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SPORTS Archives for 2019-04

Cards and Sox Win

IHSA Baseball

Rantoul def Unity 3-2

Adam Crites had 8 strikeouts

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 8-0

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm/Chrisman def Milford 1-0

 

Hoopeston Area def Schlarman 2-1

 

Monticello def Prairie Central 4-3


 

IHSA Softball

Unity def Rantoul 15-13

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 17-0

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Milford/Cissna Park 10-9

 

Hoopeston Area def Schlarman 6-2

 

Prairie Central def Monticello 11-1

 

MLB

UNDATED (AP) — Harrison Bader hit his third home run of the season as St. Louis roughed up Washington starter Patrick Corbin during a six-run fifth inning as the Cardinals beat the Nationals 6-3 on Monday to start a four-game series.

 

Tim Anderson and Yonder Alonso each hit a two-run homer, sending the Chicago White Sox to a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

 

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

 

Chase Elliott Wins at Talladega to Give Chevrolet First Win of the Season

MLB

PHOENIX (AP) — Ben Zobrist lined a two-run double in the 15th inning and the Chicago Cubs outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 in the second-longest game in Chase Field history.

 

Yadier (YAH'-dee-ehr) Molina drove in three runs to back Jack Flaherty

as the Cardinals took the rubber game of their three-game set with the Reds in a 5-2 victory.

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Reynaldo López struck out a career-high 14 and allowed two hits in six innings to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers for a sweep of an abbreviated two-game series.

 

The weather cooperated Friday night at the Farmer City Raceway. Brian Shirley won the Late Model Feature. Allen Weiser won Modifieds. Dakota Ewing won Pro Lates, Jeremy Nichols won Street Stocks, and Billy Knebel won B-Mods. This week is regular night of racing with Hornets. May 9th and 10th is the Farmer City 74 event.

 

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Chase Elliott has won the NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, giving Chevrolet its first victory of the season.

Elliott took the lead shortly after a restart with four laps to go and worked with three other Chevy drivers to hold off the rest of the field. He won for the first time since October. Elliott locked up a playoff spot and became the sixth different driver to win through 10 races this season. Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman finished second, followed by rookies Ryan Preece and Daniel Hemric.


 

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

 

Oklahoma Quarterback Kyler Murray Taken #1 in NFL Draft

IHSA Softball

Watseka def Iroquois West 15-3

Natalie Schroeder had 3 doubles and 2 RBI

 

GCMS def Ridgeview/Lexington 9-0

Madi Eberle pitched a perfect game with 15 strikeouts

She helped herself out at the plate with 4 RBI

 

Fieldcrest def Fisher 2-1

 

IHSA Baseball

Clifton Central def Cissa Park 8-4

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 3-1

 

GCMS def Lexington 12-2

Nathan Garard and Cade Elliott each had 3 RBI

 

MLB

Dodgers beat the Cubs 2-1

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyler Murray has become the 22nd Heisman Trophy winner to go first overall in the NFL draft. The Arizona Cardinals chose Murray, making it the second straight year an Oklahoma quarterback was selected with the No. 1 pick.

 

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears figure to have a chance to add a top running back and core player to a team that won the NFC North in coach Matt Nagy's first season when they make their first pick of the draft in the third round today.

 

MLB
Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks 8:40pm

Cincinnati at St. Louis 7:15pm

Detroit at Chicago White Sox 7:10pm

 

Tonight at the Farmer City Raceway its’ a regular night of racing. Full Show plus B-Mods. Gates open at 4pm. Hot Laps at 6:30. Racing begins around 7pm. General admission is $12. Veterans $5. Kids 12 and under are FREE. Pit passes $30.

 

 

 

Talladega--jc)  -- Its superspeedway racing at Talledega this weekend. Nascar Driver Denny Hamlin says there are several ways to go at Talladega on Sunday…

 

 

Ricky Stenhouse Junior talks about strategies at the superspeedway…

 

 

Saturday on WPXN its Xfinity racing with the Money Lion 300 with a 11-30am start time.

