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Nationals win World Series with 6-2 in in Game 7

IHSA Volleyball

1A

Milford def Ridgeview 25-17, 25-11

Caley Mowrey had 11 kills

 

MLB

Washington has a World Series championship for the first time since the 1924 Senators beat the New York Giants. Anthony Rendon (rehn-DOHN’) and Howie Kendrick belted huge home runs in the seventh inning as the Nationals rallied to take Game 7, 6-2 over the Astros in Houston. Winning pitcher Patrick Corbin gave the Nats three solid innings of shutout relief to close out a series in which the road team won every game.

 

NBA

Cavaliers def Bulls 117-111  

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

1A

Milford vs Lexington

Blue Ridge vs Judah Christian

 

2A

PBL vs Unity

St. Joe Ogden vs Monticello

 

3A

Mahomet Seymour vs Champaign Central

St. Thomas More vs Mt. Zion

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Volleyball as the PBL Panthers take on the Unity Rockets for the Regional championship. Our Pregame begins at 5:45. With Opening Volley at 6pm.

 

Nationals win 7-2 over Astros to Force Game 7 of World Series

IHSA Volleyball

1A Regional

Gardner South Wilmington def Cissna Park 25-22, 25-19

 

Grant Park def Iroquois West 25-12, 25-16

 

Judah Christian def Uni High 25-19, 25-12

 

Schlarman def Armstrong Potomac 25-23, 23-25, 25-23

 

2A Regional

PBL def Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin 25-19, 25-21

 

Unity def GCMS 25-16, 25-16

 

St. Joe Ogden def Oakwood 25-5, 25-8

 

Monticello def Tuscola 25-21, 32-30

 

3A

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 25-6, 25-12

 

MLB

Washington Nationals def Houston Astros 7-2 to force game 7

 

NHL

Predators def Blackhawks 3-0

 

IHSA Volleyball Regional Semi Finals tonight

IHSA Volleyball 

1A 

Salt Fork def Fisher 25-13, 25-18

 

2A

GCMS def Watseka 16-25, 25-22, 25-18

Jessica Frehill had 12 kills

 

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def Hoopeston Area 25-20, 25-23

 

3A

Rantoul def Danville 25-22, 25-21

 

NBA

Knicks def Bulls 105-98 

 

2A Regional Semi finals at Oakwood High School

5-30 St Joe Odgen vs Oakwood

6-30 Monticello vs Tuscola

1A Regional at Blue Ridge-Farmer City

5-30 Judah Christian vs Urbana Uni High

6-30 Danville Schlarman vs Armstrong Potomac

1A at Grant Park

530 Grant Park vs Iroquois West

630 Gardner South Wilmington vs Cissna Park

 

 

(Paxton--jc) Two things for the Class 3-A Playoff bound Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda. You just can not play one half of football, but know you are one of 32 teams vying for a championship says PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard…

 

 

PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard

You can hear the PBL football game live on Saturday, here on WPXN

 

 

(Urbana--jc)  -- Back to back wins  shows a program growing. Those two wins were accomplished by the University of Illinois football team. U of I Coach Lovie Smith says the team has put the work in to get to this point of the season…

 

 

University of Illinois Football Coach Lovie Smith. The Illini host Rutgers on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field. 

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Class 2A Volleyball regional action from PBL High School as the Unity Rockets take on  GCMS at 5-30. That semi final match will be followed by Paxton Buckley Loda and Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

Our Pre match show begins at 5-15pm.

 

Martin Truex Jr. has earned a spot in NASCAR's championship race with a dominating victory at Martinsville Speedway.

MLB

The Houston Astros have a three-games-to-two lead in the Fall Classic after beating the Nationals in Washington for the third straight night, 7-1

 

NFL

The Chargers came away with a 17-16 triumph over the Bears when Chicago kicker Eddy Pineiro (pihn-YAYR'-oh) missed a 41-yard field goal as time expired.

The Packers are 7-1 after Aaron Rodgers threw for 305 yards and three TDs in a 31-24 victory over the stumbling Chiefs. 

 

Indianapolis was able to pull out a 15-13 win over Denver on Adam Vinatieri’s 51-yard field goal with 22 seconds to play.

 

NHL

Blackhawks end a four-game skid with a 5-1 win over the Kings. 

 

Cross Country

The PBL Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams have advances to the sectionals. Ryder James came in first at the Tuscola Regional in leading the boys to a 3rd place finish. Maddie Royer led the girls team at 12th overall for a 6th place finish.

