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Cubs and Sox Win, Cards Lose

MLB

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2

Milwaukee Brewers def St. Louis Cardinals 4-0

Chicago White Sox def Cincinnati Reds 6-1


 

(Fairbury--jc)  It’s a battle between two high school football teams vying to become playoff eligible Friday night. The Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda travel to take on the Prairie Central hawks.  Prairie Central Football Coach Andrew Quain talks about the Paxton Buckley Loda line…

 

 

Prairie Central Hawks Football Coach Andrew Quain

Our broadcast starts at 6-oh5 with the Friday Nite Preview Show

 

IHSA Girls Volleyball tonight

Rantoul at St. Joe Ogden

Monticello at Pontiac 

Iroquois West at Armstrong Potomac

Tri-Point vs Momence

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Girls Volleyball as the Rantoul Eagles are on the road at St Joe Ogden. Pre Match show around 645 with the opening volley at 7pm

 

Cards and Sox Win, Cubs Lose Cardinals Clinch second Wild Card spot

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Olympia def PBL 25-11, 25-17

 

St. Thomas More def Prairie Central 25-23, 25-21

 

Unity def Monticello 25-19, 25-16

 

Cissna Park def Salt Fork 25-10, 18-25, 25-19

Emma Morrical had 11 kills

 

Westville def Iroquois West 25-7, 25-16

 

Milford def Oakwood 25-16, 25-15

Anna McEwen had 8 kills

 

Watseka def Georgetown Ridgefarm 25-9, 25-8

 

Tremont def GCMS 25-9, 25-23

 

Dee Mack def Fisher 25-22, 25-17

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 25-23, 25-23

Grace Rodebaugh had 10 kills

 

MLB Scores: 

Pittsburgh Pirates def Chicago Cubs 8-6

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 for 17th in a row and clinched the second wild card spot.

Chicago White Sox def Cincinnati Reds 7-1


 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series heads to Talladega this weekend. Driver William Byron finished second at the first race in April. Byron says the best strategy is to keep the foot on the gas and get stage points… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver William Byron

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 

Milwaukee Brewers @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago White Sox

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s On The Sidelines presented by Connxxus of Paxton. Tune in at 6 with Joel Cluver with the latest news in area sports. Scheduled guests include PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalowy, PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard and Prairie Central Football Coach Andrew Quain. 

 

Followed by On the Sidelines it’s The Bret Bielema Show. Get the latest news in Illini Football from 7 until 8.

 

Sox win

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Oakwood 25-19, 25-7

Addison Oyer had 8 kills

Trixie Johnson had 7 kills

 

St. Joe Ogden def GCMS 25-11, 25-16

Kennedi Burnett had 9 kills

Becca Steinbach had 22 assists

 

El Paso Gridley def Fisher 25-18, 25-14 

 

Milford def Tri-Point 25-5, 25-18

 

South Newton def Iroquois West 25-5, 25-13

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago White Sox def Detroit Tigers 8-7

Cubs and Cardinals were off 


 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini football program has lost four straight games. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that the team takes the losses personally, and that the reactions on the bus and in preparation lets him know how much they care… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates 

Milwaukee Brewers @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago White Sox 

 

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

 

Cards win 16th in a row

IHSA Football Scores: 

PBL def Rantoul 30-6

Monticello def Pontiac 42-12

St. Joe Ogden def Olympia 60-36

Prairie Central def IVC 12-7

Unity def Bloomington Central Catholic 60-36

Iroquois West def Seneca 32-20

Eureka def GCMS 29-7

Dee Mack def Fisher 45-21

Mahomet-Seymour def Charleston 48-10

 

8 man Football

Milford Cissna Park def Amboy 48-46

 

IHSA Volleyball

Watseka Invitational

Championship Game

PBL def Watseka 25-23, 30-28

 

3rd Place

Peotone def Milford 22-25, 25-19, 15-10

 

All Tournament Team

Addison Oyer-PBL

Araya  Stack-PBL

Carly Mutchmore-PBL

Becca Benoit-Watseka

Sydney McTaggart-Watseka

Amanda Hasse-Peotone

Malya Sayre-Peotone

Anna McEwen-Milford

Caley Mowrey-Milford

Maddsion McCreary -GCMS

 

NFL Scores: 

Cleveland Browns def Chicago Bears 26-6

Tennessee Titans def Indianapolis Colts 25-16

Green Bay Packers def San Francisco 49ers 30-28

 

MLB Scores: 

St. Louis Cardinals def Chicago Cubs 4-2

Chicago White Sox def Cleveland 5-2

 

 

(St. Louis-cf)-- The St. Louis Cardinals have made franchise history with Sunday's win over the Chicago Cubs. The Red Birds notched their 16th straight win. The Cardinals still hang on to the first NL Wild Card spot as the MLB enters the last week of the season. 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- Chicago Bears Rookie QB Justin Fields suffered a hand injury. Initial x rays were negative but he will be evaluated later this week. Fields was sacked 9 times Sunday afternoon against Cleveland.

