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The RedZone Podcast with Andrew Edgar – September 27, 2018

The RedZone Podcast with Andrew Edgar – September 27, 2018

This week on the Redzone, the crew opened up the show talking some Redbird Volleyball and Soccer, and the hot start both teams have gotten out to (5:00-13:30). Next, Andy and Julie welcome in Redbird Football wide receiver, Andrew Edgar to talk all things football ...

WZND Sports

September 27th, 2018

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President Dietz Delivers Annual “State of the University” Address

President Dietz Delivers Annual “State of the University” Address

NORMAL – For the fifth time in as many years since taking office in 2014, ISU President Larry Dietz delivered his annual “State of the University” address – where he discussed the university’s accomplishments over the past year, as well as what ...

John Murray

September 24th, 2018

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Illinois State University to Host Transgender Activist

Illinois State University to Host Transgender Activist

NORMAL – PRIDE and the Office of the President have teamed up to bring world-renowned transgender activist Jessica Lynn to Illinois State University this week. Lynn will be the next guest to give a speech as part of Illinois State University’s Speaker Series. ...

Mitch Stengel

September 23rd, 2018

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Suspect in Custody, Child Safe after Hostage Stand-off

Suspect in Custody, Child Safe after Hostage Stand-off

Story last updated: 6:10 p.m., September 23, 2018. NORMAL – The adult male suspect has been taken into custody by police, after holding a 3-year-old boy hostage during a standoff with authorities that lasted over 4 hours on Sunday afternoon. The child is also safe, and

Ashley Antonini

September 23rd, 2018

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Health Department Confirms: Bird, Two People Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Health Department Confirms: Bird, Two People Test Positive for West Nile Virus

NORMAL – After discovering three cases of West Nile Virus over the past month, the McLean County Health Department sprung into action on Wednesday, sending a serious warning to the general public. Since the discovery of a deceased bird with the virus on the east side ...

John Murray

September 21st, 2018

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Redbirds Focused on Self-Improvement Ahead of First Road Test

Redbirds Focused on Self-Improvement Ahead of First Road Test

NORMAL – After a rather seamless 2-0 start to the season, ISU football is gearing up for the remaining nine games of their season, and for a stretch that is sure to be an unrelenting and challenging test for the team. Coming off of their bye week, Brock Spack’s ...

Isaac Missel

September 21st, 2018

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Women’s Soccer Gaining Momentum Ahead of Conference Play

Women’s Soccer Gaining Momentum Ahead of Conference Play

The Redbirds picked up their third consecutive win, marking their longest winning streak of the season (Photo Courtesy of Anthony Ferretti/WZND). NORMAL – Redbird Women’s Soccer continued their winning ways Wednesday night, netting a 4-1 victory over the Western ...

Anthony Ferretti

September 21st, 2018

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The RedZone Podcast with Lexi Varga – September 20, 2018

The RedZone Podcast with Lexi Varga – September 20, 2018

This week on the RedZone, the crew opens the show discussing some recent news coming out of the NFL regarding some Hall of Fame players wanting health benefits and a yearly salary for their time in the game (3:45-15:33). Next, Andy and Julie sit down for a phone interview ...

WZND Sports

September 20th, 2018

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WZND Leads the Way for IBA Finalists

WZND Leads the Way for IBA Finalists

WZND’s 2017 IBA award winners (Photo Courtesy of WZND). NORMAL – The Illinois Broadcasters Association has announced the finalists for their 2018 student Silver Dome awards. As in past years, WZND has a strong showing of finalists. WZND students are finalists for

John Murray

September 17th, 2018

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The RedZone Podacast with David Perkins – September 13, 2018

The RedZone Podacast with David Perkins – September 13, 2018

This week on the RedZone, the crew recapped an eventful week in ISU athletics (3:30-13:20). Next, Julie and Hector welcome in Redbird Golfer, David Perkins into the show to talk about a record setting Badger Invitational as well as the upcoming season (13:40-28:05). The crew

WZND Sports

September 14th, 2018

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