 

IHSA Football Playoff Pairings

1A

Fisher Bunnies vs Cumberland

2A

Flora at Tuscola

El Dorado at Bismarck Henning

Rushville at Gibson City Melvin Sibley

Tremont at Watseka


 

3A

Monticello at Duquoin

Nakomis at Oakwood

St Joe Odgen at Williamsville

Chicago Carver at Paxton Buckley Loda

4A

Prairie Central at Richland County

Tolono Unity vs  Clinton

5A

Danville at Chatham Glenwood

In 8 Man Football the Milford Cissna Park Bearcats have a first round bye and will take on the winner of Alden-Hebron and Bunker Hill the second weekend in November.

 

630am New

IHSA Volleyball Regionals

1A at Blue Ridge High School-Farmer City

6pm Fisher vs Salt Fork

1A at Grant Park

6pm Grant Park vs Donovan

2A at Paxton Buckley Loda

530 Gibson City Melvin Sibley vs Watseka

630 Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin vs Hoopeston Area

2A at Oakwood

530 Oakwood vs Westville

630 Tuscola vs Georgetown

 

Martin Truex Jr. has earned a spot in NASCAR's championship race for the third consecutive year with a dominating victory at Martinsville Speedway. Truex led 464 of the 500 laps in becoming the first driver to claim a spot in the Nov. 17 title-race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.


 

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

Then it’s the Lovie Smith Show from 7-8.

 

PBL Volleyball Captures SVC Title with win over Dwight

IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Dwight 25-13, 25-12 to win the SVC Title

Abbie Schmidt had 15 assists

 

Cissna Park def Iroquois West 25-21, 25-19

Mikayla Knake had 21 assists

 

Watseka def Clifton Central 25-21, 25-27, 25-10

Raegann Kochel had 12 kills

 

Milford def Hoopeston Area 25-19, 25-9 to earn a share of the VVC title

Kaylee Warren had 22 assists

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 25-14, 20-25, 25-18

 

St. Joe Ogden def Monticello 25-17, 25-19

Kennedi Burnett had 11 kills

 

HOIC Tournament 

GCMS def Heyworth 25-17, 25-19

Jessica Frehill had 9 kills

 

LeRoy def Fisher 25-19, 25-15

 

IHSA Football Tonight

PBL @ Dwight High School

Iroquois West @ Watseka

Rantoul vs Pontiac

St. Joseph @ Monticello

GCMS @ Deer Creek Mackinaw

Fisher vs LeRoy

Milford/Cissna Park vs River Ridge

Big Ten Football

Wisconsin at Ohio St.

Illinois at Purdue

Liberty at Rutgers

Iowa at Northwestern

Penn St. at Michigan St.

Maryland at Minnesota

Notre Dame at Michigan

 

NFL

LA Chargers at Chicago Bears

Green Bay Packers at KC Chiefs

Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Football as the PBL Panthers travel to take on the Dwight Trojans. Our pregame begins at 6:05 in the WPXN studios. We’ll send it out to Jay Eshleman and Rocky Marron for their pregame at 6:35 with kickoff at 7pm.

 

Saturday morning its On the Sidelines from 7-8 brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Paxton and Cissna Park, and also by MATCO Fire Protection Services in Paxton.

 

Then it’s Fighting Illini Football as Illinois is on the road at Purdue. Our coverage begins at 10am.

 

On Sunday its the Monster Energy First Data 400 from Martinsville Speedway at 1pm.

 

Nationals take Game 2 of World Series

MLB

Strong pitching and a tsunami of late-inning offense have allowed the Washington Nationals to head home with a two-games-to-none lead in the World Series against the Houston Astros. The Nats erupted for 10 runs over the last three innings and rolled to a 12-3 rout of the Astros.

 

NBA

Charlotte Hornets def Chicago Bulls 126-125 

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

PBL at Dwight

Cissna Park vs Iroquois West- Senior Night

Watseka at Clifton Central

Rantoul vs Pontiac -Senior night

St. Joe Ogden at Monticello

Milford vs Hoopeston Area

Armstrong Potomac vs Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin

 

 

Nationals Take Game 1 of World Series

IHSA Volleyball

HOIC Tournament

Flanagan Cornell def Fisher 25-10, 25-13

Ridgeview def GCMS 12-25, 25-21, 16-14

 

Other

Watseka def Cissna Park 25-20, 25-11

Sydney McTaggart had 21 assists

 

Unity def Rantoul 25-16, 25-17

 

St. Joe Ogden def Olympia 25-17, 25-14

Katelyn Berry had 10 kills

 

Hoopeston Area def Armstrong Potomac 21-25, 25-21, 25-12

 

Mahomet Seymour def Charleston 25-17, 25-16

Lauren Minick had 9 kills

 

MLB

The Washington Nationals have opened the World Series by stealing home-field advantage from the Houston Astros. Juan Soto drove in three runs and Max Scherzer provided a gritty effort on the mound as the Nationals held off the Astros, 5-4.