 

 

(Whistling Straits-cf)-- The USA brought home the Ryder Cup once again Sunday afternoon. Colin Morikowa closed out the tournament in Sunday’s singles matches. The US defeated Europe 19-9.

 

Denny Hamlin went the entire NASCAR Cup Series regular season without winning a single race. In four playoff races he has claimed two. The second came last night in Las Vegas in South Point 400. Hamlin led 137 of the 267 lap race.

 

New--6:30/7:30

(WPXN-cf)--- The Fighting Illini football program lost their 4th straight game against Purdue Saturday afternoon 13-9. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that he personally has to be better from the time the team steps on the bus, to game time… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

Monday Night Football: 

Philadelphia Eagles @ Dallas Cowboys 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers(Make up)

Cardinals are off 

Cubs are off 

 

Get the latest news in Nascar with Fast Talk tonight on WPXN from 6 until 7

Then its IHSA Volleyball as the PBL Panthers take on the Oakwood Comets

Rob Pacey on the call tonight for WPXN Sports. 

 

White Sox Clinch AL Central with Split, Cards win 12th in a row

IHSA Volleyball Scores: In our broadcast match last night...

Unity def PBL 25-22, 25-15

 

Bloomington Central Catholic def Rantoul 25-16, 27-25

 

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

Addie Roesch had 9 kills

Becca Steinbach had 23 assists

 

Cissna Park def Armstrong Potomac 25-18, 25-17

Emma Morrical had 7 kills

Mikayla Knake had 16 assists

 

Milford def Hoopeston Area 25-10, 25-8

Brynlee Wright had 8 kills

 

Eureka def Fisher 25-17, 25-13

 

Mahomet Seymour def Charleston 25-11, 25-17

 

MLB Scores: 

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 8-5

Chicago White Sox split DH with Cleveland winning the first game 7-2, losing the second 5-3

 

(Cleveland-cf)-- For the first time since 2008 the Chicago White Sox are AL Central Division Champions. The Sox needed 2 games in order to clinch the division, and the split double header with Cleveland Thursday sealed the AL Central. 

 

(Paxton--jc)  It’s homecoming for the Rantoul Eagles tonight at Bill Walsh field. The Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda are the opponents. P-B-L football coach Josh Pritchard says the Eagles are athletic…

 

 

P-B-L Football Coach Josh Pritchard

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini travel to Purdue Saturday afternoon for rivalry week. The Illini have a lot of depth at two positions, running back and offensive line. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that last week when Jakari Norwood got the nod, he was all over the place… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

(Rantoul--jc)  -- The Rantoul Eagles have a number of good skilled players on both sides of the football. Rantoul Eagles Coach Tom Hess says some are playing both ways, but the kids are buying into what is needed on any given Friday night…

 

 

Rantoul Eagles Football Coach Tom Hess

 

 

Big Ten Football Saturday: 

Illinois at Purdue

Villanova @ #6 Penn State 

#12 Notre Dame @ #13 Wisconsin

Bowling Green @ Minnesota 

Ohio @ Northwestern

Colorado State @ #5 Iowa

Rutgers @ #19 Michigan 

Kent State @ Maryland 

Nebraska @ #20 Michigan State 

Akron @ #10 Ohio State 

Indiana @ Western Kentucky 

 

MLB Tonight:

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs  

Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians 

 

NFL Sunday: 

Chicago Bears @ Cleveland Browns

Green Bay Packers @ SF 49ers Sunday night

Indianapolis Colts @ Tennessee Titans 

 

IHSA Football Tonight: 

PBL at Rantoul

St. Joseph-Ogden at Olympia

Unity at Bloomington Central Catholic 

Monticello at Pontiac 

Prairie Central at IVC

GCMS at Eureka 

Deer Creek Mackinaw at Fisher 

Iroquois West at Seneca

Hoopeston Area/Armstrong Potomac vs Westville

Mahomet Seymour at Charleston 

 

Saturday

8 Man Football Milford Cissna Park vs Amboy


 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Football. Tune in with Pre game at 6:05 for the preview show with Joel Cluver as the PBL Panthers take on the Rantoul Eagles. We will join Jay Eshleman and Sparky LeClair at 6:35 for pregame. 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday it’s Fighting Illini Football. Tune in at 1:30 as the Illini travel to Purdue for Rivalry Week at 2:30. 

 

Saturday Night it’s Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Las Vegas with the Alsco Uniforms 302. The race gets underway at 6:30. 

 

Sunday afternoon it’s IndyCar Series Racing from the streets of Long Beach. The race gets underway at 2. 

 

Sunday Night it’s Nascar Cup Series Racing with the Southpoint 400 from Las Vegas. The race goes green at 6pm. 

