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SPORTS Archives for 2021-05

Cubs, Cards, Sox win

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Blue Ridge def Armstrong Potomac 9-6

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Armstrong Potomac def Blue Ridge 10-6

Nathan Rogers had 2 hits and 2 RBI


 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3

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

Chicago White Sox def Baltimore Orioles 5-1


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

 

 

Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Arizona Diamondbacks

Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox 

 

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

 

E.I. Baseball Sunday: 

Buckley Dutchmasters @ Paxton Swedes  1pm DH

Royal Giants @ Gifford Flatville Gifflats  1pm DH


 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Cubs and Cards win

IHSA Softball

St. Joe Ogden def Teutopolis 2-0

Addison Frick had 2 hits

 

Salt Fork def Armstrong Potomac 12-0

 

Milford def Oakwood 13-7

Jordin Lucht and Brylee Wright each hit 2 homeruns 

Emmaleah Marshino also went deep

 

IHSA Baseball

Cissna Park def Watseka 12-0

Ian Rogers threw a 2 hit shutout 

 

Salt Fork def Armstrong Potomac 12-3

 

Milford def Oakwood 6-4

Luke McCabe had 3 hits and scored 2 runs

 

Mahomet Seymour def Effingham 10-3

Will Sampson and Zach Carr each hit a homerun

 

Scores

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1

St. Louis Cardinals def Chicago White Sox 4-0

 

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


 

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

 

 

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

 

 

MLB Today

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 11:35

Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox 7:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Arizona Diamondbacks 8:40

 

Cubs and Sox win

IHSA Softball

PBL def Momence 10-3

Baylee Cosgrove had 3 hits including a homerun

Emma Steiner had 5 hits

 

Clifton Central def Watseka 13-3 

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 13-11

Shayne Immke had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

Armstrong Potomac def Hoopeston Area 17-13

Cami Saltsgaver had 4 hits

Denley Heller had 3 hits

 

IHSA Baseball

Clifton Central def Cissna Park 15-0

 

Iroquois West def Dwight 16-11

Jack Pree had 3 hits and 5 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 15-0

Crayton Burnett had 14 strikeouts 

Coby Miller had 2 hits including a homerun and 4 RBI

 

Armstrong Potomac def Hoopeston Area 7-4

Jayce Townsend had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Milford def Salt Fork 6-2

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3

Chicago White Sox def St. Louis Cardinals 8-3

 

IHSA All State Football 2021

1A

Beau Edwards  Arcola 

Clayton Leonard  Iroquois West

 

1A Honorable Mention

Drew Purvis   Fisher

Carson Maisonneuve  Iroquois West

 

2A

Eric Watson  Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

Jay Lemenager  Clifton Central

Aiden Laughery GCMS

Grant Hardwick Tuscola

Tylor Durflinger Watseka

 

2A Honorable Mention  

Chandler Burrow  Clifton Central

Jacob Shoven  Clifton Central

Riker Triplett  Unity

Brayden Haines  Watseka

 

3A

Chris Brown Monticello

 

3A Honorable Mention

Kayden Snelling PBL

 

4A

Josh Woodrey Prairie Central 

 

4A Honorable Mention

Cooper Palmore  Prairie Central

 

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

 

 

MLB Tonight:

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago White Sox

 

Sox win

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Dwight 13-11 & 7-5

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

Baylee Cosgrove hit a homerun and had 4 RBI 

Game 2-Cosgrove and Maddy Foellner each had 2 RBI 

Carly Mutchmore added 3 hits in game 2

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 6-0 & 10-5

Game 1-Kennedy McTaggart had 2 RBI

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

 

Pontiac def St. Joe Ogden 5-2

 

Tremont def GCMS 10-3

 

Tri Valley def Fisher 6-2

 

Milford def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 15-9

Anna McEwen had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Iroquois West def Watseka 2-1 & 4-1

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 4-1

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 10-0

Tyler Altenbaumer had 10 strikeouts

 