 

NHL

Vegas Golden Knights def Chicago Blackhawks  2-1 


 

(Undated--jc)  The latest IHSA football polls are out and Lincoln Way High School is tops in Class 8-A. Chicago Mount Carmel leads 7-A and Chatham Glenwood is tops in 6-A. Number 1 in 5-A is East St Louis with Rochester tops in 4-A. Unity,  Kankakee Bishop MacNamara and Prairie Central are also receiving votes in 4-A. The Williamsville Bullets lead 3-A and Fieldcrest’s Knights are in the number 1 spot in 2-A. Central Clifton is second in 2-A with the Gibson City Melvin Sibley Falcons remaining in at number 4. Number 8 is Bismark-Henning.  Lena-Winslow leads 1-A with Arcola and Tuscola in the also receiving votes category.

 

(Martinsville--jc)  - Martinsville is the race location for this Sunday’s Monster Energy race. For Martin Truex Junior, some challenges exist for his racing team…

 

 

Nascar Driver Martin Truex Junior

You can hear the race live on WPXN starting at 12-30 Sunday afternoon.

 

 

Michigan is #1 in AP Men's Basketball Poll

IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Schlarman 25-13, 25-15

Addison Oyer had 13 kills

 

Villa Grove def Fisher 25-15, 25-14

 

VVC Tournament

5th place 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Armstrong Potomac 25-14, 25-23

 

NCAA Basketball

Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball preseason poll for the first time in program history.

Kentucky was No. 2 while Kansas was third. Duke is ranked fourth, followed by Louisville, Florida, Maryland, Gonzaga, North Carolina and Villanova.

 

MLB

World Series Game 1

Washington at Houston 7pm

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

Rantoul at Unity

St. Joe Ogden vs Olympia

Milford vs Schlarman 

Armstrong Potomac at Hoopeston Area


 

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

 

Denny Hamlin Wins at Kansas

IHSA Volleyball

SVC/RVC Tournament Saturday

Consolation Championship

Cissna Park def Tri Point 25-22, 25-20

Kristen Walder had 7 kills

 

3rd Place 

PBL def Watseka 25-17, 26-24

 

Championship

Beecher def Illinois Lutheran 25-15, 18-25, 25-11

 

NFL

Teddy Bridgewater threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns in the Saints 36-25 victory against the Bears in Chicago.

 

The Green Bay Packers are atop the NFC North at 6-1 following their win over the Raiders, 42-24. Aaron Rodgers threw for 429 yards and accounted for six touchdowns.

 

Jacoby Brissett (brih-SEHT') threw a career-high four touchdown passes before Darius Leonard's late interception sealed the Colts’ 30-23 victory against the Texans.

 

NASCAR

Denny Hamlin has won a chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway by holding off Chase Elliott on a second overtime restart to pick up some extra playoff points. Elliott managed to finish second and advanced to the round of eight on points. Kyle Busch wound up third, followed by Kurt Busch and William Byron.

 

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

PBL vs Schlarman -Senior night

Cissna Park at Watseka

Fisher vs Villa Grove -Senior Night

 

 

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

Then it’s the Lovie Smith Show from 7-8. Hear what the coach has to say about the Illini’s  stunning upset of Wisconsin.

 

Astros Take 3-1 game lead in AL Championship Series

IHSA Volleyball

Results from Thursday night at the SCC/RVC volleyball tournament played at Kankakee Community College.

Gardner-South Wilmington def. Iroquois West 25-14, 25-13

Watseka def Donovan 25-6, 25-11

St. Anne def. Dwight 20-25, 25-12, 25-14

Tri-Point def. Iroquois West 17-25, 25-14, 25-16

Dwight def. Donovan 25-22, 4-25, 25-17

Watseka def. Gardner S. Wilmington 25-21, 14-25, 25-23

Tri-Point def. Dwight 25-11, 25-23

Illinois Lutheran def. St. Anne 25-20, 25-16

 

Other

Rantoul def Central Catholic 25-19, 26-24

Tanaya Young had 9 kills

 

Tri Valley def GCMS in 2 sets

 

LeRoy def Fisher 25-6 25-23

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Armstrong Potomac 25-23, 23-25, 25-22

 

Mahomet Seymour def Effingham 25-15, 25-12

Kayin Garner had 21 assists

 

MLB

George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run homers as the Houston beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 and take a 3-1 lead in the series.


