SPORTS

Larson wins 1 Million Dollar All Star Race

IHSA Track and Field State Meet Results

Girls 1A

100 Meters and 200 Meters  Tuscola’s Allysa Williams is state Champion. Finishing 6th in the 100 was St Joe Odgen Spartan Atleigh Hamilton. Hamilton finished 3rd in the 200. Hamilton finished 2nd in the 400 for St Joe Odgen. Also in 1-A Hamilton finished 2nd in the long jump.

Girls 2-A

Congratulations to Paxton Buckley Loda Sophomore Trixie Johnson. Johnson finished 6th in the 800 meters at the state meet. Johnson set several records at PBL along the way this year.

Rantoul’s Briana Dixon finished 3rd in the 2-A High Jump at State

 

E. I Baseball Scores: 

Buckley def Royal 4-3 in 11 innings & 7-5

Paxton Swedes split with Gifford losing game 1, 10-8 and winning game 2, 2-1

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def St. Louis Cardinals 2-0

Chicago White Sox def Detroit Tigers 4-1

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Taking a look at the MLB Standings as we start a new week: in the NL Central, the Milwaukee Brewers(38-27) jumped into 1st by a .5 game, followed by the Chicago Cubs(37-27) and the Cincinnati Reds(32-31). The Cardinals are in 4th at 32-32. In the AL Central, the Chicago White Sox(41-24) hold on to the top spot by 5.5 games over the Cleveland Indians(34-28), the Kansas City Royals(3--33) sit third in the division. 

 

 

(Texas)-- Intro:  The NASCAR Cup Series All-Stars travelled to Texas Motor Speedway Sunday evening under the lights for the annual NASCAR All-Star race. MRN covered all the action on track…

 

 

Close:    Kyle Larson pulls away in the final 10 lap shoot-out to win and take home a $1 million prize. The win is Larson's second All-Star triumph in the last three years.  Motor Racing Network will return with full coverage of the "Ally 400" from Nashville Superspeedway next Sunday, June 20th at 2:30pm Eastern. 


 

(Urbana-cf)-- With the State of Illinois moving into Phase 5 of the Rebuild Illinois plan, the University of Illinois announced that they will open up Memorial Stadium this upcoming season at 100% capacity. Head Coach Brett Bielema says that it’s beyond exciting to have the stadium fully open… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ New York Mets 

Miami Marlins @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Tampa Bay Rays @ Chicago White Sox 


 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk, get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7

 

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White Sox win, Cubs and Cards were off

MLB Scores: 

Chicago White Sox def Toronto Blue Jays 5-2

Cubs and Cardinals were off

 

 

(Paxton-cf)-- 4 Paxton-Buckley-Loda track athletes qualified for the state meet after placing third in the 2A Sectional meet. Senior Liam McMullin, Junior Keegan Busboom, Senior Brett Giese, and Senior Ryder James all qualified at EIU’s O’Brien field. 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bears have officially signed Quarterback Justin Fields to a 4 year contract. The deal includes $18 million guaranteed. The contract includes an $11 million signing bonus. 

 

 

MLB Tonight:

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs 

Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers 

 

Dirt Track racing at its best is back in action tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. See the best in Late Models, Modifieds, Pro Lates,  Street Stocks and B-Mods and 

kids- Mods. Racing gets underway at 7:30pm. Admission is $12 for adults. Veterans $5, and kids 12 and under are free. 


 

E.I. Baseball Sunday: 

Gifford-Flatville Gifflats @ Paxton Swedes DH 

Royal Giants @ Buckley Dutchmasters DH 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday Afternoon it’s Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Texas Raceway. The Broadcast gets underway at Noon 

 

Sunday Night on WPXN is Nascar Cup Series Racing from Texas Raceway with the Nascar All-Star Race. The Race goes green at 5.

 

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Cubs and Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

1A Sectional Semi-final

Milford def Warrensburg Latham 5-3

 

2A Sectional Semi-final

St. Joe Ogden def Shelbyville 7-0

Crayton Burnett threw a 1 hit shutout with 13 strikeouts

 

3A Sectional Semi-final

Springfield def Mahomet Seymour 7-3

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

2A Sectional Semi-final

Unity def Mt. Carmel 8-0

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def San Diego Padres 3-1

St. Louis Cardinals def cleveland Indians 8-2

Toronto Blue Jays def Chicago White Sox 6-2

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football program added another quarterback Wednesday Afternoon. Division-2 QB Ryan Johnson will join the Illini as a PWO(Preferred Walk On). Johnson spent three seasons at Northern Michigan University played in 20 total games and threw for 2,844 total yards. 

 

(St. Louis-cf)--The St. Louis Cardinals activated catcher Yadier Molina off the IL Wednesday Afternoon after a knee injury. Red Birds Skipper Mike Schildt says that it’s a long season, and that no one is always 100% healthy throughout the year… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Toronto Blue Jays @ Chicago White Sox

Cubs and Cardinals are off

 

EI Baseball Sunday: 

Gifford-Flatville Gifflats @ Paxton Swedes DH 

Royal Giants @ Buckley Dutchmasters DH

 

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Secretary of State Jesse White's office is launching a new initiative to help reduce the number of uninsured drivers in Illinois

(Springfield-jm) -- Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza said the state’s financial condition is moving in the right direction despite a structural deficit, multi-billion dollar backlog of bills and one of the highest unfunded pension liabilities in the nation.

