WJBC Athletes of the Week: May 8, 2018

WJBC-AM 1230, in conjunction with Meatheads of Bloomington-Normal and Roberts Trophies, is proud to present the WJBC Athletes of the Week.

Ellie Weltha – Bloomington Softball

Ellie hit two homers while driving in six runs in a doubleheader sweep of Champaign Central and was the winning pitcher in the opener.

Tate Walcott – Lexington Track and Baseball

Tate set a Heart of Illinois Conference meet record in the long jump and later followed up with his second home run of the season on the baseball diamond.

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WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…

WJBC Voices: Plus ca change…

No Neck and his Democratic buddies patted themselves on the back and told us how happy we should all be now that we have a “balanced” budget for the first time in years.