Thursday scoreboard, Friday schedule

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

Girls High School Basketball–
Normal West 56, Bloomington 39
Normal Community 63, Peoria Notre Dame 45
Central Catholic 54, Clinton 30
U-High 58, Springfield Southeast 27
Class 1A Regional Championship at Heyworth–Ridgeview 45, Lexington 40
Class 2A Regional Championship at Mackinaw–Eureka 55, Farmington 30
Class 2A Regional Championship at Minonk–Fieldcrest 51, Olympia 48
Class 2A Regional Championship at Beecher–Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 44, Beecher 32

Boys High School Basketball–
Prairie Central 74, Pontiac 67

College Softball–
South Florida 2, Illinois State 1

Friday’s schedule:

Women’s College Basketball–
Evansville at Illinois State, 7 p.m. (LIVE WJBC-AM 1230 & 6:50)

Boys High School Basketball–
Monticello at Central Catholic, 7 p.m.
Normal West at Peoria Manual, 7:30 p.m.
Normal Community at Peoria Richwoods, 7:30 p.m.
Springfield Lanphier at U-High, 7:30 p.m.

College Softball–
Illinois State at USF Opening Weekend Invitational, vs. North Carolina State, 11:15 a.m.; vs. #5 Florida, 3:45 p.m.

United States Hockey League–
Central Illinois Flying Aces at Muskegon Lumberjacks, 6:15 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.