 

(Springfield-jm) -- Secretary of State Jesse White’s office is launching a new initiative to help reduce the number of uninsured drivers in Illinois. Beginning July 1st, auto insurance verification will be conducted electronically, says Secretary of State Spokesperson Henry Haupt…

 

 

Secretary of State Spokesperson Henry Haupt. Under the system, insurance will be verified randomly at least twice a year. Drivers that can’t be verified will be given a chance to prove they have car insurance. If they can’t, they face license plate suspension and a $100 reinstatement fee.

 

New

(Undated-jm) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 365 new cases and 11 additional deaths Tuesday. Iroquois County reported 4 more cases. Champaign County 11 new cases and 4 additional deaths. Vermilion County 13 new cases and 1 additional death. Ford County did not have a report.

 

 

(Paxton-jm) -- The Ford County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring an electronics recycling event  in Paxton Saturday, June 19th. The group is accepting computer monitors, tvs printers, laptops and fax machines. Items not accepted include kitchen appliances, microwaves and vacuums. Sarah Earles with the conservation district says they are looking for more volunteers…

 

 

Ford County Soil and Water Conservation’s Sarah Earles. Again that number for Gene May is 217-379-3309.

 

 

(Iroquois County-jm) -- Iroquois County Sheriff's Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal accident.  According to police, at approximately 4:54 p.m. on June 4, Donald R. Heisner of L'Erable was traveling north on County Road 1500 East. when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle left the roadway into the east side ditch. Police say Heisner continued to travel northbound for another 275 feet, striking two trees along the way. Heisner's vehicle then became airborne for a short time before striking a final tree and coming to a stop near 2530 North. He was taken to Riverside Medical Center where he later died.

 

 

(Undated-jm) -- One area state representative is encouraging people to get vaccinated as the state fully reopens this Friday. 106th District State Representative Tom Bennett of Gibson City says there are several places to go to get your vaccine…

 

 

106th District State Representative Tom Benentt of Gibson City.

 

 

(Undated-jm) -- OSF is seeking volunteers for their peace meals program. Drivers are needed in Rantoul, Monticello, Champaign and Farmer City. Volunteers must be able to possess a valid driver's license and auto insurance. Volunteers must also be able to give 1.5 to 10 hours a week during the lunch hours. Those interested can call Erin Kennedy at 309-661-5153.

 

 

(Undated-jm) -- Tax bills for Ford and Iroquois County residents have gone out. The first installment for Ford County residents is due July 2nd with the 2nd installment due September 10th. For Iroquois County residents the first installment is due July 7th with the 2nd installment due September 7th.

 

 

(Washington-jm) -- USDA Outlook Board analysts are taking another look at crop export prospects for this next marketing year. Gary Crawford reports…

 

 

(Springfield-jm) -- A former state lawmaker is suing the state comptroller for salary increases he claims he was entitled to while serving in the Illinois General Assembly for 12 years, even though he voted against those raises as a lawmaker. Former Representative Mike Fortner joins two other former state senators in filing separate lawsuits against Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza over pay raises that they argue are mandated by the state constitution. Fortner’s class-action lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court claims that the automatic cost of living increases to lawmakers’ salaries were eliminated in violation of the Illinois Constitution. The total cost of withheld cost-of-living pay raises for lawmakers between 2010 and 2019 is estimated at $14.4 million.

 

 

(Springfield-jm) -- The Illinois Department of Labor is warning about the dangers of heat on the job. Employers and workers should be aware of the warning signs of heat stroke as temperatures rise, says Department Assistant Director Jason Keller…

 

 

Illinois Department of Labor Assistant Director Jason Keller. Keller says it’s vital for workers to stay hydrated outside, and notes that those with underlying medical conditions, seniors and those who are overweight are most susceptible to heat related illness.

 

 

(Melvin-jm) -- The Ford County Fair gets underway Sunday in Melvin. One of the hi-lites of the fair is this year’s concert lineup says President Kirk Miller…

 

 

Ford County Fair President Kirk Miller. WXPN will be broadcasting live at this year’s event as part of our Summer Fun tour 20-21

 

 

(Vermilion County-jm) -- Some changes could be in store for wind-energy projects in Vermilion County. The changes will be considered during a meeting of the Executive and Legislation Committee. All wind turbines would be required to be at a distance of at least 1,200 feet, or three times the tower height, away from existing buildings. The current ordinance only specifies the 1,200-foot setback. Underground utilities would be required to be five feet below ground, an increase from the current three feet. Wind farm applicants would have to complete a soil study and send it to a county committee for approval, and they would also be required to pay for a noise level study if a resident complains about it.

 

 

(Paxton-jm) -- Paxton police have released their recent activity report. On June 7th Brendon Davis was arrested for aggravated domestic battery and criminal damage to property. On June 6th, Katrina Knox was arrested for driving on a suspended license and ticketed for improper use of registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle following a traffic stop at State and Railroad. A passenger, Eric Loy was arrested on two outstanding warrants. On June 4th, Lindsay Platz was arrested for driving on a revoked license following a traffic stop at Dawn and Railroad. On June 2nd, Elizabeth Campbell was arrested for retail theft for allegedly stealing items from the Dollar General. She also had five outstanding warrants. On June 1st, Patrick Howell of Chicago was arrested for violating the sex offender registry.

