From the archives: WDWS


From the archives: WDWS

The following is a compilation of old WDWS audio clips. If you have a clip to add, email



Remembering Dave Shaul

Remembering Tony Clements

Top 2017 news stories

Loren Tate gets honorary street - November 2006

Wayne McClain celebration of life service - 10/22/14

Barack Obama elected president - 11/4/08. Dave Shaul and Rick Winkel anchor.

Shooting suspect Dracy Pendleton killed - 5/15/16.

Jim Turpin interviews Roger Ebert - April 2001

Jim Turpin interviews Roger Ebert - April 2006

Tim Ditman interviews WWE women's champion Bayley - 4/13/17

Arrest made in Yingying Zhang kidnapping case.

Tim Ditman interviews Nick Offerman - 5/11/17

Offerman's 2017 UI commencement address

WDWS coverage of Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the University of Illinois - 4-23-15

WDWS coverage of arrest in the Vicente Mundo murder - 2/3/15

Part one:

Part two:

Jim Turpin interviews Tim Rice - 12/2/14

Tim Ditman interviews Dr. Shiping Bao, forensic pathologist in the George Zimmerman case - 8/16/14

The Jim Bohannon Show from the WDWS studio - June 2014

Penny for Your Thoughts - 6/18/14 - Jim Turpin wins a broadcast pioneer award from the Illinois Broadcasters Association

Tim Ditman interviews WWE superstar Wade Barrett - February 2013

Dave Loane interviews Lawrence Gowan of Styx

Tim Ditman interviews Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood - April 28th, 2017

Dave Loane interviews Richard Williams of Kansas - October 2017

Dave Loane interviews Peter Frampton - March 7th/April 6th 2017

Tim Ditman interviews Jeff "The Dude" Dowd - April 2017

Tim Ditman interviews WWE superstar Drew McIntyre - June 14, 2018

Jim Turpin and Loren Tate announce the death of Marajen Stevick Chinigo - 12/23/02

Special coverage of the Rod Blagojevich verdict - 6/27/11

Roger Ebert boyhood home plaque ceremony - 4/22/09

Montgomery family interview ahead of Extreme Home Makeover in Philo - August 2009

Mary Schenk news - 4/8/83

Arrest made in Holly Cassano case - 8/29/18

Former President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Illinois - 9/7/18



Little league audio here

2004-05 basketball audio here

1988-89 basketball audio here

Illini one-liners

The lost Loane tapes

2016 little league baseball championship game highlights.

2017 little league baseball championship highlights.

Illini football beats Indiana in the first overtime game in Big Ten history - 10/5/96.

Illinois football vs. Northwestern at Wrigley Field - 11/20/10.

First quarter:

Second quarter:

Second half:

Lou Henson banner ceremony at the Illinois vs. Ohio State basketball game on 1/10/12.

Montage of 2016-2017 Illini sports highlights

Illinois vs. Baylor in the Texas Bowl - 12-29-10.

First half:

Second half:

Illinois football vs. Michigan - triple overtime - 11/6/10 (overtimes)

Illinois football vs. Arizona State - 9/17/11 (second half)

Red Grange interview (1978):

Part one:

Part two:

Illinois basketball vs. Missouri - 12/20/14 - Rayvonte Rice buzzer beater

Illinois basketball vs. #1 Indiana - 2/7/13 - Tyler Griffey buzzer beater

Illinois basketball vs. Chicago State - November 2015 - Jalen Coleman-Lands buzzer beater

Illinois baseball vs. Nebraska - May 2015 - Illinois clinches the Big Ten championship

Illinois football vs. Nebraska - 10/3/15

Illinois basketball vs Iowa - 1993 - Andy Kaufmann buzzer beater

2008 Rose Bowl broadcast open

Lovie Smith named Illinois football coach - March 2016

Dave Loane career retrospective - August 2017

Loren Tate tribute - September 2017

2007 football - Penn State

2007 football - Wisconsin

2007 football - Ohio State

2011 volleyball - USC match point (national semifinal)

Brad Underwood sings Take Me Out To The Ballgame at Wrigley Field - 8/17/17

Illini PA man Gene Honda reads bedtime stories - 2/9/18

Saturday Sportsline 25th anniversary - 8/21/04

Illini basketball vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament championship - 3/16/03 (Illinois' first tournament title)

2002 Sugar Bowl (first half)

2002 Braggin' Rights game