 

IHSA Football tonight

PBL vs Watseka

Iroquois West vs Central Clifton

Rantoul @ Unity

St. Joseph vs Oylmpia

GCMS vs El Paso-Gridley

Fisher @ Ridgeview

Hoopeston Area-Armstrong Potomac  vs Dwight

Milford/Cissna Park @ Judah Christian

 

NFL on Sunday

New Orleans at Chicago

Oakland at Green Bay

Houston at Indianapolis


 

(Fisher--jc)  The Fisher Bunnies are 5 and 2 heading into their week 8 contest tonight. Jake Palmer’s Bunnies are playoff eligible, but want to punch their ticket into the playoffs with a win tonight. Palmer says keys against the Ridgeview Mustangs is to stop their quarterback…

 


Fisher Football Coach Jake Palmer

 

(Paxton--jc)  -- Winning each half, will win you a lot of football games. The PBL Panthers were tied with state ranked Central-Clifton one week ago, and tied into the 4th quarter. Winning each half is a key going forward says PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard…

 

 

PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard

 

(Gibson City--jc)  -- Aiden Laughery is one leader for the Gibson City Melvin Sibley football offense. Falcons coach Mike Allen says he has several options with Payton Kean and Isaish Chatman…

 

 

GCMS Football Coach Mike Allen

 

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Football as the PBL Panthers host the Watseka Warriors on Senior Night at Jerry Zimmerman Field at I-57 Stadium. Our pregame begins at 6:05 in the WPXN studios. We’ll send it out to Jay Eshleman and Peyton McClure for their pregame at 6:35 with kickoff at 7pm.

 

Saturday morning its On the Sidelines from 7-8 brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Paxton and Cissna Park, and also by MATCO Fire Protection Services in Paxton.

 

From 8-10 its our Live Action Auction. Bid Buy and Save on Gift Certificates and items from area businesses.

 

Then it’s Fighting Illini Football as Illinois host Wisconsin for Homecoming. Our coverage begins at 10am.

 

Following Illini Football it’s Xfinity Racing then the final matches of the Twin Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament from Kankakee Community College.


 

Bears are optomistic Trubisky will play on Sunday

IHSA Volleyball

St. Joe Ogden def Fisher 25-7, 25-3

 

Twin Valley Conference Tournament

Rantoul vs Central Catholic

GCMS vs Tri Valley

Fisher vs LeRoy

Milford at Bismarck Henning

Armstrong Potomac vs Georgetown Ridgefarm


 

(Paxton--jc) The Panthers Volleyball team is in the semi finals of the Twin Valley Conference tournament. The Panthers defeated Grant Park last night at Kankakee Community College.  PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalowy says the Panther middles are showing more options on offense…

 

 

PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalowy

WPXN coverage of the 3rd place and Championship matches begin after Illini Football and Xfinity racing on Saturday afternoon

 

NFL

The Chicago Bears are cautiously optimistic quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will return from a left shoulder injury this week. Trubisky says he feels "close" to 100 percent and hopes to return when the Bears host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

 

 

(Kansas--jc)  The Chase for the Championship continues Sunday at Kansas Motor Speedway. Nascar driver Chase Elliott says the goal is to get to Homestead, but the playoffs get harder with each race..

 

Nascar Driver Chase Elliott

You can hear the Hollywood Casino 400 live on WPXN Sunday afternoon starting at 12-30.


 

 

Nationals Earn First NL Championship Series with 7-4 Win over the Cardinals

IHSA Volleyball

Twin Valley Conference Tournament

Grant Park def Cissna Park 24-26, 25-12, 25-17

Cissna Park def Momence 26-24, 25-12

PBL def Grant Park 25-16, 25-17

 

Cissna Park plays at 8:30 Consolation

PBL plays at 1pm on Saturday

 

MLB

The Nationals have their first pennant in franchise history, and Washington has its first pennant in 86 years. The Nationals completed a four-game sweep of the Cardinals in the National League Championship Series by erupting for seven runs off Dakota Hudson and Adam Wainwright in the first inning of a 7-4 victory.

