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March to the Arch- Blazin’ Wing challenge!

March to the Arch- Blazin’ Wing challenge!

Andy and Hector want YOU to be there for WZND’s March to the Arch Giveaway! And to prove it, they took on the Buffalo Wild Wings’ Blazin’ Wing Challenge! Join WZND and the RedZone at Buffalo Wild Wings on Main St. in Normal on Thursday, February 21 from 5 ...

WZND Sports

February 19th, 2019

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Redbirds’s season slipping as they lose 4th consecutive game

Redbirds’s season slipping as they lose 4th consecutive game

NORMAL – “I would say that our locker room is more crushed now than at any other time this year.” That quote from head coach Dan Muller sums up Saturday night’s loss pretty accurately. The frustration and dismay felt by the Redbirds was on full ...

WZND Sports

February 16th, 2019

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The RedZone Podcast with Jack Anstey – February 14, 2019

The RedZone Podcast with Jack Anstey – February 14, 2019

On this weeks Valentines Day edition of The RedZone, its just a two man show as Julie was out for promotions duties. Andy and Hector opened the show talking about the Marquee Sports Network as well as some Redbird basketball (00:50-13:09). Andy and Hector were then joined by

WZND Sports

February 14th, 2019

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The RedZone Podcast with Meredith Laroche – February 7, 2019

The RedZone Podcast with Meredith Laroche – February 7, 2019

This week on The RedZone the crew opened up the show talking all things Redbird basketball coming off of an impressive victory that catapulted them into the top of the MVC standings (2:26-16:43). Next, Andy and Julie sat down with Meredith Laroche from Redbird Gymnastics to ...

WZND Sports

February 13th, 2019

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Redbirds earn pivotal victory against Indiana State

Redbirds earn pivotal victory against Indiana State

A strong quarter by Lexi Wallen helps ISU earn their 6th conference win (Photo courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND). NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbirds earned a crucial win on home court to take a step up in the standings Sunday afternoon in the annual Play-4-Kay game. Redbird ...

Anthony Ferretti

February 10th, 2019

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Redbird Basketball to Host Annual Play 4 Kay Game

Redbird Basketball to Host Annual Play 4 Kay Game

Redbird Women’s Basketball will wear their pink jerseys in support of breast cancer (Photo Courtesy/Goredbirds.com). NORMAL – Breast Cancer Awareness month may be over, but the fight never stops, especially for Redbird Basketball. Sunday afternoon marks the ...

Anthony Ferretti

February 10th, 2019

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Redbirds outmatched by Crusaders

Redbirds outmatched by Crusaders

NORMAL – The Illinois State Men’s Basketball team watched their reign over the Missouri Valley Conference comes to an end as they fell to the Valparaiso Crusaders 69-53. The Redbirds came into Tuesday night’s contest with a 7-3 conference record and riding a 3-game win ...

Joey Dwyer

February 6th, 2019

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Redbird Baseball & Softball ready to begin season

Redbird Baseball & Softball ready to begin season

NORMAL – The -30 degree wind chill in Bloomington-Normal on Thursday was about as far away from “baseball weather” as one could imagine. ISU and surrounding schools cancelled classes last week due to the freezing cold. Despite this, Redbird Baseball and Softball went ...

Zach Wilson

February 6th, 2019

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Redbirds tie for first place in front of largest crowd of season

Redbirds tie for first place in front of largest crowd of season

NORMAL, Ill. – The Illinois State men’s basketball team impressed a jam-packed Redbird arena with a dominant 65-57 win over the raining final four, Loyola Ramblers. This win makes ISU tied for first place in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Redbirds (14-9, 7-3) were led ...

WZND Sports

February 4th, 2019

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Redbirds ready for first place bout

Redbirds ready for first place bout

NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbirds (13-9; 6-3) will host the Loyola Ramblers (14-8; 7-2) on Saturday night from Redbird Arena for a chance at first place in the Missouri Valley Conference. Since starting the season 7-6, the Redbirds have been able to play well throughout ...

Isaac Missel

February 2nd, 2019

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