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Women’s Basketball add Volleyball’s Lexi Wallen to Roster

Women’s Basketball add Volleyball’s Lexi Wallen to Roster

NORMAL- Redbird Women’s basketball Head Coach, Kristen Gillespie has announced that Redbird volleyball star, Lexi Wallen, has been added to the Women’s basketball roster. Wallen will be active to play immediately and will be on the bench for the Redbirds game at ...

Hector Carrion

December 6th, 2018

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Normal West school bus involved in fatal crash

Normal West school bus involved in fatal crash

Photo courtesy of Julie Martin/Ashley Antonini, WZND A 72-year-old Normal West volunteer and Iowa truck driver are dead after a head-on collision involving a semi-truck and a school bus carrying the Normal West Junior Varsity Girls basketball team Wednesday night. Charles ...

WZND Newsroom

December 5th, 2018

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Man pronounced dead in Bloomington homicide

Man pronounced dead in Bloomington homicide

Bloomington Police responded to an apparent homicide early Wednesday morning (photo courtesy/Julie Martin). BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington Police responded to the 800 block of West Jefferson Street early this morning after receiving reports of a person being shot. BPD found

John Murray

December 5th, 2018

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Slow start costs Redbirds against San Diego State

Slow start costs Redbirds against San Diego State

NORMAL – The ISU Redbirds Men’s Basketball team (6-3)  fell to the San Diego State Aztecs Saturday afternoon by a score of 75-65. The Redbirds led for parts of the first 3 minutes, but never once reclaimed the lead from that point out. The Redbirds were able to shorten the ...

Zach Wilson

December 1st, 2018

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Early exit for Redbirds in NCAA Tournament

Early exit for Redbirds in NCAA Tournament

Picture courtesy of Sarah Feltes, WZND MILWAUKEE – It was a fight that had a lot of heart, but not enough momentum. Illinois State (25-8) lost in three sets to Cincinnati (26-7) in the first round of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament. “I thought Cincinnati ...

Julie Martin

November 30th, 2018

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Soaring into the NCAA Tournament

Soaring into the NCAA Tournament

NORMAL – After an undefeated home season, and a share of the Missouri Valley Conference Regular Season champion, the Redbirds are dancing their way into the NCAA Tournament. For the first time since the 2014 season, the Illinois State Redbird volleyball team is making ...

Julie Martin

November 29th, 2018

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Redbirds earn at-large bid into NCAA Tournament

Redbirds earn at-large bid into NCAA Tournament

Redbird Volleyball begins its quest for a NCAA National Championship on Friday at Marquette (Photo Courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND). NORMAL – Illinois State Redbird Volleyball players, coaches and fans cheered as they saw ISU’s name appear as one of the teams in ...

Anthony Ferretti

November 26th, 2018

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The Redzone Podcast with Eric Plunkett – November 15, 2018

The Redzone Podcast with Eric Plunkett – November 15, 2018

This week on The Redzone Andy, Julie, and Hector open up the Show with the November edition of “Redzone trivia”(4:11-16:59). Next, Andy and Julie sat down with Redbird Volley ball Associate Head Coach, Eric Plunkett to recap a very strong season for the ...

WZND Sports

November 15th, 2018

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Bloomington community responds to potential FDA ban of e-cigarettes in retail stores

Bloomington community responds to potential FDA ban of e-cigarettes in retail stores

BLOOMINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations around the country. They are doing this in an effort to reduce the popularity of vaping among young people. Project Oz is a local nonprofit

Ashley Antonini

November 15th, 2018

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Local Hockey Team Appreciating Military Members 

Local Hockey Team Appreciating Military Members 

BLOOMINGTON – The Central Illinois Flying Aces are hosting a military appreciation night on Saturday, November 10th.   The team is hosting the Dubuque Fighting Saints at Grossinger Motors Arena Saturday and they are holding a special event to honor the current and past ...

WZND Newsroom

November 15th, 2018

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