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Bears trade up to 11 from the New York Giants to select Ohio State's Justin Fields

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Fieldcrest def Fisher 6-3

 

Armstrong Potomac def Oakwood 16-12

Kyla Bullington had 5 hits and 4 runs scored

 

Milford def Donovan 10-0

Abby Storm and Emmaleah Marshino each had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def St. Joe Ogden 13-3

Karley Yergler hit 2 homeruns

Sydney McKinney hit a Grand Slam

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

PBL def Watseka 6-1

Jarred Gronsky had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

Cissna Park def Dwight 6-3

Ryan King had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

GCMS def Heyworth 11-0

Alex Minion had 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Charleston 3-0

Tyler Altenbaumer and Zach Martinie threw a combined no-hitter

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Atlanta Braves 9-3

St. Louis Cardinals def Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings

Chicago White Sox def Detroit Tigers 3-1 and 11-0

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bears have found their quarterback of the future. The Bears traded up to 11 from the New York Giants to select Ohio State’s Justin Fields. The Bears have 7 picks remaining. In other NFL news, Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers reportedly asked for a trade from the organization. The Packers are fielding offers for the 2020 NFL MVP. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Former Fighting Illini Point Guard Andres Feliz has announced his intent to play with the House of ‘Paign, the TBT(The Basketball Tournament Team) once again this year. The House of ‘Paign will begin their tournament at the Peoria Civic Center. 

 

 

(Kansas City-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series will go green from Kansas Raceway Sunday. Driver Aric Amirola had a severe crash there two seasons ago. Amirola says that the wreck could have happened anywhere, and that he enjoys the track… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Aric Amirola 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds-6:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates-5:35

Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox-7:10

 

NBA Tonight: 

Milwaukee Bucks @ Chicago Bulls-8pm 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday Morning its the first Live Action Auction of the month, bid buy and save with Becky Puetz from 8 to 10

 

Sunday  Afternoon its Nascar Cup Series Racing with the Bushy McBush Race from Kansas Raceway. The broadcast starts at 1pm right here on WPXN. 

Da'Monte Williams is returning for one more year for Fighting Illini

IHSA Baseball

Mahomet Seymour def Champaign Central 21-1

Will Sampson had 2 hits and 5 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Iroquois West 16-3

 

Unity def Rantoul 11-0

 

MLB Scores: 

Atlanta Braves def Chicago Cubs 10-0

Philadelphia Phillies def St. Louis Cardinals 5-3

Chicago White Sox postponed 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball program will have another player returning from last season. Da’Monte Williams announced on social media Wednesday afternoon that he will return for one more season. Williams, like Trent Fraizer, have one year of eligibility remaining. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series will introduce a new format for this year's All-Star race. This year's race at Texas Motorspeedway will be a 6 round, 100 lap format. The race winner will collect $900,000 and an additional $100,000 will be awarded to the fastest pit crew on a mandatory stop near the end of the race. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The first round of the NFL Draft will take place tonight starting at 7. The Jacksonville Jaguars have this year's first overall pick, and are expected to draft Clemson QB Trevor Lawerence. The Chicago Bears will have their first pick at 20, followed by the Indianapolis Colts at 21, and Green Bay Packers at 29. These may change if any draft night trades are initiated. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football program added another quarterback to the roster yesterday afternoon. Artur Sitkowski committed to the Illini Wednesday. Sitkowski started for Rutgers last season, and has up to three years of eligibility remaining due to the pandemic. Sitkowski would be entering his senior season. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Tight End and Carlinville native Luke Ford was recruited by  Bret Bilemea when he was the head coach at Wisconsin, but chose to go to Georgia. Ford, who transferred home two seasons ago, says that it’s come full circle with Bielema… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Tight End Luke Ford 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Atlanta Braves-6:20

Philadelphia Phillies @ St. Louis Cardinals-6:45

Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox- 4:10, 7:10

 

Cards win, Cubs and Sox lose

IHSA Softball Scores:

Watseka def Kankakee Grace Christian 31-1

Kennedy McTaggart hit a homerun

 

Pontiac def Rantoul 22-2

 

St. Joe Ogden def GCMS 15-3

Kaylee Ward hit a Grand Slam

Alyssa Acton and Shayne Immke also homered

 

Milford def Iroquois West 15-4

Hunter Mowrey hit a homerun and had 4 RBI

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Watseka def PBL 16-5

Ashton Bowling had 3 hits and 6 RBI

 

Cissna Park def Dwight 12-6

Gavin Spitz had 3 hits including a homerun

 

Milford def Iroquois West 5-2

Nicholas Warren hit a homerun

 

St. Joe Ogden def GCMS 14-0

Crayton Burnett had 17 strikeouts he also hit a homerun

 

Armstrong Potomac def Oakwood 8-6

Gavin Parkerson and Gary Jones each had a Homerun


 

MLB Scores: 