Cards win, Cubs lose, Sox ppd

MLB Scores: 

Minnesota Twins def Chicago Cubs 5-4

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 10-2

Chicago White Sox PPD 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)--Justin Fields is officially the starting QB for the Chicago Bears Sunday afternoon. Andy Dalton has been listed as day-to-day after a knee injury last week against the Bengals. 

 

(Paxton--jc)  A tough schedule, each night. That is what you see in the Illini Prairie for I-H-S-A Volleyball. The Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda earned a win against Monticello, and have another tough match tonight. Paxton Buckley Loda Volleyball coach Lindsey Stalloway says that it's a daily challenge…

 

 

PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalloway

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini football program has had struggles through the early part of the season closing games. Even with all the struggles, the coaching staff is still going strong. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that the staff continues to communicate very effectively each day… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

MLB Tonight: 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs 

Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians 

 

Thursday Night Football: 

Carolina Panthers @ Houston Texans 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL at Unity

Rantoul vs Bloomington Central Catholic

St. Joe Ogden at Pontiac 

St. Thomas Moore at Monticello

Cissna Park vs Armstrong Potomac

Iroquois West  vs Bismarck-Henning Rossville Alvin

Milford vs Hoopeston Area

Fisher at Eureka 

Tri-Point vs Grant Park

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Volleyball as the PBL Panthers are on the road to take on the Unity Rockets. Tune in at 6:45 with Joel Cluver with the first volley set for 7.

 

Cards Win, Cubs and Sox Lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Monticello 25-19, 23-25, 25-21

Addison Oyer reached 1,000 kills in her career and also set the school’s single match record for kills with 32

Aubrey Busboom had 21 assists

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 25-10, 25-19

 

Unity def St. Joe Ogden 25-13, 25-11

 

Cissna Park def Westville 25-18, 25-14

Emma Morrical had 9 kills

Mikayla Knake had 24 assists

 

Milford def Salt Fork 25-18, 25-15

Caley Mowrey had 9 kills

Anna McEwen had 15 digs

 

Armstrong Potomac def Schlarman 25-9, 25-11

 

El Paso Gridley def GCMS 22-25, 25-21, 25-22

 

Fieldcrest def Fisher 25-21, 25-14

 

Mahomet Seymour def Effingham 25-18, 30-28


 

MLB Scores: 

Minnesota Twins def Chicago Cubs 9-5

St. Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 2-1

Detroit Tigers def Chicago White Sox 5-3

 

(WPXN-cf)-- All four Hednrick Motorsports Drivers are in the hunt for this year’s Nascar Cup Series Championship. Driver Alex Bowman says that it’s been all four Hendrick guys winning this year, and that each one of them could win the whole thing…. 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Alex Bowman 

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s On The Sidelines presented by Conuxxus of Paxton. Get all the latest news in IHSA Athletics from 6 until 7. 

 

Following On the Sidelines, it’s the Bret Bielema Show. Get all the latest news in Illini Football from 7 until 8.

 

Packers beat the Detroit Lions 35-17

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Tri Valley 25-21, 19-25, 29-27

Addison Oyer had 15 kills

Carly Mutchmaore had 15 digs

 

St. Joe Ogden def Urbana 25-11, 25-12

Kennedi Burnett had 9 kills

Becca Steinbach had 24 assists

 

GCMS def Clifton Central 26-24, 25-18

Savannah Shumate had 9 kills

Madison McCreary had 23 digs

 

Fisher def Iroquois West 25-12, 16-25, 25-17

Katie Landers had 7 kills

Jaedyn Fitzgerald had 18 assists

 

Milford def Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin 25-19, 25-22

Hunter Mowrey had 9 kills

Jahni Lavicka had 16 assists

 

Watseka def Prairie Central 19-25, 25-23, 25-14

 

MLB Scores: 

St.Louis Cardinals def Milwaukee Brewers 5-2

Detroit Tigers def Chicago White Sox 4-3

Chicago Cubs were off


NFL 

Green Bay Packers def Detroit Lions 35-17
 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bears announced that QB Andy Dalton did not sustain any major ligament damage in his knee in the Week 2 win over Cincinnati. Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy said Monday afternoon that Dalton will be further evaluated throughout the week, and will be the Week 3 starter if healthy against the Browns. 