 

 

(Champaign-jm) -- Parkland College and Walgreens will be hosting another COVID-19 vaccination clinic on campus from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 10. Walgreens is utilizing a tent in the M-4 parking lot to administer vaccinations.

 

 

(Washington-jm) -- What are the chances that USDA in its June supply and demand estimates will change the crop yield and production forecasts it made in May? Gary Crawford reports…

 

 

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Cubs and White Sox Win, Cards Lose

IHSA Softball: Sectional Semi-final

1A

Newark def Milford 11-0

 

2A

Paris def Tuscola 3-2

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def San Diego Padres 7-1

Cleveland Indians def St. Louis Cardinals 10-1

Chicago White Sox def Blue Jays 6-1


 

(WPXN-cf)-- The IHSA and Illinois Basketball Association have announced the 2021 Coach of the Year awards. Starting at the college level, Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood was a recipient this season. Locally, Watseka Lady Warriors Head Coach Barry Bauer earned the honor. 


 

(WPXN-cf)-- Former Fighting Illini Point Guard Andres Feliz announced that he will rejoin the Illini TBT(The Basketball Tournament Team) again this summer. The tournament gets underway July 24 from the Peoria Civic Center at 1pm. Tickets for the House of Paign regional are on sale now at thetournmanet.com/tickets.  

 

 

(Texas-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series All-Star race is up next for the Series Sunday Afternoon. Texas Motorspeedway is the location, and Driver Martin Truex Jr. says that All-Star Races are crazy, and that he doesn’t know what to expect… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Martin Truex Jr. 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Padres

Cleveland Indians @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Toronto Blue Jays @ Chicago White Sox

 

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Two Fighting Illini Volleyball Players have been selected to represent the United States in the Tokyo Olympics

IHSA Baseball Regional Championships

1A

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 10-3 

Sawyer Laffoon had 2 hits including a homerun and 4 RBI

 

2A St. Joe Ogden def Oakwood 7-4 

Hayden Brazelton had 2 runs scored and 2 RBI

 

3A Champaign Central def Rantoul 11-1 

 

Mahomet Seymour def Champaign Centennial 2-1 

Nate McFall had a 2 run homerun

 

MLB Scores: 

San Diego Padres def Chicago Cubs 9-4

Cardinals and White Sox were off

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Two Fighting Illini Volleyball Players have been selected to represent the United States in the Tokyo Olympics. Outside Hitter Michelle Bartsch-Hackley and setter Jordyn Poulter are set to make their debut in the Olympic Games this year. The games get underway July 23. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- Busch Stadium in St. Louis will be going back to full capacity next week. The Cardinals announced Monday Afternoon that tickets for select tickets will be as low as $6. The series will include June 14-16 against the Marlins, Pittsburgh Pirates on June 24 and Arizona Diamondbacks June 28-30. Each ticket purchase will include a free hot dog. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Jon Gant had his worst outing of the season Sunday night. Gant says that he didn’t have the command that he usually has day in and out… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Jon Gant 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Padres

Cleveland Indians @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Toronto Blue Jays @ Chicago White Sox


 

Tonight on WPXN get the latest news in Nascar with Nascar live from 6 until 7

 

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Larson wins at Sonoma for second in a row

E.I. Baseball Scores: 

Buckley Dutchamsters def Gifford Gifflats 6-2 and 13-1

Paxton Swedes def Royal Giants Split 

Paxton  took game 1,  3-1 

Royal took game 2,  2-0


 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def San Francisco Giants 4-3

Cincinnati Reds def St. Louis Cardinals 8-7

Chicago White Sox def Detroit Tigers 3-0

 

 

(Sonoma-cf)-- One week after Hendrick Motorsports became the all-time leader in wins on the Nascar Cup Series, they added one more at Sonoma Sunday Afternoon. Driver Kyle Larson has now won back to back weeks, notching the 270th win for Hendrick. 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa has moved into second in all time wins as a manager with yesterday's win over the Detroit Tigers. La Russa has 2,764 total wins in his career. La Russa says it's a surreal feeling… 

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa

 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Padres 

St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox are off 

 

Get all the latest news in Nascar with Fast Talk from 6 until 7. 

 

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Sox win, Cubs & Cards lose

IHSA Softball Scores: Regionals

1A

Salt Fork def Fisher 8-0

 

Arcola def Armstrong Potomac 3-1

 

Milford def Grant Park 17-7 Regional Championship

Anna McEwen had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

2A

U-High def PBL 3-0

 

Bloomington Central Catholic def Watseka 10-0

 

St. Joe Ogden def Georgetown Ridgefarm 16-1

Kaylee Ward had 4 hits including a homerun and had 6 RBI

Alyssa Acton also hit a home run

 

3A

Mt. Zion def Rantoul 11-1

 

Canton def Mahomet Seymour 4-0

 

MLB Scores: 

San Francisco Giants def Chicago Cubs 7-2

Cincinnati Reds def St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 

Chicago White Sox def Detroit Tigers 4-1


 

(Chicago-cf)-- Fans will be allowed back on the North and South Side of Chicago at full capacity. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Wrigley and Guaranteed Rate Field will now be able to fill their stadiums. The restrictions will be lifted next Friday. 