Atlanta Braves def Chicago Cubs 5-0

St. Louis Cardinals def Philadelphia Phillies 5-2

Detroit Tigers def Chicago White Sox 5-2

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Major League Baseball is just over 20 games into the season, and the standings might surprise some fans. Looking at the NL Central: Milwaukee leads the division at 13-9 followed by St. Louis(2 back), Pittsburgh(2 back), Cincinnati(3 back), and Chicago(3 back.) In the AL Central: Kansas City sits on top at 14-7 followed by Chicago(2 back), Cleveland(4 back), Minnesota(7 back) and Detroit(8 back). 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago Cubs Shortstop Javy Baez could be placed on the injured list. Baez has been battling hamstring tightness. Baez sat Tuesday night against Atlanta. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Linebackers Coach Andy Buh (Boo)has traveled the Big Ten circuit, mainly in the Big Ten East. Coach Buh(Boo) says that the East has been strong but there are two teams to watch out for in the West… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Linebackers Coach Andy Buh(Boo) 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Atlanta Braves-6:20pm 

Philadelphia Phillies @ St. Louis Cardinals-6:45

Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox-7:10

 

NBA Tonight: 

Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks

 

NHL Tonight: 

St. Louis Blues @ Minnesota Wild

 

Cubs and Cards lose

IHSA Baseball

Westville def Cissna Park 21-4

 

Dee Mack def GCMS 14-3

 

Fisher def Ridgeview 21-11

Jake Cochran had 4 hits and 7 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Pontiac 18-3

Carter Selk hit a homerun and had 4 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

GCMS def Dee Mack 7-1

Peyton Leonard had 2 hits and an RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Fisher 5-3

Kennedy Hudson had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

Pontiac def Mahomet Seymour 3-1

 

MLB Scores: 

Atlanta Braves def Chicago Cubs 8-7

Philadelphia Phillies def St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 

White Sox were off. 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Longtime Chicago Blackhawk defenseman Andrew Shaw retired Monday Afternoon after battling concussions throughout his career. Shaw suffered another head injury Feb. 9 against the Dallas Stars where doctors advised him to retire to maintain his health. Shaw won two Stanley Cups with the Hawks in 2013 and 2015 during his 10 year career. 


 

(Talladega-cf)-- 2020 brought a lot of rule changes for Nascar. Talladega Super Speedway winner Brad Keslowski says one of the biggest changes is the teams not being allowed to work on the engines. Keslowski says that Chevy has put a lot of effort into building them for the 2021 season… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Brad Keslowski


 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football program will soon be winding down Spring Football. One point of emphasis with new coaching staff this spring has been recruiting. Running Backs Coach Cory Patterson says that fans and the staff will figure out if the message is working in December… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Running Backs Coach Cory Patterson 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Atlanta Braves-6:20

Philadelphia Phillies @ St.Louis Cardinals-6:45

Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox-7:10


 

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

 

Brad Keslowski wins at Talladega Super Speedway

MLB Scores: 

Milwaukee Brewers def Chicago Cubs 6-0 

St. Louis Cardinals def Cincinnati Reds 5-2

Chicago White Sox def Texas Rangers 8-4

 

New 630am

(Talladega-cf)-- Brad Keslowski was this year's winner at Talladega Super Speedway. The Motor Racing Network had flag to flag coverage… 

 

 

2021 SVC All Conference Volleyball 

First Team

Makayla Klann-PBL

Addison Oyer-PBL

Makenna Klann-PBL

Baylle Cosgrove-PBL

Kinzie Parsons-Watseka

Sydney McTaggart-Watseka

Mikayla Knake-Cissna Park

Emma Morrical-Cissna Park

Shelby Johnson-Iroquois West

Kamryn Grice-Clifton Central

Hallie Wilken-Clifton Central

Kayla Kodat-Dwight

 

Second Team

Brooke Walder-PBL

Jasmine Miles-PBL

Brooklyn Stadeli-Cissna Park

Claire Curry-Watseka

Kaitlyn Piekarczyk-Momence

Kaylen Boudreau-Clifton Central

Alexis Thetard-Dwight

 

Honorable Mention

Hannah Schwarz-PBL

Carly Pence-Cissna Park

Emma Lopez-Iroquois West

Reagann Kochel-Watseka

Kaylie Warpet-Clifton Central

Kasey Kodat-Dwight

Anne Andrade-Momence

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Atlanta Braves-6:10 

Philadelphia Phillies @ St. Louis Cardinals-6:40

White Sox are off

 

NBA Tonight 

Chicago Bulls @ Miami Heat 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Colorado Avalanche @ St. Louis Blues 

 

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

 

NASCAR is at Talladega this Weekend

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Clifton Central 25-16, 25-15

Brooke Walder had 8 kills

Baylee Cosgrove added 7 kills 

Makenna Klann had 21 assists

 

Momence def Iroquois West 27-25, 25-15

 

Watseka def Dwight 24-26, 25-13, 25-15

Koutney Kincade and Reagan Kochel each had 7 kills

Elena Newell had 17 assists

 

St. Joe Ogden def Monticello 25-19, 19-25, 25-21

Kennedi Burnett had 18 kills

Payton Vallee added 11 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 40 assists

 

Milford def Schlarman 25-12, 25-7

Lexi Puetz and Caley Mowrey each had 7 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 14 assists

 

IHSA Baseball

St. Joe Ogden def Urbana 13-1

Crayton Burnett had 3 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

Tri Valley def Mahomet Seymour 6-5

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def NY Mets 4-3 in 10 innings

The Cardinals and White Sox were off. 


