Friday scoreboard, Saturday schedule

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

Women’s College Basketball–
Illinois State 82, Evansville 59

Boys High School Basketball–
Central Catholic 68, Monticello 52
Peoria Manual 67, Normal West 56
Normal Community 56, Peoria Richwoods 54 (OT)
U-High 73, Springfield Lanphier 60
Lincoln 62, Effingham 61
Fieldcrest 73, Heyworth 54
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 57, Eureka 52

College Softball–
North Carolina State 10, Illinois State 9
Florida 15, Illinois State 0

United States Hockey League–
Muskegon Lumberjacks 4, Central Illinois Flying Aces 3

Saturday’s schedule:

Boys High School Basketball–
Central Catholic vs. Cissna Park (at Riverton Subway Shootout), 7:30 p.m. (LIVE on WJBC-AM 1230 & 7:05–click here to listen)  
Bloomington vs. Hazelwood Central (at Vashon Winter Classic, St. Louis), 4 p.m.
Chatham Glenwood at U-High, 6:30 p.m.

Women’s College Basketball–
Elmhurst at Illinois Wesleyan, 5 p.m.

Men’s College Basketball–
Rutgers at Illinois, 3 p.m.
Elmhurst at Illinois Wesleyan, 7 p.m.

College Softball–
Illinois State vs. Arizona (at USF Opening Weekend Invitational), 4:45 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…

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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.

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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.