Friday schedule

Scoreboards are sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan


High School Baseball–
Normal Community 3, Normal West 2

Girls High School Soccer–
Normal Community 1, Peoria Manual 0


St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs, 12:25 p.m.

College Baseball–
Indiana State at Illinois State, 5 p.m.
Carthage at Illinois Wesleyan, 6 p.m.
Illinois Central at Heartland (DH), 3 p.m.

College Softball–
Illinois State at Valparaiso, 3 p.m.
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Tournament at Illinois Wesleyan–
North Central vs. Carthage, 11 a.m.
Wheaton vs. Illinois Wesleyan, 1 p.m.
Losers 1 & 2, 3 p.m.
Winners 1 & 2, 5 p.m.

High School Baseball–
Central Catholic at El Paso-Gridley, 4:30 p.m.
Limestone at Normal Community, 4:30 p.m.
U-High at O’Fallon/Triad Classic

High School Softball–
Bloomington at Champaign Centennial, 4:30 p.m.
Moline at Normal West (DH), 4:30 p.m.
Central Catholic at Mahomet-Seymour, 5 p.m.

Girls High School Soccer–
Bloomington at Olympia, 4:30 p.m.
Normal Community at Naperville Central, 7 p.m.

Girls High School Track and Field–
Big 12 Conference Meet at Bloomington, 4:30 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.