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Creative Marble v Illinois American Water

Creative Marble v Illinois American Water: Play now!

Michael Kiser and Scott Beatty call the games from Zahn Park in Champaign. In the first match-up of a double-header, Creative Marble takes on Illinois American Water.

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SJ-O baseball overcomes early deficit

MONTICELLO — After falling behind in the first inning, the St. Joseph-Ogden Spartans rallied with 11 unanswered runs to defeat St. Thomas More 11-2 in a Class 2A Monticello Sectional semifinal.

First Federal v Kuhn's 05-28-15

First Federal v Kuhn's 05-28-15: Play now!

Scott Beatty and Michael Kiser call the games from Zahn Park in Champaign. In the second match-up of a double-header, First Federal faces Joseph Kuhn's.

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Centennial's Martin tosses gem

By ALEX ROUX

RANTOUL — Usually, a mob at the mound is reserved for celebrating a regional baseball championship. But Centennial pitcher Anthony Martin certainly earned the attention from his teammates after a 3-0 victory against Rantoul in a Class 3A regional semifinal Thursday.

He had just pitched a perfect game.

Maroons have answer for Bulldogs

By ALEX ROUX

Asmussen: Baseball a hit in Champaign-Urbana

When I first arrived in Champaign-Urbana in 1989, I was told the local baseball scene would never amount to much.

Boy, was that wrong.

HS 2A Baseball Sectional: STM vs. SJ-O

St. Joseph-Ogden vs. St. Thomas More in a Class 2A Sectional baseball game at Monticello high school on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

Salt Fork, SJ-O softball on solid ground

CHAMPAIGN — A succession of games is now a series of memories for the most successful Salt Fork softball team in program history.

The final chapter was written Wednesday as Illini Bluffs dealt the Storm a 5-1 loss in a Class 1A sectional semifinal game at St. Thomas More.

05-27-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast

05-27-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!

05-27-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast.  Fred Kroner, Scott Richey, and Alex Roux look at the busy world of Spring High School Sports.  Everything from Soccer to Track and Field, Tennis, and Baseball is in full swing in the State Championship season,

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Rantoul softball eliminates Centennial

CHAMPAIGN — Rheanna Jones, Tessa Morman and Jordan Smith hit home runs at Wisegarver Park as top-seeded Rantoul overpowered Centennial 15-2 in Tuesday’s Class 3A regional softball game. Allison Jordahl was the winning pitcher. Jones was 3 for 4. Her other hits were a triple and a single.

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