 

(Milford-cf)-- Milford Bearcats Senior Trey Totheroh has signed his letter of intent to continue his basketball career at Cornell. Cornell College, a Division III school in Mount Vernon, Iowa participates in the Midwest Conference. Totheroh finishes his career at Milford as the all-time assists leader with 434 while scoring 820 points with 523 rebounds. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football game just participated in the Orange and Blue Scrimmage where the offensive starters battled the 2nd defensive unit. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that he liked the way the offense took care of the football… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Brett Bielema 

 

 

 

IHSA Football Tonight: 

Iroquois West vs Seneca 

Rantoul vs Unity 

Mahomet-Seymour vs Taylorville 

 

8-man Milford/CP @ Decatur Lutheran 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Milwaukee Brewers @ Chicago Cubs-1:20

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals-7:15

Texas Rangers @ Chicago White Sox-7:10

 

NHL Tonight: 

Nashville Predators @ Chicago Blackhawks 

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA 8 man football. Tune in at 6:05 for the final Winter/Spring contest of the season as the Milford/CP Bearcats take on Decatur LSA. 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday Afternoon its Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Talladega at 2:30

 

Sunday Afternoon its Nascar Cup Series Racing from Talladega Super Speedway. The race goes green at Noon on WPXN.

 

The Fighting Illini Men's Basketball will participate in the Hall of Fame Classic in November in Kansas City

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Blue Ridge def Armstrong Potomac 25-22, 23-25, 25-11

 

IHSA Baseball

St. Joe Ogden def Tri Valley 10-0

Hayden Brazelton and Griffin Roesch combined for a no-hitter

 

Armstrong Potomac def LeRoy 5-1

Gavin Packerson had 10 strikeouts

 

IHSA Softball

St. Joe ogden def Tri Valley 1-0

Peyton Jones had 2 hits

 

Mahomet Seymour def Urbana 15-0

Karley Yergler, Aubrie Shore and Ashley Campbell each hit a homerun

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def NY Mets 16-4

Washington Nationals def St. Louis Cardinals 1-0

Chicago White Sox PPD. 

 

 

(Paxton-cf)-- The PBL Panther football program has announced that their season has ended. The Panthers were slated to take on Oblong tomorrow night, but was cancelled last weekend. The Panthers were unable to find an opponent for this weekend. Congrats Panthers on a great season. 



(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team has announced they will be participating in another MTE or multi-team event. The Hall of Fame Classic will be played in November in Kansas City, and will feature Arkansas, Cincinnati, and Kansas State. The event will coordinate with the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction Celebration for the class of 2021. 

 

 

(Talladega-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series will be heading back to the longer tracks with Talladega this Sunday. Driver William Byron says that Tallegea requires speed, but also being able to get a solid push on the track… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver William Byron

 

 

IHSA Volleyball tonight

PBL vs Clifton Central

Iroquois West vs Momence 

Rantoul vs Pontiac 

Milford vs Watseka

Mahomet-Seymour vs Charleston


 

MLB Tonight: 

New York Mets @ Chicago Cubs-6:40

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals-7:15

White Sox are off 

 

NBA Tonight:
Charlotte Hornets @ Chicago Bulls 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Colorado Avalanche @ St. Louis Blues-7pm 

 

Tonight on WPXN it's IHSA Volleyball. Tune in with WPXN’s Rob Pacey as the PBL Panthers host Clifton Central for Senior Night. Coverage starts at 7.

 

Fighting Illini gain one and lose one to transfer portal

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Clifton Central 25-15, 25-20

Addison Oyer had 15 kills

Makenna Klann had 22 assists

 

Cissna Park def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 25-14, 25-19

Carly Pence had 5 kills

Mikayla Knake had 12 assists

 

Momence def Iroquois West 25-13, 25-23

 

Watseka def Dwight 25-17, 25-9

Kinzie Parsons had 7 kills

Elena Newell had 9 assists

 

Unity def Rantoul 25-15, 25-20

 

St. Joe Ogden def Olympia 25-15, 25-19

Kennedi Burnett had 9 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 15 assists

 

Milford def Salt Fork 25-15, 25-14

Caley Mowrey had 10 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 23 assists

 

Armstrong Potomac def Schlarman 25-13, 25-11

Emma Franzen and Reece Adkins each had 7 kills

Lily Jameson had 22 assists

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs ef NY Mets 3-2

Washington Nationals def St. Louis Cardinals 3-2

Chicago White Sox def Cleveland Indians 8-5

 

New

(Paxton-cf)-- Paxton-Buckley-Loda Senior Gavin Coplea was named the Male athlete recipient of a Sangamon Valley Conference scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. Other players receiving scholarships in the conference are Kaitlyn Piekarzk(Momence), Shelby Johnson(Iroquois West), Baylor Cluver(Watseka) and Jacob Costello(Momence). Congrats Gavin. 