 

On Sunday its the Monster Energy Geico 500 NASCAR Race from Talladega with Noon Broadcast 

 

 

 

Cubs & Cards Win, Sox Lose

IHSA Baseball

Herscher def Watseka 10-0

 

GCMS def Rantoul 5-4

Ethan Garard and Braden Roesch each had 2 hits

 

Fisher def Ridgeview 4-3

Hunter Coon had 2 hits

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 8-0

Keegan McCarty had 10 strikeouts

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Milford 10-4

 

Westville def Armstrong Potomac 9-2

 

IHSA Softball

Olympia def GCMS 13-0

 

Milford/Cissna Park def Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin 4-3

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 17-0

Hannah Dukeman had a homerun with 4 RBI

Bailey Dowling also hit a homerun

 

Armstrong Potomac def Westville 21-18

Denley Heller hit 2 homeruns


 

MLB

Javier Baez and Jason Heyward each hit three-run homers in the sixth inning of the Cubs' 7-6 comeback over the Dodgers

 

Adam Wainwright notched his 150th career victory by allowing one run over six innings of the Cardinals' 5-2 win over the Brewers. Marcell Ozuna (oh-ZOO'-nah) and Yadier Molina (YAH'-dee-ehr moh-LEE'-nah) homered.

 

Orioles beat the White Sox 4-3

 

Several Area Coaches to be Honored by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

IHSA Softball

PBL def Centennial 15-2

Baylee Cosgrove had 3 hits and 5 RBI

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 18-1

Kennedy Bauer tripled twice and had 2 RBI

 

Danville def Rantoul 10-4

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 14-3

Kaylee Ward had a grand slam and 6 RBI

Katie Poulter also hit a homerun

 

Fisher def Cerro Gordo/Bement 19-2

Kylee Bishop and Sydney Hood each had 2 hits, 2 RBI and 3 Runs

 

Armstrong Potomac def St. Thomas More 10-4

Grace Reynolds had 3 hits

 

IHSA Baseball

Central Clifton def Cissna Park 8-4

 

Watseka def iroquois West 5-3

Ben Lyznicki had 2 hits, 2 RBI, and 2 Runs

 

St. Joe Ogden def GCMS 11-0

Crayton Burnett had 2 hits and 3 RBI and also pitched the shutout with 13 strikeouts

 

Cerro Gordo/Bement def Fisher 4-3


 

MLB

José Quintana earned his third straight win by limiting the Dodgers to a pair of runs and four hits over seven innings of the Cubs' 7-2 victory.

 

Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning to push the Cardinals past the Brewers, 4-3.

 

Orioles ended a four-game slide by beating the White Sox 9-1.

 

Several area basketball coaches will be honored by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association at an upcoming banquet. Boys Coaches selected were  Kevin Long of Cissna Park, Ryan Tompkins of GCMS. Girls coaches were Keri Dornbusch of GCMS, Scot Ghere of Ridgeview, Kevin Taylor of St. Joe Ogden, and Barry Bauer of Watseka. Joining those coaches were several area Jr. High Coaches. They are Anthony Videka, Cissna Park Seventh grade girls, Bill Mulvaney, Gifford eighth grade girls, and Chase Gilliland, Prairieview-Ogden seventh grade boys.

 

Cards and Sox Win

IHSA Baseball

Rantoul def PBL 7-4

Nolan Riddle had a 3 run double

 

Cissna Park def Armstrong Potomac 10-0

Mario Renteria pitched a 5 inning no-hitter with 8 strikeouts

 

GCMS def Heyworth 12-10

Layne Harden had 4 hits including a homerun

 

Eureka def Fisher 12-2

 

Salt Fork def Milford 10-7

 

Oakwood def Hoopeston Area 15-5

 

IHSA Softball

GCMS def Heyworth 2-0

Madi Eberle hit hit a 2 run homerun

 

Fisher def Eureka 1-0

Sydney Eichelberger had 10 strikeouts

 

Herscher def St. Joe Ogden 4-1

 

Salt Fork def Milford/Cissna Park 9-6

 

Armstrong Potomac def Chrisman 17-4

Kayla Roe and Sam Kelsch each had 3 RBI

 

Hoopeston Area def Oakwood 9-7

 

Buffalo/Tri City def Mahomet Seymour 4-3

 

MLB

Dexter Fowler had his first four-hit game in six years, belted his first home run of the season and collected four RBIs as the Cardinals hammered the Brewers, 13-5.

