Friday Sports Update

Friday Sports Update

The Streator cross country teams were in action at Princeton.

  • The boys placed 1st with the Bulldogs Kody Danko winning the race.
  • The girls team finished in 2nd place Lady Bulldog Abby Seaton led all girls with a 1st place finish.


 Tri-County Conference girls meet in McNabb, Seneca clinched first with 32 points, Marquette placed 2nd with 45 .

  • Seneca’s Amber Vroman’s had a  first place time of 20:35.
  • Marquette’s Lilly Craig place fourth with a time of 22:21



The L-P Co-op swim team earned a victory over Morris 83-43 in Peru.

  • Peyton Heagy was first in the 200 freestyle, the 50 freestyle, the 100 butterfly and the 100 breaststroke.  Also capturing wins for the Co-op girls were Brooklyn Lowery in the 200 individual medley and Nicole Pocivasek in the 100 backstroke.



The Chicago Bears’ defense stopped Tom Brady on Tampa Bay’s final drive to hold on and beat the Buccaneers 20-19 at Soldier Field last night The Bears improved to 4-1..


The Corey Crawford era is over with the Blackhawks after 13 seasons.  General Manager Stan Bowman announced yesterday that the team will not renew the 35-year-old netminder’s deal when it expires at the start of NHL free agency today. Crawford owns The Hawks record for playoff wins and regular-season save percentage.



Three teams are moving on in the MLB Playoffs.  The Braves blanked the Marlins 7-0 and advanced for the first time since 2001.  The Dodgers hammered the Padres 12-3 to finish off the sweep to set up a date with Atlanta in the National League Championship.

In the American League, the Astros topped the Athletics 11-6 to punch their ticket to their fourth straight American League Championship.  The Yankees avoided elimination with a 5-1 win over the Rays to force a winner-take-all Game Five


The Lakers will battle the Miami Heat in Game Five of the NBA Finals Tonight in Orlando.


Bryson DeChambeau fired a 62 to lead by one after the first round of the Shriners Hospital for Children Open in Las Vegas.


The Bank of America 400 takes place at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday.  Denny Hamlin is set to start up front.