Tremont def GCMS 3-2

 

Tri Valley def Fisher 16-3

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Milford 4-2

 

Teutopolis def Mahomet Seymour 13-3

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago White Sox def St. Louis Cardinals 5-1

Cubs were off

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

MLB Tonight:

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago White Sox 

 

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

 

Phil Mickelson wins PGA Tour Championship

E.I. Baseball Scores: 

Royal def Buckley 15-4 Game 1

Buckley def Royal 4-1 Game 2

 

Paxton def Gifford 10-0 and 17-7

 

MLB Scores:

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

New York Yankees def Chicago White Sox 5-4


 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago White Sox 

Chicago Cubs are off

 

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



 

Cubs win, Cards and Sox were off

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

PBL def Cissna Park 17-0 and 2-1

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

Aiden Johnson had 7 strikeouts in game 2

 

Momence def Watseka 8-7

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 9-2

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 9-1

Ty Pence had 3 hits and 2 RBI

 

Milford def Westville 6-1

Payton Harwood had 11 strikeouts

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Armstrong Potomac 17-5

Baylee Cosgrove hit for the cycle and had 3 RBI

 

Momence def Watseka 6-3

 

St. Joe Ogden def Pontiac 11-4

Kelsey Martlage hit a homerun and had 4 RBI

 

Westville def Milford 5-0

 

MLB Scores:

Chicago Cubs def Washington Nationals 5-2

White Sox and Cardinals were off 

 

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

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Brad Underwood 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ New York Yankees 


 

EI Baseball Opening Weekend: 

Royal Giants @ Buckley Dutchmasters 1pm DH

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

 

This weekend on WPXN: 


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

 

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

 

Cards and Sox Win, Cubs Lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

PBL def Herscher 14-3

Kayden Snelling had 3 hits and 6 RBI

 

GCMS def LeRoy 10-1

Braden Roesch had 15 strikeouts

Hunter Brewer hit an inside the park homerun

 

St. Joe Ogden def Mt. Zion 2-1

Crayton Burnett had 11 strikeouts

 

Mahomet Seymour def Danville 11-0

Mateo Casillas hit a homerun

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Iroquois West 8-1 and 14-0

Emma Steiner had 8 Strikeouts in the first game

Baylee Cosgrove had 4 hits and 4 RBI in game 2

 

St. Joe Ogden def Mt. Zion 13-3

Shayne Immke had 4 hits including 2 homeruns 

Kennedy Hudson and Addy Martinie each had a homerun

 

Armstrong Potomac def Chrisman 14-2

Kyla Bullington had 15 strikeouts and hit a homerun 

 

MLB Scores: 

Washington Nationals def Chicago Cubs 4-3

St . Louis Cardinals def Pirates 8-5

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 2-1

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kyle Busch 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox are off 


 

Sunday 

E.I. Baseball 

Royal at Buckley Schiewe Field  1pm DH

Paxton at Gifford Franzen Field   1pm DH

Cubs and Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Watseka def Momence 7-6

Ty Berry had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

Monticello def Rantoul 3-1

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

PBL def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 9-8

Maddy Foellner had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Momence def Watseka 17-11

 

Monticello def Rantoul 8-7

 

Milford def Chrisman 17-1

Anna McEwen had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Washington Nationals 6-3

St. Louis Cardinals def Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2

Minnesota Twins def Chicago White Sox 5-4

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 


 

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

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins

Cubs and Sox win

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def Unity 8-0

Tyler Altenbaumer had 15 strikeouts

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def Unity 11-9

Shayne Immke had 4 hits including 2 homeruns and 5 RBI

Kaylee Ward also hit a home run

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def the Washington Nationals 7-4

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 16-4

St. Louis Cardinals were off

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kevin Harvick 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins 


 

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

 

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

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Detroit Tigers 5-1

San Diego Padres def St. Louis Cardinals 5-3

Chicago White Sox def Kansas City Royals 4-3

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

 