 

José Abreu and James McCann each homered and combined for nine RBIs as the White Sox crushed the Orioles, 12-2

 

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

 

Cubs & Cards Win, Sox Lose

CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote hit a game-ending RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs used a terrific performance by Tyler Chatwood to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1. Chatwood pitched six scoreless innings, and Javier Báez had two big hits for Chicago.

 

Paul Goldschmidt had a pair of hits and drove in two runs as the Cardinals took the rubber match of their three-game set with the Mets, 6-4. Dakota Hudson recorded his first major league win as a starting pitcher by allowing three runs and five hits over five innings.

 

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3.

 

The Farmer City Races were cancelled Friday night due to the track being too wet and NASCAR was off for the Easter Holiday. This week at the Farmer City Raceway it’s a regular show plus B-Mods and the Monster Energy Series is at Talladega on Sunday.

 

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

Ayo Dosunmu Staying at Illinois

MLB

Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 9-7.

 

Good news for the Fighting Illini nation.  Freshman Guard Ayo Dosunmu announced that he will stay at Illinois for his sophomore season instead of entering the NBA Draft. . He said he wants to stay and help coach Brad Underwood with some unfinished business and get Illinois to the dance.

 

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(Urbana--jc)  -- The NCAA Gymanstic Championships begin today at the University of Illinois. The Illini are participating. The first competition is at noon

The Illini Gymnastics team competes is session 2 at 7 tonight at the State Farm Center.

 

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Alex Diab, a senior on the Illinois men's gymnastics team, was named the 2019 Specialist of the Year, as announced Thursday night by the Collegiate Gymnastics Association. The award, which is given annually to the top gymnast on any one event, was one of four awards presented on Thursday

 

The Fighting Illini Baseball team plays host to Penn State. The three game set starts at 7-30. The series continues at 3 on Saturday with the final game at noon on Sunday at Illini Field.

 

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Illinois softball team continues its four-game homestand this weekend as the Illini host No.22/19/23 Michigan in a three-game conference series on April 19-21. First pitch on Friday is set for 5 p.m. CT, 1 p.m. CT on Saturday and 2 p.m. CT on Sunday for a BTN-televised series finale.

The Illini will then head out for a five-game road swing - their final road trip of the regular season - starting with a doubleheader against No. 23/18/20 Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., on Tuesday (April 23), before traveling to Columbus, Ohio, for a three-game series at Ohio State on April 26-28.


 

MLB

The Chicago Cubs host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field this afternoon Gametime 1-20

The St Louis Cardinals are home against the New York Mets. 7-10 is the start time

The Chicago White Sox are on the road at Detroit to battle the Tigers First pitch is 6-10

 

 

(Farmer City--jc) Its racing tonight at the Farmer City Raceway. Gates open at 4pm. The full show features late models, modifieds and Pro Late Models Street Stocks and Hornets. Hot laps at 6-30 and qualifying begins at 7pm tonight at the Farmer City Raceway.

 

Cubs, Cards Win, Sox lose

IHSA Baseball

GCMS def Eureka 1-0

Nathan Garard had 14 strikeouts

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 13-12

Adam Rose had 4 hits

 

Salt Fork def Hoopeston Area 1-0

 

Mahomet Seymour def St. Bede 13-0

 

IHSA Softball

Blue Ridge def Iroquois West 10-0

 

Heyworth def Fisher 3-2

 

Mahomet Seymour def Rantoul 13-1

Aubrie Shore, Samantha Tamburo, Karley Yergler, and Allison Nofziger each hit a homerun

 

Mt. Zion def St. Joe Ogden 14-3

 

MLB

Cole Hamels scattered three hits over seven strong innings as the Cubs blanked the Marlins, 6-0 to complete a three-game sweep.

