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.
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
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.
The Cubs and Mets game was suspended with a 1-1 tie in the 9th inning.
Jack Flaherty had a sharp outing giving up just 4 hits in 7 innings, Jose Martinez and Tyler O’Neill each hit homeruns as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-2.
The Yankees beat the White Sox 5-4.
Mike Shildt is no longer the St. Louis Cardinals interim manager. The Cardinals took off the interim tag and promoted him to full-time manager through 2020 as a reward for leading the Cardinals into postseason contention.
(Rantoul-dg)-The Rantoul Eagles fell to Prairie Central in Week 1. Head Football Coach Tom Hess says the conference is tough but they are ready to compete.
Rantoul Football Coach Tom Hess
Tonight on WPXN it’s On the Sidelines, On the Road edition as we head up to Crossroads Cantina in Gilman. Join Austin Burkland as he will talk high school sports with Iroquois West coaches along with a couple more interviews. The show gets under way at 6pm.
Kyle Hendricks allowed 2 hits in 7 innings, David Bote and Kyle Schwarber each hit homeruns as the Cubs blanked the Reds 9-0.
Matt Carpenter tied the major league record with 4 doubles as the Cardinals routed the Rockies 12-3.
Michael Kopech pitched 6 impressive innings to earn his first major league win as the White Sox beat the Tigers 7-2.
Cissna Park Tipoff
Watseka beat Cissna Park to win the 1st place pool
PBL beat Armstrong Potomac and Schlarman to win the 2nd Place pool.
Bears def Chiefs 27-20
Colts def 49ers 23-17
The Farmer City Raceway was rained out Friday night. Track winners were Kevin Weaver in Late Models, A.J. May in Pro Lates, Mike Chasteen Jr. in Modifieds, Matt Maier in Street Stocks, Jordan Smith in B-Mods, and Dion Smith in Hornets. Up next, this week a full show plus the 5 thousand ALMS Late Models and 3 thousand AMS Modified events.
IHSA Volleyball tonight
Fisher vs Blue Ridge
St. Joe Ogden vs Urbana
Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.
Cole Hamels tossed a complete game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered as the Cubs beat the Reds 7-1.
The Tigers beat the White Sox 7-2.
The Cardinals were off.
Cissna Park Tipoff
Watseka def Armstrong Potomac 25-27, 25-20, 15-6
Kennedy Bauer had 10 kills and 10 assists
Cissna Park def Schlarman 15-25, 25-11, 15-11
Anna Jennings had 23 assists
Schlarman def Hoopeston Area 26-16, 25-22
Tri Point def Iroquois West 25-14, 25-11
St. Joe Ogden def Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin 25-5, 25-11
Emory Erickson had 6 kills
Blue Ridge def GCMS 25-19, 25-23
Prairie Central def East Peoria 26-24, 25-22
Merryn Krenz had 14 assists
IHSA Football Week # 1
PBL vs GCMS
Iroquois West @ Bismarck-Henning
Watseka @ Oakwood
Central Clifton vs Georgetown Ridgefarm
Dwight vs Ottawa Marquette
Momence vs Herscher
Rantoul vs Prairie Central
St Joseph-Ogden @ St Thomas More
Fisher @ Hoopeston Area
Milford/Cissna Park vs Westminster Christian
It's week one of IHSA Football and the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda are home to the defending state Champion Falcons of GCMS. P-B-L Football Coach Jeff Graham says the starting quarterback will be Gavin Coplea…
PBL Football Coach Jeff Graham.
The GCMS Falcons are defending Class 2A State Champions. This year because of enrollment they will be Class 1A. Head Football Coach Mike Allen says the offseason was good and the kids are ready.
GCMS Football Coach Mike Allen
The Iroquois West Raiders start the year with a new head coach. Coach Cameron Stone says that this team is young and it will be a learning process.
Iroquois West Coach Cameron Stone
Green Bay at Oakland
Saturday Kansas City @ Chicago
San Francisco at Indianapolis
Tonight at the Farmer City Raceway it’s last night of regular night of racing. Track winners will be established. Full Show plus Hornets. 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 host the GCMS Falcons in the battle of Ford County at Jerry Zimmerman Field at I-57 Stadium. Our pregame show begins at 6:05 with Austin Burkland in the WPXN Studios then we’ll send it out to Jay Eshleman and Rocky Marron for their pregame at 6:35 and kickoff at 7pm.
Saturday morning on WPXN it’s On the Sidelines 7:15 until 8am. Brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Cissna Park, Paxton, and Gibson City.