 

New

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team will see another player enter the transfer portal. Center Jermaine Hamlin announced his intent to transfer on Tuesday night on social media. Hamlin, a Bolingbrook native has been with the Illini since 2019 and has 23 total points in 24 games. Hamlin played 24 minutes last season. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coaching staff are hitting the transfer portal hard. The Illini received another commitment from Utah State transfer Alfonso Plummer, and Head Coach Brad Underwood says the staff thinks he is the best shooter in the portal… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Brad Underwood


 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

Armstrong Potomac @ Blue Ridge 

 

MLB Tonight: 

New York Mets @ Chicago Cubs-6:40

St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals-3:05

Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians-5:10

 

NBA Tonight: 

Chicago Bulls @ Cleveland Cavaliers 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Nashville Predators @ Chicago Blackhawks

 

cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Paxton Buckley Loda def Champaign Central 25-16, 25-23.

Addison Oyer had 12 kills, 

Baylee Cosgrove added 8 kills

Makenna Klann had21 assists

 

Blue Ridge def Iroquois West 25-14, 25-14

 

Watseka def Clifton Central 26-24, 25-15

Kinzie Parsons had 7 kills

Elana Newell had 14 assists

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 25-12, 25-11

 

Armstrong Potomac def Schlarman 25-17, 25-13

Emma Franzen had 7 kills

 

IHSA Baseball

St. Joe Ogden def Oakwood 7-1

Crayton Burnett had 15 strikeouts

 

 

MLB Scores: 

St Louis Cardinals def Washington Nationals 12-5

Boston Red Sox def Chicago White Sox 11-4

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty reached a milestone. Flaherty became the youngest pitcher in Red Birds history to reach 500 strikeouts. Flaherty struck out Yan Gomez last night in the third inning to reach the milestone. 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bears have re-signed Safety Tashaun Gipson. Gipson started all 16 games for the Bears last season, and tallied 2 interceptions to go along with 66 total tackles. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football team held the Orange and Blue Scrimmage last night. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that this was the first time that the coaching staff was able to really evaluate where the players were at… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Brett Bilemea 


 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL @ Clifton Central

Iroquois West @ Momence 

Rantoul @ Unity 

Milford vs Salt Fork 

Armstrong Potomac vs Schlarman 

Mahomet-Seymour @ Effingham

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ New York Mets-6:40

St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals-6:05

Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians-5:40

 

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

Alex Bowman wins at Richmond

MLB Scores: 

Atlanta Braves def Chicago Cubs 13-4

Philadelphia Phillies def St. Louis Cardinals 2-0

Chicago White Sox def Boston Red Sox 3-2 and 5-1

 

 

(Richmond-cf)-- Alex Bowman was yesterday's winner at Richmond Raceway. MRN Had flag to flag coverage… 

 

 

(Milford--jc)  In our broadcast 8 man football game on Saturday afternoon, the Milford Cissna Park Bearcats defeated Flanagan Cornell Woodland 58 to 20. M-C-P quarterback Trey Totheroh threw for 255 yards and ran for another 159 yards in the win. Milford Cissna Park is now 4 and Oh on the year, heading to Decatur on Friday night. 

 

 

(Paxton-cf)-- The PBL Panther Football team is faced with another cancelation. The Panthers were slated to travel to Oblong this upcoming Friday, but that game has since been canceled. The Panthers are looking for an opponent, stay tuned to WPXN for updates. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Team has seen some movement over the weekend. Senior Guard Trent Frazier announced on Instagram that he will return to the Illini for one more season. Sophomore Center Kofi Cockburn announced that he will test the NBA Draft waters as he has declared. Cockburn has not yet hired an agent, meaning he will keep his NCAA Eligibility. 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago White Sox Pitcher Lance Lynn has been placed on the 10 day Injured List. Lynn, who is dealing with shoulder tightness, will miss his scheduled start Wednesday Night. 

 

IHSA Volleyball 

PBL vs Champaign Central

Iroquois West vs Blue Ridge

Rantoul vs STM 

Milford vs Donovan 

 

MLB Tonight: 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals-6:05

Chicago White Sox @ Boston Red Sox-10:10am 

Cubs are off 

 

NBA Tonight:

Chicago Bulls @ Boston Celtics 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Chicago Blackhawks @ Nashville Predators 

 

University of Illinois Football program Orange and Blue Scrimmage is set for tonight. The event is set for 7 tonight at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. 

 

Tonight on WPXN  it’s Fast Talk, get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 6:30.Following Fast Talk, its IHSA Volleyball Tune in at 7 with WPXN’s Rob Pacey as the Panthers of PBL travel take on the Champaign Central.

 

Sox lose, Cubs Cards off

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Watseka  25-17, 25-15 and captured the SVC league Championship

Baylee Cosgrove  and Addison Oyer each had 9 kills

Makenna Klann- 24 assists 

 

Dwight def Cissna Park 25-18, 12-25, 25-20

 

St. Joe Ogden def  IVC 25-22, 21-25, 28-26

 

Milford def Westville 25-12, 25-16

Caley Mowrey had 17 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 23 assists

 

Mahomet Seymour def Teutopolis 25-11, 25-17

Ainsley Ranstead had 10 kills

                           

IHSA Baseball

St. Joe Ogden def Champaign Central 9-0

Hayden Brazelton had a double with 3 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

Cleveland Indians def Chicago White Sox 4-2


 

(Watseka-cf)-- There are still two conference games remaining for the PBL Panther volleyball squad. With the two wins over Watseka this week, the Panthers are outright conference champions says Head Coach Lindsay Stallaway… 