 

Matt Carpenter and Marcell Ozuna (oh-ZOO'-nah) each homered to support Michael Wacha (WAH'-kah) as the Cardinals knocked off the Brewers, 6-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.

 

The Royals completed a 4-3 10-inning win over the White Sox.

 

Cubs and White Sox Win, Cards Lose

IHSA Softball

Blue Ridge def PBL 7-0

 

Dwight def Watseka 10-4

 

Mattoon def St. Joe Ogden 18-17

 

Unity def Fisher 16-1

 

Milford/Cissna Park def Westville 10-4

Maya Mcewen and Kaylee Warren each had 3 RBI

 

Prairie Central def Gardner South Wilmington 10-0

 

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Cissna Park  8-4

Trey VanWinkle had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

Dwight def Watseka 11-1

 

Rantoul def St. Thomas More 11-1

Will Wake had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Urbana 2-0

Crayton Burnett had 10 strikeouts

 

Milford def Westville 10-0

Brady Marshino had 2 hits and 2 RBI



MLB

Jose Quintana struck out seven and extended his scoreless innings streak to 14 to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.

 

Christian Yelich homered again as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cardinals 8-4

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoan Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multi-homer game to power the Chicago White Sox past the Kansas City Royals 5-1.

 

 

(Mahomet--jc)  Popular and successful High School Volleyball Coach Stan Bergman is taking a new position as Head Coach of the Mahomet Seymour High School volleyball program. Over the past 4 years, Bergman has 2 state championships with the St Thomas More program. Over his career, Bergman has 585 wins.

 

(Gifford--jc)  -- The Coaches versus Cancer event at Gordyville USA was another huge success. Initial reports say 46 thousand dollars was raised with more funds coming in for the event.  The efforts have raised over 650 thousand dollars since 2013 University of Illinois Coach Brad Underwood was among the coaches headlining the event near Gifford. This was the 7th annual event at Gordyville.

 

 

MLB

The Chicago Cubs finish a three game series at the Miami Marlins tonight. First pitch is 6:10pm.

 

The St Louis Cardinals are in Milwaukee against the Brewers. Game time is 12-40

 

The Chicago White Sox are home at Guaranteed  Rate Field against the Kansas CIty Royals. Starting time is 1-10.

 

Fisher High School Senior Completes Boston Marathon

IHSA Baseball

Watseka def Cissna Park 4-3

Dylan Thompson and Blake Dixon each had 2 hits

 

Monticello def Rantoul 6-0

 

Unity def St. Joe Ogden 6-0

 

GCMS def Ridgeview 6-5

Layne Harden hit a homerun

 

Lexington def Fisher 9-2

 

IHSA Softball

Monticello def Rantoul 8-6

 

Unity def St. Joe Ogden 15-10

 

GCMS def LeRoy 6-0

Madi Eberle struckout 11 in the 1 hit shutout and also hit a homerun

 

Fisher def Lexington 10-0

Taylor May hit a homerun

 

Milford/Cissna Park def Armstrong Potomac 16-7

Lyndsey Leitz had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

Salt Fork def Hoopeston Area 16-1

 

Mahomet Seymour def Champaign Central 10-0

Julia McNaught hit homerun and had 4 RBI

 

MLB Today

Willson Contreras smacked his sixth homer of the season while going 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the Cubs' 7-2 victory at Miami. Yu Darvish (1-2) struck out eight in a season-high 5 2/3 innings

 

Christian Yelich hit 3 homeruns as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St Louis Cardinals 10-7.

 

Welington Castillo atoned for an error by slamming a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the White Sox past the Royals, 5-4


 

(Fisher-dg)-Fisher High School Senior Lucas Chittick, completed the Boston Marathon with a personal best time. The 18 year old finished with a time of 2 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds. He was 962nd overall.

