Category Archives: Illinois State Redbirds

Redbird women’s hoops announces non-conference schedule

Redbird women’s hoops announces non-conference schedule

By Greg Halbleib NORMAL – Illinois State women’s basketball has released the non-conference portion of its upcoming schedule. The Redbirds host seven home games before the end of 2018, opening the regular season at home on Nov. 5 against Truman State. ISU travels to Marquette, Illinois and North Dakota and hosts Northern Illinois and UT-Martin in…MORE


WJBC Voices: Irish chutzpah

By David Stanczak Many years ago, a friend of mine explained by way of example, the meaning of the term “chutzpah.”  He said it’s like a kid who killed his parents asking the court for clemency on the ground that he’s an orphan.  While the term is Jewish, and incredibly colorful, it’s an equal opportunity…

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…