Wednesday scoreboard, Thursday schedule

Wednesday’s scoreboard is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

Women’s College Basketball–
Illinois Wesleyan 80, Millikin 54

Men’s College Basketball–
Illinois Wesleyan 72, North Central 64

Girls High School Basketball–
Class 1A Regional at Roanoke–
Stark County 47, Flanagan-Cornell 39
Class 2A Regional at Mackinaw–
Eureka 55, Tremont 24
Farmington 35, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 26
Class 2A Regional at Minonk–
Fieldcrest 54, Tri-Valley 38
Olympia 47, El Paso-Gridley 38 (OT)

Boys High School Basketball–
El Paso-Gridley 50, Reed-Custer 43

Thursday’s schedule:

Girls High School Basketball–
Springfield Southeast at U-High, 7 p.m.
Bloomington at Normal West, 7:30 p.m.
Peoria Notre Dame at Normal Community, 7:30 p.m.
Central Catholic at Clinton, 7:30 p.m.
Class 1A Regional Championship at Heyworth–
Ridgeview vs. Lexington, 7 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Championship at Mackinaw–
Eureka vs. Farmington, 7 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Championship at Minonk–
Fieldcrest vs. Olympia, 7 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Championship at Beecher–
Beecher vs. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, 7 p.m.


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.

WJBC Voices: Bipartisan fixing the pothole

Now that the spring legislative session is over, it’s amazing to reflect all that was completed: a balanced budget, legalized cannabis and a long-overdue infrastructure bill to fix our roads and bridges.