 

 

PBL Head Volleyball Coach Lindsay Stallaway 

 

 

 

IHSA Football Tonight: 

PBL @ Watseka

Mahomet-Seymour vs Unity 

 

IHSA Football Saturday: 

Iroquois West vs Walther Chrstian Academy

Milford/CP vs Flanagan Cornell Woodland

 

IHSA Volleyball Saturday: 

Iroquois West vs Hoopeston Area

Rantoul @ IVC


 

MLB Tonight: 

Atlanta Braves @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Philadelphia Phillies 

Chicago White Sox @ Boston Red Sox 

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Football. Tune in at 6:05 withe Preview show as the PBL Panthers travel to Watseka to take on the Warriors. We will join Jay Eshleman and Cale Fleming at 6:30 for pregame. Kick is scheduled at 7 

 

Saturday Morning on WPXN its the second Live Action Auction of the Month, bid buy and save at 8 am with Becky Puetz. Then join Becky at Lakeview Country Club for the Kindess Kannonball-Lake Jump for local charities.

 

Saturday Afternoon on WPXN its IHSA 8 man football. Tune in at 1:05 with the preview show as the Milford/CP Bearcats host Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland. We will join Jay Eshlmen and Cale Fleming at 1:30 for their pregame. Kick is scheduled for 2. 

 

On Sunday it’s the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Race from Richmond Raceway.

 

Carlos Rodon pitches no hitter to lead White Sox in win

IHSA Volleyball

Milford def Cissna Park 25-18, 16-25, 26-24

Caley Mowrey had 17 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 31 assists

 

IHSA Baseball

St. Joe Ogden def Danville 17-1

Crayton Burnett and Coby Miller each hit a homerun

 

MLB Scores: 

Milwaukee Brewers def. Chicago Cubs 7-0

Washington Nationals def St. Louis Cardinals 6-0

Chicago White Sox def Cleveland Indians 8-0

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago White Sox Pitcher Carlos Rodon was a shoelace away from perfection last night. Rodon was perfect through 8 and ? innings before hitting a batter losing the perfect game. However, Rodon was able to keep the no-hitter intact for the second one of the 2021 season. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)--The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team signed 3 players to the 2021 class Wednesday Afternoon. Starting with RJ Melendez, he will add size and shooting ability at the wing position says Head Basketball Coach Brad Underwood… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 

 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL @ Watseka

Iroquois West @ BHRA

Rantoul vs BCC 

Milford @ Westville

Mahomet-Seymour @ Teutopolis


 

NHL Tonight: 

Chicago Blackhawks @ Detroit Red Wings 

 

MLB Today: 

Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox-1:10

 

Tonight on WPXN it's IHSA Volleyball. Tune in at 7 with Rob Pacey as the Panthers of PBL are on the road to take on the Watseka Warriors.

 

Cubs and Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores:  

PBL def Watseka 25-8, 25-14

Addison Oyer had 9 kills

Makenna Klann had 22 assists

 

Cissna Park def Dwight 25-16, 25-16

Emma Morrical had 7 kills

Mikayla Knake had 24 assists

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 25-15, 25-16

Kennedi Burnett had 9 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 22 assists

 

Milford def Hoopeston Area 19-25 25-20 25 8

Caley Mowrey had 13 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 28 assists

 

Armstrong Potomac def Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin 25-15, 24-26, 25-22

Reece Adkins had 6 kills

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Milwaukee Brewers 3-2

St. Louis Cardinals def Washington Nationals 14-3

Cleveland Indians def Chicago White Sox 2-0 in 10 innings

 

IHSA Announces All State Boys Teams

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Cissna Park def Iroquois West 25-8, 25-11

 

Watseka def Hoopeston Area 25-22, 25-16

Kinzie Parsons had 11 kills

 

Urbana def Rantoul 22-25, 25-22, 26-24

 

St. Thomas More def St. Joe Ogden 25-22, 25-22

 

Milford def Chrisman 27-25, 25-22

Caley Mowrey had 10 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 21 assists

 

Armstrong Potomac def Westville 25-19, 25-17

Emma Franzen had 8 kills

Lily Jameson had 23 assists

 

IHSA Baseball

St. Joe Ogden def Centennial 9-5

Coby Miller hit a homerun and had 4 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

Milwaukee Brewers def Chicago Cubs 6-3

Washington Nationals def St. Louis Cardinals 5-2

Chicago White Sox def Cleveland indians 4-3

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The 2021 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association has announced the Boys All-State Teams.  In Class 1-A, on the All State team include  Iroquois West’s Jack McMillan, On the 2-A All State Basketball team includes St. Joseph-Ogden’s Ty Pence, Prairie Cental’s Trey Bazzell, Jalen Quinn of Tuscola and JT Welch of Bloomington Central Catholic,

Earning Honorable Mention on Class 1-A  include:  Milford’s Trey Totheroh and Fisher's Carson Brozenec, Honorable 2-A All State basketball players include Jacob Shoven of Central-Clifton and  Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvins’s Elijah Tidwell. Congrats to all area players making the All State teams.

