Tuesday's prep highlights: Cornjerkers blank Paris for 1st victory

In baseball

Heyworth 13, Blue Ridge 3. The Knights (2-1) were pegged for 13 runs on seven hits and committed eight errors, falling for the first time this season in a nonconference home rout.

Monday's prep highlights: Eberle fans 19 for GCMS softball

In baseball

Centennial 16, Lyndhurst (N.J.) 15. Quin Murphy stole home in the bottom of the seventh inning to plate the decisive run as the Chargers (1-0) opened their Florida trip by overcoming a one-run deficit in their final at-bats. Centennial, which led 14-5 entering the seventh, also received an inside-the-park grand slam from Eric Hall.

2019 baseball, softball and girls' soccer schedules/results


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Prep pulse: March 18, 2019

The spring sports season is officially under way.

Baseball, softball, girls' soccer and boys' tennis events were contested last week through iffy weather, joining the already-ongoing indoor track and field scene.

That means there are some things to discuss pertaining to the conclusion of winter prep athletics and the start of the spring campaign.

Villa Grove at Mahomet-Seymour softball highlights

Video highlights from a softball game between Villa Grove and Mahomet-Seymour on March 12, 2019, with postgame reaction from Bulldogs coach Lisa Ayers and athlete Sam Tamburo, as well as Blue Devils coach Jeana Block.

Tamburo, Bulldogs slide past Blue Devils in opener

MAHOMET — Sam Tamburo’s first-ever at-bat for Mahomet-Seymour softball wasn’t one for the highlight reel.

The Bulldogs senior struck out looking against Reagan Cheely in the first inning of Tuesday’s nonconference bout versus Villa Grove.

HS Softball: M-S vs. Villa Grove

Villa Grove vs. Mahomet-Seymour in a prep softball game at Mahomet-Seymour High School on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Likas | Future remains bright for SJ-O's Dowling

ST. JOSEPH — A pair of 40-yard runs. Eight ground balls. Twenty swings of the bat.

Bailey Dowling has faced plenty of softball-related challenges. Even as just a junior at St. Joseph-Ogden High School.

It's part of the territory if one wants to be a reigning Gatorade Player of the Year and two-time News-Gazette All-Area softball Player of the Year.