 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ San Fransico Giants 

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox 

 

Dirt Track racing at its best is back in action tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. See the best in Late Models, Modifieds, Pro Lates,  Street Stocks and Hornets. Racing gets underway at 7:30pm. Admission is $12 for adults. Veterans $5, and kids 12 and under are free.


 

EI Baseball Sunday: 

Royal Giants @ Paxton Swedes-DH 1pm

Gifford Flatville Gifflats @ Buckley Dutchmasters -DH 1pm



This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Bid Buy and Save Saturday Morning from 8 to 10 with the Live Action Auction. 

 

Saturday Morning its Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Mid-Ohio with the B and L Transport 170. The Race gets underway at 11:30 on WPXN. 

 

Sunday Afternoon its Nascar Cup Series Racing with the Toyota Save Mart 350 from Sonoma Raceway.

 

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Cubs win, Cards lose, Sox PPD

IHSA Baseball Scores:  REGIONALS

Class 2A

Watseka def Momence 8-4

Ty Berry had 13 strikeouts

 

GCMS def Sullivan 10-0

Nathan Kallal had 2 hits and 4 RBI

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

1A

Milford def def Donovan 11-1

Abby Storm had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

2A

PBL def GCMS 3-2

Kayla Adwell and Christina White each had 2 hits and an RBI

 

Watseka def Hoopeston Area 6-4

Allie Hoy had 3 hits and an RBI

 

3A 

Rantoul def Danville 7-6

Kianna Berlatsky had 3 hits and 3 RBI

Emily Curtis hit a homerun

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 9-1

Abigail Akers had 4 hits and 2 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def San Diego Padres 6-2

LA Dodgers def  St. Louis Cardinals 14-3

Chicago White Sox PPD

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame released the 2022 ballot. Three Fighting Illini made the list including Moe Gardner, Kevin Hardy, and Simeon Rice. Gardner was a two time consensus All American in 89-90. Hardy was a 1995 Dick Butkus Award winner and First-Team All-American. Rice was a two time All-American, three time First Team Big Ten, and holds the school record in sacks. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Saint Joseph-Ogden Basketball standout Ty Pence announced on Twitter that he has received an offer from the Fighting Illini. Pence had an unofficial visit with Assistant Coach Chester Fraizer and was offered Wednesday Afternoon. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Longtime Duke Blue Devils Head Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski or Coach K announced that he will be retiring after the 2021-22 season. Coach K’s replacement has already been named, Jon Scheyer, a Northbrook native will become head coach. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- The St. Louis Cardinals have gotten high production from Jon Gant this season in high pressure situations. Red Birds Manager Mike Schildt says that Gant really focuses on preparation… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ San Fransico Giants 

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

 

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Cubs and Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

GCMS def Ridgeview 18-4

Mason Kutemeier had 3 hits and 5 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def IVC 13-7

Isaiah Immke, Coby Miller and Keaton Nolan each had 3 hits

 

Manteno def Milford 17-1

 

Mahomet Seymour def Urbana 11-1

Zac Carr had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Watseka def Armstrong Potomac 8-2

Sydney McTaggart and Kennedy McTaggart each hit a home run

 

St. Joe Ogden def IVC 3-1

Shayne Immke had 4 hits and 5 stolen bases

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def San Diego Padres 4-3

St. Louis Cardinals def LA Dodgers 3-2

Cleveland Indians def Chicago White Sox 6-5

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The “dead-period” in College basketball and football has come to an end. The longest dead-period to date, due to the COVID-19 pandemic Universities are allowed to have athletes back on campus for the first time in 15 months. When it comes to the University of Illinois, there will be multiple local kids taking official visits. Those include Gibson City’s Aiden Laughry, and Iroquois West’s Clayton Leonard  for football and St. Joe Ogden’s Ty Pence in basketball. 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ LA Dodgers 

Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians 

 

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Cubs win, Cards lose, Sox Split

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Iroquois West 18-3 and 10-7

Charlie Pound had 3 hits and 4 RBI in game 1

Gavin Coplea had 2 RBI and scored 2 runs in game 2

 

Cissna Park def Grace Christian 10-3

Malaki Verkler had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def IVC 2-1

Hayden Brazelton and Coby Miller each had an RBI

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 7-4

 

Milford def Georgetown Ridgefarm 5-4

Aaron Banning and Payton Harwood each had 2 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 9-2

 

IVC def St. Joe Ogden 5-4

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def San Diego Padres 7-2

LA Dodgers def St. Louis Cardinals 9-4

Chicago White Sox def Cleveland Indians 8-6 in game 1 and lost 3-1 in game 2

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Taking a look at the MLB standings for the Chicago Cubs and White Sox, and the St. Louis Cardinals: The Chicago Cubs are tied with the St. Louis Cardinals for the lead of the NL Central at 30-23. Followed by the Milwaukee Brewers at 29-25. The Chicago White Sox lead the AL Central by 4.5 games over Cleveland with a record of 33-20, followed by Kansas City at 25-26. 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Without even taking a single snap in a game, the Chicago Bears #11 overall Draft Pick has the third highest selling jersey in the NFL. The highest selling jersey in the NFL currently is Tim Tebow’s #85 as he recently signed with Jacksonville to play tight end. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Geoff Alexander has been behind the scenes for the last 3 years inside the Illini Men’s Basketball program. Head Coach Brad Underwood says that during that time, Alexander was still a pivotal piece in the scouting aspect… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 

 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ LA Dodgers 

Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians 

 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live. Get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7.

