MINONK – After consecutive home games, Fieldcrest will serve as the visitors Friday evening as they travel to Le Roy to meet the Panthers. Kick off for the Heart of Illinois Conference crossover is 7 p.m. The Panthers enter with a 1-3 record and have dropped two in a row.
EUREKA – A pair of three-win teams meet at McCollum Field, as Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley arrives for a 7 p.m. start Friday in the Heart of Illinois Conference crossover clash with the homestanding Hornets.
ROANOKE - In a battle that saw two teams enter with lengthy win streaks on Monday evening, Roanoke-Benson extended theirs with a 25-19, 25-18 decision over Fieldcrest at Dick Broers Gymnasium.
MINONK - Eureka re-claimed the Veteran's Bowl trophy on Friday. The Hornets (3-1, 1-1) defeated Fieldcrest 41-0 in the Heart of Illinois Conference large division contest at Veteran's Park.
EUREKA - A 26-24, 25-13 victory over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Thursday moved Eureka to 4-0 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.
Ever since the Veteran’s Bowl commenced in 2014, the offense that has generated more rushing yards has emerged as the winner.
MINONK - A plethora of kills led Fieldcrest to a 25-15, 25-20 sweep of Heart of Illinois Conference guest Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Tuesday evening.
MINONK - Fieldcrest scored seven touchdowns and rolled up 496 yards of total offense, but Fisher ended up a 51-40 winner Friday evening in the Heart of Illinois Conference crossover matchup at Veteran's Park.
ROANOKE - A fast start in the third set lifted Roanoke-Benson past Tri-County Conference rival Ottawa Marquette 20-25, 25-20, 25-15 Thursday night at Dick Broers Gymnasium.
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched three scoreless innings less than a month after surgery to repair facial fractures, but the Seattle Mariners rallied against Oakland's bullpen for a 6-5 victory Thursday and a four-game sweep that damaged the Athletics' wild-card hopes.
PHOENIX (AP) — With a little over a week left in the season and his team tied for the worst record in the major leagues at 48-104, Arizona manager Torey Lovullo was given a one-year contract extension through 2022.
PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly hit a tying three-run homer in a five-run seventh inning, Daulton Varsho followed with a go-ahead double and the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 6-4 Thursday.