 

Tonight

Cubs at Miami  6-10 start

Cardinals at Brewers 6-40 first pitch

White Sox home to Kansas City 7-10 start

 

All

Tonight on WPXN its the latest news of Nascar with Nascar Live from 6 to 7 pm

No Nascar racing  this weekend with the Easter Holiday.

 

Tiger Woods Wins the Masters Tournament

MLB

Marcell Ozuna (oh-ZOO'-nuh) homered twice and Matt Carpenter supplied the tiebreaking blast in the seventh inning to power the Cardinals past the Reds, 9-5 in Monterrey, Mexico.

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Anderson hit his first career grand slam and Carlos Rodón pitched the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the scuffling New York Yankees.

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Snow and rain led to the postponement of the finale of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. A makeup date was not immediately announced.

 

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Metal detectors will be used at all Notre Dame Stadium gates, starting with the 2019 football season. The new policy begins Sept. 14 at the Irish's first home game. The South Bend Tribune reports that university officials say the change is part of their commitment to safety and security.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The comeback is complete. Tiger Woods has his fifth Masters title.The 43-year-old Woods shot a 2-under 70 for one-stroke victory and his 15th major championship. But it was his first since the 2008 U.S. Open, capping a remarkable recovery from debilitating inj

 

Major League Baseball

Chicago Cubs at Miami Marlins 6-10pm

Milwaukee Brewers at St Louis Cardinals 6-40pm

Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox 7-10pm



 

It was opening night Friday night at the Farmer City Raceway. Kevin Weaver from Gibson City won the Late Model Feature, Allen Wiesser won Modifieds, Logan Moody won Pro Lates, and Jaret Duff won Street Stocks.

 

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Saturday night at Richmond, Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer (BOY'-ur) in a long duel before outracing Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Truex gave Joe Gibbs Racing its sixth victory in nine races this season and won for the first time in his career on tracks shorter than one mile. Logano held on for second, followed by Bowyer, Kevin Harvick and local favorite Denny Hamlin.

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. The latest news of Nascar from 6-7pm

 

Cubs & Cards Win

IHSA Softball

PBL def Momence 15-8

Baylee Cosgrove had 2 homeruns and 5 RBI and Lorena Arnett added 4 hits

 

Olympia def Rantoul 9-0

 

Central Catholic def St. Joe Ogden 5-4 in 9 innings

 

GCMS def Watseka 12-2

Emily Clinton had 2 RBI

 

Fisher def Villa Grove 6-4

Taylor May hit a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 9th inning

 

Unity def Prairie Central 11-0

 

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Momence 20-7

Carson Dudley had 3 hits and 2 RBI and 3 runs scored

 

Cissna Park def Iroquois West 13-12

Keegan Boyle had a 3 run homerun

 

Rantoul def Olympia 3-2

Adam Crites had 2 hits and an RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 6-0

Kaden Jacobs had a 3 run homerun

 

GCMS def Westville 11-7

Braden Roesch had 3 RBI

 

Villa Grove/Heritage def Fisher 15-2

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Hoopeston Area 6-2

 

MLB

Jose Quintana struck out 11 in seven innings of four-hit ball in the Cubs' 2-0 shutout of the Pirates.

 

The Cardinals have completed a four-game sweep of the two-time defending NL champs as Matt Wieters (WEE'-turz) provided three RBIs and his third stolen base in six years to lead an 11-7 win over the Dodgers. Harrison Bader became the first player in 14 years to be hit by pitches with the bases loaded twice in a game.

 

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University student is speaking publicly a year after suing the school, alleging three former men's basketball players raped her in 2015 and that counseling center staff discouraged her from reporting what happened.Twenty-two-year-old Bailey Kowalski said Thursday she came forward because she's "no longer afraid" and hopes to encourage other "silent survivors" to tell their stories. Kowalksi says she was inspired to go public after seeing victims of Larry Nassar speak out.