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

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

 

MLB Tonight:

Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs 

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins 

St. Louis Cardinals are off 

 

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

 

Cards and Sox Win

IHSA Baseball: 

Clifton Central def PBL 4-1

 

Cissna Park def Judah Christian 11-2

Mason Blanck had 4 hits and scored 3 runs

 

Momence def Iroquois West 4-3

 

Watseka def Dwight 15-9

Conner Curry had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

Olympia def Rantoul 11-0

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 2-0

Crayton Burnett had 14 strikeouts

 

GCMS def Tri Valley 5-4

Braden Roesch had 12 strikeouts

 

LeRoy def Fisher 15-0

 

Milford def Grant Park 7-3

Luke McCabe had 3 hits

 

Oakwood def Mahomet Seymour 9-6

 

IHSA Softball: 

PBL def Clifton Central 12-8

Baylee Cosgrove hit a homerun and had 3 RBI

 

Dwight def Watseka 11-7

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 12-7

Shayne Immke had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

Tri Valley def GCMS 9-1

 

LeRoy def Fisher 6-2

 

Milford def Grant Park 10-0

Jordin Lucht had 3 RBI and scored 2 runs

 

MLB Scores: 

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 2-0

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 4-2

 

 

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


 

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

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Ross Chaistain 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers 

St. Louis Cardinals @ San Diego Padres 

Kansas City Royals @ Chicago White Sox

 

This Weekend on WPXN:

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

 

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

 

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

 

Sox win, Cubs & Cards lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Salt Fork def PBL 10-7

 

Donavan def Watseka 12-6


St. Joe Ogden def Villa Grove Heritage 9-2

Zach Martinie had 10 strikeouts

 

LeRoy def Armstrong Potomac 11-4

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden PBL def 13-3

Shayne Immke had 3 hits including a homerun and 3 RBI

 

Watseka def Donovan 11-6

Natalie Schroeder had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Fisher def Villa Grove 9-6

Kailey May had 2 homeruns and 5 RBI

 

MLB Scores: 

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

Milwaukee Brewers def St. Louis Cardinals 4-1

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 13-8

 

 

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

 

 

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


 

 

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

 

 

Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 



 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers- 6:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers- 12:40

Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox-1:10

 

NBA Tonight: 

Toronto Raptors @ Chicago Bulls 

Cards and Sox Win, Cubs Lose

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Clifton Central def PBL 6-1

 

Blue Ridge def Iroquois West 15-5

 

Olympia def Rantoul 11-3

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 5-2

Shayne Immke and Kaylee Ward each hit a homerun

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Milford 10-6

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Milford def Cissna Park 24-1

Nicholas Warren had 5 RBI

 

Watseka def Dwight 5-3

Bricen Walwer had 3 hits

 

Iroquois West def Blue Ridge 17-7

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

 

St. Joe Ogden def Central Catholic 4-0

Tyler Altenbaumer had 14 strikeouts

 

Judah Christian def Fisher 2-0

 

Mattoon def Mahomet Seymour 15-9

 

MLB Baseball Scores: 

Cleveland Indians def Chicago Cubs 3-2 

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 6-1

Chicago White Sox def Minnesota Twins 9-3

 

 

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

 

 

Fighting Illini Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Chester Fraizer 

 

Cardinals glad to have Arenado

IHSA Baseball Scores:

Iroquois West def Momence 14-2

Peyton Rhodes had 3 hits and 4 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 8-0

Isaiah Immke had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

Eureka def Fisher 17-1

 

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 9-3

Luke McCabe had 3 RBI

 

IHSA Softball Scores:

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 17-10

Maggie Ward had 3 hits and 4 RBI 

 

LeRoy def GCMS 8-0

 

Eureka def Fisher 13-5

 

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 10-6

Anna McEwen had 4 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Tri County 22-2

Aubrie Shore pitched a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts

Karley Yergler hit a homerun

 

