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SJ-O starts new softball streak

ARGENTA – Blue Ridge repeated as regional champion despite losing 10 players off last year's team.


Lovrant, Allen lift PBL

WATSEKA – Cameron Lovrant had five RBI and Connor Allen struck out seven as Paxton-Buckley-Loda beat Hoopeston Area 15-5 in a Class 2A regional baseball game Thursday.


Tuscola puts it all together

ARGENTA – Matt Pflum and Dillon Hoel each drove in two runs as Tuscola beat Villa Grove 10-0 in a Class 1A regional baseball game Wednesday.


Sages roll in softball

MONTICELLO – The Payback Express is picking up steam.

Monticello's 22-win softball team finds itself in an unusual postseason position of facing a lineup of opponents it has lost to previously.


Kroner: A cleated debate

Even before the softball umpire yells, "Play ball," there's a group of folks ready to take action.

The play they are seeking to make is not at one of the bases, but with those in charge of setting rules and policies for high school athletes.


Russell powers Urbana

McNeil, Urbana enjoy Senior Day


Hennigh pitches in for Fisher

Lee lifts Oakwood; Latham comes through for Heritage

FISHER – Caleigh Hennigh pitched a one-hitter as Fisher opened Class 1A regional softball tournament action with a 2-0 win against Cerro Gordo on Monday.


Ruedi leads Chargers to second

BLOOMINGTON – When Centennial boys' tennis coach Don Waybright studied the seedings for the Big 12 tournament, he figured his Chargers could wind up as low as fifth.


Henk fans 16 for Hoopeston

A roundup of Friday's prep softball and baseball action


Henk, Cornjerkers make it count

HOOPESTON – Practice repetition can become tedious. It can also be the difference in winning or losing a ballgame.