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan State is looking formidable for the 2019-20 season after its Final Four run this year. A way-too-early look at next season has the Spartans as the tops in college basketball. National champion Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Duke round out the top five.

 

 

NASCAR Racing heads to Richmond tomorrow. Kurt Busch talks about the high downforce package affecting the race at Richmond.

 

 

 

  Ryan Blaney Compares racing at Richmond to other short tracks.

 

 

Tonight on WPXN its Xfinity racing with the Toyota Care 250.

 

On Saturday it’s the Monster Energy Toyota owners 400 NASCAR Race from Richmond International Raceway with a 5:30pm start time.

 

Cards win, Cubs & Sox Lose

IHSA Baseball

Charleston def Rantoul 9-3

 

Tri Valley def Fisher 8-0

 

Milford def Cissna Park 14-8

Klayton Hunsinger and Brady Marshino each had 3 hits

 

IHSA Softball

St. Joe Ogden def Bishop Mac 13-11

Bailey Dowling and Hannah Dukeman each hit a homerun

 

Milford Cissna Park def Chrisman 10-0

Kaylee Warren hit a homerun

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Armstrong Potomac 15-0

 

Mahomet Seymour def Urbana 12-1

Aubrie Shore hit for the cycle

 

MLB

The Pirates homered twice off Yu Darvish in a 5-2 win over the Cubs.

 

Yadier Molina (YAH'-dee-ehr moh-LEE'-nah) and Marcell Ozuna (oh-ZOO'-nah) homered to support Jack Flaherty in the Cardinals' fourth consecutive win, 7-2 over the Dodgers.

 

The Rays ripped the White Sox, 9-1.

 

Molina Drives in 3 as Cardinals Blank the Dodgers

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Momence 27-4

Gavin Coplea had 4 RBI, Keyn Humes and Drake Schrodt each added 3 RBI

 

Iroquois West def Cissna Park 7-5

Peyton Rhodes had 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 13-3

Nick Boggs hit a homerun and had 7 RBI

 

Hoopeston Area def Armstrong Potomac 16-0

Graham Eighner had seven strikeouts

 

Mahomet Seymour def Central Catholic 14-3

Jack McHale had 3 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

PBL def Momence 16-3

Maddy Foellner had 4 hits, 4 RBI and 4 runs scored

 

South Newton def Watseka 10-3

 

GCMS def Armstrong Potomac 13-1

Madi Eberle and Maci Bielfeldt combined foa no hitter and Bielfeldt added a homerun

 

MLB

Yadier Molina drove in three runs, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 10-5

 

NBA

New York Knicks beat the Chicago Bulls 96-86

 

Virginia Wins National Championship

IHSA Softball

Urbana def PBL 6-5

 

Watseka def Kankakee Grace 23-1

Magan Harris had 3 hits and 5 runs scored

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 9-2

Bailey Dowling and Hannah Dukeman each hit a homerun

 

Monticello def Fisher 7-6

 

Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 8-6

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Milford Cissna Park 6-5

 

Hoopeston Area def Schlarman 24-8

Raven Rutherford had 4 hits including 3 doubles

 

Centennial def Mahomet Seymour 3-1

 

Central Catholic def Prairie Central 6-3

 

IHSA Baseball

Cissna Park def Watseka 9-8

Ian Rogers had 3 RBI

 

Iroquois West def Fisher 8-3

Kaleb Pheifer had 2 doubles and 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 11-1

Crayton Burnett had 4 RBI

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 22-0

 

Milford def Georgetown Ridgefarm/Chrisman 12-4

Brady Marshino had a homerun and 3 RBI

 

Hoopeston Area def Schlarman 14-9

Cameron Flint had 4 RBI

 

NCAA

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Virginia Cavaliers have claimed the NCAA men's basketball title by outlasting Texas Tech, 85-77 in overtime. It's the first national championship in men's hoops for the Cavaliers and comes one year after they became the first team to lose to a No. 16 seed in the tournament.

