Thursday, April 28, 2016

Crete-Monee Grad Laquon Treadwell Selected By Vikings At No. 23

With the No. 23 pick, the Minnesota Vikings selected Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell. 

To add onto his successful three-year career at Ole Miss, Treadwell helped lead the Crete-Monee Warriors to a 6A state title in 2012. He is considered the best Chicago-area prospect in this year's draft. 

Listen to Treadwell's press conference after being drafted.

Photo Credit: Alex Are

Bears Select Leonard Floyd At No. 9

The Chicago Bears moved up two spots in the first round to select Leonard Floyd, an OLB from Georgia, with the ninth pick.

Chicago traded their 11th overall pick and a fourth-rounder to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for the ninth selection.

Listen to the pick live from the Auditorium Theatre:

Thursday, March 10, 2016

SPA Annual Journalism Conference

The Blaze had a great time hanging out with our good friends from the Scholastic Press Association's annual Journalism Conference. High School Students from around the city came to hangout and learn more about broadcasting and journalism and what we do here at WRBC. Check out our interview with the students below!

SPA Interview

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Roosevelt Lakers Set For Doubleheader Dec. 5 Against South Bend Titans

  As the semester draws toward conclusion and students vigorously hit the books in attempts to make or break their GPA, it's only right to find a little balance and take a break. One way to do so is by listening on this website to the doubleheader against the Indiana University South Bend Titans, that will be broadcasted by WRBC: The Blaze.

  The first game is set to begin at 1 p.m. with the Lady Lakers looking to bounce back after coming off a close 66-64 loss against the Trinity University Trolls Tuesday. Jeff Lewis and Lamar Colyer will have the call. Pre-game starts at 12:45 p.m.

  On the back end, the Roosevelt Men's team will look to the care of business as well. Their game starts at 3 p.m., with pre-game starting at 2:45 p.m. Jalen Whitmore and Monica Hawkins will be on the call.

   If you're unable to attend or listen via this website, download the TuneIn mobile app, then search "WRBC: The Blaze" on your mobile device.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Help Support AFAM's Holiday Drive Program

It's getting down to the wire with the Holiday Toy & Outerwear Drive presented by Advocates for Adolescent Mothers. The last day to make donations is Dec. 4. Help these young women and children have a nice Christmas. Every little bit counts. More details are provided below on how to get involved.

Friday, October 30, 2015

WRBC Set To Call Basketball Home Opener Nov. 4

It's the return! And no, we're not talking about Kobe Bryant. The Roosevelt's Men's Basketball team is set to hit the court Wed, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. against Indiana Institute of Technology.  WRBC will have the call, led by Play-by-Play commentator Jalen Whitmore who will be joined with Alex Are on Color. You can listen right on this site, simply by clicking on the WRBC's radio player to the right. If you're on the go, launch the TuneIn app and search for "WRBC: The Blaze."

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Blaze sits down with Coach Keisha Newell

New season, new coach, same expectations for the Roosevelt Women's basketball team. Click here to listen to the full interview with new head coach Keisha Newell and be sure to check in for more updates from around the school!