 

 

(Indianapolis-cf)-- Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz suffered sprains in both of his ankles Sunday against the Chargers. Wentz exited in the 4th quarter. Wentz week three status will be determined later this week. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- It’s Cannon Week for the Fighting Illini Football program. The Illini will hit the road against Purdue Saturday afternoon. Illini Head Coach Bret Bielema says that this week proposes a great challenge, considering it’s the first Big Ten opponent on the road… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Minnesota Twins @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers 

Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

 

IHSA Volleyball Tonight: 

PBL vs Monticello

Rantoul at St. Thomas Moore 

St. Joe Ogden vs Unity

Armstrong Potomac vs Schlarman

Iroquois West vs Georgetown Ridgefarm

Fisher vs Fieldcrest

GCMS vs El Paso Gridley

Tri-Point at Donovan 

 

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

 

Cubs, Cards, Sox Win

IHSA Football Scores: 

PBL def Pontiac 48-8

Monticello def Bloomington Central Catholic 32-27

SJO def IVC 48-7

Prairie Central def Rantoul 48-14

Unity def Olympia 42-14

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley def LeRoy 14-7

Ridgeview def Fisher 42-0

Salt Fork def Iroquois West 28-14

Hoopeston Area/Armstrong Potomac def Watseka 28-6

Mahomet-Seymour def Lincoln 53-22

 

8 Man Football

Flanagan Cornell Woodland def Milford/Cissna Park 34-28

 

NFL Week 2 Scores: 

Chicago Bears def Cincinnati Bengals 20-17

LA Rams def Indianapolis Colts 27-24

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Milwaukee Brewers 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals def San Diego Padres 8-7

Chicago White Sox def Texas Rangers 7-2

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini football team suffered a third straight loss over the weekend 20-17 to Maryland. Fighting Illini Head Coach Bret Bielema says that the offense stalled out in the red zone, and the blocked field goal was a key point in the game… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL vs Tri Valley

Monticello at Maroa-Forsyth

Iroquois West at Fisher

GCMS vs Clifton Central

Milford vs Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin

 

Monday Night Football: 

Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions

 

MLB Tonight: 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers 

Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers 

Chicago Cubs are off 

 

Get the latest news in Nascar with Fast Talk tonight on WPXN from 6 until 7.

 

Cubs and Sox lose, Cards were off

IHSA Volleyball Results

Rantoul def Olympia 19-25, 25-18, 25-23

Ashlee Freeman had 44 assists 

Delaney Fullenkamp had 18 kills

Tashay Jackson-Roper had 10 kills

 

St. Thomas More def St. Joe Ogden 25-15, 25-21

 

Unity def Bloomington Central Catholic 25-23, 25-16

 

In our broadcast match last night...

Cissna Park def Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin 14-25, 25-23, 25-20

Brooklyn Stadeli had 9 kills

Mikayla Knake had 27 assists

 

Milford def Armstrong Potomac 17-25, 25-23, 25-14

Caley Mowrey had 17 kills

Anna McEwen had 11 kills and 18 digs

Jah-neye Lavicka had 23 assists

 

Watseka def Oakwood 25-20, 25-11

 

Eureka def GCMS 26-24, 25-13

 

Tri Valley def Fisher 25-14, 25-17

 

MLB

Philadelphia Phillies def Chicago Cubs 17-8

LA Angels def Chicago White Sox 9-3

Cardinals were off


(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini football program hosts Maryland tonight at Memorial Stadium. On Offense, the Terps move the ball down the field. On defense, they throw a variety of schemes at you, says Head Coach Bret Bielema… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema.

 

 

(Paxton--jc)  It’s homecoming week for the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda. Tonight’s opponent is the Pontiac Indians. Paxton Buckley Loda Football Coach Josh Pritchard says homecoming creates distractions for the game, but winning is extra special…

 

 

PBL Football Coach Josh Pritchard


IHSA Football tonight

Pontiac at PBL

Rantoul at Prairie Central

St. Joseph-Ogden vs IVC

Fisher at Ridgeview

GCMS vs LeRoy

Olympia at Unity

Milford/Cissna Park at Flanagan

Bloomington Central Catholic at Monticello


 

IHSA Football Saturday

IW at Salt Fork

 

NFL Football

Chicago Bears vs Cincinnati Bengals noon

Indianapolis Colts vs LA Rams noon

 

Monday Night Football

Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions

 

Tonight on WPXN its the Friday Nite Preview Show at 6-05 with Joel Cluver. We will join Jay Eshleman and Sparky LeClair at 6-35 from Jerry Zimmerman Field at I-57 stadium. Kick off between Paxton Buckley Loda and Pontiac is set for 7pm.

The Illini versus Maryland game follows high school sports. 

 

Saturday morning its our Live Action Auction with Becky Peutz at 8am


Saturday night its NASCAR Cup Series racing with the Bass Pro Shop NRA night race from Bristol at 5:30.

Cards Win, Cubs and Sox Lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def Danville 25-10, 25-7

Kennedi Burnett had 6 kills

 

MLB Scores: 

Philadelphia Phillies def Chicago Cubs 6-5

St. Louis Cardinals def NY Mets 11-4

LA Angels def Chicago White Sox 3-2

 

 

(Pontiac--jc)  The Pontiac Indians are the opponent for the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda on Friday night at Jerry Zimmerman Field. Pontiac Indian Football Coach John Johnson talks about keys for his team to be successful…

 

 

Pontiac High School Football Coach John Johnson. 

