Tuesday Sports Update

Tuesday Sports Update

The Ottawa Pirates Finished with a score of 335 and placed 6th in golf at the class 2A Freeport Sectional.

  • Ottawa’s Drake Kauffman shot a 78 and finished 5th overall.  Drake Stoudt placed 8th with a 79.

 

The Streator Bulldogs Jacob Magana shot an 88 and Noah Colter finished with a 94 on Monday in the Richwoods Class 2A Sectional at Kellogg Golf Course in Peoria.

 

 The White Sox are searching for a new manager after parting ways with Rick Renteria.  Renteria’s departure comes after he guided the club to a 236-and-309 record over four seasons. The Sox also parted ways with longtime pitching coach Don Cooper.  He was the longest-tenured pitching coach in Major League Baseball, being named to the White Sox position in 2002.  

 

The Bulls continue to make changes to their coaching staff.  The team released the remaining assistant coaches  to allow newly hired head coach Billy Donovan to hire his own staff.  

 

The Blackhawks are adding to their roster. The team has agreed to terms with forwards Lucas Wallmark and Mattias Janmark to one-year contracts. 

 

The Saints kicked a field goal in overtime and held off the Chargers 30-27 in New Orleans on Monday Night Football.  

 

More football tonight, The Bills and Titans play their Week Five game in Nashville. The game was rescheduled due to the Titans having positive tests for COVID-19.

 

The Rays beat the Astros 4-2 in Game Two of the AL Championship Series in San Diego. Tampa Bay leads the series 2-0.

 

In the National League Championship Series in Arlington Texas. The Braves beat the Dodgers 5-1 in Game One.

 

The University of Illinois will kick off the 2020 football season at number-15 Wisconsin on October 23rd.  That is the latest start to the Illini football season in the 131-year history of the program.  The previous latest start was October 19th in 1907.  This will be the first time Illinois has started the season in October since 1941.

 

Major League Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman and longtime TV commentator Joe Morgan has passed away.  The two-time National League MVP died Sunday at age 77.