Tommy La Stella hit his first pinch hit homerun as the Cubs beat the Braves 5-4 in a make up game.


Jon Gant’s second major league hit was his second major league homerun and he pitched shutout ball into the 6th inning as the Cardinals blanked the Pirates 5-0.


The Red Sox beat the White Sox 9-4.


IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Watseka 25-20, 28-26


Cissna Park def Ridgeview 25-15, 25-19

Anna Jennings had 24 assists and 10 digs


Central Clifton def Iroquois West 25-11, 25-21


Urbana def Rantoul 25-19, 25-17


St. Joe Ogden def Teutopolis 25-23, 25-19

Emory Erickson and Lacey Kaiser each had 6 kills


Heritage def Fisher 25-20, 25-17


Milford def St. Anne 25-10, 25-17

Jakki Mowry had 9 kills



Minnesota def New Mexico st. 48-10

Northwestern def Purdue 31-27


NFL Preseason

Bills def Bears 28-27

Chiefs def Packers 33-21

Colts def Bengals 27-26


IHSA Football tonight

PBL @ Georgetown Ridge Farm

Iroquois West vs Hoopeston Area/Schlarman

Watseka @ Salt Fork

Dwight vs Westville

Momence vs Bismarck Henning

Central Clifton @ Herscher

Seneca @ Ottawa Marquette

Rantoul @ St. Joseph-Ogden

GCMS @ Eureka

Fisher vs Tremont


Sat Sep. 1st

Milford/Cissna Park @ Lake Forest Academy


(Rantoul-dg)-The Rantoul Eagles Football team faces another conference for in St. Joe Ogden. Head Football Coach Tom Hess says they look forward to their matchup with the Spartans.



Rantoul Football Coach Tom Hess


Big Ten Football tonight

Utah St. at Michigan St.

Western Kentucky at Wisconsin


Big Ten Football Saturday

Kent St. at Illinois

Oregon St. at Ohio St.

Texas St. at Rutgers

Texas at Maryland

Appalachian St. at Penn St.

Northern Illinois at Iowa

Michigan at Notre Dame


Tonight at the Farmer City Raceway it’s the 5 thousand ALMS Late Models event and 3 thousand AMS Modifieds event plus full show.  Gates open at 4pm. Hot Laps at 6:30. Racing begins around 7:30pm. General admission is $12. Veterans $5. Kids 12 and under are FREE.


Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Football as the PBL Panthers travel to take on the Georgetown Ridgefarm Buffalos. Our pregame begins with Austin Burkland in the WPXN studios then we’ll send it out to Jay Eshelman and Rocky Marron for their pregame at 6:35 with kickoff at 7pm.


Saturday morning it’s On the Sidelines from 7:15 until 8am then join Joel Cluver with our monthly Live Action Auction from 8-10 where you can bid buy and save on items and gift certificates from area businesses.


Then it’s Fighting Illini Football as the Illinois opens the season with Kent St.


Then it’s Xfinity series racing with the SC Sport Clips VFW 250.


On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy BoJangles Southern 500 NASCAR Race from Darlington Raceway in South Carolina at 4pm.


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