 

The Astors have a 2-1 advantage in the AL Championship Series after beating the Yankees 4-1.

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

St. Joe Ogden vs Fisher


 

(Paxton--jc)  Its’ Senior night for the Paxton Buckley Loda Football Panthers on Friday night. PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard says the goal is not just to squeek into the playoffs, but be a home game playoff team…

 

 

PBL Football Coach Josh  Pritchard

The Friday Nite Preview Show starts at 6-05. We will join Jay Eshleman for his pre game show at 6-35 The opening kick off  is set for 7pm Friday from Jerry Zimmerman Field at I-57 Stadium in Paxton

 

(Kansas--jc)  -- Kansas Motor Speedway is the next stop on the Nascar tour this weekend The pressure to win continues to grow for the drivers to make the next round in the chase says Nascar Driver Clint Bowyer…

 

 

Nascar Driver Clint Bowyer

You can hear the Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday starting at 12-30.

Packers win 23-22 with field goal as time expires

IHSA Golf

Rantoul/PBL golfer Trey VanWinkle has advanced to the 2A state tournament after posting a 79 in the Macomb Sectional.

 

IESA Cross Country

The PBL Jr. High Girls Cross Country team has advanced to the 2A State Meet Saturday at Maxwell Park in Normal. Nicolas Varon was the only boy from PBL to advance.

 

MLB

The Nationals are 1 win away from their first ever World Series appearance after beating the Cardinals 8-1. 

 

NFL

The Green Bay Packers remain atop the NFC North after engineering a pair of scoring drives over the last 9 ½ minutes against Detroit.

Mason Crosby capped the Packers’ comeback from a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit by drilling a 23-yard field goal as time expired to give his team a 23-22 win over the Lions.


 

Tonight on WPXN its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7. Then it’s coverage of the IHSA Twin Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament at Kankakee Community College at 7pm.

 

PBL Panthers Win the PBL Classic Volleyball Tournament

IHSA Volleyball

The PBL Panthers won their own Classic Tournament on Saturday by beating Monticello 21-25, 25-23, 25-19. Milford placed third. Rantoul took fifth.

 

MLB

The Houston Astros were able to even the American League Championship Series at a game apiece with a 3-2 win in 11 innings.

 

The Cardinals and Nationals play tonight with Jack Flaherty pitching for St. Louis and Stephen Strasburg on the mound for Washington.

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

GCMS vs Watseka

 

NFL

Detroit at Green Bay

 

The Monster Energy Race at Talladega was red flagged because of rain. Hendrick Motorsports driver William Byron won the first stage. The race will continue today at 1pm. 

 

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

Then it’s the Lovie Smith Show from 7-8.

 

Cardinals and Nationals begin NL Championship Series Tonight

IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Iroquois West 25-12, 25-5

 

Cissna Park def Momence 25-22, 25-12

Bonnie Russell had 9 kills

 

Watseka def Dwight 25-16, 25-13

Kinzie parsons had 9 kills

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 25-21, 25-17

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 25-12, 25-16

Emily Bigger had 25 assists

 

GCMS def LeRoy 25-18, 21-25, 25-17

Jessica Freehill had 11 kills

 

Ridgeview def Fisher 25-22, 25-18

 

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 25-15, 25-13

Caley Mowrey had 11 kills

 

Mahomet Seymour def Taylorville 25-17, 25-11

 

 

(Paxton--jc)  Day two of the Paxton Buckley Loda Volleyball Classic starts at 9 tomorrow morning at the high school on Paxton’s west side. 10 total schools are divided into two pools. PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalowy says the Panther middles are showing more options on offense…

 

 

PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalowy

 

 

IHSA Football tonight

PBL @ Clifton Central

Iroquois vs Dwight (Homecoming)

Rantoul vs Bloomington Central 

St. Joseph Ogden vs Illinois Valley Central

GCMS vs Leroy

Fisher @ Dee-Mack

Hoopeston Area-Armstrong Potomac vs Salt Fork

Milford/Cissna Park @ Pawnee

 

 

(Paxton--jc)  -- The Paxton Buckley Loda Football team is 5 and one and playoff eligible.  In the 5 straight wins, the Panthers have used multiple receivers and running options for big plays and numerous touchdowns. P-B-L Football Coach Josh Pritchard says that helps balance the offense..

 

 

P-B-L Football Coach Josh Pritchard.

