May 11 prep sports chat

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:30pm

What area track and field standouts could contend for a state title? How is former Tuscola standout Nick Bates doing after his serious injury? What small-school baseball and softball regionals are the top ones in the area? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is willing to take on any questions in his weekly chat, which gets going at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Saturday's prep highlights: Buffaloes baseball piles up 40 runs in doubleheader

In baseball

■ Centennial 13, Peoria 4. Kellen Sarver drove in three runs on three hits as the Chargers (8-11, 5-4) took a Big 12 game on the road. Cam Hedge added two RBI, while Will Lindgren tossed a complete-game four hitter with nine strikeouts.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Smalls sparks Hoopeston

In baseball

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (May 2)



Mineyev, Urbana No. 6 11-0 1.000

Sexton, Danville No. 2 4-0 1.000

Argoudelis, St. Thomas More No. 6 2-0 1.000

Peek, Central No. 5 2-0 1.000

Tay, St. Thomas More No. 4 8-1 .875

A. Neitzel, Centennial No. 5 5-1 .833

B. Neitzel, Centennial No. 4 5-1 .833

May 4 prep sports chat

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:30pm

What area baseball and softball teams have separated themselves from the pack? Can any of them make a run to the state tournament? When do girls' track and field sectional meets take place? What about girls' soccer? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is happy to answer any and all of your questions during his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday.

Thursday's highlights: Wolken collects 1,000th coaching win

In baseball

Mahomet-Seymour 8, Prairie Central 1. Austin Biehl started the game in style for the Bulldogs (13-9) with a leadoff first-inning homer in a game played at Mahomet. Dylan Gates was 2 for 3 with a double and a triple for M-S. The Hawks fell to 12-13.

April 27 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:30pm

What area baseball, softball and girls' soccer teams are standing out the spring sports season hits its home stretch? What can Julian Pearl bring to the Illinois football team? Will any track and field athletes have a shot to win state titles next month? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis will answer any of your questions during his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday.