argenta-Oreana 62-33

Connor Birky had 16 points

 

State Farm Classic

Rockford Lutheran def St. Joe Ogden 64-61

 

Normal Community def Mahomet Seymour 50-36

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Monticello Holiday Hoopla

PBL def Ridgeview 48-44

Mackenzie Bruns scored 22 points

 

Monticello def PBL 49-28

 

GCMS def Argenta Oreana 61-37

Claire Retherford had 19 points

 

Peotone Blue Devil Classic

Watseka def Joliet West 48-34

Kennedy Bauer had 14 points

 

State Farm Classic

St. Joe Ogden def Peoria Christian 80-10

Bree Trimble led with 21 points

 

NBA

Minnesota def Chicago 119-94

 

Today on WPXN it’s more IHSA Boys Basketball coverage from the Monticello Holiday Hoopla with PBL vs Oakwood plus coverage from the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic with Cissna Park. Our pregame begins at 1:45 for PBL and Oakwood then Cissna Park and Elverado will follow.

 

IHSA Boys and Girls Holiday Basketball Tournaments Today Throughout the State

IHSA Boys Basketball today

Monticello Holiday Hoopla

PBL vs Ridgeview

PBL vs Monticello

GCMS vs Argenta Oreana

 

State Farm Classic

St. Joe Ogden vs Rockford Lutheran

 

BSN Classic

Fisher vs Indiana Math and Science

Milford vs North Vermillion

Milford vs Fisher

 

IHSA Girls Basketball today

Monticello Holiday Hoopla

PBL vs Ridgeview

PBL vs Monticello

GCMS vs Argenta Oreana

 

State Farm Classic

St. Joe Ogden vs Peoria Christian

 

Blue Devil Classic at Bismarck

Cissna Park vs Fisher

Fisher vs North Vermillion

 

Tri City/ Sangamon Valley Holiday  Tournament

Armstrong Potomac vs Flanagan Cornell

Armstrong Potomac vs Tri City



 

Today on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball as we will follow PBL in the Monticello Holiday Tournament. Our pregame begins at 9:45am with the PBL Boys and Ridgeview Then later tonight at 7:30pm we’ll have the PBL Boys vs Monticello.

Cissna Park vs St. Joe Ogden: Who Will Win the Toyota of Danville Classic?

IHSA Girls Basketball

LeRoy def Cissna Park 49-31

 

Ridgeview def Iroquois West 51-34

 

Judah Christian def Hoopeston Area 43-39

 

El Paso Gridley def Prairie Central 42-41

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Iroquois West def Blue Ridge 60-44

Max Grant scored 26 points

 

GCMS def Fisher 69-43

Connor Birky led with 15 points

 

NHL

Chicago def Dallas 5-2

 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

PBL at Central Catholic

Rantoul at Bloomington

 

Toyota of Danville Classic

Armstrong Potomac vs Schlarman

Chicago Longwood vs Oakwood

Cissna Park vs St. Joe Ogden

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

Cissna Park at Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

Watseka vs Urbana

 

NFL Sunday

Chicago at San Francisco

Green Bay at NY Jets

NY Giants at Indianapolis


 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball with 3 games from the Toyota of Danville Classic and Coverage of PBL at Central Catholic. Our Pregame begins at 4:45 for the first game tonight featuring Armstrong Potomac and Schlarman, then it’s Chicago Longwood vs Oakwood followed by Cissna Park and St. Joe Ogden.

 

On Saturday it’s On the Sidelines from 7:15-8am brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Cissna Park, Paxton and Gibson City.

 

Then Saturday night it’s Fighting Illini basketball as Illinois goes to St. Louis to take on Missouri in the Braggin Rights game. Pregame at 6pm with tip off at 7pm.

 

First Day of Early Signing, Illinois Landed 11 Recruits

IHSA Boys Basketball

Watseka Holiday Tournament Championship Game

Watseka def La Salette 45-44

Ben Lyznicki had 13 points

 

NBA

Brooklyn def Chicago 96-93

 

Illinois landed 11 recruits on the first day of the early signing period. Among the hopefuls are Quarterback Isaiah Williams of St. Louis who was the Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year. Also signing was a local player, Tight End Griffin Moore from Bloomington.

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

Cissna Park at LeRoy

Iroquois West at Ridgeview


 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

Iroquois West vs Blue Ridge

GCMS vs Fisher

 

Bears Place 5 on Pro Bowl Roster

IHSA Boys Basketball

PBL def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 72-34

Trey Van Winkle led a balanced attack with 11 points

 

Toyota of Danville Classic

Cissna Park def Oakwood 53-23

Ian Rogers scored 28 points

 

Chicago Longwood def Schlarman 84-47

 

St. Joe Ogden def Armstrong Potomac 68-29

Chance Izard and Jack Cook each had 15 points

 

Watseka Holiday Tournament

Iroquois West def Donovan 47-38

Ryan Tilstra led with 13 points

 

Bishop Mac def Westville 62-21

 

La Salette def Momence 52-44

 

Non Tournament

Lincoln def Mahomet Seymour 65-59

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Milford def Cissna Park 46-15

Hannah Boyer had 15 points

 

Tri Point def Iroquois West 69-33

 

NHL

Chicago def Nashville 2-1

The Chicago Bears have placed 5 players on the Pro Bowl roster. Khalil Mack, Eddie Jackson, Kyle Fuller, Akiem Hicks, and Tarik Cohen. This matches the most Bears picked since 2013.

 

Bears to Keep the Foot on the Gas for a Chance at Bye Week

IHSA Girls Basketball

Heyworth def PBL 52-46

 

Unity def Rantoul 55-36

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 58-43

Peyton Crowe finished with 19 points

 

GCMS def Dwight 59-46

Makenzie Bielfeldt led with 17 points

 

Oakwood def Armstrong Potomac 52-23

 

Salt Fork def Milford 51-31

 

Hoopeston Area def Georgetown Ridgefarm 48-27

Ali Watson scored 19 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def Centennial 65-37

Makayla Rosenbery scored 24 points

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Watseka Holiday Tournament

Watseka def Hoopeston Area 70-63

Blake Castonguay led with 21 points

 

Milford def Donovan 50-22

Kennedy Kunsch had 11 points

 

NBA

Oklahoma def Chicago 121-96

 

The Chicago Bears Clinched the NFC North on Sunday with their win over the Packers. With 2 games yet to play at the 49ers(this week) and at the Vikings (next week), Coach Matt Nagy and players say those are just as important. It would be great to to have a bye for the first week of the palyoffs. 

 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

PBL vs Bismarck Henning

Cissna Park vs Oakwood at Toyota of Danville Classic in St. Joe

St. Joe Ogden vs Armstrong Potomac at Toyota of Danville Classic in St. Joe

Iroquois West vs Donovan at Watseka Holiday Tournament

Momence vs LaSalette at Watseka Holiday Tournament


 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

Cissna Park vs Milford

Iroquois West vs Tri Point


 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball with the Toyota of Danville Classic from St. Joe Ogden High School. Our pre game begins at 4:45 for the first of three games. We will also have coverage of PBL and Bismarck Henning.

Bears Clinch NFC North for 1st Time Since 2010 With 24-17 Win Over the Packers

NFL

The Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North for the first time since 2010 as the Bears defeated the Packers 24-17.

 

Marlon Mack ran for 139 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Indianapolis Colts blanked the Dallas Cowboys 23-0.

 

NHL

San Jose def Chicago 7-3

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

PBL at Heyworth

Iroquois West at Beecher

Rantoul at Unity

St. Joe Ogden at St. Thomas More

GCMS at Dwight

Fisher at Uni-High

Milford at Salt Fork

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

Then it’s the Brad Underwood Show from 7-8.

 

Illinois Volleyball Misses Chance at Championship. Fall to Nebraska in 5

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL def Momence 45-23

Mackenzie Bruns led with 14 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def Rantoul 57-25

Kailyn Northrup had 15 points

 

GCMS def Blue Ridge 53-8

Megan Moody had 16 points

 

Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 52-16

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Toyota of Danville Classic

Cissna Park def Armstrong Potomac 75-26

Christian Stadeli and Ian Rogers each scored 20 points

 

Oakwood def Schlarman 69-29

 

Watseka Holiday Tournament

Momence def Iroquois West 82-62

 

Watseka de Westville 74-18

Blake Castonguay had 16 points

 

NBA

Orlando def Chicago 97-91

 

The Illini Volleyball team looked primed to play in the Championship match after taking the first 2 against Nebraska, then the Cornhuskers fought back. Nebraska took the final 3 matches to earn a spot in the Championship game against Stanford.

 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

PBL vs Prairie Central

Rantoul @ Monticello

GCMS at Blue Ridge

Fisher at Tremont

 

Toyota of Danville Classic in St. Joe

St. Joe Ogden vs Chicago Longwood  

Watseka Holiday Tournament

Momence vs Donovan  

Milford vs La Salette

Hoopeston Area vs Tri Point

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

Cissna Park at Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin

Iroquois West at Prairie Central


 

Tonight  on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers play host to Prairie Central. We’ll also have coverage of the Toyota of Danville Classic with St. Joe Ogden and Chicago Longwood.

 

On Saturday its On the Sidelines from 7:15 til 8am brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Cissna Park, Paxton, and Gibson City.

 

Then it’s a Live Action Auction from 8-10. Bid Buy, and save on Gift Certificates and items from area businesses.

 

Then continued Coverage of the Toyota of Danville Classic.

 

At 1pm it’s Fighting Illini Basketball as they take on Middle Tennessee St.

 

Then more coverage of the Toyota of Danville Classic

 

Illini Volleyball plays Nebraska tonight in the Final Four

IHSA Girls Basketball

Iroquois West Holiday Hoopla

Herscher def Iroquois West 60-26

 

Gardner South Wilmington def Hoopeston Area 61-31

 

Non Tournament

Watseka def St. Anne 51-10

Natalie Schroeder scored 21 points

 

NHL

Chicago def Pittsburgh 6-3

 

 

Seniors Jordyn Poulter and Ali Bastianelli and junior Jacqueline Quade collected American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American honors, the organization announced on Wednesday, with Poulter and Quade earning First-Team accolades and Bastianelli named to the Third-Team.

This is the third-straight AVCA All-America honor for the senior duo, with the pair being named honorable mention as sophomores and third-teamers a season ago, with Quade collecting her first All-America accolades in her career. It is the first time in program history that Illinois has had multiple first-team honors in a season. 

 

The Volleyball team plays at 8pm tonight against Nebraska. 

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

PBL vs Momence

Dwight vs Clifton Central

Rantoul at Mahomet Seymour

Fisher at Tremont

Milford vs Hoopeston Area

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball with coverage of the Toyota of Danville Classic from St. Joe Ogden High School. The first game features Cissna Park and Armstrong Potomac followed by Schlarman and Oakwood. Our pregame begins at 5:45 with tip off at 6pm.

 

Federal Cases Consolidated for Three Members of an Illinois Militia Group Accused of Bombing a Minnesota Mosque

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three members of an Illinois militia group accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque will have their federal cases consolidated and moved to Minnesota for trial. Michael Hari, Michael McWhorter and Joe Morris were arrested in March in connection with last year's explosion at Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center. They are also accused of allegations in Illinois, including the attempted bombing of an abortion clinic. Morris pleaded not guilty during a Tuesday appearance in federal court in St. Paul.

 

(Paxton--jc)  City of Paxton leaders are looking to help a new business locate in the downtown area of the city. During last night’s meeting, an investor says he is looking at purchasing the building on Market street that holds the Mason Temple, but also wants to develop some parking areas on the buildings north side for a proposed dental  facility. City leaders are looking at ways to help the project work for the citizens of Paxton.

 

 

(Sibley--jc)  Could or should a large hog farm be built west of Sibley in Ford County? That was the question before Ford County leaders.  Farmer Phil Hartman of Sibley wants to build a hog farm that would house over 2 thousand hogs. Ford County leaders are in the process of working with the Illinois Department of Agriculture to look at an application process, meeting schedule  and timeline for such a project.

 

 

(Springfield--ab)  -- Senate lawmakers are discussing the need for more behavioral health care workers in Illinois. During a legislative committee meeting…senators heard from providers about the shortage of psychiatrists and counselors that care for the mentally ill. Community behavioral healthcare association C-E-O Marvin Lindsey says Illinois needs to set up a recruitment center, potentially run by a state university.

 

 

Those testifying blamed the shortage on low wages, low medicaid reimbursement rates, high turnover rates and burdensome state regulations.



URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois officials say the institution's second solar farm will make it one of the leading U.S. universities in solar energy work, but some professors have raised concerns about the land the project will occupy. The 55-acre solar farm is planned for a site a few miles south of the Urbana campus in the village of Savoy. One professor is concerned that the project is taking away valuable flat land that's used for research.

 

 

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A top administrator of a South Carolina college will become the next president of Quincy University in western Illinois. Quincy introduced Brian McGee as the private liberal arts college's new leader on Monday, saying he will replace Phil Conover in July when Conover retires after two years as president. McGee is currently provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the College of Charleston.

 

 

(Washington-ba) --  Overall, rural population nationwide increased from the year prior, yet changes in population rate by county varied. Rod Bain reports...

 

 

 

CHICAGO (AP) — A popular art history professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago has given the school where he taught for three decades $1 million. UIC says in a news release that with the money the school will establish a merit-based award for graduate-level art history students _ allowing the school to recruit the "brightest and most qualified applicants to the program."

 

 

(Paxton--jc)  -- Pride in Paxton is hosting a holiday house decorating contest tomorrow night in the city. Houses wanting in the contest should be lit up on Thursday night from 6pm until 8-30pm. Judges will be driving around town to get the winners.

 

(Undated--jc) Illinois is celebrating its 200th anniversary as a state. Here is today’s Bicentennial minute…

 

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University is beefing up its staff at the main counseling center on campus after four students committed suicide this year. The Chicago Tribune reports that Northwestern is announcing that two new employees will join the school's mental health center, Counseling and Psychological Services, to perform suicide screenings and offer clinical support services.

 

 

(Tremont--jc)  -- A U. S. Marine from Tremont is believed to be one of 5 marines killed in  a plane crash near Japan last week. The Marine Corp has stopped trying to locate the plane that crashed last Thursday.   Daniel Baker, a Marine from Tremont, was declared dead by the Marine Corp though his body and the bodies of 4 others have not been found. Baker was a 2015 graduate of Tremont High School.

 

(Indy--jc)  -- Officials with the National F F A Organization say the national F F A convention is staying put in Indianapolis. Tuesday’s announcement states that the annual convention of high school members will stay in Indianapolis through the year 20-13. The annual F F A convention in Indianapolis has a 40 million dollar impact on the economy each year in the Hoosier State city. F F A has just under 670 thousand members, nationwide.

 

(Chicago--jc) Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is launching an initiative along with members of the Illinois Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force this morning in Chicago. The governor says today’s action will show medicaid savings from detection, prevention and prosecution of fraud and abuse. The announcement comes at 10 this morning at the Thompson Center in Chicago.

 

(Rantoul--jc)  Rantoul Recreation Department officials are inviting area children to a breakfast with Santa on Saturday in the village. The event is set from 8am until 10am at the Youth Center. On the menu is eggs, pancakes, sausage and orange juice. The meal is free. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

 

(Washington--jc)  The  Senate has passed the Farm Bill and sent it on to the House. Gary Crawford reports…

 

 

 

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Parkland College has become the only licensed provider in Illinois of a nationally recognized training and certification course in green infrastructure, a fast-growing approach to managing stormwater and creating more eco-friendly urban environments.he Water Environment Federation's National Green Infrastructure Certification Program helps prepare individuals to professionally and properly build, inspect and maintain green infrastructure projects and includes professional development requirements that maintain this workforce skill set. Individuals who become certified through the NGICP can open the door to expanding career opportunities related to green infrastructure.


 

(Bloomington--jc)  Could I H S A Schools go to a district format for football sometime in the near future. I-H-S-A Assistant Executive Director Matt Troha says some support for the idea continues to grow…

 

 

I-H-S-A Assistant Executive Director Matt Troha

 

 

(Paxton--jc) - The Annual Meeting of the Ford County Township Assessors for the 2019 Assessment Year will be held Thursday, December 27 at 10:00 a.m. in the Ford County Courthouse in Paxton. The purpose of the meeting is to give instructions to the local assessors that will tend to lend to uniformity in the assessment process. This meeting is open to the public.