 

 

(Urbana-cf)--The Fighting Illini Football program will hold the Orange and Blue Scrimmage Monday night at 7. Wide receivers Coach George McDonald says that the kids are more than ready to play…   

 

 

Fighting Illini Wide Receivers Coach George McDonald

 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL vs Watseka 

Milford @ Hoopeston Area

Armstrong Potomac @ BHRA

Mahomet-Seymour @ Taylorville 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers 

Washington Nationals @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox

 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live. Get the latest news in Nascar from 6 until 7. Then it’s IHSA Volleyball. Tune in at 7 with WPXN’s Joel Cluver as the Milford Bearcats take on the Cornjerkers of Hoopeston Area High School.

 

Hideki Matsuyama is this year's Masters Champion

MLB Scores: 

Pittsburgh Pirates def Chicago Cubs 7-1

Milwaukee Brewers def St. Louis Cardinals 9-3

Kansas City Royals def Chicago White Sox 4-3/10 Inn. 

 

 

 The NASCAR Cup Series continued its tour of the short tracks with a visit to the Martinsville Speedway!   The half-mile of mayhem did not disappoint!   Martin Truex Jr.’s win was his 3rd in the last 4 races at the Martinsville Speedway.   He also became the first repeat winner of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season.   Next stop is Richmond Raceway this Sunday for the Toyota Owners 400.   Coverage will begin at 1pm  on WPXN. 


 

 

(Augusta-cf)-- Hideki Matsuyama is this year's Masters Champion. Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a PGA Major Event shooting 10 under par for the weekend. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The U of I Football team will be heading into another week of Spring Football. On Saturday, the coaching staff held another scrimmage to end the week. Head Coach Brett Bielema says the team worked on all phases of the game Saturday… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

Iroquois West vs Cissna Park 

Rantoul @ Urbana

Milford vs Chrisman 

Armstrong Potomac vs Westville


 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers

Washington Nationals @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox

 

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

 

Justin Rose in the leader at 7 under after the first round of the Master's Tournament.

IHSA Volleyball Scores:

PBL def Dwight 25-7, 25-15

Addison Oyer had 6 kills

Makenna Klann had 18 assists

 

Cissna Park def Momence 25-11, 25-22

Brooklyn Stadeli had 9 kills

Mikayla Knake had 21 assists

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 25-21, 25-13

Kourtney Kincade had 6 kills

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 25-19, 25-9

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 25-22, 25-11

Payton Valle had 7 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 24 assists

 

GCMS def Heyworth 25-4, 25-17

Jessica Freehill had 17 kills 

Kira Fuoss had 21 assists

 

Fisher def Lexington 22-25, 25-17, 25-19

Leah McCoy had 6 kills

 

 Armstrong Potomac def Hoopeston Area 25-18, 25-21

Emma Franzen had 13 kills

Lily Jameson had 20 assists

 

Milford def Schlarman 25-14, 25-9

Lexi Puetz had 7 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 21 assists

 

Mahomet Seymour def Mt. Zion 23-25, 25-7, 25-17

Haylie Orton had 8 kills

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2

St. Louis Cardinals def Milauwkee Brewers 3-1

Chicago White Sox def Kansas City Royals 6-0

 

Justin Rose in the leader at 7 under after the first round of the Master's Tournament.

 

(Paxton-cf)-- The PBL Panther volleyball team picked up another win last night over Dwight. Head Coach Linsey Stallaway recaps the game… 

 

 

PBL Panthers Head Volleyball Coach Lindsay Stallaway

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini football team is moving right along with spring practice. Head Coach Bret Bielema updates us where the program sits… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

IHSA Football Tonight: 

PBL vs Dwight

Rantoul vs Olympia 

GCMS vs Dee-Mack

Fisher vs Ridgeview-Lexington

Mahomet-Seymour vs Charleston


 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 5:35

 

NBA Tonight: 

Chicago Bulls @ Atlanta Hawks

 

NHL Tonight: 

Colorado Wild @ St. Louis Blues 

 

IHSA Football Saturday: 

Iroquois West vs Watseka 

MCP @ Martinsville

 

IHSA VB Saturday: 

PBL vs Unity

Rantoul @ Prairie Central 

GCMS vs Eureka 

Fisher vs Tri-Valley

Mahomet-Seymour vs Mattoon 


 

Tonight on WPXN: 

It’s IHSA Football as the PBL Panthers host Dwight for Senior Night. Tune in at 6:05 for the Friday night Preview Show with Cale Fleming. We will join Jay Eshleman and Rocky Marron at 6:30 for their pregame. Kick is scheduled for 7pm. 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

Saturday Afternoon its 8- man Football. Tune in at 2:05 with WPXN’s Preview show with Cale Fleming as the Milford/Cissna Park Bearcats travel to Martinsville. We will join Jay Eshleman and Rocky Marron at 2:30 for their pregame. Kick is scheduled for 3pm.

