Author Archives: Tony Bianchi

Tuesday Sports Update

   The White Sox and Indians play a doubleheader today after yesterday’s series opener was postponed due to inclement weather.  Dylan Cease will make his 2020 debut in Chicago’s road opener in Game one, while Carlos Rodón will make his first start in the nightcap.  Pre-game begins at 1:35 with the first pitch at 2:30…Read more »

Monday Sports Update

The Illinois Elementary School Association announced on Friday that the board voted to cancel the regular season and IESA state series in baseball, softball, boys and girls golf and boys and girls cross country.  There are no plans to try and reschedule the activities or conduct them later in the school year due in part to…Read more »

Friday Sports Update

The  Sox start the season with a series against the Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field.  Lucas Giolito takes on Minnesota’s José Berríos.  Tune in for the pre-game at 6:35 with the 1st pitch set for 7:10 right here on 1430 WCMY your station for the White Sox Radio Network.   The Cubs open the season tonight…Read more »

Thursday Sports Update

The White Sox dropped their final exhibition game to the Brewers 5-3 at Guaranteed Rate Field. Nicky Delmonico smacked a two-run homer in the loss.  The Sox began the season tomorrow night by hosting the Twins with Lucas Giolito taking the mound.  Willson Contreras belted two home runs to help the Cubs beat the Twins…Read more »

Wednesday Sports Update

The Illinois High School Association announced Tuesday that it will be holding discussions with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education on Friday. IHSA executive editor Craig Anderson said in a statement Tuesday’ “We expect this meeting [with IDPH and ISBE] will provide important guidance on how the IHSA…Read more »

Tuesday Sports Update

Yesterday The Daily Times (Friday night drive) reported, The L-P highschool football team had to cancel its workout Monday after a coach’s family member tested positive for COVID-19. School officials consulted with the La Salle County Health Department and the team is cleared to resume workouts today. The coach has not tested positive for the…Read more »

Monday Sports Update

The White Sox defeated the Cubs 7-3 in exhibition at a near empty Wrigley Field. Ross Detwiler got the win in relief after striking out four over two innings.  Jason Kipnis belted a solo home run for the Cubs.    Lucas Giolito will be the Opening Day starter for the White Sox on Friday.  Manager Rick…Read more »

Friday Sports Update

Chicago White Sox Baseball returns to 1430 WCMY beginning Sunday night with the first of three exhibition games ahead of the pandemic-shortened 60 game season.      The Sox and Cubs will play at Wrigley Field Sunday evening with the first pitch at 7:05 and pre-game at 6:30.  Andy Masur will take the place of the late…Read more »

Thursday Sports Update

After canceling due to Wednesday’s wet weather forecast, LaSalle Speedway has rescheduled its reopening. The UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour will race at the  Speedway on Sunday, July 26. It had originally been scheduled for July 15. LaSalle Speedway president Tony Izzo said the track will follow all Phase 4 guidelines, including 20% capacity, 6-foot…Read more »

Wednesday Sports Update

The IHSA said Tuesday that it will defer to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois State Board of Education and the governor’s office on all of its return to play guidelines moving forward. The statement from the IHSA comes as the high school sports governing body was named in a lawsuit that aims…Read more »