CISSNA PARK (WCIA) -- There's a saying in basketball... 'You can't teach size.' Christian Stadeli already had that, but they literally had to teach him everything else. WCIA 3's Craig Choate reports on the 2019 Boys' Basketball Player of the Year and his rise to one of the state's best players.
ARTHUR (WCIA) -- Kenli Nettles has big goals this season and the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond track and field standout is primed to make a run at multiple state titles. The junior is already off to a great start this spring, winning three first place medals at the Charleston Indoor Invite at EIU earlier this month. Her fourth event ended up in a runner-up finish. And it's Charleston where Nettles hopes to leave her mark in May, when the state meet rolls around. She had three second place...
DES MOINES, Iowa (WCIA) -- From Champaign to Florida to Carbondale to Reno, the path to the NCAA tournament has been a long one for Jordan Caroline but the Central Illinois native is getting another shot to play in college basketball's biggest spectacle this week. The Nevada senior forward takes the court in Des Moines on Thursday night as his No. 7 seeded Wolfpack take on No. 10 Florida.
DANVILLE (WCIA) -- She ended her basketball career with back-to-back state championships, but that doesn't mean Schlarman senior Anaya Peoples gets to relax. In fact, it's quite the opposite. WCIA 3's Marlee Wierda reports on the 2019 Girls' Basketball Player of the Year.
CHARLESTON (WCIA) -- It's the first whistle of spring ball for Eastern Illinois and the first official practice for Adam Cushing. It's been a long time coming for the former Northwestern assistant, who's getting his first chance to be a head coach after 15 years with the Wildcats.