Monticello graduate Asher Bradd comes up big to finish the summer wood-bat season.
BUCKLEY — Tim Dillman has seen what Hayden Cargo and Nolan Roseman are capable of on a baseball diamond. And the Royal Giants’ manager has just one question after the latest of those experiences.
Best-of-three title series starts Saturday
BUCKLEY — Tim Dillman’s Royal Giants baseball team possessed plenty of positive vibes after sweeping two games against Paxton last Sunday, finishing with three doubleheader triumphs in as many tries during the condensed Eastern Illinois League regular season.
That he’s “older than some of my coaches” is no big deal to Parkland grad Anthony Silkwood. “I just didn’t want to be 35 and sitting at a bar, wondering how good I could have been.”
The area sports world is still on hiatus because of the global health threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As he will until the crisis subsides, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those affected by the pandemic in a variety of ways.
The wait is ongoing for area teams. Area players. Area coaches. Area parents. When will sports resume as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic? Good question. Until then, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those impacted by the pandemic in a variety of ways.