 


 

Big Ten Football

Rutgers at Indiana

Maryland at Purdue

Michigan at Illinois

Michigan St. at Wisconsin

Nebraska at Minnesota

Penn St. at Iowa

 

NFL 

Bears and Colts have a Bye

Monday Night Football

Lions at Packers


 

Cardinals and Nationals begin NL Championship Series Tonight  at 7:08pm

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA  Football as the 5-1 PBL Panthers travel to take on the 6-0 Clifton Central Comets. Our Pregame begins with Joel Cluver in the WPXN studios at 6:05. Then we’ll join Jay Eshleman and Rocky Marron for their pregame at 6:35 with Kickoff at 7pm.

 

Saturday Morning its On the Sidelines from 7-8 brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Paxton and Cissna Park and by MATCO Fire Protection Services in Paxton. 

 

Then it’s Fighting Illini Football as Illinois takes on the Michigan Wolverines at Memorial Stadium. Coverage begins at 10am.

 

At 3pm It’s IHSA Volleyball with the 3rd Place Match of the PBL Volleyball Classic, with the Championship match to follow. 

 

On Sunday, it’s the Monster Energy Thousand Bulbs dot com NASCAR race from Talladega at noon.

 

Cards Set Post Season Record with 10 Runs in the First inning in 13-1 Route of Braves

IHSA Volleyball

PBL Classic

Rantoul def Armstrong Potomac 25-23, 25-8

PBL def Armstrong Potomac 25-13, 25-20

Rantoul def Cissna Park 25-21, 25-23

PBL def Cissna Park 25-12, 25-9

 

GCMS def Iroquois West 25-11, 25-22

Monticello def Iroquois West 25-9 25-12

Monticello def Milford 26-28, 25-19, 15-8

Milford def GCMS 23-25, 26-24, 17-15

 

MLB

The Cardinals sent 14 batters to the plate while erupting for a post-season record 10 runs on five hits, four walks and a huge error in the first inning of a 13-1 rout of the Braves.

 

Former Dodger Howie Kendrick launched a grand slam off reliever Joe Kelly with nobody out in the 10th inning to send the Nats to a 7-3 triumph at Los Angeles.

 

The Cardinals and Nationals start their best of seven series on Friday in St. Louis.

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

PBL vs Iroquois West

Cissna Park at Momence

Watseka vs Dwight

Rantoul at St. Thomas More

St. Joe Ogden vs Pontiac

GCMS at LeRoy

Fisher vs Ridgeview

Milford at Armstrong Potomac

 

PBL Football is Playoff Eligible and has a Tough Road Contest Friday Night Against Clifton Central

IHSA Volleyball

Monticello def Rantoul 25-23, 25-15

 

Milford def Chrisman 25-23, 25-22

Caley Mowrey had 12 kills

 

Armstrong Potomac def Westville 25-23, 25-20

Emma Franzen had 11 kills

 

Mahomet Seymour def Mt. Zion 25-15, 25-22

Kayin Garner had 17 assists


 

 

(Paxton--jc)  The Paxton Buckley Loda football team is 5 and 1 on the season with a big conference road game on Friday night. During the 5 game winning streak, the Panthers have put up big offensive numbers and big plays. P-B-L Football Coach Josh Pritchard says that combination was Gunner Belt to Gavin Coplea last Friday night…

 

 

P-B-L Football Coach Josh Pritchard.

The Panthers will face a team that also has big play options in the Comets of Central-Clifton.

Our coverage on WPXN begins at 6-05 on Friday night.

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

PBL Classic with PBL, Rantoul, Cissna Park and Armstrong Potomac in the High School Gym. GCMS, Iroquois West, Milford and Monticello will be in the Jr. High Gym

 

Other 

Watseka at Salt Fork

 

St. Louis Cardinals at Atlanta Braves Game 5 NL Division series 

 

 

(Talladega--jc)  -- The next race in the chase for the championship for Nascar comes from Talladega Super Speedway on Sunday. Drivers have the strategy of getting through the race on top and safely says Nascar Driver William Byron…

 

Nascar Driver William Byron

You can hear the race live on Sunday here on WPXN starting at noon.

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Volleyball with coverage of the PBL Classic. Our first match features PBL and Armstrong Potomac followed by Cissna Park and Rantoul, then PBL and Cissna Park.

