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WWHP Local Sports Wednesday June 28 2017

Weekly Dirt Track Refresher.

 

 

LA Decker will have the pre race broadcast from the Farmer City Raceway from 4:30-6pm Friday then at 7:30 on WWHP it’s a full night of racing from the Farmer City Raceway. Catch all the action Live right here on 98.3 WWHP.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Monay June 26 2017

Friday Night Farmer City Raceway Results

It was another great night for racing Friday night as the Vintage Racing of Illinois series came to Farmer City to help showcase the retired driver’s reunion that took place at the Farmer City Raceway. Winners were Late Models-McKay Wenger, Modifieds-Jeffrey Ledford, Pro Lates-Allen Weisser, Street Stocks-Jim Ransom, Vintage Cars-Matt Ramer.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Friday June 23 2017

 

(Farmer City-jm) -- The racing continues tonight at Farmer City Raceway with a Full Show and Vintage Racing of Illinois series. Modified Driver Jeffrey Ledford raced at Farmer City last week and recaps his race…

 

 

 

he goes on to talk about racing at Farmer City.

 

 

 

Modified Driver Jeffrey Ledford.

 

Come on out to the Farmer City Race Track tonight to meet some of the drivers of yesteryear. A special retired drivers reunion will take place before the racing action begins. LA Decker will have an extended pre race broadcast from 4:30 -6:30.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Thursday June 22 2017

WWHP weekly Dirt Track Race refresher.

 

 

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WWHP Local Sports Monday June 19 2017

Congratulations to the following feature winners from Friday night’s races at Farmer City Raceway. Late Models went to McKay Wenger, Modifieds was won by Allen Weisser, Pro Lates went to Myles Moos, AJ. Meiferdt won Street Stocks and Adam Webb won the Hornets Feature race.

 

Farmer City Raceway will host a retired driver’s reunion on Friday June 23rd. Come on out and see the cars and stars of yesteryear. There will be vintage race cars on display along with a meet and greet and driver autograph session. Gates open at 4pm. There will be a full show of racing with vintage racing of Illinois Series. Adult general admission is $12.00. In anticipation of this event, LA Decker will be interviewing retired drivers shortly after the 8am news every day this week.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Friday June 16 2017

 

(Farmer City-jm) -- Racing continues tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. McKay Wenger is third in points in the late models and talks about racing at Farmer City…

 

Late Models driver McKay Wenger.

 

 

 

(Farmer City-jm) -- The cars will be on the track tonight at Farmer City. In the late models, McKay Wenger sits third in points. He talks about figuring out the racing style each week…

 

 

Late Models Driver McKay Wenger.

 

Tonight on WWHP join LA Decker as he will be at the Farmer City Raceway with the pre-race broadcast from 4:30-6pm.

 

 

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WWHP Local Sports Wednesday June 14 2017

FARMER CITY-Weekly Dirt Track refresher.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Monday June 12 2017

(Farmer City-dg)-It was a fine night for racing friday night at the Farmer City Raceway. Feature winners were: Late Models-Ryan Unzicker, Modifieds-Jeffery Ledford, Pro Lates-A.J. May, B-Mods-Tim Hancock, Street Stocks-Jeremy Nichols, Kidz Mods-Dominic Mertzke.

 

 

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WWHP Local Sports Friday June 9 2017

(Farmer City-jm) -- The cars will be on the track tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. Ryan Unzicker picked up the win in Late Models last week at Fairbury. Tonight he will try and get the win at Farmer City. He talks about the two tracks…

 

 

Late Models Driver Ryan Unzicker.

 

(Farmer City-jm) -- Racing continues tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. Jeff Watts is the Street Stock points leader heading into tonight’s race. He talks about his style of racing…

 

Street Stock Points Leader Jeff Watts.

 

Tonight on WWHP join LA Decker from 4:30-6pm for our Pre-race broadcast from the Farmer City Raceway.