 

Today is the first round of the Master's Golf Tournament

IHSA Volleyball

Watseka def Clifton Central 25-22, 22-25, 25-22

Raegann Kochel had 12 kills

Elena Newell had 23 assists

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 25-11, 25-21

Payton Vallee had 9 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 21 assists

 

MLB Scores: 

Milwaukee Brewers def Chicago Cubs 4-2

St. Louis Cardinals def Miami Marlins 7-0

Seattle Mariners def Chicago White 8-4

 

 

(Augusta-cf)-- Today marks the opening round of the 2021 Masters Tournament. The featured groups for today’s first round include: Dustin Johnson, Lee Westwood and Tyler Strafaci(10:40), and Jordan Speith, Cameron Smith, Colin Morikawa(2pm). 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Blackhawks have officially purchased the Rockford Ice Hogs. Rockford has been a minor league affiliate since 2007. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the IceHogs have agreed to a $32 Million renovation to BMO Harris Arena, which will keep the Ice Hogs in Rockford until 2036.

 

 

(Martinsville-cf)-- Martinsville is the next stop for the Nascar Cup Series after taking last weekend off. Drive Kyle Larson has struggled at the track in the past, but thinks that it’s on him rather than the equipment… 

 

 

Nascar Driver Kyle Larson 

 

IHSA Volleyball Tonight: 

PBL vs Dwight

Iroquois West  vs Watskea 

Rantoul @ STM

GCMS @ Heyworth 

Fisher vs Lexington

Milford @ Schlarman

Armstrong Potomac vs Hoopeston Area

Mahomet-Seymour vs Mt. Zion 


 

MLB Today: 

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates-1:20

Milwaukee Brewers @ St. Louis Cardinals-3:15

Kansas City Royals @ Chicago White Sox-3:10

NBA Tonight: 

Chicago Bulls @ Toronto Raptors 

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Volleyball. Tune in with WPXN’s Joel Cluver as the PBL Panthers take on the Dwight Trojons at 7.

 

Fighting Illini Junior Guard Ayo Dosunmu has declared for the NBA Draft

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Dwight 25-16, 25-8

Addison Oyer had 13 kills 

Makenna Klann had 27 assists

 

Cissna Park def Momence 25-11, 25-14

Emma Morrical had 8 kills

Mikayla Knake had 19 assists

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 25-21, 25-17

Sydney McTaggart had 23 digs

 

Monticello def Rantoul 25-9, 25-21

 

St. Joe Ogden def Unity 25-18, 25-19

Payton Vallee had 10 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 20 assists

 

Milford def Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin 25-14, 25-19

Caley Mowrey had 9 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 21 assists

 

Armstrong Potomac def Georgetown Ridgefarm 25-23, 25-21

Emma Franzen had 8 kills

Lily Jameson had 16 assists

 

MLB Scores: 

Milwaukee Brewers def Chicago Cubs 4-0

St. Louis Cardinals def Miami Marlins 4-2

Chicago White Sox def Seattle Mariners 10-4


 

(Chicago-cf)-- Another Chicago Cubs legend will be memorialized at Wrigley Field. The Cubs announced that Fergie Jenkins will be the next player to get a statue outside the stadium. Jenkins played 10 seasons for the Cubs which included 3 All-Star appearances and a Cy Young in 1971. The statue will be unveiled at the start of the 2022 season. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Junior Guard Ayo Dosunmu has declared for the NBA Draft. Dosunmu released yesterday that he has hired an agent who will officially declare. Dosunmu is ranked No. 22 in the ESPN top 100. 


 

MLB Today: 

Milwaukee Brewers @ Chicago Cubs-1:20

St. Louis Cardinals @ Miami Marlins- 3:10

Chicago White Sox @ Seattle Mariners-3:10 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Las Vegas Golden Knights @ St. Louis Blues 

Baylor wins NCAA Men's Basketball Championship 86-70 over Gonzaga

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Cissna Park def Iroquois West 25-16, 25-11

Emma Morrical had 9 kills

Mikayla Knake had 20 assists

 

GCMS def LeRoy 25-16, 25-19

Jessica Freehill had 15 kills

Kira Fuoss had 25 assists

 

Fisher def Ridgeview 25-16, 25-23

Leah McCoy had 8 kills

 

Charleston def Rantoul 25-14, 25-19

 

St. Joe Ogden def Urbana 25-16, 25-20

Payton Vallee had 9 kills

Rebecca Steinbach had 22 assists

 

Milford def Georgetown Ridgefarm 25-10, 25-15

Lexi Puetz and Caley Mowrey each had 7 kills

 

MLB Scores:

Chicago Cubs def Milwaukee Brewers 5-3

St. Louis Cardinals def Miami Marlins 4-1

Chicago White Sox def Seattle Mariners 6-0


 

(Indianapolis-cf)-- The Baylor Bears are the 2021 Men’s Basketball Champions.  Baylor defeated Gonzaga 86-70. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The selections for the 2021 All Iroquois County Basketball teams have been announced. On the Girls side: Natalie Schroeder(Watseka), Kinzie Parsons(Watseka), Shelby Johnson(Iroquois West), Mikayla Knake(Cissna Park), Allie Hoy(Watseka) and Shea Small(Iroquois West). For the boys: Jack McMillian(Iroquois West), Trey Toheroh(Milford), Ian Rodgers(Cissna Park), Ryan Tilstra(Iroquois West), Malaki Verkler(Cissna Park), Connor Curry(Watskea) and Jordan Schroeder(Watseka). 

