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NJCAA Div II Men's National Basketball Tournament

For the 21st consecutive year, Danville Area Community College will be the home of the NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball National Tournament.  This year, 16 teams will compete for the title March 18-22, 2014 at the Mary Miller Complex on the campus of Danville Area Community College.

Every game of the tournament will be broadcast on the air on 1490 WDAN, and will also be available online at
Click here ... Listen Live at Game Time.
 NJCAA Tournament Shout-Outs
If you are listening to the game online, let us know. 
Send us an email to and we'll send a shout-out to you during the broadcast. 
Be sure to include your name, where you are listening, and what team you are cheering for.


Saturday morning, March 22nd, 1490 WDAN's Sports Talk program will feature the head coaches of each team in the Final Four of the NJCAA Div II Tournament.  Listen in the Danville, IL area on 1490 WDAN, or online using the Listen Live link listed above.


Here is the broadcast schedule of games for the
2014 NJCAA Div. II Men's National Basketball Tournament
Most games on 1490 WDAN. 
*Some games may be pre-empted on WDAN due to Illinois Men's Basketball.

    Tues. Mar 18           Wed. Mar 19  
Gm 1   Wayne Cty CC 56 F   Gm 7   South Suburban 59
    Carl Sandburg 53         Fort Scott CC 77
Gm 2   Potomac St WVU 88     Gm 8   Lake Michigan 48
    Wake Tech CC 93 (OT)         Phoenix College 70
Gm 3   Des Moines Area 75     Gm 9   Carl Sandburg 70
    St. Louis CC 64         Potomac St WVU 83
Gm 4   Dean College 82     Gm 10   Wayne Cty CC 72
    Essex County 85         Wake Tech CC 95
Gm 5   Cincinnati St TCC 80     Gm 11   Des Moines Area 66
    Garrett College 65         Essex County 68
Gm 6   John Wood CC 82            
    Central CC 89            
    Thur. Mar 20           Fri. Mar 21  
Gm 12   St. Louis CC 92     Gm 18   Potomac State 70
    Dean College 79         St. Louis CC 72
Gm 13   Garrett College 93     Gm 19   Garrett College 96
    John Wood 92         South Suburban 97(OT)
Gm 14   South Suburban 74     Gm 20   Cincinnati St TCC 82
    Lake Michigan 71         Fort Scott 55
Gm 15   Wayne Cty CC 68     Gm 21   Wake Tech CC 67
    Des Moines 53         Essex County 75
Gm 16   Cincinnati St TCC 78     Gm 22   Central CC 72
    Central CC 90         Phoenix College 73
Gm 17   Fort Scott CC 57            
    Phoenix College 62            
    Sat. March 22              
Gm 23   St. Louis CC 61            
    South Suburban 70            
Gm 24   Wayne Cty CC 70            
    Cincinnati St TCC 69            
Gm 25   Wake Tech CC 87            
    Central CC 94            
Gm 26   Essex County 67            
    Phoenix College 71            

Congratulations to the Phoenix College Bears
The 2014 NJCAA Div II Men's Basketball National Champions


Here are the teams that will be competing in the 2014 NJCAA Div II Men's National Basketball Tournament.
District 1 (Region 1): Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ
District 2 (Regions 3, 21): Dean College, Franklin, MA
District 3 (Region 4A): Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, IL
District 4 (Region 4B): South Suburban College, Holland, IL
District 5 (Region 6): Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, KS
District 6 (Region 8, 10): Wake technical Community College, Raleigh, NC
District 7 (Regions 9, 13): Central Community College-Columbus, Columbus, NE
District 8 (Region 11): Des Moines Area Community College, Boone, IA
District 9 (Region 12W): Lake Michigan Community College, Benton Harbor, MI
District 10 (Region 12E): Wayne County Community College, Detroit, MI
District 11 (Region 12S): Cincinnati State Technical & Community College, Cincinnati, OH
District 12 (Regions 15, 19): Essex County College, Newark, NJ
District 13 (Regions 2, 16): St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO
District 14 (Region 20A): Potomac State of WVU, Keyser, WV
District 15 (Region 20B): Garrett College, McHenry, MD
District 16 (Region 24): John Wood Community College, Quincy, IL




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Easter Fun Day at Vermilion County Fairgrounds

April 19, 2014 from 2-5 pm at the Vermilion County Fairgrounds. Easter Egg Hunt, Baby Contest, Petting Zoo, Bounce House. $5 per child under 12; $3 per adult (1 & under free); this fee gets you: all events, lunch, candy bag, mud bog, electric trucks, face painting, chalk art contest, take pictures with the Easter Bunny. For more info: Carla Haga 217-497-9897 or Lori Rouse 217-304-6082.

