In a game heard on Talk 101 FM, Millikin lost to Wheaton 62-14. Nicco Stepina led the Big Blue with 179 yards passing and a touchdown.
The Chicago Cubs lost to the New York Yankees 4-2 in Game 1 of the NLCS. Jon Lester was the losing pitcher. Game 2 is Sunday at 7:07 PM.
The Kansas City Royals took Game 2 of the ALCS and now lead that series 2-0.
The Fighting Illini were on a bye week to get ready for a home tilt with Ohio State next Sayurday at 2:30.
As heard on Talk 101 FM Friday night, the Eisenhower Panthers fell to Chatham Glenwood 56-31.
Other local High School Scores:
Clinton 40 Meridian 14
St. Teresa 36 Shelbyville 21
Central A&M 6 Sullivan-Okaw Valley 34
Tuscola 45 Warrensburg-Latham 21
MacArthur 6 Rochester 61
St. Thomas More 0 Maroa-Forsyth 44
Arcola 61 CGB 0
Argenta-Oreana 44 A-L-A-H 18
Sangamon Valley 27 LSA 22
Effingham 20 Mt. Zion 42
Taylorville 45 Mattoon 17
NFC North foes meet in Motown on Sunday as the Bears face the Lions at Ford Field. Chicago has won back-to-back games after an 0-and-3 start. The Bears beat the Chiefs 18-17 last Sunday in KC after a two-point home win over the Raiders the week before. The Lions remain the last winless team in the NFL this season.
The Colts look to knock off the undefeated New England Patriots on Sunday as they clash at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts and Patriots have not faced each other since the AFC Championship Game in January, or the Deflategate game. Indy has won three straight, including two with Matt Hasselbeck as the starter. Colts owner Jim Irsay said yesterday that he expects Andrew Luck to start.
The St. Louis Rams are in rest and recovery mode this weekend with a bye. The Rams host the Cleveland Browns next Sunday and you can hear all the gridiron action on Talk 101 FM.
NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup is coming to Kansas City this weekend. The Hollywood Casino 400 takes place Sunday at Kansas Speedway. The top eight drivers in the Contender Round, which started last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway, advance to the Eliminator Round. You can hear Sunday’s race “live” on 98.1 Griz FM.