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THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Big innings power Marquette teams past PC; Ottawa wins two wild games

BASEBALL Marquette 10, Putnam County 0 (6 innings) OTTAWA – Logan Komater finished with a pair of doubles, four hits total and three RBIs for Marquette (12-0, 4-0). Bryce Foster added a pair of RBIs, while Kyle Cook, Connor Durdan and Nate Melvin each contributed two hits. John Thompson (4-0) tossed five shutout innings to…read more »

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Illinois Sports 4/19/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester was dominant through six innings of two-hit ball in his 100th start as Cub, Jason Heyward hit a two-run homer and Chicago defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5. Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber each had two RBIs as Chicago…read more »

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Cubs draft son of woman killed in 2015 church shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have drafted Chris Singleton, whose mother was among those killed two years ago during the shooting inside a South Carolina church. Singleton was selected Wednesday by the defending World Series champions with the final pick of the 19th round, No. 585 overall. He is a right-handed-hitting center fielder…read more »

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Illinois SportsMinute – 6/15/17

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson opened a five-run eighth inning with his 300th homer, a tiebreaking shot that helped the New York Mets rally past the Chicago Cubs for a 9-4 victory. New York’s comeback bailed out ailing former ace Matt Harvey, who…read more »

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Billie Jean King to speak Friday at Northwestern University

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Tennis great and equal rights advocate Billie Jean King will speak and receive an honorary degree at Northwestern University’s commencement ceremony. King is scheduled to deliver the main address during Friday’s ceremony at Ryan Field in Evanston. King’s tennis career featured 39 Grand Slam titles, including 20 Wimbledon championships. Sports Illustrated…read more »

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Local Sports 6/13/17

CITY REC SOFTBALL TUESDAY MEN’S NORTH Rainbow International Restoration 12, Lone Buffalo 2 1st Farm Credit Services 14, A’lure 2 Allison Asphalt 12, Sons of Pitches 10 Caffee News 13, Sons of Pitches 7 TUESDAY MEN’S SOUTH Starved Rock Brewery 19, J.C. Whitney 3 Marseilles Bank 10, Illinois Office Supply 2 Couch Potatoes 21, FBI…read more »

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