 

 

GCMS Wins Battle of Ford County in Boys Basketball

IHSA Boys Basketball

GCMS def PBL 61-37

Bryce Barnes scored 21 points

 

Cissna Park def St. Joe Ogden 56-43

Christian Stadeli had 14 points

 

Centennial def Rantoul 62-40

 

St. Thomas More def Fisher 66-58

 

Milford def Georgetown Ridgefarm 43-35

Cale Steinbaugh led with 15 points

 

Armstrong Potomac def Schlarman 66-49

Kyler Stephens scored 23 points

 

Hoopeston Area def Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin 68-48

 

U-High def Mahomet Seymour 62-50

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Cissna Park def Grant Park 22-19

Morgan Kaeb led with 10 points

 

NHL

Winnipeg def Chicago 6-3

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

Iroquois West at Holiday Hoopla

Watseka at St. Anne

GCMS at Blue Ridge

 

Lee Smith and Harold Baines Selected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

IHSA Girls Basketball

Iroquois West Holiday Hoopla

Manteno def Iroquois West 52-24

 

Milford def Gardner South Wilmington 48-47

 

Clifton Central def Hoopeston Area 64-31

 

Non Tournament

St. Joe Ogden def PBL 65-31

Bree Trimble scored 21 points

 

GCMS def Fieldcrest 50-30

Megan Moody led with 14 points

 

Tri-Valley def Fisher 44-35

 

Effingham def Mahomet Seymour 50-33

 

NBA

Sacramento Kings def Chicago Bulls 108-89

 

 

(Urbana--jc)  -- The Illinois men’s and women’s gymnastics teams will host their annual Orange and Blue Exhibition on Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT inside Huff Hall. Admission is free, and fans will be admitted to through the front door starting at 6 p.m.  The meet is each program’s first chance to compete in Huff Hall and will be one of their final tune-ups before the 2019 season begins.

Gymnasts from both programs will be split into two teams to compete for the exhibition title. The meet consists of four rotations with five head-to-head matchups in each rotation. Matchups will vary on each event. The team with the most head-to-head points/victories at the end of the fourth rotation will be declared the winner. Illini student-athletes from various other sports will judge the competition.

The Hail to the Orange theme will provide the first 300 fans with Hail to the Orange t-shirts, along with special orange prize pack giveaways and marketing materials. There will also be a Toys for Tots Toy Drive, where fans can bring toys to donate.


 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

PBL at GCMS

Cissna Park vs St. Joe Ogden

Rantoul vs Centennial

Fisher vs St. Thomas More

Milford vs Georgetown Ridgefarm

IHSA Girls Basketball

Cissna Park at Grant Park


 

Tonight on WPXN it’s NASCAR Live.

Then it’s IHSA Boys as the PBL Panthers travel across the county to to take on the GCMS Falcons.

Bears, Packers, and Colts Win

NFL

The Chicago Bears defense held the LA Rams to just 2 field goals in a 15-6 victory. Bradley Sowell became the first Bears offensive lineman in 11 years to catch a touchdown pass.

 

Aaron Rodgers threw 2 touchdown passes and set an NFL record for most consecutive passes without an interception as Green Bay beat Atlanta 34-20.

 

Andrew Luck threw for 399 yards and 2 touchdown passes as  Indianapolis beat Houston 24-21.

 

NHL

Montreal def Chicago 3-2

 

The Fighting Illini women’s Volleyball team is in the Final 4 after knocking off Wisconsin and will play Nebraska Thursday night at 8pm in Minneapolis.

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

Then it’s the Brad Underwood Show from 7-8.

Then bonus coverage of IHSA Girls Basketball with PBL and St. Joe Ogden.

 

Fighting Illini Volleyball team Playing Marquette Today at 11am in the Sweet 16 at Huff Hall

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL def Central Clifton 45-30

Baylee Cosgrove led with 12 points

 

Watseka def Momence 53-19

Mallory Drake had 18 points

 

Teutopolis def St. Joe Ogden 72-39

 

GCMS def LeRoy 45-30

Claire Retherford led with 20 points

 

Fisher def Blue Ridge 37-21

Sydney Hood led had 16 points

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Milford 54-33

 

Schlarman def Hoopeston Area 75-14

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Taylorville def Mahomet Seymour 60-46

 

NHL

Vegas def Chicago 4-3

 

The Fighting Illini Volleyball team will play Marquette today at 11am in the Sweet 16 at Huff Hall.