 

Cardinals Win in 10 innings 5-4 to force Game 5

IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Fisher 25-14, 25-5

Brooke Walder and Addison Oyer each had 7 kills

 

Milford def Cissna Park 25-19, 25-18

Caley Mowrey had 10 kills

 

Ridgeview def Iroquois West 25-22, 25-9

 

Watskea def St. Anne 21-25, 25-18, 28-26

Kinzie Parsons had 16 kills

 

St. Joe Ogden def Tri-Valley 28-30, 31-29, 26-24

Kennedi Burnett had 20 kills

 

IHSA Golf

1A

GCMS won the Oakwood Regional with Bryce Boundy earning medalist honors

Iroquois West has Kade Kimmel and Ryan Tilstra advancing

Milford has James Birch and CJ VanHoveln advancing

Watseka has Lukas Ball, Jordan schroeder and Leevfi Bruens advancing

 

2A 

Rantoul/PBL  has Trey VanWinkle, Casey Dillman and Jalen Childs advancing

 

MLB

Yadier Molina pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to a deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series, hitting a tying single in the eighth inning and a winning sacrifice fly in the 10th to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4.



 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

Rantoul vs Monticello

St. Joe Ogden at Unity

Fisher vs Tremont

Milford vs Chrisman

Armstrong Potomac vs Westville


 

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

 

Kyle Larson Advances to the Next Round of the Playoffs with Win at Dover

MLB

St. Louis wasted a terrific performance by Adam Wainwright, who pitched 7 2/3 innings of four-hit ball as Carlos Martinez gave up 3 runs in the top of the 9th inning in a 3-1 loss to the Braves.

 

NFL

The Raiders scored a TD with 1:57 left to send Oakland past the Bears, 24-21 in London.

 

Aaron Jones scored a career-high four touchdowns and the 4-1 Packers bounced back from their only loss by hanging on for a 34-24 victory over the Cowboys.

 

The Colts handed the Chiefs their first loss as Marlon Mack ran for 132 yards and Adam Vinatieri nailed four field goals to lead Indianapolis to a 19-13 victory. 

 

NASCAR

Kyle Larson has advanced to the next round of NASCAR’s Cup playoff by taking Sunday’s race at Dover International Speedway. Larson snapped a 75-race winless streak that included nine runner-up finishes since September 2017 in Richmond. NASCAR playoff drivers took the top six spots: Martin Truex Jr. finished second, followed by Alex Bowman, Kevin Harvick, Hamlin and Kyle Busch.

 

PBL at Fisher

Cissna Park at Milford 

Iroquois West vs Ridgeview-Senior Night

Watseka vs St. Anne

Rantoul at Decatur Eisenhower 

St. Joe Ogden at Tri Valley

GCMS at Lexington


 

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

Then it’s the Lovie Smith Show from 7-8.

 

Cards win game 1 of Division Series 7-6 over the Braves

IHSA Volleyball

Dwight def Cissna Park 26-24, 13-25, 25-17

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 25-8, 25-10

Kinzie Parsons had 7 kills

 

GCMS def Ridgeview 25-18, 19-25, 25-16

Jessica Freehill had 19 kills

 

Milford def Oakwood 25-18, 25-16

Kaylee Warren had 23 assists

 

Chrisman def Armstrong Potomac 25-15, 25-10

 

Mahomet Seymour def Mattoon 25-19, 25-21

Lauren Minick had 10 Kills


 

MLB

The Cardinals scored twice in the eighth inning and erupted for four runs in the ninth to earn a 7-6 win over the Braves. 

 

IHSA Football tonight

PBL @ Salt Fork

Watseka @ Seneca

Rantoul @ Illinois Valley Central

St. Joseph @ Prairie Central

GCMS @ Tri Valley

Fisher vs Heyworth (Homecoming)

Hoopeston Area-Armstrong Potomac vs Westville

Milford/Cissna Park @ Flanagan-Cornell/Woodland

 

(Paxton--jc)  -- Striving to be a physical football team that controls the game, that is one goal of the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers. PBL Football coach Josh Pritchard says the team is doing that…

 

 

PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard

 

Big Ten Football

Iowa at Michigan

Purdue at Penn St.

Maryland at Rutgers

Kent St. at Wisconsin

Illinois at Minnesota

Northwestern at Nebraska

Michigan St. at Ohio St.