 

MLB

Kyle Schwarber belted a two-run homer and the Cubs' relievers tossed four-hit ball over seven innings of a 10-0 pounding of Pittsburgh.

 

Marcell Ozuna (oh-ZOO'-nah) homered and the Cardinals scored twice in the seventh to beat Los Angeles, 4-3.

 

CHICAGO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1

 

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

 

Virginia and Texas Tech for the NCAA Championship

MLB

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2

 

Adam Wainwright tossed five-hit ball over six sharp innings as the Cardinals topped the Padres, 4-1 to avoid a three-game sweep.

 

The Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 12-5

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Defense will likely be the key in tonight's NCAA men's basketball title game. That's because the two finalists are among college basketball's three best defenses. Both Virginia and Texas Tech are playing in their first final. Virginia, the No. 1 seed from the South Region, gives the Atlantic Coast Conference a representative in the championship game for the fourth time in five years.

 

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch passed his older brother, Kurt, on the final restart to win Sunday's NASCAR race at Brisol Motor Speedway. The Busch Brothers were first in line not to pit for tires during the 11th caution to set up a final shootout between Bristol's two winningest active drivers.

 

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

 

Darrell Waltrip to Retire from Fox Sports at the end of June

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Watseka 12-2

Gavin Coplea had 3 RBI

 

Cissna Park def Momence 17-7

Tharen Blanck had 2 hits and 4 RBI

 

Iroquois West def Clifton Central 10-6

Auston Miller had a homerun and 4 RBI

 

Hoopeston Area def Donovan 15-1

Graham Eigner had 3 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

Watseka def PBL 12-7

Megan Harris and Teagan Cawthon each hit a homerun

 

Hoopeston Area def Chrisman 12-0

 

MLB

Braves def Cubs 9-4

Cards and White Sox were postponed

 

NASCAR

Darrell Waltrip says he will retire at the end of the Fox Sports portion of the NASCAR schedule following the June 23 race at Sonoma Raceway in California. The Hall of Fame driver began his Fox Sports career with the 2001 Daytona 500.



 

Saturday on WPXN it’s Our Monthly Live Action Auction. Bid, Buy, and save on gift certificates and items from area businesses from 8-10.

 

Then it’s Xfinity racing at noon.

 

On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy Food City 500 NASCAR Race from Bristol Motor Speedway at noon.

 

Cards and White Sox win, Cubs Lose

IHSA Softball

St. Joe Ogden def Lincoln 17-2

Hannah Dukeman hit a homerun and had 4 RBI

 

Tremont def GCMS 1-0

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Milford/Cissna Park 6-3

 

IHSA Baseball

Rantoul def Danville 15-5

Adam Crites had 2 hits and 4 RBI

 

Tremont def GCMS 10-3

 

Armstrong Potomac def Westville 4-0

Rylee Showalter had 7 strikeouts

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Milford 6-5

 

MLB

Atlanta Braves def Chicago Cubs 6-4.

 

The St. Louis Cardinals used a 10th rally to get by the Pirates 5-4.

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Abreu drove in three runs as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3.

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Walt Lemon Jr. scored a career-high 24 points, including two free throws with 1.8 seconds to play, to help the Chicago Bulls snap a five-game losing streak with a 115-114 victory over the Washington Wizards.

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews scored the lone goal in the shootout after connecting for his career-high 35th in regulation, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3.

 

NBC Sports will use retired NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. in its inaugural broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 next month. The second year analyst will be part of a team that features 14 commentators and host Mike Tirico and analyst Danica Patrick.