 

New--6:30/7:30

(Urbana-cf)-- To go along with the offensive line, the Fighting Illini football program has depth in the running back room. Running backs coach Cory Patterson helped with that in recruiting Reggie Love from Trinity Catholic in St. Louis. Patterson says it feels great to be in a great room, with players you brought in… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Running Backs Coach Cory Patterson

 


 

IHSA Volleyball: 

PBL @ Dwight 

Iroquois West @ Watseka 

Rantoul vs Monticello

Milford @ BHRA

Armstrong Potomac @ Georgetown Ridgefarm 

Mahomet-Seymour @ Mattoon

 

MLB Tonight: 

Milwaukee Brewers @ Chicago Cubs-6:40

St. Louis Cardinals @ Miami Marlins-5:40

Chicago White Sox @ Seattle Mariners-9:10

 

NBA Tonight: 

Chicago Bulls @ Indiana Pacers 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Dallas Stars @ Chicago Blackhawks-7pm 


 

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

 

Fighting Illini Jr. Point Guard Ayo Dosunmu won this year's Bob Cousey Award

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3

Cincinnati Reds def St. Louis Cardinals 12-1

Los Angeles Angels def Chicago White Sox 7-4

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago White Sox Yermain(YER-MAIN) Mercedes rookie tied a record Saturday Night. Mercedes, who made his debut Friday evening and went 5-5 at the plate, went 3-3 on Saturday as well. He is the first player to start 8-8 since 1900. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Jr. Point Guard Ayo Dosunmu won this year's Bob Cousey award. The Cousy award goes to the best point guard in the nation. The last Illini to win the honor was Dee Brown in 2006. Dosunmu also earned USA Today’s player of the Year honors, while becoming a Conesus First Team All American. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team has landed its first transfer of the off-season. Florida Center, Omar Payne announced his commitment to the Illini over the weekend on Twitter. Payne averaged 3.8 PPG and 3.5 RPG in 54 games with the Gators. 

 

 

IHSA Volleyball: 

Cissna Park vs Iroquois West 

Rantoul @ Charleston 

GCMS vs LeRoy 

Fisher @ Ridgeview

Milford vs Georgetown-Ridgefarm


 

NCAA Men’s Championship Tonight: 

Gonzaga vs Baylor 

 

MLB Today: 

Milwaukee Brewers @ Chicago Cubs-6:40

St Louis Cardinals @ Miami Marlins-5:40

Chicago White Sox @ Seattle Mariners-9:10

 

NHL Tonight: 

Las Vegas Golden Knight @ St. Louis Blues 


 

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

 

Illinois Guard Adam Miller to enter transfer portal

IHSA Football Scores: 

PBL def Iroquois West 36-7. 

 

Charleston def St. Joseph Ogden 56-14

 

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Watseka def Cissna Park 25-21, 25-27, 25-21

Reagan Kochel and Kinzie Parsons each had 10 kills 

Olympia def Rantoul 25-23, 25-18

 

GCMS def Lexington 25-12, 25-13

Jessica Freehill had 16 kills

Kira Fouss had 20 assists

 

Tremont def Fisher 26-28, 25-14, 26-24

 

Milford def Westville 25-24, 25-5

Caley Mowrey had 11 kills

Hunter Mowrey had 24 assists

 

Unity def Prairie Central 25-15, 25-19

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 25-14, 23-25, 25-8

Ainsley Rainstead had 17 kills

MLB Scores: 

Pittsburgh Pirates def Chicago Cubs 5-3

 

St. Louis Cardinals def Cincinnati Reds 11-6

 

Los Angeles Angels def Chicago White Sox 4-3


 

(Milford-cf)-- The Milford/Cissna Park 8 man football team will not have a game Monday night. The Bearcats scheduled Peoria Heights Monday at 6, but that game has since been canceled. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Freshman Point Guard Adam Miller will be entering the transfer portal. Miller made the announcement on Instagram Thursday afternoon. Head Coach Brad Underwood released a statement saying “Adam was a big part of our success this season, starting every game as a freshman and contributing not just on offense but defensively. He has a very bright future ahead, and we wish him all the best.” 

 

 

(Paxton-cf)-- The Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda defeated the Raiders of Iroquois West 36-7 last night in IHSA football action. In this shortened season it was the Panthers first home game. Coach Josh Pritchard talks about playing at home…

 

 

Coach Pritchard talks about some of his senior players…

 

 

PBL Panthers Football Coach Josh Pritchard. Up next for the Panthers, the other home game, one week from today against the Dwight Trojans.

 

IHSA Football Tonight: 

Watseka @  Seneca 

Rantoul @ Monticello

Fisher vs Tremont

 

MLB Today: 

Chicago White Sox @ Los Angels Angels-8:38 

 

IHSA Football Saturday: 

GCMS @ El Paso

Mahomet-Seymour @ Lincoln

 

IHSA Volleyball Saturday: 

Rantoul vs Olympia

GCMS vs Fieldcrest 

Fisher @ Flanagan

 

NCAA Final Four Saturday: 

Baylor vs Houston-4:14 

UCLA vs Gonzaga-7:15

 

This weekend on WPXN: 

Saturday Morning it's the first Live Action Auction of the month. Bid Buy and save with Becky Puetz starting at 8am. 

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