Ethan Lillard was born and raised in Hancock County and graduated from Illini West High School. He was a part of the 2008 and 2011 state championship football teams at Illini West. Ethan has worked in sports media for three years now. Prior to WCAZ, Ethan was a successful sports editor for the Journal Pilot newspaper here in Carthage. Everyone here at WCAZ look forward to Ethan covering all Hancock County sporting events throughout the year.