Cubs, Cards and White Sox All Had the Day Off Yesterday

IHSA Baseball

Cissna Park def Momence 12-0

Conner Lober had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

Clifton Central def Iroquois West 4-3

 

St. Joe Ogden def Argenta Oreana 10-0

Adam Rose scored 3 runs

 

Milford def South Newton 12-1

Alex Barney hit 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI

 

Hoopeston Area def Fisher 7-1

Max Conn hit a homerun

 

IHSA Softball

PBL def Watseka 5-3

Baylee Cosgrove hit a 3 run homerun

 

St. Joe Ogden def Villa Grove 7-2

Hannah Dukeman hit a homerun

 

Fisher def Hoopeston Area 12-9

Sidney Hood, Lauren Sommer and Leah McCoy each had 3 RBI

 

LeRoy def Armstrong Potomac 11-1

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 14-4

Ashley Campbell and Karley Yergler each hit a homerun

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 19-1

Aubrie Shore hit 2 homeruns

 

Prairie Central def Lexington 16-0

Natalie Graf had 6 RBI

 

MLB

Cubs, Cards and Sox were all off

 

Cards win, Cubs & Sox Lose

IHSA Softball

GCMS def Fisher 5-1

Madi Eberle had 19 strikeouts

Lindsey Heinz had 2 triples and 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Maroa Forsyth 9-0

Bailey Dowling had 2 homeruns

 

Armstrong Potomac def Chrisman 5-2

Denley Heller had 10 strikeouts

 

Salt Fork def Milford/Cissna Park 10-3

Hoopeston Area def Oakwood 11-6

 

Seneca def Prairie Central 10-2

 

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Monticello 16-15

Ben Jarboe had 6 RBI

 

Cissna Park def Armstrong Potomac 2-1

Damian Renteria had 12 strikeouts

 

Gardner South Wilmington def Iroquois West 11-0

 

Centennial def Rantoul 17-7

 

St. Joe Ogden and Mahomet Seymour ended in a 2-2 tie

Keegan McCarty had 11 strikeouts for the Spartans and Kobe Essien had 10 strikeouts for the Bulldogs



 

GCMS def Fisher 14-4

Layne Harden had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Salt Fork def Milford 5-0

 

MLB

The Braves took advantage of six Chicago errors to beat the Cubs 8-0.

 

Paul DeJong scored on a passed ball in the top of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 victory in the Pittsburgh Pirates' home opener.

 

The Cleveland Indians rallied for a chilly 5-3 win in their home opener over the Chicago White Sox.

 

NBA

New York Knicks def Chicago Bulls 113-105

 

NHL

Winnipeg Jets def Chicago Blackhawks 4-3

 

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

 

Michigan St., Auburn, Virginia, and Texas Tech Advance to the Final Four

MLB

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo scored on a Pedro Strop wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers outscored the Chicago Cubs 11-10.

 

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich (YEH'-lihch) of the Milwaukee Brewers has extended his season-opening home run streak to four games, tying the major league record for homers in consecutive games to start a season. Yelich also became the first player to win the MVP award and then homer in his first four games of the next season. The Brewers beat the Cardinals 5-4.

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lucas Giolito took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning in his first start of the season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 to avoid a three-game sweep in the season-opening series.

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Final Four is set and things look different headed into Minneapolis. Virginia is the only No. 1 seed to make it through to the final weekend of the season. Joining the Cavaliers are No. 2 seed Michigan State, No. 3 seed Texas Tech and No. 5 seed Auburn. The Cavaliers and surging Tigers meet in Saturday's first national semifinal, followed by the Spartans and the defensive-minded Red Raiders.

 

Denny Hamlin raced to his second NASCAR Cup victory of the season, overcoming two penalties on pit road and missing the entry another time during green flag conditions. Hamlin led the final 12 laps. Clint Bowyer finished second, followed by Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones, and Jimmie Johnson.

 

 

(Farmer City--jc)  -- Friday is the day for the start of racing at the Farmer City raceway. The 12 annual Illini 100 present by Douglas Dodge on Friday sees U-M-P Modifieds, Dirtcar Stock Cars and Pro Late Models along with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series 25 lap event with a 6 thousand dollar prize. Then on Saturday its the U-M-P Modifieds 2 Thousand 5 Hundred dollar prize, the Pro Late Models 1 thousand dollar prize and the World of Outlaws Late Model Series 75 lap race with a top prize of 15 thousand dollars.


 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

 

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