From the blog: 2017-18 high school basketball on WDWS

From the blog: 2017-18 high school basketball on WDWS

It's a robust schedule of high school basketball broadcasts on WDWS this year. Without further ado...

Date Visitor Home Play-by-play Analysis
12/12 Rantoul Centennial Michael Kiser Tim Ditman
12/15 Bloomington Central Scott Beatty Evan Conn
1/5 Central Centennial Tim Ditman Michael Kiser
1/9 Rochester St. Thomas More Michael Kiser Tim Ditman
1/12 Central Urbana Scott Beatty Tim Ditman
1/26 Peoria Central Scott Beatty Evan Conn
2/2 Bloomington Urbana Tim Ditman Evan Conn
2/6 St. Joseph-Ogden Rantoul Scott Beatty Michael Kiser
2/9 Urbana Centennial Michael Kiser Evan Conn
2/23 Mattoon Mahomet-Seymour Tim Ditman Michael Kiser


A few notes about this year's schedule...

  • We're spreading the love around more so than in previous years, featuring seven local teams. That includes, for the first time I can remember, a trip to Rantoul.
  • Evan Conn, our Illini Gameday producer and Chicago Cubs expert, is stepping up to announce some games this year. We're happy to have him.Blog Photo
  • As always, you can listen to these games in three ways: the old fashioned way at 1400-AM on the dial, streaming on your computer or mobile device here, and on-demand in podcast form here. You can also subscribe to our podcasts in iTunes.
  • Thanks to everyone who makes these broadcasts possible: Scott Beatty, Michael Kiser, Evan Conn, Tim Ditman, Carol Vorel, Jim Lewis, Ed Bond, Mike Haile, and Dave Burns. If you know a local business who'd like to support our high school broadcasts, drop Dave a line (dburns@wdws.com).
  • These broadcasts are a great complement to the work of Colin Likas, Anthony Zilis, Matt Daniels, Jim Rossow, and the rest of the News-Gazette crew. In fact, you'll sometimes see our play-by-play laid over Zilis-shot video to create an awesome highlight package.

Enjoy the show...

-Tim

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