 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

PBL vs Central Clifton

Iroquois West at Gardner South Wilmington

Watseka at St. Anne

Rantoul vs St. Joe Ogden

Fisher vs Blue Ridge

Milford vs Armstrong Potomac


 

NFL Sunday

LA Rams at Chicago

Atlanta at Green Bay

Indianapolis at Houston

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers play host to the Central Clifton Comets. Our pre game begins around 7pm with tipoff at 7:15.

 

On Saturday it’s On the Sidelines with Austin Burkland from 7:15 til 8am brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Cissna Park, Paxton, and Gibson City.

 

Then WPXN will be in Rantoul broadcasting Live from 9-10 to help kick off the Hop and Shop as businesses promote shopping local in the Rantoul community.

 

Saturday afternoon it’s IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers host the Unity Rockets. Pregame around 4pm with tip at 4:15.

 

Ohio State Wins 77-67 over Illinois

College Basketball

Big Ten

Illinois led the Buckeyes 38-34 at halftime but again it was foul trouble for the Illini as Ohio State beat Illinois 77-67. U of I Basketball coach Brad Underwood says the team followed a good game plan, but have to make layups…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood


MLB

The St. Louis Cardinals made a big move as they made a trade for Arizona Diamondback 1st baseman Paul Goldschmidt. The Cardinals sent Pitcher Luke Weaver, Catcher Carson Kelly, minor league infielder Andy Young and a 2019 draft Pick to the Diamondbacks. Goldschmidt is eligible for free agency after next season.

 

NFL

Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky says he is really close to 100 percent and expects to play Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams.

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

PBL@ Clifton Central

GCMS at LeRoy

Milford at Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

 

Ohio State Football Coach Urban Meyer Will Retire Following Rose Bowl

IHSA Boys Basketball

Cissna Park def Armstrong Potomac 76-27

Christian Stadeli and Ian Rogers each scored 15 points

 

Milford def Iroquois West 49-48

 

Watseka def Gardner South Wilmington 66-55

Blake Castonguay led with 23 points

 

GCMS def Tri Valley 58-42

Connor Birky had 19 points

 

LeRoy def Fisher 65-54

 

Hoopeston Area def Schlarman 73-57

Lucas Hofer scored 29 points

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL def Tri-Valley 59-41

Kierra Lantz had game high honors with 19 points

 

South Newton def Cissna Park 51-37

 

Watseka def Peotone 43-32

Natalie Schroeder had 10 points

 

NBA

Pacers def Bulls 96-90

 

Ohio State Football Coach Urban Meyer has announced he will retire, citing health concerns. He will step down after the Rose Bowl Jan 1.

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois takes on Ohio St. at the United Center. Pregame begins at 5pm with tip off at 6pm.

 

The Chicago Bulls have fired Head Coach Fred Hoiberg

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL def Rantoul 51-45

Mackenzie Bruns had 14 points and Baylee Cosgrove added 12 points

 

Cissna Park def Iroquois West 23-21

Emily Seggebruch and Sloan Boyce each had 7 points

 

St. Joe Ogden def Mahomet Seymour 44-30

Bree Trimble scored 18 points

 

GCMS def Tri Valley 55-23

Claire Retherford led with 18 points

 

LeRoy def Fisher 37-24

 

Schlarman def Armstrong Potomac 85-19

 

Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin def Hoopeston Area 42-11

 

The Chicago Bulls have fired Head Coach Fred Hoiberg and promoted associate head coach Jim Boylen. Hoiberg went 115-155 in 3 plus years with the Bulls.

 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

Cissna Park vs Armstrong Potomac

Iroquois West vs Milford

Watseka @ Gardner South Wilmington

GCMS at Tri Valley

Fisher at LeRoy




 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

PBL vs Tri Valley

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

Then it’s IHSA Boys Basketball as the Cissna Park Timberwolves host the Armstrong Potomac Trojans.

Nebraska Beats Illinois 75-60 in BIG TEN Opener

College

Nebraska def Illinois 75-60

 

NFL

NY Giants def Chicago Bears 30-27 OT

Arizona def Green Bay 20-17

Jacksonville def Indianapolis 6-0

 

IHSA Girls Basketball tonight

PBL @ Rantoul

Cissna Park vs Iroquois West

GCMS at Tri-Valley

Fisher at LeRoy

Milford vs Georgetown Ridgefarm

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

Then its the Coach Underwood Show from 7-8.

Then its bonus coverage of PBL girls basketball vs Rantoul.

 

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