Thursday Local Sports Update

Thursday Local Sports Update

Last night on 1430 WCMY the Ottawa Pirates continued their undefeated season by beating the L-P Cavaliers on the road 76-54. Anthony Cooper scored a game-high 23 points and had 12 rebounds, Evan Evola had 18 points, and Zach Vogel added 10 more for the win.

  • The JV squad lost to L-P 50-38


The Streator Bulldogs lost on the road to Herscher, 62-57. Jack Haynes led Streator with 23 points and A.J. Benning added 14 points in the loss.

  • The JV Bulldogs defeated Herscher 50-20 


Serena was the winner on the road at LaMoille 46-38.

  • Hunter Muffler led the Huskers with 15 points


Earlville got a win at home beating Hiawatha 63-31


Girls basketball

The Lady Irish finished strong and beat the Lady Reapers 46-31.

  • Seneca was led by Addie Eltrevoog with 14 points,


Tonight there’s a full schedule of girls basketball 

Marquette is at Putnam County,  Seneca travels to Midland, Streator will host Peotone and ST Bede heads to Bureau Valley.


Also tonight starts the Little Ten Girls Conference Tournament. ROund one begins with:

Earlville hosting Somonauk, Newark competes on their home court against Depue and Big Rock travels to take on Hiawatha.    


In High School Bowling

The Ottawa Pirates fell on the road to the Rochelle Hubs in the Interstate 8 matchup.

High roller for Ottawa,  Zander Parise led the team a high game of 214 and  Ty Trovero bowled a 213

The Pirates will host the L-P Cavaliers tonight.


The Ottawa Lady Pirates were winners at home by beating Rochelle.

Michaela Boaz led Ottawa with a 545 series score and  McKenzie Lewis rolled  a 481 series score .          

Tonight in college basketball, the Illinois State Redbirds head to Peoria to face the Bradley Braves.            


The Bulls erased a 25-point deficit in a 105-102 victory over the Pistons at the United Center.   Zach LaVine led Chicago with 37 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 18 points for the Bulls, who have won three of four.  Chicago visits the Sixers tomorrow night.


At the Australian Open, Serena Williams lost her semifinal match to third-seeded Naomi Osaka of Japan.  Williams was chasing her 24th career Grand Slam singles title, which would have tied Margaret Court for the most in any era.


The PGA Tour is in California for the second straight week for The Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club. Adam Scott is competing as the defending champion of the event. 


Tim Tebow is calling it a career on the diamond.  The 33 year old former Heisman Trophy winner and Denver Broncos quarterback announced his retirement from the New York Mets organization.  Tebow joined the Mets in 2016 and reached as high as Triple-A during his time with the club.