Our coverage begins at 6-0h-5 Friday night with the Friday Nite Preview Show with Joel Cluver. We will join Jay Eshleman and Sparky LeClair at 6-35 with the kickoff at 7 tomorrow night

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini will host Maryland Friday night and for the first time all fall, the Illini have most of their players on the field. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that the offense will see a lot of additions, including QB Brandon Peters… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

(Paxton--jc)  It’s homecoming week for the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda. The Panthers volleyball squad has its share of senior leadership, says PBL Volleyball Coach Lindsey Staloway…

 

 

Paxton Buckley Loda Volleyball Coach Lindsey Staloway.

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Philadelphia Phillies

LA Angels @ Chicago White Sox

St. Louis Cardinals are off 

 

NFL Tonight: 

New York Giants @ Washington Football Team 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

Rantoul vs Olympia

St. Joe Ogden at St. Thomas Moore

Bloomington Central Catholic at Unity

Cissna Park vs Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

Armstrong Potomac at Milford 

Iroquois West at Danville Schlarman 

GCMS at Eureka 

Fisher at Tri Valley

Tri-Point vs Grace Chistian Academy 

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s the IHSA Volleyball game of the week. Tune in at 7 as the Cissna Park Timberwolves host Bismarck- Henning- Rossville- Alvin. Rob Pacey has the call for WPXN sports.

 

Cubs, Cards, Sox Win

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Tuscola 25-13, 25-18

Addison Oyer had 11 kills

Araya Stack had 9 assists

 

Cissna Park def Georgetown Ridgefarm 25-22, 25-23

Brooklyn Stadeli had 9 kills

Mikayla Knake had 16 assists

 

Chrisman def Iroquois West 25-18, 25-8

 

Armstrong Potomac def Oakwood 25-11, 25-14

Lily Jameson had 5 kills and 17 assists

 

St. thomas More def Watseka 25-17, 25-15

 

Fieldcrest def GCMS 25-14, 25-20

 

Flanagan-Cornell def Fisher 25-9, 25-22

 

Taylorville def Mahomet Seymour 25-16, 25-17

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Philadelphia Phillies 6-3

St. Louis Cardinals def NY Mets 7-6 in 11 innings

Chicago White Sox def LA Angels 9-3

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series will head to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2022 Nascar announced Tuesday afternoon. The Clash will take place in February on a purpose-built track inside the stadium. 


(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox returned Shortstop Tim Anderson and Pitcher Lucas Giolito Tuesday afternoon from the 10 day Injured List. Left Fielder Andrew Vaughn was placed on the IL Tuesday afternoon with left hamstring tightness. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini are on to Week 3 of the NCAA season as they host Maryland Friday Night. Illini Head Coach Bret Bielema gives an injury update from Saturday’s game… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Philidepliha Phillies 

St. Louis Cardinals @ New York Mets 

LA Angels @ Chicago White Sox

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

St. Joe Odgen vs Danville

 

Tonight on WPXN, get the latest news in IHSA Athletics with On The Sidelines sponsored by Conxxus of Paxton from 6 until 7 with Joel Cluver. Scheduled guests include Paxton Buckley Loda Volleyball Coach Lindsey Stalowy.

 

Following On the Sidelines, it’s the Bret Bielema show. Get all the news in Illini Football from 7 until 8.

 

Brandon Peters expected to start against Maryland

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Prairie Central 25-15, 25-27, 25-21

Addison Oyer had 19 kills

Araya Stack had 21 assists

Carly Mutchmore had 17 digs

 

St. Joe Ogden def Hoopeston Area 25-11, 25-11

Kennedi Burnett had 9 kills

 

Cissna Park def Clifton Central 25-13, 26-24

Brooklyn Stadeli and Emma Morical each had 7 kills

 

South Newton def Watseka 25-27, 25-21, 25-22

 

Judah Chrisitan def Fisher 25-14, 25-23


 

MLB Scores: 

St. Louis Cardinals def NY Mets 7-0

Chicago Cubs were off 

Chicago White Sox were off 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini quarterback Brandon Peters has been cleared to play this upcoming Saturday against Maryland. Peters suffered a shoulder injury in the Week 0 home game against Nebraska and has been sidelined since. Peters is expected to start. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- Hendrick Motorsports has mutlit[le cars and drivers in the chase for a Nascar Championship this season. One of those drivers, Alex Bowman, says that ownership isn’t changing anything, and it’s business as usual… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Alex Bowman 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Philadelphia Phillies 

St. Louis Cardinals @ New York Mets 

LA Angels @ Chicago White Sox 


 

IHSA Volleyball  Tonight: 

PBL at Tuscola

Armstrong Potomac at Oakwood

IW vs Chrisman

Monticello vs Sullivan 

GCMS at Fieldcrest

 

Get the latest news in Nascar tonight on WPXN with Nascar Live from 6 until 7.