 

 

(Minnesota--jc)  -- The University of Illinois Fighting Illini are on the road tomorrow afternoon to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Illinois Football Coach Lovie Smith says at this point of the season, you know what teams want to do…

 

 

U of I Football Coach Lovie Smith

You can hear the Illini game live on Saturday afternoon starting at 1pm

 

NFL Football

Chicago Bears vs Oakland Raiders in London

Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys

Indianapolis Colts at kansas City Chiefs

 

 

 

(Undated--jc)  Its a battle of two conferences on Saturday at Central-Clifton High school. The Twin-Valley Conference Cross Country meet starts at 10. Paxton Buckley Loda Cross Country Coach Dustin Franckey says the times of the team are getting faster and the team believes in pushing themselves to victories…

 

 

PBL Cross Country Coach Dustin Franckey

 

 

The Nascar Chase for the Championship is in Delaware this weekend. Nascar Driver Martin Truex Junior won the Spring race. Truex says adding a fall race win would bring huge momentum to his team … 

 


Nascar Driver Martin Truex Junior

 

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSa Football as the PBL Panthers are on the Road to take on the Salt Fork Storm. Our pregame begins at 6:05 with Joel Cluver in the WPXN studios. Then we’ll send it out to Jeff Pribble and Rocky Marron at 6:35 for their pregame with kickoff at 7pm.

 

Saturday Morning join us for On the Sidelines from 7-8 brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Paxton and Cissna Park, MATCO Fire Protection Services in Paxton and Monical’s Pizza in Paxton.

 

Then it’s our Live action auction form 8-10. Bid Buy and save on Gift Certificates and items from area businesses. 

 

Then it’s Fighting Illini Football as Illinois travels to take on Minnesota. Our coverage begins at 1pm.

 

On Sunday its the Monster Energy Dryene 400 form Dover Delaware at 12:30.

 

Cardinals at Braves for game 1 of NL Division Series today

IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Momence 25-11, 25-12

Abbie Schmidt had 11 assists

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 25-11, 25-12

Kennedi Burnett had 10 kills

 

NFL

Chase Daniel will start at quarterback in London against the Oakland Raiders for the Chicago Bears as a replacement for injured Mitchell Trubisky, and linebacker Roquan Smith has rejoined the team at practice with the intent of playing against the Raiders. Smith missed Sunday's win over the Minnesota Vikings for what the team had called a "personal issue."

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

Cissna Park vs Dwight

Iroquois West vs Watseka

Rantoul at Olympia

GCMS at Ridgeview

Milford at Oakwood

Armstrong Potomac at Chrisman

 

MLB

St. Louis (Mikolas 9-14) at Atlanta (Keuchel 8-8), 4:02 p.m. (TBS)

 

Cubs coaches Mark Loretta and Will Venable are being considered for Cubs Manager

IHSA Volleyball

GCMS def Tremont 25-17, 16-25, 25-22

Jessica Freehill had 13 kills and 18 digs

 

Dee Mack def Fisher 25-17, 25-16

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 25-16, 25-7

Kennedi Burnett had 8 kills 

 

Milford def Salt Fork 25-10, 25-3

Caley Mowrey had 10 kills

 

Oakwood def Armstrong Potomac 25-21, 25-27, 25-12

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Hoopeston Area 25-10, 25-20

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 25-20, 25-15

Kayin Garner had 25 assists

 

MLB

Cubs coaches Mark Loretta and Will Venable are being considered for the team's managerial opening. Loretta and Venable join David Ross as the club's only internal candidates to replace Joe Maddon.

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

PBL at Momence

St. Joe Ogden vs Central Catholic

 

Former Cub Catcher David Ross is a Candidate to replace Joe Madden as Cubs Manager

IHSA Volleyball

PBL def Oakwood 25-11, 25-15

Addison Oyer and Brooke Walder each had 7 kills

 

St. Anne def Cissna Park 28-26, 25-20

 

South Newton def Iroquois West 25-14, 25-4

 

Watseka def Westville 25-14, 25-13

Kinzie Parsons had 5 kills

 

St. Joe Ogden def GCMS 25-9 25-10

Emily Bigger had 20 assists

 

El Paso Gridley def Fisher 25-7, 25-16

 

Milford def Tri Point 25-12, 25-14

Caley Mowrey had 5 kills

 

MLB

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says former catcher David Ross is on the team's list of candidates for its manager job. He also says he wants to talk to at least one member of the coaching staff, and at least one other candidate is working for a team in the playoffs. Epstein is looking for a successor to Joe Maddon, whose contract expired after Chicago missed the playoffs this year for the first time since 2014.


IHSA Volleyball tonight

Rantoul vs St. Joe Ogden

GCMS vs Tremont

Fisher vs Dee Mack

Milford vs Salt Fork

Armstrong Potomac vs Oakwood


 

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