 

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

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

 

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

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Cleveland Indians- 5:10

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers-6:40

Chicago White Sox are off 

 

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

 

Martin Truex Jr. wins at Darlington

MLB Scores: 

Pittsburgh Pirates def Chicago Cubs 6-5

St. Louis Cardinals def Colorado Rockies 2-0 

Chicago White Sox def Kansas City Royals 9-3

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Taking a look at the MLB standings for the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, and Chicago White Sox: The St. Louis Cardinals jumped into first place as the weekend started with a record of 21-14 in the NL Central while the Cubs sit third behind Milwaukee at 17-17 or 3.5 back from the Red Birds. The Chicago White Sox also jumped into first place of the AL Central over the weekend sweeping the Kansas City Royals. The Sox are 19-13, with Cleveland 1 game behind.

 

(Darlington-cf)-- Martin Truex Jr. led 248 of 293 laps to get his second victory of the season Sunday afternoon at Darlington Raceway. Truex held off a last second push from Kyle Larson with 8 laps to go. The M-R-N radio network had the flag to flag coverage…

 

 

The Nascar Cup Series heads to Dover next Sunday. 

 

 

 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs, White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are off tonight. 

 

NHL Tonight: 

Dallas Stars @ Chicago Blackhawks

St. Louis Blues @ LA Kings 

 

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

 

Illinois adds former Illini Chester Frazier as Assistant Coach

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Eureka def GCMS 2-0

 

Mahomet Seymour def Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 11-4

Chase Wagers had 4 RBI

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Lexington def Fisher 5-1

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 16-4

Alyssa Acton and Shayne Immke each hit a homerun and drove in 3 runs

 

MLB Scores: 

New York Mets def St. Louis Cardinals 4-1

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood has replaced one of two assistant coaches. Underwood hired former Fighting Illini Starting Point Guard Chester Fraizer Thursday Afternoon. Frazier was an assistant coach for 7 seasons under former Illini Head Coach Bruce Weber at Kansas State. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- The St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Mets yesterday 4-1. Manager Mike Schildt says the difference maker in the game was the 11 walks given up by the pitching staff… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 


MLB Tonight: 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs 

Colorado Rockies @ St. Louis Cardinals

Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals 


 

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


 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

Saturday on WPXN it’s Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Darlington Raceway. The broadcast gets underway at 11-30am. 

 

Sunday on WPXN its Nascar Cup Series racing from Darlington Raceway. The race starts at 1:30 right here on WPXN. 

 

Cubs win, Cards split, Sox lose

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

PBL def GCMS 10-6

Brett Giese had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Iroquois West def Cissna Park 11-3

Kade Kimmel, Peyton Rhodes and Auston Miller each had 2 RBI

 

Maroa Forsyth def St. Joe Ogden 6-5

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin and Milford ended in a 13-13 tie

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Armstrong Potomac 4-3

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Heyworth def GCMS 5-1

 

Maroa Forsyth def St. Joe Ogden 5-4

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Milford 7-2

 

Mahomet Seymour def Salt Fork 7-0

Karly Yergler pitch a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def LA Dodgers 6-5 in 11 innings

St. Louis Cardinals split a double header with NY Mets 4-1 and 7-2

Cincinnati Red def Chicago White Sox 1-0 in 10 innings 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The House of ‘Paign, the Fighting Illini TBT(That Basketball Tournament Team) announced another player to the roster. Mike Daum, who played for the House of Paign last season, announced his intent to play for the team. The Tournament gets under way July 26 at the Peoria Civic Center. 