 

Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond

IHSA Football Scores: 

Bloomington Central Catholic def PBL 13-12

Pontiac def Rantoul 20-14

Unity def IVC 49-21

GCMS def El Paso-Gridley 7-0

Fisher def Fieldcrest 51-40

Monticello def Olympia 34-28

Prairie Central def SJO 34-28

Mahomet-Seymour def Mt. Zion 35-27

 

MLB Scores: 

San Francisco Giants def Chicago Cubs 6-5

St. Louis Cardinals def Cincinnati Reds 2-0 

Chicago White Sox def Boston Red Sox 2-1

 

NFL Scores: 

LA Rams def Chicago Bears 34-14

New Orleans Saints def Green Bay Packers 38-3

Seattle Seahawks def Indianapolis Colts 28-16

 

 

(Richmond-cf)-- Martin Truex JR found victory lane Saturday afternoon, earning his first Nascar Playoffs win. Truex took the lead when Joe Gibbs teammate Kyle Busch was cited for speeding down pit lane with 50 laps remaining. This was Truex’s third win in five races at Richmond. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football program suffered their second straight loss in a 42-14 blow out against Virginia Saturday morning. Illini Head Coach Bret Bielema calls the loss unacceptable  and that it can’t happen… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema


 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL vs Prairie Central

Rantoul vs Decatur McArthur 

Hoopeston Area at St. Joe Ogden

GCMS at IW

 

MLB Tonight: 

St. Louis Cardinals @ New York Mets 

Cubs are off 

White Sox are off 

 

Monday Night Football: 

Baltimore Ravens @ Oakland Raiders 

 

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

 

Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

GCMS def Fisher 25-9, 25-15

Kira Fuoss had 16 assists

 

Watseka def Iroquois West 25-5, 25-14

 

Milford def Georgetown Ridgefarm 25-14, 25-12

Caley Mowrey had 11 kills

 

Mahomet Seymour def Mt. Zion 25-11, 25-17

Haylie Orton had 6 kills

 

MLB Scores:

St. Louis Cardinals def LA Dodgers 2-1. 

Oakland A’s def Chicago White Sox 3-1.  

 

 

(Bloomington--jc)  --  The Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers are 2 and Oh on the season with a tough road game tonight in Bloomington. The opponents are the Saints of Bloomington central High School. P-B-L Head Football Coach Josh Pritchard says one key for a win is to stop a strong ground game of the Saints…

 

 

P-B-L Head Football Coach Josh Pritchard

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football team is on the road for the first time this season. The Illini will take on Virgina Saturday morning and Head Coach Bret Bielema says that he has a lot of respect for the program and that this week is important coming out of a home loss… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 


 

MLB Tonight: 

San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Boston Red Sox @ Chicago White Sox 

 

IHSA Football Tonight:  

PBL at Bloomington Central Catholic 

Rantoul at Pontiac

Prairie Central at St. Joseph-Ogden 

Unity at IVC

Monticello at Olympia 

El Paso-Gridley at GCMS

Fisher at Fieldcrest

Iroquois West vs Georgetown Ridgefarm

Mahomet Seymour vs Mt.Zion

 

Saturday

Watseka at Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin

 

8 Man Football Saturday: 

Martinsville at Milford Cissna Park

 

Big Ten West Football Saturday: 

Illinois @ Virginia 

Northwestern vs Indiana State

Minnesota vs Miami Ohio

Ohio St. vs Oregon

Michigan St. vs Youngstown St.

Rutgers @ Syracuse

Purdue @ Connecticut

Penn St. vs Ball St.

Nebraska vs Buffalo

Iowa @ Iowa State

Wisconsin vs Eastern Michigan

Maryland vs Howard

Indiana vs Idaho

Michigan vs Washington

 

NFL Week 1 Sunday 

Chicago Bears @ LA Rams-7:20

Green Bay Packers @ New Orleans Saints-3:25

Seattle Seahawks @ Indianapolis Colts-Noon 

 

Tonight on WPXN: 

It’s week three of the IHSA Football Season. Tune in at 6:05 for The Friday Nite Preview Show with Joel Cluver.  Panthers of PBL travel to Bloomington Central Catholic. We will join Rob Pacey and Steve Pacey at 6:35 for their pre game show. Kick off is at 7tonight from Bloomington. 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday Morning it’s Fighting Illini Football. The Illini head to Virgina to take on the Cavaliers at 10. Pregame gets underway at 9. 

 

Saturday Afternoon it’s Nascar Xfinity Series Racing with the Go Bowling 250 from Richmond Raceway. The race starts after Illini Football. 

 

Sunday on WPXN it’s Nascar Cup Series racing with the Federated Auto Parts 400 from Richmond Raceway. The broadcast gets underway at 5pm.

