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Five Players to Leave Illinois State Women’s Basketball Team

Five Players to Leave Illinois State Women’s Basketball Team

Illinois State women’s basketball set to lose five scholarship athletes. (Photo Courtesy: Nick Sadowski/WZND) NORMAL- Five players will not be returning to the Illinois State women’s basketball team next season, according to coach Kristen Gillespie.

WZND Newsroom

March 30th, 2018

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Former Redbird passes away after collapsing during NBA G-League game

Former Redbird passes away after collapsing during NBA G-League game

Zeke Upshaw played for the Illinois State Men’s basketball team from 2010-2013. (Grand Rapids Drive/Twitter) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – After collapsing in the final minutes of an NBA G-League game for the Grand Rapids Drive, former Illinois State Men’s basketball ...

WZND Newsroom

March 28th, 2018

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ISU assistant coach becomes new TSU Head coach

ISU assistant coach becomes new TSU Head coach

Brian Collins will become the next head coach at Tennessee State University. (Photo courtesy GoRedbirds.com)   NORMAL- Former Illinois State Men’s basketball assistant coach Brian Collins has been named the next head coach for Tennesee State University. Collins is ...

Will Farlow

March 28th, 2018

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DACA Protesters fill Illinois State University Quad

DACA Protesters fill Illinois State University Quad

Protesters voice their opinions in Downtown Bloomington earlier this year. (Photo courtesey Blake Haas/WZND) NORMAL- Illinois State University students gathered on the quad Monday afternoon to speak for those voices who can’t be heard about the national issues on DACA. DACA,

Trisha Fischer

March 27th, 2018

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Bloomington-Normal students “walk-out” to protest gun violence

Bloomington-Normal students “walk-out” to protest gun violence

Over a hundred students at Normal West High School walked out of class for 17 minutes representing the 17 lives lost at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Photo courtesy William Johnson/WZND) NORMAL –  Exactly one month after 17 lives were lost in ...

WZND Newsroom

March 14th, 2018

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Normal West Senior Dies After Car Accident

Normal West Senior Dies After Car Accident

Normal West High School Athletics Logo (Courtesy: Normal West Softball Twitter). NORMAL- Normal West High School senior Olivia Sonetz passed away Wednesday evening at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria after suffering critical injuries in a car accident.

WZND Newsroom

March 8th, 2018

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State Farm announces reduction of almost 900 IT jobs

State Farm announces reduction of almost 900 IT jobs

State Farm headquarters located in Bloomington, Il. announced of the job reduction early Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy JKW/Pintrest) BLOOMINGTON – Hundreds of jobs move in and out of the Bloomigton State Farm Headquarters, but almost 900 jobs will soon be gone for ...

WZND Newsroom

March 6th, 2018

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Ex-ISU Redbird Player Dejong inks deal with St. Louis Cardinals

Ex-ISU Redbird Player Dejong inks deal with St. Louis Cardinals

Paul Dejong has signed a six year $26 million contract extension with the St. Louis Cardinals. (photo courtesy Joey Dwyer/WZND) NORMAL –  Former Illinois State baseball player Paul Dejong is beginning to make a name for himself on the big stage. Dejong finished second ...

Clayton Baracani

March 5th, 2018

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Redbirds One Step Closer to Big Dance

Redbirds One Step Closer to Big Dance

Illinois State will compete for the Missouri Valley Championship against Loyola on Sunday at 1 p.m. (Photo courtesy GoRedbirds.com) St. Louis, Mo. – For the fifth time in ten seasons, the Illinois State men’s basketball team will be playing for a trip to the NCAA ...

WZND Newsroom

March 4th, 2018

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The ‘Birds begin their quest for Arch Madness Glory

The ‘Birds begin their quest for Arch Madness Glory

During Thursdays annual Missouri Valley awards ceremony, junior Milik Yarbrough was named Valley Newcomer of the Year. (Photo courtesy GoRedbirds.com) NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbirds begin their quest for a Missouri Valley Conference championship, tonight when ...

Hector Carrion

March 2nd, 2018

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