 

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Cubs, Cards, Sox win

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Blue Ridge def Armstrong Potomac 9-6

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Armstrong Potomac def Blue Ridge 10-6

Nathan Rogers had 2 hits and 2 RBI


 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3

St. Louis Cardinals def the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 in 10 innings

Chicago White Sox def Baltimore Orioles 5-1


(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Head Basketball Coach Brad Underwood filled another hole on the coaching staff earlier this week. Underwood says that Geoff Alexander is the right man for the position… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Arizona Diamondbacks

Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox 

 

Dirt Track racing at its best is back in action at the Farmer City Raceway tonight. $1.5K American Modified Series Plus a Full show of Late Models, Pro Lates, and Street Stocks. Racing gets underway at 7:30pm. Admission is $12 for adults. Veterans $5, and kids 12 and under are free. 

 

E.I. Baseball Sunday: 

Buckley Dutchmasters @ Paxton Swedes  1pm DH

Royal Giants @ Gifford Flatville Gifflats  1pm DH


 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday Afternoon on WPXN is Nascar Xfinity Series Racing with the Alsco 300 from Charlotte Motor Speedway. The race gets underway at 11:30

 

Sunday Morning it's the 105th running of the Indy 500. Scott Dixon will lead the pack to the green flag at 10:30am. 

 

Sunday Afternoon, WPXN Summer Fun is back! Tune in from 3:15 to 3:45 with the Grand Ol’ Flag Parade and raising in Paxton. 

 

After the Parade, it’s Nascar Cup Series racing from Charlotte with the Coca-Cola 600. The race gets underway at 4pm

 

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Cubs and Cards win

IHSA Softball

St. Joe Ogden def Teutopolis 2-0

Addison Frick had 2 hits

 

Salt Fork def Armstrong Potomac 12-0

 

Milford def Oakwood 13-7

Jordin Lucht and Brylee Wright each hit 2 homeruns 

Emmaleah Marshino also went deep

 

IHSA Baseball

Cissna Park def Watseka 12-0

Ian Rogers threw a 2 hit shutout 

 

Salt Fork def Armstrong Potomac 12-3

 

Milford def Oakwood 6-4

Luke McCabe had 3 hits and scored 2 runs

 

Mahomet Seymour def Effingham 10-3

Will Sampson and Zach Carr each hit a homerun

 

Scores

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1

St. Louis Cardinals def Chicago White Sox 4-0

 

(Urbana-jm) -- Seven Fighting Illini were named to Athlon Sports' four Preseason All-Big Ten teams, the news outlet announced. Owen Carney Jr. and Jake Hansen led the group as second team defense selections, while Doug Kramer, Alex Palczewski, Blake Hayes, Chase Brown , and James McCourt were also a part of Athlon's picks.


 

(Charlotte-jm) -- The NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Coca Cola 600. Austin Dillon picked up his first Cup Series win at the 1.5 mile track. He talks about what it meant to him to pick up his first win there…

 

 

NASCAR Cup Driver Austin Dillon. You can hear the race here on WPXN starting at 4pm on Sunday.

 

 

MLB Today

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 11:35

Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox 7:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Arizona Diamondbacks 8:40

 

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Cubs and Sox win

IHSA Softball

PBL def Momence 10-3

Baylee Cosgrove had 3 hits including a homerun

Emma Steiner had 5 hits

 

Clifton Central def Watseka 13-3 

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 13-11

Shayne Immke had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

Armstrong Potomac def Hoopeston Area 17-13

Cami Saltsgaver had 4 hits

Denley Heller had 3 hits

 

IHSA Baseball

Clifton Central def Cissna Park 15-0

 

Iroquois West def Dwight 16-11

Jack Pree had 3 hits and 5 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 15-0

Crayton Burnett had 14 strikeouts 

Coby Miller had 2 hits including a homerun and 4 RBI

 

Armstrong Potomac def Hoopeston Area 7-4

Jayce Townsend had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Milford def Salt Fork 6-2

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3

Chicago White Sox def St. Louis Cardinals 8-3

 

IHSA All State Football 2021

1A

Beau Edwards  Arcola 

Clayton Leonard  Iroquois West

 

1A Honorable Mention

Drew Purvis   Fisher

Carson Maisonneuve  Iroquois West

 

2A

Eric Watson  Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

Jay Lemenager  Clifton Central

Aiden Laughery GCMS

Grant Hardwick Tuscola

Tylor Durflinger Watseka

 

2A Honorable Mention  

Chandler Burrow  Clifton Central

Jacob Shoven  Clifton Central

Riker Triplett  Unity

Brayden Haines  Watseka

 

3A

Chris Brown Monticello

 

3A Honorable Mention

Kayden Snelling PBL

 

4A

Josh Woodrey Prairie Central 

 

4A Honorable Mention

Cooper Palmore  Prairie Central

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football Program has already made a schedule change for the 2021 season. The Illini were slated to play the Maryland Terrapins Saturday Sept. 18. That game will now be played Friday Sept. 17 under the lights in Champaign. Head Coach Brett Bielema said “We are excited to be in a national primetime spot for the Maryland game, it is another opportunity to showcase our team, our university, and our campus, as well as the best fans in college football.” 