Jim Swider Cancer Benefit at American Legion Post 210

American Legion Post 210 will be hosting a cancer benefit for Jim Swider on Saturday, April 19, from 2pm-8pm. All day = live auctions, hourly drawings, 50/50, door prizes, entertainment; and the raffle of a 1968  Chevy Chevelle will be held at 5:30 pm. For more information, contact Danny at 217-213-4799 or Debbie at 217-304-5975.

Mt Vernon UMC Easter Day Activities

The Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church (Champaign) is opening their Easter day activities to the community.  All are welcome to a free, full breakfast beginning at 9:00 A.M., followed by an Easter egg hunt for children at 9:45.  The service celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ will begin at 10:30 A.M.  This country church is located at 2201 CR 900 East, Champaign.  To reach the church, drive north on Mattis road out of Champaign three miles past Olympian Drive, turn left at the church sign (CR 2200 north) and drive one mile to the church.  Call the Rev. Dr. L. Rachel Berry, 217-359-0196, for more information.

Illiana Alzheimer's Conference.

Caring for someone afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease can present daily challenges.  That’s why the Illiana Alzheimer’s Alliance (IAA) of Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation is hosting a day-long conference for caregivers entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease Challenges & Choices,” on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The conference will be held at the Beef House Banquet Center in Covington, IN.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Illinois time.  The conference is 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and includes lunch.  Cost is $30 for caregivers/CNAs/public; $80 for professionals (includes CEUs), and $30 for students with ID. For more information or to register, contact Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation, 551 North Logan Avenue, Danville, IL  61832, 217.442.6583. 
Registration deadline is Monday, April 21, 2014.  Seating is limited.

2nd Annual South View Family Council Entertainment and Shopping Extravaganza

The second annual South View Family Council Entertainment and Shopping Extravaganza will be taking place on Monday, April 21st  from 5-7:30 in the South View Cafetorium. There will be vendors, raffle items, a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds raised will benefit the South View Music Department as well as the general fund that helps all South View students.

Clean Up Day for Seniors 60 and over

 Seniors age 60 and over in the Georgetown, Indianola, Sidell and Allerton areas can take advantage of free help around the house and yard on Saturday, April 26. Faith in Action South and the Jamaica Flatlanders 4-H Club are pairing up to offer a Chore Day for seniors April 26 from 9 am – 3 pm.  Club members can wash windows, clean out flower beds, sweep out garages, pick up sticks or help with other spring cleaning jobs. Call Faith in Action South at 217.267.2752 by Wednesday, April 23 to sign up.  Homeowners are asked to provide their own cleaning supplies. Faith in Action South is an outreach ministry of Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation. 

Danville Care Center Blood Drive

Friday, April 25 from 11 am – 3 pm in the cafeteria. To make an appointment, contact Nancy Burris at 217-443-2977 or

Benefit Concert for Dylan Lyons

Benefit Concert for Dylan Lyons on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the David S Palmer Arena, Danville. Doors open at 5 pm. bands start at 5:30 pm. Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Age 15 and under free when accompanied by a paid adult. Tickets available at the Palmer Arena Box Office. Entertainment = X-Krush, 90s Daughter, Feuding Hillbillys, Heel Dragger, Upshot, Johnnie Mae, James Jones Trio, John Jansky. Silent auctions; 50/50; Dylan t-shirts and bracelets.
Interested in being a vendor? Call 339-526-9011.

Covington United Methodist Women to Hold Annual Rummage Sale

Covington United Methodist Women's annual rummage sale will take place Saturday, April 26, from 8 am - 1 pm EST at the church, 419 Washington St, Covington. Clothing for adults and children, small appliances, glassware, toys, crafts and miscellaneous. Proceeds will help the United Methodist Women support various local, national and world mission projects. For additional information, please contact Fauneil Bever @ 765-793-3016 or Jane Moore @ 765-366-1302.

Marcy (Partin) McCarty "Kicking Cancer's Butt" Benefit

Join us as we assist Marcy (Partin) McCarty in “Kicking Cancer’s Butt”. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 4pm til whenever. Sarge’s Tap, 409 E Main St, Danville. Karaoke, Auction, Food, Games, Picture Booth, and 50/50 Raffle. If you are unable to attend and would like to donate, an account has been set up at Midwest America Federal Credit Union (210 N Gilbert St) in the name of Monica Wisecup. Any amount you feel you can contribute is appreciated. Thank you in advance - Prayers are also appreciated.

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

An All-you-can-eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast to benefit the Hoopeston Animal Shelter will be held on Saturday, April 26th from 6 am - 11:30 am at the Hoopeston American Legion, 502 E. Penn St. in Hoopeston.  Carry-outs will be available.  Good will offerings and/or donations of pet food, toys, cat litter, cleaning supplies, towels will be accepted.   For more information call 217-283-6312.