Scoreboard, schedule, broadcast links

Scoreboards are sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

SATURDAY:

College Football:
Illinois State 42, Morehead State 14
Illinois 31, UConn 23
Eureka 35, Knox 14

High School Football:
Lincoln-Way Central 46, Bloomington 6

Boys High School Soccer:
Cornerstone Christian 4, Somonauk 2
Cornerstone Christian 2, Grant Park 0
Normal West 1, Normal Community 1
U-High 6, Bloomington 0

Girls High School Volleyball:
Quincy Notre Dame def. Central Catholic 25-13, 24-26, 15-10

Women’s College Volleyball:
Oral Roberts Tournament–Illinois State def. Air Force 23-25, 25-12, 28-26, 25-27, 15-7
Holiday Inn Express Classic I at Shirk Center–Hendrix def. Illinois Wesleyan 25-9, 25-17, 25-19; Otterbein def. Illinois Wesleyan 25-13, 25-13, 25-15

Men’s College Soccer:
Lake Forest 2, Illinois Wesleyan 0

Women’s College Soccer:
UW-Lacrosse 2, Illinois Wesleyan 1

SUNDAY:

Women’s College Soccer:
Illinois 3, Illinois State 2

MONDAY:

LIVE ON WJBC-AM 1230:
NFL–Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints, 5:30 p.m.; Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders, 9:20 p.m.

Boys High School Soccer:
Bloomington at Normal Community, 4:30 p.m.
Central Catholic at Normal West, 4:30 p.m.

Girls High School Volleyball:
Normal Community at Peoria, 7 p.m.

Sports Director Greg Halbleib can be reached at greg@wjbc.com. 

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