 

 

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WWHP Local Sports Wednesday June 7 2017

Weekly Dirt Track Refresher

 

 

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WWHP Local Sports Tuesday June 6 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thad Matta is out as Ohio State's basketball coach after 13 seasons. He coached the Buckeyes to two Final Fours while he was there from 2005 to 2017. Ohio State finished 21-14 this year. His teams won at least 20 games in 12 consecutive seasons. Matta is the school's career leader in wins and games. He won five regular-season Big Ten titles and four league tournaments, the most championships of any league coach over the last 13 seasons.

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with center Mark Spelman, the 2016 Rimington Award winner as the top FCS center in the nation. The 6-foot-3, 300-pound Spelman won the Rimington in his senior season at Illinois State where he also was a two-time All-Missouri Valley Conference player.

 

(Heyworth-jm) -- The Heyworth Lady Hornets took home the 4th place trophy Saturday. They fell to Princeville 6-3 in the third place game at the state tournament in Peoria. Coach George VanWinkle says this year’s team had a lot of young experience that will help, moving forward…

 

 

Heyworth Lady Hornets Softball Coach George VanWinkle.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Monday June 5 2017

IHSA Softball

1A State Tournament 3rd Place

Princeville def Heyworth 6-3

 

2A State Tournament Championship

Beecher def St. Joe Ogden 2-1

 

IHSA Baseball

2A State Tournament Championship

Teutopolis def St. Joe Ogden 10-2

 

 

(Farmer City-dg)-The weather cooperated Friday night and it was a great night for dirt track racing. Winners at the Farmer City Raceway Friday night were Ryan Unzicker in Late Models, Ray Bollinger won modifieds, Myles Moos won Pro Lates Chris Dick won Street Stocks and the Hornets was won by Shane Kelley.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Friday June 2 2017

IHSA Softball

1A State Tournament

Heyworth vs Goreville at 12:30

 

4A Sectional on Saturday

Normal West vs Belleville East 11am at Normal West

 

4A Baseball Sectional on Saturday

Normal west vs Edwardsville 10am at Bloomington

 

(Farmer City-jm) -- Cars will be on the dirt track tonight in Farmer City. One of those racing tonight is Steven Brooks. He talks about what makes the racing at Farmer City Raceway so exciting…

 

 

Driver Steven Brooks.

 

 

Today on WWHP it’s IHSA Softball as Heyworth plays Goreville in the Semi-Finals of the State Tournament in Peoria. Pre-game at 12:15 with first pitch at 12:30pm.

 

Followed by St. Joe Ogden Softball at 3pm with pregame at 2:45.

 

Then join in as WWHP will have our prerace broadcast from the Farmer City Raceway around 4:30 to 6pm.

 

On Saturday Morning it’s WWHP’s monthly auction beginning at 7:35.

 

We will be covering Heyworth Softball  on Saturday with time to be determined

 

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WWHP Local Sports Thursday June 1 2017

(Farmer City-jm) -- Blue Ridge High School senior Alec Lyle signing his letter of intent to play baseball at MacMurray College next year. Alec was a 4-year starter for the Knights. He finished his senior year with a .473 batting average, 4 home runs, 13 doubles, and 31 RBI and was named as a unanimous first team all-conference infielder.

 

(Bloomington-jm) -- Former LeRoy High School basketball standout Matt Chastain is transferring to Illinois State University. Chastain played in three games last season for Loyola before a season ending knee injury. Due to NCAA transfer policy, Chastain will have to sit out this season. He will have three years of eligibility remain beginning with the 2018-2019 season.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Tuesday May 30 2017

IHSA Softball
1A
Heyworth def Ottawa Marquette 7-2
Adyson Slayback had 2 hits and 2 RBI to go along with 11 strikeouts
Maddie Quattro added 2 hits
They will play Goreville at 12:30 Friday at East Peoria

2A
St. Joe Ogden def Tri City 9-5
Bailey Dowling hit a 2 run homerun
They will play Pickneyville at 3pm on Friday in East Peoria

IHSA Baseball
2A
St. Joe Ogden def Quincy Notre Dame 11-4
Austin Cain had 3 hits and scored 3 runs
They will play at 3pm on Friday against Chicago Christian in East Peoria

