David Bote had a pinch hit RBI Double and scored in the 10th inning as the Cubs beat the Nationals 6-4.
PBL def Central Clifton 25-14, 25-15
Addison Oyer had 7 kills
Grant Park def Cissna Park 28-26, 15-25, 25-23
Momence def Iroquois West 25-8, 25-20
Judah Christian def Rantoul 21-25, 25-22, 25-14
GCMS def Fisher 25-18, 25-11
Jessica Freehill had 8 kills
Armstrong Potomac def Milford 25-19, 25-21
Sarah Porter had 10 kills
Westville def Hoopeston Area 25-10, 25-21
Mahomet Seymour def Mount Zion 9-25, 25-18, 25-22
Savannah Mathews had 14 kills
The Fighting Illini is down to 3 freshman quarterbacks to back up A.J. Bush Jr. Sophomore Cam Thomas has left the Illini citing family issues.
IHSA Football tonight
PBL vs Iroquois West
Watseka vs Momence
Seneca vs Dwight
Central Clifton vs Westville
Rantoul vs Olympia
St Joseph-Ogden @ Bloomington Central Catholic
GCMS vs Heyworth
Fisher @ Tri-Valley
Milford/Cissna Park vs ISD
Hoopeston Area vs Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin
(Rantoul-dg)-The Rantoul Eagles are home against the Olympia Spartans tonight looking to get the first win of the season. Rantoul coaches held a leadership camp this summer for those players wanting to be a captain. Head Football Coach Tom Hess talks about being accountable on and off the field.
Rantoul Head Football Coach Tom Hess
Big Ten Football on Saturday
Western Illinois at Illinois
Western Michigan at Michigan
Duke @ Northwestern
Eastern Michigan @ Purdue
New Mexico at Wisconsin
Colorado @ Nebraska
Rutgers @ Ohio St.
Iowa St. @ Iowa
Maryland @ Bowling Green
Virginia @ Indiana
Fresno St. @ Minnesota
Penn St. @ Pittsburgh
Michigan St. @ Arizona St
NFL on Sunday
Cincinnati Bengals @ Indianapolis Colts
Chicago Bears @ Green Bay Packers
Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Football as the PBL Panthers play host to the Iroquois West Raiders. Our pregame begins with Austin Burkland in the WPXN studios then we’ll send it out Jerry Zimmerman Field at I-57 Stadium with 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 it’s Xfinity series racing with the Lilly Diabetes 250 at 12:30
Then it’s Fighting Illini Football as the Illinois goes for win number 2 against Western Illinois at 6:30. Pregame at 5:30.
On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy Big Machine Vodka 400 NASCAR race at the Brickyard from Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a noon start time.