Esports Heartland Varsity Esports Team Set To Launch In Fall By Jolie Sherman • Feb 4, 2020 Megan McGowan / WGLT In a nod to the academic and life skills that stem from student involvement, Heartland Community College will soon become the third higher education institution in Bloomington-Normal to offer a varsity esports team. ISU To Begin Competitive Video Game Team By Charlie Schlenker • Oct 28, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT Illinois State University is adding a video gaming program. IWU Esports Claims League Of Legends Title By Eric Stock • Oct 11, 2019 Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan’s esports program has captured the championship in a national tournament in the program’s second season. U-High Joins Esports Craze As Tourney Comes to Bloomington By Eric Stock • Jan 9, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT Zack Gilbert has been a video game fanatic as long as he can remember. Grossinger Motors Arena To Host ESports Tournament In January By Ryan Denham • Oct 3, 2018 M. Spencer Green / AP Bloomington-Normal is accustomed to hosting big softball, volleyball, and basketball tournaments. It can now add esports to the list. Photos: Illinois Wesleyan Unveils Esports Arena By Eric Stock & Austin Gould • Sep 6, 2018 Jeff Smudde / Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University has unveiled its new arena where its new esports program is housed.