 

 

MLB Tonight:

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago White Sox

 

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Sox win

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Dwight 13-11 & 7-5

Game 1- Lorena Arnett, Kayla Adwell and Carly Mutchmore each had 4 hits 

Baylee Cosgrove hit a homerun and had 4 RBI 

Game 2-Cosgrove and Maddy Foellner each had 2 RBI 

Carly Mutchmore added 3 hits in game 2

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 6-0 & 10-5

Game 1-Kennedy McTaggart had 2 RBI

Game 2-Sydney McTaggart and Brianna Denalt each had 2 RBI

 

Pontiac def St. Joe Ogden 5-2

 

Tremont def GCMS 10-3

 

Tri Valley def Fisher 6-2

 

Milford def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 15-9

Anna McEwen had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Iroquois West def Watseka 2-1 & 4-1

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 4-1

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 10-0

Tyler Altenbaumer had 10 strikeouts

 

Tremont def GCMS 3-2

 

Tri Valley def Fisher 16-3

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Milford 4-2

 

Teutopolis def Mahomet Seymour 13-3

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago White Sox def St. Louis Cardinals 5-1

Cubs were off

 

 

(Paxton-cf)-- Paxton-Buckley-Loda Senior Hannah Schwarz signed her letter of intent to continue her athletic career Monday afternoon at PBL’s Guyot Track. Schwarz signed with Elmhurst college for track and field. Congratulations Hannah. 

 

 

(Green Bay-cf)-- The turmoil for the Green Bay Packers is still boiling. OTA’s or Mini Camps started for the NFL Monday afternoon and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was not in attendance. Rodgers has openly stated that he wants to be traded from the organization this offseason, but the Packers have not made a move. 2019 1st round draft pick Jordan Love took a majority of the snaps on day 1. 

 

 

MLB Tonight:

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago White Sox 

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s Nascar Live. Get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7

 

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Phil Mickelson wins PGA Tour Championship

E.I. Baseball Scores: 

Royal def Buckley 15-4 Game 1

Buckley def Royal 4-1 Game 2

 

Paxton def Gifford 10-0 and 17-7

 

MLB Scores:

Chicago Cubs def St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 10 innings

New York Yankees def Chicago White Sox 5-4


 

(South Carolina-cf)-- History was made at the PGA Tour Championship over the weekend. 50 year old Phil Mickleson won this season's Tour Championship, becoming the oldest player to do so. The record was held by Jack Nicklaus who was 46 when he accomplished the feat. Mickleson earned his 45th win on the PGA Tour, and his 6th major. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Men’s basketball Head Coach Brad Underwood made another Coaching hire over the weekend. Underwood promoted assistant to the head coach Geoff Alexander into the new role. Alexander has in-state ties, as well as international ties on the recruiting trail. 

 

 

(Austin TX-cf)-- Battling the rain, and the constant switching of wet and slick tires, Chase Elliot was able to pull out a win at the Circuit of the Americas Sunday Afternoon.

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago White Sox 

Chicago Cubs are off

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s Fast Talk. Get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7



 

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Cubs win, Cards and Sox were off

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

PBL def Cissna Park 17-0 and 2-1

Brett Geise had 11 strikeouts and also hit a homerun in game 1

Aiden Johnson had 7 strikeouts in game 2

 

Momence def Watseka 8-7

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 9-2

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 9-1

Ty Pence had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

Milford def Westville 6-1

Payton Harwood had 11 strikeouts

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Armstrong Potomac 17-5

Baylee Cosgrove hit for the cycle and had 3 RBI

 

Momence def Watseka 6-3

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 11-4

Kelsey Martlage hit a homerun and had 4 RBI

 

Westville def Milford 5-0

 

MLB Scores:

Chicago Cubs def Washington Nationals 5-2

White Sox and Cardinals were off 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood brought on former Illini point guard Chester Fraizer to the coaching staff. Underwood says that he knew Chester was the right fit, because he bleeds orange and blue… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Brad Underwood 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ New York Yankees 


 

EI Baseball Opening Weekend: 

Royal Giants @ Buckley Dutchmasters 1pm DH

Paxton Swedes @ Gifford-Flatville Giff-flats 1pm DH

 

This weekend on WPXN: 


Saturday afternoon its Nascar Xfinity Series Racing Pit Boss 250  from Circuit of the Americas. The broadcast gets underway at 2:30 right here on WPXN 

 

Sunday Afternoon its Nascar Cup Series Racing with the Echo Park Texas Grand Prix from the Circuit of the Americas. The race gets underway at 12:30 on WPXN.