Saturday evening it’s IndyCar Racing from Madison Wisconsin.
UNDATED (AP) —Yadier Molina and Marcell Ozuna belted two-run homers as the Cardinals earned a 5-2 win over the Dodgers. St. Louis is within 2 ½ games of first place in the NL Central.
The Twins beat the White Sox 5-2.
DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have bolstered their struggling lineup by acquiring second baseman Daniel Murphy in a trade with the Washington Nationals. The Cubs also announced that right-hander Yu Darvish will miss the rest of the season after pitching just one inning in a rehab start.
The Cardinals have acquired 1st baseman Matt Adams in a trade with the Washington Nationals. Adams was in the Cardinals organization from 2012-2017.
Omar Narvaez, Avisail Garcia and Tim Anderson all homered to lead the White Sox over the Royals 7-6.
On Saturday Preseason NFL, the Bears made a comeback in the fourth quarter to beat the Denver Broncos 24-23.
Friday night at the Farmer City Raceway.Jason Feger won the Late Model Feature, Logan Moody won Pro Lates, Nick Neville won Modifieds, Josh Griffith won Street Stocks, and Tim Hancock Sr. won B Mods. This week is the last week for drivers to earn track points.
Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol to grab the short track victory. It was the first win of the season for Kurt Busch. Kyle Larson finished second, followed by Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, and Erik Jones.
Cissna Park Timberwolf Tip-Off
Monday August 20
At Cissna Park
5pm Schlarman vs Kankakee
6pm Kankakee vs Hoopeston Area
7pm Fisher vs Central Clifton
8pm Hoopeston Area vs Cissna Park
5pm Armstrong- Potomac vs Momence
6pm Watseka vs Momence
7pm Milford vs Armstrong Potomac
Tonight on WPXN it’s Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.
Ian Happ provided the only run needed as his solo homerun lead the Cubs over the Pirates 1-0.
Former Illini Tanner Roark earned a 5-4 victory over St. Louis that snapped the Cardinals 8 game winning streak.
The White Sox were off.
Chicago Bears at Denver Broncos 8pm
After 15 years of racing in the NASCAR circuit ,driver Kasey Kahne has announced that he will retire from full-time racing in NASCAR to focus on the sprint car team he owns.
Tonight at the Farmer City Raceway it’s a regular night of racing. Full Show plus B-Mods. Gates open at 4pm. Hot Laps at 6:30. Racing begins around :30pm. General admission is $12. Veterans $5. Kids 12 and under are FREE.
Tonight on WPXN its Xfinity racing with the Food City 300 from Bristol Motor Speedway with a 6pm start time.
Saturday Morning on WPXN it’s a Live Action Auction at 8am-9:30am
Bid Buy and Save on Gift Certificates from area businesses.
Then at Noon it’s Summer Fun Tour Stop number 16 as we will be in Cissna Park for the Old Settlers parade.
Saturday evening it’s the Monster Energy Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race from Bristol with a 5:30 start time.
John Gant pithed 1 hit ball into the 6th inning and his first major league hit was a homerun as the Cardinals beat the Nationals 6-4.
Ryan LaMarre hit his first major league homerun as the White Sox held on to beat the Tigers 6-3.
The Chicago Bears number 8 draft pick Roquan Smith has finally signed. Smith had been the last unsigned pick of the 2018 draft. He immediately started working out with the team. It is unclear whether he will get to play in the Bears preseason game at Denver on Saturday.
David Bote came into the bottom of the ninth as pinch hitter with the bases loaded and the Cubs trailing the Nationals 3-0. With 2 outs he played the hero smacking a game winning grand slam to lead the Cubs to a 4-3 win.
Tyson Ross won his Cardinal debut as the Cardinals won for the 5th time in a row as they beat the Royals 8-2.
The White Sox gave it their best down 9-1 in the eighth inning but it wasn’t enough as the Indians came out on top 9-7.
E. I. Baseball
The Paxton Swedes and Royal Giants went three games in the E. I. Championship Series. Paxton won on Game 1 on Saturday 4-3. The Giants came from behind in the 9th inning to take the Game 2, 4-3. Then they won the 3rd game 10-2.
Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods battled back and forth on the final day but it was Koepka who would prevail with a 2 stroke lead over Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship.
Friday night at the Farmer City Races Mike Spatola won the Late Model Feature, Dakota Ewing won Pro Lates, Ray Bollinger won in Modifieds, Jason Maier won the Street Stock event and Adam Webb won in Hornets.
