WJBC Athletes of the Week: May 14, 2018

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

Ellie Weltha – Bloomington Softball and Track & Field

Ellie hit her 41st career home run to break a school record while pitching a 2-hit shutout, and qualified for the state meet in shot put and discus.

Nathan Lavender – El Paso-Gridley Baseball

Nathan struck out 15 hitters over six innings and helped his own cause by driving in three runs on a double and homer in a 7-0 win over Lexington.

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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.