 

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Cards and Sox Win, Cubs Lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

PBL def Herscher 14-3

Kayden Snelling had 3 hits and 6 RBI

 

GCMS def LeRoy 10-1

Braden Roesch had 15 strikeouts

Hunter Brewer hit an inside the park homerun

 

St. Joe Ogden def Mt. Zion 2-1

Crayton Burnett had 11 strikeouts

 

Mahomet Seymour def Danville 11-0

Mateo Casillas hit a homerun

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Iroquois West 8-1 and 14-0

Emma Steiner had 8 Strikeouts in the first game

Baylee Cosgrove had 4 hits and 4 RBI in game 2

 

St. Joe Ogden def Mt. Zion 13-3

Shayne Immke had 4 hits including 2 homeruns 

Kennedy Hudson and Addy Martinie each had a homerun

 

Armstrong Potomac def Chrisman 14-2

Kyla Bullington had 15 strikeouts and hit a homerun 

 

MLB Scores: 

Washington Nationals def Chicago Cubs 4-3

St . Louis Cardinals def Pirates 8-5

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 2-1

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward made an early exit last night after his second plate appearance against the Washington Nationals. The Cubs stated that Heyward was experiencing tightness in his left hamstring. Hayward will be further evaluated this morning. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- Busch Stadium in St. Louis will be going back to full capacity starting June 14 against the Miami Marlins. With the Center for Disease Control dropping the mask mandate for all vaccinated individuals, the Cardinals have decided to open the stadium at full capacity. Fans will be sat in pods spaced three feet apart, masks will be required for non-vaccinated fans. Busch stadium now joins the Texas Rangers, and the Atlanta Braves in allowing fans at full capacity. 

 

 

(Texas-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series is heading to the Circuit of the Americas this Sunday in Austin Texas. Driver Kyle Busch details the similarities of  Circuit of the Americas to Sonoma Raceway….

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kyle Busch 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox are off 


 

Sunday 

E.I. Baseball 

Royal at Buckley Schiewe Field  1pm DH

Paxton at Gifford Franzen Field   1pm DH

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Cubs and Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Watseka def Momence 7-6

Ty Berry had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

Monticello def Rantoul 3-1

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 9-8

Maddy Foellner had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Momence def Watseka 17-11

 

Monticello def Rantoul 8-7

 

Milford def Chrisman 17-1

Anna McEwen had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Washington Nationals 6-3

St. Louis Cardinals def Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2

Minnesota Twins def Chicago White Sox 5-4

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The MLB Trade deadline is approaching, and the Chicago Cubs have already made one move. The North Siders traded outfielder Cameron Maybin for cash consideration Tuesday Afternoon, there are still rumors about the Cubs fielding offers for third baseman Kris Bryant before the deadline passes. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Tyler O’Neil will see time on the IL with a broken finger sliding into second base. Manager Mike Schildt details how it could impact the roster… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 


 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox have a 3.5 game lead on Cleveland in the AL Central. The reason for the lead is the amount of runs the Sox are scoring per game. Sox manager Tony La Russa says that the team is putting up tough at bats throughout the entire lineup… 

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins

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Cubs and Sox win

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def Unity 8-0

Tyler Altenbaumer had 15 strikeouts

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def Unity 11-9

Shayne Immke had 4 hits including 2 homeruns and 5 RBI

Kaylee Ward also hit a home run

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def the Washington Nationals 7-4

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 16-4

St. Louis Cardinals were off

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu suffered a few injuries over the weekend against the Kansas City Royals. Abreu and Hunter Dozier collided at the first base line on Friday. Abreu played on Sunday, and suffered an ankle injury after a play at the plate to win the game for the Sox. The organization is not going to rush Abreu back into the already beat up lineup. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series has tried to bring new ideas to this year's schedule. One of the ideas was the Bristol Dirt Race earlier in the season. Driver Kevin Harvick details the schedule so far this season, and highlights some of the changes… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kevin Harvick 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins 


 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live, get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7.

 

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Alex Bowman wins at Dover and Hendrick Motorsports finishes 1, 2, 3, 4

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Detroit Tigers 5-1

San Diego Padres def St. Louis Cardinals 5-3

Chicago White Sox def Kansas City Royals 4-3

 

 

(Dover-cf)-- Hendrick Motorsports continued their dominance at Dover Motorspeedway finishing 1, 2, 3 and 4, the first time in Cup Series History. Alex Bowman was yesterday's winner, taking the lead from Kyle Larson with help from a 12.7 second pitstop, which allowed him to lead the last 97 laps.  M R N had all the action on WPXN...

 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Longtime Chicago Bulls Forward Tony Kukoc was selected into the NBA Hall of Fame Sunday Afternoon. Kukoc was a key part of the second Bulls 3-peat. Kukoc was selected 29th in the 1990 NBA Draft. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- The St. Louis Cardinals pitching staff has been delivering throughout the start of the season. Cards Manager Mike Schildt says that when the staff is performing, the Cards can’t be beat… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago White Sox Pitcher Dylan Cease notched another win on the season yesterday afternoon. South Siders Manager Tony La Russa says that each day is a new experience for the young right hander, which is helping him mature… 

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

 

MLB Tonight:

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins 

St. Louis Cardinals are off 

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7.