 

Cubs and Cards win, Sox lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

St. Joe Ogden def Oakwood 25-7, 25-6

Kennedi Burnett had 7 kills

Becca Steinbach had 18 assists

 

Armstrong Potomac def Salt Fork 25-23, 25-23

Mattie Kennel had 8 kills

Lily Jameson had 19 assists and 12 digs

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Cincinnati Reds 4-1 in 10 innings

St. Louis Cardinals def LA Dodgers 5-4 

Oakland A’s def Chicago White Sox 5-1

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Big Ten released the Men’s Basketball schedule Wednesday afternoon. The Fighting Illini will play 9 games on the road, and 7 games at the State Farm Center. The Illini will travel to Purdue, Michigan, and Ohio State. They will host Wisconsin, Penn State, and Iowa. The season tips off October 23rd against St. Francis. 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bears released their injury report ahead of the Week 1 matchup against the LA Rams. Most notable on this week's report, Nose Tackle Eddie Goldman did not practice with an ankle injury, linebacker Khalil Mack did not practice with a groin tightness, and Wide Receiver Darnell Mooney did not practice due to back tightness on Wednesday. 

 

 

(WPXN-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series is into the second race of the playoff’s Sunday afternoon at Richmond. Driver Brad Keslowski says that having the second race of the playoffs at Richmond demands the driver to be smooth, and manage the car… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Brad Keslowski 

 

(Bloomington--jc)  When the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers go on the road tomorrow night, they not only face a 2 and oh team in the Bloomington Central Catholic Saints, they take on a third year coach, who was a student athlete at B-C-C.  Coach Kevin Bracht talks about bringing back a winning tradition at Bloomington Central Catholic…

 

 

Bloomington Central Catholic Saints head Football Coach Kevin Bracht

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Oakland A’s

Chicago Cubs are off 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

Rantoul at Monticello

Monticello at Shelbyville

Chrisman at Cissna Park cancelled due to health concerns at Chrisman

Watseka at IW 

Georgetown at Milford

Fisher at GCMS

IVC at St. Thomas Moore

 

Sox win, Cubs & Cards lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Milford def PBL 25-13, 25-16

 

Judah Christian def Cissna Park 29-27, 26-24

 

Momence def Iroquois West 16-25, 25-21, 25-12

 

Flanagan Cornell def GCMS 25-17, 25-13

 

Heyworth def Fisher 25-14, 25-17

 

Armstrong Potomac def Westville 25-19, 25-19

Lily Janeson had 13 assists

 

Mahomet Seymour def Mattoon 25-19, 25-17

Avery Allen had 8 kills

 

MLB Scores: 

Cincinnati Reds def Chicago Cubs 4-3

LA Dodgers def St. Louis Cardinals 7-2

Chicago White Sox def Oakland A’s 6-3 


(WPXN-cf)-- Nascar Cup Series Driver Kevin Harvick has had an accomplished career behind the wheel of a stock car. Harvick says that even through all of his success, he doesn’t really look back at all he’s done, rather than where he’s going… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kevin Harvick 


MLB Tonight: 

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs 

LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Oakland Athletics 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

Oakwood at St. Joe Ogden

Salt Fork at Armstrong Potomac

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s the first On the Sidelines of the 2021 season. Tune in at 6:00 tonight and get the latest news in IHSA athletics until 7. On the Sidelines is presented by Conxxus of Paxton. 

 

Following On the Sidelines, it’s the Bret Bielema show. Get the latest news in Illini Football from 7 until 8. 

Cubs win, Cards Lose

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

Clifton Central def Iroquois West 25-9, 25-22

 

Blue Ridge def Fisher 25-9, 25-19

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Cincinnati Reds 4-3

L. A. Dodgers def St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 

Chicago White Sox were off 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bulls have filled two roster spots with much needed depth. The Bulls signed Forwards Stanley Johnson and Alize Johnson Monday afternoon. Both of the Johnsons fit into Head Coach Billy Donavon’s fast paced style of offense. 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago Bears made two roster moves Monday afternoon. The Bears signed Wide Receiver Breshad Perriman. In order for Perriman to sign, the Bears waived Lineback Josh Woods on the 53 man roster. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football program sits 1-1 on the season after Saturday’s loss. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that Sunday’s aren't fun when you lose, but that the team went through the corrections across all phases Sunday afternoon… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

PBL at Milford 

Champaign Central at St. Joe Ogen

Iroquois West at Momence 

GCMS at Flanagan 

Fisher vs Heyworth 

Unity at Clinton 

Armstrong Potomac vs Westville 

Tuscola at Monticello

 

MLB Tonight: 

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs 

LA Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals 

Chicago White Sox @ Oakland A’s 

 

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

 

Cubs win in extras

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

PBL def Watseka  21-25, , 25-10, 27-25, 

Addison Oyer had 13 kills 

Aubrey Busboom had  22 assists

 

Rantoul def Urbana 23-25, 25-9, 25-21

Delaney Fullenkamp had 16 kills

Ashlee Freeman had 33 assists

 

Cissna Park def Ridgeview 25-16, 25-11

Mikayla Knake had 11 assists

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 in 11 innings

 

 

As the Panthers of PBL get ready to host Olympia tonight, PBL head football coach Josh Pritchard weighs in on the matchup and what the Panthers can expect.

