Posted: Friday, Jul 22nd, 2016
NORMAL -- On Saturday, the sports world of Central Illinois focused on the Normal Cornbelters Stadium (The Corn Crib), in Normal, Ill.
Baseball fans were treated to a Cardinals/Cubs game here in the heart of corn and bean land. The crew at the Crib lined up nine "Legends" of the game from the Cubs and Cards. Their teams were augmented ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
CLINTON -- The year is moving along whether we want it to or not. It seems as though summer just started, and Clinton High School (CHS) is playing football.
This past Friday, the Maroons hosted their annual 7-on-7 football exhibition with five other area teams with perfect weather for the event.. ...more
Posted: Friday, Jul 15th, 2016
CLINTON -- On Sunday, , the Clinton American Legion team and Clinton's 14-U travel team faced off in an exhibition game. This was the last game of the season for the 14-U team and the last home game for the Legion team. ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Jul 12th, 2016
CLINTON -- Starting on June 30, the Clinton American Legion team battled the Lutheran School Association's (LSA) Lions on their home field.
Since the team and association are new to some sports, the field was lacking in good care. A couple of foul balls went through the backstop into the bleachers before a repair was made. And, although the team ...more
Posted: Friday, Jul 1st, 2016
CLINTON -- The Clinton Maroons 14--U team played a wild and woolly double header on Wednesday. The opposition was the Bloomington Bandits, which stole the show in scoring but not in the fielding or oddity categories. ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016
CLINTON -- Clinton's Extreme Mayhem started last week on Tuesday, June 21, with a rematch against the Monticello Magic. The Mayhem had mixed outcomes in their previous games; this evening was all about Magic. ...more
Posted: Friday, Jun 24th, 2016
CLINTON -- In a game on June 16 that seemed out of reach, the Clinton Youth League team sponsored by the Clinton Eagles Lodge 593 showed the tenacity of wolverine.
After two innings of play, Clinton team was losing to the LeRoy 4 Peanuts Produce team 9-0. Six of LeRoy's runs came on their half of the first inning.