1A
Peoria Heights def Oakwood 7-3

 

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WWHP Local Sports Monday May 29 2017

 

IHSA Softball Super Sectional

1A Heyworth vs Ottawa Marquette 11am

2A St. Joe Ogden vs Buffalo Tri-City 11am

 

IHSA Baseball Super Sectional

1A Oakwood vs Peoria Heights 11am

2A St. Joe Ogden vs Quincy Notre Dame 6pm

 

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WWHP Local Sports Friday May 26 2017

IHSA Baseball
2A Sectional
Paris def Tri Valley 6-0

 

Orion def Dee Mack 2-1

 

St. Joe Ogden def PBL 15-0

 

3A Regional 
Mahomet Seymour def Urbana 7-2
Isaac Bushue had 2 hits and picked up the win
Nick Hermann had 1 hit and 4 RBI

 

4A Regional 
Normal West def Pekin 5-0
Peyton Dillingham and Nick Watson each hit a homerun
Alex Hoss had 2 RBI

 

IHSA Softball
3A Regional
East Peoria def Prairie Central 10-0

 

U-High def Bloomington 6-1
Maddie Roop pitched the 1 hitter

 

(Heyworth-dg)-The Heyworth Hornet softball team is headed to the Sectional final against Dwight on Saturday in LeRoy at 11am. Coach George Van Winkle talks about the confidence pitcher Adyson Slayback had after teammate Madie Sims hit a 3 run homerun to put Heyworth ahead 4-3 in the sectional semi final against LeRoy.

 

 

Heyworth Softball Coach George Van Winkle

 

(Champaign-dg)-The Fighting Illini basketball team has lost another guard. Junior Jalen Coleman- Lands has announced his plans to transfer. He is expected to transfer to DePaul where his former high school coach has been hired.

 

(Farmer City-jm) -- The cars will hit the track tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. Rain has cancelled track activities a few times so far this season. Super Late Model Points Leader Bob Gardner talks about the mental impact on the drivers and teams…

 

 

Super Late Model Points Leader Bob Gardner.

 

 

This afternoon on WWHP join LA Decker from the Farmer City Raceway with our pre-race broadcast from 4:30-6pm.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Thursday May 25 2017

IHSA Softball
1A Sectional
Heyworth def LeRoy 4-3
Madie Sims hit a 3 run homerun that gave Heyworth the lead
Ashley McKinney and D'Laney Gardner each had 2 hits

 

3A Regional
Clinton def Jacksonville 14-0
Olivia Sanders pitched a 3 hitter with 10 strikeouts
Raymi Dial had 2 hits and an RBI
Aspyn Taylor scored 2 runs
Zoie Polen had 2 RBI and Scored 2 runs

 

3A Chatham Glenwood def Mahomet Seymour 6-2


3A Prairie Central def Morton 6-4

 

4A Regional 
Normal West def Bradley Bourbonnais 8-2
Amanda Rogers had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

IHSA Baseball
2A Sectional
Tremont def Princeville 4-2

 

3A Regional 
U-High def IVC 5-2
John Gibson had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

3A Morton def Prairie Central 3-2

 

3A Bloomington def Metamora 2-0
Keeton Upton threw a 2 hitter with 7 strikeouts

 

 

Tonight on WWHP it’s IHSA Boys Sectional Baseball action as the Tri -Valley Vikings take on Paris in Tuscola. Our pregame will begin approximately at 6:45 with the first pitch scheduled for 7pm. This game was cancelled last night becasue of poor weather.

 

 

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WWHP Local Sports Wednesday May 24 2017

IHSA Softball
2A Sectional
St. Joe Ogden def Bloomington Central Catholic 3-2

 

Eureka def Unity 7-1
Parker Williams hit a 3 Run Homerun
Quincy Boschulte had 10 strikeouts

 

1A Sectional
Dwight def Fisher 5-3

 

4A Regional
Normal Community def East Moline 3-1

 

(Downs-jm) -- The Tri-Valley Vikings baseball team will be in action this evening in Class 2A sectional action in Tuscola against Paris. The game before will feature defending 2A state champions St. Joseph Ogden and a team that beat the Vikings earlier in the season, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers. Vikings Coach Travis Drury talks about their sectional…

 

 

Tri-Valley Vikings Coach Travis Drury.

 

IHSA Baseball

Class 1A Sectionals

At Bloomington

Tremont vs Princeville - 6 pm

 

At Danville Schlarman

Argenta Oreana vs Oakwood - 6 pm

 

Class 2A Sectionals

At Beardstown

Maroa Forsyth vs Quincy Notre Dame - 4 pm

 

At Tuscola

Paris vs Tri-Valley - 7pm

 

Class 3A Regionals

At Illinois Valley Central

Normal U-High vs Illinois Valley Central - 7 p.m.

 

At Mahomet

Mahomet Seymour vs Urbana - 4:30 p.m.

 

At Morton

Morton vs Prairie Central - 4:30 p.m.

Metamora vs Bloomington - 7 p.m.

 

At Mt. Zion

Champaign Central vs Mattoon - 4:30 p.m.

 

IHSA Girls Softball

Class 1 A Sectional

At LeRoy

LeRoy vs Heyworth 4:30

 

Class 3A Regional

At Rantoul

Mahomet Seymour vs Chatham Glenwood- 4:30 p.m.

 

At Clinton

 

Clinton vs Jacksonville - 4:30

 

 

Tonight on WWHP it’s IHSA Boys Sectional Baseball action as the Tri -Valley Vikings take on Paris in Tuscola. Our pregame will begin approximately at 6:45 with the first pitch scheduled for 7pm.

 

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WWHP Local Sports Tuesday May 23 2017

IHSA Baseball Regional Championships
2A
Tri Valley def Hoopeston Area 11-3
Hunter Merritt had 3 hits and 5 RBI
Matt Mier, Austin Weichman & Braden Zenor had 2 hits each 
Shane Johnson picked up the win

 

El Paso Gridley def Eureka 8-5
Kyler Edelman had 3 hits

 

Dee Mack def Elmwood-Brimfield 8-0 
Caleb Scott had a homerun and 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Monticello 10-4

 

1A
Tremont def Blue Ridge 7-3

 

Peoria Heights def LeRoy 2-0

 

Non Tournament
Jacksonville def Clinton 10-4

 

U-High def IVC 13-3

 

IHSA Softball Regional Championships
1A

LeRoy def Warrensburg Latham 12-1
Skielyr Trenkle and Megan Williams each had 2 hits and 3 RBI
Payton Risinger and Charly Warlow each had 2 hits
Marissa Adams had 7 strikeouts and allowed 2 hits in the win

 

Heyworth def Woodland Flanagan Cornell 13-8
Adyson Slayback had 4 hits and 6 RBI and picked up the win
Somer Marlett had 2 hits and an RBI

 

Dwight def St. Anne 13-1

 

2A

Eureka def Maroa Forsyth 5-3
Danielle Ladendorf had 3 hits

 

4A Regional 
Normal Community def Danville 12-2
Catherine Goodwin hit 2 homeruns

 

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WWHP Local Sports Monday May 22 2017

IHSA Baseball Regional Finals

1A

Tremont vs Blue Ridge in Tremont

Peoria Heights vs LeRoy in Colfax

Oakwood vs Salt Fork in Fisher

Illinois Lutheran vs Milford in Cissna Park


 

2A

Tri-Valley vs Hoopeston Area in Bloomington

St. Joe Ogden vs Monticello in Champaign

PBL vs Bismarck-Henning in Gilman



 

IHSA Softball Regional Finals

1A

LeRoy vs Warrensburg Latham at Argenta

Heyworth vs Streator-Woodland at Danville


 

2A

Eureka vs Maroa Forsyth at Eureka

St. Joe Ogden vs Georgetown -Ridgefarm at Georgetown

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