 

 

PBL head football coach Josh Pritchard

 

(Urbana-cf)--The Fighting Illini enter Week 1 of the NCAA Season 1-0 Saturday Night against UTSA. The temperature is supposed to be more favourable for football Saturday Night than last week. Head Coach Bret Bielema says that no matter what, the team has to be prepared… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers

Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals 


 

IHSA Football Tonight: 

PBL vs Olympia

Rantoul vs Bloomington Central Catholic

St. Joe Ogden at Unity 

Illinois Valley Central at Monticello HS

Pontiac at Prairie Central

Iroquois West at Oakwood

GCMS at Fisher

Mahomet-Seymour  @ Effingham 


 

8 Man Football Saturday: 

Milford/Cissna Park at Aquin

 

Tonight on WPXN it's Week 2 of the IHSA Football season. Tune in at 6:05 for the Friday Night preview show as the Panthers of PBL host Olymipa. We will join Jay Eshleman and Jeff Pribble at 6:35. Kick off is scheduled for 7. 

 

This weekend on WPXN: 

 

Saturday Morning on WPXN, Bid Buy and Save on the Live Action Auction from 8 to 10. 

 

Saturday Afternoon on WPXN it’s Nascar Xfinity Series Racing from Darlington with the Sports Clips VFW Help a Hero 200. The broadcast gets underway at 2pm. 

 

Saturday Night it’s Fighting Illini Football. Tune in for Week 1 of the NCAA Season as the Illini Host the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners. Pregame gets underway at 5:30 with kick at 6:30

 

Sunday Afternoon on WPXN it’s Nascar Cup Series Racing with the Southern Cookout 500 from Darlington Raceway. The broadcast gets underway at 4pm.

 

Cubs and Sox win, Cards split

IHSA Volleyball Scores: 

GCMS def Ridgeview 25-17, 25-21

Savannah Shumate had 8 kills

 

Heritage def Fisher 25-20, 25-7

 

Armstrong Potomac def LeRoy 18-25, 25-23, 25-18

Mattie Kennel had 7 kills

Lily Jameson had 20 assists

Madelyn Hudson had 22 digs

 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Minnesota Twins 3-0

St. Louis Cardinals split a double header with the Reds losing the first game 12-2 and winning the second game 5-4

Chicago White Sox def Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox placed another starter on the Injured List Wednesday Afternoon. Shortstop Tim Anderson was placed on the IL after dealing with a hamstring strain. Sox manager Tony La Russa says that Anderson will sit the remaining game against the Pirates and will reevaluate on Friday. 


 

(WPXN-cf)-- The PGA Tour Championship gets underway this morning from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta Georgia. 30 golfers made the cut, in which one golfer will win $15 million this weekend. The featured groups for Thursday's opening round are Scottie Scheffler, Daniel Berger, Dutstin Johnson, and Rory McIlory. 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football program enters Week 1 of the NCAA College football and will play host to UTSA Saturday. QB Brandon Peters suffered a shoulder injury in the Week 0 game against Nebraska. Head Coach Bret Bielema gives an update on Peter’s condition… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Football Coach Bret Bielema 


MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Minnesota Twins 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Cincinnati Reds 

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago White Sox 

 

 

Cubs and Sox win

IHSA Scores: 

PBL def GCMS 25-16, 25-23

Addison Oyer had 13 kills

Aubrey Busboom had 21 assists

 

St. Joe Ogden def Cissna Park 25-8, 25-16

Kennedi Burnett had 10 aces and 7 kills


 

Mahomet Seymour def Urbana 25-12, 25-13

Avery Allen had 9 kills


 

MLB Scores: 

Chicago Cubs def Minnesota Twins 3-1

Chicago White Sox def Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2

Cardinals were postponed

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- The Chicago White Sox placed Starting Pitcher Lance Lynn on the 10 day injured list. Lynn has been experiencing left knee soreness since the Field of Dreams game. Lynn should be set to return September 12. 

 

 

(Darlington-cf)-- The Nascar Cup Series is heading to Darlington this Sunday. Darlington is a tough track, especially during the playoffs. Nascar Legend and TV analyst Jeff Gordon says there’s multiple factors involved including, how to manage traffic, how to stay out of the fence, and how to set up the car… 

 

 

Former Nascar Cup Series Driver Jeff Gordon 

 

 

MLB Tonight: 

Chicago Cubs @ Minnesota Twins 

St. Louis Cardinals @ Cincinnati Reds DH

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago White Sox 

 

IHSA VB Tonight: 

Armstrong Potomac vs LeRoy

GCMS at Ridgeview

 

Tonight on WPXN get the latest news in Illini Football with the Bret Bielema show from 6 until 7.

 

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