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- The St. Louis Cardinals have been surging offensively the last 5 games. Manager Mike Schildt says that Tommy Edman is a big part of that, from both sides of the plate… 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Dallas Keuchel threw a 7 inning shutout in the White Sox loss to the Reds Wednesday  afternoon. Manager Tony La Russa says that Dallas threw a great game, but the Reds did as well… 

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs -1:20

New York Mets @ St. Louis Cardinals-12:15

Chicago White Sox are off

 

Cubs win 2, Sox Win

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

Clifton Central def Watseka 11-8

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 11-2

Keaton Nolan had 2 RBI

 

IHSA Softball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 18-1

Maggie Ward and Kelsey Martlage each had 2 hits

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def LA Dodgers 7-1 and 4-3

Chicago White Sox def Cincinnati Reds 9-0

 

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(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago Cubs Shortstop Javier Baez has received a fine from the MLB office. Baez, who was involved in a verbal, bench-clearing altercation against the Cincinnati Reds Saturday afternoon. Reds Pitcher Amir Garrett was fined and suspended. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- This week wraps up the Spring Ball season for the Fighting Illini football program. Head Coach Brett Bielema says at the end of each spring camp, summer camp, and season he interviews the entire roster individually to evaluate where they are at… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Brett Bielema 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs-6:40

New York Mets @ St. Louis Cardinals-7:10

Chicago White Sox @ Cincinnati Reds-11:35am 

 

White Sox Outfielder Luis Robert is expected to miss several months

IHSA Softball Scores: 

Prairie Central def Rantoul 7-0

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 15-0

Kelsey Martage hit a homerun 

 

Fisher def El Paso Gridley 8-3

Alexis Moore Abbie stipp and Kailey May each had 2 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Centennial 12-1

Kenadi Granadino had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

IHSA Baseball Scores: 

GCMS def Lexington 15-0

Braden Roesch pitched a no hitter with 12 strikeouts

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 6-0

Crayton Burnett had 9 strikeouts

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 3-2

 

Milford def Georgetown Ridgefarm 9-8

 

Mahomet Seymour def Centennial 13-2

Will Sampson and Zac Carr each hit a homerun

 

MLB Scores: 

St. Louis Cardinals def NY Mets 6-5

Chicago Cubs PPD 

Chicago White Sox were off


 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team lost another assistant coach. Chin Coleman has decided to follow Orlando Antigua to Kentucky to continue his coaching career under John Callipari. It is unclear if there are any likely replacements at this time. 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox suffered a significant blow to their roster. Center Fielder Louis Robert was further evaluated after suffering an injury Sunday afternoon and results show a complete tear of his right hip flexor. Robert is expected to miss several months. Manager Tony La Russa recaps how Robert got hurt… 

 

 

Chicago White Sox Manager Tony La Russa 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Wood Brothers, who are Nascar Cup Series owners sit at 99 wins in their lifetime. Driver Matt DiBenneteo is looking to notch 100 for the owners. DiBenedetto details what it would be like if he won their 100th race… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Matt DiBenedetto 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs

New York Mets @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Cincinnati Reds 

 

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

 

Kyle Busch wins at Kansas

MLB Score: 

Cincinnati Reds def Chicago Cubs 13-12 in 10 innings 

St. Louis Cardinals def Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0

Cleveland Indians def Chicago White Sox 5-0

 

(Kansas City--jc)  The Nascar Cup Series returned to Kansas Motor Speedway on Sunday. M R N had flag to flag coverage…

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox suffered another injury in the outfield this weekend as Center Fielder Louis Robert will be placed on the 10 day Injured List due to a strained right hip flexor, it is unclear who will fill in at the position as the South Siders have today off. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini offensive Lineman Kendrick Green was drafted Saturday Afternoon in the 3rd round by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Green says that he and his agent were in heavy talks with the Steelers… 

 

 

Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Lineman Kendrick Green. 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

L.A Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs-6:40

New York Mets @ St. Louis Cardinals-7:15

White Sox are off 

 

NBA Tonight: 

Philadelphia 76ers @ Chicago Bulls 

 

NHL Tonight:

Chicago Blackhawks @ Carolina Hurricanes-6:00

Anaheim Ducks @ St. Louis Blues-7:00 

 

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

 

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