Kevin Harvick easily won at Michigan breaking a tie among the top 3 with his 7th win of the season. Brad Keselowski was second followed by Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon and Ryan Blaney.
Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the Latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.
Tonight at the Farmer City Raceway it’s a regular night of racing. Full Show plus Hornets. 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.
Saturday on WPXN it’s Xfinity racing with the Rock N Roll Tequila 170 from Madison, Illinois.
On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy Consumers 400 NASCAR Race from Michigan International Speedway with a 12:30 start time.
Mike Montgomery allowed only 5 hits over 5 innings and David Bote had a career high 3 RBI as the Cubs blanked the Royals 5-0.
Matt Carpenter hit his 30th homerun of the season as the Cardinals beat the Marlins 3-2.
The Yankees beat the White Sox 4-3 in 13 innings.
The Chicago Blackhawks have announced that former star Stan Mikita has died at the age of 78. Mikita played for 22 seasons for the Blackhawks and helped them win the Stanley Cup in 1961 He is the team’s career leader for assists, points, and games played.
The Padres jumped all over Jon Lester as the the Cubs lost 10-6.
Matt Carpenter hit his career high 29th homerun to back a stellar pitching performance from Jack Flaherty as the Cardinals edged the Pirates 2-1.
Daniel Palka hit a go ahead 2 run homerun in the 9th inning to lead the White Sox to an 8-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays and fourth win in a row.
On Saturday Buckley def Game Seven 3-1.
On Sunday Paxton got a forfeit win over the Champaign Dream.
Then Paxton defeated regular season League Champ Gifford Flatville 5-4.
Royal def Buckley 7-0.
Royal will play Paxton ina best of 3 series this weekend.
Friday night at the farmer City Races, Jeremy Nichols took the checkered flag for the What Up Dog 40 Street Stock Feature. Kevin Weaver won the Late Model event. Jeffrey Ledford won in Modifieds, AJ May won Pro Lates.
Intro: An extra challenge Sunday as NASCAR’s elite faced a road course with playoffs closer and closer. Martin Truex, Jr. and Kyle Busch were up front most of the day to no surprise and MRN had the exciting finish…
Close: Chase Elliott scores his first Cup Series victory at Watkins Glen. The Motor Racing Network will return next Sunday with full coverage of the “Consumers Energy 400” from Michigan International.
Jose Martinez hit a pinch single to plate the tying and winning runs in the bottom of the 9th as the Cardinals beat the Rockies 3-2.
Jose Abreu and Daniel Palka hit homeruns in the eighth inning to lead the White Sox over the Royals 6-4.
The Bears lost to the Ravens 17-16 in the preseason opener for both teams.
Tonight at the Farmer City Races it’s the What Up Dog 40 as the Midwest Street Stocks Championship comes to town to with a thousand dollars up from grabs. Then catch the best in Late Models, Pro Lates and Modifieds. Gates open at 4pm. Hot laps at 6:30 with racing to begin around 7:30.
On Saturday morning it’s our monthly Live Action Auction beginning around 8am. Bid, Buy and Save on gift certificates from area businesses.
Saturday Afternoon its Xfinity racing from Watkins Glen at 1:30.
Then it’s Summer Fun Tour Stop #15 as we help kick off the Ford County Relay for Life in North Park in Gibson City from 4:30 -5:30
On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy Go Bowling at the Glen NASCAR Race with a 12:30 start time.
Cole Hamels gave up 1 unearned run over 5 innings in his Chicago Cubs debut and Wilson Contreras had 3 hits including a homerun as the Cubs beat the Pirates 9-2.
Rookie Tyler O’Neill hit a tiebreaking pinch single in the 6th inning and 5 rookie relievers allowed just 1 run over 6 ? innings as the Cardinals beat the Rockies 6-3.
The Royals pounded the the White Sox 10-5.
On Friday the Fighting Illini football team will take the field at 3pm for it’s first official practice. Training camp will take place at the Campus Rec Fields and is open to the pubic and free to attend.
The Cubs and Cardinals made some minor moves as the trade deadline approached yesterday. The Cubs got relief pitcher Brandon Kintzler from the Nationals in exchange for Relief Pitcher John Romero.
The Cardinals made a surprising move in trading away center fielder Tommy Pham to the Tampa Bay Rays in return for a couple of prospects. They also trade Outfielder Oscar Mercado to the Indians for outfield prospects.