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BASEBALL: Marquette’s Couch, Thompson named IHSBCA All-State

BASEBALL: Marquette’s Couch, Thompson named IHSBCA All-State

UNDATED – Luke Couch and John Thompson of Marquette have been named to the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 1A All-State Team. Couch earned three saves in the postseason and got the final three outs in the championship game against Gibault Catholic, allowing three earned runs over 15.1 innings for the season. The…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Peter Lambert allowed four hits over seven innings and struck out nine to win his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1. The 22-year-old right-hander retired 11 straight batters before Kris Bryant doubled with one-out in the sixth, Bryant scored on Javier Báez’s two-out single. Lambert walked…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies. Bote had four hits, including a three-run homer and bases-clearing double to hand the Rockies a second straight loss after ending their season-high eight-game winning streak Tuesday. WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber and Javier Báez homered, Kyle Hendricks was solid again through seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Colorado 6-3 to end the Rockies’ season-high eight-game winning streak. Carlos González had two RBIs as he started in right field for a second straight game after signing a minor league contract with…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Yonder Alonso and José Abreu each hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 10-4 for their season-high fourth straight victory. Alonso also doubled and scored against his former team, helping Chicago move within one game of Cleveland for second place in the AL Central. Eloy Jiménez…Read more »

SOFTBALL: Ottawa blanks Oak Forest, advances to Sweet 16

SOFTBALL: Ottawa blanks Oak Forest, advances to Sweet 16

JOLIET – Ottawa reached the Sweet 16 for the first time Wednesday by defeating Oak Forest, 6-0, in the IHSA Class 3A Joliet Catholic Sectional semifinals. Sloan Gayan fired a two-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts for the Lady Pirates (24-7), who have not allowed a run in 18 postseason innings. Jenna Nink hit an opposite-field two-run…Read more »