Author Archives: Tony Bianchi

Wednesday Sports Update

We have college basketball starting today,  Tenth-ranked Illinois is set to open its season by taking on North Carolina A&T at the State Farm Center.  The game is part of a multi-team event that also includes Chicago State and Ohio.  All four teams will play three games in the next three days.  The Illini have…Read more »

Tuesday Sports Update

The Rams held off the Buccaneers 27-24 on Monday Night Football in Tampa.  Jared Goff passed for 376 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions as the Rams improved to 7-and-3.  Brady threw for 216 yards, two TD’s and two picks as The Bucs tumbled to 7-and-4.   The NFL is tightening COVID-19 protocols once again.  The…Read more »

Monday Sports Update

If you missed the exciting final episode of WCMY Sports Classics. You can now download the episode on the WCMY.com sports page. Listen to the entire game from the first pitch to the last out of the  Marquette Crusaders winning the 2019 Class 1A baseball state title. Hosts Sean Frey and Bryer Lehr relive the…Read more »

Friday Sports Update

Last night on Thursday Night Football, the Seattle Seahawks held on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 28-21. Russell Wilson threw two first-half touchdown passes for the Seahawks who took over first place in the NFC West at 7-and-3.  The Cardinals slipped to 6-and-4. The Chicago Bears are off this week and will return after the…Read more »

Thursday Sports Update

Patrick Williams is coming to the Bulls.  Chicago drafted the 6-foot-8 Florida State forward with the fourth pick overall in last night’s NBA Draft.  The 19-year-old Williams was the Atlantic Coast Conference’s sixth man of the year and helped the Seminoles win their first ACC regular-season crown. The Bulls also selected center Marko Simonovic from…Read more »

Wednesday Sports Update

The Illinois High School Association announced yesterday All winter sports are temporarily on hold in Illinois.  The IHSA made the move after Governor Pritzker announced yesterday that all youth indoor sports should be delayed as part of his COVID-19 restrictions.  As a result, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls bowling and boys swimming will…Read more »

Tuesday Sports Update

 The Bears downward spiral continues following a 19-13 loss to the Vikings at Soldier Field on Monday Night Football.  Cordarrelle Patterson ran back the second half kickoff 104 yards for a touchdown to give Chicago it’s only lead at 13-7.  Bears quarterback Nick Foles was carted off late in the fourth quarter after being slammed…Read more »

Monday Sports Update

Illini’s James McCourt kicked a 47-yard field goal with three seconds left to lift Illinois past Rutgers 23-20 for their first win of the season. The Illini will travel to Nebraska to battle with the 1-2 Cornhuskers on Saturday.  Number two ranked Notre Dame beat Boston College 45-31 on the road in the Holy War game…Read more »

Friday Sports Update

Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is being honored with the American League MVP Award.  Last season Abreu led the Sox to their first postseason appearance since 2008 with 19 home runs, 60 RBIs and a 317 batting average.   The Fighting Illini are on the road this weekend as they look for their first…Read more »

Thursday Sports Update

The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors held a virtual update session yesterday to review recent developments related to the IHSA basketball season. The Board’s regular scheduled meeting will be on November 19th. The Board announced that they are formally inviting representatives from Governor Pritzker’s Office and the Illinois Department of Public Health to…Read more »