 

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Cards and Sox Win

IHSA Baseball: 

Clifton Central def PBL 4-1

 

Cissna Park def Judah Christian 11-2

Mason Blanck had 4 hits and scored 3 runs

 

Momence def Iroquois West 4-3

 

Watseka def Dwight 15-9

Conner Curry had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

Olympia def Rantoul 11-0

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 2-0

Crayton Burnett had 14 strikeouts

 

GCMS def Tri Valley 5-4

Braden Roesch had 12 strikeouts

 

LeRoy def Fisher 15-0

 

Milford def Grant Park 7-3

Luke McCabe had 3 hits

 

Oakwood def Mahomet Seymour 9-6

 

IHSA Softball: 

PBL def Clifton Central 12-8

Baylee Cosgrove hit a homerun and had 3 RBI

 

Dwight def Watseka 11-7

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 12-7

Shayne Immke had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

Tri Valley def GCMS 9-1

 

LeRoy def Fisher 6-2

 

Milford def Grant Park 10-0

Jordin Lucht had 3 RBI and scored 2 runs

 

MLB Scores: 

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 2-0

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 4-2

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Illinois 8 man Association has announced the All-State teams. Milford QB Trey Totheroh,  Milford RB Angel Salinas, and Milford WR Todd Pain, were 1st team all state recipients. Congrats Bearcats on a great season. 


 

(Dover-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series will be heading to the Monster Mile, or Dover Raceways this Sunday. Nascar Driver Ross Chasiatin details what a lap around the track feels like behind the wheel… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Ross Chaistain 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers 

St. Louis Cardinals @ San Diego Padres 

Kansas City Royals @ Chicago White Sox

 

This Weekend on WPXN:

Saturday morning it's our Live Action Auction. Bid, Buy, and Save with Becky Puetz starting at 8am.

 

Saturday Afternoon it’s Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Dover International Raceway. The broadcast gets underway at 12:30

 

Sunday Afternoon on WPXN its Nascar Cup Series Racing From Dover International Speedway. The race gets underway at 1:00

 

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Sox win, Cubs & Cards lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Salt Fork def PBL 10-7

 

Donavan def Watseka 12-6


St. Joe Ogden def Villa Grove Heritage 9-2

Zach Martinie had 10 strikeouts

 

LeRoy def Armstrong Potomac 11-4

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden PBL def 13-3

Shayne Immke had 3 hits including a homerun and 3 RBI

 

Watseka def Donovan 11-6

Natalie Schroeder had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Fisher def Villa Grove 9-6

Kailey May had 2 homeruns and 5 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

Cleveland Indians def. Chicago Cubs 2-1 in 10 innings 

Milwaukee Brewers def St. Louis Cardinals 4-1

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 13-8

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Longtime Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Point Guard Ray’Vonte Rice announced his intent to play with the House of ‘Pain or the TBT Team(The Basketball Tournament) Wednesday Afternoon on Instagram. Rice was slated to play with the House of ‘Paign last season, but opted out due to his professional league starting back up in Egypt. The House of ‘Paign gets their tournament underway in July at the Peoria Civic Center. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The NFL released their schedules Wednesday Night. Looking at the area NFL teams, the Chicago Bears will open their season against the LA Rams Thursday Sept. 12. The Green Bay Packers will visit the New Orleans Saints, and the Indianapolis Colts will host the Seattle Seahawks. 


 

 

(Urbana-cf)--The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Team has filled one of two spots on the coaching staff. Head Coach Brad Underwood hired former Illinig Point Guard Cherster Fraizer earlier this week. Coach Underwood details the hire… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 



 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers- 6:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers- 12:40

Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox-1:10

 

NBA Tonight: 

Toronto Raptors @ Chicago Bulls 

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Cards and Sox Win, Cubs Lose

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Clifton Central def PBL 6-1

 

Blue Ridge def Iroquois West 15-5

 

Olympia def Rantoul 11-3

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 5-2

Shayne Immke and Kaylee Ward each hit a homerun

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Milford 10-6

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Milford def Cissna Park 24-1

Nicholas Warren had 5 RBI

 

Watseka def Dwight 5-3

Bricen Walwer had 3 hits

 

Iroquois West def Blue Ridge 17-7

Jack Pree, Kade Kimmel, Peyton Rhodes and Damon Fowler each had 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 4-0

Tyler Altenbaumer had 14 strikeouts

 

Judah Christian def Fisher 2-0

 

Mattoon def Mahomet Seymour 15-9

 

MLB Baseball Scores: 

Cleveland Indians def Chicago Cubs 3-2 

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 6-1

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 9-3

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood hired former Fighting Illini Point Guard Chester Fraizer to fill one of two gaps on the staff. Frazier says the decision to come back to the alma mater wasn’t easy, but one that he and his wife valued… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Chester Fraizer 

 

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Cardinals glad to have Arenado

IHSA Baseball Scores:

Iroquois West def Momence 14-2

Peyton Rhodes had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 8-0

Isaiah Immke had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

Eureka def Fisher 17-1

 

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 9-3

Luke McCabe had 3 RBI

 

IHSA Softball Scores:

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 17-10

Maggie Ward had 3 hits and 4 RBI 

 

LeRoy def GCMS 8-0

 

Eureka def Fisher 13-5

 

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 10-6

Anna McEwen had 4 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Tri County 22-2

Aubrie Shore pitched a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts

Karley Yergler hit a homerun

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- The St. Louis Cardinals have seen flashes of what Nolan Arenado can do at the plate, on the basepaths, and defensively. Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt says that Arenado had a great series over the weekend, and they are glad to have him… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox have suffered significant blows to the batting order, losing Eloy Jimnez in spring training and Louis Robert less than a week ago, but are still putting up runs. Sox manager Tony La Russa says that the team has heart, and wants to win… 

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Cleveland Indians- 5:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers-6:40

Chicago White Sox are off 

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s Nascar Live. Get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7.

 

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